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Method for diagnosing Ubuntu crashes?

I am a somewhat nontechnical user of a desktop running 14.04 LTS. I've been working in Ubuntu for several years. The hardware is somewhat old. Occasionally I experience technical issues with Ubuntu -...
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Game crashed my computer

I'm running Ubuntu on my Chromebook used this method to do it, http://lifehacker.com/how-to-install-linux-on-a-chromebook-and-unlock-its-ful-509039343 I installed a game called "sauerbraten" and after ...
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Crash Dump - cannot find booted kernel

I installed crash dump across many servers recently and now I'm digging into the docs to figure out how to analyze the logs. I try and get into the crash utility, but get the following error: crash: ...
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MySQL gradually taking up more and more memory

Just to start with, I have read the following threads and they do not help: Optimising MySQL settings - mysqld running out of memory MySQL Server keep shutting down http://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Ubuntu install crashes when picking partitions

So I've been spending hours trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 on a new Dell XPS 15. I've set my hard drive from raid to ahci. I follow the instructions for the installer until I get to the section where ...
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How to clean Firefox after crashes?

Firefox (43) has become very unstable due to improper termination from frequent system reboots necessitated by Ubuntu 14.04's lack of reliable suspend/hibernate support for NVidia devices. Now it just ...
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solid state drive corrupts with sudden power loss

running xubuntu 14.04. I have a kingsoft ssd installed. When there is an unexpected power loss the drive gets corrupted causing me to have to re install. I read that unplugging the drive (of course) ...
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Audacity Keeps Crashing

I'm running the latest version of audacity and the playback keeps crashing when I try to pause it. Ive seen elsewhere on line that this is a bug and that there are workarounds for it but i cant seem ...
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update-manager crash (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

For some reason the update-manager in Ubuntu 14.04 started to crash some weeks ago, and I'm not quite sure why (maybe I fiddled with something in the system I shouldn't have touched?) . When running $...
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Bluefish Turns Belly-Up

Earlier this afternoon I was using Bluefish Editor on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with no problem. After installing this afternoon's kernel patch (3.13.0-76-generic), even before rebooting, Bluefish will no ...
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Kernel panic after update 3.16.0-57

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on a HP Mini 5103 and after an upgrade yesterday I get a perfectly reproducable kernel panic. Kernel that panics: 3.16.0-57 Kernel that doesn't panic: 3.16.0-56 Maybe ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 crashes frequently after some time

my Ubuntu 15.04 crashes frequently after some time. After it crashed it reloads the desktop-manager and shows the login. I have a Lenove Thinkpad T520 with 8 GB ram, 8 GB swap partition, Core i5 ...
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New Ubuntu Installation Freezing

Warning, I'm new here I've just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an empty drive. I have another drive in the PC with a Windows 10 installation. Everything on Ubuntu runs fine, until I open an app. Both ...
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Cannot get kdump to dump a vmcore using crashkernel

I'm trying to get kernel crashdump to work properly in Ubuntu 15.10 with the stock 4.2.0-22-generic kernel. I have followed the methods described here and here precisely. But, when I manually trigger ...
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server crashed: CacheFiles: Assertion failed

I am running ubuntu 14.04 as a virtual machine on a physical server. The vm crashes every several days. Every time it became slow first and then after several hours became total irresponsive. Here is ...
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Ubuntu writes the number 5 without beeing pressed

I was looking at the bitcoin charts and when selecting 3 Years firefox stopped working for a short time and when it continued to work it wrote many 5 in the top bar like when you hold the key. Ubuntu ...
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gnome-builder crashes when trying to open project

When I try to open a project in gnome-builder, whether it's by clicking one of the projects on this screen it starts up on (I have put a big black box over some more private stuff): Or if I use the ...
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Broken software-center in Trusty Desktop (14.04.3)

Trouble started when I used usb-creator-gtk to create a bootable 14.04.3 USB flash drive. As the app was actually running, synaptic (v 0.81.1) was launched (not by me). Its GUI stayed on screen after ...
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View log when installing

