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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How to determine what happened and locate the problem when my system freezes?

Hello I had some freezes with my desktop. It is Lucid 10.04 on a Lenovo 3000 N200. System freezes completely. How can I locate the problem?
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Lenovo Z360 sometimes doesn't suspend, freezing up completely

I have a new Lenovo Z360 laptop. About 1 in 5 times, instead of suspending when I close the laptop lid, the screen goes blank and the machine freezes and stays on, with the fan running. I have to ...
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why does this system freeze if I run any user other than root? (gdm, xdm, lxdm, etc)

I'm on an old desktop (see the hardinfo report): here Okay, the problem I have is, I'm forced to use root (which is not safe, obviously) to do anything! I can't log in as a user (except from a ...
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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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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 ...