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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit completely locking up

I've previously attempted to use the aforementioned OS, but it keeps on Locking up. Ctrl+Alt+F1 does not work (keyboard unresponsive). I initially thought it was due to proprietary AMD drivers for ...
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Ubuntu server stuck on splash screen?

After restart my ubuntu server gets stuck to splash screen? All programs start up i can login with alt + f2 and open "log" "console" (ssh and samba server works) whole thing ends in stopping cpu ...
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Pc crashes due to very high iowait.

I currently have Ubuntu 15.10 installed on my pc. It is frequently crashing after showing high iowait. I have recently changed my hard drive with a new one after my older one died. Please suggest ways ...
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how to trace errors and crashes in Ubuntu itself?

I'm new in Linux, My Ubuntu has started crashing for some days randomly and closing everything, going back to login screen!! Is this the same as when windows hangs and you kill a program? (but ...
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Continious ubuntu malfunction [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and I am experiencing a lot of various persistent issues for last few months. Every of the issues is already solved here, but in my case help is always only temporary. ...
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System keeps logging me off repeatedly after chromium install on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS trusty for some time now. I recently performed all the updates and had to restart system. After restart I received a message saying software updater was unable to ...
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Ubuntu crashes every 10 minutes

Every 10-15 the OS crashes. I don't have any code for this because everything freezes and I can't do anything except for forcing my computer to shut down. If I'm listening to anything then the last ...
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Live CD Boot not working

so I'm trying since yesterday to use Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (Trusty Tahr) (AMD64) from a live cd. My computer does recognize that it is Ubuntu, and it begins loading until the "loading screen with the ...
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Ubuntu 14/15 on hp pavilion cutting net connections after first http request

I finally decided to give my windows 10 a boot and switch to Linux. So, I created a bootable Usb drive with pendrivelinux, wiped out my Windows and installed Ubuntu 14.04 from Usb. The installation ...
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Problem with login screen

I'm an ultra nooby beginner with Linux and Kubuntu, so please be patient :) Since yesterday I've got a stupid problem. When I turn on my PC, and when my login screen shows up, after 2-3 second it ...
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How do I fix these indicator crashes?

I have the following error message frenzy greeting me every time I boot up my system. The errors seem to all have started at the same point, when I accidentally removed the current kernel while ...
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Sound problem on Dell Latitude E6420 and Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having problems with my Latitude E6420 running Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). Here is the story. Some long time ago one of my speakers died (not fully, but almost no output). I didn't even recognize the ...
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MySQL out of memory

I recently upgraded my VPS from 1 GB RAM to 2 GB because MYSQL kept crashing due to low memory. The server has been running fine for 3 weeks until now. The following is logged to /var/log/syslog ...
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What details and logs do I have to upload here if I get a sudden problem like a system crash?

I've had my system crash a few times, but I couldn't really ask for help because I don't know what logs I need to upload and how to get them. So what should I do first on restarting my system after it ...
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14.04 to 15.01 Update leads to crash

While I'm updating my Ubuntu 14.04lts to 15.01 it shows some third party missing and it continued to downloading. After that I got black screen and ask for username and password. it show nothing when ...
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Randomly CPU 100% system freeze

Use Ubuntu 14.04 on DigitalOcean and sometimes my CPU go to near 100%. Reboot help me well, but this is going on 2-3 times a day and I need to fix it. How to display what and where used 100% CPU ...
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Firefox keeps crashing 44

I tried different version and since 3x version keeps crashing. Now on 44 still the same. Disabled all plugins, keep crashing Any idea what could be the reason or how to analyse it? For you is it less ...
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what did apport send as an error?

This is what I found so far: thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ cat /var/log/apport.log ERROR: apport (pid 4232) Mon Mar 7 01:21:55 2016: called for pid 4231, signal 11, core limit 0 ERROR: apport (...
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Why my ubuntu freezes or crashes?

Ubuntu 15.10. My MB is P8P67 M PRO and display card is NVIDIA GTX 760. When I installed Ubuntu, the system just crashes every few minutes. Mouse, keyboard and any things are not responding, just the ...
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My computer hang and it didn't react even to the power button!

Help! I was surfing the web and listening to music on Ubuntu and suddenly it stopped reacting to anything. Mouse, power button, keyboard... It is still playing the same few second of music and I hear ...
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/var/crash/ - should I send it?

I randomly receive a message from crash reporter roughly once a week. What should I do with it? I feel it is a non-essential bug and my report will simply pollute the bug tracking system. I can delete ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Crash on Idle

I am a first time Linux user. I installed Ubuntu onto a new desktop I assembled last night. I have little experience, and thus realize I may not be sure the right questions to ask or information to ...
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Diagnosing and fixing apparently random Ubuntu crashes?

I have read this question and tried to follow the selected answer's advice. I have also read this question but the second question I believe is unrelated to my issue. (But I'm not sure.) When Ubuntu (...
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Gnome Keyring daemon crash on startup

Hey all i'm having a nasty crash every time when i reboot my pc. I'm auto logging in into my ubuntu environment and then this crash (see picture) pops up all the time. How to fix it? If you guys need ...
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Can't install any Ubuntu distro on my PC [HELP]!

