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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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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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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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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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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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Gnome crashes when I drag to reorder favorites in Activities. Why?

I recently installed Gnome 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 kills ...
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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 ...
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Diagnosing and fixing apparently random Ubuntu crashes?

I have read this question and tried to follow the selected answer's advice. I have also read this question but the second question I believe is unrelated to my issue. (But I'm not sure.) When Ubuntu (...
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Java crashes with fatal error

I'm trying to get SweetHome3D to work on Lubuntu 16.04, but it crashes immediately after starting. I get the following error message: > sweethome3d Java 3D: implicit antialiasing enabled # # A ...
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Possible Chromium problems and or stability issues

I have the latest version of ubuntu up to date and I use it quite some time now... but it starts showing up some "old windows" issues... I mean that it freezes sometimes without apparent reason (...
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Cannot boot into new xubuntu installation

I am currently dealing with a problem with a new installation of xubuntu. I have successfully installed xubuntu and lubuntu 16.04 x86 and 64 bit, xubuntu 15.10 x86 and 64 bit, and ubuntu 16.04 64 bit. ...
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Python 2.7 crashes in pymol application

I am new to ubuntu, please forgive me for any logical comments. While attempting to load a pdb file in pymol, I will get a system crash report: ProblemType: Crash Architecture: amd64 CrashCounter: 1 ...
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Problem with Google Chrome dock icon on 16.04

My problem is that when I minimize a chrome window and I want to maximize it again by clicking the chrome icon in the dock for about a second everything looks like it's crashing (system interface ...
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Kernel Panic - Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when playing call of duty

After playing Call of Duty 2 for about 5-10 minutes my computer crashes (with an Kernel Panic) and displays this message: What does this mean and how can I fix it?
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: System crash

I have an older HP Pavilion model #A6683W with an upgraded hard drive with 1TB of storage. I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it crashes frequently. A friend has advised me that I need a new ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezing when running multiple programs or games

I am currently experiencing freezes on my recently built PC. The freezes are are accompanied by an audioloop and occur either when in a game or when running several programs at once. I tried using ...
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14.04 Multiple Crashes, Different Circumstances, How to fix?

I am running 14.04 on Hard Drive not Virtual (just for clarification). Sometimes I am doing something, anything, maybe browsing the internet or typing something, and then it gets frozen. I have to ...
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Nvidia Driver Installation

I have tried almost 6 times to install nvidia propritery driver 361 on ubuntu. I have tried adding repository and then installing it. I have also tried the gui method of selecting the driver from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 closed all programs and locked

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. While running a program, Ubuntu automatically closed all my running programs and locked the system. How to fix that? Please help. Edit: When I run tail -f /var/log/syslog, I ...
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Stuck on Ubuntu Installation & Trial - Started Dispatch Password Requests

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a decent laptop. I am installing through a USB and had no errors come up during the disk check. Initially it would just hang on the loading screen, so I then removed ...
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Matlab crashes on start after upgrading to 15.04 (from 14.10) [works as sudo]

I recently upgraded to 15.04 and immediately after, Matlab 2012b no longer worked and crashed either as soon as it loads the program, or a few moments after I try to do anything. I tried installing a ...
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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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Ubuntu suddenly crashes/freezes after a minute of use: 14.04 & 16.04, Intel NUC

I had Ubuntu 14.04 working on my Intel NUC (6i3SYh). It ran fine for a few months. Then one day I came home to find it frozen. It wouldn't reboot - lots of kernel panic kind of errors. I tried a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 shutsdown randomly?

Was playing radio with rhythymbox, and ubuntu 16.04 shutsdown. Any idea what is the problem?
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Constantly crash Kubuntu 16.04

I have a fresh installation of Kubuntu 16.04, everything crashes : Konsole, firefox, plasma, few times borders of the windows disappear and there is no way how to control it anymore. I have to ssh ...
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On boot network-manager crashes

Since yesterday when I boot I cannot access the Internet and the network-manager applet doesn't appear anymore in the icon bar. When I start the service manually, the following error popup appears: ...
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network-manager crashes [duplicate]

My networking was working fine yesterday. I shut down, went to bed, and when I booted up this morning it won't even talk to the router; network-manager crashes. I was wondering how to upgrade ...
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ubuntu 14.04 update stopped network manager

there was no network service, and also no network icon in the top bar. It gives an error when I start OS like "Sorry, Ubuntu 14.04 experienced an internal error". When I click details, it says the ...
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Asus UX303L + Ubuntu 16.04 random Crash

With Ubuntu 14.04 it was OK, but since update to 16.04 this Asus UX303L crash randomly. It goes to a black screen displaying something like a path for a few seconds, then it goes to the login screen. ...
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Why is Kubuntu so unstable?

Before I begin let me say I'm not attacking ANYONE here. I understand how hard it is to make a distro, especially for a lesser used one. Why is Kubuntu 15.04 so buggy, unstable, and generally ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 spontaneously shutting down, showing power off menu for a second

Recently I have had problems with Ubuntu (14.04) spontaneously shutting down for no obvious reason. I use GNOME, and just before it happens it shows me the GNOME power off menu: It doesn't however ...