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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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 14.04 Freezing Randomly

Ubuntu 14.04 unity freezing randomly...cant move mouse. But music keeps playing and then i press CTRL+ALT+F1 and back to CTRL+ALT+F7. it starts working again... Apps Running: Firefox, VLC, Sublime, ...
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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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Is there a fix or workaround for the Cinnamon 2.2 bug causing video to consistently play for two seconds, pause for half a second, then repeat? [closed]

At the moment, I am running Ubuntu 14.04; I have Maté and Cinnamon installed. My graphics card has an NVIDIA GeForce GT610, and (I believe) an on-board Intel graphics chipset. Maté works fine, I'm ...
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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.
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Ubuntu 14.10 freeze after login

I just upgraded an Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Desktop from 14.04 to 14.10 System is multi-user/multi-language. following the upgrade, I managed to log-in with the only Sudoer user, had a "restart ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze on Lenovo thinkpad x230, Samsung SSD 840EVO

I recently installed an mSATA disk (Samsung SSD 840EVO) on my Thinkpad x230 and then installed Ubuntu 14.04. It seemed to work fine but then froze completely after showing a system error message. ...
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While using trackpad Ubuntu locks up graphics related

My computer is locking up while I'm using the trackpad. It seems to occur most after I install graphics drivers on a fresh install of ubuntu. It has occured once on a fresh install of 14.10. It also ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezing completely on new netbook

I have some strange problem not letting me ask this question on my laptop, so apologies if I am asking something that has already been asked by someone. I bought laptop with enough capabilities to ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS freezes completely 2-10min after start-up

System Details: Motherboard: ASRock B75 Pro3-M Memory: 3.6GiB CPU: Intel Pentium G2020 @ 2.90GHz x 2 OS Type: 64-bit Disk: 114.1GB (76GB free - 34.2% full) Problem: I am a beginner in regards ...
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14.04 freezes in Ubuntu splash screen

Thanks in advance for considering to help me with this problem, I am pretty new to Linux and have been learning furiously. This forum has been really useful is figuring out specifically Ubuntu, which ...
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Why does my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop lock up when I do large data transfers between hard drives?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a system that I built from parts. All software is up to date according to update manager. Kernel is 3.13.0-39-generic GCC version 4.8 (i686-linux-gnu) Xorg version ...
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14.10 Freezes During Shutdown

I've just upgraded to 14.10 almost flawlessly on a MSI GE6O. Everything seems to work fine, except when I try to shutdown the system which then becomes completely blocked: and the CPU spikes in the ...
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What to do when Ctrl+Alt+F1-F6 fails?

Sometimes, while I'm working with my machine, my screen freezes. Most of the times, giving Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then Ctrl+Alt+F7 fixes the problem without any further action. Even if it doesn't, I can ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Display Freezes Occasionally

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I have an NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M (1GB) graphics card, and I noticed the open source Nouveau display driver was returning error code -16 on suspend, causing the ...
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Cinnamon freeze on nVidia

I just installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04. Everything works fine but when I switch to use the nVidia card from prime-indicator, I have a black screen and I can't do anything, except using CTRL + ALT + ...
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Evolution freezes when saving a google task

Reproduction Open Evolution Mail Edit an existing or newly created task of a Google Tasks list. Press "save" or "save and close" and Evolution will become unresponsive. Does anybody else ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 screen freeze randomly

The Ubuntu is installed to Dell Vostro 3460 with nVidia GT630M graphhics card. Screen freeze randomly when using touch pad, and to fast "unfreeze" the screen I've to switch to console terminal ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sudden freezes and 100% disk usage

Sometimes I just casually browse web and out of nowhere my disk is usage is 100% and everything freezes. I have 64 bits ubuntu 14.04 with all updates. My pc spec is i5 4670k, integrated GPU and 4gb of ...
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Unity Freezing on ubuntu 14.04 (new install)?

So my problem is as follows. My laptop seems to freeze randomly - at least the video output to my screen is the one that gets stuck. I could be doing anything from browsing or watching movies and the ...
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14.04/13.10 Complete Freeze and needs hard restart

so I had Xubuntu before and things were good, I decided to install ubuntu 14.04 now. After the installation is done, im just at the desktop opening random things after a minute less or more everything ...
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Freeze of the system after the upgrade to Ubuntu 14

Dear Linux/Ubuntu experts, I'm adminstrating machines with Ubuntu installed. After the machine is upgraded to Ubuntu 14, I get complains that machine is freezing completely from time to time. The ...
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X server keeps freezing and/or crashing after 14.04 upgrade, is it a bug or other?

No problems before upgrade. After system upgrade, everything normal except I cannot go more than a few hours (minutes!) without X server, graphics card, graphics driver, or something freezing and/or ...
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Thinkpad Edge E130, frequently freezes on startup

My Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E130 (3358-5FG) has massive problems with frequent freezes. These problems only occur at startup: Rare freeze while the Ubuntu loading image is displayed, before lightdm ...
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Freezing Brrr!! and slow [duplicate]

Since it has been installed Ubuntu 14.04 runs too slowly and freezes often. It is almost impossible to do anything informatically viable now with my 10.04. How can i do to make it run correctly?
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How to configure my workstation to ignore my iPhone

Whenever I plug in my iPhone, all I want is to charge it. I never unlock it. Unfortunately, Ubuntu keeps telling me that it cannot access the iPhone. Today I just ignored the pop-up message, and it ...
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Ubuntu freeze and not recover

I'm using 14.04 on my dell n5010 laptop. Started from last couple of days my laptop freezes after sometime I started it. I can't figure out why. There is a small icon like figure near the mouse ...
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Log proccesses activities for later analysis

I'm having a problem with a Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS machine that occasionally freezes up for no reason that I can logically predict. Once it happens the HDD usage seems quite high for no reason ...