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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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 14.10 hangs for 10 minutes before halt at shutdown

I am running Ubuntu 14.10, and for the last few days when I have asked my computer shut down and it has got to the stage in the shut down where it has killed all my processes etc and is about to say ...
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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 ...
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Display shutsdown suddenly, but PC is working

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit two days ago on an HP Compaq 6510 b laptop (4GB RAM, Intel Core2 Duo CPU T8300 @ 2.40GHz × 2), and I have a problem. Suddenly everything stops moving (example: mouse ...
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Why does computer freeze after login?

I have tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 into an old desktop that I had around (HP Pavilion a6200n Desktop Computer - 2.6GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor 5000+ CPU, 2GB (2x1GB) RAM, 320GB ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not responding

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my computer. Sometimes Ubuntu 14.04 just freezes. Using keyboard and mouse has no effect. I need to do a hard reset. On Ubuntu I have only installed ...
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How to kill a process that I know it freezes my ubuntu?

I have a process (TRAIN) that turns and I have also started kdevelop and tried to build some application. Then it has frozen. Everything has frozen, no mouse, no changing desktop (Ctrl+Alt+arrow). I ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 no launcher and dash after upgrading to 14.10

I have an issue that I realize that many people face, but unfortunately I have not found yet a proper answer. I have a Dell Inspiron N5010, Intel (R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 460 @ 2.53GHz 2.53 GHZ ‖ RAM ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 freezes and stops after it is installed?

In the open browser or software center, the system completely freezes and stops responding to orders and then the mouse stops and the system remains in this position without a response. This started ...
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Screen freezing

I've installed the new version of Ubuntu again after I've installed Windows with it in a Dualboot. Since this installation, I have a strange problem. Sometimes when I drag a window, the screen ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 random screen freeze

I have am using the light version of Ubuntu (Xfce) and it freezes up. This has happened to three computers that I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on. What is the problem?
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Firefox keeps freezing after upgrade to v35 on Ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading to Firefox 35 on Ubuntu 14.10, I keep experiencing browser freezing every time when I open a new tab, especially when I type in the address bar. The memory usage surges dramatically ...
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Lubuntu hangs after locking

A friend asked me to take care of his Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. He is not a computer expert at all so his bug report might not be accurate. Unfortunately I could not reproduce the error while I am at his ...
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Unity freezes when closing or minimizing a window

On a very fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, it sometimes happens that when I close or minimize a window, Unity freezes. I can not interact with the panel or any application, only move the mouse around. A ...
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Cinnamon hangs immediately after startup: no interaction with panel and popup notifications

Problem summary: I installed Cinnamon and after a few restarts and configuration changes the panel does not respond anymore, same for the notification pop-ups. Seems like the desktop got the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freezes during work

Recently I have installed ubuntu 14.10 on lenovo z50 laptop. The problem is that whenever I login and start work after few minutes system freezes. I found few solutions of this problem but nothing ...
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Frequent freezes in Ubuntu

First of all, this is not a duplicate. The other ones are able to move their cursor, I can't. They can use their keyboard, I can't. There's no other way to escape it but to turn it off (by holding the ...
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Frozen screen and odd lines on it

I own a Dell Inspiron N4050 running with Ubuntu 12.04. It's been a while that my laptop's screen get frozen randomly. When it does, a lot of lines appear on the screen (as you can see on the photo). I ...
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Boot question in Virtual Machine with os ubuntu 14.04

snapshot~ My ubuntu cannot display anything after I do some apt-get upgrade & update & install opencl. I'm not sure what the problem is. But in the virtual machine I cannot use right/left ...
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Gnome crashing on Ubuntu 14.04 - How can I fix or helping fix it?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo ThinkPad. I checked the option to encrypt the disk during the installation (I don't think that this has an impact on Gnome, but you never know). As I ...
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Multiple problems: Wine Counter Strike freezes AND Transfer of big files stucks when transferred to PEN DRIVE

I have been coming through some problems since many days, 1) When I play counter strike, and if I press the UP or DOWN key of VOLUME, the game hangs. It freezes. The music in the background still ...
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Laptop freezes whenever I unplug/plug in AC adapter

I have a Samsung Series 9 laptop, model NP900X4C. For a long time now this laptop has had issues with the battery and AC adapter, like this, which got fixed about six months ago: ...
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After I Select: 'Start or Install Ubuntu' or wait the 5 secs for auto installation the computer stalls

Hi I am trying to install ubuntu on an old dell computer using a usb stick. After I Select: 'Start or Install Ubuntu' or wait the 5 secs for auto installation the computer stalls. I gather getting ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 keeps freezing without real reason [duplicate]

I have a year old ideapad laptop, I was running 14.04 for a few months without issues, it's only recently that I started encountering a lot of freezes, I would generally be browsing the internet maybe ...
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Dual boot ubuntu and windows 8.1 hangs

I have dual booted my laptop with ubuntu and windows. The problem is that windows 8 shows 100% disk usage and while running ubuntu, the cooler runs too fast, proably using more hardware resources and ...
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How do I find out what is lagging my system?

I got Asus laptop with 8gb of Ram and i5-3337U 1.8 Ghz dual core CPU, GT740M. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Now for the last week my computer is pretty much freezing every 5 seconds for like 0.5 seconds. It ...
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Frozen desktop after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.10

I've upgrades to 14.04 and during start up at login screen I got "System program problem detected" error. After logging in, the error would not go away and my desktop would be frozen, nothing opens up ...
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Password incorrect + newly installed Ubuntu freezes

We've updated Ubuntu to version 14.04. After the restart, there was the usual GUI with text field asking for a password. After logging in, a dialogue saying "system program problem detected" on Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu keeps freezing (Nvidia issue?)

My ubuntu computer keeps crashing and I'm not sure what the problem is. What happens is that the audio and image freeze, so the audio keeps repeating while nothing changes on the screen. The only ...
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Freezes on Dell 7537 with Ubuntu 14.04.1

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on Dell 7537, my laptop has nvidia 750M graphic card. The problem is that OS freezes sometimes without any reason. I installed nvidia-current but nothing changes, the OS ...
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System freezes when browsing and opening email client

Issue: The system freezes frequently, and to the point where there is nothing to do but hit the restart button on the case. This happens in particular when using the browser (Firefox) and almost ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezing (fully) randomly

Probably this question has been asked many times, but have this problem that Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity freezes randomly on my HP Probook 4540s (Intel and AMD graphics) laptop. Wheter it's when using ...
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After upgrading to 14.04 my computer won't start just after a few tries. Also after hibernating it freezes. Help!

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 my computer won't start just after a few tries. It kind of freezes at that purple screen, nothing after, so I have to turn it off manually and try again. Today it ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 crashing frequently

I have installed Kubuntu 14.10 on my new laptop, and have been using for past couple of weeks. It's a Dell Inspiron 7537, the 16 GB variant. It's happening very frequently (3 to 4 times a day) that I ...
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Distribution manager freezes when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

The distribution manager freezes when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. The download goes smoothly. At one point during the install it restarts. After the restart it just freezes. Then I have to do the ...
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PS2 Mouse and Keyborad freeze in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS since July this year with no problems in respect of the Keyboard and mouse - both connected to PS/2 inputs. I have an older Packard Bell iXtreme system - 64 bit ...