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NewDell NewDell is offline
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Unhappy Mini 9 stopped working after downloading updates - 05-01-2009, 03:34 AM


I've had the mini 9 w/ubuntu for couple of months and everything was fine until I downloaded updates yesterday. Now, I can connect to the wi-fi and i've lost all my bookmarks including my screensaver for some reason.

Is there any way to perform a "restore" like with MS Window? Any help will be greatly appreciated!

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Default Re: Mini 9 stopped working after downloading updates - 05-01-2009, 08:37 AM

I suppose you have Ubuntu 8.04 on your Mini.
With System-->Administration-->Synaptic Package Manager you can access File-->History where you can see the installed, upgraded and removed software packages. I think that, for a long list of upgrading, undoing is not so easy. Moreover, i believe the upgrade is a good thing, so it should be better to fix the wi-fi with the manual configuration (left-click on the icon) and restore your bookmarks and screensaver the same way you did it the first time (Always make a back-up of your data!)

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Default Re: Mini 9 stopped working after downloading updates - 05-10-2009, 09:12 PM

The update did the same thing to me! I was kinda pissed so i just decided to upgrade to 9.04

...i didn't want to have to deal with fixing that crap
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