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usage of disk freezes ubuntu for few seconds

I installed ubuntu 14.04 about 2 months ago and about 1 month ago this issue began to occur: Whenever HDD is used (saving a file, file download, opening a file..even small ones) there is about 60% ...
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Computer Freezing during Chrome Remote Desktop for 14.04 Installation

I am having an issue when installing Chrome Remote desktop on Ubuntu 14.04. I have downloaded the extension from the web store in google. Once i've install it on machine (server) the minute it runs ...
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Ubuntu Freezes every time after startup [on hold]

Im typing this on my phone because its impossible to do anything on my pc right now. The problem I'm having appeared yesterday for the first time: Total freeze at desktop (after everything is ...
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Faster ubuntu boot from usb

I made a usb 3.0 booting with ubuntu OS. Ext4 journaling. However, even I have had made it USB 3.0 32GB, it is running but freezes frequently. (so in the middle of browsing with firefox the screen ...
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Why does my laptop freeze and restart unexpectedly on its own at random times?

I have Ubuntu 14.04, I recently had windows 8.1 which came installed with my dell inspiron 15 amd laptop. I decided I wanted ubuntu so i ran it off of a flash drive and replaced windows with it, now ...
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I need nvidia-modprobe, but it causes Ubuntu to freeze on boot [on hold]

I bought a laptop with GTX860M and trying to make OpenCL working in it. However, something goes wrong. I tried to use xorg-edgers on 14.04/14.10/ Ubuntu 15.04 to install nvidia-346 driver. However ...
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PC is restarting when loading Ubuntu [closed]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a machine wich is really old , around the year 2002 and every time when it has to load it from usb or cd it restart or block the system. I tried ubuntu 14, 12, 10, 8, ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 at dell vostro 3460 psmouse lost synchronization

after upgrading from Xubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I have problem with freezing cursor. Does not mater if I use mouse or touch pad. dmesg: [ 686.246553] psmouse serio1: GlidePoint at isa0060/serio1/input0 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS freezes while booting with purple screen

Been using Ubuntu unity for about 6 months and decided to give Ubuntu Gnome a try. Unfortunatly didn't like it so decided to return back to unity. Since then I have had loads of touble. My main issue ...
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Random total freeze Ubuntu 14.04

I have a very annoying problem for few months now. Ubuntu just freezes randomly. It begins with a previous version of Ubuntu (al least 14.02) but maybe it begins before. I believed this would have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Freezing upon wake up from suspend

This is a recurring problem that I've had with Ubuntu literally since I first started using linux about a year ago. It seems that whenever I have my laptop suspend for about more than 30 minutes, the ...
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Why does my Ubuntu freeze reguarly?

There is a question on this site addressing what to do when Ubuntu freezes, but I'm more concerned with making sure it doesn't happen as often as it does. I'm on a T440p Thinkpad, and my computer ...
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Fresh install freezes with Ubuntu 14.04

First time with Ubuntu. Had some issues downloading anything on this old XP machine but was able to download 12.10. It worked perfectly. Too bad it's out of date. I installed 14.04 and it works ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes upon re-activating after lock screen

Since today my systems seems to freeze whenever I lock it by pressing Ctrl+ALT+L and then try to unlock it. I am using a dual monitor setup I have read AskUbuntu Post to get it working, and upon ...
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Dual monitor on 14.04.02 with AMD card freezes, blacks out the second screen, etc

Up to few days back my 2 monitor setup with 14.04.2 has been running just fine (one monitor 1920x1080 connected via HDMI(card)->DVI(monitor) cable and second 1680x1050 connected via DVI->DVI cable. ...
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Ubuntu studio freeze when starting the system [duplicate]

i would to ask that question: why freeze my ubuntu studio when system starting ? anyway ubuntu studio is great i love it only then freeze, and I dont know why ? EDIT from comments (paraphrased): I ...
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How do I know if my system is frozen?

