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Firefox always crash on startup after last updates

After the last update of Ubuntu sudo apt-get update Firefox won't start anymore. It always show crash error on startup and i tried to reinstall it and change profile and even purge installation. It ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 system freeze while removing USB 3.0 device from Express card

I have the following Express card which provides USB 3.0 host controller. 05:00.0 USB controller: Renesas Technology Corp. uPD720202 USB 3.0 Host Controller (rev 02) The express card works fine ...
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Lost all USB connectivity, Connect debounce error overload on tty and dmesg, locks computer periodically

Can't connect to any USB ports after trying to attch my powered external drive to back up this computer. dmesg output is flooded with connect debounce errors [ 4138.876066] hub 1-0:1.0: ...
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desktop 15.04 crashes install

I just downloaded ubuntu-15.04-desktop-amd64.iso, burned it on DVD - and it crashes immediately after restart-install (NPE RIP @ fb_release+0x26/0x60!
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Matlab crashes on start after upgrading to 15.04 (from 14.10)

I recently upgraded to 15.04 and immediately after, Matlab 2012b no longer worked and crashed either as soon as it loads the program, or a few moments after I try to do anything. I tried installing a ...
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12.04 LTS can't boot from battery [closed]

I am new to Linux and have installed CAELinux xubuntu 12.04 LTS. The install seemed to work, but the problem is when I try to log into my account while using my battery and not a/c power. At first ...
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v 14.04 LTS - GIF - Total system Crash

So all I'm doing is viewing my GIF collection in Image Viewer, and then out of the blue, the screen freezes and then everything fails: The screen displays "There is no Video input". However the ...
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Why is Kubuntu so unstable?

Before I begin let me say I'm not attacking ANYONE here. I understand how hard it is to make a distro, especially for a lesser used one. Why is Kubuntu 15.04 so buggy, unstable, and generally ...
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Any Webbrowser crashes in 14.04 since last update

I've been experiencing some annoying crashes of any web browser I use since I last updated Ubuntu & Firefox (However the problems extend to Opera & Chrome as well). First I'm just a user who ...
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Ubuntu insists on installing a broken package

Everytime I boot the system, I receive a "System crash" message and here is the details: This package is already removed, but Ubuntu insists on trying to install it everytime I boot the system. The ...
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Gnome is being incredibly unstable and applications are frequently crashing

I don't know how this happened, after I updated my software everything on Gnome started breaking. This is what I have noticed so far: The terminal crashes when I click on the menu items The ...
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Migrate applications from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron laptop. But recently it has been crashed. Now i want to install Ubuntu 15.04. but i have already several software installed in Ubuntu 14.04. Is it ...
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Eclipse crashing on Ubuntu 15.04

I am android developer and using Eclipse on Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 15.04. My problem is my eclipse crashes repeatedly. I tried all the solution and even Ubuntu 12 and 14.04 also. But I never found ...
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nouveau: kernel faults and Xorg sometimes stucks; or is it hardware at fault?

Not a long time ago Ī̲ got rid of AMD Radeon HD 7700 card and purchased nVidia GeForce 8600 GTS for an Ubuntu box, since many mouths shouted “don’t buy AMD for Linux, buy nVidia”. Then Ī̲ found that ...
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Could firefox be causing system crash?

Originally the title for this question was: Could my USB3 SSD be causing my system to crash? But then I realized that all three times that linux has crashed this week, I was working in Firefox. I'm ...
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Apt-get Issues (and random crashes)

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 (x64, i7, etc.). Everything has been working perfectly for a long time. However, this morning I was watching some videos online (YouTube) when Firefox crashed. I tried running ...
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Screen Switches Off And Also Kills Downloads

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 on most of the default settings. By default the screen switches off after 5min and "dims to save power". I have unchecked the lock checkbox so when I return to my computer I dont ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 randomly freezes on different machines, mouse cursor keeps working

I have been experiencing identical random freezes on two different machines at two different locations: Computer 1: This was running ubuntu 12.04 LTS with KDE and the freezes were very occasionally ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when running a project in Netbeans 8.0.2

There is one more topic with similar question, however all the suggested solutions there, didn't work for me. I'm using Netbeans 8.0.2. When I try to run a project, the whole system crashes. dpkg ...
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KDE crash reporting

Not sure what is happening with this 14.05 LTS that I'm running, it's a dual boot with Win 7 but in KDE I seem to get crash reports that either tell me Ubuntu has experienced an Internal Error and ...
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How to copy/paste from “Sorry, the application XXX has stopped unexpectedly”

An app just crashed and I want to copy the error message and paste it into a search engine to hopefully find a solution. Unfortunately the error dialog does not allow me to copy/paste anything: In ...
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Ubuntu SDK not working

I have been using the Ubuntu SDK for some time. I also have a separate QT Creator install (which is faster when developing for other platforms than Ubuntu). Today I tried opening an example project ...
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Intel X4500 + 8GB RAM = no more MTRRs available and X freeze

I have a considerably strange issue with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have two Lenovo T400 machines - both running the .24 BIOS - with integrated Intel graphics and two sets of 2x4GB RAM modules of different ...
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Atom / Chrome Crash: Window not responding

I recently have been having this weird problem where google chrome or the atom editor crash without - at least for me - any sensible explanation. The effect in chrome is, often when i open a new tab, ...
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Thunderbird crash

After manually updating Thunderbird to the latest version so that i can use GMAIL. Thunderbird open and run nice until i restart my pc... it doesn't reopen again so i try to start it via terminal and ...
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Firefox keeps crashing in Xubuntu 14.04

I recently installed ubuntu as a replacement for XP. I'm using xubuntu desktop. Mozilla Firefox and other browsers all crash very regularly, with firefox crashing at least 1 in 3 times I open it. This ...
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Crash after loading kernel (installation)

I tried to install ubuntu on my samsung p560. Right after loading the kernel the system crashed and just reboots. So I tried installing with acpi=off noapic nolapic options. Then installation ...
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error:unknown filesystem. Entering rescue mode… grub rescue

I did my best to look at all the other "duplicate" questions out there but nothing has helped. Here's what's happening: I think my laptop ran out of power and shut itself off (while the lid was ...
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Kernel crash sometime

know anyone how I can fix my kernel? Sometime it crash... All my PC in that moment are freezing and I can't do anything, just after I reset my PC. And after it is turning on it show me that error ...
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Ubuntu hangs during install

I've read the other posts on this subject - no help. Old notebook HP Pavilion AMD 64 notebook with no OS and old non ACPI IDE drive. BIOS does not allow option to boot from flash drive. I've tried ...
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The Ubuntu Software Center is crashing and also the updater [duplicate]

Lately everytime that i start up my laptop, it says that ubuntu has experienced an internal error. Then when I tried to open the Ubuntu Software Center it crashes every time. The same things happens ...
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Using right mouse button/opening preferences crashes most applications

I've tried to compile Metview from sources (there's no package for Ubuntu, only Fedora, OpenSuse,RHEL, CentOS) and it seems that during that operation, I broked my system (I guess, because I do not ...
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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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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 ...