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Kubuntu 14.04 crashes on boot on Asus PC

After successfully installing Kubuntu 13.10 (64bit) on my Asus PC, I tried to upgrade to 14.04. After the upgrade completed and I tried to restart, the boot process crashes with a kernel panic, see ...
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14.04 installation crashed - now machine is dead

I was half way through an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 when my machine crashed. At this point it had been running for over an hour doing the upgrade so I have no idea what caused it. I was merrily ...
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Applications greyed out and non responsive

Installed Ubuntu 14.04, applications on ubuntu are very slow and non responsive. Most of the time windows are greyed out and becomes non responsive. Any help please?
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Ubuntu apps crashing in 14.04?

Basically, I have had a number of applications on my computer crashing, such as Wine Applications, CompizConfig Settings Manager, and Caffeine. I tried running them in terminal, and even re-installing ...
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After the Skype update, on Ubuntu 12.04, it crashes directly after log in.

That's exactly it. I've done everything every other forum and Google search suggested. (With the exception of one guy saying to delete the /.Skype folder.) I just couldn't find the folder. I'm at an ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes a lot

I have a desktop with Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity, fresh install about a year ago. Details: Intel Core i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz × 4, 4Gb RAM, 2 Tb HD, 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Kernel: 3.5.0-54-generic ...
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Ubuntu crashing on purple loading screen

I've done something which unfortunately seems to have caused Ubuntu 14.04 to fail at start up and was wondering whether I could get some guidance about debugging the issue. It started when I rebooted ...
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Wireless Repeater causing kernel to crash

So my wireless set up is not ideal as far as my location relative to my AP goes. However I recently remembered I had/dug up an Amped Wireless 300N repeater (range extender). I set it up in my living ...
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Ubuntu 14 Installed on External Hard Drive Random Crashes

I have installed Ubuntu 14 onto my external hard drive and everything initially works great. However after an apparently random amount of time (although this has happened every time I have been ...
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Wine sometimes crashes entire system

Sometimes, programs that I am running with Wine (1.7) will crash my entire system. (Ubuntu 14.04) Clarification: during these crashes, Ubuntu is 100% non-responsive. I unable to use all of the ...
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Ignore specific programme's crashes in apport

If you have to use a program that crashes regularly some people tend to uninstall apport (which you should not) So how could we exclude a program from apport's notifications?
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MySQL keeps crashing in Ubuntu 12.04

Every few hours, MySQL crashes on my Digital Ocean Ubuntu 12.04 machine. Below is the errors I am seeing in my MySQL error log. I thought it was a memory issue, so I added a swap, but that didn't fix ...
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Error “shockwave flash has crashed ” google chrome ubuntu 14.04.1

I can not watch videos on twitch because shockwave flash crashes. I tried to disable the flash in the plugins but I only seen one Flash plugin. Before when I used 12.10, I saw 3 plugins for Flash, ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I updated to Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit yesterday and there are problems everywhere. Firefox almost never works. It crashes all the time. I also get some system errors. I can't find anyone else having the ...
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Apt-get says up to date, errors say no update log?

I am on a relatively fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, but I have updated and upgraded with apt-get multiple times. The Software Updater confirms that I everything is up to date. But I frequently have ...
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how to track a crash when changing from X :1 to X :0?

I need to track on 14.04 a crash that often happens here: I open a new X at :1 (that sometimes goes to ctrl+alt+f8 others to f9). But when I try to go back to X :0 with ctrl+alt+f7, it crashes ...
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Binary crashing continuously since 12:40 GMT+1 for no reason

This file worked before that time for nearly a day. I also downloaded the binaries and tried it at home and it still worked perfectly. The error I recieve is here: ./vpk.sh: line 3: 23707 Illegal ...
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chrome crashing too often in Ubuntu 14.04

Ever since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome (google-chrome-stable) crashes a lot more often than before. I do keep several tabs open (>20), but they are all light (no multimedia) and have never ...
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Openshot crashes when opening saved project

I worked on a project with Openshot...saved it...when I try to open it, Openshot grey out and open saved file for just a friction of second and then crashes. It does that every time I try to open the ...
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X org rollback version and Solving problems (Hardware Acceleration)

This question goes with my previous question: google chrome crashes in 14.04 regarding Google Chrome Crashing X. I believe X.org was recently updated on my Xubuntu 14.04 trusty. Until recently I ...
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Installer crashing

I have an old HP a1430n and I'm trying to install Ubuntu. It gets through until the screen where I enter a username and password, but it crashes. Tried several times and it crashes there every time. I ...
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How can I diagnose sudden “power off” problem?

