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Ubuntu installer freezes on Mac

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on an 11,5 Macbook Pro. I created a live USB (with dd) and booted to it without a problem. (Well, the Wi-Fi doesn't work, but that seems unrelated.) When I try to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when I click Logout or Shudown

In both cases it looks the same: the taskbar/unity is gone and the apps stay on the screen as they were but frozen. What can be causing it?
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezing soon after boot

Installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Surface Pro 2 this morning. Ubuntu freezes less than one minute after boot. No mouse or keyboard registers and I can't drop into terminal with Ctrl+Alt+F1 or Ctrl+Alt+F7. ...
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How to recover from freeze while nothing works? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. Sometimes Ubuntu freezes and i can't do anything anymore. What can i do to recover from this situation? In windows it was simple i just had to use task manager via ...
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Keyboard freezes / stuck if a key pressed repeatedly

I use Acer 4530. This problem has happened long since Ubuntu 10.10 and now that I use 11.04 dual booted with Linux Mint 10. Everytime I press one key repeatedly, like when I read a long article in a ...
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Freezing or striped pattern on the screen after loading the desktop

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. My computer has a GeForce 6100 nForce 405 graphics card. My screen freezes or displays a pattern stripes after loading the desktop. I tried to change the video driver, but ...
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Opening Chrome causes Ubuntu to freeze

Ubuntu v14.04 Simply opening the Chrome browser causes Ubuntu to freeze completely. No key strokes are effective and the mouse pointer is frozen in place or disappears. After a hard reboot, I opened ...
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Newly installed unbuntu 14.04 in dual-boot Freezes

I have a Windows 7 and I wanted so badly to have a linux in dual-boot since long time. So I did it, and made everything right. First, I tried it on usb stick. Then, I installed it in a 250GB ...
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Reboot/Shutdown freeze on ubuntu logo

I have Intel Nuc DN2820FYKH (Celeron N2830, Intel HD, BT, Wi-Fi) with Ubuntu 15.04 fresh install (ran upgrade system after install). All Peripherals removed except USB keyboard. Bios set to non-UEFI ...
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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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Ubuntu live usb and installation freezes

the problem is, that the ubuntu 15.04 64bit as well as the 14.04 64bit live usb I created freezes at random points during the installation as well as when I use it as a live cd. I verified the usb ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 + Thinkpad T510 + Xmgrace -> mysterious system freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Thinkpad T510 and planning on running simulation related work. The system works really nice until I try to use xmgrace to plot few *.xvg data files (see ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stuck at “reboot: Restarting System”

I know this has been asked multiple times before, but most of these threads don't have an answer. I tried user62664's solution here and ran sudo update-grub successfully, but nothing changed. This ...
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How to prevent system from gettin Freezed on launching any software?

I'm using a computer system with the following system specification: System: HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-DX878AV Memory: 1GB Processor: Intel Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz x 2 Graphics: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen Freezes Randomly with NVidia

I recently install Nvidia 352.21 driver. All works fine except one thing and I don't know why. Sometime my Ubuntu Screen Freezes and to fix it I need to switch from graphics mode(CTRL+ALT+F7) in ...
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Why does 15.04 freeze?

The issues are listed in this link, but I'll relist/summarize here: Ubuntu 15.04 is locking up on me, primarily when watching internet videos or listening to Slacker Radio. I have Ubuntu installed on ...
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Screenshooter hangs XFCE4

Several times over the last 48 hours I have had to reboot my way out of an XFCE4 hang where the mouse and keyboard cease responding in the GUI. A pattern has emerged whereby this happens just after I ...
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Ubuntu froze, then after poweroff it will not start⠀⠀⠀⠀

Yesterday I was playing a game on my laptop, and by mistake I opened a webpage and my laptop froze. I shut it down from the button, and when I try to turn on the laptop it stops at this purple screen ...
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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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Chrome freezes after exiting full screen mode in Netflix

So Ubuntu has recently announced the support of Netflix using Chrome v37+. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Chrome 37.0.2062.120 (64-bit), and I have a problem specifically with Netflix. When I exit the ...
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Temporary mouse freeze

I have an issue where my mouse freezes for a couple of seconds and then returns to normal, the same thing happens with my keyboard, though it is less obvious. The UI keeps updating during this time. ...
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System freezes when starting intellij - 100% cpu but no process using it

The Situation I have a brand new computer and I am using ubuntu-gnome. Everyhting works fine, except when I start intellij. It starts fine up to the moment when it reads the project files. Than it ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 desktop freezes after short time

BACKGROUND: I am a new Kubuntu user and I have installed Kubuntu 15.04 on my system for the first time. The installation completed without error and I can boot into a working system. Here are my ...
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Swap and Ram both maxed out and nearly froze my computer; what log files should I open, and who should I share them with?

