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I run ubuntu 11.10 on i5 CPU with 4GB RAM nvdia geforce GTS 250 connected to widescreen tv (HDMI)

When using vlc, xbmc or boxee to play movies the system randomly freeze, the audio is looping the last words of the video file and nothing is responding. So I have to manually reset the system. Can anybody help?

P.S. I forgot to mention the the log file was full of line regarding xbox 360 wireless receiver (I dual boot with windwos 7) so I unplugged it to see if that counts

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closed as off topic by Marco Ceppi Feb 3 '12 at 0:02

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Do you run proprietary Nvidia driver? Is there anything in logs of xserver? /var/log –  PocketSam Nov 6 '11 at 17:28
    
I have no linux near right now. =[ –  PocketSam Nov 6 '11 at 17:29
    
@PocketSam Yes I do run nvidia drivers (from restricted driver repo). I really don't understand much about logs. In xorg.0.log I see some errors about drivers (it seems to load all of them). Anyway since I unplugged the xbox360 controller wireless receiver it did not crash... I don't know whether that's or not. –  psylockeer Nov 8 '11 at 22:19
    
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions here. –  jrg Feb 2 '12 at 23:59

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I would suggest to use SMPlayer from software center i had Freezes on my PC when playing video but they magically stopped when i started

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This is really a comment, not an answer to the question. Please use "add comment" to leave feedback for the author. –  Mitch Aug 20 '12 at 17:36

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