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Freezing of screen on Ubuntu 16.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and it seems to freeze randomly. I tried to check out the the solutions at Ubuntu 15.10 and 16.04 keep freezing randomly but on installing these kernels, I got a ...
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(Xubuntu) After logging in, no panel, no response, only wallpaper and mouse click

I don't remember what I did. But now my Xubuntu freezes after logging in, I can only watch my wallpaper and my the mouse click. Things that i tried: Opening a console ALT + F2 : Doesn't work. ...
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Black background and no input from neither the mouse nor the keyboard after user login

After I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my machine and tried to log in, all I got was the Unity launcher, a black background, the volume bar with the mute icon and no way of interacting with the UI. The ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 totally freezes while browsing or using VirtualBox

My system:  Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit  8GB memory  Intel Core i3 540  AMD ATI RV710 [Radeon HD 4350] - graphic driver I have tried to figure out what is causing the freeze, but I ...
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Ubuntu freezes when renaming folders [closed]

I have the same problem with every version of Ubuntu (from 14.10 to 16.04). If I press "Enter" very fast after renaming is finished Ubuntu freezes. It asks me if I want to kill the process and after ...
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Ubuntu freezes when I connect a second display

I'm having a problem when I connect a new video display while the computer is on. For example, I'm working normally, and connect a new video display to use 2 monitors. After a few minutes Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu freeze on login, USB issue?

Ubuntu started freezing a few seconds after reaching the login screen. The cursor blinks for a few seconds during which the USB keyboard and mouse don't work, then it freezes completely. The hardware ...
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Black screen on boot after AMDGPU-Pro install (16.04)

I have been having some screen freezing issues on my new Ubuntu 16.04 system, and have been in the troubleshooting process for this issue. I thought it was a graphics driver problem, as I am running ...
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Screen freeze after indeterminate amount of time 16.04

so I just got a new desktop machine up and running with 16.04 LTS and while it appeared initially to be fully functional, I am now getting some freezing issues. After an indeterminate amount of time,...
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16.04 Acer E15 startup & shutdown crash

I've got a new laptop "Acer E15 E5-573G-5185" with an SSD instead of the default HDD and 16G RAM. The laptop freezes most of the time on shutdown/restart: I've to wait about 5 minutes before it ...
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Plymouth causes multiple issues with 16.04 LTS (It's not Firefox or Chrome or YouTube freezing)

I have had to disable the plymouth running on 16.04 LTS. It caused lots of freezes on the desktop and lately also stopped my USB keyboard from working, when trying to enter the decrypt password on ...
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freezing and getting this on every boot: kernel: intel_soc_dts_thermal: request_threaded_irq ret -22

I use Ubuntu 16 alongside win 10 on lenovo g50-70 (intel chipset) I get this line on every boot, kernel: intel_soc_dts_thermal: request_threaded_irq ret -22, I was wondering if this is related to ...
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Screen flickering and freezing after clean install 16.04

I just did a clean install of 16.04. When I boot up the computer the screen flickers occasionally and eventually freezes. I also frequently get corrupted graphics. My gpu is a Radeon R9 390. It is ...
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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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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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ubuntu freezes after sleep on laptop V Nitro 17 791G

sometimes, after a sleep, my Ubuntu 16.04 freezes. It was the same thing when I used the 14.04 and 14.10 version. when I use the sleep button fn + f4 it takes a few second to flash the screen and to ...
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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 (I'...
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Ubuntu has tiny freezes every time i click a different window?

I have noticed that when i change windows on Ubuntu, for example from Chrome to the file browser, i get a tiny system freeze, if video is playing the image will freeze etc. Is this a common issue / ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes upon opening browser using wifi

I recently bought a usb adapter to connect to wifi. The device name is tenda and the built driver name is mt7601Usta.ko, that is supposed to be a rip off of rt2870 driver. It is able to detect wifi ...
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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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Software Center not respondng when installing Steam

Whenever I try to install Steam from the Software Center, the center goes unresponsive and I have to cancel it. I get no error message other than "Not responding". I have tried installing the Steam ...
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Ubuntu 16.04LTS freezing after login, desktop frozen, mouse moves but cannot click

Ubuntu 16.04LTS freezing after login, desktop frozen, mouse moves but cannot click. This happens after the computer has been asleep for awhile left unattended as it's primarily just a server. I've ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes on shutdown

I recently switched my OS to Ubuntu on my laptop and at first it worked fine, but a few days ago, it started freezing upon shutdown. I click the shut down button, it moves onto the purple screen with ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 keeps freezing randomly

I have a problem after installing Ubuntu 16.04. My system randomly freezes (according to the number of related questions here, it seems more of a bug perhaps.) I tried to use Daniel's solution here. ...
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While using Intel GPU, Ubuntu 16.04 freezes on shutdown

