Commonly used to refer to unresponsive computers. If your software is freezing then you likely need to file a bug, as freeze problems are usually off topic here and will likely be closed.

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Ubuntu 14.04 Freeze Constantly! [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 yesterday on my before using Win 8.1 Laptop using USB. I've installed drivers for Nvidia and other default programs like Chromium, Pidgin, New version of LibreOffice, Spotify ...
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Random blackscreen / freeze - Nvidia drivers

I currently use Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit with Nvidia drivers 304 (installed from the "Additional Drivers" Menu). The problem is that sometimes (usually a few minutes after login) my screen randomly either ...
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Acer Aspire E1-571G freezes often

I am running ubuntu 14.04 final beta on my machine Posting output of lshw results: acer description: Notebook product: Aspire E1-571G (Aspire E1-571G_064A_V2.21) vendor: Acer ...
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ubuntu 14.04 freeze after opening movie player [on hold]

I have problem a problem with the Ubuntu's video player, every time when i go to open it,the system start to freezing but the mouse moving, I have reinstalling it but the problem has not solved. i ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen freezed

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and all was working fine but today after a while working on my Laptop Ubuntu freezes after a random amount of time. First I had installed the nvidia proprietary ...
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Why does ubuntu 14.04 LTS freeze constantly? [on hold]

Memory: 2.2 GiB Processor: Intel Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz Graphics: Gallium 0.4 on NV84 OS type: 32-bit Disk: 243.6 I recently wiped my old desktop clean and loaded ubuntu on it and now it freezes ...
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Skype crashes in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have problem with Skype in Ubuntu 14.04 Probably it has something to do with this bug I have installed skype in ubuntu 14.04 and when I use my logitech webcam for a video call, ubuntu freezes and I ...
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New gpu freezes all the time

I just changed my 12 year old pc's os to ubuntu, 'cause microsoft stopped supporting it's native os, windows xp. The new os was so slow that it was unusable because of my jurassic hardware, so i ...
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Grub 2.02 Freezes When Using Razer Black Widow Keyboard to make Selection

I updated from 13.10 to 14.04 yesterday. When my system reboots/starts, I see Grub. The countdown ticks away until I use the keyboard to make a selection from the list. Then, the count down stops ...
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Unbuntu 14.04 freeze lock up [on hold]

as soon as i try to launch G+ FB GMAIL unity apps my system freezes/crashes. Never had this with previous versions. 14.04 64
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Software Center not respondng when installing Steam

Whenever I try to install Steam from the Software Center, the center goes unresponsive and I have to cancel it. I get no error message other than "Not responding". I have tried installing the Steam ...
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12.04 Freezing Issue [duplicate]

My problem is as follows... My computer boots up, I log in, shortly after the computer freezes (at which point I can't move the mouse around, though any audio from an app is being played), I use Ctl ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 lock up

I recently installed Ubuntu server and I like it so far except for a small issue. Sometimes the terminal stops accepting keystrokes, and the only way around it is to power off the system manually ...
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Keyboard and mouse freezes after upgrade to 14.04

I just completed the upgrade and my keyboard & touchpad freezes after some random minutes of usage. The only way is to switch the tty (ctrl+alt+f6) then switching to tty7 back. I since I cannot ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze only after I use Ubuntu software center [on hold]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit in my laptop. But there's a problem with it! Ubuntu freezes but only after I use Ubuntu software center and then nothing works. Not the mouse, keyboard nothing. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 32 bit audio freezes problem

I have an Intel Celeron 2955u powered netbook. In alsamixer audio shows as Intel HDA MID and Intel HDA PCH (for only the second audio mixer is available) for aplay -l card 0: MID [HDA Intel MID], ...
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14.04 freezes on start and stalls on restart/power down [duplicate]

About 2 out of 3 times I power on my computer, Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when loading some stage of the login (lightDM) screen. I have to manually power off my computer. Also, when I go to restart or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS crashes after login

Decided to upgrade to the new LTS today, so I backed up my data and created a live usb with unetbootin and wiped my drive clean. Install was a little clunky but everything seemed to go just fine. ...
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Ubuntu Freezes Completely [closed]

I have a Dell Vostro Laptop which runs on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit (upgraded from 12.04). So, when I play Minecraft, it first heats up and gives out warm air after 2 minutes of playing. After 2 minutes, ...
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Ubuntu randomly freezes, where do I start [duplicate]

I have a Compaq Presario CQ61 that was originally installed with Windows 7 I have wiped the drive and had installed elementary luna, but the system soon began freezing. I wiped the drive again and ...
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systemd (re)starting after colord messages [closed]

I'm investigating a crash on the Ubuntu system of a coworker. The crash occurred while using Libre Office, but it was the whole computer that froze, not just that single program terminated abnormally. ...
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Dota2 fps freeze

So I installed Steam and Dota 2 on my 13.10 Ubuntu. The game starts up and works with acceptable fps, but every 5-10 minutes or so it just freezes for 2-5 seconds. I'm positive this is not network lag ...
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Google Chrome hard disk excessive activity / System freezes [closed]

I've recently installed Gooogle Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04 LST 32-bit. First couple of days Chrome worked like a charm. Extremely fast, much more faster than Firefox. But then step-by-step it start ...
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“Read Error” Press any key on boot [closed]

When I boot into Ubuntu and prompted to the purple screen it says: Error: Cant read file, press any key to continue... When I do so the screen freezes and causes the light on my caps lock key to ...
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System freezes after starting X [closed]

