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NVIDIA Geforce 840m Driver Issue

Okay, I have an HP Envy 17 laptop that was preloaded with Windows 8.1. I ditched Windows in favour of Linux. My laptop comes with the NVIDIA Geforce 840m. I install Ubuntu 14.04, and go to the ...
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Accessing /proc/acpi causes freeze

I noticed this issue when trying to use Bumblebee(allows me to use the discrete GPU) on my laptop.Bumblebee uses bbswitch to switch between GPUs, bbswitch is accessed in /proc/acpi, and whanever it is ...
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google-chrome-stable V. 44.0.2403.107-1 doesn't work on Lubuntu

I have this config in my Lubuntu notebook: SYSTEM INFORMATION Running Ubuntu Linux, the Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) release. GNOME: 3.8.4 (Ubuntu 2015-04-02) Kernel version: 3.13.0-58-generic ...
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Can't open the Dictionary /proc in Unity Desktop,and the computer will crash [closed]

I'm new in Ubuntu. Now, here comes a problem that quite confuse me. I'm using Unity Desktop, when I open the dictionary /proc, cpu will sharply increase, and the next, the computer will crash. ...
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Is this a hardware or software failure?

My system freezes up increasingly, but tests show nothing for HDD,SDD,RAM and it runs fine from Live CD. Given the details below, what does this point to, or what else can I test? I ran ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 14.4 Firefox crashes

Last week as usual I updated using software updater, ever since then Firefox has been crashing every few minutes. I have uninstalled and reinstalled it and still get the same issue. error Add-ons: ...
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Ubuntu crashes during installation

So I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my old Laptop (HP pavilion dv6) However during the installation of ubuntu my it seems to crash and restart to windows when I choose 'Install inside of ...
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Does Adobe, Firefox, or Canonical maintain flash plugin for Ubuntu?

Adobe flash plugin for firefox on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS seems to constantly crash after most recent update as of 7/14/2015. Plugin was recently installed on an ASUS R510LA-RS71 laptop. Have had no ...
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Netflix crashes my Ubuntu 14.04 + Chrome

Ubuntu 14.04 + Chrome (latest version) worked fine with Netflix until they changed the interface around May 2015. Now the site loads, titles + images are displayed, but as soon as I move the mouse ...
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Unity crashing with amd drivers

I recently installed Ubuntu. I am currently trying to install graphics drivers for my GPU. But my case may be a bit different, I have an APU A10-7770K and a graphics card Radeon R7 250X. I tried many, ...
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Firefox keeps crashing on Ubuntu 14.04 even in safe mode

It's been happening for the last two days. There is no particular reason why it happens. The last time it happened was when I was trying to purchase something on Amazon. It just wouldn't let me open ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Full reboot instead of resume after suspend

For the past few days I've been running into a problem when suspending my laptop. After I open my lid, the machine tries to resume, i.e the fan starts working and the power button is fully on instead ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 randomly shutting down when playing minecraft

I'm new to Ubuntu and my computer randomly shuts down (completely shuts down, screen goes black for a while then it turns off). So far I've only seen the problem while playing Minecraft, but I ...
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Crash of the Security & Privacy window after disabling options

A few months back after I installed Ubuntu 14.04, I opened "Security & Privacy" window and disabled all the options in the "Files & Applications" tab along with turning off the "Record file ...
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Minecraft crash on Ubuntu 14.10/15.04

Lately my Minecraft has been crashing with the error code: SIGSEGV (0xb) at pc=0x00007f4190031ac0, pid=26588, tid=139920718653184 I have an Nvidia graphics card but have no drivers installed as I ...
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Ubuntu kernel error?

I have problem with my Ubuntu 15.04, because sometimes he crashes, and I can't do anything except moving mouse. My keyboard looks like disabled because i can't turn on Num Lock or Caps Lock but I ...
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Lubuntu crashes after i click on network manager

For whatever reason on lubuntu some reason when I click on the network manager icon my screen sometimes goes black... not sure why, I've tried pressing ctrl alt f1 with no success any ideas?
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Problems with installation of Ubuntu Server

After selecting the language and hitting "install ubuntu Server" the computer crashes. You can Just see the Language Menu on the screen but you can't do anything. The Numlock does not reakt, and you ...
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Evolution Crashes and Closes When I hit Inbox

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 and as from yesterday, Evolution started to close down automatically once I hit the "inbox" icon. When it loads, one of my sub folders is the selected folder. However, as I ...
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Unable to open OpenOffice.org suites

I use OpenOffice.org 3.2 and as of yesterday I have been unable to open any OpenOffice.org program. If I try to open any program it proceeds to load after which the loading screen disappears but ...
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Google Earth crashes when opened

I recently downloaded the Google Earth .deb file for 64-bit from here. And I installed it with: sudo dpkg -i google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb And I of course also installed all of the other ...
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Unable to test Ubuntu Touch applications on ubuntu-emulator (ubuntu-sdk)

I've followed every step of the Ubuntu SDK documentation, as detailed here. I am able to create different types of projects, compile and test them on my desktop. I am also able to run the Ubuntu Touch ...
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The screen goes black when I exit a full screen game [closed]

I am looking for some help in a specific (I suspect drive related) problem. The screen goes black when I attempt to quit a game (in a normal way - not force quit - through the menu) and it simply ...
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The update-grub command causes reboot

I installed ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with win8.1 on my asus n551jk. When I run the command sudo update-grub the computer restarts. This happens also when I start a packages update and someone of ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 either hangs or lags

