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Diagnosing brief freeze followed by automatic reboot [closed]

Sometimes the cursor gets stuck, and after waiting for a few seconds,the system automatically reboots. What happened? How do I fix it? Software Specifications kernel: $ uname -a Linux ...
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Why does my computer keep freezing? [duplicate]

My computer is presenting some weird behaviour, and I don't know what to try next to work out what's going wrong. First the behaviour. The computer occasionally freezes. I can move the mouse, and the ...
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Upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 freezes at startup; keyboard and mouse don't work; “It seems that you do not have the hardware required to run Unity…” [closed]

Just after an upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04, Ubuntu freezes at startup on a dialog saying: "It seems that you do not have the hardware required to run Unity. Please choose Ubuntu Classic", etc. ...
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Reading logs after I've had to hard reboot

I have a VGA to S-Video converter which I use to watch movies on the TV from my laptop, but after I've plugged it the laptop starts freezing whenever I try to suspend it or hibernate it. Can I read ...
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0answers
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Weird logout, system freeze and restart problem [closed]

I am having this weird problem where my system will either restart all of a sudden or just freeze. Sometimes it just gets me logged out of Ubuntu and I have to login again. Not sure if its related, ...
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1answer
2k views

Guest has mini freezes on Virtual Box

Ubuntu 10.10 starts to have mini freezes every 2 seconds. If I am typing in any sort of input (for example the terminal or a text field in Firefox or a text editor), I can type a few letters and then ...
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1answer
559 views

Freezes after a period of time on an intel i945 [closed]

Recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my intel PC. After i log in and desktop appears it freezes after sometime. Mouse does not work and neither the keyboard. I have this same problem with Ubuntu 10.04. ...
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1answer
266 views

Random 10.10 Freeze Diagnosis

I am running 10.10 Desktop version and it has been working for a month or so. All of a sudden, I am getting "random" freezes from 5-15 minutes after startup. The system never comes back and I have ...
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1answer
666 views

Gnome-Panel freezes occasionally

Hey folks, I have a problem with my Gnome-Panel. Occasionally my gnome-panel freezes, meaning that all icons (network status, sound, etc.) freeze along with the time displayed. When I kill the ...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 10.10 freezes

I have the following configuration: CPU: amd athlon 64bit Motherboard: Phoenix with awardBIOS v6.0 APIC mode = disabled Video card: GeForce 5500 Sound card: soundblaster live 24bit RAM: 1.5GB ...
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2answers
487 views

How are USB ports related to the computer power, and why would they cause my computer to freeze?

I have an issue with my new Toshiba laptop. Whenever I plug in an external USB device, if the laptop is not plugged in to the wall, the laptop freezes. However, nothing happens if the laptop is ...
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Google image search super slow

I've just started using Ubuntu (10.10) so I have a reasonably fresh install. Regardless of if I use the Firefox 4 latest beta or 3.6.13. Google image search is dead slow and sometimes intermittently ...
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2answers
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Mouse cursor freezes randomly with Intel GMA 950 [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 its installed using Wubi, dual boot with Windows. It's fresh install. Randomly mouse cursor freezes and can't click anything on the screen. I can move mouse but can't click. ...
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4answers
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How to Fix Firefox when it freezes completely after open it?

First time ever today Firefox Version 3.6.13 freezed for me on Ubuntu 10.10 64bit. I open Firefox normally but then nothing respond on the GUI.The only thing I can do is close it. When Closed I try ...
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1answer
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MSI U130 freezes on shutdown

The computer freezes when i shutdown. I have tried the acpi options acpi=off and acpi=force but they don't work. The computer is a MSI U130. The only way to shutdown is by long pressing the power ...
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1answer
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Random touchpad and keyboard freezes on new installation [closed]

My touchpad and keyboard freeze up on my newly installed Ubuntu 10.10. They remain frozen until you shut down manually. No keys work, cursor doesn't move - it's like a screenshot. I was using Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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How do you diagnose constant crashing issues?

My recent installation 10.10 on my laptop keeps freezing/crashing on start-up after working perfectly for one day. The system just freezes, like a screnshot, and a restart is required. It happens ...
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2answers
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Mouse and Keyboard Freeze [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 today and have had mouse problem since. Symptoms: At some arbitrary point in time (frequency: 2-3 times per hour), the mouse and keyboard stops working for ever(may be). I ...
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2answers
1k views

10.10 Freezes totally

My Maverick freezes constantly, no matter what I'm doing. Browsing with chromium or firefox, using cmus to play music, or copying 24 gb files from partition to partition while burning a CD, it will ...
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2answers
788 views

How to recover unbootable system?

I have just run the most recent set of recommended updates on a 10.10 system. The computer is now un-bootable. It gets as far as the "Ubuntu..." splash and then does nothing. I cannot switch to a ...
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1answer
750 views

Shutdown fails after upgrading from lucid to maverick?

It didn't happen in my computer, but in my girlfriend's pc. She upgraded to maverick and now it doesn't shutdown properly, the screen just freezes and she has to shutdown pressing and holding the ...
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1answer
579 views

Switching users freezes desktop

Since I upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10, I've been having problems switching between users. When I run Logout > Switch User in X, the screen often stops updating and the keyboard stops responding to ...