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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MineCraft freezes on Orcale Java but not openjdk [duplicate]

So when I updated from 13.04 to 14.04 LTS (I do a clean reinstall of the new ubuntu version) and did minecraft on the first time using orcale java. When I started to launcher it froze ubuntu up and ...
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Lenovo E531, Ubuntu 12.04, x64, freezing

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04, x64 in my Lenovo E531 laptop and I have noticed that when the battery is on the laptop (the AC power is not plugged in) randomly freezes. Nothing responds (mouse, ...
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Issues with performance and screen fonts

I've had Ubuntu on my system for a little over two years now. I'm running 12.04 currently and recently I've faced a number of issues with the system. It hangs way too often and mostly when I'm on ...
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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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Laptop freezes and cannot start at all

I have laptop Dell Inspiron 3537, 64-bit, with OEM installed Ubuntu 12.04: Configuration: Intel Core i7-4500U (up to 3.00 Ghz, 4MB), 15.6" HD (1366x768) WLED, 8192MB 1600 MHz DDR3, AMD Radeo HD ...
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12.04 freeze after update

12.04 running on Dell Inspiron 3847, Intel® Pentium(R) CPU G3220 @ 3.00GHz × 2, graphics = Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.3, 128 bits). This has occasionally crashed with no discernible pattern, and ...
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Login screen freeze

I've installed Ubuntu 14 on my laptop using Lili. When I try to log in after a few second screen freezes (I know I should change my display driver), The problem is I can't download the NVIDIA display ...
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Application needing elevated privileges freezes X11 on AMD A10

I have a new A10 cpu from AMD running the embedded video processors. Love it by the way. Issue is that any application that requires elevation will freeze the X11 server right away. If I ctl-alt-f1 ...
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Intel Atom N2800 freezes until mouse or key press

Recently I bought few small china PCs with Intel Atom N2800 processors. Beside the well known problem with the PowerVR graphic chips I have another very strange problem. I tried on Ubuntu 12.04.1 ...
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Ubuntu becomes unstable when connected to external monitor and eventually freezes

I've got this really anoying problem and haven't been able to find anyone that's ever had one like this. I use a Dell XPS 15 (L502x) with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M tunning Ubuntu 14.04. Before even ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 frequent mouse freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Asus (i5 core and 8GB Ram) since Ubuntu is more and more growing on me. However I experience frequent freezes of my screen. I cannot move ...
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screen freezes ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have a GT 520MX and updated with the nvidia proprietary driver (tested), each time the screen freezes, you can touch the keys but can not see anything. Each 5 seconds the system freezes . any ...
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Frequent short freezes after upgrade to 14.04

A problem emerged when I upgraded Kubuntu to 14.04. In several minutes after booting up, Linux starts to freeze shortly (~1 second) and frequently (every ~5 seconds); not only graphics, but also sound ...
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Suspend-resume doesn't work on ASRock CoreHT with ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I have tried a lot of things I've found on the internet, but I am not able to get suspend and resume working. However hibernate works fine. Maybe anyone here can help me. I used to ran Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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Ubuntu freezes and glitches after login

I first encountered this when installing ubuntu alongside windows 7. it froze and then glitched to the same screen. I restarted the installation and reinstalled ubuntu and everything worked fine. ...
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bad ram in DIMM1 need to limp by till monday, can I temporarily disable a memory slot?

Got to work, started windows, immediately blue screened as soon as I logged in. After a few tries I ran diagnostics and found the ram in dimm1 was bad. I can boot into Ubuntu and it runs pretty well ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Keeps freezing

I am not really sure on what is happening but my laptop keeps freezing on me. This has been happening for a few days now, and I notice that it happens when I am loading a Youtube video or downloading ...
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Keeps freezing after startup

I installed the newest version and it freezes after start up. Sometimes its just a blank screen. Need help! I replaced vista with ubuntu.
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 from Linuxmint on UEFI Acer Aspire V5-123-12104G50nss

I would like to install Ubuntu on an Acer Aspire V5-123-12104G50nss, but both UEFI and Legacy mode fails, and the notebook freezes during boot. I thought fglrx causes the problem, but i have the same ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after lid open

I have dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Win7. When I bought my laptop (HP ProBook 4540s) it had SUSE Linux 11 installed, but I replaced that with Windows. Everything works fine on Win, but I fell in love ...
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Ubuntu freeze when RAM exceed 70%

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on thinkpad T43 with 1GB RAM. After exceed about 70% RAM system freeze, but I'm sometimes able to rum command line (what takes ~15 min) and kill Firefox and system back to ...
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Corrupted hard drive - how can I rescue my files? [duplicate]

Lets get things straight: I'm a bit of a noob. My Ubuntu System was not working well, so I went on the live CD and checked the system, everything went smoothly. So rebooted it without the Live CD and ...
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Installing 13.04 (x64) off of USB (and via Windows installer) onto SSD but stuck at loading screen [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu to alleviate some Windows issues I've been having. I've run checkdisk so I know my disk hasn't gone bad. (Or at least it hadn't found anything...) I'm trying to install ...
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ubuntu freeze when I plugged the power cable

I recently update the system(12.10) on my laptop and after that whenever I plug the power cable in to my laptop it freezes and has no function of the mouse or the keyboard. I have to reboot the laptop ...
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Black Screen after Grub menu with a underscore

Recently after trying to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04 my laptop will boot up until the grub menu and after selecting my OS it would just give me a black screen with a underscore at the top ...
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Ubuntu freezes on splash screen during install

