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Why can't I shut down Ubuntu on most attempts?

I do not know why my new Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit cannot be shut down. I have to press and hold the power button to turn off. I did some googling but I didn't find anything to help. Here is a list of ...
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Software update crashes running apps in Ubuntu 16.04

When there is an update for a running app like LibreOffice, the update crashes the running app while updating. Is there any option in Ubuntu to enable a warning/message so I can save and close the ...
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Continious ubuntu malfunction

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and I am experiencing a lot of various persistent issues for last few months. Every of the issues is already solved here, but in my case help is always only temporary. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when watching youtube videos

My copy of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS just won't stop crashing when viewing YouTube videos but the worst part is that the problem is inconsistent because I can sometimes go days without any problems and other ...
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Laptop powers down for no apparent reason

Over the past day, my laptop which is running Ubuntu 12.04 has been abruptly powering down for no apparent reason. It has a full battery charge, so there are no issues there. I can't think of any ...
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Fresh Installation of 16.04 and everything seems broken

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a self-built new machine (single boot). I have been using 14.04 on a different machine for about 2 years without ever having any problems. Since I need to do some ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: fatal exception in interrupt

There are a lot of posts on this, but I haven't found an answer yet. This happens to me very occasionally, I'd say every two months or so, on a machine that boots automatically ~ 2x/day (it's a ...
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Kubuntu Installer keeps crashing

It crashes everytime I reach the TimeZone page. The first time I tried to run it, the ssd was empty, the 3rd or 2nd time it says it has sda5 (linux-swap) in it. I go into the terminal and type "ubuntu-...
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Google Earth crashes when opened

I recently downloaded the Google Earth .deb file for 64-bit from here. And I installed it with: sudo dpkg -i google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb And I of course also installed all of the other ...
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League of Legends issue

I've been trying to play League of Legends on Ubuntu, but it crashes before the client shows up. I'm using PlayOnLinux. I tried their forum, but it seems dead. Thank you in advance for your help.
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Gnome crashes when I drag to reorder favorites in Activities. Why?

I recently installed gnome-shell to try it out (I've been using openbox alone, which I think I still prefer!) and my problem is that Gnome crashes (sometimes just restarts the DE, sometimes actually ...
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Frequent crashes to silent blank screen

Relevant specs: Lubuntu 16.04 R9 390 with default open source AMD Radeon drivers Installed packages: GUFW, ClamAV, ClamTk, GIMP, Chromium, Pepper Flash, The packages that the Steam installer ...
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Cannot start FileZilla

I cannot start FileZilla. When I do it, nothing happen. I tried uninstalling and then reinstalling it, but no help. I am using Ubuntu 16.04. Anyone can help? Thanks in advance! If I start it from the ...
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System crashes at logout

I'm experiencing an issue with a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04. Basically, everytime I try to logout the system crashes and I get this (I know, it looks stupid, but I couldn't screencap it as not even ...
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How can I prevent applications from randomly closing? [on hold]

I have Ubuntu 15.10, and I am on my computer quite often but the apps and programs I have running are randomly shutting down. I've had Ubuntu for about half a year now, and at first I had absolutely ...
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aMule crash with invalid_socket

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 (fresh install), and I am now unable to start aMule. It closes after that error message : ../src/unix/sockunix.cpp(143): assert "m_fd != INVALID_SOCKET" failed in ...
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No root file system defined, crash while attempting to install 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to install it as my first OS on a new desktop machine. No optical drive, booting from a USB that I formatted with Rufus on a separate laptop. The trial option runs just ...
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Mozilla (thunderbird an/or firefox) crash, bringing chrome down with it

Symptoms: Firefox and Thunderbird crash intermittently, usually followed by chrome. Once the crash happens, restarting will result in another crash almost immediately, until the system is rebooted. ...
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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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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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System freezing… No way of capturing the reason why?

I have a PC that has a number of peripherals connected to it that is intermittently experiencing a freeze of the OS. There are 6+ USB devices and four monitors connected to the PC. Details of system:...
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Ubuntu 14.04 closes all programs and locked

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When i´m working, sometimes Ubuntu just freezes for a few seconds and then closes all programs and go to the lock screen! I would be glad if someone can help me! :) (...
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Ubuntu 15.04 system freeze while removing USB 3.0 device from Express card

I have the following Express card which provides USB 3.0 host controller. 05:00.0 USB controller: Renesas Technology Corp. uPD720202 USB 3.0 Host Controller (rev 02) The express card works fine ...
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Most formatting options disappeared… What happened & How do I fix it?

So I was trying to make a bootable Windows 7 USB following this guide: http://bootableusb.net/create-windows-7-bootable-usb-using-ubuntu/ Everything seemed to be working fine, and then after 1 hour, ...
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Unity Settings Deamon crash in 16.04 every time after boot

Each and every time I boot Ubuntu 16.04 the Ubuntu experienced an internal error window comes up. This is a fresh install of Ubuntu on a selfbuild machine (AMD / 64bit). The error pops up every time ...
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HP Notebook 17-y020ca under XUbuntu 16.04 unable to resume from suspend

I recently purchased an HP Notebook 17-y020ca and installed Ubuntu 16.04. I originally had to overcome some WiFi issues with the Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 wireless card, but now that side of ...
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How do I repair the crash description below?

