Questions related to crashes of system or applications.

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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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Radeon Open Source Driver crash at startup

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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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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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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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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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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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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how fix the issue that so that ubi-usersetup crash doesn't happen when I try to install ubuntu

Whenever I try to install ubuntu 14.04 lts I get a message saying: ubi-usersetupcrash ubi-usersetup failed with exit code 10. Further information may be found in var/log/syslog What do I do so I ...
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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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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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Turning on the wireless card freezes Ubuntu 12.04

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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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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Swap failure 13.10

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: Wireless crash

I am currently trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 7720 stock model, I was attempting to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS w/ Windows 8.1 SP0. After some issues I was having w/ grub and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Dual Boot fails to load (black screen)

I have a dual boot Windows 7 + Ubuntu 12.04 system (64 bit). About a week ago, using GRUB to load into Ubuntu resulted in a freeze at the loading screen. I could still run into recovery mode, so ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 stuck in boot

I got a brand new computer that i downloaded ubuntu 13.10 into, used it for 2 days, did an apt-get update and restarted, when i restarted it gave me this error message The errors i see is crash ...
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Installtion of Ubuntu 12.04 stuck at the end

Am installing Ubuntu 12.04 next to Windows XP Prof. Installation went all the way thro to "restart", now is stuck on a black screen list beginning, "starting crash report" and ending with " asking all ...
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Netbeans doesn't start, Java fatal error, unless sudo

Fresh 13.10 64b Openjdk 6 is there, I just installed Netbeans 7.01 from the repo, but it doesn't work, I open then a console elect@elect-desktop:~$ netbeans # # A fatal error has been detected by ...
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Darktable not starting. No Error

when i try to start darktable, simply nothing happens. No error appears, nothing. What can I do to get an errorlog or something else to get further help? This happens after upgrading from 13.04 to ...
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Ubuntu freezes after hit install buton or try whitout install al versions

I have a pc with 4GB RAM Gygabyte Gt 440 Graphic card Asus P8H61-M Pro motherboard and i5-2500k CPU I tried every version from 10 to 13.10 and the same result,after I hit the Try whithout install or ...
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“Invalid Encoding” error on backups created with WinRAR

I recently installed ubuntu. I have my files (windows, office, jpg, etc.) compressed in .rar. My native language is spanish. I got "invalid encoding" whenever I tried to decompress. I though I ...
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Weird (Apparently) Video-Related Crashes

I have been having occasional video-related crashes since 12.10. Recently, both on 13.04 and 13.10, they've been happening frequently. My computer is a Gateway DX4840-37 with an Intel i5 650 ...
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system crashing

I am very new to linux and Ubuntu. I only installed it on an older laptop recently to try to get some more mileage out of it. I wish I could post a photo of the "kill screen" but basically my system ...
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With new versions of Ubuntu, I have very unstable VirtualBox VM's

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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Laptop seems to crash after suspend to RAM

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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My Unity is crashing on Ubuntu 14.04

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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Unity crash when acessing the internet Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 freshly installed on a Dell desktop PC with all available updates. Whenever a program tries to heavily access the internet Unity crashes, the mouse pointer freezes and the screen ...
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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?

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 ...