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Mounting devices fails, left at initramfs on boot

My pc crashed and it gets a weird text when i try to start up my pc and the text keeps there and My pc doesn't start anymore: mount: mounting /dev/disc/by-uud/08782e-c42e-b26f-dd0b51c13446 on /root ...
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Chrome Not Responding

I don't know what happened yesterday to Chromium. It was working nicely, but in the evening it stopped responding. The laptop did not hang, but chrome was not responding. When I pressed the 'x' button ...
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Chrome unstable in 14.04?

I am running a 64b Ubuntu 14.04 with google-chrome-stable 39.0.2171.95-1. On a workstation and on a laptop. Same version, same packages. On the workstation, google chrome is barely usable, it closes ...
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Firefox crashes on startup

After re-installing Ubuntu (14.04) Firefox crashes every time I turn it on. I open it, it crashes, reopens and then works. about:crashes says always the same, that there was a problem with ...
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Why does my QQuick application crash on Ubuntu 14.04?

Basically I have (The Game class just wraps QGuiApplication): int Game::run() { QQuickView * mMainView = new QQuickView; mMainView->setResizeMode(QQuickView::SizeRootObjectToView); ...
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What is the equvilliant of blue screen of death in linux?

Will the computer just freeze or will it display a error message like BSoD?
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Ubuntu 14.10 crashes without apparent cause [on hold]

I bought a Lenovo G50-45 notebook. I installed 14.04 and then updated to 14.10. When I try to play flash games in Facebook (I'm using Firefox) the game starts, even the level starts but then Ubuntu ...
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Vuze search crashes after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

I have been using Ubuntu and Vuze (currently 5.5.0.0) all year without problem however when I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 earlier this year, Vuze started to crash when doing a search. Vuze is fine for ...
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14.04 Random Logouts

Relates to the unsolved question #166687 I also am using chrome when the screen goes black and I'm at the login screen. Everything I had open is now closed and my keyring was not unlocked at login.
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Linsay Tablet stuck in endless error loop Launch, System UI, and Android Keyboard corrupted [closed]

Okay, this is a hard one for me. I bought a used Linsay F-10 HD tablet. Somehow the previous owner corrupted the System UI, Launcher, and Android Keyboard. Easy fix except the USB for Debugging is ...
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Ubuntu crashing when idle

Sometimes when I let my computer idle for long periods of time (like I've gone to work or sleep), I come back to a blank screen that I can't wake up. Pressing keys and moving the mouse does nothing. ...
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VLC segmentation fault - XBMC core dumped

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 and VLC media player 3.0.0-git Vetinari (revision 3.0.0~~git20141205+r58841+31~ubuntu14.10.1) Since yesterday when I try to watch videos VLC crashes and I get: ...
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I set a script to start at boot with kde startup and now if I log into my main account it locks after I click anything to delete it

I'm new to Linux and I was trying to set a script to adjust my mouse acceleration on startup but when I set the script path on kde startup I didn't adjust the text file to anything special I just left ...
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Ubuntu crashed basic commands not recognized

I am relatively new to ubuntu. I have been working with Biolinux8 that uses Ubuntu 14. Few days ago it crashed and since then I cannot access the graphic interface anymore. When I boot I am directly ...
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Render Problens With Kdenlive

I am using the latest stable version of kdenlive in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. All the codecs are installed properly, as far as I can tell. The video editing works really great and thats why I love Kdenlive. ...
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Photoshop CS6 crashes every time clicking text button

Every time I click text button on photoshop it just crashes, is there a solution for this? http://i.imgur.com/LompkZs.png Thanks Update: I have microsoft fonts installed, is it possible that adobe ...
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No options for double system

system default run into ubuntu when I use double system. No options to select system. The ubuntu 14.10 initilalized yesterday tonight. And the computer crash when i just open the default browser ...
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After changing kernel , kernel crash is not working

I have changed the kernel in Ubuntu 12.04. After this, if I gave a kernel crash the memory configurations are getting changed and dump file is not created.. It is getting changed from 4GB to 109MB. ...
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Ubuntu General Instability / crash triggers Windows 8.1 startup repair

Let me begin with my usual statement that I only ask questions on StackExchange sites when I can't find anything on Google, and that my question-asking skills are rusty, so forgive me blah blah ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 generally not working

I've been running ubuntu for about 6 months or so. I upgraded to 14.04 LTS about a month or so ago. I switch between the default Ubuntu desktop and Lubuntu desktop. Recently I've been having a lot of ...
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How can I diagnose the hangs my computer experiences?

Occasionally, when I open new tabs in either Firefox or Google Chromium (either by Ctrl+T for a new empty tab, or Ctrl+click / Middle Click to open a link in a new tab), my Dell Sputnik running 12.04 ...
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How to completely restore Unity Launcher (all icons are missing)? Ubuntu 14.10

I was a little too brave in Terminal (manual "sudo rm -rf name_of_icons/themes" cleaning) and it seems I broke Unity. At first I did see some icons in left-pane, but after using command unity ...
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Crashed Program report on Xubuntu start up

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I have ADT bundle for android development installed. Now when i start the system, after logging in, i get an error saying "sorry, application java has stopped unexpectedly". ...
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How do I get my money back

Used software center to pay for Mycraft. The installation seems to lock up as it never finishes. I let it run for two hours the first time and a half hour the second time. My question though is how ...
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All programs crash after locking computer

Whenever I lock up my computer (on Ubuntu 14.04), by the time I unlock it all the programs have been closed. There is no error message or anything, so I don't know how to identify the problem.
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Why has the crash reporter stopped appearing?