Im attempting to setup a dual boot on a new Win10 machine via liveUSB. I am following previous instructions here but during the install I get continual stack dumps, and errors pertaining to NMI ...
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Ubuntu keeps crashing on my Dell Inspiron-15 laptop

As soon as I received my laptop a month ago, I installed Ubuntu on it. I do lots of multitasking on my laptop, and always have few browser windows open (about 2 to 4 at a time), and sometimes a ...
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What sudo will fix this tty1?

tty1: 20.472975 xhci_hcd 0000:02:00.0: Stopped the command ring failed, maybe the host is dead Stopped the command ring failed, maybe the host is dead Abort command ring failed HC died; claning up usb ...
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Ubuntu trusty Crashing

I have been dealing with linux on and off. I recently installed Ubuntu trusty 14.04 to use it as a web and ftp server. however intermittently i believe my system is crashing. I have not been able ...
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drm:gen8_irq_handler [i915_bpo]] The master control interrupt lied (SDE)! 3.19.0-42-generic

I noticed that when I am with my iPhone connected to the laptop Ubuntu 14.0.4 kernel drm:gen8_irq_handler [i915_bpo]] The master control interrupt lied (SDE)! kernel 3.19.0-42-generic it freezes ...
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Vanishing desktop and no Bootable device

This is a strange problem, so I am going to try to explain it as best as I can. When using Ubuntu unity the left icon bar will arbitrarily vanish. In addition the network manager and time and ...
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After Upgrading to 15.10 from 15.04, EC2 Webservers Have Become Very Unstable

I have a variety of Ubuntu machines running in production, with about 30 that were upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. With most of the machines, the upgrade has been a breeze and everything has functioned ...
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Display crashes

My computer runs on a gigabyte B3 Stepping motherboard, an intel i3 chip with integrated graphics, 4 gb of ram and a Dell S2009W monitor. I have used Debian for years but when I installed Jessie (8) ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 crashing randomly

Please forgive me as I am new to Ubuntu. Randomly, this thing which I think is called "Unity" will crash, and I will lose system vitals required to operate the computer. The icons in the top right ...
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Crashes every 30 minutes on 15:10

Environment: Linux david-1510 4.2.0-19-generic #23-Ubuntu SMP Wed Nov 11 11:39:30 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I have suffered with freezes since installing 15.10 in October every 30 ...
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Nautilus Crashes when Dragging and Dropping Files - Wiley

I'm using the 64-bit version of Wiley. When dragging and dropping files using Nautilus (or other file mgmt apps) the application crashes. I've read a couple of other threads on the same topic but ...
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League of Legends patcher crash playonlinux

Not sure if I'm posting in the right place and how many of you will have knowledge of playonlinux and LoL crashing, but here is the bug I posted to the playonlinux site and I figured I'd repost here ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 crashes after connecting with wifi [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Kernel Version 3.19.0-39-generic. I can connect to the internet with Ethernet cable. When I switch to a fixed-ip wireless network, the computer freezes! I have ...
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Wine program crashes when clicking its window: “System.OutOfMemoryException”

I successfully installed this program on wine and it launches fine, but when I click anywhere on it, the program closes without giving any error. I'm using Wine 1.7.55 on Ubuntu 14.04 Edited: This ...
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How to recover data in crashed ubuntu

I am using ubuntu for past few years along side windows7. recently ubuntu has crashed and showing grub rescue mode. i have again installed ubuntu in other partition. how can i recover my data in lost ...
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System crashing frequently

I have been experiencing issues with my system of late and wanted help with regards to the analysing the crash dump. Any help would be appreciated. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. Cant seem to find the ...
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mouse crashes after sleeping mode

I've installed Ubunutu 14.04 on my laptop, but I have a little problem. If I use sleep mode on my PC (closing it), after opening it, my mouse stops using. I can't click and can't move it neither. I ...
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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 Alt+...
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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 https://...
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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... ...