Ubuntu Checking battery state ... & Login timed out after 60 seconds

I just installed Ubuntu server 10.04 LTS on Dell Optiplex 380 with gnome desktop.After setting up Samba, I disable gnome desktop from start up by eding GRUB config file.Everything works just fine. But this evening, when I tried to boot my server it hanged for about 3 minute withChecking battery stat ...

Ubuntu Checking Battery State and Freezes

I've searched the forums and i found some threads about this issue, but nothing seems to help.I just bought a secondhand Dell Optiplex GX60 Series.I've installed a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04.Now comes the problem.If the pc is on, and I use it for about 15-40 minutes, the it freezes up with the fo ...

Ubuntu checking battery state, please help

Sorry in advance for such a long post.It's happened to me at least 8 times now, and I have no clue why.at first it was only during the installation of ubuntu, and the only way i could make sure it didn't happen was making sure the mouse was always moving... which doesn't seem relevant what so ever b ...

Kubuntu 10.04 + nvidia = checking battery state

Edit: Disregarded NVidia's instructions and re-installed driver using the instructions here (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia). Has survived two reboots and 3D functions are restored.Not the cutting-edge latest driver but I don't need that really. Leaving post up in case an ...

Ubuntu Checking battery state is crashing GNOME desktop frequently

Dell Optiplex GX260 (w/onboard Intel graphics)Original install was Ubuntu 9.04.Upgraded twice, first to 9.10, and 2 months or so ago to 10.04. Problem never occurred before version 10.04.BUG HISTORY: Googling on this problem reveals that it has been around since at least Ubuntu 8.10.I'll be working ...

Ubuntu "* Checking battery state... [ OK ]" Frozen Please Help

thanks for helping.Just got my new Netbook today, wooo I exclaimed.....First thing I did, dumped Windows 7, placed Ubuntu 10.10 netbook on a usb and installed it.Everything was going great, got my evolution set up, mail worked, got dropbox on...Then I was prompted that I'm not using my graphics card ...

Ubuntu Checking battery state... what?

So I am trying to install / get video drivers working for the new Ubuntu. I burned the CD and it works just fine (I can install the OS) and it "works" until I attempt to turn on video drivers.Rig:E8400 @ 3.8GHz4GB RAMSLI Nvidia 8800GT cardsSome expensive sound card30" Samsung LCD 2560 ...

Ubuntu Checking battery state.... [OK]

I put the Ubuntu disk in my WinXP Media Center PC and have problems. I've been able to boot up gOS Gadgets and gOS Space (from Good OS which are modified versions of Ubuntu) with no problem. I get through the Ubuntu load screen then it's just a command prompt that says:* Starting System Tools Backen ...

Ubuntu Checking Battery State......

I just installed 11.10 on a second computer that I have and I get this error when the computer is booting. I updated the computer, installed and reinstalled the nvidia drivers(current) with no success. I saw this error during the developmental stages and usually solved it by reinstalling the video d ...

Ubuntu Checking Battery State [OK] X Crashing

I've just done a fresh install of Kubuntu Intrepid on my Acer Travelmate 530. The problem I have now is the screen randomly goes black and a single line of text saying "Checking Battery State [OK]" appears at the top for a few seconds, then X restarts and I am left at the login screen.The ...

Ubuntu "Checking battery state..." in Lucid Lynx

So much for an LTS release being stable. I try to boot from a LiveCD and it hangs on "Checking battery state..." I searched the forum for a solution but didn't really find anything. This is an old desktop machine with Intel onboard graphics -- nothing too fancy and nothing it should have a ...

Ubuntu Checking Battery State Error Tx2z

Okay sorry if this is a repost but I couldn't find anything recent and specific to me.I have a HP touchsmart tx2zAMD ZM846GB RamATI 3240? Whatever is the standard one...there aren't any options for the graphics card.I have tried to install IBEX several times but the live and the install both hang up ...