I just rebooted, and discovered that my entire system freezes when I try starting X. I don't believe I've recently updated anything, although it is possible that this is the first time I've rebooted ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezes after large disk activity [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on Dell Inpiron 17R. Everything is working good, except for Ubuntu freezes after large disk activity such as copying large files or installing large software. I have tried ...
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GNOME Tweak Tool

I have just installed GNOME Tweak Tool by typing this command in the terminal: sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool After installing I have applied few tweaks but after rebooting my Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Occasional Freeze at Boot [closed]

My recently installed Ubuntu (and ALL the other distros I used before) sometimes (not-always) hangs on boot. It's a hard-to-debug problem because it just happens 'sometimes' (I never know when the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 randomly freezes [closed]

Hello. I use Ubuntu 12.04 with wubi. The problem is that ubuntu randomly freezes when i move the mouse cursor. The system doesent have to restart i just have to press (ctrl+alt+f1) and then ...
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Screen repeatedly freezes with increasing frequency

I installed 12.04 LTS last week and my screen repeatedly freezes. It seems like it is increasing in frequency, although this may just be my biased. It seems like the system still works fine as ...
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System unresponsive, hard drive light on [closed]

My system has become unresponsive. The hard drive is on constantly. The mouse does not move. If I Ctrl+Alt+F1, I get a terminal in about five minutes, and can type my name, but the password prompt ...
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Ubuntu one seems stuck on Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntuone had been working on my Ubuntu 12.04 install but for the last weeks it was giving an "Auth fail" message. Before anything I just completely uninstalled it, then re installed it. Well now it ...
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Ubuntu not working, keeps freezing, unresponsive [duplicate]

I just replaced my Windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04.1 and it hasn't been doing any of the things the guides said it would. Please do not mind that I am completely new to Ubuntu. First of all, during ...
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Xubuntu freezes on loading screen during install on Gigabyte P34G Win 8 laptop [closed]

I have a few Linux issues: I've been trying to get Xubuntu x-64 13.10 to install on my machine, but it doesn't work. If I set it to legacy boot, the Xubuntu screen loading indicator just spins and ...
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Cannot write bytes broken pipe

I can't seem to boot Ubuntu 12.04 on my t-61 Thinkpad. I get the splash screen, then a black screen that reads: Cannot write bytes: broken pipe. Let me first say that originally I had removed ...
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Running extremely slow and freezing when opening any program [closed]

my laptop (compaq presario cq57)all the sudden two days ago when turned on it slowed down upon start-up and i cant do anything if i try to open any document or use the internet it will freeze and will ...
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Performance goes to Zero when RAM cache is full

This isn't a straightforward question as I've read that cached RAM will be released when needed. I have the hunch that this is not happening on my system (or something else is skrewed). I have a AMD ...
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Installation of dual-boot 13.10 on MBP freezes

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Macbook Pro (15", Mid-2009, i.e. with dual graphics chips) via bootcamp. I can boot off the disk, select a language, and select "Install Ubuntu". Then a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stuck at “reboot: Restarting System”

I know this has been asked multiple times before, but most of these threads don't have an answer. I tried user62664's solution here and ran sudo update-grub successfully, but nothing changed. This ...
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Ubuntu starting in low resolution and keyboard and mouse not working

I just installed Ubuntu on my 2010 Mac mini, (2.1GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB RAM) and at first it worked fine. Then, after turning off the computer, when I powered it on again it logged in and displayed ...
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Stuck at Loading initial ramdisk - Not stuck when I plug in usb drive

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Asus UX32VD which had Windows 8.1 installed. It's now a dualboot and everything seemed to work fine, I was able to boot use Ubuntu, restart, use Windows, all great. ...
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Ubuntu is freezing a few seconds after login [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 and activated the drivers for Nvidia. But right the restart, it froze just a few seconds after login. It doesn't allow me to uninstall or check anything.
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ubuntu13.10 freeze and restart randomly [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 13.10 freezes randomly for 10 secs, then shuts down and restarts in any application running (firefox, when using dash etc.)
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Fresh install of Xubuntu, Freezes after login

80% of the time, when I load my machine up, it freezes after login. Now, we're talking about a fresh install here with barely any additional software. If I keep restarting my machine, via the ...
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Desktop Suddenly Freezes [duplicate]

I noticed my desktop was frozen yesterday, unresponsive to any keystroke or mouse input.. I don't commonly use it - have not used it in over 30 days. Was forced to use the reset button. When it came ...
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when machine encounter this message “switching to clocksource tlc” machine freeze [duplicate]

i started all the services in PXEBOOT Server ( dhcp, tftp and nfs services ). When i start the client machine, in the black screen some messages are running while it encounter this message ...
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ubuntu 12.04 freezes up after installation, after the loading screen

I have a problem with my Toshiba qosmio x500-110. I can't install the ubuntu OS when I run it from boot cd. After the loading screen the OS freezes, rendering the entire OS unresponsive and I have to ...
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Ubuntu Freezes While Installing [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04, but every time I get to the restart computer screen my computer freezes. Then when I try to restart my computer manually I get a black screen with a flashing -
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Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.10 freeze and white screen with nvidia gtx 660

I've been trying to get Ubuntu to work (dual booted with Win7) on my new computer for a week now and have not found a working solution. System specs: Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.50 GHz 250 GB SSD Samsung ...
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How to gather more information on a freeze problem?

I want to know how to proceed to gather the info required to report a bug when my system is frozen. Sometimes when I reboot my notebook, when the GUI is still loading, the system freezes (there is ...