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PC freezes since I installed ubuntu

I have this weird problem where my computer freezes since I installed Ubuntu 15.04. Then my computer freezed and I decided to try 15.10 as Ubuntu kept asking me to get that. It went a bit better ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes every few days (no errors)

now I know this has been asked before but I cannot seem to specify the reason why Ubuntu freezes. There is nothing regular I do that makes it freeze completely (mouse is moving) and everything else ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 freezes while using firefox

While using firefox, ubuntu freezes all I can do is move the cursor.
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Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freezes?

i'm quite new here! Just have a question, my ubuntu desktop randomly freezes sometimes, it can happen after 2 days or in just 2 hours. Sometime's it's completly frozen and sometimes I can move the ...
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Xubuntu freezes intermittently, mouse still moves

At least once a day I'm having to reboot Xubuntu 15.10 because it freezes. When it freezes the mouse is still moveable but I can't click anything and the keyboard doesn't work. I'm usually using ...
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ubuntu 15.04 Freezes Frequently on new hard drive

I just bought a new 1TB - Seagate 7200.14 Family Drive ( ST1000DM003) - and I'm experiencing a weird behavior after installing ubuntu 15.04 and copying my files to new drive. Ubuntu started to ...
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SSH freezes other processes

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and somehow SSH seems to freeze some processes sometimes. For example, the file manager will not react anymore or Evolution (Mail program) will stop working - until I ...
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14.04.3 LTS freeze

I run 14.04.3 LTS mounted with Wubi on a flash drive and since 2 days I got 3-4 freezes. I cannot even get to a terminal, mouse is unresponsive, total freeze. I use Sony Vaio and the only indicator I ...
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Is there anything to check after your computer locks up or freezes?

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop with Ubuntu 14.04, that has worked very well for over a year. However, recently I have been experiencing freezes where the machine does not respond to any ...
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after system crash in 15.10 no new install possible

i've installed ubuntu 15.10 on a new a i5 6400 machine. after adding some kxstudio repos and the new kernel update (dont know what really happend in which timeline) ubuntu started to get a lot of ...
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System freeze when accessing USB drive

I recently did a clean install of Xubuntu 15.10. Whenever I plugin a USB hard or flash drive and transfer files from and to, my system freezes up almost completely, my network manager force closes and ...
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ubuntu freezes after cold boot, force shutdown/reboot fixes issue

I am using ubuntu 14.04. recently I installed new 8gb ddr3l module(only). when I power up my laptop after some period of time (say 45min), It starts normally But freezes after around 30-40 sec. Now ...
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How to stop Ubuntu 15.10 from freezing? [duplicate]

Since upgrading to 15.10, my system has been freezing a lot. I have read up on different ways to kill my process when this happens, such as the ALT + F2 and the one involving the print screen button ...
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Random freezing on UbuntuGNOME 15.10

I have a machine with a new installation of UbuntuGNOME 15.10 (64-bit), which has, in the last two days, frozen completely few times. By frozen, I mean that the desktop becomes completely ...
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Lubuntu frozen while installing

I have this old PC hanging around so I decided to install Lubuntu on it just to give it some life and it freezes every time. I made a bootable USB, made two partitions (an ext4 and a swap partition) ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezing (only mouse works)

I've been experiencing constant freezing with my Ubuntu. I've recently upgraded from 14.10 and now every time I have 3 or more programs running (Terminal, Sublime Text and Firefox for example) it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 random freeze

I am a newbie to ubuntu and I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop with a USB. As it is a new desktop without any other OS, ubuntu is currently my only OS. At install, it returned a message "ACPI ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Freeze

I have a system freeze that disables mouse and keyboard. Locks the monitor for about 45 seconds and then restarts. I have the code here from the syslog file that I extracted between freezes. I had ...
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Ubuntu freezes with Qt App

Im trying to develop a Qt app in Ubuntu and sometimes (no different set of loaded resources between runs, and just Qt resources, like QThreads or QtGui), when running it, it just freezes the system... ...
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Crash X manually

I'm working on a the famous freezing of X server. I've already created a question about frozen X server detection As I don't have relevant answer yet, I'm wondering if anyone knows a way to ...
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My computer freezes at startup *ERROR* rv770_set_sw_state failed

My computer often totally freezes at startup. I have to reset computer. Some say that I could have problems with power supply. When operating system is loaded, it is operating normally. This error ...
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Ubuntu installation freezes with ASUS (windows 10 dual boot)

I tried to boot up with from a CD and or USB with 15.10 Ubuntu iso. Eveytime I get the same result: "Install Ubuntu" => Loading (purple screen) and freeze. I've disable CMS, and Fast Boot, and Secure ...
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Sudden Laptop Freeze without logs

Laptop: Dell XPS 13 (2015) Ubuntu 15.10 Kernel 4.2.0.23 (Latest) Minor Problem: Laptop suddenly freezes (when on battery). Full system freeze. Can't access tty1 as well. Major problem: syslog ...
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Random freezes in desktop after fresh Ubuntu 14.04 LTS install

I've been experiencing random freezes in which the mouse often still moves but does not work. Cannot move from current workspace or do anything. I usually can do a Ctrl-Alt-F1 and reboot or restart ...
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New Ubuntu Installation Freezing

Warning, I'm new here I've just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an empty drive. I have another drive in the PC with a Windows 10 installation. Everything on Ubuntu runs fine, until I open an app. Both ...
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How to fix System Freeze?