I recently encountered a crash in gnome-terminal (3.10.2 under Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, using Gnome 3.10.4). I dismissed the usual crash report dialog, since I wanted to come up with a minimal set of ...
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Blender crash in some menus

I'm having some problems when using blender in Ubuntu. The program itself runs fine, it does rendering, run edit mode etc. But some menus just crash, not all of them, but when I'm using the ...
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ERROR Code: Unity on 14.04 would not load

Unity 14.04 is failing to load after an upgrade from 12.04. I think it is because it was an incomplete upgrade and there was some errors. I finally got it to recognize me and let me login into Unity ...
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Setting up Adobe Air with wine, removes gedit

Latest Adobe Air does not provide support anymore for Ubuntu versions. Since I tried to install an exe file using wine. There were issues to install latest version of wine 1.7. Since on google, I ...
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Xubuntu crashes on suspend and chrome crashes often

i just installed a fresh xubuntu and i am amazed of its simplicity and usability. IMHO the best OS out there. However its crashes each time i want to suspend it. It goes gray screen and soon after ...
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Ubuntu Shuts Down on Restart (v 14.04.1)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my laptop and I am not able to restart it. Every time I press the restart button, the system logs me off as usual, then the ubuntu loading screen appears ...
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Stuck in log-in loop, Ubuntu randomly crashes, Windows still boots first

I'd really appreciate it if someone could shed some light on 3 problems of mine: I tried to reset my forgotten account password using the "standard way" in this guide. However, when I enter the new ...
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Sorry, the application add-apt-repository has stopped unexpectedly

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm getting a crash report as soon as i log in. This is what the report looks like: I have no idea about what to do with that.
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Fresh 14.04.1 LTS install on Macbook Pro crashes

I'm trying to install 14.04.1 alongside Mac OS 10.6.8 on my 2010 Macbook Pro. Ubuntu will boot and fully load, it will seem to be working normally for about 30 seconds to a minute and then it will ...
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Random reboots on 14.04 desktop

I've experienced many reboots at random intervals and with no stress on the machine I've found the logs and skimmed through them but I do not know what I am looking for so I cannot fix the whole ...
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Ubuntu frustrating crash

I am experiencing a freeze once in a while. When my computer freezes, only the mouse can move but it cannot click anything. In addition, I cannot switch to terminal using alt + f1 or ctrl + alt + ...
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Deleted /var/cache

My computer was slowing down, and I saw that deleting /var/log and /var/cache could help, so I did it... I didn't know /var/cache was so important, I tought it would just rebuild itself and deleting ...
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Dual-boot loads Windows 8.1 first, and Ubuntu occasionally completely crashes

The title says it all really, but to give you some context, I only recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Flex 15D laptop, which came with Windows pre-installed. I've still been using Windows ...
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force crash nVidia GTX Titan without sudo

Any idea how to make a CUDA-enabled nVidia GTX Titan crash on Ubuntu 14.04, without root access? There must some CUDA code that can do that. Like a sort of for bomb perhaps?
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Applications keep crashing in ubuntu 14.04 (maybe graphics related)

For the last week or so most webbrowsers keep crashin on Ubuntu 14.04. Some other applications like VLC and a couple of games also crash randomly at times, even skype. Sometimes after a few minutes of ...
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Ubuntu crash - how to read log files

A few days ago the laptop decided to close without no relevant reason. From this day on, it randomly crashes without explanation. This is what I (correctly?) filtered from the log files on the last ...
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Shotwell crashing on 14.10

Ok, So I have a System76 Gazelle that I upgraded to 14.10. Everything works fine, except Shotwell. Shotwell, opens, lets me browse, however when I choose to publish pictures it gets crashy. I select ...
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lubuntu 12.04 with line6 toneport GX - system CRASH

Ok, so I had to retro-move to lubuntu 12.04 to make my sis 671 graphics work with enabled acceleration. Unfortunately other blocking problem appeared: My Sound card Line6 Toneport GX (USB sound ...
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crash when changing default applications

I have a weird behavior in my ubuntu: when i try to change through the UI (System options -> details -> default apps) for example the default browser (firefox -> chrome) it crashes and does not apply ...
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Software Center keeps crashing on start up

Every time I open the software center it crashes on start up. I have been searching for a solution for about a week with no luck. This is what I am getting: 2014-10-27 00:40:28,868 - ...
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System hangs just at login

So i recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my dell xps 15. Everything went well. Then after one or two weeks i thought of upgrading graphics driver from x-org to binary version from additional drivers ...
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Ubuntu Touch Qt3D 2.0 crashes on start

I've been trying to develop something in QML3D and while my app is running well on desktop, I can't get it working on my tablet (even thought for example Qt3D cylinder from the software center - ...
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Black Screen when playing YouTube Videos

The computer is a Toshiba Satelite Pro U300. It's worked fine up until a recent update about a week or two ago. When I try to play YouTube videos, the whole monitor goes black, and the computer seems ...
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Ubuntu 4.04 and Ubuntu 4.10.1 installers crash after selecting language. How to I resolve this?

I've tried redownloading and multiple USB sticks (Haven't tried a live CD because all i have are RW-DVDs which i dont want to waste) but when I load the live session I launch the installer and choose ...
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Several crashes after upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04

I upgraded my system today from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. There were issues because I was using Gnome 3.12 from "ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging". I was able to fix the issues (unmet dependencies, broken ...