Woah, linux just got gridlocked. Everything started screeching to a halt, not even mouse movement. Just opening tabs on chrome. Jumped to a terminal with ctrl+alt+f5 or something, took me minutes to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS freezes and crash creating user account

System settings —> users accounts —> freeze window. 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G92 [GeForce GTS 250] (rev a2) Kernel driver in use: nouveau 06:00.0 IDE interface: ...
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“GHES: HEST is not enabled!” Error on install

When trying to install 14.04.2 LTS, I am having to set nomodeset and no splash for the install to progress past a flashing cursor on black screen where it otherwise becomes stuck. After running for ...
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Xubuntu freezing on a computer running Radeon 9100 IGP

So this is whats happening, I decided to revive an old ASUS Pundit (believe thats what they where called) with Xubuntu. It has a 3.00 GHz Pentium 4 with 1Gb RAM and with a Radeon 9100 IGP. My issue ...
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14.04 often at 100% CPU and freezes daily

Can anyone suggest a way forward? Do I need to try a lighter OS like Lubuntu or Puppy? Go back to 12.10? Might there be a hardware problem I can check? Or...? I've been runnung Ubuntu for a 1 yr ...
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How Can I tell if Firefox is Freezing Ubuntu?

Recently installed Ubuntu 14 on somewhat older system. For the most part it runs smoothly and quickly. However, every once in a while I get a complete system freeze, no mouse, nothing. Only REISUB ...
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Chromium freezes when suspend

I experiment the next issue every time I suspend Ubuntu 14.04 : when the computer begin to work as usual again, Chromium freezes, I mean, if Chromium is closed, and I start it, it only shows the top ...
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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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Ubuntu 15 hangs on shutdown / reboot

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 14 to 15.04. Since then I have trouble shutting down the system normally - it just hangs at the splash screen and never turns off. This wasn't happening before ...
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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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GRUB freezes if external hard drive is connected. Can I simply make it invisible to GRUB?

GRUB seems to freeze whenever my 2 TB external hard drive (WD My Book) is connected. Connecting it while GRUB is loading does the same thing, but doing it afterwards or not at all will let my computer ...
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Mouse freezes when connected through usb switch and simulatinously pressing keyboard key

I have an Aten US224 USB Switch which works fine under Windows. However in Ubuntu the mouse freezes as soon as I press a keyboard button (e.g. Alt + Tab) and simultaneously moving the mouse cursor. It ...
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Unable to upgrade Ubuntu [duplicate]

My computer is randomly freezing up. I think it may be related to a kernal issue do to reading other threads where people had the same issue. my version of linux is quite old, but i can not upgrade to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 becomes unresponsive

I have scoured this forum and many others looking for a solution and found nothing that helps. I am at a loss on what to do next... I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer that is dual ...
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Random crashes after Nvidia instalation, even before boot!

I've recently bought my desktop a PNY Geforce GTX 650 TI Boost so I could play Steam games on Ubuntu. I've also bought a brand-new 500 W power supply unit because my older one wouldn't be able to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezes for a second every 6-10 seconds, PCI/Radeon related messages in kern.log

Tonight I made a fresh install of Xubuntu 15.04 on my laptop, an Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG. I was running 14.04 LTS before, and all was fine. I didn't have lot of stuffs to save, so I went for a ...
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Keybord / Mouse lagging

I'm mew to Ubuntu, but I cant answer to this anywhere. I have a Corsair Gaming Keyboard and a Logiteck 602 Mouse. Both laggs like he... When I type the cursor is freesing and after a few seconds, it ...
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T440s randomly freezing on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04

My T440s thinkpad randomly freezes when running both the LTS and current Ubuntu release. I haven't be able to identify a pattern to the freezes. This happened on Mint 17.1, so I tried fresh installs ...
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“acpi=off” works, but “acpi=ht” does not, what does that mean?

I had problems installing and running any Ubuntu distro (I tried every major version from 12 to 15...). If the setup would not freeze, the system itself would freeze later on. Finally I set "acpi=off" ...
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12.04 Mouse pointer freezing in google chrome

If I use Google Chrome to view videos on Youtube the pointer freezes but I can still use mouse although the pointer is invisible, it will stay that way even after closing Chrome until I restart the ...
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Ubuntu freezes constantly when propietary Nvidia drivers are installed

I'm having an issue when I'm running the proprietary nvidia drivers for my ASUS laptop running ubuntu 14.04. The display freezes periodically (about once every few minutes). I know the system is ...
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Ubuntu freezes without doing anything

I just started Ubuntu and after a minute it froze. Nothing works, mouse, terminal, GUI, nothing. How am I supposed to solve this problem which I have never faced before? This is the error message ...
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System froze but is still accesible through ssh

I was doing some stuff on a workstation and the graphics begun to slowly deteriorate, to the point that they've become completely unresponsive. I've tried to use the SysRq key (not to reboot, just to ...
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15.04 Boot Freeze due to pulseaudio

Since upgrading to 15.04 it always takes me 2 or 3 tries to get through the boot process. When I examine the syslog file, it always stops at: Jun 12 14:03:24 laptop2 pulseaudio[1786]: [pulseaudio] ...
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“Preparing gcc-4.8-base” freezes for 14.04 update

I'm trying to update to the 14.04 update, but every time I try to do so, during the "Installing the upgrades" phase, it freezes almost immediately. Under the load bar, it states, "Preparing ...
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How can I delete Ubuntu temp files which are created during software installation or upgrade?

I make a very big mistake with my Ubuntu. I was try to install Ubuntu touch but disk disk has no space. My mistake is I not read/ neg-late need of primary requirement of space for installation of ...
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14.04 Desktop Unresponsive When Applications Minimized

Ive read quite a few very similar issues on here as what follows, though none match the exact symptoms Im experiencing. After a recent update, Ive noticed that when I minimize all my application ...