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Completely unresponsive desktop in 15.10 when running Transmission

I've been having this problem in Ubuntu 15.10 where almost every day, my desktop becomes 100% unresponsive. The laptop won't sleep when the lid is closed, I can't switch TTY, I can't even use ...
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Mount And Blade Warband Will not run on Ubuntu 15.10

Like I have said above whenever I try to start Mount And Blade Warband (From Steam) It says "Preparing to Launch" for a few seconds and then shuts off. My friend who is running another Linux distro ...
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Firefox 42 crashes all the time

I have tried various tips from the web to try to get my Firefox back in action. Does anyone have any further advice? It crashes 6 times a day. I send in the crash report every time. Mozilla/5.0 (X11; ...
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My laptop screen goes black on startup? [duplicate]

Whenever I start my laptop, It's screen goes black like stand by mode and power is on(I use Ubuntu along side with Windows). I have to shut it down forcefully and then restart. Appearance of Grub ...
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XFCE: Drag-and-drop pointer stuck on some windows

In some programs like SMPlayer and Clementine when dragging the window with the mouse (for example by accidentally clicking on the program window instead of the media progress bar), the mouse pointer ...
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Unity Desktop Environment Crash

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS when I choose Unity environment to login it login then blinks and logs me out again. What caused the problem: The last thing I was doing is that I was changing the ...
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Most effiecient method to break Ubuntu [closed]

Weird question, but what is the fastest and most efficient method to crash/break Ubuntu 14.10?
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Can't open Softwate & Updates in Ubuntu 15.10

I recently install Katoolin in my Ubuntu 15.10 and add Kali Linux Repositories to the sources.list. When I installed updates, it said that it will update partially because of some reasons. It failed ...
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VLC unable to open any files

What has happened to VLC. I think it updated when the kernel did recently and now it can't open anything: Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to open the MRL The terminal gives: VLC media ...
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Every version Ubuntu on Mac 5.1 crashes, eventually fatally crashes

I am running only Ubuntu on an old Macbook 5.1 (system specs below). No matter the version of Ubuntu, the computer consistently locks up (unable to reach tty). It doesn't seem to be associated to any ...
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I just installed Ubuntu and now it's crashing all the time, what can I do to fix this?

I just installed Ubuntu from a USB to replace Windows XP on a fairly old computer. It worked fine for an hour or so but then every time I pressed the super button(?)(the windows key on my keyboard) it ...
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New ubuntu install, crash on boot

I have got a new laptop with a i7-6700hq cpu, gtx 950m, 8g ram. I got this laptop with no OS as on my old laptop I have been using linux for years. (Largely due to my Dad insisting it would be easier ...
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Cannot launch applications after switching desktop environment to Gnome

I recently switched from Unity to Gnome 3 by installing the Gnome Shell. But now when I try to launch certain applications (Eg. PyCharm) they crash with a message Gtk-Message: Failed to load ...
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Why netbeans 7.0.1 always crash after start on ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I've done my homework and found out that these symptoms (netbeans crashes right after splash screen) have been reported repeatedly before https://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=240296 ...
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Crash after updates

I was doing standard updates on Ubuntu 14.04, meanwhile I was writing some email when it switched off and this appear: http://imgur.com/N7IJMKU GNU GRUB! I remember that it was part of the update... ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Internal Error : mediascanner-service-2.0

ExecutablePath /usr/bin/mediascanner-servie-2.0 Package mediascanner-2.0.0.107+15.10.20150922.1.0ubuntu1 ProblemType Crash Title mediascanner-service-2.0 crashed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04. LTS Crashes [duplicate]

I ran a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and for some reason it occasionally crashes. Not a 100% sure what's causing it. My computer is a HP Pavilion P6-2220t Desktop. It has a 6th ...
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Virtualbox Ubuntu 14.10 guest crashes when flipping back to host

Running Ubuntu 14.10 guest on a Windows 7 host. I can switch between the host and the guest without problem except in this case: While in Ubuntu, I inserted a USB key and read some files. If I switch ...
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Upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 crash

So last night I decided to upgrade my primary workstation from 15.04 to 15.10 via software updater and it just stopped with some errors about desktop wallpapers. After about 30 minutes I just ...
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Ubuntu is relatively unstable [closed]

Ubuntu is much less stable than the dominant OS. It is mostly but not solely Firefox when opening pages like Issuu or html5 sites, where my system hangs. I had not expected to find my computer hanging ...
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Crashes and freezes on start up [duplicate]

my laptop keeps crashing and freezing now it will not boot up properly I get a blank screen with no programme icons visible, any ideas
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Ubuntu 15.10 crashes with kernel 4.3

I'm buying a new Skylake CPU and motherboard and I read that to get proper support for Skylake, I need Linux kernel 4.3. I tried installing it from the .deb packages in ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes after a few minutes running

I've installed Ubuntu, Kububtu and Ubuntu Mate on my Alienware Area 51 R2 and they all have the same problem. When I install Ubuntu, it is terribly slow. The way I fixed it was disabling the ...
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Can't shut down ubuntu on macbook pro

I have a macbook pro MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB I have a separate partition for mac and ubuntu. Ubuntu is the main ...
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Firefox crashed with SIGSEGV

How can I fix this problem? I already reinstalled Firefox. I'm using Ubuntu 15.10.
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I can't open the Software Center on 14.04