Ubuntu checking battery state

I recently installed kubuntu 5.10 on vmware in windows. It appeared to install fine, except that when it comes to 'checking battery state' on the bootup it seems to freeze. This computer isn't a laptop so i am not sure why it is checking battery state. Your help would be appreciated.:) ...

Ubuntu Checking battery state

My laptop keeps saying Checking battery state is that something to worry about?The laptop goes has a black screen on it saying Checking battery state then says okI was just wondering why it does it ...

Checking battery state or How Ubuntu don't like nVidia

I have Lenovo Ideapad V460 with 2 graphic cards (one is integrated, second is nVidia). After installing Ubuntu 10.10 (and also with Xubuntu 10.10) system asked me to update nVidia driver (because that one used wasn't supporting 3d effects and other stuff). So I did it and my laptop didn't boot again ...

Ubuntu "Checking battery state..."

I'm a complete Linux rookie so bear with me please.I installed the OS just fine using this walkthrough (http://forums.govteen.com/showpost.php?p=4830084&postcount=2). Installing an OS is nothing new and it went flawlessly. Everything seemed to be fine, but after restarting the OS, I can no longe ...

Ubuntu Upgraded to 11.04 - Checking battery state

all, I upgraded to 11.04 yesterday but when I try to run it now it freezes on checking battery state.I've did some looking in the forums and found this post.http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1744681Which in turn pointed me to this page.https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Troubleshooting/FglrxInteferesW ...

Ubuntu 11.10 fresh install gets stuck at Checking Battery State

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 on my Desktop computer. The install seemed to go smoothly. But after the computer rebooted, and I saw Grub (because I also have Windows as an option), and then the purple screen, and then it drops me into this terminal thingy with some text showing the proc ...

Ubuntu Linux 10.04 Checking Battery State

Okay so I upgraded from 8.10 to 10.04 a while ago, but ever since whenever my screen saver comes on The screen will go dark, and it'll pop up some text about my Wacom, or the landscape client not being configured. Then at the bottom it'll say checking battery state [ok] and the screen will start fla ...

Ubuntu 10.04 XServer randomly dies, hangs at "Checking Battery State... [OK]"

I have an older desktop (Dell) that has a P4 processor, 512 meg RAM, and a 40 GB hard drive. I did a fresh install of 10.04 that completed successfully. When booted up, things appear fine. Eventually, all of the graphics go away, and the last line I see is "Checking Battery State...[OK]" ( ...

Ubuntu 9.04 Persistent on Flash Drive "Checking Battery State" hang.

Greetings!So, I'm having troubles with a bug that I've seen reports and advice for, but never quite close enough to my situation to solve it. I've been trying to set up Jaunty on my 16GB flash drive to run it as a portable OS with persistence (mostly to run on my main XP desktop and other XP boxes), ...

Ubuntu after update wont start checking battery state

I just updated to 11.04... well I wanted to :( I got the message checking battery state. I used google and found out it has to do something with fglrx (or whatever) so I thought I was really smart and did sudo apt-get remove fglrx after using alt + f1 to get into the terminal... but now I cant do an ...

Ubuntu Hang on checking battery state...

everyone, hopefully someone here may be able to help me regain my sanity, as ubuntu 11.04, much like Cthulhu, is eating it.Anyway, my system hard locked while I was messing around with an N64 emulator, and I was forced to power it off. When it booted back up it keeps trying to go into low graphics m ...

ubuntu 10.10 "checking battery state..." hang

I have searched the forums only to find this problem dating back a few years with no workable solutions for me. I recently updated from 9.10 -> 10.04 ->10.10 and everything was working great except the splash screen at start up was really ugly and low resolution. I followed all of the steps in ...

Ubuntu hanging after "checking battery state" after installing several libraries

Hi, my computer is hanging after "checking battery state" after installing several librariesI am using ubuntu server 10.10I can log on to the machine via ssh and web interfaceI can not login to gde desktop via console anymore..I think the problem is:libpixman-1.so.0 => /usr/local/lib/li ...

