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Frequent crashes after updates in ubuntu 14.04

System becomes irresponsive when video with audio and chrome application is used simultaneously. Data streaming (youtube) is also freezed. Is this my configuration issue or updates are normally of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sometimes hang after waking up [on hold]

I'm using Dell Optiplex 9020. And i install Ubuntu 14.04. But sometimes (not every time) after waking up my computer from suspend state. it will hang in the log in screen, i can't input anything, ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freezes/crashes [duplicate]

So I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for 2 days until I updated to 14.10 yesterday because LTS was freezing and required a hard restart a lot. Sadly updating did not make anything better and Ubuntu ...
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Pressing CTRL, ALT or SHIFT kills some windows

For the last few days, certain desktop applications have started dying whenever the Ctrl, Alt or Shift keys are pressed. This happens on keydown. For example, it happens in: Nautilus Update Manager ...
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System crash when using rsync to remote server with davfs2

I have been trying for some time to set up a folder on my computer to sync automatically with a online cloud storage system: box.com. There are several online tutorials showing how to set up the sync, ...
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linthesia - Crashes on opening midi file

I tried to open linthesia on the midi file hosted here: http://music.arts.uci.edu/dobrian/MIDIExample1.htm (Top Google result for Example Midi) Open selecting the file linthesia exist and this is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 Crash when playing youtube videos

I've been using Ubuntu since version 12.04 and updated to a newer version whenever possible. Such a fault has not occurred prior to version 14.10. The problem has occurred in the past month. I fought ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 system installation crashes on Thinkpad t440

I am trying an usb installation of Ubuntu 14.04 on my thinkpad t440 but when retrieving the files and installing them, it prompts the installer crashed and it cannot go further. What are the steps to ...
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Every click on a dropdown menu lets it crash

I have a problem with my dropdown menus in Ubuntu 14.10. Every time I click on a dropdown menu it won't open and the program crashes. This happens in the software-center, the system settings, just ...
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Frequent software crashes [on hold]

In several software crashes like chromium-browser Ubuntu 14.10 has been reporting that >app used libz.so.1.2.8. How can I solve the problem ?
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How Recover data from a server that crashes on startup?

I'm running an Ubuntu server on an old Dell Poweredge 800. After updating it, I'll get several 'System program problem detected' popups on startup. Several seconds later the keyboard and mouse will ...
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Fullscreen YouTube video crash

I am running Ubuntu 14.10. I was listening to this YouTube video: http://www.infinitelooper.com/?v=-tJYN-eG1zk&p=n When I decided to make it full screen, but it didn't want to go, so I very ...
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System crash after Install Chrome

Yesterday, I crashed my system (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) after to I was trying to install google-chrome with the following command: dpkg-deb -Xv google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb /usr/lib. System does ...
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Recently installed 14.10 (dual-boot), but it randomly crashes

Installed 14.10 alongside Windows 8.1 recently off a USB stick, but I avoid using it because it will often completely crash out of the blue. Screen just goes black and the power is cut in the middle ...
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Chromium extensions gallery causes black screen

I have the same issue like the one described here [question]:Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium causes black screen , the only difference is it only happens when I try to load the extensions gallery (I have not ...
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Software Center crashes every time, even after reinstallation

So my Ubuntu Software Center has been crashing every time I run it. I've tried many attempts to remove it and reinstall it using sudo apt-get, but I have had no success getting it to work. I've even ...
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Does bcache support use of an LVM logical volume as a cache device?

I've got a 64GB SSD and a 3TB hard drive in my system running Ubuntu 14.04. The SSD has a small root partition with rest of the device allocated to an LVM physical volume. From that LVM physical ...
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14.10 doesn't boot

My approximately 2 months old installation of 14.10 stopped working properly today. I installed updates yesterday, I think there was a new Kernel too - restarted normally yesterday. But today it's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes on log in [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Samsung laptop. Was feeling proud because I'm not overly computer savvy. I don't remember exactly what it was called but it was running a test on everything with my ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS keeps breaking entire ethernet LAN

ifconfig syslog at time of failure Basically what happens is: 1) I reboot the machine (either with hard shut down or by hitting the reset button) 2) Everything is fine 3) At some random time ...
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Bunch of crash reports keep popping up, mostly for gnome-screensaver and osd-notify

