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After upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 last night, I received several error messages. I try to send reports for the Ubuntu teams, and after the upgrading finished, I realise it's a complete failure. When I boot the computer, I get to the desktop with the icone but then I cannot do much as it is all frozen. I start to freeze, nothing can be done for 3-4 minutes, then all icones and bars dissappear and reappear, it seems like it unfreezes but refreezes instantly. However I can use the terminal, so does anyone have an idea how to reinstall or fix this through the terminal or whatever?

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions on filing a bug report are here. –  Jorge Castro Dec 1 '12 at 20:27
    
Have you tried running the installation again, to see if the problem is persistent? It may just have been something going wrong that one time? –  Chris Wilson Feb 2 '13 at 17:03
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You could try doing a fresh install (assuming you don't have important files on the drive) as opposed to an upgrade. In some cases, upgrades can create problems:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1973093

http://ubuntuper.wordpress.com/2010/09/17/fresh-install-vs-upgrade-benefits-and-negatives-with-both/

If you can use the terminal without problems, you could try getting updates.

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