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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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4answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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Random touchpad and keyboard freezes on new installation [closed]

My touchpad and keyboard freeze up on my newly installed Ubuntu 10.10. They remain frozen until you shut down manually. No keys work, cursor doesn't move - it's like a screenshot. I was using Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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10.10 freezing when sftp downloading [closed]

My ubuntu 10.10 is freezing during downloading from my other computer on sftp. I thought it might be some nautilus issues so I tried it via command line and I got the same thing - after few minutes ...
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1answer
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Will a system restore fix constant crashing/freezing issues?

My recent installation 10.10 on my laptop keeps freezing/crashing on start-up after working perfectly for one day. The system just freezes, like a screenshot, and a restart is required. It happens ...
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1answer
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How do you diagnose constant crashing issues?

My recent installation 10.10 on my laptop keeps freezing/crashing on start-up after working perfectly for one day. The system just freezes, like a screnshot, and a restart is required. It happens ...
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2answers
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Mouse and Keyboard Freeze [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 today and have had mouse problem since. Symptoms: At some arbitrary point in time (frequency: 2-3 times per hour), the mouse and keyboard stops working for ever(may be). I ...
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2answers
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10.10 Freezes totally

My Maverick freezes constantly, no matter what I'm doing. Browsing with chromium or firefox, using cmus to play music, or copying 24 gb files from partition to partition while burning a CD, it will ...
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2answers
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Why is my terminal freezing up?

Sometimes when my terminal freezes up and it will not let me type. I can not identify any causes, nor how to diagnose. Any suggestions? Thanks! GNOME Terminal 2.30.2 on Ubuntu 10.04
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2answers
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Nautilus freezes when connecting to SSH server [closed]

I have several nautilus bookmarks pointing to SSH servers, so that I can easily access them. Out of nowhere this doesn't work anymore. When I open a bookmark or enter ssh://user@server in the location ...
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1answer
520 views

Ubuntu start-up problem [closed]

Ubuntu is showing the following screen when i turned on my computer. Im using ubuntu 10.04.Just can't get any further.
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The new kernel causes system freeze

I recently updated my netbook (Asus 1005px) running ubuntu 10.10. The update came with a newer kernel. And it causes the system to freeze. Randomly the screen goes off, and I have to do a force ...
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3answers
563 views

Firefox Freezes Laptop [closed]

I have an HP dv5000 which is having a problem with Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10. I experience intermittent complete system freezes the only solution to which is to do a hard restart. It appears to be ...
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1answer
694 views

Why is my keyboard gets suddenly locked?

I start normally my notebook lenovo 3000 N200 my version is 10.04. After many hours working on computer with mouse my keyboard gets locked. So I can't type anything, only Ctrl + Alt + F1 is working. ...
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2answers
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How to recover unbootable system?

I have just run the most recent set of recommended updates on a 10.10 system. The computer is now un-bootable. It gets as far as the "Ubuntu..." splash and then does nothing. I cannot switch to a ...
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1answer
860 views

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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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 ...