I have one of the new Haswell NUCs running 14.04, and once every couple days the box just turns off. The monitors and other devices keep running, but the box is just off. I looked through syslog, but ...
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How do I find logs that report the cause of a system crash?

My computer with Trusty is often rebooting, apparently in a random way. I have looked in system register but there are so many logs that is quite difficult to find the ones which only report the error ...
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the ubuntu that i install hang version 14.04 [duplicate]

Anyone help i went into few problem using ubuntu os crashes How to fix it ? Laptop Information Laptop : Acer M5-481TG Ultrabook Dual Graphic use after sometime it freezes
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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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Laptop Froze, Did a Hard Reboot and Lost Networking

Earlier I left my laptop unattended for a few moments and when I returned to it, Ubuntu had evidently frozen. This has never happened before. I did a hard reboot (held down power button) and ...
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Repeated “Oops 0000 [#1] SMP” Crashes [closed]

My installation of Ubuntu 12.04 is repeatedly crashing to black screens. It crashes during a variety of activities (watching Youtube videos in Chrome, rendering video, watching other video, playing ...
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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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Ubuntu bootfailure [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu version 1.99 powered by Dell and I was using it one day and all of a sudden it shut down and I haven't been able to boot it back up. When I turn it on in generic mode, it just shows a ...
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I just installed Ubuntu and i've been having weird crashes [closed]

So I'll start from the beginning. When I first had installed Ubuntu I was sitting there on the desktop doing nothing. A update popped up and I decided to install it so i can have my Ubuntu up to ...
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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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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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Grub error: out of disk on Ubuntu server 12.04 after power interruption [duplicate]

I've got an Ubuntu server set up that has been running happily for a year or so with no problems to speak of. It's configured in a RAID-1 to keep everything nice and backed up. Yesterday we had a ...
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eclipse frequent crash

I've been using eclipse (the one bundled in ADT) extensively for about a year and had no problems. But from yesterday, without any particular change (no eclipse update, no new plugins, ..., EDIT: ...
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Rhythmbox Refuses to start

I recently opened rhythmbox, tried to play a song, and it froze. I killed it, but now it won't start at all. Running from the terminal gives me (rhythmbox:3676): Rhythmbox-CRITICAL **: Timeout was ...
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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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Installer crashed on Asus Zenbook [closed]

It just crashed and offered to report a bug. Which I did https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubiquity/+bug/1328175. After that, I restarted and everything seems to work properly so far. If ...
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Is it possible to have kcrash/crashdump switch to a VT when dumping?

I've set up linux-crashdump to debug issues with lockups by following the instructions here: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/kernel-crash-dump.html However, when I try to test using: echo c ...
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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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Consistent crashing of system when debugging java using eclipse

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 with unity for work. I've been debugging some Java code and every time I step inside a given method I have problems and have to restart my machine (4 times now). The only ...
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Why does my computer crash when I minimise the last window?

I am runnung Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. If I have a few windows open (say four to six, not a large amount), and minimise all by pressing Ctrl+Super+D, they all minimise immediately with no problems. However, ...
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Unity crash in Ubuntu 14.04

After logging in to my account, I see no panels or anything else, only the background. I cannot even start a terminal with ctrl+alt+t. The only thing the system responds to is ctrl+alt+delete which ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Hangs While Screen is Off

I have an Asus G73JW laptop with a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 x64. While I'm using the laptop, it works quite well - but if I leave the laptop unattended for a while, I come back it will have a ...
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Nautilus crashes after upgrade (12.04LTS->14.04LTS)

i've upgraded my 12.04LTS Ubuntu to 14.04LTS. Everything installed fine, however my 'Nautilus' is behaving weird. It crashes every time i try to open a folder.. My whole desktop is blank. When i ...
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VLC crashes on Xubuntu 14.04

Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I used VLC media player 2.1.2 Rincewind (revision 2.1.2-0-ga4c4876). I also tried the daily builds, 2.2.0. VLC crashes. I opened a bug report at VLC's bug tracker, they asked ...