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Ubuntu 12.04 installed on Seagate 500GB Slim crashes very frequently [closed]

Ubuntu community. I've searched very hard on the internet using Google, and also AskUbuntu's internal search, but I don't seem to find any information relating to what appears to be a very unique ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 crashes during start up [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu 12.10 without any problems but it started recently to crash during start up or login. I ran Memtest and everything seems fine. The crash screen is something like: Any ...
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Xdvi crashes when used with Emacs with I/O correlation [closed]

I use Emacs 24 to process LaTeX files. When I enable I/O correlation, Xdvi crashes within a second after launch. Apparently this is caused by a bug in libfreetype. So, my question is, is there any ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Dual Boot fails to load (black screen) [duplicate]

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 upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 crashed and now /home partition won't mount at bootup

I tried to upgrade my wife's Packard Bell netbook running Lubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10. It all ran smoothly until after the downloading of packages and requesting I confirm that some will be removed, ...
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Virtualbox hangs when shutting down after having installed guest editions

I have had a few Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VMs running on my windows 7 host and it's been great. I just recently added the guest additions to one of the Ubuntu guests on virtual box and now every time I try to ...
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Can not install software from ubuntu software center [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install software from the ubuntu software center, it gives me the following error after I enter my password: Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software ...
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LibreOffce crashing Kubuntu constantly [closed]

The Problem Today LibreOffice just started to crash my entire KDE desktop every time I try open a file. It takes me to the login screen every single time and I have to log back in again (losing any ...
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Nvidia drivers crashes [duplicate]

I wanted to ask, why can I only use nvidia drivers from software updater? 319.60? if I try to install 331.20 or 331.49 after restart computer goes black screen and crashes all the time it seems that ...
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Whats causing the Crash (screen intact, keyboard + mouse unresponsive) [duplicate]

I don't know what's causing the crash (keyboard & mouse not responsive, but screen intact, no blank screen), but once in a while my Dell Vostro 2520 notebook with Ubuntu 12.04 used to crash almost ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 64-bit Live CD interrupted during Gparted execution, what can I use to recover data? [closed]

Okay, so I started Gparted in a Live CD environment (an older 12.04.3 64-bit image from 2013, from when .3 just came out [which I needed to get working on my efi computer with secure boot enabled]). ...
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System crashes with large file transfers [closed]

Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a G5 ppc with sonnet tempo sata controllers on SiI 3112 chipset, sata_sil driver Info reads from drives fine, but when I try to write to the drive (more than 2gb) the system ...
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Ubuntu crash during the update to 13.10

I just tried to update from 13.04 to 13.10. However, during the process, my internet connection was cut and I restarted the computer. The installation was not successful and my computer is very slow ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 sometimes crashes and has colors messed up each time I restart my notebook due to AMD Radeon HD 8850m video card drivers bug? [closed]

I am a somewhat inexperienced Ubuntu user, so don't be too harsh on me: I've been trying to solve this issue for a while, thus any help I get will be extremely appreciated. I've just acquired a Dell ...
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Ubuntu - how to fix this problem with HP Elite 800 all in one? often i get black screen with mouse cursor only [closed]

How to get the desktop always? Instead of after reboot it shows mouse cursor only and black screen nothing else works unless i go to ctrl+alt+f1 and use it as command line. version: Linux ...
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Libre/Openoffice crashes when openning [closed]

I'm having a problem with the office suites on Ubuntu 12.04. Libreoffice wasn't starting in anyway. I tryed reinstall it, and nothing changed. So I completelly removed it, and installed Apache ...
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How to get X11 Running Again After Crash

My Ubuntu 12.04 system hung. I had to force power it off. It now boots only into console mode. On booting, I catch a glimpse of "cannot write bytes", but there is nothing in the boot log. I have ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 wireshark crashes at start of capture with segfault unless ran as root

Wireshark has always worked without issue for me, but upon using it on 13.10 I find that as soon as I start a live capture it does nothing, the screen dims, then it crashes. syslog shows: ...
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What steps are recommended for resolving system crashes and freezes? (Sorry for low specificity) [duplicate]

I know my question isn't very specific, so I don't expect a specific answer. Ever since I loaded Ubuntu 12.04 onto my newly built computer, I've had tons of frustrations, including application crashes ...
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Folder containing media automatically closes [closed]

I have 2 folders that contain music and videos respectively.The videos were all downloaded using the youtube add-on to firefox 1 or 2 of the files in my folders cause nautilus to close or crash. Is ...
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whenever i am trying to open firefox, it shows a massage “ firefox is already open but not responding” [closed]

I am trying to open Firefox browser in my system. But every time it is showing message that "firefox is already open but not responding. Please restart the system". Even after restarting the system ...
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In first step of Ubuntu installation: crash screen [duplicate]

I am a Java programmer and I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 to use for my programming needs. But I have a problem. On my first step of installing Ubuntu X86 (I am a newbie) when I go to setup screen in ...
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How to know why my server crashes?

