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Re: Panel and menu corrupted after system freeze
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2017, 04:27:13 pm »
To remove the 4.4 kernels, and stop getting updates for them
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sudo apt-get remove --purge linux-image-4.4.0-51-generic linux-image-4.4.0-62-generic linux-image-4.4.0-63-generic linux-image-4.4.0-64-generic linux-image-genericthen post the output from:
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dpkg -l | grep 4.4.0and
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dpkg -l | grep hwe-16.04

Wow it wasn't very keen on that:

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I've never seen that before when it comes to updating GRUB.  It took ages to complete too  :-\.

Here are the requested outputs:
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andy@andy-Latitude-E6410 ~ $ dpkg -l | grep 4.4.0
ii  libubuntugestures5:amd64                   1.3.1918+16.04.20160404-0ubuntu1              amd64        Ubuntu gestures library for Ubuntu UI Toolkit
ii  libubuntutoolkit5:amd64                    1.3.1918+16.04.20160404-0ubuntu1              amd64        Ubuntu toolkit common library for Ubuntu UI Toolkit
ii  linux-headers-4.4.0-63                     4.4.0-63.84                                   all          Header files related to Linux kernel version 4.4.0
ii  linux-headers-4.4.0-63-generic             4.4.0-63.84                                   amd64        Linux kernel headers for version 4.4.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii  linux-headers-4.4.0-64                     4.4.0-64.85                                   all          Header files related to Linux kernel version 4.4.0
ii  linux-headers-4.4.0-64-generic             4.4.0-64.85                                   amd64        Linux kernel headers for version 4.4.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii  linux-headers-generic                      4.4.0.64.68                                   amd64        Generic Linux kernel headers
rc  linux-image-extra-4.4.0-51-generic         4.4.0-51.72                                   amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for version 4.4.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
rc  linux-image-extra-4.4.0-62-generic         4.4.0-62.83                                   amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for version 4.4.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii  linux-libc-dev:amd64                       4.4.0-64.85                                   amd64        Linux Kernel Headers for development
ii  qml-module-ubuntu-components:amd64         1.3.1918+16.04.20160404-0ubuntu1              amd64        Qt Components for Ubuntu - Components QML plugin
ii  qml-module-ubuntu-layouts:amd64            1.3.1918+16.04.20160404-0ubuntu1              amd64        Qt Components for Ubuntu - Layouts QML plugin
ii  qml-module-ubuntu-performancemetrics:amd64 1.3.1918+16.04.20160404-0ubuntu1              amd64        Qt Components for Ubuntu - PerformanceMetrics QML plugin
ii  qml-module-ubuntu-test:amd64               1.3.1918+16.04.20160404-0ubuntu1              amd64        Qt Components for Ubuntu - Test QML plugin
ii  qtdeclarative5-ubuntu-ui-toolkit-plugin    1.3.1918+16.04.20160404-0ubuntu1              amd64        Transitional dummy package for Ubuntu UI Toolkit QML plugin
ii  ubuntu-ui-toolkit-theme                    1.3.1918+16.04.20160404-0ubuntu1              amd64        Qt Components for Ubuntu - Ubuntu Theme
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Followed by:
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andy@andy-Latitude-E6410 ~ $ dpkg -l | grep hwe-16.04
ii  linux-generic-hwe-16.04                    4.8.0.39.10                                   amd64        Complete Generic Linux kernel and headers
ii  linux-headers-generic-hwe-16.04            4.8.0.39.10                                   amd64        Generic Linux kernel headers
ii  linux-image-generic-hwe-16.04              4.8.0.39.10                                   amd64        Generic Linux kernel image
ii  xserver-xorg-core-hwe-16.04                2:1.18.4-1ubuntu6.1~16.04.1                   amd64        Xorg X server - core server
ii  xserver-xorg-hwe-16.04                     1:7.7+13ubuntu4~16.04.2                       amd64        X.Org X server
ii  xserver-xorg-input-all-hwe-16.04           1:7.7+13ubuntu4~16.04.2                       amd64        X.Org X server -- input driver metapackage
ii  xserver-xorg-input-evdev-hwe-16.04         1:2.10.2-1ubuntu1~16.04.1                     amd64        X.Org X server -- evdev input driver
ii  xserver-xorg-input-synaptics-hwe-16.04     1.8.3-1ubuntu1~16.04.1                        amd64        Synaptics TouchPad driver for X.Org server
ii  xserver-xorg-input-wacom-hwe-16.04         1:0.33.0-0ubuntu1~16.04.1                     amd64        X.Org X server -- Wacom input driver
ii  xserver-xorg-video-all-hwe-16.04           1:7.7+13ubuntu4~16.04.2                       amd64        X.Org X server -- output driver metapackage
ii  xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu-hwe-16.04        1.1.2-1~16.04.1                               amd64        X.Org X server -- AMDGPU display driver
ii  xserver-xorg-video-ati-hwe-16.04           1:7.7.1-1~16.04.1                             amd64        X.Org X server -- AMD/ATI display driver wrapper
ii  xserver-xorg-video-fbdev-hwe-16.04         1:0.4.4-1build5~16.04.1                       amd64        X.Org X server -- fbdev display driver
ii  xserver-xorg-video-intel-hwe-16.04         2:2.99.917+git20160706-1ubuntu1~16.04.1       amd64        X.Org X server -- Intel i8xx, i9xx display driver
ii  xserver-xorg-video-nouveau-hwe-16.04       1:1.0.12-2~16.04.1                            amd64        X.Org X server -- Nouveau display driver
ii  xserver-xorg-video-qxl-hwe-16.04           0.1.4-3ubuntu3~16.04.1                        amd64        X.Org X server -- QXL display driver
ii  xserver-xorg-video-radeon-hwe-16.04        1:7.7.1-1~16.04.1                             amd64        X.Org X server -- AMD/ATI Radeon display driver
ii  xserver-xorg-video-vesa-hwe-16.04          1:2.3.4-1build2~16.04.1                       amd64        X.Org X server -- VESA display driver
ii  xserver-xorg-video-vmware-hwe-16.04        1:13.1.0-2ubuntu3~16.04.1                     amd64        X.Org X server -- VMware display driver
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Re: Panel and menu corrupted after system freeze
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2017, 04:34:58 pm »
I see nothing wrong in the output above Andy (besides a broken link)...