I know Linux rarely freezes, but how can I know if it has? It was not frozen, just not responsive, and started responding again after a while, it was chrome using too much memory. The question ...
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Crash when creating new VM with VirtualBox but no obvious change in CPU, Memory or I/O usage in System Monitor

When creating a new fixed size VM in VirtualBox even though my memory usage, my CPU usage and my I/O usage in "System Monitor" stay at their normal levels, my entire machine crashes until the VM has ...
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Screen freezes but all else continues

The last few days (about a week now), I have been having some weird issues with 14.10. Whilst working away, watching a video or anything trivial for that matter, my screen randomly freezes. What's ...
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ubuntu 14.10 freeze with chrome and firefox [duplicate]

Hello m y computer freeze,like 3 times at day, using chrome or firefox, what can i do, BTW, my ubuntu have the problem of The disk drive for /osshare is not ready yet or not present Continue to wait; ...
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sudo dpkg --configure -a freeze my system

When I'm trying to update or remove (didn't try anything else) I get a message telling me that i need to do this manually: sudo dpkg --configure -a When I do this Ubuntu 14.10 freeze and I can only ...
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(Kubuntu) Random Freezing [duplicate]

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 KDE Plasma 5 and I get these random freeze ups and I have to restart my PC to fix it. Please help!
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after apt-get upgrade monitors freeze whenever I change something in 'displays'

Steps to reproduce: open Displays change anything, from resolution, to disabling or enabling one of the monitors. click Apply monitors freeze Sometimes I can still see the mouse movements. I can ...
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System freezes on Ubuntu welcome screen

i have asus (m4n68t-m le v2) motherboard and have AMD Athlon X2 Processor in my system and already have 2gb DDR3 RAM but still when i install ubuntu 12.04.5 or greater it install well but after ...
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Ubuntu freezes abruptly. I have to switch over to one of the tty and then back to tty7 in order to unfreeze it. How can I solve the problem?

I use ubuntu 14.04 on Asus X552CL. (i3/4GB ram/1.8Ghz/1GB graphic card). I didn't face this problem earlier. However, it started occurring frequently since this week. Major changes that I did this ...
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PC Freezing After Resuming from Sleep

When I turn on my PC it will resume from sleep. Sometimes it will be 'frozen'. The time will be a few hours behind and the keyboard doesn't work at all. I can move the mouse. I can't use any keyboard ...
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How do i avoid starting dd over again after a system freeze?

Some days ago I decided to wipe my 750 GB hard disk in order to sell it, so I booted Ubuntu off a live DVD and started the process with sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda. I left dd running during the ...
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Ubuntu desktop freezes sometimes

After having installed Ubuntu 14.10 freshly, I still have the same error that I already had in 14.04 and 12.04. The desktop sometimes just freezes. To use the desktop again I press Ctrl+Alt+F8 and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Randomly Freezing

Just put ubuntu 14.04 on my HP 15.6" AMD A8 2.0GHZ quad-core laptop and am experiencing random freezes (need to do a hard shut-down/restart, no mouse or keyboard functionality during freezes). There ...
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Why my ubuntu freezes [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 14.04 lts and it's always freezes.When I wrote this message they froze 5 times.I have notebook with intel core i3,8gb ram and nvidia 740m.How to prevent it?
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Freezing on start up after fresh install

I downloaded ubuntu and used the Universal USB creator/installer from pendrivelinux.com. I have a dedicated hard drive for this install so it seems installation can not get anymore simpler. After ...
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Ubuntu freezing after some time idle

When I let the computer alone for a few minutes, it simply freezes, in a way I can only move the cursor. The solution I have found is to press ctrl+alt+f1 to go to the terminal, so I can shutdown or ...
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Why does ubuntu crash after resume from suspend [closed]

