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Synapse in Lubuntu 16.04 Problems

I am having trouble running Synapse in Lubuntu. It seems like it is really good, but it does not work. If I type something it crashes. If I launch it in terminal with gksu, it works but there are ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 hangs on shutdown/restart

My Ubuntu 16.04 hangs on shutdown/restart requiring me to press and hold the power key to turn the machine off... I don't know how to report this as a bug and what commands to run to show the ...
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Crash while upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I was upgrading my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 LTS using the command sudo update-manager -d The process had finished downloading the packages and was in the process of installation. Some thing like 60% ...
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Full crash after login only when graphics card is plugged in

I'm running ubuntu 16.04 64bit on the following system: MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Intel i7 6700K MSI R9 390 8G The problem I have is that the PC crashes when the video card is plugged in. But only after ...
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how can i upgrade and fix the ubuntu i have now?

I was given an old HP Windows7 desktop. It has NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE graphics. I deleted the windows partition and had installed ubuntu, then upgraded to 14.04 LTS. In the current state, whenever ...
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And when I just starting to think my problems are over

During beta process several times I installed Ubuntu with clean installation to see if it'll work as it should and with my surprise it did. After installing WiFi and Nvidia drivers (from additional ...
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Google Chrome crashes/freezes everything in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS x64

I haven't been able to figure what exactly triggers this but, at certain points when I have Chrome running, my mouse cursor will suddenly start to stutter, then slow, then it won't be able to move at ...
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X.org does not start after 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade

I upgraded Kubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 today using the official upgrade process. The upgrade was smooth: no errors at any point during the process. However, after rebooting, X.org fails to start up. ...
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Ubuntu crashed while updating. How to recover now?

I was upgrading to 16.04 LTS when suddenly a black screen with commands appeared (full screen). I tried all the keys to exit it but only through ALT+TAB I could see my log in screen which again led to ...
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System crashes with following screen (screenshot)

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. CPU: Intel Core i7 950. Memory: 3x2GB Kingston DDR3-1066. GPU: Gigabyte ATI 5670. HDD: Seagate Baracudda XT - 2TB. Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual-boot. Today it ...
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Copying bookmarks from a crashed ubuntu disk?

My ubuntu disk crashed and I need to get a copy for my bookmarks. I tried accessing .Mozilla (for my firefox bookmarks) inside my home folder by booting through a bootable cd for ubuntu, however it ...
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kernel 4.6-rc2+ crash on make

When I boot up with kernel 4.6.0-rc2+ and I try to re-compile the kernel, the kernel crashes. I can only compile it with lower versions. $uname -r 4.6.0-rc2+ $make -j16 Any suggestion?
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Ubuntu 15.10 installation crash now asking for login

I tried upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10. The installation crashed. A Black screen appeared and then nothing happened. I turned off My laptop and tried to reboot. Then a Black screen appeared asking for a ...
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I am trying to install Ubuntu in virualbox and it keeps crashing. Please help

This is screenshot of my settings in virtual box: and this is a screenshot of the crash: This happens happens right after I select install Ubuntu
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Ubuntu randomly crashes, usually when playing video

My Ubuntu crashes randomly - whole laptop freezes and becomes unresponsive - and I suspect it has something to do with graphic drivers. I suspect it's graphics, because of several symptoms: my ...
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help : ( stuck on boot on Ubuntu gnome

Update I followed these instructions: 'hold shift on power' boot in recovery mode in the latest kernal, and enter sudo init 1, and then the terminal output stops at '[50.058094] thinkpad_ec: initial ...
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My computer reboots randomly

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 . When using the pc (usually watching a video on youtube, or something that requires some cpu) it reboots, and then it usually doesn't restart again, you have to switch off and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 completely freezing after logging in when 2 monitors plugged in

I came in to work today and logged in to my Ubuntu machine(Dell Optiplex 790). The entire system froze once the desktop loaded. If I press CTRL+ALT+F2 doesn't get me into a shell either, so it's ...
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Laptop freezes, keyboard LEDs flashing

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). Recently my laptop freezes unexpectedly and keyboard lights start to blink. It's not possible to switch to tty (i.e. Ctrl+Alt+F doesn't work), so it's completely ...
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Scrambled screen everytime trying to execute a program

I am new to ubuntu and just installed 14.04 32 bit on an old machine for testing. It is a lenovo desktop which the spec is as following. After the installation, the screen will scramble everytime I ...
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Uubuntu 15.10 has experienced internal error: Executable Path /usr/bin/Xorg

I am getting the error in the heading when I just install Ubuntu gnome 15.10. What should I do?? Execuatble Path: /usr/bin/Xorg Package: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.17.2-ubuntu9 Problem Type : ...
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How can I check why diff command failed?

I was running diff --brief -r /home/mateusz/ /media/mateusz/Database/backup_test_tmp_folder/home/mateusz/ command that completed with error code 2. According to documentation "Exit status is 0 if ...
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Ubuntu 15.10, 15.04, 14.04 restarts by itself. Debian no problem

Ubuntu 15.10, 15.04, 14.04 restarts by itself. I do not have this problem with Debian. It has to be hardware related at it affects an HP Envy DV7 laptop but not other laptops that I have. Here is ...
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Unknown crash. How to find out what happened

I'm sure this kind of question have been asked several times, but I don't even know where to start to find any that are similar to mine. My server installation crashed. It is running as a (vmware) VM ...
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General protection fault

Since yesterday I was receiving General Protection Faults errors (2 IIRC) like this I don't know if it's related, but yesterday, just an hour or so before the first crash, I've installed the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes and restarts when opening LibreOFFICE

Upon opening LIbre office ,, my system shuts down and restarts into the login page . i cant open libre office because of this . I had recently updated all the softwares in Ubuntu . The version ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit completely locking up

I've previously attempted to use the aforementioned OS, but it keeps on Locking up. Ctrl+Alt+F1 does not work (keyboard unresponsive). I initially thought it was due to proprietary AMD drivers for ...
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Ubuntu server stuck on splash screen?

