I believe my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS was hacked. There were about 1000 unsuccessful log-in attempts to my mailbox shown in my email security settings over about 4 weeks. I then found 2 consecutive msgs in my spam: from myself to myself, with the title "You've been hacked". I deleted them without reading them. Firefox started behaving abnormally (I can't remember exactly, but it didn't look right). I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. Firefox somehow looked "fake". I tried to reinstall the LTS, unsuccessfully (I think it was out of date), it didn't do anything: it was just the live session and no actual installation. I went and bought the latest version (18.10) from Ubuntu Family Pack (Linux Identity Pack), which is a magazine with the disk, which my French newsagent stocks. I thought I had installed it, but nothing worked right. They were not real installations. Then the problems trying to get the disk in started. When I managed to get the disk in, I get error msgs, like "Oops, seems like the installer encountered a problem", etc. The disk sounds like it's going round and round - there's a kind of bumping noise. During the installations I was still connected to internet. Please can you help? Since I wrote this the problem seems to have been resolved! It looks like it was a hardware problem with the keyboard. Thanks to everyone who took the trouble to read my post. Best wishes.
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