I have been using Ubuntu occasionally over the last four months. Both 14.04.03 and 15.10 have had the same freezing problem during install; then after a successful install, during regular usage as ...
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Flashing black desktop on start up [closed]

I am currently experiencing an issue with ubuntu where when I reach the desktop after starting the computer, for about two seconds everything looks fine. Then the desktop (just the desktop, not the ...
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Gigabyte P55k v4 freezes randomly (non-reproducible) (14.04, 14.10 & 15.10)

Short version: Ubuntu freezes randomly in a non-reproducible way No input yields any results when in the frozen state, have to reboot Tried 3 different Ubuntu versions and 1 Mint, all with same ...
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Freezes and internet connection losses on 14.04 while using browser [duplicate]

I have nearly new installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with pre-installed Windows 7 on my desktop PC. The installation was fine I guess. Choose no swap cause I have 7.7 Gb ram. The main problems appeared are ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes a lot usually while playing any media through web

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and am facing system freeze quite frequently while playing any form of media through web (youtube/dailymotion/hotstar etc.). Each time this happens , I need to restart my ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Freeze on Booting every second times

i´ve installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my new Lenovo Yoga 300-11iby. When im starting the notebook it stocks while booting after 3 seconds with a black screen. When im restart with STRG+ALT+ENTF then i can ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on an Asus G75v laptop

I've installed the latest Ubuntu on my father's laptop (v. 14.04.3). After convincing him that it was better than Windows, he started to work on it an he liked it. But shortly after using it, an ...
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Ubuntu is freezing

Referred to this question What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I have HP Envy laptop with dedicated graphics card and Intel Wireless adapter. Just installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.0.4 and this is what i ...
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Dell XPS 15 - Unpredictable system freeze using touchpad

After using touchpad for a while in Ubuntu 14.04 the system completely freezes and I have to shutdown the machine with the power button. Using an external usb mouse seems to avoid this problem.
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Ubuntu 15.10 Freezing

I have a desktop PC where I have both Windows and Ubuntu installed. Both OS can be booted up, but for some strange reason when I go into Ubuntu the system freezes. There is no mouse or key movement, ...
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Ubuntu freezes while connecting to Wi-Fi [closed]

I've been trying to connect to the wi-fi through windows 10 installed on a dual-boot machine which works fine but when I try to do the same on Ubuntu, the machine freezes. I have to enter the IP, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when I reopen my laptop

I am dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Widows 7 on a Dell Latitude E6420. If I close the lid and reopen immediately I can move the mouse but nothing else: no keyboard function and I can't select ...
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Laptop sort of freezes during overnight playback using VLC

I'm not sure if this is a VLC or Ubuntu issue. I generally leave VLC playing overnight with a long playlist of files playing from my local NAS. More often than not, I'll wake up in the morning and ...
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When using atom editor screen turns off on UBUNTU 12.04 LTS?

Tried installing the editor from Ubuntu software center same things happens(screen turns off), especially when i open settings view. OR If i don't use the opened editor for sometime and try to type ...
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Random freezing problem with Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, Lenovo laptop T420

I have dual boot system on my laptop (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). I do not face any freezing problem with Windows 7, it runs smoothly. Whereas sometime in random interval I face freezing ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 full Freezes [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 15.10, I installed systems updates, Now the system freezes, Nothing works, Not keyboard nor mouse. I have to turn off laptop by holding the power ON/OFF key. What should i do ?
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Unity unresponsive after login; restarting Unity from tty works

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on an older machine. After login, Unity becomes unresponsive. I can move the cursor, but no keyboard command or click seems to have any effect. Moving to tty and ...
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Dell XPS 13 2015, Ubuntu 15.10 touchpad freezes after suspend

I have a Dell XPS 13 2015, qHD model running Ubuntu 15.10, kernel 4.2.0-18 and sometimes after suspend the touchpad refuses to work. Xinput no longer recognizes it, and the only way to get the ...
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My Thinkpad X1 2015 freezes randomly. How do I diagnose the issue?

I have a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2015 (20BSCTO1WW). Intel i5-5300U processor, 14" FHD Screen, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD. I'm running Wily (15.10.) I installed Wily on this machine while it was still in beta. ...
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kubuntu 15.10 freezes intermittently - suspected compositor fault

I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.10 couple of days ago and experiencing weird freezes. When the freeze occurs, the screen is unresponsive but I can move the mouse. It occurs pretty randomly - when using the ...
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Installing freezes/doesn't boot on Asus N552VX [duplicate]

Hi I just got the new Asus N552VX and am trying to get Xubuntu working on it. I have tried both the 14.04 LTS and the 15.14. However in the install I get ACPI PCC probe failed, sometimes it just ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS screen freezing frequently

I'm brand new to Linux and am having a very hard time troubleshooting this problem. My screen is freezing frequently . Here is my machine specs: Intel Core 2 duo E8400 3Ghz, 5Gb RAM, Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu not booting from USB Stick

Everything works perfectly...but when I try to boot Ubuntu from my USB..a black screen appears and stays there forever. I left like that for a day...still it remained the same. What should I do?
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How to troubleshoot random freezes, when alt+sysrq doesn't work?

How do I troubleshoot random freezes, where the system does not accept any input? I have a computer that used to run Ubuntu a few years back without any problems (I don't know wether any hardware has ...
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Ubuntu is relatively unstable [closed]

Ubuntu is much less stable than the dominant OS. It is mostly but not solely Firefox when opening pages like Issuu or html5 sites, where my system hangs. I had not expected to find my computer hanging ...