I have lenovo z50-70 Memory:3.8gb Processor: intel i5-4200u 16ghz X 4 Graphics:intel haswell mobile I am trying to learn android programming through the udacity course, however after watching one or ...
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My system continues to crash, full lockup, no keyboard or mouse

I switched to Ubuntu only a couple months ago, at the same time I had my HDD replaced. I'm running an acer E1-510p and ever since I switched to Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) I've suffered from repeated crashes. ...
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System crash after setting wlan in interfaces

I'm trying to set a script script.sh to run when wlan connects. After some research I've come up with the following /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto wlan0 iface wlan0 ...
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My computer crashes everytime I use Youtube

My computer is a HP Pavillion dv6559ea and I have the 14.04 LTS Ubuntu version, 32bit. Everytime I go to youtube my computer crashes. The side bar used to disappear and the only option I had was to ...
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Crash software on the ubuntu 14

some application installed on the ubuntnu 14 (for exsample chrome , istanbul), when click on the icon not runung and display window crash ubuntu. help me engmmrj@engmmrj-MS-7592:~$ lspci -k | grep ...
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how to recover installed packages from old ubuntu?

I had ubuntu in my laptop and I must have done something because when I rebooted it did notgo all the way.There seemed to be no OS at all. My hard disk is working. I removed the hard disk and used a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 keeps crashing after login

Okay, so I can boot up and login into my system, but will only last few seconds, then I get blank screen and then the system restarts after a few moments. System details: Ubuntu 14.04 Processor: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Crash of Update-Manager and Software Center

Hej, Ubuntu 14.04 used to run really smoothly on my Lenovo Thinkpad X230 until recently. I tried figuring out how to fix it looking for threats dealing with the same issue. Unfortunately, it seems, ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - Randomly Crashes

I have installed this on a low spec machine with a NVidia graphics card. I have installed the drivers and checked the kernel is using it. But now and again the system completely crashes you cant do ...
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unity panel service keep carshing

my unity panel service keep crashing and restarting itself, gaving me prompt to report the problem.lately, this thing start to happen with me a lot of times. what could be the cause(s)? any help ...
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Is there anything wrong with this netconsole output?

Ubuntu 14.04 is crashing for me. My original question is here: Ubuntu 14.04 becomes unresponsive I ran netconsole to another machine and do not know if anything in the output may be causing the ...
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Libreoffice Writer got me bad_alloc alert and then crashed in Ubuntu 15.4

My "Libreoffice Writer" got me this alert and then crashed. So What it means? My memory is 2G. My Ubuntu 15.4 64Bit. Isn't my memory enough for this version of Ubuntu or this error refers to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 becomes unresponsive

I have scoured this forum and many others looking for a solution and found nothing that helps. I am at a loss on what to do next... I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer that is dual ...
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apport unable to report a crash

This issue is not new, however in the past upgrading all packages worked but not now. After a compiz crash I run sudo apport-bug /var/crash/_usr_bin_compiz.1001.crash then typical window for crash ...
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Mega sync client freezes hangs turns off after sleep suspend

The title says it all, I have gnome shell, ubuntu 15.04, when I wake up, the indicator is still on, I right click, I push open and mega disappears while the windows doesnt get open but the process is ...
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Aww snap google chrome issue in ubuntu 14.10

I am getting this irritating issue on my chrome. I tried to remove chrome and install again by this but this doesn't remove anything. Gives me whole lot of errors. Can someone please help me getting ...
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WOW freezes after login 15.04

I installed wine 1.6.2 and World of warcraft launcher through it. It fully installed and when I run the game it log ins and asks me to select zone and realm type each time. When I do this the special ...
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Restore the previous working state ubuntu 14.10

I had a working ubuntu 14.10 on my dual boot machine. A while ago I tried to install Photoshop on my machine, so I had to install Wine for that. But for some reason while the installation was going ...
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Purple Screen on starting

I installed Ubuntu yesterday. It's been working perfectly, I turned on/in many times and no problems at all. Today when I tried to turn my computer on, it wouldn't start. It got stucked in a purple ...
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Sudden problem when turning on the computer

I installed Ubuntu yesterday, everything was working perfect. I turned on the computer today and there was a problem with the /(whatever it means). The only thing I can see is the purple screen ...
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My HP P7-1227C is randomly crashing every few minutes

I have a 3 year old HP P7-1227C with an AMD A10-5700 CPU with an integrated Radeon HD 7660D (Which, on the sticker on the side, is called "AMD Radeon HD 7660D Discrete Graphics" despite the fact that ...
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Ubuntu goes back to login screen after login

I am new to Ubuntu and it keeps throwing me back to login screen after a few minutes running. It just all of a sudden goes back to login screen when I try to login again it pushes me back again to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Low Graphics Error believe it is a mount error?

I rebooted my Ubuntu 14.04 from terminal 3 days ago and it seems to have undergone a catastrophic crash. Firstly, I got a low graphics error issue. I could not even get to the console, so I removed ...
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Ubuntu crashes frequently

I recently moved from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64-bit OS. Initially everything worked really well. However for the last couple of weeks Ubuntu started behaving crazy. The transition from good to ...
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My “great” ubuntu 14.04 LTS totaly crashed after tlp instalation

My Dell Inspiron worked like vacuum cleaner with ubuntu 14. Not far I found solution on this forum about tlp power manager that could resolve my problem. But after I tried to use this awesome advise ...
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Window crashes on clicking any dropdown box

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, installed Gnome (GNOME Shell 3.12.2 ). But now every time I try to click on a menu in a window or any drop down, the whole window crashes. This problem is through out the ...