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VirtualBox installs, reboots then freezes

I have tried installing 15.04 and 14.04.03 LTS on multiple computers and revisions of VirtualBox, both of which have given the same error. When I try to install Ubuntu in VirtualBox, it installs ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 crashes with scattered screen

I have recently installed 4GB DDR3 RAM (Innex) with an existing 2GB RAM (Dynet), currenlty it runs with 6GB RAM. I use Eclipse, Java, Chrome extensively for my development purpose But after this ...
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What controls apport's behavior for saving core dumps?

apport is configured (default) to handle my system's core dumps (in /proc/sys/kernel/core_pattern: |/usr/share/apport/apport %p %s %c %P). It's behavior is mysterious to me: Sometimes it saves core ...
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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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google chrome on chromium freeze while play video full screen on facebook

while i play a video on my Ubuntu 15.10 in chrome or chromium in full screen mode at moment i use ctrl+tab or volume up or exit from full screen will freeze and i can do any thing even logout or ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 crashing randomly

Please forgive me as I am new to Ubuntu. Randomly, this thing which I think is called "Unity" will crash, and I will lose system vitals required to operate the computer. The icons in the top right ...
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VLC unable to open any files

What has happened to VLC. I think it updated when the kernel did recently and now it can't open anything: Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to open the MRL The terminal gives: VLC media ...
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Can't shut down ubuntu on macbook pro

I have a macbook pro MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB I have a separate partition for mac and ubuntu. Ubuntu is the main ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Low Graphics Error believe it is a mount error?

I rebooted my Ubuntu 14.04 from terminal 3 days ago and it seems to have undergone a catastrophic crash. Firstly, I got a low graphics error issue. I could not even get to the console, so I removed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sometimes hang after waking up

I'm using Dell Optiplex 9020. And i install Ubuntu 14.04. But sometimes (not every time) after waking up my computer from suspend state. it will hang in the log in screen, i can't input anything, ...
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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 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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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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How to find what causes my notebook to crash?

I have a new notebook and it crashes frequently. $ uname -a Linux bpgergo-notebook 4.2.0-27-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 22 04:49:08 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a No ...
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MySQL gradually taking up more and more memory

Just to start with, I have read the following threads and they do not help: Optimising MySQL settings - mysqld running out of memory MySQL Server keep shutting down ...
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Audacity Keeps Crashing

I'm running the latest version of audacity and the playback keeps crashing when I try to pause it. Ive seen elsewhere on line that this is a bug and that there are workarounds for it but i cant seem ...
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View log when installing

Im attempting to setup a dual boot on a new Win10 machine via liveUSB. I am following previous instructions here but during the install I get continual stack dumps, and errors pertaining to NMI ...
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Ubuntu trusty Crashing

I have been dealing with linux on and off. I recently installed Ubuntu trusty 14.04 to use it as a web and ftp server. however intermittently i believe my system is crashing. I have not been able ...
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After Upgrading to 15.10 from 15.04, EC2 Webservers Have Become Very Unstable

I have a variety of Ubuntu machines running in production, with about 30 that were upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. With most of the machines, the upgrade has been a breeze and everything has functioned ...
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Wine program crashes when clicking its window: “System.OutOfMemoryException”

I successfully installed this program on wine and it launches fine, but when I click anywhere on it, the program closes without giving any error. I'm using Wine 1.7.55 on Ubuntu 14.04 Edited: This ...
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Completely unresponsive desktop in 15.10 when running Transmission

I've been having this problem in Ubuntu 15.10 where almost every day, my desktop becomes 100% unresponsive. The laptop won't sleep when the lid is closed, I can't switch TTY, I can't even use ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 (seemingly) randomly crashing requiring reboot

Every so often (often enough that it's annoying) my screen goes black and then shows this (sorry for the quality). The only way I know how to get it working again is to reboot my laptop. Is there a ...
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ubuntu 14.04 lts doesn't boot since 3.13.0-64

This is a DELL inspiron 3551, with Ubuntu 14.04 lts 64 bits preinstalled processor: Intel® Pentium(R) CPU N3540 @ 2.16GHz × 4. Quickly after system update, it starts to crash when booting. I don't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Crashes Back to LogIn Window

Just recently crashes started and it simply gets me back to the login window. During the crash, it briefly outlines the message "Starting LightDM Display Manager" and goes to the login window. Once I ...
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Kicked out of session - Flashing screen

As soon as I log in my user session, my mouse cursor flickers and kicks me out. Only a guest session seems to hold. In the login menu, I can't even select a "shutdown" option. On a sidenote, ...
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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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Testdisk / Recphoto freezes the system

I use photorec of testdisk, and when the program is about to end the scan, and start writing in the recovery directory, the computer freezes and I have to reset everything. I make this data recovery ...
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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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Thunderbird crash

After manually updating Thunderbird to the latest version so that i can use GMAIL. Thunderbird open and run nice until i restart my pc... it doesn't reopen again so i try to start it via terminal and ...
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Ubuntu kernel error?

I have problem with my Ubuntu 15.04, because sometimes he crashes, and I can't do anything except moving mouse. My keyboard looks like disabled because i can't turn on Num Lock or Caps Lock but I ...
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Unable to test Ubuntu Touch applications on ubuntu-emulator (ubuntu-sdk)

I've followed every step of the Ubuntu SDK documentation, as detailed here. I am able to create different types of projects, compile and test them on my desktop. I am also able to run the Ubuntu Touch ...
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System crash after setting wlan in interfaces

I'm trying to set a script script.sh to run when wlan connects. After some research I've come up with the following /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto wlan0 iface wlan0 ...
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unity panel service keep carshing

my unity panel service keep crashing and restarting itself, gaving me prompt to report the problem.lately, this thing start to happen with me a lot of times. what could be the cause(s)? any help ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Recovering Files from 2nd HDD on a Ubuntu Server

Been Long time, Ok So I have a Ubuntu 12 Server with 2 HDD's 1st HDD is Holding the OS and the 2nd HDD is Holding the Data. The users suddenly complained that there are no documents in the Share ...
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How can i reinstall my mouse, which stopped working after a freeze?

Some combination of things caused my machine to freeze, probably to do with the browser somehow. There were a number of tabs open in Chromium and Firefox, one had a live video stream, another had a ...
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WMV files crash VLC and totem

please don't consider my question a dublicated as searched this website for every single solution but no use ! WMV files crash VLC and totem but smplayer works fine please help ! here is some answers ...
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Software Center crashes on startup - Tried the obvious

Title says it. If I run from the Terminal I get: :~$ software-center 2015-02-04 22:12:05,131 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-02-04 22:12:05,358 - ...
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System crash after Install Chrome

Yesterday, I crashed my system (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) after to I was trying to install google-chrome with the following command: dpkg-deb -Xv google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb /usr/lib. System does ...
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Ubuntu server stops working after a while

After around 4-5 hours, my Ubuntu server running plex media server stops responding. Here's all the server reacts when crashed: the server screen stays black with no command line interface ...
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Loading Optimized Defaults Error

I am trying to overclock my G3258 but it keeps crashing at quite low overclocks; so I want to update my BIOS, but apparently you need to load optimized defaults on my motherboard; but when I do this, ...
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14.04 Random Logouts

Relates to the unsolved question #166687 I also am using chrome when the screen goes black and I'm at the login screen. Everything I had open is now closed and my keyring was not unlocked at login.
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Ubuntu crashing when idle

Sometimes when I let my computer idle for long periods of time (like I've gone to work or sleep), I come back to a blank screen that I can't wake up. Pressing keys and moving the mouse does nothing. ...