Can't hurt to run:
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sudo update-grubjust to check that damaged link message has disappeared.



Okay run:
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sudo apt-get remove --purge linux-headers-4.4.0-63 linux-headers-4.4.0-63-generic linux-headers-4.4.0-64 linux-headers-4.4.0-64-generic linux-image-extra-4.4.0-51-generic linux-image-extra-4.4.0-62-generic linux-headers-genericNow can you post the output from:
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dpkg -l | grep "rc " | grep xserver-xorg
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Re: Panel and menu corrupted after system freeze
« Reply #17 on: February 22, 2017, 05:00:35 pm »
I see nothing wrong in the output above Andy (besides a broken link)...

Can't hurt to run:
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sudo update-grubjust to check that damaged link message has disappeared.



Okay run:
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sudo apt-get remove --purge linux-headers-4.4.0-63 linux-headers-4.4.0-63-generic linux-headers-4.4.0-64 linux-headers-4.4.0-64-generic linux-image-extra-4.4.0-51-generic linux-image-extra-4.4.0-62-generic linux-headers-genericNow can you post the output from:
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dpkg -l | grep "rc " | grep xserver-xorg

Yeah, the update-grub looks clear to me:
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andy@andy-Latitude-E6410 ~ $ sudo update-grub
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Generating grub configuration file ...
Warning: Setting GRUB_TIMEOUT to a non-zero value when GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT is set is no longer supported.
Found background image: grub-background.png
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-4.8.0-39-generic
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-4.8.0-39-generic
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-4.8.0-36-generic
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-4.8.0-36-generic
Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.elf
Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.bin
Found Arch on /dev/sda7
done
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It does take a hell of a long time to complete, around 3 mins.  Here are the requested outputs after purging the headers:
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andy@andy-Latitude-E6410 ~ $ dpkg -l | grep "rc " | grep xserver-xorg
rc  xserver-xorg                               1:7.7+13ubuntu3                               amd64        X.Org X server
rc  xserver-xorg-core                          2:1.18.4-0ubuntu0.2                           amd64        Xorg X server - core server
rc  xserver-xorg-video-intel                   2:2.99.917+git20160325-1ubuntu1.2             amd64        X.Org X server -- Intel i8xx, i9xx display driver
rc  xserver-xorg-video-vmware                  1:13.1.0-2ubuntu3                             amd64        X.Org X server -- VMware display driver
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Re: Panel and menu corrupted after system freeze
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2017, 05:13:17 pm »
Okay run these 2 commands in sequence .. and DO NOT reboot until you've run them BOTH:
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sudo apt-get remove --purge xserver-xorg xserver-xorg-core xserver-xorg-video-intel xserver-xorg-video-vmwarethen
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sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-input-all-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-input-evdev-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-input-synaptics-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-input-wacom-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-all-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-ati-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-fbdev-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-intel-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-nouveau-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-qxl-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-radeon-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-vesa-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-vmware-hwe-16.04Now running:
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dpkg -l | grep "rc " | grep xserver-xorgshould return nothing.

If so, all done :)
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Re: Panel and menu corrupted after system freeze
« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2017, 06:13:15 pm »
Okay run these 2 commands in sequence .. and DO NOT reboot until you've run them BOTH:
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sudo apt-get remove --purge xserver-xorg xserver-xorg-core xserver-xorg-video-intel xserver-xorg-video-vmwarethen
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sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-input-all-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-input-evdev-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-input-synaptics-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-input-wacom-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-all-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-amdgpu-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-ati-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-fbdev-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-intel-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-nouveau-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-qxl-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-radeon-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-vesa-hwe-16.04 xserver-xorg-video-vmware-hwe-16.04Now running:
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dpkg -l | grep "rc " | grep xserver-xorgshould return nothing.

If so, all done :)

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Re: Panel and menu corrupted after system freeze
« Reply #20 on: February 22, 2017, 06:14:36 pm »
As always .. you're most welcome Andy, happy it's now stable for you ;)
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