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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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VLC segmentation fault - XBMC core dumped

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 and VLC media player 3.0.0-git Vetinari (revision 3.0.0~~git20141205+r58841+31~ubuntu14.10.1) Since yesterday when I try to watch videos VLC crashes and I get: ...
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Ubuntu crashed basic commands not recognized

I am relatively new to ubuntu. I have been working with Biolinux8 that uses Ubuntu 14. Few days ago it crashed and since then I cannot access the graphic interface anymore. When I boot I am directly ...
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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 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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Random kernel panics after upgrade to 14.04

I installed a fresh Ubuntu 13.10 on my Samsung series 9 (NP900X3C). It was working great. However after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, I'm getting random crashes and kernel panics. The system might run ...
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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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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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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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Post Boot Kernel Panics

I've been having an issue as of late. It happens when I try to play Dota 2. I get into a match, and sometimes my computer will crash randomly leaving this error: Keep in mind these crashes are ...
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How can I diagnose a machine that always powers off when I do X?

Setup: I'm running 14.10 Desktop x64 on an E8500. It's running kernel 3.19 from here, but also had similar problems with earlier kernels. The FS is btrfs. I'm using several CIFS mounts. I have WINE ...
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New ubuntu server hanging… trying to locate root cause

Thanks to anyone willing to help me locating a root cause. I presumably think it is due to limited memory causing the server to halt. After a reboot the machine works for a day or 2 and then hangs. ...
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What to do when Ubuntu crashes upon opening new session?

Trying to install Gnome D/E, and when I log out of Unity in Ubuntu 14.10 and try to log back in, all I see is my desktop background, and nothing else comes up, until the computer reboots. I have ...
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ModemManager errors and warnings after official update

I use Ubuntu 14.04.1 (64 bits) inside Oracle VM Virtual Box. Two days ago I used Software Apdater to perform updates. I do not remember what updates were in the list, but the next time when I tried to ...
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Firefox crashes not due to plugins-latest FF on Ubuntu14.04

Firefox ver35.0 crashes after running videos for a while or even after seeing many .Gifs on Ubuntu 14.04 I have reinstalled FF and Ubuntu too. No luck. One window says; Must restart FF. Other window ...
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Loop partition blocks mounting the drive

I have 2 hard disks WD my passport 1TB and WD my book 2TB, I think a virus is causing a mount failure and I can't mount any of my drives on any operating system. On my passport I confirmed an extra ...
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Problem when opening /proc file

My laptop came with Windows 7 but it now dual boots with Xubuntu 14.04. Just out of interest I tried to open the /proc file a week or so ago. I say tried because the file did not open but the keyboard ...
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Trouble installing

i've got trouble installing ubuntu. Everything is fine until the ubuntu logo with the dots underneath. Then, my screen displays some colour but mainly black. After that, i get nouveau E[ 1442] failed ...
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System crash when using rsync to remote server with davfs2

I have been trying for some time to set up a folder on my computer to sync automatically with a online cloud storage system: box.com. There are several online tutorials showing how to set up the sync, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 Crash when playing youtube videos

I've been using Ubuntu since version 12.04 and updated to a newer version whenever possible. Such a fault has not occurred prior to version 14.10. The problem has occurred in the past month. I fought ...
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Every click on a dropdown menu lets it crash

I have a problem with my dropdown menus in Ubuntu 14.10. Every time I click on a dropdown menu it won't open and the program crashes. This happens in the software-center, the system settings, just ...
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Chromium extensions gallery causes black screen

I have the same issue like the one described here [question]:Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium causes black screen , the only difference is it only happens when I try to load the extensions gallery (I have not ...
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Software Center crashes every time, even after reinstallation

So my Ubuntu Software Center has been crashing every time I run it. I've tried many attempts to remove it and reinstall it using sudo apt-get, but I have had no success getting it to work. I've even ...
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Bunch of crash reports keep popping up, mostly for gnome-screensaver and osd-notify

These crash reports constantly pop up. This is what I got when I ran apport-retrace after one gnome-screensaver crash: [Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled] Using host libthread_db library ...
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Gnome crashing on Ubuntu 14.04 - How can I fix or helping fix it?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo ThinkPad. I checked the option to encrypt the disk during the installation (I don't think that this has an impact on Gnome, but you never know). As I ...
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Can't access my user account!

I have faced the same kind of 'crash' the second time and I am worried. This is what happens: I turn on my laptop. I try to login to my user/account. I type my password, hit 'enter'. Screen goes ...
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Ubuntu crash Toshiab Satellite C70D-B-11K

Hat jemand eine Idee mein Laptop Toshiba Satellite C70D-B-11K mit Ubuntu 14.10 crasht ab und zu bleibt für ca. 4 Sekunden hängen und reagiert auf keine Eingabe und danach rebootet es einfach. Danke ...
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Synaptic crashes

Out of the blue Synaptic started crashing on Ubuntu 14.04 machine of mine. If I execute "sudo synaptic" in terminal what I get is: chichovoto6@tototo6:~$ sudo synaptic [sudo] password for ...
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Chrome Not Responding

I don't know what happened yesterday to Chromium. It was working nicely, but in the evening it stopped responding. The laptop did not hang, but chrome was not responding. When I pressed the 'x' button ...
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Chrome unstable in 14.04?

I am running a 64b Ubuntu 14.04 with google-chrome-stable 39.0.2171.95-1. On a workstation and on a laptop. Same version, same packages. On the workstation, google chrome is barely usable, it closes ...
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Vuze search crashes after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

I have been using Ubuntu and Vuze (currently 5.5.0.0) all year without problem however when I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 earlier this year, Vuze started to crash when doing a search. Vuze is fine for ...
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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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Render Problens With Kdenlive

I am using the latest stable version of kdenlive in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. All the codecs are installed properly, as far as I can tell. The video editing works really great and thats why I love Kdenlive. ...