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Can't shut down ubuntu on macbook pro

I have a macbook pro MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB I have a separate partition for mac and ubuntu. Ubuntu is the main ...
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tried downloading ubuntu 15.10 installer crashed computer useless

i tried downloading ubuntu 15.10 but the installer crashed while installing packages. Now my laptops boots up with some bugs no internet and installer wont open.
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How to find what causes my notebook to crash?

I have a new notebook and it crashes frequently. $ uname -a Linux bpgergo-notebook 4.2.0-27-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 22 04:49:08 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a No ...
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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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help! system crashed while shutting down [on hold]

Won't accept admin. password for set-up, error message: "fsyncing/close/dev/sba1/input/output failed", system won't boot. I have a live dvd. if i can't fix this, is there a way to wipe and reinstall. ...
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Every video editor crashing! [11GB AVI File vs Openshot & KDen Live]

After about 5-6 hours of waiting in Blender, I finally get an 11GB avi video file that is a audio visualisation of the song Stay With Me by Mendum generated by a script I made. The file is rather ...
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google chrome on chromium freeze while play video full screen on facebook

while i play a video on my Ubuntu 15.10 in chrome or chromium in full screen mode at moment i use ctrl+tab or volume up or exit from full screen will freeze and i can do any thing even logout or ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 kernel panic

I am trying to figure out the reason for the Ubuntu 12.04.4 server freezing. OS and Kernel: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.11.0-15-generic x86_64) This is a vanilla installation without any ...
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14.04 crashes on Dell Latitude E5420 & E6410

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on both a Dell Latitude E5420 and a Dell Latitude E6410. In both cases, there is a crash about once or twice a day (system unresponsive, and caps lock light is ...
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Ubuntu + PrtSc + AltGr = CRASH

On Ubuntu 15.10 and 15.04 on Lenovo t440p when I'm writing a code in Netbeans and accidently click button AltGr and PrtSc on same time it's crashed and reboot system. This not take action with fresh ...
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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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14.04 LTS Log off when switching Applications

When I Click on an application in the Launcher to either launch it or switch the launcher disappears, along with the Menu bar, and then i get the log in screen. This Started only recently and i feel ...
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PlayOnLinux resolution problems on laptop

I wanted to play some games on my DELL laptop so I installed PlayOnLinux. I've had a lot of good experience with it but there are some games that won't run (Port Royal, Warcraft III TFT, jedi outcast, ...
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Unity Settings Daemon crash in 15.10

I keep getting an internal error notification, specifically, unity-settings-daemon crashed with signal 5 in _XReply().
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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 ...
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Network manager randomly crashed

It was connecting fine a couple hours ago and other devices on the network connecting. After the first reboot there was a notification that the network manager has crashed but other than that has been ...
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Apache2 crashing sometimes - gets working just after an apache2 restart - why is this happening?

I have an Ubuntu Server (Amazon AWS). I never encountered any problems with it untill it started crashing. (website doesn't load). I thought it's because of too much traffic entering the server, ...
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Ubuntu Shuts Off Immediately at Start-up

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 from USB yesterday. The install appeared to be successful. Today, when I press the power button, the keyboard back-light flashes and the computer shuts off. Same result ...
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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 15.10 freezing (only mouse works)

I've been experiencing constant freezing with my Ubuntu. I've recently upgraded from 14.10 and now every time I have 3 or more programs running (Terminal, Sublime Text and Firefox for example) it ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why does my computer crash when I minimise the last window?

I am runnung Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. If I have a few windows open (say four to six, not a large amount), and minimise all by pressing Ctrl+Super+D, they all minimise immediately with no problems. However, ...
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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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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: ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 keeps crashing randomly

My ubuntu 15.04 laptop keeps crashing at random intervals, how will I go about fixing this? The emergency mode appears on the screen, and then automatically reboots, thus resulting in loss of data.
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Minecraft Crashing!

Not sure what's happening, I'm on an HP ENVY TS15 laptop running Ubuntu Linux 12.04, I have open JDK installed, and oracle Java 7 installed... If anyone can help me find out the problem then please ...
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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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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 15.10 crashes with kernel 4.3

I'm buying a new Skylake CPU and motherboard and I read that to get proper support for Skylake, I need Linux kernel 4.3. I tried installing it from the .deb packages in ...
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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 ...