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All programs crash after locking computer

Whenever I lock up my computer (on Ubuntu 14.04), by the time I unlock it all the programs have been closed. There is no error message or anything, so I don't know how to identify the problem.
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Why has the crash reporter stopped appearing?

I recently encountered a crash in gnome-terminal (3.10.2 under Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, using Gnome 3.10.4). I dismissed the usual crash report dialog, since I wanted to come up with a minimal set of ...
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Steam crashing Gnome shell [on hold]

Gnome shell crash, freeze and disappears when I open Steam. *Using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04LTS with Gnome 3.12 *Oibaf video drivers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWnbnMQnuDQ&feature=youtu.be ...
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Blender crash in some menus

I'm having some problems when using blender in Ubuntu. The program itself runs fine, it does rendering, run edit mode etc. But some menus just crash, not all of them, but when I'm using the ...
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ERROR Code: Unity on 14.04 would not load

Unity 14.04 is failing to load after an upgrade from 12.04. I think it is because it was an incomplete upgrade and there was some errors. I finally got it to recognize me and let me login into Unity ...
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Setting up Adobe Air with wine, removes gedit

Latest Adobe Air does not provide support anymore for Ubuntu versions. Since I tried to install an exe file using wine. There were issues to install latest version of wine 1.7. Since on google, I ...
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Chromium crashes while playing YouTube video using standard HTML5 video player [closed]

Every time I try to play a YouTube video using the standard HTML5 player in Chromium 38.0 and Ubuntu 14.04, the tab crashes with the message Aw, Snap! Something went wrong... This uses to happen when ...
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Xubuntu crashes on suspend and chrome crashes often

i just installed a fresh xubuntu and i am amazed of its simplicity and usability. IMHO the best OS out there. However its crashes each time i want to suspend it. It goes gray screen and soon after ...
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Ubuntu Shuts Down on Restart (v 14.04.1)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my laptop and I am not able to restart it. Every time I press the restart button, the system logs me off as usual, then the ubuntu loading screen appears ...
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Stuck in log-in loop, Ubuntu randomly crashes, Windows still boots first

I'd really appreciate it if someone could shed some light on 3 problems of mine: I tried to reset my forgotten account password using the "standard way" in this guide. However, when I enter the new ...
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Weird black bars on screen [closed]

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and NVIDIA drivers, and everything was working fine, but after reboot I've got a bug report, and now it appears after every reboot. Also, something has broke, and now ...
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Sorry, the application add-apt-repository has stopped unexpectedly

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm getting a crash report as soon as i log in. This is what the report looks like: I have no idea about what to do with that.
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Fresh 14.04.1 LTS install on Macbook Pro crashes

I'm trying to install 14.04.1 alongside Mac OS 10.6.8 on my 2010 Macbook Pro. Ubuntu will boot and fully load, it will seem to be working normally for about 30 seconds to a minute and then it will ...
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Random reboots on 14.04 desktop

I've experienced many reboots at random intervals and with no stress on the machine I've found the logs and skimmed through them but I do not know what I am looking for so I cannot fix the whole ...
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Ubuntu frustrating crash

I am experiencing a freeze once in a while. When my computer freezes, only the mouse can move but it cannot click anything. In addition, I cannot switch to terminal using alt + f1 or ctrl + alt + ...
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Deleted /var/cache

My computer was slowing down, and I saw that deleting /var/log and /var/cache could help, so I did it... I didn't know /var/cache was so important, I tought it would just rebuild itself and deleting ...
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Dual-boot loads Windows 8.1 first, and Ubuntu occasionally completely crashes

The title says it all really, but to give you some context, I only recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Flex 15D laptop, which came with Windows pre-installed. I've still been using Windows ...
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force crash nVidia GTX Titan without sudo

Any idea how to make a CUDA-enabled nVidia GTX Titan crash on Ubuntu 14.04, without root access? There must some CUDA code that can do that. Like a sort of for bomb perhaps?
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Applications keep crashing in ubuntu 14.04 (maybe graphics related)

For the last week or so most webbrowsers keep crashin on Ubuntu 14.04. Some other applications like VLC and a couple of games also crash randomly at times, even skype. Sometimes after a few minutes of ...
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Ubuntu crash - how to read log files

A few days ago the laptop decided to close without no relevant reason. From this day on, it randomly crashes without explanation. This is what I (correctly?) filtered from the log files on the last ...
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Shotwell crashing on 14.10

Ok, So I have a System76 Gazelle that I upgraded to 14.10. Everything works fine, except Shotwell. Shotwell, opens, lets me browse, however when I choose to publish pictures it gets crashy. I select ...
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lubuntu 12.04 with line6 toneport GX - system CRASH

Ok, so I had to retro-move to lubuntu 12.04 to make my sis 671 graphics work with enabled acceleration. Unfortunately other blocking problem appeared: My Sound card Line6 Toneport GX (USB sound ...
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crash when changing default applications

I have a weird behavior in my ubuntu: when i try to change through the UI (System options -> details -> default apps) for example the default browser (firefox -> chrome) it crashes and does not apply ...
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Software Center keeps crashing on start up

Every time I open the software center it crashes on start up. I have been searching for a solution for about a week with no luck. This is what I am getting: 2014-10-27 00:40:28,868 - ...
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System hangs just at login

So i recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my dell xps 15. Everything went well. Then after one or two weeks i thought of upgrading graphics driver from x-org to binary version from additional drivers ...
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Ubuntu Touch Qt3D 2.0 crashes on start

I've been trying to develop something in QML3D and while my app is running well on desktop, I can't get it working on my tablet (even thought for example Qt3D cylinder from the software center - ...
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Black Screen when playing YouTube Videos

The computer is a Toshiba Satelite Pro U300. It's worked fine up until a recent update about a week or two ago. When I try to play YouTube videos, the whole monitor goes black, and the computer seems ...
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Ubuntu 4.04 and Ubuntu 4.10.1 installers crash after selecting language. How to I resolve this?