My laptop has Intel 6700HQ CPU and Nvidia 960M as graphics card. I have nvidia-361 driver installed. I can use the nvidia program provided with the driver to switch between Intel GPU and Nvidia GPU. ...
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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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My Acer Aspire 7720z running on Ubuntu Mate screen stops working after some 2 min or so after logging in

So here is my problem I inserted a new HDD drive on my Acer Aspire were in it was installed Ubuntu Mate stable version already used on my other computer eMachines AND WORKING FINE It but after logging ...
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16.04 Freezing after login(except guest session)

I just upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04. Every time I log in as my user the computer freezes within 10 seconds. But if I log in to a guest session everything works fine. Anyone have anything I can try ...
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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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Lubuntu freezes

I'm trying to start using linux in my old computer (amd64 athlon x2 5200 / 2gb ram / 250gb hd) I downloaded lubuntu 16.04 Lts 32 bits. I created a bootable usb and started Lubuntu from usb to test. I ...
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Why my freshly installed Xenial suffer GPE storms and booting the Live-CD doesn't?

I wonder what is the difference between the livecd environment and the installed invironpent in Xenial since a problem I have in a freshly installed system, doesn't occur booting the livecd. The ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes at random

I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba Satellite L50. Fairly often (once per hour or so) it randomly freezes. The system is installed in UEFI mode, although it had the same problem ...
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Ubuntu randomly freezes when I press certain keys

This is a weird issue I'm facing recently. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop (Acer E 15 E5-571G-51XR) and it was doing pretty fine until a weird issue popped up roughly 3 weeks later. Whenever I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop freezes when switching accounts (compiz related?)

I upgraded the other day from a perfectly stable Lenovo Laptop with i915 graphics (Sandy Bridge) running 15.10 to 16.04 because of ending support time span for 15.10 and have now really big problems. ...
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xubuntu installation does´t get further than language selection

I have to install xubuntu (xubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-i386) from a cd to a compaq evo n600c, (win xp prof, version 2002, service pack 3 preinstalled), no booting from usb possible Mobile Intel(R) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freezes with blinking caps lock

I have a MSI gaming laptop GT80 running Ubuntu 14.04. It randomly freezes with a blinking caps lock (kernel panic I believe). Here the specs: https://www.msi.com/Laptop/gt80-2qe-titan-sli.html#hero-...
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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 16.04 Xenial hard crashing on ACER E3-11-P0D8

About a month ago I installed the latest Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial on my ACER E3-11-P0D8 laptop. Since then, it randomly freeze up while I work. It generally takes 10-20 mins to do that. Out of ...
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Critical freeze on login in ubuntu 16.04

Using an up-to-date Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 system on a msi cx70 sometimes on login screen I can have a freeze. After this I can only reboot machine or call console (ctrl-alt-f1). What can I do to fix or ...
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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 16.04 - Wireless Mouse Cursor freezes unexpectedly

The mouse was working fine earlier… Here is what I tried to do: sudo su -> rmmod usbhid -> modprobe usbhid in a ssh connection Unplugging the mouse Moving the mouse to another port Restarting the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Watching videos in fullscreen (browser/vlc) freezes the whole system

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and this is my first experience with Linux. I've tried watching videos on Mozilla and Chrome, and also playing in VLC, the problem persists. I go full-screen, it ...
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Computer freezing on almost full RAM, possibly disk cache problem

The problem I think is somewhat similar to this thread. It doesn't matter if I have swap enabled or disabled, whenever the real used RAM amount starts going close to maximum and there is almost no ...
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What do I do if Ubuntu 16.04 freezes, but I can move only the mouse? [duplicate]

I sometimes experience whole Ubuntu freezes (from 14.04 to 16.04, I upgrade by a clean installation), just mouse can move (that's why this question is different from others). I think this is caused by ...
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ubuntu gnome 16.04 freezes after login [duplicate]

If i have my second display pluged in everything freezes after a couple of seconds after login. I'm running version 16.04. The grahpics card is a gtx960m and i have driver version 361.42. It only ...
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Reached Target shutdown

1 out of 8 times Ubuntu freezes at shutdown. When I click on Esc I see the log and it gets stuck at 'Reached target shutdown' but it never shuts down. I read somewhere about it's a bug and tried to ...
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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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Ubuntu keeps freezing. How do I troubleshoot? [closed]

Ubuntu started freezing on me everytime I log in. It will work for a few minutes, but will become unresponsive. I can still move the mouse around, but can't click anything. Keyboard shortcuts don't ...
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Possible Chromium problems and or stability issues

I have the latest version of ubuntu up to date and I use it quite some time now... but it starts showing up some "old windows" issues... I mean that it freezes sometimes without apparent reason (...