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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 freeze sometimes?

I have installed ubuntu 16.04 on a usb-stick (yes I installed it on a usb-stick) and sometimes it randomly freezes. When it freezes I can't do anything, I have to force shutdown my computer. Is there ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop Freeze

currently I've installed on my Lenovo G50-30 Ubuntu 16.04 64bit. Now I got after the system is running for a short or a longer time desktop freezes. As desktop software I use Unity, also tried Xfce -> ...
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Ubuntu Freezes when accessing browser context menus (e.g. SSL Info Tab) - 16.04

When I try to open a context menu such as the SSL info tab in browser's address bar or the 'Settings' tab in Chrome, Browser window freezes and my mouse cursor disappears until I force close the ...
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Laptop freezes after connecting external monitor, since 16.04 update

I have a Zenbook UX303U with integrated Intel HD5000, and using an external monitor worked fine until I updated to Ubuntu 16.04LTS this weekend. Now, when I plug my second screen and then move the ...
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My PC freezes with Linux while with Windows it didn't happen

I'm new with Ubuntu and whatever other Linux distro. I have an Asus X553MA and I recently installed Ubuntu 16, but it freezes randomly and I don't know why. I checked if the cpu was over overwarming ...
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Laptop freezes after lifting the screen up

Each time that I close the laptop and after I lift up to continue with my work, it freezes with a black screen(either the leds of my mouse doesn't light up). In the partition of windows all works ...
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Installation of Ubuntu LTS 16.04 crash

With: HP ML350 G6 with 1 CPU and 28GB Ram With RAID5 configured. I tried following: A) Install a Ubuntu LTS 16.04 server inside a VM hosted by a Windows 2012 Server. It freeze during the ...
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Installation freezes on first step

I have an Asus AM1M-A board with some crap amd processor and I'm trying to install the latest 16.04 ubuntu server on it but I'm starting to feel my hair turning gray. I have uploaded the OS to a flash ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit 16.04 LTS keeps freezing on laptop Hp Pavilion X2

The machine keeps freezing, mainly when using the Chromium or the OpenOffice. But it is random. When it freezes, the terminal is not accessible neither the tty terminal using CTRL+ALT+ Fx. The machine ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS completely freezes

I've installed the latest version of Ubuntu on my Desktop: Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz 3.17 GHz Ram: 4GB HDD: 500GB Graphics: Intel(R) Q45/Q43 Express Chipset - 1.7GB And ...
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Ubuntu freezes when I print

I have an HP LASERJET 6P plugged on the parrallel port. (/dev/lp0) It is turned on. I tried many ways to print anything echo "test" > /dev/lp0 lpr filename even pressing the button "print a ...
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Stuck on Ubuntu Installation & Trial - Started Dispatch Password Requests

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a decent laptop. I am installing through a USB and had no errors come up during the disk check. Initially it would just hang on the loading screen, so I then removed ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freeze/crash

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. 14.04 was rock stable for more than a year that I used it. This should rule out most hardware issues. The only difference is that in 16.04 I'm using ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Freezes Frequently

I am running 15.10 on a Toshiba Satellite L15W-B1208D Laptop and it freezes frequently. Before marking this as a duplicate please read all of the things I have tried. I have tried every solution I've ...
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Short freeze before opening System Settings in Ubuntu 16.04

Each time I open the System Settings the screen freezes for a few seconds. Then it continues normally. But it is still annoying. My graphics card is: Venus XTX [Radeon HD 8890M / R9 M275X/M375X] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after login if additional display is connected to my laptop

Ubuntu freezes after login if I have connected additional display to my laptop. Otherwise, I can normally boot without additional display. It also works fine if I connect monitor after I'm already in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 lts freezes, even after upgrading kernel

I installed Ubnuntu 16.04 LTS on my machine last week. Few days after, it started freezing randomly. I upgraded the kernel version to 4.5.0-040500-generic after some search results suggested an ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit freezing issue followed by loud fan on a Toshiba portege R830-138

It seems suddenly my Ubuntu 16.04 keeps freezing. Literally unresponsive (forced to restart) Then the fan comes on really loud once frozen . The laptop can stay on for a week at least when using ...
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The graphics freezes when a notification appears together with fullscreen video in Chrome. What's going wrong?

When I'm playing a YouTube video fullscreen in Chrome and something like a Skype notification or a system notification pops up, the graphics freezes. It's apparent from sound that the video keeps ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E460 Suspend Problem

I recently bought myself a new Lenovo Thinkpad E460 (i5 Version) and installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Now my Problem is that if I try to suspend my Notebook, one of three things will happen: it goes ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezing randomly [suspect- Visual Studio Code]

I am new to this community. Recently I bought a new laptop and decided to install Ubuntu on it. Everything worked fine for a few days, but since yesterday Ubuntu keeps freezing for apparently no ...
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What to do when ubuntu 16.04 LTS stops responding

I have upgraded from ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 LTS last week and since then it frequently stops responding completely and I have to use the power button to shut it down . Please tell what to do so that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 semi-random kernel freezes

I have recently switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 and have encountered a problem that,after a week of searching I have yet to find a solution to so I figured I would ask here if someone could ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Blackscreen on Logout after fresh Installation [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04. Xenial Xerus and the first thing i did was logout. This is because before I reinstalled it (formatting everything) i got a Black Screen with several command lines when I ...
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Google Chrome crashes/freezes everything in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS x64

