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Google Chrome crashes/freezes everything in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS x64

I haven't been able to figure what exactly triggers this but, at certain points when I have Chrome running, my mouse cursor will suddenly start to stutter, then slow, then it won't be able to move at ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when watching youtube videos

My copy of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS just won't stop crashing when viewing YouTube videos but the worst part is that the problem is inconsistent because I can sometimes go days without any problems and other ...
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Java crashes with fatal error

I'm trying to get SweetHome3D to work on Lubuntu 16.04, but it crashes immediately after starting. I get the following error message: > sweethome3d Java 3D: implicit antialiasing enabled # # A ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Frequent crashes to silent blank screen

Relevant specs: Lubuntu 16.04 R9 390 with default open source AMD Radeon drivers Installed packages: GUFW, ClamAV, ClamTk, GIMP, Chromium, Pepper Flash, The packages that the Steam installer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS frequent system crash!

I use a Thinkpad L440 with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. My laptop keeps freezing everynow and then. Nothing seems to work(Mouse or keyboard). What do i do?
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Crash while upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I was upgrading my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 LTS using the command sudo update-manager -d The process had finished downloading the packages and was in the process of installation. Some thing like 60% ...
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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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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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Cannot launch applications after switching desktop environment to Gnome

I recently switched from Unity to Gnome 3 by installing the Gnome Shell. But now when I try to launch certain applications (Eg. PyCharm) they crash with a message Gtk-Message: Failed to load ...
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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 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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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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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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Kernel panic - not syncing: fatal exception in interrupt

There are a lot of posts on this, but I haven't found an answer yet. This happens to me very occasionally, I'd say every two months or so, on a machine that boots automatically ~ 2x/day (it's a ...
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System freezing… No way of capturing the reason why?

I have a PC that has a number of peripherals connected to it that is intermittently experiencing a freeze of the OS. There are 6+ USB devices and four monitors connected to the PC. Details of system:...
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Ubuntu Software will not open

I recently just installed 16.04 and while I haven't done much w/ it at all, other than updates so far, I've attempted to open the Ubuntu Software and it won't even load up. I've searched through other ...
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Crash/hang when external monitor is connected during login

When I log into my Dell M3800 with the external display connected (via DP), Ubuntu freezes: Shows only the background image, mouse pointer still works, but no keys etc. If I log in with the 2nd ...
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Autodesk Maya 2016 Crashes on startup in Ubuntu 16.04

My PC Details RAM = 8 GB Processor = Intel® Core™ i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz × 8 Graphics = GeForce GTX 650/PCIe/SSE2 Graphics Driver = 367.18 OS = [x64 bit] Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ...
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Audacity 2.05 Crashes Ubuntu 14.04

Hi Audacity is crashing after a few seconds; the cursor slows down noticeably and it then makes a buzzing noise, I hit stop, screen greys out and I have to force quit. The Audacity log reads; 19:53:...
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Ubuntu Software (Software Center) Crash - Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu Software instantly crashes as I try to open it. Tried to access from terminal and gives the following error: (ubuntu-software:5523): Gs-WARNING **: failed to open plugin /usr/lib/gs-plugins-9/...
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Troubleshoot instant freeze after login on Ubuntu 16.04?

On a clean Ubuntu 16.04 desktop install, I'm encountering total system freeze (tty+ssh down) as soon as I login (during the fade animation). The system is a recent Intel NuC (Nuc6i5) with a Skylake ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 spontaneously shutting down, showing power off menu for a second

Recently I have had problems with Ubuntu (14.04) spontaneously shutting down for no obvious reason. I use GNOME, and just before it happens it shows me the GNOME power off menu: It doesn't however ...
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And when I just starting to think my problems are over

During beta process several times I installed Ubuntu with clean installation to see if it'll work as it should and with my surprise it did. After installing WiFi and Nvidia drivers (from additional ...
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X.org does not start after 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade

I upgraded Kubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 today using the official upgrade process. The upgrade was smooth: no errors at any point during the process. However, after rebooting, X.org fails to start up. ...
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I am trying to install Ubuntu in virualbox and it keeps crashing. Please help

This is screenshot of my settings in virtual box: and this is a screenshot of the crash: This happens happens right after I select install Ubuntu
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Laptop freezes, keyboard LEDs flashing

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). Recently my laptop freezes unexpectedly and keyboard lights start to blink. It's not possible to switch to tty (i.e. Ctrl+Alt+F doesn't work), so it's completely ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes and restarts when opening LibreOFFICE

Upon opening LIbre office ,, my system shuts down and restarts into the login page . i cant open libre office because of this . I had recently updated all the softwares in Ubuntu . The version ...
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teamviewer crash at startup

Every time I powerup my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop I get a "system program program detected" message. The reporting window shows that the info comes from the apport-gtk-root system, that as far as I know is ...
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.desktop arduino file killed system

any idea on what happened? i went here https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software downloaded the 64 bit for my os (running ubuntu gnome 14.04 LTS). and then I chmod +x the ./install.sh (not sure if ...
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Apache2 crashing sometimes - gets working just after an apache2 restart - why is this happening?

I have an Ubuntu Server (Amazon AWS). I never encountered any problems with it untill it started crashing. (website doesn't load). I thought it's because of too much traffic entering the server, ...
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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 http://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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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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Nautilus Crashes when Dragging and Dropping Files - Wiley

I'm using the 64-bit version of Wiley. When dragging and dropping files using Nautilus (or other file mgmt apps) the application crashes. I've read a couple of other threads on the same topic but ...
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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 Alt+...
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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 ...