Just built my PC FX 8350 250gb SSD AMD R7 370. (Also have an Nvidia GTX 960) Every distro I try, it doesn't work, I've tried: Xubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Xubuntu 16.04 Ubuntu 15.10 It goes to "Install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashing on hp EliteBook

I have recently installed 14.04 on this laptop and have found it crashes routinely when disconnecting from WiFi: when I click on "disconnect" in the menu in the upper right, it goes belly up ...
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teamviewer crash at startup

Every time I powerup my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop I get a "system program program detected" message. The reporting window shows that the info comes from the apport-gtk-root system, that as far as I know is ...
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Random Black Screen Crash Ubuntu 12.04

I recently backed my pc up and did a fresh install from the same 12.04 cd I always use and since have experienced frequent and what appear to be random crashes. It seems like some kind of driver issue ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crash when opening HTML file in firefox. Dual boot UEFI

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that when I open an HTML file in Firefox, I get logged out to the login screen, and from this point I can't log back in for 2-3 minutes (I get logged ...
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How to restart unresponsive Unity desktop from shell?

PREFACE: I have tried the methods listed on this page to restart an unresponsive Unity shell on my system running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: How to properly restart unity? The Alt-F2 method doesn't work ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - Network manager crashing periodically with enterprise wifi

First the setup : Lenovo Thinkpad t440s from 2014. I had Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 for a long time on it, without any problem. Now with 15.10, in a fresh install or even when using a live CD I cannot ...
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Unwrite file change that causes crash

I tried to disable my touchscreen for Ubuntu 15.10 using the first answer in this link: How do I disable the touchscreen drivers? However, on reboot the OS crashes. I'm pretty sure I just need to ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 15.10 Gnome 3.18, can anyone help me?

I have some problems/questions with my Ubuntu installation: How to enable smooth transition when changing brightness with the Fn keys? With xbacklight, its good, but i can't change the default ...
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Ubuntu setup crashing live USB

I am trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 on my PC. When I choose "Install Ubuntu", I get the first step of installation without the text and then the setup crashes with a message saying, "Ubuntu has ...
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Wireshark 1.10.6 crashing in 14.04

I use Wireshark to go through packet captures, and everything was running fine until a few days ago. Now, whenever I open Wireshark, the application freezes and I have to force close the program. ...
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System Crash Using The Wifi Dongle

I am not able to use my Wifi Dongle, seems like I have wasted my money. At first it was very difficult to install, still I managed to make it work. But now every time I use my wifi dongle, the system ...
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rtorrent+ruTorrent SIGBUS error Ubuntu 15.10

I recently installed ruTorrent on Ubuntu 15.10. it worked fine and I restarted my computer and it still worked then I restarted my computer again I keep getting this error message when I start ...
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startup/shutdown screen flicker 14.04 after bad download?

Recently had some issue with a .desktop file (arduino ide) crashing my system. I reinstalled the os from scratch since I could not repair it (would boot blue screen and no visuals for files etc.) and ...
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.desktop arduino file killed system

any idea on what happened? i went here https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software downloaded the 64 bit for my os (running ubuntu gnome 14.04 LTS). and then I chmod +x the ./install.sh (not sure if ...
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Upuntu Phone - Crash \ Reboot while call

With latest release 15.04 OTA-9 I recognized crashes while phone call. Can you please fix this? It is very annoying. And if possible, please lock the top-bar while calling to avoid enabling flight ...
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My computer running Ubuntu crashed and doesn't remember my login password

My computer crashed and doesn't remember my login password. I have already tried resetting my password the way where you go in to grub but that didn't work. I would be happy with any solution even if ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Suspend / Resume / Crash Issue

I have an off-brand laptop; an Avatar system running on an Intel i5-3317u. It runs fully updated Ubuntu 15.10 OS. When I suspend the machine, I am able to resume for a short period of time (~1 minute)...
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tried downloading ubuntu 15.10 installer crashed computer useless [closed]

i tried downloading ubuntu 15.10 but the installer crashed while installing packages. Now my laptops boots up with some bugs no internet and installer wont open.
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How to find what causes my notebook to crash?

I have a new notebook and it crashes frequently. $ uname -a Linux bpgergo-notebook 4.2.0-27-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 22 04:49:08 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a No ...
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google chrome on chromium freeze while play video full screen on facebook

while i play a video on my Ubuntu 15.10 in chrome or chromium in full screen mode at moment i use ctrl+tab or volume up or exit from full screen will freeze and i can do any thing even logout or ...
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14.04 crashes on Dell Latitude E5420 & E6410

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on both a Dell Latitude E5420 and a Dell Latitude E6410. In both cases, there is a crash about once or twice a day (system unresponsive, and caps lock light is ...
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Ubuntu + PrtSc + AltGr = CRASH

On Ubuntu 15.10 and 15.04 on Lenovo t440p when I'm writing a code in Netbeans and accidently click button AltGr and PrtSc on same time it's crashed and reboot system. This not take action with fresh ...
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14.04 LTS Log off when switching Applications

When I Click on an application in the Launcher to either launch it or switch the launcher disappears, along with the Menu bar, and then i get the log in screen. This Started only recently and i feel ...
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PlayOnLinux resolution problems on laptop

I wanted to play some games on my DELL laptop so I installed PlayOnLinux. I've had a lot of good experience with it but there are some games that won't run (Port Royal, Warcraft III TFT, jedi outcast, ...
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Unity Settings Daemon crash in 15.10

I keep getting an internal error notification, specifically, unity-settings-daemon crashed with signal 5 in _XReply().