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Why are Chromium profile corrpution issues never fixed? [on hold]

If you are like me and have used SYNC on Chrome or Chomium to keep track of you hundreds of bookmarks, and yeas of work. How annoyed are you that your data is not accessible? I have spent at least ...
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reboot and shutdown command freeze on my Ubuntu vivid 15.04

Every time I have to reboot or shutdown the display keeps on showing the image of Ubuntu with the dots that keeps on going. Even with command from the terminal. I have to press the button to power off ...
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14.04 Freezes during startup

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z710 running Ubuntu 14.04. It has an nvidia geforce gt 750M. I started having trouble when I tried to install CUDA and played around with the nvidia drivers. Now, whenever I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS randomly freezes

Hi reinstalled ubuntu in the last week a couple of times and I am always getting ubuntu to freeze. I am working on an Asus N82JV: intel core i5 (dual core) Nvidia GeForce 335M with nvidia optimus 8 ...
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Lubuntu freezes

The last 5-6 days I have a problem with my lubuntu (14.04.03 LTS). It freezes without any reason. I mean, CPU runs on 38 °C and my motherboard runs on 34-35 °C. And my voltage values are: CPU Vcore: ...
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hanging at login screen and during working

I have ubuntu 15.4 and I have problem at login After typing my password the laptop hangs about 5 minutes at login screen then shows the desktop . And during working it hangs 5 to 10 minutes and ...
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Dell Precision 7910 Ubuntu 14.04 freezes

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (fresh install) on a Dell Precision 7910. When I attempt to do any heavy analysis (ie. processing 4-10 large files at one time), the machine completely ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 install DVD hangs after boot on black and white squared screen

My younger brother got a desktop with Fedora and Linux Mint on it, but I wanted to install Ubuntu, because it's more user friendly, I heard. It keeps freezing/hanging after the boot screen on a white ...
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Ubuntu freezing but cursor moving

I just got a dell inspiron 17R with 8gig ram and 1 terabyte hardisk. I install windows 8 alongside Ubuntu 15.04 and it started freezing frequently, mostly freeze just after logging in or at the log in ...
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Linux installation freezes when message about partitions appears

My PC has 64x architecture, Intel proccessor, and NVIDIA graphic (if it matters). Yesterday I had Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 on this machine, but I decided to reinstall linux. So I deleted all ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : how could i can identify the origin of a freeze

My Asus computer with an NVIDIA Geforce 425M graphic card freezes randomly. The only solution is to hard reset the computer. How can I identify if the problem come from the graphic card or from the ...
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Ubuntu, Windows both lag while running apps, playing videos, opening files stored on HDD

Ubuntu, Windows both lag while running apps, playing videos, opening files stored on HDD Whenever I used anything that was on my hard disk, Windows would freeze momentarily. It would lag on exploring ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 freezes on reboot

I just installed 14.04.3 and every time I reboot (from terminal and SSH) it freezes. When I do it from the terminal It freezes at the last dot under the ubuntu logo. When I run shutdown -r nowfrom ...
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Freezing randomly screen

I've use Ubuntu 14.04 with Kernel 3.19 but some time, my PC block and I need to restart it to make it work and I don't know why... When I've join on Ubuntu, before the login screen he show me that ...
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ubuntu-15.04-server-ppc64el — Server freeze with _rcu_sched detected stalls on CPUs_tasks

My server sometimes cannot boot to OS [ubuntu-15.04-server-ppc64el]. The error message is as below. It can boot to OS after retry to reboot several times.Is anyone have a solution for it. I try to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 randomly freezes on different machines, mouse cursor keeps working

I have been experiencing identical random freezes on two different machines at two different locations: Computer 1: This was running ubuntu 12.04 LTS with KDE and the freezes were very occasionally ...
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Why does ubuntu freeze sometimes when I shut my laptop screen

I own a Lenovo Y50 running Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit and sometimes when Ii shut the screen the login screen is displayed after I open it back up again, but it is unresponsive and I can't do anything from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 strange total freezes

I'm getting very strange freezes on Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Y40-70. I do not believe it is the old problem with the Nvidia card because I have an AMD graphics card. The first time it happened was ...
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Ubuntu Freezes when Switching to Full-screen VirtualBox VM

I'm on Ubuntu-14.04 64-bit (with all the latest updates) and have a Windows-7 VM on Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.30 which I used regularly (almost everyday) in full-screen mode without any problems. But as ...
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Ubuntu installer freezes on Mac

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on an 11,5 Macbook Pro. I created a live USB (with dd) and booted to it without a problem. (Well, the Wi-Fi doesn't work, but that seems unrelated.) When I try to ...
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How to recover from freeze while nothing works? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. Sometimes Ubuntu freezes and i can't do anything anymore. What can i do to recover from this situation? In windows it was simple i just had to use task manager via ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezing soon after boot

Installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Surface Pro 2 this morning. Ubuntu freezes less than one minute after boot. No mouse or keyboard registers and I can't drop into terminal with Ctrl+Alt+F1 or Ctrl+Alt+F7. ...
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Freezing or striped pattern on the screen after loading the desktop

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. My computer has a GeForce 6100 nForce 405 graphics card. My screen freezes or displays a pattern stripes after loading the desktop. I tried to change the video driver, but ...
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Opening Chrome causes Ubuntu to freeze

Ubuntu v14.04 Simply opening the Chrome browser causes Ubuntu to freeze completely. No key strokes are effective and the mouse pointer is frozen in place or disappears. After a hard reboot, I opened ...
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Newly installed unbuntu 14.04 in dual-boot Freezes

I have a Windows 7 and I wanted so badly to have a linux in dual-boot since long time. So I did it, and made everything right. First, I tried it on usb stick. Then, I installed it in a 250GB ...
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Reboot/Shutdown freeze on ubuntu logo

I have Intel Nuc DN2820FYKH (Celeron N2830, Intel HD, BT, Wi-Fi) with Ubuntu 15.04 fresh install (ran upgrade system after install). All Peripherals removed except USB keyboard. Bios set to non-UEFI ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when I click Logout or Shudown

In both cases it looks the same: the taskbar/unity is gone and the apps stay on the screen as they were but frozen. What can be causing it?
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Ubuntu 15.04 + Thinkpad T510 + Xmgrace -> mysterious system freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Thinkpad T510 and planning on running simulation related work. The system works really nice until I try to use xmgrace to plot few *.xvg data files (see ...
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How to prevent system from gettin Freezed on launching any software?

