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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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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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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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Gnome 3.4.2 image viewer crashes system

In my 12.04 system when I try to open a jpeg file on a thumb drive ( which may have been written by Windows) the system freezes completely and must be turned off to regain control. The failure mode: ...
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I'm finding it crashed and all apps killed after waking up from suspend?

I wake up from suspend, have to log-in twice to get to the desktop, just to find that everything is closed. Some processes are still visible in the Monitor though. I have crash report with ...
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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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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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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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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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Computer crashes when trying to boot ubuntu from cd on mac

I'm having a problem getting Ubuntu to start from a disc on my 2009 Macbook pro. When I boot up from the disc, I get to the initial menu with the options: "Try ubuntu without installing", "Install ...
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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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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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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 14.04: Eclipse crashes when resizing view or the window

I've been using eclipse for years. After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, eclipse frequently crashes (it hangs, the window goes dim), especially when I resize the views or the eclipse window. I am ...
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Lubuntu GUI Crashing

After receiving an ancient laptop that ran FreeDOS, I decided to try installing Lubuntu onto it. The installation process went perfect (except, the computer wasn't connected to the internet for the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit crashes after a few minutes

down vote favorite down vote favorite Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with Win 7. Win 7 works OK but Ubuntu crashes every few minutes. What can I do to stop the crashes? I am in firefox for a minute or 2 and ...
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How to cause a test crash with kdump?

After installing linux-crashdump and kdump-tools according to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/CrashdumpRecipe and configuring the latter so that cat /sys/kernel/kexec_crash_loaded prints 1, I'm having ...
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Ubuntu keeps crashing very frequently, couldn't find cause as well as solution

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 before 8-10 days. At that time, it was running so smooth and fast. But then I wanted to try gnome desktop and so I installed gnome-shell, ubuntu-gnome-desktop. I didn't ...
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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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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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Counter strike 1.6 crash on connect

I installed last version of Ubuntu. I have a problem when i want to connect to a server, counter strike crash, no error nothing. It's just like I tipe in the console "quit". Can somebody help me with ...
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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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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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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 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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Wine sometimes crashes entire system

Sometimes, programs that I am running with Wine (1.7) will crash my entire system. (Ubuntu 14.04) Clarification: during these crashes, Ubuntu is 100% non-responsive. I unable to use all of the ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Consistent crashing of system when debugging java using eclipse

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 with unity for work. I've been debugging some Java code and every time I step inside a given method I have problems and have to restart my machine (4 times now). The only ...
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Ubuntu 14.10->missing all files in /home directory, stuck in login loop

After restarting the system I got such a problem: there are no files/folders in /home AND I'm stuck in login loop, I can use only guest session, but login and password work (I managed to login in ...
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Chrome and Midori both crash after SW update in 14.04

Chrome crashes often after latest SW updates... Yesterday I had reported Midori crashing. Seems it may not be the browser problem, but Ubuntu 14.04 problem?? Both worked fine until 2 weeks ago. My ...
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How do i fix Shockwave Crash Google Chrome

I have ubuntu 14.04, Running google chrome Version 34.0.1847.137 (for java support), and i cant use shockwave flash. Ive tried, i only have 1 shockwave plugin, ive disabled all extensions (removed ...
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DELL XPS 15 Ubuntu freezes randomly

After working for years without any problems on my Dell XPS 15. this week my laptop started to freeze randomly sometimes in minutes and sometimes after a day of work. So i decided to update my OS ...
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Since updating to Ubuntu 14.04 computer crashes every time I load anything higher than linux 3.13.0-26-generic

I recently upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS. Now if I try and load a linux kernel higher than 3.13.0-26-generic the computer crashes and reboots. I have tried to reinstall 14.04 LTS from CD but this ...
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14.04 vbox guest crashes on login if 3d acceleration is enabeld

using virtualbox 4.3.14 r95030 and matching vbox additions in guest (ubuntu 14.04). guest instance crashes right after login, if 3d acceleration is enabled for guest os: "unknown software exceprion ...
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ubuntu 14.04 | Xrdp with Xfce crashes

Im trying to make Xrpd work on my ubuntu 14.04. after a lot failed-grey-screen attempts to make it work i finally succeed to see the desktop with this tutorial: http://c-nergy.be/blog/?p=5305 now ...
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Ubuntu 14-04 desktop 386 keeps crashing

I am new to Ubuntu and I am looking for some guidance please. The PC I have is Acer Aspire T135-s870. The CPU is an AMD Sempron 64 3000+ FSB 800Mhz. Ram 1Gb Ubuntu installed is xubuntu-14-04 desktop ...
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Software Center Crash 14.04

Every time I open the Software Center it opens and freezes for about 3 seconds, then it just closes. I have tried an update command line, but it didn't work. Any Ideas? Also, I keep getting an error ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS installation issue

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS using pen drive on a freshly assembled home PC. The system hangs during the booting process. I have to switch off the system and restart and reboot plenty ...