I haven't been able to figure what exactly triggers this but, at certain points when I have Chrome running, my mouse cursor will suddenly start to stutter, then slow, then it won't be able to move at ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 and 16.04 keep freezing randomly

This issue i had it with 15.10 and it's still here after the 16.04 upgrade. The whole system freezes, no keyboard/mouse input works anymore. I tried a variety of keyboard combinations (found on the ...
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Problem with USB mouse in Ubuntu 16.04

Since I have Ubuntu 16.04 have not had any problems with the PS2 mouse, but a week ago I placed a new mouse USB. This mouse freezes randomly (Sometimes while I am using the PC and sometimes this ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Wine + Alt

I have clean installed Ubuntu 16.04, wine 1.9 and Steam (non linux version). I want to launch Space Rangers HD A War Apart (and some other game), but there is one problem... when i press ALT key - ...
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Full system hang on any *buntu distro in a Chromebox (Celeron Haswell)

its been a while that I've been experiencing this annoying issue. I've asked in many places thinking it was firmware/software related but i am now considering hardware. NOTE: I DO NOT HAVE THIS ISSUE ...
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Ubuntu often freezes when I make videos in Chrome fullscreen. How can I fix this?

With Ubuntu 15.10 running on 64 bit Intel i7 with Intel graphics hardware, I find that Unity freezes very often when I make videos played in Chrome fullscreen. The operating system does not freeze and ...
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Terminal Window Hangs for 4-5 sec. Consistently

I'm an Ubuntu 14.04 noob, and this really annoying thing keeps happening. Every 30 sec. or so the terminal window will hang, but it registers everything I type and will display it after a 4-5 sec. ...
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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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BayTrail CPU and Ubuntu 15.10

I have a machine with an Asrock q1900b-itx mobo and I'm experiencing random freezes of the system. By freeze I mean everything hangs and there is absolutely nothing that can be done except reset. I've ...
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System Freezing

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It randomly freezes, and I am unable to use the keyboard or mouse. The only way I have found to correct the problem, is to hard reset the PC, and then turn it back on. It will ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS freezes after login

I am having trouble getting Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS to work on my laptop, which is a Medion MD 96320 / WAM 2070. I think the specifications are: Turion 64 X2 @ 1.8 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, GeForce Go 6150 ...
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New ubuntu 14.04 install freezes frequently

I have attempted to get a working system with several different linux installs, including the current install, Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit). Symptoms are: Frozen screen (I assume this shows time of freeze) ...
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Ubuntu freezes when it gets locked while playing video on fullscreen

I have it set on if it's inactive for 5 minutes, it'll get locked. I don't really mind this, it's what I used to do in Windows, too. What I do mind is, whenever it gets locked when videos are in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen Freezes Randomly with NVidia and it is possible to fix with Ctrl + Alt + F2 then Ctrl + Alt + F7

I use Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus N550JK laptop and have NVidia GeForce GTX 850M graphics card. The problem is that screen keeps randomly freezing while performing everyday tasks. When the screen freezes ...
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Laptop freezes, keyboard LEDs flashing

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). Recently my laptop freezes unexpectedly and keyboard lights start to blink. It's not possible to switch to tty (i.e. Ctrl+Alt+F doesn't work), so it's completely ...
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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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Ubuntu Mate keeps freezing

My computer recently started freezing a lot. The freezing affects everything but the power button. Each time it freezes I have to restart my computer and this is really affecting my productivity. ...
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What to do when desktop freeze and killing the process that cause it does not help?

I've just installed Steam on Ubuntu 15.10. I was trying to run a game when desktop froze. I could move the mouse but nothing happens if I click on icons, desktop, indicators etc. I decided to kill ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 completely freezing after logging in when 2 monitors plugged in

I came in to work today and logged in to my Ubuntu machine(Dell Optiplex 790). The entire system froze once the desktop loaded. If I press CTRL+ALT+F2 doesn't get me into a shell either, so it's ...
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Cant get (k)ubuntu to work with GTX 960

I just built a PC with a GTX 960 from MSI as my graphics card. I had Windows 7 running on this machine however I failed to install kubuntu 15.10 on this computer. I can install kubuntu but when I ...
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Ubuntu freezes a few minutes after login

I use Ubuntu 15.10 (running from disk) I run diagnostics and the disk doesn't seem to have any problems nor my drive should have (it and "expensive" bd-r dvd-r drive from a big brand and never had ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 Freezing Frequently

First of all I'm not an Expert in Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 on my Dell Inspiron 11 3147. Since Ubuntu 14.04.4 Released, it's freezing frequently. Especially when I'm Browsing the Internet ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when watching youtube videos [closed]

When I watch videos on YouTube, the computer starts freezing. Sometimes it unfreezes after 10 seconds or so, but sometimes it doesn't. It happens both in Firefox and Chromium, although in Chromium ...
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Minecraft launcher is odd at 15.10?

When I open Minecraft, the launcher opens and freezes at the "Starting Launcher..." part sometimes. I need to log out and in to resolve the issue. If there's a solution could you please enlighten me? ...
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Microsoft USB wired mouse stopped working

I have been having some crashes while running "Football manager 2016" from Steam, everything freezes, mouse, kbd, whole system. Then after a hard restart the mouse has stopped working now? It is a ...
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Surface Pro 1 freezes while using Ubuntu 15.10

When I run Ubuntu 15.10 on my Surface Pro 1 it sometimes freezes the screen, causing the touchscreen, type cover and trackpad to become unresponsive. The mouse pointer also disappears. The only thing ...