I just found out that my mother had several
virtualbox packages installed. But not
Namely, if I remember correctly, these three:
virtualbox-guest-dkms virtualbox-guest-utils virtualbox-guest-x11
And yes, these were installed on the host.
As she never used
virtualbox, I probably installed it along with these packages long ago for testing purposes. And forgot to remove these packages along with
The question is:
Could this be the cause of system freezing? Well, I am unsure, if the whole system freezes. But the screen freezes almost every day. I am not at the machine, so I don't know if she could just press Ctrl+Alt+Backspace to restart the display manager.
She told me just now, that it happens regularly, almost daily, and she just presses the power button for a few seconds. Oh my god, I say.
So far I found these "suspects" and removed them.
Could you tell me what to look for further and where?
The system is Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon 64-bit.