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Ubuntu crashes frequently

I recently moved from Windows to Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64-bit OS. Initially everything worked really well. However for the last couple of weeks Ubuntu started behaving crazy. The transition from good to ...
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Ubuntu freezes with no way but restart the system

Ubuntu 14.04 is installed on by Dell Latitude E7440, with Intel Driver and external displays connected using a Dell Port Replicator. Beginning 4 or 5 weeks ago, Ubuntu starts to randomly "freeze". ...
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random freeze on acer es1-711

after upgrading my Acer ES1-711 from trusty to vivid (by running do-release-upgrade without skipping versions, as recommended by canonical's update instructions), it started to completely freeze about ...
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LibreOffice crashes on startup after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04

I would have up-voted or responded to this thread but I do not have enough rep: Libreoffice doesnt work since update to ubuntu 15.04 After an upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 LibreOffice (Writer, Calc etc) ...
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My “great” ubuntu 14.04 LTS totaly crashed after tlp instalation

My Dell Inspiron worked like vacuum cleaner with ubuntu 14. Not far I found solution on this forum about tlp power manager that could resolve my problem. But after I tried to use this awesome advise ...
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Window crashes on clicking any dropdown box

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, installed Gnome (GNOME Shell 3.12.2 ). But now every time I try to click on a menu in a window or any drop down, the whole window crashes. This problem is through out the ...
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My 15.04 system keeps crashing 30 seconds after login , back to the login window

My 15.04 system keeps crashing 30 seconds after login , back to the login window. This happened after i downloaded Gnome desktop , then realized that i already ( according to terminal ) had it. The ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 libreoffice crash

I run ubuntu 15.04. When I select a long text in libreoffice writer using my mouse the entire OS freezes, but if I select the entire text via ctrl+a, it works fine. I have re-installed ubuntu several ...
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Pitivi Crashes Ubuntu after minimising the window

When I try to minimise Pitivi using the minimise button: It crashes all of Ubuntu. By this, I mean the monitor stops receiving an input, then the computer makes the restart noise and it goes onto ...
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Poor documentation of crash responses make casual use of Ubuntu for anything serious untenable [closed]

I was introduced to Ubuntu on a laptop that was given to me, and found things I liked about it. So when I later bought a laptop with Windows 7, I went ahead and installed Ubuntu too; and when things ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Crashes while viewing media in a web browser

The system crashes usually when I am watching a youtube video or viewing a twitch stream. I haven't got any crash logs because the standard logs cant catch any information. and I ran into a problem ...
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Why does Rhythmbox keep crashing when I connect an iPod? [closed]

Everytime I connect my iPod touch (2nd Generation),Rhythmbox just crashes and the apport message appears.
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Various programmes crashing frquently - could be an issue with the system?

About a week ago Firefox started crashing very frequently, 20 to 30 times a day. On random pages, doing random things, sometimes even when it is minimised. I ran the updates and checked the system for ...
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Ubuntu freezing and suddenly shuting down

I am not an advanced user of Linux. Firstly, I'd installed Ubuntu 15.04, along with Windows 7, on my laptop which is a Samsung RF511-SD3. The boot went well, I was installing some additional drivers ...
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How to find relevant log file to report these two specific crashes?

In last two days, I experienced two crushes of Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit (something that was not happening with Ubuntu 14.10). I updated to Ubuntu 15.04 via software updater. The first crush happened when ...
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Ubuntu crashes when I open LibreOffice

Whenever I try to open LibreOffice, Ubuntu stops running and opens the text-y DOS looking screen and restarts light display manager. Every time I open any of the LibreOffice office programs it ...
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Firefox eventually for no aparent reason consumes all CPU and RAM and grinds to a halt pulling my computer along with it

I now use Firefox as my default browser and have found that after having it up and running for several hours, that it starts to use up more and more of my CPU and RAM, and this does not appear to have ...
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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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Mongodb stopped working after upgrade to 15.04

Yesterday I have upgraded my Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04. But which lead me to stop my work. I was working on chicagoboss and mongodb. i saw error that mongodb has crashed. By typing just mongo got ...
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Terminal Closes when I run commands

I open the "terminal" using the link I have on my unity bar. If I type: ls -l I see files. If I type: find or any other commands, the terminal closes immediately. This happens after I did an ...
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Internet browser crash

I installed Ubuntu 15.0.4 64 bit. My mainboard is an ASUS M2N-PLUS SLI vista edition with AMD CPU, with 4GB of RAM and an nVidia 8500 GT video card. When I start Firefox, after opening a new tab ...
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14.04.1 installer Ubiquity crashes upon installation attempt on probook 6545b

I have an image of 14.04.1 on a usb stick which I tried to install on an old HP probook 6545b. It boots and runs fine, however when clicking the install button, nothing happens. Also, when trying to ...
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Is there a limit on the play queue in Rhythmbox?