After restart my ubuntu server gets stuck to splash screen? All programs start up i can login with alt + f2 and open "log" "console" (ssh and samba server works) whole thing ends in stopping cpu ...
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Pc crashes due to very high iowait.

I currently have Ubuntu 15.10 installed on my pc. It is frequently crashing after showing high iowait. I have recently changed my hard drive with a new one after my older one died. Please suggest ways ...
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how to trace errors and crashes in Ubuntu itself?

I'm new in Linux, My Ubuntu has started crashing for some days randomly and closing everything, going back to login screen!! Is this the same as when windows hangs and you kill a program? (but ...
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Continious ubuntu malfunction

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and I am experiencing a lot of various persistent issues for last few months. Every of the issues is already solved here, but in my case help is always only temporary. ...
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System keeps logging me off repeatedly after chromium install on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS trusty for some time now. I recently performed all the updates and had to restart system. After restart I received a message saying software updater was unable to ...
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Ubuntu crashes every 10 minutes

Every 10-15 the OS crashes. I don't have any code for this because everything freezes and I can't do anything except for forcing my computer to shut down. If I'm listening to anything then the last ...
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Live CD Boot not working

so I'm trying since yesterday to use Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (Trusty Tahr) (AMD64) from a live cd. My computer does recognize that it is Ubuntu, and it begins loading until the "loading screen with the ...
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Ubuntu 14/15 on hp pavilion cutting net connections after first http request

I finally decided to give my windows 10 a boot and switch to Linux. So, I created a bootable Usb drive with pendrivelinux, wiped out my Windows and installed Ubuntu 14.04 from Usb. The installation ...
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Problem with login screen

I'm an ultra nooby beginner with Linux and Kubuntu, so please be patient :) Since yesterday I've got a stupid problem. When I turn on my PC, and when my login screen shows up, after 2-3 second it ...
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How do I fix these indicator crashes?

I have the following error message frenzy greeting me every time I boot up my system. The errors seem to all have started at the same point, when I accidentally removed the current kernel while ...
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Sound problem on Dell Latitude E6420 and Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having problems with my Latitude E6420 running Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). Here is the story. Some long time ago one of my speakers died (not fully, but almost no output). I didn't even recognize the ...
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MySQL out of memory

I recently upgraded my VPS from 1 GB RAM to 2 GB because MYSQL kept crashing due to low memory. The server has been running fine for 3 weeks until now. The following is logged to /var/log/syslog ...
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What details and logs do I have to upload here if I get a sudden problem like a system crash?

I've had my system crash a few times, but I couldn't really ask for help because I don't know what logs I need to upload and how to get them. So what should I do first on restarting my system after it ...
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14.04 to 15.01 Update leads to crash

While I'm updating my Ubuntu 14.04lts to 15.01 it shows some third party missing and it continued to downloading. After that I got black screen and ask for username and password. it show nothing when ...
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Randomly CPU 100% system freeze

Use Ubuntu 14.04 on DigitalOcean and sometimes my CPU go to near 100%. Reboot help me well, but this is going on 2-3 times a day and I need to fix it. How to display what and where used 100% CPU ...
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Firefox keeps crashing 44

I tried different version and since 3x version keeps crashing. Now on 44 still the same. Disabled all plugins, keep crashing Any idea what could be the reason or how to analyse it? For you is it less ...
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what did apport send as an error?

This is what I found so far: thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ cat /var/log/apport.log ERROR: apport (pid 4232) Mon Mar 7 01:21:55 2016: called for pid 4231, signal 11, core limit 0 ERROR: apport ...
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Why my ubuntu freezes or crashes?

Ubuntu 15.10. My MB is P8P67 M PRO and display card is NVIDIA GTX 760. When I installed Ubuntu, the system just crashes every few minutes. Mouse, keyboard and any things are not responding, just the ...
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My computer hang and it didn't react even to the power button!

Help! I was surfing the web and listening to music on Ubuntu and suddenly it stopped reacting to anything. Mouse, power button, keyboard... It is still playing the same few second of music and I hear ...
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/var/crash/ - should I send it?

I randomly receive a message from crash reporter roughly once a week. What should I do with it? I feel it is a non-essential bug and my report will simply pollute the bug tracking system. I can delete ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Crash on Idle

I am a first time Linux user. I installed Ubuntu onto a new desktop I assembled last night. I have little experience, and thus realize I may not be sure the right questions to ask or information to ...
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Diagnosing and fixing apparently random Ubuntu crashes?

I have read this question and tried to follow the selected answer's advice. I have also read this question but the second question I believe is unrelated to my issue. (But I'm not sure.) When Ubuntu ...
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Gnome Keyring daemon crash on startup

Hey all i'm having a nasty crash every time when i reboot my pc. I'm auto logging in into my ubuntu environment and then this crash (see picture) pops up all the time. How to fix it? If you guys need ...