I'll try to make the background/step-by-step as short as possible: Install ubuntu on an old laptop so I could use it as a media center with Kodi. Do all updates/configs to make it look good. Want to ...
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Lenovo z50-70 Nvidia 331 Graphics Freeze

Problem : Random graphics freeze when using Nvidia drivers. Installation : Ubuntu 14.04.2 64bit Workaround : Use Intel integrated graphics instead of Nvidia. Bug has been already reported in ...
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Dell Inspiron 7547 touchpad freezes occasionally for a few seconds, then resumes

I have a Dell Inspiron 7547, it has the following input pointer devices. I'm guessing the touchpad is the MSFT0001 device (am I wrong?): $ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Freezing Randomly

I have been using Ubuntu some few times on my computer. I installed it some weeks ago alongside windows 7 on a own hard drive. I installed the Nvidia drivers with this guide ...
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Ubuntu freezes sporadically showing very high disk i/o (around 100 to 500 MB/s)

I have an year old HP Pavilion laptop that came with Ubuntu preinstalled. Currently it has Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit with Kernel 3.16.0-30-generic. It was working very well until recently when I started ...
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Debugging a crash when keyboard is not responsive

Ububtu 14.04, Kernel 3.13 crashes very frequently notably when using Firefox, Eclipse and VLC. The effect of the crash is all USB devices stop responding if playing a video, it hangs up and sounds ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS freeze when opening pdf in Mozilla

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. No problem so far, but it has been a few day that my system freeze when I am scrolling down pdf files opened in Mozilla. No commands are accepted, so I have to shut-down ...
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ubuntu 14.04.01 closing lid freezes laptop

I have a thinkpad yoga s1 with i7 cpu, hd4400 graphic card and Ubuntu 14.04.01 installed. The computer freezes when closing lid but if I suspend it before I close the lid, it won't freeze next time ...
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Internet freeze while synchonizing repository

I'm having a problem with my Internet connection. When I start synchronising a repository on Github it usually stops at 30 - 40 % and starts showing this error: fatal: unable to connect to ...
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Ubuntu freezing after waking up

(Yes, I am back to Ubuntu. I hope you guys make a thing that fixes this.) Ubuntu 14.04.1 (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) is freezing after waking up from suspend. It doesn't freeze for a few seconds, then the ...
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Frequent system crashes caused by usb 3g modem

I've been using a 3g usb wireless modem HUAWEI for a long time on my Ubuntu-box (Xubuntu 14.04) for 2 years. Suddenly, it has started to behave in a very strange way. I premise that IT WORKS as ...
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Lap top freezing after drivers installations

I use Ubuntu 2 months. Recently, the laptop began to freezing The sound goes, and nothing responds. Only the sound goes and mouse working. What to do? Have suspicions on the video card driver. ...
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Screen frozen after power saving mode

My problem is the following: The computer seems completely frozen after power saving mode. I cannot move the mouse and it seems that the no combination of keys do anything. The only thing I can do is ...
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14.04 Freeze on Splash after Installing NVIDIA Drivers

First of all, I have looked at a bunch of threads that are similar, but none of the solutions work for me. I am trying to install nvidia drivers (nvidia-340, specifically) but when I reboot the system ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 routinely freezes after upgrade from 14.04

My Ubuntu 14.10 installation has been freezing repeatedly since my upgrade from 14.04. I am able to "break" the freeze by dropping to TTY1 with CTRL+ALT+F1 and then returning to Unity with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop has become a black screen

I am dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 from different HDDs on my home desktop. I have an nvidia GTX 970 GPU. I hadn't booted into my system (either OS) for the last 2 months. On booting into ...
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Shift-Select in Matlab Editor lagging

I have very peculiar problem in Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 using Matlab (both R2014a and R2014b) I am not able to solve for almost a year (maybe even more). This problem persists on my second machine I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my PC. After I've installed nVidia drivers (recommended) to solve the problem of the cursor that vanishes, Ubuntu freezes randomly when I'm working, I mean that ...