Rhythmbox just crashed on my Ubuntu 14.04 system on a Dell GX620. The Dell has integrated sound and 4 GB RAM. The action that apparently provoked the crash was: I dragged and dropped three files from ...
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Why do I apparently have two crash managers? [closed]

As you can see from the image below whenever a window crash two different crash managers open. What are they and why do I have both?
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Is there a roadmap for me to follow to resolve hard-to-diagnose problems like mine ? “System program problem” after login

My system recently had some hangs that only ended after a power-off reboot. Now: reboots take a long time once I do login, several "System program problem detected" boxes pop up Both Synaptic and ...
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Ubuntu logs me out

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed, until now everything was going well, two hours ago, I received a notice from the Update Center and I accepted. An hour later (an hour ago), I went to turn on the hot ...
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Unable to login after playing with rc.local file

I was trying to run a terminal command on startup in my ubuntu 14.04.02 xrdb ~/.Xresources I found this method in super user in which /etc/init.d/rc.local file is edited. As mentioned in that ...
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14.04 System hangs and IO errors

To my surprise, after todays fresh Ubuntu 14.04 install (fully updated as of today) I'm getting various problems like random hangs and I/O errors when copying/moving files (moving backup from HDD to ...
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System Testing app crashes immediately on 14.04 Desktop

Whenever I attempt to run System Testing on 14.04 Desktop, it crashes immediately. It generates the crash file /var/crash/_usr_bin_checkbox-gui.1000.crash. ProblemType: Crash Architecture: i386 ...
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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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How to view '/var/log/syslog' contents without crash

For various reasons it is necessary for me to check the log of my computer in /var/log/syslog, but this has become a bit of a problem because I am not actually able to view the logs in that file ...
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Catch program crash when there is no terminal

This question may belong to Unix/Linux in general, but I guess the answer is dependent on distro or desktop environment [I use KDE and Xfce so I would like an answer that is applicable on booth]. ...
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MySql crashes happening daily after ubuntu system updates

I have been having this issue for sometime and have no idea why it happens or how to fix it. I'm a Linux novice so that doesn't help. I have a server running on AWS and s used only for hosting ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 keeps crashing periodiclly, seems to be at random times

I setup a Ubunutu server over two months ago and over the last few weeks, it keeps crashing on me. I've been pouring over all of the files in /var/log and I can't see any reason for these crashes. The ...
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Recurrent segmentation fault errors after upgrade to 15.04

After I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04, on an amd64 system, many applications that I run force-close because of a segmentation fault. I have tracked down the errors with dmesg and I can ...
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Display program crash Ubuntu 15.04

I just installed the Ubuntu 15.04 on my main computer along side Windows 10 and when I installed everything seemed to work on one screen but when I connected the other it's duplicate, so I tried ...
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Just upgraded to 15.04 and i'm crashing at the login screen

I just attempted an upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04, the upgrade completed and i get as far as the login screen but when i input my password the screen blacks out flashes a bunch of text that i haven't ...
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Eclipse Juno crashes frequently, no logs

I downloaded Eclipse Juno CDT and am using it with Kubuntu 14.04 . Unfortunately, it keeps crashing on every other action I take... for example, if I try to load the Editor options - crash. I can't ...
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14.04 crashes at select installation screen

I am new to Ubuntu, so thanks for the help! I am trying to perform a dual boot on my windows laptop, to add Ubuntu. I downloaded ubuntu 14.04 onto a USB and booted it up on my asus eee pc laptop. At ...
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Ubuntu Crashed & can't reinstall from USB

When I tried to log in to Ubuntu 14.04 after it was in sleep mode, the cursor freezed so I restarted using the command: sudo reboot But whenever I try to log in again, I get a Black screen. I ...
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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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DEVICE: Asus Atheros AR5B125 / OS: Ubuntu 14.10 Frequent Crashes

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10 from disc on my Asus Atheros AR5B125 laptop three weeks ago. From the start I noticed programs crashing and freezing and the system as a whole freezing and or ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 : VirtualBox crash problem

I have VM running with following configurations: RAM : 1000MB Video Memory : 128MB Enabled : 3D accleration Guest OS : Ubuntu 13.10 (guest additions) However my ubuntu is not working fine. I login ...
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How to fix my damaged linux by compiz please help

I tried to enable cube desktop in compiz and system crashes (both toolbars disappeared with windows controls ) i am running ubuntu 14.10 thank you sorry for bad english
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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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What harm can a cold reboot cause into your computer? [closed]

I was taking a look at the game DEFCON, and it froze my PC. Unfortunately, I only discovered the REISUB thing after a cold reboot. Now, what harm the cold reboot caused into my computer? Any type of ...
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14.10 Software Updater Crashing

I am aware that a few questions are around about this. But mine is somewhat different. First, it shows Software Updater has crashed ( different from other errors posted here ). A crash report is sent ...
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My computer won't boot up

My computer won't boot up and I get the error messages shown below including the following message: Input/output error Filesystem check or mount failed. A maintenance shell will now be ...
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When I log in there is nothing except the default wallpaper, is there anything I can do?

Last night I was browsing the internet while I had VLC and a text document open, suddenly the screen jumped to VLC with the text document in front of it. The video was playable and the document ...
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Kile crashing on typing in a file

After start of Kile, I type a letter in the editor (last edited file opened), and the application crashed immediately. If instead of typing a letter, I open a new file and start typing in it, Kile is ...