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Very interesting computer freeze [on hold]

my computer keeps freezing when I run anything, lets say building a file system. The build stops, but htop keeps moving, and I can also alt tab around. I can quit things that are running, but when I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 64bit, Compiz always crash [on hold]

Newly installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 64bit. Compiz always crash. It was discovered that the left side of the task bar, the default shortcuts can not be deleted. Just delete, Compiz always crash
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How do I find logs that report the cause of a system crash?

My computer with Trusty is often rebooting, apparently in a random way. I have looked in system register but there are so many logs that is quite difficult to find the ones which only report the error ...
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the ubuntu that i install hang version 14.04 [duplicate]

Anyone help i went into few problem using ubuntu os crashes How to fix it ? Laptop Information Laptop : Acer M5-481TG Ultrabook Dual Graphic use after sometime it freezes
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problems about lost partition after dual-boot intsallation and crashing system and libreoffice recovery [on hold]

1st problem: I had four partitions on my system. a 50G that an Ubuntu 10.04 was installed on it. partition named c for my windows 8.1 and two other NTFS partitions for my documents. Then I installed ...
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Ubuntu Crash / Crazy Colors

yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14.04 via USB, and after logging into my account, the screen freezes and shows some colors like these http://i.stack.imgur.com/Xmbo7.jpg Sometimes if I enter in Guest ...
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Laptop Froze, Did a Hard Reboot and Lost Networking

Earlier I left my laptop unattended for a few moments and when I returned to it, Ubuntu had evidently frozen. This has never happened before. I did a hard reboot (held down power button) and ...
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Repeated “Oops 0000 [#1] SMP” Crashes [on hold]

My installation of Ubuntu 12.04 is repeatedly crashing to black screens. It crashes during a variety of activities (watching Youtube videos in Chrome, rendering video, watching other video, playing ...
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Applications misbehaving on Kubuntu 14.04 fresh install

I'm having the hardest time trying to install Kubuntu 14.04, alongside Windows XP, on my ASRock Z68 Pro3-M motherboard along with an Intel Core i7 2600K processor and 8Gb of memory. I've also tried ...
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My Unity is crashing on Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

I updated a week ago to Ubuntu 14.04 and a few days ago Unity started crashing. The launcher and the panel won't even react visually. The installation is almost vanilla. The only modifications ...
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System Crashing Randomly Sometimes when switching programs with alt+tab [on hold]

My system crashes and logs me out frequently. I was using the file manager, firefox, and GIMP at the time. I am new to Ubuntu, and I know a crash report is probably needed to help, but where is it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Minecraft Crashing!

Not sure whats happening, I'm on an HP ENVY TS15 laptop runing Ubuntu linux 12.04, I have open JDK installed, and oracle java 7 installed... If anyone can help me find out the problem then please ...
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Ubuntu bootfailure [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu version 1.99 powered by Dell and I was using it one day and all of a sudden it shut down and I haven't been able to boot it back up. When I turn it on in generic mode, it just shows a ...
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I just installed Ubuntu and i've been having weird crashes [on hold]

So I'll start from the beginning. When I first had installed Ubuntu I was sitting there on the desktop doing nothing. A update popped up and I decided to install it so i can have my Ubuntu up to ...
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Software Center The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened

This is the output: adelchi@adelchi-HP-Compaq-dc5700-Small-Form-Factor:~$ software-center (software-center:3326): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:2769:41: Expected a valid ...
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Screen freezes after suspension with wierd screen.

Whenever I suspend my computer using either the desktop GUI or the sudo pm-suspend command it suspends fine, but when I wake the computer from the suspension, it freezes to a weird screen, I have ...
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Desktop Crashes at the same point after first login following boot

My computer was pretty much scrap after my son-in-law used it for adult content. I have since DBAN'd the hard drive and installed Ubuntu (It used to be Vista). Everything went fine with the install ...
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Ruined my Ubuntu? [on hold]

I was asking how to download WebM's on /b/. (Yes, I know the stupidity). I entered in a command that someone suggested, as many people said it works, and it crashed my Linux, when I booted it up ...
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14.04 LTS Crashes/Alternate Method to Install Video Drivers?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my desktop (AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3200++, with 154.9 GB Disk after Ubuntu installation). I've installed all the Updates. Each time I surf the web or use a ...
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Problems starting up after factory reset

After factory resetting my ASUS Ubuntu laptop I had to install updates (as to be expected) and after resetting my computer to allow the updates to completely finish and now it will flash 3 different ...
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Random Crashes Ubuntu 12.04

Every once in a while my Mem and CPU max out. In looking at the syslog I found Jun 25 01:45:30 id-llc-projects CRON[29889]: (root) CMD (command -v debian-sa1 > /dev/null && debian-sa1 1 1) ...
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Google-Chrome would rather die than use swap

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and I seem to be having trouble with the swap file. I'm using System Load Indicator 0.3 to watch memory usage, and while system memory fills up, the swap file gets very, very ...
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Installed ubuntu 14.04 on an external hard drive - unexplainable crashes

I've installed ubuntu 14.04 on an hdd which is connected to my pc via USB (I think 2.0). I've created a swap partition on the same hdd. After a while (sometimes 10 minutes, sometimes an hour), the ...
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kdump fails to log server crash event

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a machine that is experiencing random crashes under load. The server doesn't restart independently, but it becomes inaccessible via ssh or direct KVM connection. I ...
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Grub error: out of disk on Ubuntu server 12.04 after power interruption [duplicate]