Ubuntu Yet another "Checking battery state" error

there, folks. I'm quite new to Ubuntu and to Linux in general, so this problem has me totally stumped. I've used Google and the forum search in an attempt to solve this myself, but have not had any luck with the solutions given.I installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on an old Dell Dimension 2400 desktop (anci ...

Ubuntu Boot hangs after 'checking battery state'

I upgraded from 10.10 to 11.04 last night.The boot process hangs just after 'checking battery state' and I can't reach the login screen. I can boot in using an older kernel OK. Does anyone have any suggestions to resolve this? ...

Ubuntu service gdm stop stuck after checking battery state

Ubuntu 10.04sudo service gdm stop stuck after checking battery state, but i can switch to another screen by typing "ctrl+alt+F1". ...

Ubuntu Will not boot, hangs at checking battery state

My Ubuntu 10.04 install will not boot and it hangs at checking battery state. I am able to boot into recovery mode. I tried fixing packages but it does not fix the issue. When I drop into the root shell, I tried upgrading all packages. I always get 3 errors - 2 empathy errors and one nautilus error. ...

Ubuntu Dual nvidia gpu causes boot hang "checking battery state.."

ok to start things off, i am very new to ubuntu. i took a linux class last year but we used fedora core 8, and i expected them to be practically the same but i've found that this is not true.the problem...ok so i am running two nvidia geforce 9400 gt graphics cards, and i am running these on an inte ...

Ubuntu Failed to load session "Gnome", Checking Battery State

I have upgraded my 11.04 to 11.10. Normal boot stops at "Checking Battery State" - machine hangs but responds to alt-ctrl-del and reboots.Booting into recovery mode gets to selection box, but continuing into normal boot brings up an error message box "Failed to load session "Gnom ...

Ubuntu Infamous "Checking battery state..."

I'm getting the (apparently common) problem where after a new install or upgrade (mythbuntu 11.10), the system hangs after "checking battery state" on my HTPC.Specs:*mobo: kalmet2 (A7V8X-LA)*GPU: 9500 GT (SP95GT512D2L-HP)--DVI > HDMI adapter*AMD Athlon XP 3200+*2GB Ram*Audigy 2*hauppaug ...

Ubuntu desktop freezes on checking battery state during boot

as the title say's , my desktop pc always freezes during "checking battery state " while booting , thats weird because a desktop pc does not have a battery only thing i have found to bypass this , is aborting boot procedure(= cut the power ) en reboot does anybody know how to fix this, i'm ...

Ubuntu Stops loading on "checking battery state"

My problem is this. I removed my ati vga and changed to on-board vga. Then after when ubuntu is running the startup cripts it frozed on "starting postgres-server", I changed to tty2 and turned off the executable bit so it could skip the postgre start script. But now it's frozen on "ch ...

Ubuntu Boot hanging at "Checking battery state..."

Today when I went to boot up my computer, it hung at "Checking battery state...". I have never had any problems before this, and have been using 10.10 for several months. The only change I made that I can think of was installing the Wacom Control Panel. Help, please! I have no idea what to ...

Ubuntu 10.10 not booting past checking battery state

Every time I try to boot into Ubuntu, it never goes any further than “Checking battery state...”Once it gets there it pauses for about 2 minutes then goes to “^@” and doesn't go any further. I can still press CTRL+ALT+F(1-6) to get to a command line, but I'm kinda n00bish when it comes to the co ...

Ubuntu Stuck at 'Checking battery state'

Tried to search for a similar problem, but did not find anyting that I could relate to. Anyway:Updated from 10.04 to 10.10 about 2 weeks ago and it worked just fine until today. After rebooting, it's stuck at "* Checking battery state" and nothing happens. I've tried with power cord insert ...

