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Freezes for unknown reasons, causing fan to go crazy on a Portege laptop [closed]

I have recently installed Natty on a new Toshiba Portege laptop. I find it extremely irritating that the system freezes frequently, about every other time I use the computer. Then the fan goes crazy ...
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How can I prevent my system to freeze just after startup? [closed]

I recently updated my system from ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04. Since then my computer freezes on startup. I believe my wireless card is the cause. When I turn it off, I can sometimes start without freeze ...
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Investigating a system “freeze”

Am on Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS Linux skiran 2.6.32-32-generic-pae #62-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 20 22:10:33 UTC 2011 i686 GNU/Linux My machine froze for the 5th time in 2 days. Had to reboot, and login to a ...
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X freeze when system wakes up [closed]

Two machines: Laptop: When I close the lead and open it again I see the last status of the desktop and I have control over the mouse. This seems to also happen with the screen saver (shut off ...
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Freeze on boot if on battery [closed]

We are looking at a freshly installed Ubuntu 11.04 (64bit) on a Lenovo Thinkpad w520 with an Nvidia GPU. The machine freezes eventually during startup on battery. Startup on AC is fine. The only ...
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Problems upgrading from 9.04

When I try to do a distribution upgrade, my mouse and keyboard completely stop responding, if I plug them back in, they continue to not respond.
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Maximized windows stop repaint when loosing focus

I have a very annoying problem. When I maximize a window and than I change the focus to another window with alt+tab or by clicking it, when I go back to the first maximized window it stops to ...
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GDM causes freeze on a remote login server. (over 5,000 users)

I run an ubuntu FTP server in the company I work for, and we recently migrated over 5,000 customers to it. I created a jailed user / home folder for each customer and everything was running smoothly ...
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Machine freezes after a period of inactivity

My machine freezes after an extended period of inactivity. I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04. This is when the problem started. When I try to access my sleeping machine, I can see the ...
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Constant freezes on new Sandy Bridge Thinkpad

I've had my Thinkpad T420 (integrated graphics, 8GB RAM, i5) for less than a month. I couldn't successfully install Natty (installer finished, but wouldn't boot), so I went with Maverick instead. On a ...
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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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'lsusb' command doesn't render anything in the Terminal and just stays idle [closed]

This stems from my problem with my mouse. Sometimes during usage my mouse will just die on me (the red laser still on). When I unplug it and replug it in, the laser doesn't come back on. Not even ...
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Random mouse freeze on boot

I've upgraded 8 computers to 11.04 from 10.10 through the standard update version process. Two are giving me problems with the UDB optical mouse being frozen upon boot, to either a login prompt, or to ...
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Upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 freezes at startup; keyboard and mouse don't work; “It seems that you do not have the hardware required to run Unity…” [closed]

Just after an upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04, Ubuntu freezes at startup on a dialog saying: "It seems that you do not have the hardware required to run Unity. Please choose Ubuntu Classic", etc. ...
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Random freezes followed by loss of WiFi connection with a BCM4313 wireless card [closed]

I did a clean install of Natty Narwhal on my AspireOne D255 Netbook. Right off the bat, it seems to work right out of box, but from time to time (especially shortly after booting up or resuming from ...
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how do i get unity back? “It seems that you do not have the hardware required to run Unity. Please choose Ubuntu Classic” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I activate Unity? restart computer(using ubuntu 11.4) and see this "It seems that you do not have the hardware required to run Unity. Please choose Ubuntu ...
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Distribution upgrade froze my system [closed]

Just tried to upgrade to 11.04 with Update Manager. Near the end of the "Installing the upgrades" phase, my computer froze completely; the mouse isn't working and the keyboard is flashing. I don't ...
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Unity freezes after compiz configuration change [closed]

Well this is a follow-up question regarding Ubuntu 11.04 randomly logs out in middle of use. After some people suggested I re-install I used the beta1 iso to reinstall and upgraded instantly about 3-4 ...
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Window freezes when hulu is running and monitor shuts off [closed]

When I'm watching something on Hulu in full screen and my power management tells my monitor to shut off the window locks up and I can't exit the full screen mode. Pressing any keys or combination of ...
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Natty loves to freeze itself

I just upgraded my Maverick to Natty 3 days ago. It's fun and good. I try to be familiar with Unity, but the Natty constantly freezes suddenly. I try another alternative, I use Ubuntu Classic instead ...
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Libreoffice writer freezes my system - nothing appears on the terminal

When i try to open Libreoffice Writer it just stops loading after the progress bar moves for the first time. My panel's clock freezes at the same time and the only way to regain control of the system ...
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Reading logs after I've had to hard reboot

I have a VGA to S-Video converter which I use to watch movies on the TV from my laptop, but after I've plugged it the laptop starts freezing whenever I try to suspend it or hibernate it. Can I read ...
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Lock Screen causes screensaver to crash, session freezes [closed]

Whenever the screen is locked (either by menu or by switching users), bug buddy show up saying the screensaver has crashed, then the entire session freezes up and can't do anything. It must be killed ...
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System hangs at startup on the wallpaper with logo

Hey everyone, I have a little problem with 11.04. I ran the update and after the reboot it takes me on the loading page but that's all I would get. No cursors, no options just the wallpaper and the ...
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In Unity Everything Running on Gnome Freezes [closed]

I Start using the terminal or nautilus and they freeze (all the apps), the program works, but the interface is freeze, I pass my mouse on the terminal, in ccm and is freezed but the cursor act like is ...
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Resizing a window freezes the entire system

