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Ubuntu server stops working after a while

After around 4-5 hours, my Ubuntu server running plex media server stops responding. Here's all the server reacts when crashed: the server screen stays black with no command line interface ...
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Need help downloading steam on ubuntu! [duplicate]

I'm having trouble downloading steam to Ubuntu, his is my first time trying this I have a Google Chromebook and i tried to YouTube how to download steam and i pretty much have it, but it says that i'm ...
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sbin/init crash after log in

Hi I have been getting a problem where, every time I log into Ubuntu, a red exclamation mark appears in the top-right of the screen. On clicking it, a window appears to say "Sorry, Ubuntu 12.04 has ...
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Loading Optimized Defaults Error

I am trying to overclock my G3258 but it keeps crashing at quite low overclocks; so I want to update my BIOS, but apparently you need to load optimized defaults on my motherboard; but when I do this, ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 crashing frequently

I have installed Kubuntu 14.10 on my new laptop, and have been using for past couple of weeks. It's a Dell Inspiron 7537, the 16 GB variant. It's happening very frequently (3 to 4 times a day) that I ...
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Ubuntu crashed for no apparent reason, unsure of how to get it back

I am running the up-to-date version of Ubuntu, set up on an Acer 64 bit machine with a Kingston solid state hard drive, with a set-up that allows me to boot into either Ubuntu (where I do about 95% of ...
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How do I fix Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I was uploading an update a few weeks ago and and it required a reboot. When it rebooted the system crashed. and all I got was a blank screen. After playing with it several times I was able to figure ...
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Can't access my user account!

I have faced the same kind of 'crash' the second time and I am worried. This is what happens: I turn on my laptop. I try to login to my user/account. I type my password, hit 'enter'. Screen goes ...
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Ubuntu crash Toshiab Satellite C70D-B-11K

Hat jemand eine Idee mein Laptop Toshiba Satellite C70D-B-11K mit Ubuntu 14.10 crasht ab und zu bleibt für ca. 4 Sekunden hängen und reagiert auf keine Eingabe und danach rebootet es einfach. Danke ...
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Synaptic crashes

Out of the blue Synaptic started crashing on Ubuntu 14.04 machine of mine. If I execute "sudo synaptic" in terminal what I get is: chichovoto6@tototo6:~$ sudo synaptic [sudo] password for ...
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Applications are crashing

for a few days ago my applications are started to crash in ubuntu 14.04. I open nautilus, hit CTRL+H and nautilus crashes, open bittorrent client and when I want to delete one of my torrent files, the ...
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Software Center keeps crashing

Last week I typed in a command for /ect/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list into my terminal and ever since then Ubuntu Software Center Keeps crashing. The report says <class System Error> ...
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Mounting devices fails, left at initramfs on boot

My pc crashed and it gets a weird text when i try to start up my pc and the text keeps there and My pc doesn't start anymore: mount: mounting /dev/disc/by-uud/08782e-c42e-b26f-dd0b51c13446 on /root ...
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Chrome Not Responding

I don't know what happened yesterday to Chromium. It was working nicely, but in the evening it stopped responding. The laptop did not hang, but chrome was not responding. When I pressed the 'x' button ...
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Chrome unstable in 14.04?

I am running a 64b Ubuntu 14.04 with google-chrome-stable 39.0.2171.95-1. On a workstation and on a laptop. Same version, same packages. On the workstation, google chrome is barely usable, it closes ...
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Firefox crashes on startup

After re-installing Ubuntu (14.04) Firefox crashes every time I turn it on. I open it, it crashes, reopens and then works. about:crashes says always the same, that there was a problem with ...
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Why does my QQuick application crash on Ubuntu 14.04?

Basically I have (The Game class just wraps QGuiApplication): int Game::run() { QQuickView * mMainView = new QQuickView; mMainView->setResizeMode(QQuickView::SizeRootObjectToView); ...
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What is the equvilliant of blue screen of death in linux?

Will the computer just freeze or will it display a error message like BSoD?
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Ubuntu 14.10 crashes without apparent cause [closed]

I bought a Lenovo G50-45 notebook. I installed 14.04 and then updated to 14.10. When I try to play flash games in Facebook (I'm using Firefox) the game starts, even the level starts but then Ubuntu ...
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14.04 Random Logouts

Relates to the unsolved question #166687 I also am using chrome when the screen goes black and I'm at the login screen. Everything I had open is now closed and my keyring was not unlocked at login.
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Ubuntu crashing when idle

Sometimes when I let my computer idle for long periods of time (like I've gone to work or sleep), I come back to a blank screen that I can't wake up. Pressing keys and moving the mouse does nothing. ...
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VLC segmentation fault - XBMC core dumped

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 and VLC media player 3.0.0-git Vetinari (revision 3.0.0~~git20141205+r58841+31~ubuntu14.10.1) Since yesterday when I try to watch videos VLC crashes and I get: ...
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I set a script to start at boot with kde startup and now if I log into my main account it locks after I click anything to delete it

I'm new to Linux and I was trying to set a script to adjust my mouse acceleration on startup but when I set the script path on kde startup I didn't adjust the text file to anything special I just left ...
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Ubuntu crashed basic commands not recognized

I am relatively new to ubuntu. I have been working with Biolinux8 that uses Ubuntu 14. Few days ago it crashed and since then I cannot access the graphic interface anymore. When I boot I am directly ...
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Render Problens With Kdenlive

I am using the latest stable version of kdenlive in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. All the codecs are installed properly, as far as I can tell. The video editing works really great and thats why I love Kdenlive. ...
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Photoshop CS6 crashes every time clicking text button