These crash reports constantly pop up. This is what I got when I ran apport-retrace after one gnome-screensaver crash: [Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled] Using host libthread_db library ...
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Nautilus crashes all desktop folders gone

After copying a lot of jpgs from folder A to folder B the desktop-image and all folders are no longer visible. After clicking any folder-sign on the panel one folder shortly opens and after 3sec ...
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Rdesktop crash on ubuntu 14.04

I seem to encounter a very specific issue, whenever i use rdesktop towards my vcenter machine; my X randomly crashes either back to login screen, or the entire session (have to restart lightdm when ...
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Gnome crashing on Ubuntu 14.04 - How can I fix or helping fix it?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo ThinkPad. I checked the option to encrypt the disk during the installation (I don't think that this has an impact on Gnome, but you never know). As I ...
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HDMI Crashing Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

first time here, so i have this problem while connecting my Samsung RV415 to my TV through a HDMI cable, it just crashes, i noticed it started to happen after i updated the system after a clean ...
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Every video editor crashing! [11GB AVI File vs Openshot & KDen Live]

After about 5-6 hours of waiting in Blender, I finally get an 11GB avi video file that is a audio visualisation of the song Stay With Me by Mendum generated by a script I made. The file is rather ...
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Ubuntu server stops working after a while

After around 4-5 hours, my Ubuntu server running plex media server stops responding. Here's all the server reacts when crashed: the server screen stays black with no command line interface ...
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Need help downloading steam on ubuntu! [duplicate]

I'm having trouble downloading steam to Ubuntu, his is my first time trying this I have a Google Chromebook and i tried to YouTube how to download steam and i pretty much have it, but it says that i'm ...
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sbin/init crash after log in

Hi I have been getting a problem where, every time I log into Ubuntu, a red exclamation mark appears in the top-right of the screen. On clicking it, a window appears to say "Sorry, Ubuntu 12.04 has ...
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Loading Optimized Defaults Error

I am trying to overclock my G3258 but it keeps crashing at quite low overclocks; so I want to update my BIOS, but apparently you need to load optimized defaults on my motherboard; but when I do this, ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 crashing frequently

I have installed Kubuntu 14.10 on my new laptop, and have been using for past couple of weeks. It's a Dell Inspiron 7537, the 16 GB variant. It's happening very frequently (3 to 4 times a day) that I ...
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Ubuntu crashed for no apparent reason, unsure of how to get it back

I am running the up-to-date version of Ubuntu, set up on an Acer 64 bit machine with a Kingston solid state hard drive, with a set-up that allows me to boot into either Ubuntu (where I do about 95% of ...
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How do I fix Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I was uploading an update a few weeks ago and and it required a reboot. When it rebooted the system crashed. and all I got was a blank screen. After playing with it several times I was able to figure ...
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Can't access my user account!

I have faced the same kind of 'crash' the second time and I am worried. This is what happens: I turn on my laptop. I try to login to my user/account. I type my password, hit 'enter'. Screen goes ...
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Ubuntu crash Toshiab Satellite C70D-B-11K

Hat jemand eine Idee mein Laptop Toshiba Satellite C70D-B-11K mit Ubuntu 14.10 crasht ab und zu bleibt für ca. 4 Sekunden hängen und reagiert auf keine Eingabe und danach rebootet es einfach. Danke ...
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Synaptic crashes

Out of the blue Synaptic started crashing on Ubuntu 14.04 machine of mine. If I execute "sudo synaptic" in terminal what I get is: chichovoto6@tototo6:~$ sudo synaptic [sudo] password for ...
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Applications are crashing

for a few days ago my applications are started to crash in ubuntu 14.04. I open nautilus, hit CTRL+H and nautilus crashes, open bittorrent client and when I want to delete one of my torrent files, the ...
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Software Center keeps crashing

Last week I typed in a command for /ect/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list into my terminal and ever since then Ubuntu Software Center Keeps crashing. The report says <class System Error> ...
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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 [closed]

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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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 ...