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Ubuntu crash - how to read log files

A few days ago the laptop decided to close without no relevant reason. From this day on, it randomly crashes without explanation. This is what I (correctly?) filtered from the log files on the last ...
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Black Screen when playing YouTube Videos

The computer is a Toshiba Satelite Pro U300. It's worked fine up until a recent update about a week or two ago. When I try to play YouTube videos, the whole monitor goes black, and the computer seems ...
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Laptop screen goes black, but laptop still running

I have an old Asus laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Sometimes the laptop's screen goes black, but the laptop keeps running. It happens when loading a youtube video or websites like GDrive, but not all ...
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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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Xubuntu crashes on suspend and chrome crashes often

i just installed a fresh xubuntu and i am amazed of its simplicity and usability. IMHO the best OS out there. However its crashes each time i want to suspend it. It goes gray screen and soon after ...
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Ubuntu Shuts Down on Restart (v 14.04.1)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my laptop and I am not able to restart it. Every time I press the restart button, the system logs me off as usual, then the ubuntu loading screen appears ...
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Shotwell crashing on 14.10

Ok, So I have a System76 Gazelle that I upgraded to 14.10. Everything works fine, except Shotwell. Shotwell, opens, lets me browse, however when I choose to publish pictures it gets crashy. I select ...
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ubuntu halts itself in high cpu workload

I have Core i3 M370 laptop. When i do high cpu intensive tasks such as kernel compilation with make -j4, the system halts itself. It doesn't happen like instant crashing. It happens like "shutdown -h ...
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How can I rollback my GParted version?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 with GParted 0.18. However, it seems to be inferior to previous iterations of it because it crashes every single time I try to resize a FAT32 partition or when I create a new ...
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Server crashed but why?

could someone tell me what causes the crash of this kernel panic? This machine (14.04.1) is a virtual machine on my KVM host (14.04.1) See the screenshot My host machine has 32GB of RAM and uses ...
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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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All programs crash after locking computer

Whenever I lock up my computer (on Ubuntu 14.04), by the time I unlock it all the programs have been closed. There is no error message or anything, so I don't know how to identify the problem.
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Why has the crash reporter stopped appearing?

I recently encountered a crash in gnome-terminal (3.10.2 under Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, using Gnome 3.10.4). I dismissed the usual crash report dialog, since I wanted to come up with a minimal set of ...
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Setting up Adobe Air with wine, removes gedit

Latest Adobe Air does not provide support anymore for Ubuntu versions. Since I tried to install an exe file using wine. There were issues to install latest version of wine 1.7. Since on google, I ...
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Fresh 14.04.1 LTS install on Macbook Pro crashes

I'm trying to install 14.04.1 alongside Mac OS 10.6.8 on my 2010 Macbook Pro. Ubuntu will boot and fully load, it will seem to be working normally for about 30 seconds to a minute and then it will ...
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Random reboots on 14.04 desktop

I've experienced many reboots at random intervals and with no stress on the machine I've found the logs and skimmed through them but I do not know what I am looking for so I cannot fix the whole ...
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Ubuntu frustrating crash

I am experiencing a freeze once in a while. When my computer freezes, only the mouse can move but it cannot click anything. In addition, I cannot switch to terminal using alt + f1 or ctrl + alt + ...
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force crash nVidia GTX Titan without sudo

Any idea how to make a CUDA-enabled nVidia GTX Titan crash on Ubuntu 14.04, without root access? There must some CUDA code that can do that. Like a sort of for bomb perhaps?
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Applications keep crashing in ubuntu 14.04 (maybe graphics related)

For the last week or so most webbrowsers keep crashin on Ubuntu 14.04. Some other applications like VLC and a couple of games also crash randomly at times, even skype. Sometimes after a few minutes of ...
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crash when changing default applications

I have a weird behavior in my ubuntu: when i try to change through the UI (System options -> details -> default apps) for example the default browser (firefox -> chrome) it crashes and does not apply ...
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System hangs just at login

So i recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my dell xps 15. Everything went well. Then after one or two weeks i thought of upgrading graphics driver from x-org to binary version from additional drivers ...
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Ubuntu Touch Qt3D 2.0 crashes on start

I've been trying to develop something in QML3D and while my app is running well on desktop, I can't get it working on my tablet (even thought for example Qt3D cylinder from the software center - ...
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Ubuntu 4.04 and Ubuntu 4.10.1 installers crash after selecting language. How to I resolve this?

I've tried redownloading and multiple USB sticks (Haven't tried a live CD because all i have are RW-DVDs which i dont want to waste) but when I load the live session I launch the installer and choose ...
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indicator-sound is crashing and VLC or any media player does not open

Whenever I try to open VLC media player from dashboard, it doesn't open. When I try to open any video file by double clicking on it, Ubuntu shows me the following error message: Sorry Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Kubuntu Locking up

I just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.10 beta 2, KDE 5 plasma (my boot drive is a samsung 840 solid state drive - not sure if that will matter) I will be working in Dolphin file explorer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashed everytime resuming from standby

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 since then my computer always crashed when resuming from standby. I just see a black screen (sometimes with unmoveable mouse cursor) and nothing happens. Actually ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Crashes while package conversion

I'm new to Ubuntu.Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is crashing when I tried to convert RPM package to DEB package. Here is the command I'm trying the following command. sudo alien --scripts -d ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when working in browsers

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and enjoy it so far. However, I really don't know how to troubleshoot this issue, and I can't find anything on it. Whenever I use a browser, after a short period of normal ...
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ubuntu freezes with heavy hdd usage (continuous blinking led)

I'm using ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and it randomly freezes, and while that happen the HDD usage is quite high (LED almost continuously on). I can't move the mouse, can't use alt + tab, can't even go on ctrl ...
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Ubuntu unresponsive

After it gets to desktop ubuntu seems to crash. The applications open, but I can't see them open. Pithos, for example, starts playing music when clicked, the window does not open up. I was having ...
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Ubuntu wont boot, stuck at logo screen

I recently removed my win7 and installed ubuntu 14.04. Everything was fine until i tried to install newer nvidia drivers. I followed the guide, and it said to stop light, so i typed it in the ...
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firefox crashing and it does not reopen

while i'm working on firefox browser , it's get crahsed , and tell me that crash reporter is unable to submit a report for this crash because the application didn't leave an application data file , ...
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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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14.04 Kernel Panic

on two of my VMs I get every day kernel panics, but I don´t have logfiles for them. So I tried this to reconfigure rsyslog and setup linux-crashdump but: My syslog logfiles has no entries for the ...
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Detected a hung GPU, disabling acceleration

on lubutnu 14.04 im getting a gpu hang on lubuntu and when i checked the system log it said [ 2303.921] (EE) intel(0): Detected a hung GPU, disabling acceleration. [ 2303.922] (EE) intel(0): When ...
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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

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 then it just reboots. Does this when ...
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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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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 ...