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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Graphical freezes and live CD boot failures

I experience regular short graphics freezes (mouse stops moving, words typed in are finished later) and at times the system freezes completely. This issue is so nasty that it makes the system ...
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Laptop gets freezed [duplicate]

I have hp envy 15t running ubuntu 14.04. It's been some days that it gets stuck after using for some hours. Can't go TTY pressing ctrl alt f1. I cannot do anything to revive but have to power off ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS freezes after login

I am having trouble getting Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS to work on my laptop, which is a Medion MD 96320 / WAM 2070. I think the specifications are: Turion 64 X2 @ 1.8 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, GeForce Go 6150 ...
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Thinkpad yoga S1 freezes after suspend

I have a thinkpad yoga s1 with i7 cpu, hd4400 graphic card and Ubuntu 14.04.01 installed. It freezes frequently when wakes up from suspend. By the way, ubuntu doesn't recognize hd4400's driver so I ...
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Ubuntu (14.04) freezes on laptop when disconnected from power

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 installed along windows 7 (dual boot). My laptop is a HP Compaq 6710b which has an Intel CPU and an Intel graphics card. When I boot my laptop on the power adapter, no problems ...
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14.04 Desktop Unresponsive When Applications Minimized

Ive read quite a few very similar issues on here as what follows, though none match the exact symptoms Im experiencing. After a recent update, Ive noticed that when I minimize all my application ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 LTS - FREEZES - How to Analyse? [duplicate]

Yesterday, I update the software in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After that, the desktop freezes after 10 minutes. I am not using any Proprietary Graphics drivers. For me to analyze this issue, I would like to ...
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Ubuntu (14.04) freezes on laptop when power not inserted

I use Linux Mint 17 Qiana (on Ubuntu 14.04.1). My laptop is a Dell Inspiron M5110 which has an AMD CPU and an AMD graphics card. When I boot my laptop on battery, no problems occur. When I boot my ...
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Dual monitor not working after regular update on Ubuntu 14.04

I ran the software updater on my laptop yesterday. Today when I plugged in my second screen through the HDMI port, the screen on my laptop screen froze and I had to hard reboot it and remove the ...
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Why does my 14.04.1 hang up after login - on vm fusion and virtualbox vms?

I run 14.04.1 (upgrade from 13.10) on a MBP (2011) running VM Fusion 7.1.0. I used the vm on Monday (12/15/2014). Just before shutting down, I OK'd a software update. When I tried to use the vm ...
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After install, Ubuntu loads but is frozen

I've installed Ubuntu 14.10 (both the 32 and 64 bit versions) several times over on two different hard drives in my tower. After the install, it will not do anything. It looks like it's frozen; the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Incorrect Aspect Ratio for Monitor

I recently bought an SSD and added it to my system to install Ubuntu on. Below are the specs of my system. Intel i7 3770k @ 4.5 GHz 16GB RAM EVGA NVIDIA GeForce 660Ti The issue I am having is that ...
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Randomly freeze and screen glitch

I got this very strange problem with my 14.04 system. For months I try to figure it out but no avail. After running a while in normal boot, the screen will glitches and freeze. It just happened, ...
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Freezing in boot after updating + ubuntu 14.04

I update my ubuntu last night and after reboot , my ubuntu is freezing in boot screen . Any solution ?
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Recovering 12.04 running in virtualbox

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 as a guest in virtual box on a Windows 8.1 host. The system keeps freezing when it does not have the mouse or keyboard captured (not happened when it does have it captured ...
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Session frozen after an update and restart?

I have done the updates proposed by Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the software updater then proposed to restart. So I did and after I typed the password for my user it never shows my desktop. It looks like ...
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laptop/table hp pavilion x2 keeps crashing

Using 4.04.1 LTS on the hp pavilion x2 has a problem. The computer freezes randomly and not even the ctrl+alt fx to access a terminal works. Only power down unfreezes. I made the last updates and it ...
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after 14.10 upgrade x session locks after resume or vt switch

Since upgrading from Ubuntu desktop to 14.04 to 14.10, I am having an issue with with my X session becoming unresponsive when resuming from suspend or switching virtual terminals. It occurs with ...
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Ubuntu and NVIDIA drivers issues

I can't use NVIDIA drivers installed via PPA or from NVIDIA sites. Everytime I try to boot after installation, I end with black screen with static cursor on top left corner. But when I choose drivers ...
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My desktop it's freezing

My desktop is freezing sometimes and I must go to the command line interface (for example ctrl+alt+F4, not the terminal) and then come back to the graphical user interface to unfreeze it. I suspect a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is slow in general and freezes after waking up from sleep mode

I have a very new Toshiba Satellite P50 in which I switched windows 8 for Ubuntu. Not a duel boot just a swap. Since then (2 weeks now), Ubuntu seems to pick its good days and bad days. The OS works ...
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ubuntu 14.10 sudden freeze + shutdown

Im on ubuntu 14.10 / Thinkpad t410i from 2010 Linux optimator 3.16.0-25-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Tue Nov 4 12:06:54 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux in the recent days i had some random ...
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How can I diagnose the hangs my computer experiences?