I've tried redownloading and multiple USB sticks (Haven't tried a live CD because all i have are RW-DVDs which i dont want to waste) but when I load the live session I launch the installer and choose ...
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Several crashes after upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04

I upgraded my system today from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. There were issues because I was using Gnome 3.12 from "ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging". I was able to fix the issues (unmet dependencies, broken ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu desktop 14.10 from 14.04 failed because of loop between services

While upgrading most of it seemed smooth till it abruptly stalled and refused to continue . Video driver fell back to framebuffer and neither nouveau or nividia modules were loading and display was ...
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while upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 the computer crashed and I had to reboot [solved]

while upgrading from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 the computer crashed and I had to reboot when I entered ubuntu I couldn't do any thing the GUI wasn't working correctly actually when I enter my user name ...
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indicator-sound is crashing and VLC or any media player does not open

Whenever I try to open VLC media player from dashboard, it doesn't open. When I try to open any video file by double clicking on it, Ubuntu shows me the following error message: Sorry Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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14.04 crashes after couple hours. Lose control of OS and CPU goes into overdrive

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Vostro 220s with Intel Pentium. I am trying to figure out if this problem is normal.. should I wait out the hang. After a couple hours, I will lose control of ...
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ubuntu halts itself in high cpu workload

I have Core i3 M370 laptop. When i do high cpu intensive tasks such as kernel compilation with make -j4, the system halts itself. It doesn't happen like instant crashing. It happens like "shutdown -h ...
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Kubuntu Locking up

I just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.10 beta 2, KDE 5 plasma (my boot drive is a samsung 840 solid state drive - not sure if that will matter) I will be working in Dolphin file explorer ...
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Log proccesses activities for later analysis

I'm having a problem with a Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS machine that occasionally freezes up for no reason that I can logically predict. Once it happens the HDD usage seems quite high for no reason ...
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Computer crashed during updates - How do I figure out what packages I lost?

My host OS crashed while my Xubuntu VM was updating things. After restarting and loading up the VM, I was greeted with a blank grey desktop and nothing to click on. Luckily, I could still get to a ...
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Whenever I go to the google chrome download page my laptop screen turns off

I can't recover from the screen being off without resetting the laptop using the power button. When I use the fn+volume keys while the screen is off I can hear the volume changing, I just can't find ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashed everytime resuming from standby

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 since then my computer always crashed when resuming from standby. I just see a black screen (sometimes with unmoveable mouse cursor) and nothing happens. Actually ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Crashes while package conversion

I'm new to Ubuntu.Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is crashing when I tried to convert RPM package to DEB package. Here is the command I'm trying the following command. sudo alien --scripts -d ...
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How can I rollback my GParted version?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 with GParted 0.18. However, it seems to be inferior to previous iterations of it because it crashes every single time I try to resize a FAT32 partition or when I create a new ...
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Eclipse luna crashes on new project in Kubuntu 14.04

I'm having some trouble getting Eclipse Luna to work. I downloaded the tar.gz from their site and I downloaded the tar.gz for the Java JDK. I extracted everything and Eclipse opens properly, but when ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when working in browsers

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and enjoy it so far. However, I really don't know how to troubleshoot this issue, and I can't find anything on it. Whenever I use a browser, after a short period of normal ...
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Nothing after logging into account

I tried to install java and few other upgrades, so I found this website: http://itsfoss.com/things-to-do-after-installing-ubuntu-14-04/ and did basically everything. After reboot screen with the ...
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Server crashed but why?

could someone tell me what causes the crash of this kernel panic? This machine (14.04.1) is a virtual machine on my KVM host (14.04.1) See the screenshot My host machine has 32GB of RAM and uses ...
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ubuntu freezes with heavy hdd usage (continuous blinking led)

I'm using ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and it randomly freezes, and while that happen the HDD usage is quite high (LED almost continuously on). I can't move the mouse, can't use alt + tab, can't even go on ctrl ...
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Laptop screen goes black, but laptop still running

I have an old Asus laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Sometimes the laptop's screen goes black, but the laptop keeps running. It happens when loading a youtube video or websites like GDrive, but not all ...
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Ubuntu unresponsive

After it gets to desktop ubuntu seems to crash. The applications open, but I can't see them open. Pithos, for example, starts playing music when clicked, the window does not open up. I was having ...
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Ubuntu wont boot, stuck at logo screen

I recently removed my win7 and installed ubuntu 14.04. Everything was fine until i tried to install newer nvidia drivers. I followed the guide, and it said to stop light, so i typed it in the ...
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firefox crashing and it does not reopen

while i'm working on firefox browser , it's get crahsed , and tell me that crash reporter is unable to submit a report for this crash because the application didn't leave an application data file , ...