linpus linux lite nautilus is not working
hi, i am new to this site and linux as i've always used xp and vista so please bear with me, well i have got an acer aspire one AoA 100
i started having problems after an icon that could not be configured yet appeared on my desktop then the menu bar dissapeared and the internet stopped working and applications like my files and my doccuments seem to not open properly , they just flash a page as if they are tring to open but close .
i think i am running xfce but i am not sure what is running or how things are configurerd i have tried to read other posts but i need to understand how and what to do your help would greatly recieved thank you so much for your time x
when trying to run apps 'nautilus says it is not running 'so i ran nautilus in the terminal and this came up
(terminal: 2937) GTK-CRITTICAL**:
gtk_widget_realize : assertion
11 GTK_IS_INVSIBLE (widget) failed
assertion width>=1 failed
GTK_IS_MENU_SHELL (menu_shell) failed
also ran command 'find 'in the terminal and this is the error
also when first start up error box pops up saying
INTERNAL ERR0R FAILEDTO INITIALIZE HAL!
please if could you make any sense of this info i would be so greatfull
thankyou again in advance x