Occasionally, when I open new tabs in either Firefox or Google Chromium (either by Ctrl+T for a new empty tab, or Ctrl+click / Middle Click to open a link in a new tab), my Dell Sputnik running 12.04 ...
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Upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04 on Lenovo x201 dual-boot, freezes after login

I upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 on my lenovo x201 laptop that is dual booted with windows and ubuntu using grub. After I type in my password, the screen hangs and all i see is the background ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 without installing all softwares in the package [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to do this through desktop iso downloaded through Ubuntu Site. I am installing it on a USB through Virtual Box. The issue is that half way through ...
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Youtube freeze - Chromium/38.0.2125.111 - Ubuntu 14.04.1

This is very similar (but not exactly the same) as 529753 because not only does the Youtube fullscreen freeze Chromium, it also completely freezes after few minutes not in fullscreen mode. Symptoms: ...
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Strange screen freezing/hangs

I have a laptop with hybrid intel/nvidia graphics (core i5 and gt650m). At random moments the screen, and just the visual part, will freeze/hang. Using Ctrl+Alt+F1 & Ctrl+Alt+F7 to switch the ...
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Nautilus stops after each action for a few seconds

I have just converted from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 14.04 in search for a better future. I'm very satisfied with the system, but when I start Nautilus it's sluggish to the point of unusability, even the ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 freezes on iMac G5 Power PC

I have an iMac G5 Power PC 1.6 with 1 GB RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 GPU. I tried the live DVD with Lubuntu 14.04 and everything was OK, so I decided to install this distribution on my iMac. ...
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ubuntu 14.0.4 64bit keeps freezing - NOT A DUPLICATE [duplicate]

I've just installed 14.0.4 on a new system and I've noticed that my computer will freeze at least 5 times in a work day, where I can move the mouse around, but i can't actually click on anything and ...
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Ubuntu freezes when streaming audio

For the last fews months or so, ubuntu will suddenly freeze at seemingly random intervals when streaming audio (such as listening to spotify, watching a youtube video). To date, it has not frozen when ...
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Frequently freezes with solid screen in ubuntu 14.10

Yesterday I installed fresh-new ubuntu 14.10, and from that time the system constantly stucks with solid-colored screen (usually gray) 5-10 minutes after start. Just gray screen and nothing else, no ...
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Mysterious crashes/freezes in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 for last two years. Machine is slightly older 3 years or so. No hardware changes to machine - even using same mouse and keyboard. I keep service packs up to date. No ...
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Freeze to a black screen and then restart

I just installed Ubuntu, haven't changed anything. I'm just at the desktop opening stuff like firefox or anything and then the screen freezes but the mouse still can be moved. Then after about 10 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't boot, Sony Vaio VGN-NW11S

I've set up Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sony Vaio (VGN-NW11S), dual boot with Windows 7. The computer is approx. 4 years old. It worked fine for 1 week or so, but since a few days it doesn't boot any more. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.4 Freeze

I installed Ubuntu 14.4, and every time I open the Mozilla Fire Fox or any other program, the computer freezes. Already updated it by the terminal, I tried sudo apt-get upgrade, nothing worked. If ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS freezes after splash | Immediately after installing

I have reinstalled 2x. Everything is seems swimming till shortly after the Keyboard shortcut splash. The generic wireless mouse seems to gets intermittent and lag increases, then complete stop. ...
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Display freezes temporarily with nvidia drivers on 14.04

I'm having a problem with my ubuntu 14.04 LTS laptop, with nvidia drivers. Every so often the display freezes. There doesn’t seem to be any pattern to it and the computer keeps running fine. I can ...
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Google Chrome slowdown after some time

I'm running Google Chrome on Xubuntu 14.04. After some time, maybe couple of hours or half an hour (I don't on what it depends) it's starting to freeze. It's almost impossible to use it, cause every ...
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Ubuntu freezes at splash screen (plymouth) after gpu install

I have just installed my new Nvidia GTX 760 and even with the proper (proprietary) drivers installed Ubuntu freezes at the splash screen. If I take out the GPU it's fine. And when I put it in but ...
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Ubuntu frustrating crash

I am experiencing a freeze once in a while. When my computer freezes, only the mouse can move but it cannot click anything. In addition, I cannot switch to terminal using alt + f1 or ctrl + alt + ...
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Screen colors at the beginning

My PC has a mother P5N-MX with Nvidia geforce 7050 integrated Intel Quad 4-core processor and 4GB memory Last night I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.5 and I perfect and runs smoothly, when you upgrade ...
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Going to google.com/chrome/ freezes ubuntu 14.04

mouse stops working and then strange Black and white vertical lines appear. ALT + F2 doesnt work, Alt+ Ctr+ F1 does work, Happens with Firefox, Chromium and The ubuntu Browser, Infact no matter how ...
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Dell 5737 freezes on ubuntu14 everytime during resume from suspend

My dell 5737 laptop was running all fine on 12.04. As soon as I upgraded to 14.04 I am consistenly running into system freeze everytime system attempts to resume from suspend. This happens when I ...
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ubuntu is freezing

after installing any version of Ubuntu is freezing when first startup and when try live CD with nomodeset Ubuntu isn't freezing but after installing back to the problem ( freezing screen ) Model : ...
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Ubuntu Gnome freezes

I am running the Ubuntu 14.10 with Gnome desktop. My machine is Lenovo t440s. Specs: Processor: 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4600U (4MB Cache, up to 3.30GHz) 12 GB RAM GPU: Intel® HD Graphics 4400 The ...
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Ubuntu won't start when hdmi is plugged in

I have an issue with my 46" samsung touch screen. My computer is configured to start up and launch an app in full screen, everything is working well on my old screen but with the new one, ubuntu won't ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 on Macbook 6-1 hangs after resuming from suspend

I recently installed Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn, I am a new user to Linux. Everything went smooth the only problem being that when I close my lapot or after some time it automatically suspends, when waking ...
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Recovery Menu Problems

Running operations from Recovery Menu in Ubuntu 14.04 is not working. When I press enter on clean ("Try to make free space"), it runs to 62% sometimes then freezes, 31% other times, then freezes, 98% ...
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Freezing while gaming

Basically, while gaming my video locks up but only video. Audio plays fine. People have suggested changing my video driver but that hasn't done anything. Video card is an Nvidia GeForce GT 525M.