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How to deal with a frozen screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? My OS is Ubuntu 12.04. Sometimes the screen suddenly becomes frozen, except that the mouse can move around. I have no choice but to ...
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1answer
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Why is plymouthd crashing on startup? [duplicate]

Every time my laptop boots, I am greeted by several "Ubuntu 13.10 has experienced an internal error" dialogs once the graphical desktop environment (whatever it's called) is displayed. Apparently the ...
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What do I do if Ubuntu 16.04 freezes, but I can move only the mouse? [duplicate]

I sometimes experience whole Ubuntu freezes (from 14.04 to 16.04, I upgrade by a clean installation), just mouse can move (that's why this question is different from others). I think this is caused by ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS randomly freezes (graphics/unity only) [duplicate]

When I'm just chilling on the desktop or doing whatever, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS will (every 10-20 minutes or so) just randomly freeze. The screen just stops, I can't see my mouse move, etc. However, I can ...
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What to do when everything freezes [duplicate]

I'm coming from windows and still new to Ubuntu. Occasionally everything freezes and I lose my taskbar and launcher. What do I do? What's the Ubuntu equivalent of ctrl+alt+del in Windows? I tried ...
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2answers
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Why does my USB mouse seem to randomly quit working? [duplicate]

While I am doing stuff... doesn't seem to matter what, my USB mouse just stops working... sometimes it will be the keyboard as well but usually not as often. Ubuntu forces me to press my power button ...
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2answers
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ubuntu 14.04 freezes randomly [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 version along side with windows 7. Ubuntu freezes randomly I am unable to use any keys on keyboard since they are not working even mouse is not working.the only solution ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu system totally freezes 12.04 12.10 13.04 [duplicate]

This problem is an ongoing issue for me. Maybe someone has an idea out there. I've been using Ubuntu 32 bit for years with much pleasure. It all stopped when I upgraded to version 12.04. Since then,...
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Ubuntu 12.04/12.10 Keeps on Freezing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? Since I installed Ubuntu 12.04 it keeps on freezing. It happens on different PCs and I don't think it's a memory problem. For example, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 screen freezing [duplicate]

I have some issues with my Ubuntu 13.04 upgrade. From time to time everything on the screen except mouse pointer freezes forever. Ctrl+Alt+F1 (and so on) still works: if there is animation on screen, ...
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How do I stop Ubuntu Precise freezing/hanging [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? At least once a day I lose work on my (2 different) Intel i5 machines running Ubuntu 12.04. The entire system will freeze/lock-up/hang,...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit system freezes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system freezes completely, only way out is a hard reboot :( It's random, often while doing Shotwell, sometime Google ...
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1answer
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14.04 freezes on start and stalls on restart/power down [duplicate]

About 2 out of 3 times I power on my computer, Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when loading some stage of the login (lightDM) screen. I have to manually power off my computer. Also, when I go to restart or ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 12.04 / 12.10 Randomly Freezing - nVidia? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? My Ubuntu install frequently freezes, sometimes showing a black screen (not very common anymore - in my latest installs), some other ...
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Randomly Freezes - How Can I Diagnose the Problem? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? At random times, Ubuntu 10.04 freezes, and I have to do a hard shutdown. It was upgraded from 9.10 which didn't freeze. First, is ...

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