I've got an Ubuntu server set up that has been running happily for a year or so with no problems to speak of. It's configured in a RAID-1 to keep everything nice and backed up. Yesterday we had a ...
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Radeon Open Source Driver crash at startup [on hold]

system specs: intel core i7 920 @ 2.67 ati hd4870 512 mb asus p6t motherboard latest Ubuntu 14.04 with updates The open source radeon drivers causes my system to freeze and crash at the login ...
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eclipse frequent crash

I've been using eclipse (the one bundled in ADT) extensively for about a year and had no problems. But from yesterday, without any particular change (no eclipse update, no new plugins, ..., EDIT: ...
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Rhythmbox Refuses to start

I recently opened rhythmbox, tried to play a song, and it froze. I killed it, but now it won't start at all. Running from the terminal gives me (rhythmbox:3676): Rhythmbox-CRITICAL **: Timeout was ...
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Ubuntu bought a knife and sliced my desktop

I was about to choose the "your country"-part. Browsing firefox and writing a question and did everything right. And suddenly THIS happened: I can't start Ubuntu anymore because this keeps ...
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Installer crashed on Asus Zenbook [closed]

It just crashed and offered to report a bug. Which I did https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1328175. After that, I restarted and everything seems to work properly so far. If ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes and freezes [duplicate]

Is ubuntu 14.04 buggy like hell for you too? My ubuntu freezes/crashes very often especially when using ubuntu software center. I am using the amd64 MAC version on MacBook Pro 7.1 I was using the ...
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Is it possible to have kcrash/crashdump switch to a VT when dumping?

I've set up linux-crashdump to debug issues with lockups by following the instructions here: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/kernel-crash-dump.html However, when I try to test using: echo c ...
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system crash after attempted upgrade to 12.10 from 12.04

I have a lenovo 3000 J series that was running Ubuntu 12.04. I wanted to upgrade to the most recent supported version of Ubuntu, but read that I need to do so one step at a time and that the first ...
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Computer starts, then asks for login, and then crashes

I recently replaced my REALLY old windows OS with Ubuntu, and it looks like it works at first glance. When I attempt to log in, however, it accepts my username and password, then goes into what I ...
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With new versions of Ubuntu, I have very unstable VirtualBox VM's [on hold]

I have VirtualBox with Widows7 within my Ubuntu. Everything was stable till the upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04. Neither further upgrade to 13.10 and 14.04 which I run currently solved the problem. ...
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Ubuntu doesnt start [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04 I was trying to boot my laptop and I get (I've omitted numbers at the end of the lines): dump_stack+0x46/0x58 panic+0xc1/0x1d7 ? perf_adjust_period+0xb0/0xb0 ...
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Turning on the wireless card freezes Ubuntu 12.04 [on hold]

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for close to a year. Occasionally after booting into Gnome 3, the desktop is unresponsive to cursor clicks. The mouse cursor moves but can't open menus. Also the network ...
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Why does my computer crash when I minimise the last window?

I am runnung Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. If I have a few windows open (say four to six, not a large amount), and minimise all by pressing Ctrl+Super+D, they all minimise immediately with no problems. However, ...
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Unity crash in Ubuntu 14.04

After logging in to my account, I see no panels or anything else, only the background. I cannot even start a terminal with ctrl+alt+t. The only thing the system responds to is ctrl+alt+delete which ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 install crashes when reaching GRUB

I've been trying to install Kubuntu 14.04 on my desktop PC alongside my Windows 7 (I want to make a dual boot system), but the istallation always crashes at the point when the installer tries to set ...
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Laptop seems to crash after suspend to RAM [on hold]

I installed Kubuntu 14.04 a few weeks ago and all has been well up until a recent software update. Now, upon closing the laptop lid or manually suspending my laptop, trying to wake it greets me with a ...
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A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment

I wanted to install WindRiver Workbench for VxWorks development on my Linux host. I got the correct license file and everything but my JRE seems to crash, I get the error: Launching installer... # ...
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Getting Error Log Information After a System Crash

Sorry, this is likely a bit of a naive question, but I'm having some trouble with my graphics drivers causing my system to shut off randomly (doesn't seem to be overheating but let's not worry about ...
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Swap failure 13.10 [on hold]

I have Ubuntu 13.10. For the first time tonight it crashed for some reason, and when I rebooted I was treated to a black screen after I logged in, and had to reboot again. I booted into another OS and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Hangs While Screen is Off

I have an Asus G73JW laptop with a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 x64. While I'm using the laptop, it works quite well - but if I leave the laptop unattended for a while, I come back it will have a ...
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Nautilus crashes after upgrade (12.04LTS->14.04LTS)

i've upgraded my 12.04LTS Ubuntu to 14.04LTS. Everything installed fine, however my 'Nautilus' is behaving weird. It crashes every time i try to open a folder.. My whole desktop is blank. When i ...
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VLC crashes on Xubuntu 14.04

Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I used VLC media player 2.1.2 Rincewind (revision 2.1.2-0-ga4c4876). I also tried the daily builds, 2.2.0. VLC crashes. I opened a bug report at VLC's bug tracker, they asked ...
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Battle.net keeps crashing on Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I can't seem to install anything from Battle.net because every time I start up the application it crashes less than a minute after it opens. I'm using the newest Ubuntu release, and the latest Wine ...
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14.04 System hangs and IO errors

To my surprise, after todays fresh Ubuntu 14.04 install (fully updated as of today) I'm getting various problems like random hangs and I/O errors when copying/moving files (moving backup from HDD to ...
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Unity crashes when using scale effect(spreading windows/super+w) 14.04 [closed]

I don't know what happened but I changed some stuff in Unity Tweak Tool and now whenever I use Super + W combination to use scale effect(I think this is what it is called, it spreads all open ...