I have just installed Natty on an Intel Celeron single core CPU with 1 GB RAM without a 3D graphic card and Natty is running on Classic Desktop instead of Unity. I have to force turn off and restart ...
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Only mouse is responsive after closing laptop lid

I just upgraded to 11.04 and have been having this issue. I'm using the Unity interface, my card is an Intel GM965. When I close my laptop lid I have it set to just blank screen. When I open the lid ...
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Unable to shutdown/restart/hibernate

After I installed ubuntu 11.04, it wont shutdown nor restart, it just freeze, and I have to hold the power button in order to turn off my netbook. (It also happens on livecd) Can anyone tell me the ...
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Weird logout, system freeze and restart problem [closed]

I am having this weird problem where my system will either restart all of a sudden or just freeze. Sometimes it just gets me logged out of Ubuntu and I have to login again. Not sure if its related, ...
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Freeze at startup: “It seems that you do not have the hardware required to run Ubuntu” [closed]

Just after an update from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04 and a restart, Ubuntu freeze at startup on a dialog saying: "It seems that you do not have the hardware required to run Unity. Please choose Ubuntu ...
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How do you handle unity freezes?

This is a question in general. Sometimes when using Natty, the interface freezes like the keyboard works but the mouse does respond. In which case pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1 puts me at the terminal. However ...
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Screen freezes upon screensaver when playing video [closed]

Trying to install Natty on a Pent dual, core 2.50 GHz, 4gb ram, nvidia 8400 with 260.19.44. I have 10.10 installed and it works perfect. When i install 11.04 all goes well but when it goes in to ...
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Finder freezes when deleting files across a OS X/Linux network [closed]

I have my MacBook 5,2 hooked up to an Ubuntu 10.10 'server' via ethernet. I've installed netatalk and avahi-daemon on the server. I've disallowed Spotlight (OS X's search utility) from indexing 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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Freezes after a period of time on an intel i945 [closed]

Recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my intel PC. After i log in and desktop appears it freezes after sometime. Mouse does not work and neither the keyboard. I have this same problem with Ubuntu 10.04. ...
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Random 10.10 Freeze Diagnosis

I am running 10.10 Desktop version and it has been working for a month or so. All of a sudden, I am getting "random" freezes from 5-15 minutes after startup. The system never comes back and I have ...
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Gnome-Panel freezes occasionally

Hey folks, I have a problem with my Gnome-Panel. Occasionally my gnome-panel freezes, meaning that all icons (network status, sound, etc.) freeze along with the time displayed. When I kill the ...
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If Ubuntu freezes when running off a USB drive, will it freeze after full installation?

I'm planning to install Ubuntu on an aging Compaq Presario V5000. I've established that the Unity desktop is not suited to this laptop, and am now using the standard (Gnome?) desktop. I'm grappling ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 freezes

I have the following configuration: CPU: amd athlon 64bit Motherboard: Phoenix with awardBIOS v6.0 APIC mode = disabled Video card: GeForce 5500 Sound card: soundblaster live 24bit RAM: 1.5GB ...
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How are USB ports related to the computer power, and why would they cause my computer to freeze?

I have an issue with my new Toshiba laptop. Whenever I plug in an external USB device, if the laptop is not plugged in to the wall, the laptop freezes. However, nothing happens if the laptop is ...
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Google image search super slow

I've just started using Ubuntu (10.10) so I have a reasonably fresh install. Regardless of if I use the Firefox 4 latest beta or 3.6.13. Google image search is dead slow and sometimes intermittently ...
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Video freezes every few seconds

I have problems playing videos on my Ubuntu 10.10 machine. The video FREEZES every 20-25 seconds, while I could still hear the audio. I use Totem Movie Player (GStreamer) & have nVidia on-board ...
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Keyboard freezes when xorg crashes [closed]

Situation is like that. Many times has happened that Xorg freezes and with it also keyboard. Quite some times because of some Compiz effects or Flash (fullscreen switch). Keyboard becomes totaly ...
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Mouse cursor freezes randomly with Intel GMA 950 [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 its installed using Wubi, dual boot with Windows. It's fresh install. Randomly mouse cursor freezes and can't click anything on the screen. I can move mouse but can't click. ...
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Netbook freezes with high load on every IO operation

I have Acer EEE PC with SSD drives and ubuntu 10.10. It works fine - most of the time - but after boot or io-intense operation (copying file, installing updates, etc...) load increases to 2, stays for ...
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Network Manager Applet menu freezes and does not respond

Since the latest update in Ubuntu 10.10, the nm-applet has started doing some strange things. I boot up the PC, all is fine, internet works, etc... but after a period of time, approx and hour, the ...
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Freezing at login screen [closed]

Diagnosis: I'm running Ubuntun 10.04. It has been running smoothly for pleny of time (8~9 months). I've done the clean install (not upgrading). One day I left the screen locked and when I returned ...
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How to Fix Firefox when it freezes completely after open it?

First time ever today Firefox Version 3.6.13 freezed for me on Ubuntu 10.10 64bit. I open Firefox normally but then nothing respond on the GUI.The only thing I can do is close it. When Closed I try ...
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MSI U130 freezes on shutdown

The computer freezes when i shutdown. I have tried the acpi options acpi=off and acpi=force but they don't work. The computer is a MSI U130. The only way to shutdown is by long pressing the power ...
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Ubuntu freezes when gdm starts [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.10 (upgraded from 10.04) I was browsing in Firefox yesterday, then the PC suddenly did a reset Once it restarted, everything went normal until gdm begun showing. Then everything ...