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Midori crashes randomly and often in 14.04

This is getting worse by the day....clicking on a link does not work, but right-clicking 'open in new tab' works! Sometimes after opening the page, the screen dims, and Midori crashes...Seems to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't confirm superuser password on desktop

Please help, my Ubuntu 14.04 won confirm my password when I open programs that require it although I can enter it at start up without any problems. Also I can no longer use my number pad(num lock) on ...
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Firefox not responding after every search

I am a brand new user running 14.04 on a partitioned hard drive. So far I have had nothing but issues with it. This particular issue occurs when I open Firefox. The browser opens fine but once I ...
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Missing files in /home directory after boot crash during software update

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04; during a routine software update the PC crash for some reason. Here is the situation now: Looping during desktop log-in: each time I try to log-in via the desktop it loops ...
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Why Graphics on 14.04 is crashing?

Everytime I start my System. it take much time to run the system and after it start running system, a crash report nok upon the screen several times and colors of unity launchar blur and changed to ...
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14.04 suspends and resumes, but hard power off one minute later

I installed 14.04 on an Avatar Tellus laptop, with the / partition on the built in SSD, and /var, /home, and swap on the local disk. The system runs normally, except for suspend. The machine will ...
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Gedit crashes due to highlight mode

I recently started to have a problem with gedit in Ubuntu. If I try to open a file where the metadata selects a highlight mode, it crashes. I can open files in plain text, but if I try to select a ...
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network carashes

using ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit with a brand new system on a gb network(wired). the ip is set by the machine and connected to a linksys e42000 router. using onboard gb nic card mainly used as a gaming ...
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Crash, followed by I/0 error

I'm looking for help diagnosing an issue I'm having with Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I'm a relative newbie to all this, so I'm not really sure where to start. Basically what happens is this: computer ...
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Installing printer drivers it freezes up

Its just a problem with installing the printer from Epson using the configure printer program. It just freezes half way through instillation. I've been working on this problem or ages now I've ...
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Nautilus crashes on file/folder drag, Icon issues 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04, Unity. Nautilus crashes without error message when I try to drag any file/folder. Left click and hold on anything, the second it moves a millimeter, Nautilus crashes/closes. ...
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ubuntu 12.04 shuts down due to HDMI?

i am running ubuntu 12.04 and it has started to shut down randomly. I check my syslog on noticed this: kernel: [132227.799570] HDMI: audio coding type 0 not expected kernel: Kernel logging (proc) ...
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Apport is not creating .crash file for java crashes

I am having issues on production server, It is groovy/grails application and I am using quartz to run many crons. There is one cron which is when enabled crashes the JVM. I have no idea why. I can't ...
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Random Crash no logs found, weird symptoms

I am getting some random crashing. I am running a lenovo X1 (SSD) with Ubuntu 14.04. The symptom I get is my entire machine locks up and becomes unresponsive, cannot get into any tty terminal etc. ...
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Transmission keeps crashing when a web seed is connected

For some reason Transmission is crashing when I download a torrent file with a web seed. For example: I wanted to download the Netrunner 14 release as a torrent file and Transmission said there was 1 ...
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What to do after ubuntu remounts my filesystem in read/write mode?

Warning: Total noob. So, I tried to upgrade my version of Ubuntu, as prompted, but I accidentally restarted too early and everything just went horribly. Ubuntu will load to my login screen fine, but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not working properly after system failure [duplicate]

I recently installed the OS and updated all the drivers. Was just running firefox and the system hanged. Logged out, and restarted just to see the grub boot loader turned from purple to black and also ...
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Brightness change freezes Ubuntu with Noveau and Nvidia drivers [duplicate]

Both Nvidia and Noveau were working fine before my bios update and now they both crash when I change the brightness. Integrated still works fine with brightness and I've tried several Nvidia drivers ...
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Ubuntu to Xubuntu Dual Boot

Well, Ubuntu keeps crashing and from what I've seen Xubuntu has never crashed on me. So I want to put the Xubuntu Desktop Environment over Ubuntu. (It's unity that keeps crashing) However, I want ...
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How do I fix Unity crashing after using Unity Tweak Tool to set Window spreading/scaling?

The problem: After setting Window spreading to on in Unity Tweak Tool, Unity will crash on trying to initiate the Window spread/Scale Compiz effect. This results in the Unity panel and launcher, as ...
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How to get data from semi broken micro SDXC card?

I used to have a 64GB micro SDXC card in my mobile phone. But last week, after the phone crashed and I had to restart it hard, the SD card was not mounted anymore. The phone tried for 5 minutes but ...
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Screen going black, further investigation reveals healthy ram and hard disk, and several kernel oops logs

Six days ago, I went to go take a shower, and I suspended Ubuntu as usual, to save battery life. I came back, and the screen was black. REISUB and general fiddling around did nothing. Restarted, and ...
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[Kubuntu 14.04][Eclipse] ADT crashes at button OK from Project properties

Since i upgraded to kubuntu 14.04, my Eclipse crashes at different situations. Mostly i can "simulate" it when going to project properties and press ok. Then it always crashes. My system: ...
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My IDE keeps crashing instantly: How do I diagnose?