I have a dedicated server, and it crashes every Sunday afternoon. Wich tools can help me to analys the reason for these crashes (Apache ? Rtorrent ?) In my /var/logs dir, I have this log list : ...
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Ubuntu crashes (not Windows, and I am a dual user, can you help? [duplicate]

I have an ACER Aspire 5715Z and I have the 12.04 Ubuntu version. I am a dual user Windows and Ubuntu. After a short while, and most particularly when I browse, listen to the radio, or watch you tube, ...
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System Randomly Crashes [duplicate]

I don't know really how to explain this in more detail... besides ... my system just sometimes crashes randomly.. It usually does it when i'm on youtube though. but it doesn't freeze or anything, it ...
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System crashes frequently [duplicate]

I installed Lubuntu 13.10 as a dual boot with Windows XP on an e-machines. Lubuntu crashes frequently, especially when I use the browser. I can't close Lubuntu using Alt+SysRq+REISUB, must power off ...
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Failed installation [closed]

I'm installing ubuntu as my first OS on my laptop from a bootable DvD,now it all goes good,but at about 90ish % my disc starts making a weird noise and the installation crashes.Now I don't know what ...
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I logged into my system but Unity doesn't seem to come up. Maybe it has crashed

I have a problem, because it looks like Unity has crashed. Today I logged into my system, but the panel and the launcher don't came up. I only see my files that I stored on the desktop. Please help ...
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Facebook crashed then Chromium wont start?

i can't start Chromium anymore try to write this at terminal chromium-browser and i had got error /usr/lib/chromium-browser/chromium-browser: symbol lookup error: ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 : VirtualBox crash problem

I have VM running with following configurations: RAM : 1000MB Video Memory : 128MB Enabled : 3D accleration Guest OS : Ubuntu 13.10 (guest additions) However my ubuntu is not working fine. I login ...
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Ubuntu Crash and beeps [closed]

For some time my computer has been beeping three beeps together, then one and after awhile a long beep. Today ubuntu crashed. Any suggestions on what to do? I don't know if the two probelms are ...
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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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How can I revert from 13.10 to 12.04? [duplicate]

I upgraded my distro from 12.04 to 13.10, but it seems to have crashed my machine. I'm dual-booting, and grub is okay - but my desktop appears with errors. I can't shut down properly, because the ...
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Please remove installation media and close tray message inside Virtual Box

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 inside a virtual machine running in Windows 7. I've been getting this message every time after the installer asks for a restart. What should I do?
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13.10 crashing frequently [duplicate]

So I just put a PC together loaded Ubuntu 13.10 and it's been crashing at least once a day. I have: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB, Core i5-4570, Asus H87M-E, Asus Nvidia 8400GS, Kingston HyperX Blu ...
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User password rejected on login screen but accepted on text console login [duplicate]

While updating 13.04 Raring Ringtail on a fresh installation my system froze. On reboot I am unable to log in on the graphical screen. CTRL-ALT-F2 takes me to the command line where the login works ...
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software updater checks for updates and then crashes [duplicate]

After it crashes it shows an error message that says: Failed to load the package list This is a serious problem. Try again later. If this problem appears again, please report an error to the ...
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Eclipse Kepler crashes without any log entry [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander 64bit and Eclipse Kepler 64bit terminates after some random time without response. The windows simply disappears. There's also no entry about the crash in ...
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QtCreator crashes on registering namespace

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 (Desktop) x64 on my computer and wanted to install Qt5 with QtCreator. So, I downloaded it from: http://qt-project.org/downloads ...
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How to auto restart a crashed app? [duplicate]

Im tired that everytime my dock (i use docky) crash i have to manual reopen it. There is a way for auto restart docky everytime it crash? I mean something that can auto reopen the app when it ...
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Chrome (?) hard crash - where do I start to diagnose?

My 12.04 system crashes hard for no apparent reason. The screen locks, the mouse and keyboard both become unresponsive and all I can do is pull the power lead and restart. I cannot CTRL+ALT+F1 to get ...
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Screen goes black when trying to switch users on Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell XPS L502X laptop last night. I set it up as a dual boot with Windows 8.1. I was testing the GUI to make sure all features work. Examples: Software Updater ...
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Ubuntu chrashes after loading part of the way [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu using the Wubi thing, and then restarted my PC and selected Ubuntu on the boot screen. But after I select it, however, it gets to the screen where I'm supposed to log in, crashes, ...
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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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A lot of crash reports on system start + problem with error reporting [duplicate]

After I have upgraded to 13.10 I receive a lot (7 most of the time) of bug reports on system start like : After this I would receive crash report from apport ( I presume ) that it crashed reporting ...
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Firefox on wine crashes on startup on Ubuntu

First, let's explain why I want Firefox under wine, and not the Firefox that is shipped out of the box with Ubuntu. I want to use Firefox under wine because I want to use the Widevine addon, which is ...
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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 ...