I'm using a computer system with the following system specification: System: HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-DX878AV Memory: 1GB Processor: Intel Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz x 2 Graphics: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen Freezes Randomly with NVidia

I recently install Nvidia 352.21 driver. All works fine except one thing and I don't know why. Sometime my Ubuntu Screen Freezes and to fix it I need to switch from graphics mode(CTRL+ALT+F7) in ...
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Ubuntu froze, then after poweroff it will not start⠀⠀⠀⠀

Yesterday I was playing a game on my laptop, and by mistake I opened a webpage and my laptop froze. I shut it down from the button, and when I try to turn on the laptop it stops at this purple screen ...
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Temporary mouse freeze

I have an issue where my mouse freezes for a couple of seconds and then returns to normal, the same thing happens with my keyboard, though it is less obvious. The UI keeps updating during this time. ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 desktop freezes after short time

BACKGROUND: I am a new Kubuntu user and I have installed Kubuntu 15.04 on my system for the first time. The installation completed without error and I can boot into a working system. Here are my ...
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Swap and Ram both maxed out and nearly froze my computer; what log files should I open, and who should I share them with?

Woah, linux just got gridlocked. Everything started screeching to a halt, not even mouse movement. Just opening tabs on chrome. Jumped to a terminal with ctrl+alt+f5 or something, took me minutes to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS freezes and crash creating user account

System settings —> users accounts —> freeze window. 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G92 [GeForce GTS 250] (rev a2) Kernel driver in use: nouveau 06:00.0 IDE interface: ...
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“GHES: HEST is not enabled!” Error on install

When trying to install 14.04.2 LTS, I am having to set nomodeset and no splash for the install to progress past a flashing cursor on black screen where it otherwise becomes stuck. After running for ...
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Xubuntu freezing on a computer running Radeon 9100 IGP

So this is whats happening, I decided to revive an old ASUS Pundit (believe thats what they where called) with Xubuntu. It has a 3.00 GHz Pentium 4 with 1Gb RAM and with a Radeon 9100 IGP. My issue ...
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14.04 often at 100% CPU and freezes daily

Can anyone suggest a way forward? Do I need to try a lighter OS like Lubuntu or Puppy? Go back to 12.10? Might there be a hardware problem I can check? Or...? I've been runnung Ubuntu for a 1 yr ...
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System freezes when starting intellij - 100% cpu but no process using it

The Situation I have a brand new computer and I am using ubuntu-gnome. Everyhting works fine, except when I start intellij. It starts fine up to the moment when it reads the project files. Than it ...
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Chromium freezes when suspend

I experiment the next issue every time I suspend Ubuntu 14.04 : when the computer begin to work as usual again, Chromium freezes, I mean, if Chromium is closed, and I start it, it only shows the top ...
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Ubuntu 15 hangs on shutdown / reboot

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 14 to 15.04. Since then I have trouble shutting down the system normally - it just hangs at the splash screen and never turns off. This wasn't happening before ...
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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu [duplicate]

My computer is randomly freezing up. I think it may be related to a kernal issue do to reading other threads where people had the same issue. my version of linux is quite old, but i can not upgrade to ...
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Mouse freezes when connected through usb switch and simulatinously pressing keyboard key

I have an Aten US224 USB Switch which works fine under Windows. However in Ubuntu the mouse freezes as soon as I press a keyboard button (e.g. Alt + Tab) and simultaneously moving the mouse cursor. It ...
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Keybord / Mouse lagging

I'm mew to Ubuntu, but I cant answer to this anywhere. I have a Corsair Gaming Keyboard and a Logiteck 602 Mouse. Both laggs like he... When I type the cursor is freesing and after a few seconds, it ...
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T440s randomly freezing on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04

My T440s thinkpad randomly freezes when running both the LTS and current Ubuntu release. I haven't be able to identify a pattern to the freezes. This happened on Mint 17.1, so I tried fresh installs ...
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“acpi=off” works, but “acpi=ht” does not, what does that mean?

I had problems installing and running any Ubuntu distro (I tried every major version from 12 to 15...). If the setup would not freeze, the system itself would freeze later on. Finally I set "acpi=off" ...
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Ubuntu live usb and installation freezes

the problem is, that the ubuntu 15.04 64bit as well as the 14.04 64bit live usb I created freezes at random points during the installation as well as when I use it as a live cd. I verified the usb ...
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12.04 Mouse pointer freezing in google chrome

If I use Google Chrome to view videos on Youtube the pointer freezes but I can still use mouse although the pointer is invisible, it will stay that way even after closing Chrome until I restart the ...
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Ubuntu freezes without doing anything

I just started Ubuntu and after a minute it froze. Nothing works, mouse, terminal, GUI, nothing. How am I supposed to solve this problem which I have never faced before? This is the error message ...
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Why does 15.04 freeze?

The issues are listed in this link, but I'll relist/summarize here: Ubuntu 15.04 is locking up on me, primarily when watching internet videos or listening to Slacker Radio. I have Ubuntu installed on ...