Every time I click text button on photoshop it just crashes, is there a solution for this? http://i.imgur.com/LompkZs.png Thanks Update: I have microsoft fonts installed, is it possible that adobe ...
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No options for double system

system default run into ubuntu when I use double system. No options to select system. The ubuntu 14.10 initilalized yesterday tonight. And the computer crash when i just open the default browser ...
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After changing kernel , kernel crash is not working

I have changed the kernel in Ubuntu 12.04. After this, if I gave a kernel crash the memory configurations are getting changed and dump file is not created.. It is getting changed from 4GB to 109MB. ...
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Ubuntu General Instability / crash triggers Windows 8.1 startup repair

Let me begin with my usual statement that I only ask questions on StackExchange sites when I can't find anything on Google, and that my question-asking skills are rusty, so forgive me blah blah ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 generally not working

I've been running ubuntu for about 6 months or so. I upgraded to 14.04 LTS about a month or so ago. I switch between the default Ubuntu desktop and Lubuntu desktop. Recently I've been having a lot of ...
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How can I diagnose the hangs my computer experiences?

Occasionally, when I open new tabs in either Firefox or Google Chromium (either by Ctrl+T for a new empty tab, or Ctrl+click / Middle Click to open a link in a new tab), my Dell Sputnik running 12.04 ...
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How to completely restore Unity Launcher (all icons are missing)? Ubuntu 14.10

I was a little too brave in Terminal (manual "sudo rm -rf name_of_icons/themes" cleaning) and it seems I broke Unity. At first I did see some icons in left-pane, but after using command unity ...
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Crashed Program report on Xubuntu start up

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I have ADT bundle for android development installed. Now when i start the system, after logging in, i get an error saying "sorry, application java has stopped unexpectedly". ...
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All programs crash after locking computer

Whenever I lock up my computer (on Ubuntu 14.04), by the time I unlock it all the programs have been closed. There is no error message or anything, so I don't know how to identify the problem.
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Why has the crash reporter stopped appearing?

I recently encountered a crash in gnome-terminal (3.10.2 under Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, using Gnome 3.10.4). I dismissed the usual crash report dialog, since I wanted to come up with a minimal set of ...
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ERROR Code: Unity on 14.04 would not load [duplicate]

Unity 14.04 is failing to load after an upgrade from 12.04. I think it is because it was an incomplete upgrade and there was some errors. I finally got it to recognize me and let me login into Unity ...
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Setting up Adobe Air with wine, removes gedit

Latest Adobe Air does not provide support anymore for Ubuntu versions. Since I tried to install an exe file using wine. There were issues to install latest version of wine 1.7. Since on google, I ...
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Xubuntu crashes on suspend and chrome crashes often

i just installed a fresh xubuntu and i am amazed of its simplicity and usability. IMHO the best OS out there. However its crashes each time i want to suspend it. It goes gray screen and soon after ...
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Ubuntu Shuts Down on Restart (v 14.04.1)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my laptop and I am not able to restart it. Every time I press the restart button, the system logs me off as usual, then the ubuntu loading screen appears ...
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Stuck in log-in loop, Ubuntu randomly crashes, Windows still boots first

I'd really appreciate it if someone could shed some light on 3 problems of mine: I tried to reset my forgotten account password using the "standard way" in this guide. However, when I enter the new ...
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Sorry, the application add-apt-repository has stopped unexpectedly

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm getting a crash report as soon as i log in. This is what the report looks like: I have no idea about what to do with that.
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Random reboots on 14.04 desktop

I've experienced many reboots at random intervals and with no stress on the machine I've found the logs and skimmed through them but I do not know what I am looking for so I cannot fix the whole ...
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Ubuntu frustrating crash

I am experiencing a freeze once in a while. When my computer freezes, only the mouse can move but it cannot click anything. In addition, I cannot switch to terminal using alt + f1 or ctrl + alt + ...
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Deleted /var/cache

My computer was slowing down, and I saw that deleting /var/log and /var/cache could help, so I did it... I didn't know /var/cache was so important, I tought it would just rebuild itself and deleting ...
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Dual-boot loads Windows 8.1 first, and Ubuntu occasionally completely crashes

The title says it all really, but to give you some context, I only recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Flex 15D laptop, which came with Windows pre-installed. I've still been using Windows ...
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force crash nVidia GTX Titan without sudo

Any idea how to make a CUDA-enabled nVidia GTX Titan crash on Ubuntu 14.04, without root access? There must some CUDA code that can do that. Like a sort of for bomb perhaps?
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Applications keep crashing in ubuntu 14.04 (maybe graphics related)

For the last week or so most webbrowsers keep crashin on Ubuntu 14.04. Some other applications like VLC and a couple of games also crash randomly at times, even skype. Sometimes after a few minutes of ...
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Ubuntu crash - how to read log files

A few days ago the laptop decided to close without no relevant reason. From this day on, it randomly crashes without explanation. This is what I (correctly?) filtered from the log files on the last ...
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lubuntu 12.04 with line6 toneport GX - system CRASH

Ok, so I had to retro-move to lubuntu 12.04 to make my sis 671 graphics work with enabled acceleration. Unfortunately other blocking problem appeared: My Sound card Line6 Toneport GX (USB sound ...
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crash when changing default applications

I have a weird behavior in my ubuntu: when i try to change through the UI (System options -> details -> default apps) for example the default browser (firefox -> chrome) it crashes and does not apply ...