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Just got the laptop and it crashed

I recently got a Dell Inspiron 5558 and it came with Ubuntu 14.04. I'm no Linux expert, actually I can't say I'm a computer expert at all. I'm a student at an Engineering University and I had the ...
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upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 getting compiz segfault

After upgrade from ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 getting massive screen flicker - system is unusable. Using the console (ctrl-alt-F1) I noticed dmesg says compiz is abending [ 150.423110] compiz[2676]: ...
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If I've removed my CD/DVD drive and HDD what exactly are ata4 and ata5?

dmesg|grep ata [ 0.000000] BIOS-e820: [mem 0x00000000baf9f000-0x00000000baffefff] ACPI data [ 0.000000] ACPI: SSDT 0x00000000BAFFA000 000797 (v01 LENOVO SataAhci 00001000 INTL 20061109) ...
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Google Chrome is crashing a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.03

I recently installed Ubuntu version 14.04.3 on my desktop and I am experience chronic crashing/freezing of my computer while using Google Chrome (not Chromium). It most notably happens when I am ...
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How can I fix my software center?

Alright so I've looked around on askubuntu and a few other forums but I can't seem to find the answer I need to get the problem resolved. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and only recently installed it. I've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Crashes Back to LogIn Window

Just recently crashes started and it simply gets me back to the login window. During the crash, it briefly outlines the message "Starting LightDM Display Manager" and goes to the login window. Once I ...
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Why Ubuntu 15.10 won't free cached RAM?

Description of the problem: The issue I'm having is that kswapd seemingly randomly goes into a wild spin and my laptop becomes totally unusable. (edit) This is not a problem if insufficient memory....
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Keeps crashing

I installed a few updates this morning, and since then ubuntu will not stop crashing. I've attached a couple of photos which show the error I get. It's happened about four times in the last couple of ...
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Crash after closing lid

So everything was working fine, I closed the lid of my laptop to take it somewhere else, 1 minute later I opened it again and the terminal and Google Chrome had crashed. I tried to reopen Chrome but ...
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Kicked out of session - Flashing screen

As soon as I log in my user session, my mouse cursor flickers and kicks me out. Only a guest session seems to hold. In the login menu, I can't even select a "shutdown" option. On a sidenote, ...
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Can't play LOL on ubuntu 14.04 Bugsplat error

A few days ago I decided erase windows and try Linux, I install LOL and after the champ selection the game crashes, I was searching for some info and I try different solutions and nothing fix it. ...
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Unity keep randomly restart

I have this very annoying issue: something without any reasons unity restart, all my programs are closed and I get to the login screen ... I have an intel graphic card ( Sandy Bridge ) so I doubt ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS crashes when clicking on launcher icon

I experience reproducible crashes of Ubuntu-14.04 LTS, when clicking on the launcher icon of an application, which is already opened with more than one window. (ex. Thunderbird, Firefox (sometimes ...
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VirtualBox installs, reboots then freezes

I have tried installing 15.04 and 14.04.03 LTS on multiple computers and revisions of VirtualBox, both of which have given the same error. When I try to install Ubuntu in VirtualBox, it installs ...
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Ubuntu SDK endless problems

I'm having nothing but problems with Ubuntu-sdk. Here is what is happening so far: Ubuntu-sdk doesn't install properly, packages are missing with the error "couldn't download packages" or "packages ...
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XBMC, caused 15.04 gnome to crash and corrupt boot up

I was running 15.04 velvet with Gnome, when I installed XBMC and attempted to load my video library Ubuntu crashed which somehow corrupted the boot sequence and give a" 1.574824] ACPI PCC probe failed....
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System crashed after changing permission of /usr/share in ubuntu 14.04LTS

what Happened - I installed audacity (programme) through command line. Help file was missing. I download zip file. Came to know that this file has to be stored in /usr/share folder. When I tried to ...
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My computer start up with “program problem detected” [duplicate]

When I start up the computer, enter the password, a window show up says:"system program problem detected." I can see the desktop image and the cursor and I can move it, but no respond including trying ...
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Ubuntu - Left the screen locked whole night and it doesn't turning on now

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Usually I'll close the lid and screen will get locked and after a button click, screen will turn on and it will prompt for the login password. But today, the screen ...
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Login problems (crash) when kernel updated to 3.13.0-65-generic [duplicate]

The latest Ubuntu 14.04 update (kernel to 3.13.0-65-generic), once installed crashes the system during the login stage. It seems to be non-deterministic in that I did manage to get it to successfully ...
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LibreOffice Writer Completely Crashes My Computer

Computer - Laptop | Dell Latitude E6410 | Memory 3.18 GiB | Processor Intel Core i5 CPU M 520 @ 2.40GHz x4 | Disk 241.9 GB Operating System | Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 32bit (Left unmodified/as downloaded.) ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 crashes and reboots PC

I am downgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 because 15.04 has some problem with my HP-Envy DV7. I goes into the Ubuntu equivalent blue screen of death. Someone please report this to Ubuntu developers. I had ...
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Konsole crashes right after start

I have a problem with the application "Konsole" in Kubuntu 15.04. A few weeks ago everything worked fine, but then this problem occurred: When I start Konsole it looks like this: http://i.stack.imgur....
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Ubuntu freezing randomly 14.04 64bit

I have just installed ubuntu on my computer and every time I turn on a program that's ubuntu related like terminal for example after around 1min of the program being on it crashes and onLy holding ...
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Why did my system crash?

I am curious as to why my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop suddenly behaved unexpectedly. I was using Chrome and then suddenly a black screen appeared with a cursor flashing, and after a few seconds the lock ...
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Laptop Freezes when installing printer

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop, every time I try to install a printer it freezes, What should I do to install my HP laserjet 2600n? I connect to the printer via WIFI network, did try to use a ...
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Unity GUI won't start, compiz crash?

