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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Crash when creating new VM with VirtualBox but no obvious change in CPU or Memory usage in System Monitor

When creating a new fixed size VM in VirtualBox even though my memory usage and my CPU usage in "System Monitor" stay at their normal levels, my entire machine crashes until the VM has been fully ...
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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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Installing 14.04 trusty [on hold]

I am relatively new to ubuntu but nevertheless my problem is bizzare. Here is the situation: I had a triple boot system with Windows8, ubuntu 12.02 and kali linux, but I had bugs in Win and also ...
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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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Freeze while dd was wiping a hard disk, how do i avoid starting over again?

Some days ago i decided to wipe my 750GB hard disk in order to sell it, so i booted Ubuntu 14.04.2 from a live DVD on my main machine and started the process with sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda. I ...
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login freeze after suspend on 14.04 (not nvidia related…)

I have been having trouble with my notebook lately... I run 14.04 LTS version of ubuntu on a thinkpad x1 carbon form lenovo (2nd generation), and it seems like everytime I wake my laptop from suspend, ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu Randomly Freezing

Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freezes in the middle of use. I am never doing anything specific, at least that I can tell when it happens. It does not appear to be an application specific issue. The keyboard ...
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Linux Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes Quickly [duplicate]

I have a Linux Ubuntu 14.04 partition on my computer and when I log in to Linux, the system freezes after only executing a few commands. If it is opening a web browser, I might only get to a couple ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freezes/crashes [duplicate]

So I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for 2 days until I updated to 14.10 yesterday because LTS was freezing and required a hard restart a lot. Sadly updating did not make anything better and Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts freezes when trying to open applications [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 lts. The problem is whenever I tried to open any application, it freezes and lock down completely. My pc spec is intel dual core, 1gb ram and an onboard nvidea graphic ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freezing

Ubuntu 14.10 with the following hardware: Wireless: Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter Graphics: ATI Radeon 280 (fglrx driver) CPU: 4690K Motherboard: ASRock Z97 Pro4 Memory: 16G ...
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Can't leave text mode once entered

Im using Ubuntu 14.10 32bit And I want to install Nvidia official driver as I've dome many time. But once I press Ctrl+Alt+F1, I enter a stucked command line where I cant press anything also not ...
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Freezes and Segfaults

As I said in a previous post, I experienced frequent freezes with Kubuntu 14.10. I was unable to solve my problem, so I opted for a reinstall, what the heck.. This time I've installed xubuntu 14.04 ...
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Frequent freezes with Ubuntu/Xubuntu

I got kubuntu 14.10 (plasma 4) installed on a box equipped with gigabyte z87n and a celeron g3220. No discrete graphics, and one samsung 840 ssd. Now, frequently, my system freezes unexpectedly and ...
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Login freeze after reboot

My problem started after i rebooted my pc from the terminal , not doing any upgrades ,just a simple reboot , i saw some warning about low space on the home folder nothing else but i think it is ...
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Screen turns off without reason

The precise problem The screen turns off the display suddenly, and does not respond to the mouse or keyboard. What actually happens?? When I am working on my PC (OS - Ubuntu 14.10) suddenly without ...
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Making youtube fullscreen will freeze Unity (the whole desktop)

I never had this problem until today. When I watch a youtube video everything is fine, until I make the video fullscreen. It actually continues to play perfectly when fullscreen, but when I then exit ...
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Freezing when closing lid in 14.04

I have an HP Pavilion with an intel core i7 4400 and an nvidia 740m. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and, when I close the lid and open again, the system freezes. I can see a low bar "_" on top left, ...
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Ubuntu freezing on Legacy PC

I have an eMachine D6419 desktop tower with the following specs: AMD Athlon 64 Processor 3200+ 2.0 GHz, 2000 MHz System Bus, 512 KB L2 Cache, 200GB ATA Hard Drive, 512 MB DDR SDRAM, nVidia GeForce ...
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freeze on purple screen when installing 14.04

I've tried to install 6 different variants of ubuntu today and failed everytime always the same problem. It boots up, I'm greeted with a screen that asks if I want to test or install ubuntu (there ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 stops responding

I have set up an Ubuntu server at home to host a small web-page containing files I want to access from outside. All is working really well but sometimes if I wake up, the server is frozen. I can't ...