About two or three months ago when starting my desktop, all of my icons on the left were gone and the bar at top was gone too. I have to close the computer to turn it off, there is nothing in the ...
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Solving display issues related to 3Dacceleration in ubuntu guest machines

i installed the latest virtualbox on OSx and created an ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine. when 3D acceleration is enabled sometimes screen is crazy for a few seconds when i open the virtual machine. the ...
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The signon plugin does not react on demand to stop: need to kill it!

I have a problem with signon, it seems. After recovering from sleep mode, my syslog shows - sometimes - the following error messages: Jun 30 10:05:13 lati signond[22359]: The signon plugin does not ...
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Trying to emulate CS:GO in wine, but my PC is not having any of it

So, I was having problems with CS today; the game was being jittery and weird. People said that emulating it will make it much smoother. I emulated steam, downloaded CS, installed a version of Direct ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 hangs on shutdown/restart

My Ubuntu 16.04 hangs on shutdown/restart requiring me to press and hold the power key to turn the machine off... I don't know how to report this as a bug and what commands to run to show the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes and restarts when opening LibreOFFICE

Upon opening LIbre office ,, my system shuts down and restarts into the login page . i cant open libre office because of this . I had recently updated all the softwares in Ubuntu . The version ...
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Ubuntu Software will not open

I recently just installed 16.04 and while I haven't done much w/ it at all, other than updates so far, I've attempted to open the Ubuntu Software and it won't even load up. I've searched through other ...
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Audacity 2.05 Crashes Ubuntu 14.04

Hi Audacity is crashing after a few seconds; the cursor slows down noticeably and it then makes a buzzing noise, I hit stop, screen greys out and I have to force quit. The Audacity log reads; 19:53:...
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Why my computer restarts at login screen?

Today I have updated software on my computer and now when I start Ubuntu with latest kernel the computer always freezes on login screen and after few seconds spontaneously restarts. I have experienced ...
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What is the most stable 16.04 desktop environment? [closed]

TL;DR I want to switch from KDE (plasma 5) to a more stable DE, whether it be LXDE, XFCE, Unity, Cinnamon (on Mint), or MATE (on Ubuntu LTS, if it is stable now). Those who have tried or have ...
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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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NetworkManager segfault every time I disconnect

Every time I disconnect from a wired or wireless network using the network manager applet, I get this in dmesg: [ 2036.633608] NetworkManager[13108]: segfault at 8 ip 000000000048abc6 sp ...
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Troubleshoot instant freeze after login on Ubuntu 16.04?

On a clean Ubuntu 16.04 desktop install, I'm encountering total system freeze (tty+ssh down) as soon as I login (during the fade animation). The system is a recent Intel NuC (Nuc6i5) with a Skylake ...
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After resuming from sleep all running apps are gone Kubuntu 16.04

My newish Kubuntu 16.04 desktop install works well, but when resuming from sleep I find all my running apps have closed. I can live with it but it's not right. My system also suffers form the 30 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial hard crashing on ACER E3-11-P0D8

About a month ago I installed the latest Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial on my ACER E3-11-P0D8 laptop. Since then, it randomly freeze up while I work. It generally takes 10-20 mins to do that. Out of ...
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Crash/hang when external monitor is connected during login

When I log into my Dell M3800 with the external display connected (via DP), Ubuntu freezes: Shows only the background image, mouse pointer still works, but no keys etc. If I log in with the 2nd ...
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Autodesk Maya 2016 Crashes on startup in Ubuntu 16.04

My PC Details RAM = 8 GB Processor = Intel® Core™ i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz × 8 Graphics = GeForce GTX 650/PCIe/SSE2 Graphics Driver = 367.18 OS = [x64 bit] Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freeze/crash

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. 14.04 was rock stable for more than a year that I used it. This should rule out most hardware issues. The only difference is that in 16.04 I'm using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS frequent system crash!

I use a Thinkpad L440 with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. My laptop keeps freezing everynow and then. Nothing seems to work(Mouse or keyboard). What do i do?
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Running “ubuntu-support-status” throws an exception

I was reading on this page that running ubuntu-support-status Will "...print the exact status of your system." However, if I run that command, it crashes and throws an exception. Here's the ...
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Ubuntu keeps crashing every 2 minutes [closed]

Ubuntu keeps crashing every 2 minutes. The screen gets black and every application gets closed, even my Internet connection gets disconnected. What can I do to solve this problem?
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Ubuntu Software (Software Center) Crash - Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu Software instantly crashes as I try to open it. Tried to access from terminal and gives the following error: (ubuntu-software:5523): Gs-WARNING **: failed to open plugin /usr/lib/gs-plugins-9/...
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How to repair Ubuntu after crash during upgrade?

during an upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 my computer crashed and now won't boot properly. When it's loading up, I get the message that "Failed to start Load Kernel Modules", and then goes straight to ...