I upgraded and rebooted today and now I can't get Unity / X Window to start. I used to have it auto log-in since I was using the computer for kodi (xbmc). Now I get a purple screen with dots, which ...
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How to solve repeating Xorg crash?

After about a year of using Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with very few crashes I have had a number of crashes over the last week. They all product the same error code as listed below. When the crash ...
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Ubuntu just crashed and after rebooting, none of my files or settings were saved

So, today I installed a copy of Gnome Version 15.04 onto a partition I created. I used the OS all day, configuring settings and installing programs, even writing some scripts. Suddenly the whole OS ...
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OpenBVE Crashes on Ubuntu 15.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.04. I recently came from Windows 8.1. My issue is no matter what I do, OpenBVE will close when I try to select a route to run. I have tried v1.4.0.9, v1.4.2 under ...
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Lubuntu crash problem after restarting

Every time after i restart my lubuntu i find these crashed files in /var/crash _usr_lib_notification-daemon_notification-daemon.1000.crash _usr_share_apport_apport-gtk.1000.crash I manually clear ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 crashes with scattered screen

I have recently installed 4GB DDR3 RAM (Innex) with an existing 2GB RAM (Dynet), currenlty it runs with 6GB RAM. I use Eclipse, Java, Chrome extensively for my development purpose But after this ...
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Computer locked, syslog full of “^@^@^@^@” around time of crash

So my laptop running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 just hard-locked. It didn't respond to trying to go down to a terminal, when ssh'ing the connection was refused. I finally shut it off and rebooted. When I ...
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Enable crash dumps for non-packaged

We have an application foo, which I installed manually on a Ubuntu machine (packaging is not an option). foo is called from a script. Now, when this application crashes, I do get an entry in /var/...
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Spotify crashes Ubutnu 14.04?

When I launch spotify in full screen mode and go to starred section the system crashes then comes back with everything closed and user locked, whereas in non-full screen mode it runs just fine. It ...
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What caused this crash shown in syslog?

What happened here? System was unresponsive when I attempted to log in next morning. Sep 21 12:38:02 pratchett org.freedesktop.Telepathy.AccountManager[2233]: (process:2488): GLib-GIO-WARNING **: ...
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Random Lockups/Unresponsive on Embedded System Running 14.04

We have three embedded systems with a MiTAC Mitac PD11BI motherboards running Ubuntu 14.04.3 Desktop (application requires GUI) and Kernel 3.19.0-28-generic that have been randomly locking up/dropping ...
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Ubuntu grub after each restart fails

It seems that Ubuntu is incompatible with Windows 10 Ubuntu also has many other problems unfailing ... My computer has two hard drives In one of the drives have installed Windows 10 And the second ...
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Crashing after resuming from suspend - Since upgrade to 14.04

I resurrected and old Windows laptop (Dell Vostro 1520) with Ubuntu 12 a while ago. Everything was great (other than my infantile Linux skills) and I went ahead and upgraded to 14.04. Ever since I am ...
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Failed thaw/resume from hibernate: How to debug from crash report?

I'm having intermittent problems with thaw/resume from hibernate on an ASUS k501LX running 14.04. Sometimes it resumes just fine. Other times it will get to the Grub menu (it's a dual boot with Win 10)...
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It started with major trouble with Firefox

So I wanted to configure my firefox and install my plugins, but it crashed on me and started using more and more resources until it froze my entire pc and I had to restart. And it would do each time I ...
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Ubuntu is randomly crashing into a static screen

This has happened a few times over the past few days, however, I have no idea what to troubleshoot or how to fix it. Ubuntu will randomly crash into a 'static' screen, I took a picture on my phone, ...
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atk6-flood_router26 wlan0 makes network crash [closed]

I was watching a video on youtube on a network attack. Wanting to try this on my own network with my Ubuntu 15.04 laptop and a Windows 10 virtual machine, I just did a sudo apt-get install thc-ipv6 ...
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Games made using Unity crash in the Openbox session unless I run the default Ubuntu session first

If I try to run a Unity game like Race the Sun in an Openbox session, the game simply crashes before it fully loads. However, if I exit the session, load the Ubuntu session, exit, then start the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Folding at Home crashed with SIGSEV in strlen() [closed]

How this can be fixed? New installation did not helped. Folding@home (FAH or F@h) is a distributed computing application. It crashes during startup. I have no GPU. FAH 7.4.4.
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Testdisk / Recphoto freezes the system

I use photorec of testdisk, and when the program is about to end the scan, and start writing in the recovery directory, the computer freezes and I have to reset everything. I make this data recovery ...
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OBS crashes when I try to launch it

I have installed OBS Studio in 14.04and then to 15.04 and when I open it I get this message Attempted path: share/obs/obs-studio/locale/en-US.ini Attempted path: /usr/share/obs/obs-studio/locale/en-...
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Computer crashing on startup after updating kernel — login screen flashes on and off

After auto-updating the kernel on my new laptop (Dell Lattitude E5450, 64 bit), my computer crashes at startup. Once I get to the login screen, the monitor flashes on and off. If I reboot into the ...
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Network issue with Ubuntu 14.04.3 in Hyper V environment / not running stable

I think I have problems with my network connection on my 14.04.3 x64 servers. What happened up to now: A few month ago, I installed Ubuntu server 14.04.1 on a physical PC. I installed Samba, LAMP (...
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Ubuntu crashing Starting Version 219

I'm not sure what is going on here I installed the latest version of ubuntu 15.04 or 15.10 a few days ago and it's been working fine so far, with some issues here and there, probably because I ...