When I try to open the Software Center it’s just white and crashes after 5 seconds. I tried to uninstall and then install it again through the Terminal, but it did not work. Output of software-center ...
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Installation problem - dual boot with W10 on Win certified laptop

I've got Acer V15 Nitro Black Edition with Intel Integrated graphics + GTX 860M and I know there are some problems with drivers and so on. But I have problem with installation, where I just get ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 (seemingly) randomly crashing requiring reboot

Every so often (often enough that it's annoying) my screen goes black and then shows this (sorry for the quality). The only way I know how to get it working again is to reboot my laptop. Is there a ...
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ubuntu 14.04 lts doesn't boot since 3.13.0-64

This is a DELL inspiron 3551, with Ubuntu 14.04 lts 64 bits preinstalled processor: Intel® Pentium(R) CPU N3540 @ 2.16GHz × 4. Quickly after system update, it starts to crash when booting. I don't ...
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Recommended to Restore Ubuntu to a Backup After a REISUB Reboot?

Some background: I'm finding that my Ubuntu 14.04 box is freezing and becomes unresponsive to any suggestion in this thread: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? except REISUB'ing it. I also do daily ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 keeps logging me out randomly

I'm on Kubuntu 14.04 and since today it randomly happens that I get logged out after a few minutes. When I login again everything has been closed, obviously - really annoying. I've searched a bit and ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 randomly crashing back to login screen

fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 here. Everything works fine, but I'm getting random crashes back to the login screen. I pasted my syslog here: http://paste.ubuntu.com/12989589/ Edit: Confirmed bug on ...
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Ubuntu 14.043 LTS crashes

I have placed this question in the forum and it was placed on hold becuase they did not understand the request? Here it is again My Ubuntu 14.043 desktop using Wifi can't run longer than a day ...
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Trying to emulate CS:GO in wine, but my PC is not having any of it

So, I was having problems with CS today; the game was being jittery and weird. People said that emulating it will make it much smoother. I emulated steam, downloaded CS, installed a version of Direct ...
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Wine crashed on playonlinux

I am working on Ubuntu 12.04.I downloaded playonlinux and then prince of persia-the two thrones which started to install wine then wine(gecko) which stopped responding during downloading so I aborted ...
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Just got the laptop and it crashed

I recently got a Dell Inspiron 5558 and it came with Ubuntu 14.04. I'm no Linux expert, actually I can't say I'm a computer expert at all. I'm a student at an Engineering University and I had the ...
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upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 getting compiz segfault

After upgrade from ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 getting massive screen flicker - system is unusable. Using the console (ctrl-alt-F1) I noticed dmesg says compiz is abending [ 150.423110] compiz[2676]: ...
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If I've removed my CD/DVD drive and HDD what exactly are ata4 and ata5?

dmesg|grep ata [ 0.000000] BIOS-e820: [mem 0x00000000baf9f000-0x00000000baffefff] ACPI data [ 0.000000] ACPI: SSDT 0x00000000BAFFA000 000797 (v01 LENOVO SataAhci 00001000 INTL 20061109) ...
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Google Chrome is crashing a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.03

I recently installed Ubuntu version 14.04.3 on my desktop and I am experience chronic crashing/freezing of my computer while using Google Chrome (not Chromium). It most notably happens when I am ...
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How can I fix my software center?

Alright so I've looked around on askubuntu and a few other forums but I can't seem to find the answer I need to get the problem resolved. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and only recently installed it. I've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Crashes Back to LogIn Window

Just recently crashes started and it simply gets me back to the login window. During the crash, it briefly outlines the message "Starting LightDM Display Manager" and goes to the login window. Once I ...
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Why Ubuntu 15.10 won't free cached RAM?

Description of the problem: The issue I'm having is that kswapd seemingly randomly goes into a wild spin and my laptop becomes totally unusable. (edit) This is not a problem if insufficient ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Keeps crashing

I installed a few updates this morning, and since then ubuntu will not stop crashing. I've attached a couple of photos which show the error I get. It's happened about four times in the last couple of ...
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Crash after closing lid

So everything was working fine, I closed the lid of my laptop to take it somewhere else, 1 minute later I opened it again and the terminal and Google Chrome had crashed. I tried to reopen Chrome but ...
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Kicked out of session - Flashing screen

As soon as I log in my user session, my mouse cursor flickers and kicks me out. Only a guest session seems to hold. In the login menu, I can't even select a "shutdown" option. On a sidenote, ...
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Can't play LOL on ubuntu 14.04 Bugsplat error

A few days ago I decided erase windows and try Linux, I install LOL and after the champ selection the game crashes, I was searching for some info and I try different solutions and nothing fix it. ...
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Unity keep randomly restart

I have this very annoying issue: something without any reasons unity restart, all my programs are closed and I get to the login screen ... I have an intel graphic card ( Sandy Bridge ) so I doubt ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS crashes when clicking on launcher icon

I experience reproducible crashes of Ubuntu-14.04 LTS, when clicking on the launcher icon of an application, which is already opened with more than one window. (ex. Thunderbird, Firefox (sometimes ...
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VirtualBox installs, reboots then freezes

I have tried installing 15.04 and 14.04.03 LTS on multiple computers and revisions of VirtualBox, both of which have given the same error. When I try to install Ubuntu in VirtualBox, it installs ...
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Ubuntu SDK endless problems

I'm having nothing but problems with Ubuntu-sdk. Here is what is happening so far: Ubuntu-sdk doesn't install properly, packages are missing with the error "couldn't download packages" or "packages ...