I am using Aptana, Java-based IDE. Starting today, it is crashing suddenly every few minutes. This may have to do with the fact that I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 14.04. There is no error message. ...
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How can I find the reason ubuntu crashed [duplicate]

As the title, which log file i should pay attention? I don't use X (use ubuntu in text mode), I have python program which use much memmory . When the system break. The ssh can't connnect, keyboard and ...
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Ubuntu 14.01 gives internal errors, system update crashes

Ubuntu keeps on giving me internal errors, when I boot the system up it gives several internal errors, and when I try to update or install a program, the updater and the software center shut down. ...
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Black Screen/Video Drivers Crashing on Login

I have a new laptop which I have been running Ubuntu on for a few days without any problems. Now when I turn on the computer it gets to the login screen, and if I try to log into my profile there's a ...
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Kernel broken when I was upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I'm newbie here and in Linux manipulations. So..I was upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 by automatic processes and when was installing stage, there was interruption of power. To power on pc after ...
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Kernel Panic Error Message

Got a crash message while restarting. Get same message after reboot: Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) CPU 1 PID 1 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 crashes on boot on Asus PC

After successfully installing Kubuntu 13.10 (64bit) on my Asus PC, I tried to upgrade to 14.04. After the upgrade completed and I tried to restart, the boot process crashes with a kernel panic, see ...
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14.04 installation crashed - now machine is dead

I was half way through an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 when my machine crashed. At this point it had been running for over an hour doing the upgrade so I have no idea what caused it. I was merrily ...
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Applications greyed out and non responsive

Installed Ubuntu 14.04, applications on ubuntu are very slow and non responsive. Most of the time windows are greyed out and becomes non responsive. Any help please?
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Ubuntu apps crashing in 14.04?

Basically, I have had a number of applications on my computer crashing, such as Wine Applications, CompizConfig Settings Manager, and Caffeine. I tried running them in terminal, and even re-installing ...
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After the Skype update, on Ubuntu 12.04, it crashes directly after log in.

That's exactly it. I've done everything every other forum and Google search suggested. (With the exception of one guy saying to delete the /.Skype folder.) I just couldn't find the folder. I'm at an ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes a lot

I have a desktop with Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity, fresh install about a year ago. Details: Intel Core i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz × 4, 4Gb RAM, 2 Tb HD, 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Kernel: 3.5.0-54-generic ...
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Ubuntu crashing on purple loading screen

I've done something which unfortunately seems to have caused Ubuntu 14.04 to fail at start up and was wondering whether I could get some guidance about debugging the issue. It started when I rebooted ...
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Wireless Repeater causing kernel to crash

So my wireless set up is not ideal as far as my location relative to my AP goes. However I recently remembered I had/dug up an Amped Wireless 300N repeater (range extender). I set it up in my living ...
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Ubuntu 14 Installed on External Hard Drive Random Crashes

I have installed Ubuntu 14 onto my external hard drive and everything initially works great. However after an apparently random amount of time (although this has happened every time I have been ...
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Ignore specific programme's crashes in apport

If you have to use a program that crashes regularly some people tend to uninstall apport (which you should not) So how could we exclude a program from apport's notifications?
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MySQL keeps crashing in Ubuntu 12.04

Every few hours, MySQL crashes on my Digital Ocean Ubuntu 12.04 machine. Below is the errors I am seeing in my MySQL error log. I thought it was a memory issue, so I added a swap, but that didn't fix ...
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Error “shockwave flash has crashed ” google chrome ubuntu 14.04.1

I can not watch videos on twitch because shockwave flash crashes. I tried to disable the flash in the plugins but I only seen one Flash plugin. Before when I used 12.10, I saw 3 plugins for Flash, ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I updated to Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit yesterday and there are problems everywhere. Firefox almost never works. It crashes all the time. I also get some system errors. I can't find anyone else having the ...
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Apt-get says up to date, errors say no update log?

I am on a relatively fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, but I have updated and upgraded with apt-get multiple times. The Software Updater confirms that I everything is up to date. But I frequently have ...
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how to track a crash when changing from X :1 to X :0?

I need to track on 14.04 a crash that often happens here: I open a new X at :1 (that sometimes goes to ctrl+alt+f8 others to f9). But when I try to go back to X :0 with ctrl+alt+f7, it crashes ...
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Binary crashing continuously since 12:40 GMT+1 for no reason

This file worked before that time for nearly a day. I also downloaded the binaries and tried it at home and it still worked perfectly. The error I recieve is here: ./vpk.sh: line 3: 23707 Illegal ...
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chrome crashing too often in Ubuntu 14.04

Ever since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome (google-chrome-stable) crashes a lot more often than before. I do keep several tabs open (>20), but they are all light (no multimedia) and have never ...
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Openshot crashes when opening saved project

I worked on a project with Openshot...saved it...when I try to open it, Openshot grey out and open saved file for just a friction of second and then crashes. It does that every time I try to open the ...
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X org rollback version and Solving problems (Hardware Acceleration)

This question goes with my previous question: google chrome crashes in 14.04 regarding Google Chrome Crashing X. I believe X.org was recently updated on my Xubuntu 14.04 trusty. Until recently I ...
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Installer crashing

I have an old HP a1430n and I'm trying to install Ubuntu. It gets through until the screen where I enter a username and password, but it crashes. Tried several times and it crashes there every time. I ...
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How can I diagnose sudden “power off” problem?

I have one of the new Haswell NUCs running 14.04, and once every couple days the box just turns off. The monitors and other devices keep running, but the box is just off. I looked through syslog, but ...