Every time I try to install Ubuntu it freezes on the splash screen, the whole computer freezes, I'm left with no option but to restart. I also tried to install Linux Mint the same thing happened.
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs at purple screen after it asks for my password [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS onto a Toshiba Tecra M5. The install appears to have been successful but when it says "install complete restart your computer" the computer does not restart. It just ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 NetworkManager “Dump inconsistency detected” System Freeze

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on Asus N550JV laptop. My system gets frozen pretty randomly during the day. Sometimes it's possible to switch to terminal and then back to resolve it, other times it entirely ...
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ubuntu 14.04 freezes randomly [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 version along side with windows 7. Ubuntu freezes randomly I am unable to use any keys on keyboard since they are not working even mouse is not working.the only solution ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Hangs While Screen is Off

I have an Asus G73JW laptop with a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 x64. While I'm using the laptop, it works quite well - but if I leave the laptop unattended for a while, I come back it will have a ...
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Typing freezes in Chromium omnibox and enigmatic letter “a” in bar since Ubuntu 14.04

Since Lubuntu/Ubuntu 14.04 I can't use Chromium browser, because serious typing freezes appears in Chromium omnibox. It is possible type site address only in first tab, only one time after Chromium ...
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Keyboard and mouse freezes after upgrade to 14.04 [on hold]

I just completed the upgrade and my keyboard & touchpad freezes after some random minutes of usage. The only way is to switch the tty (ctrl+alt+f6) then switching to tty7 back. I since I cannot ...
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What are possible damages can harm a computer after forced turning off (pressing the power button)?

For sure a lot of us has experienced a freeze situation for some reason, and we don't have any other solution but to turn off our PC manually (maybe for lack of experience), so: Is it harmful to the ...
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Black screen freeze after logging in Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS on an Acer Aspire-5742G with Intel Core i3 processor, 8 GB RAM, 640 GB HDD and nVidia GeForce 520M with 1GB memory. I ran BleachBit with sudo permissions form the ...
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Acer Aspire V3-772G suddenly freezes on Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

My brand new Acer Aspire V3-772G suddenly freezes on Ubuntu 14.04. Mouse and Keyboard do not respond and I have to do a hard-reboot, using the power button (and the same sound is repeating in a loop). ...
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New hardware -> random freezes and reboots

I need some help from the community on this one. I recently started playing DOTA2 through Steam on my box and decided to upgrade a few of the components for better gameplay. First I added in another ...
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System freezes on the splash screen after 14.04 update

Today I decided to upgrade to 14.04, right after the system reboot I noticed that when the splash screen came up, all the loading dots below the logo were orange (instead of white, then change to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Login freeze, no keyboard or mouse input [on hold]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. The live image worked just fine. But after installing I have some problems (which is sad, I already had plenty of problems with Ubuntu 12...). The Login screen appears, ...
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Unbuntu 14.04 randomly freezes

I know this has been asked several times, but many of them are tagged as duplicates and sent back to what should I do if the computer freezes. I don't want the computer to freeze and only want those ...
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14.04 on DELL L502X freeze at startup after installing nvidia drivers

First i want to apologise for my bad english. Now straight to my problem.:) After OS installation I started installing the drivers for GeForce GT540M graphics in my notebook. I chose the ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 Fresh Install Is Slow/Freezing

I installed Ubuntu for the first time today. I dual booted with Windows 7. Windows works just fine, and Ubuntu will load just fine in a timely manner. The problem is the desktop seems slow, my mouse ...
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Is stopping freezed Ubuntu at HP Compaq PC by pressing shortly the computer Reset button OK? [duplicate]

If my Ubuntu 12.04 installed on the HP Compact PC freezes, I simply press shortly the Reset button on the computer case as I am used to do in Windows. The Ubuntu 'Shut down' dialog appears and works ...
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Whole system hang after upgrade to Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 [closed]

Occasionally, once in a few days, my computer hangs. The mouse is not movable. I cannot switch to any terminal (Ctrl+Alt+F1/F2/...) and the only way is to perform a hard reset. Did not find anything ...
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What is Evolution reliability? When can I expect solution of its “freezing”?

The Evolution 3.2.3 program in my fully updated Ubuntu 12.04 occasionally "freezes" and I need to restart the PC. Sometimes it happens when I quickly move to further ('work', but 7 day) weeks or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS randomly freezes (graphics/unity only) [duplicate]

When I'm just chilling on the desktop or doing whatever, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS will (every 10-20 minutes or so) just randomly freeze. The screen just stops, I can't see my mouse move, etc. However, I can ...
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Trackpad causing Xubuntu freeze

I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS (x64) onto my laptop. It works completely fine when I am using my mouse instead of the trackpad, but once I start to use the trackpad, then after a minute ...
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Graphics card issue (gt 630M)

I've installed ubuntu 14.04 and I have a problem with the graphic card. I've a i5 processor, so it has dual and switchable graphics, intel and nvidia. The trouble comes with the nvidia driver, as when ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 now the system is constantly freezing [closed]

Each 5 seconds the system freezes for a second, I can't move the mouse, the audio repeats the last second, I have no idea of what is causing it, but I have an laptop with nvidia optimus and I'm using ...
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Problem while trying to create users in Ubuntu 14.04 64bits version

My problem began when I tried to create a new user in GUI mode. When I click on "users accounts" in "System configuration" the window changes to black and stops responding. I tried to reinstall the OS ...
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Systematic freezes with Unity on 14.04 [closed]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my secondary SSD (primary has Win 8.1 on it). First of all (it might not be completely relevant with my freezing issue but I think it's worth mentioning) : my bios ...