Ubuntu Laptop with no battery - "checking battery state" problem

Just installed 9.10 followed by a 10.04 upgrade (wouldn't work as a 10.04 clean install). The install and upgrade all seemed to go well.But now when booting I get a message saying "checking battery state" and then it boots no further. This is a laptop without a battery installed, running p ...

Ubuntu Boot hangs at Checking battery state...

Running an upgraded system from 8.04 to 8.10Desktop PCIntel core Duo9800 GTX+ x 2 Evga moboHeron was running OK and I decided to upgrade (I don't know why, every single time I upgrade my system gets completely wrecked) to Ibex. The upgrade process went well, except for one spurious message about nau ...

Ubuntu Install stops at checking battery state

I am determined to play around with ubuntu (currently using vista) and possible switch to it after getting a larger hard drive. Anyway, i installed ibex using wubi (note that a few months ago i installed heron with wubi with no trouble, but have since uninstalled it), and i am able to boon into ubun ...

Ubuntu Cant boot, stuck at "checking battery state"

I installed Ubuntu on a Windows desktop as a dual boot setup. However, when booting into Ububtu, ,bootup hangs at "checking battery state". It seems the problem is with the 2 Nvidia video cards that I have installed, as Ububtu does not recognize 2 cards out of the box. Can someone walk me ...

Ubuntu Stuck on "Checking battery state" after installing nvidia driver 10.10

I just installed ubuntu on my m11x and am completely new to ubuntu. After installing the latest driver for the 335m I am stuck at checking battery state and there is no way I can get to the gui anymore. The only access I have to are the tty's and I don't know what to do. I have already tried finding ...

Ubuntu Cannot install 8.10, last message "checking battery state..."

I'm new to ubuntu (well, I've installed 1 time, but that was a failure too, because I was writing a thesis atm and I didn't feel like reïnstalling all my needed programs. Linux had been on my computer until it was stolen (bastards!), but I never used it...)So, I'm trying to install Ubuntu (unlike t ...

Ubuntu 8.10 doesn't start properly on Acer Aspire 5050 / stalls at "Checking battery state."

the last console output during boot is "* Checking battery state... [OK]".The screen blacks 3 times after that message is shown until it finally rests at this message.This is the case both with the upgraded 8.04 on hdd and the LiveCD.Note I have to use acpi=off to get booting and noapic to ...

Ubuntu HELP stuck at 'checking battery state'

well i was removing 'libimobiledevices' and somehow my system crashed now when i bot ubuntu it freezes at checking battery state, help? ...

Ubuntu 9.10 - Hangs on Startup - "Checking Battery State... [Done]"

I have clean installed Ubuntu 9.10 from a Live USB stick and I sometimes get an error when starting it up. It reads "Checking Battery State... [Done]" and just hangs there, at which point I have to force it to shut down. If I try booting up again, I'll normally get the same message, or I'm ...

Ubuntu No bootup "Checking battery state..."

Yesterday the LAN party i held at my place for some of my gaming friends ended. Of course, for flawless playing and setup of the newest games, this meant that i had to take out my Kubuntu hard drive and put in a clean drive for installing Windows XP. Today i tried putting back my Kubuntu drive as a ...

Ubuntu Laptop fails to shutdown - Checking Battery State

Quite often the machine just hangs when i try to shut it down, it displays:Checking battery StateCan someone help? ...

Ubuntu Need help with skipping "checking battery state"

Checking battery state hangs. After booting my live cd in acpi workaround mode, it finds the correct driver which is awesome. the screen flickers and the text is displayef in the new redolution. The x mouse even comes up and can be moved.At this point...great success. Once the mouse comes up, one la ...

Ubuntu Hang on "checking battery state" after latest update

I just updated my Meerkat system using Synaptic and rebooted. Now the boot process hangs on the "checking battery state" message. How can I get past this? I've been reduced to accessing the forum through Windows 7!!!!For the record, I did the update at 0030 on Nov 4, 2010. ...