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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 ...
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Debugging a crash when keyboard is not responsive

Ubuntu 14.04, Kernel 3.13 crashes very frequently, notably when using Firefox, Eclipse and VLC. The effect of the crash is: all USB devices stop responding if playing a video, it hangs up and sounds ...
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system freezes up but i can still move mouse

Sometimes the system will randomly freeze up and all i can do is move the mouse.I looked at several websites and a lot of them suggest pressing alt f1 or alt 1 or something like that, but the keyboard ...
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Ubuntu freezes/crash

Searched the forums for a solution, but it seems that I'm not the only one with this issue. I'm having trouble with Ubuntu freezing, and since it is awesome it would be great if I could find a ...
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Ubuntu completely freezes whenever I search something in “Computer” disk.

Ubuntu completely freezes whenever I search something in "Computer" disk. It's not something related to RAM, because it keeps happening even if search result contains few files and it works just well ...
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Ubuntu freezes all the time - already checked other posts

I've already read many posts with similar problems and have tried a few things, but couldn't get rid of this issue... I have the common problem of my Ubuntu freezing all the time. Everytime I try to ...
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Ubuntu freezes a lot tty's not working

I don't know why but ubuntu freezes a little bit too frequently . when it freezes tty's don't work REISUB dosen't work sometimes it stops but too freeze again. The only option left is hard reset what ...
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Ubuntu 32-bit won't install on Dell Inspiron 4000

I am tuning up a laptop for a friend. The laptop originally ran Windows ME, and is about 13 years old. I recently installed Windows XP on it and it ran like a snail. I am now trying to install 32-bit ...
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WOW freezes after login 15.04

I installed wine 1.6.2 and World of warcraft launcher through it. It fully installed and when I run the game it log ins and asks me to select zone and realm type each time. When I do this the special ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezing (fully) randomly

Probably this question has been asked many times, but have this problem that Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity freezes randomly on my HP Probook 4540s (Intel and AMD graphics) laptop. Wheter it's when using ...
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random freeze on acer es1-711

after upgrading my Acer ES1-711 from trusty to vivid (by running do-release-upgrade without skipping versions, as recommended by canonical's update instructions), it started to completely freeze about ...
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Drive won't mount after passphrase

I have enjoyed my time with linux and the learning process. So much so, that i setup a profile for my son. Not sure what he did, or if he even did anything. When starting up, i get to the point ...
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shutdown freeze

I am using HP pavilion g series laptop. The OS is Ubuntu 14.04. Sometimes when I turn my laptop off, it does not shut down. Instead, it freezes at the point when showing the Ubuntu word and the dots ...
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What should I do to understand why my computer freeze? [duplicate]

After updating to Ubuntu 15.04 I am experiencing several freezes of my laptop: suddenly everything stops, the screen freezes and the last sound emitted keep playing forever. I am then forced to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezing on shutdown/reset and having problem with AMD

Having upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 my AMD graphics were still working but going to TTY, reset or shutdown would result in a freeze. The logs gave no real clues as to what is going on. What I found ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Intermittent Freeze Issue

My 3 year old Dell Inspiron 14 N4050 laptop running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS now keeps on freezing whenever some heavy stuff is going on. At first I diagnosed it to Chrome issue, but later even after I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04 freeze on shutdown/restart

I've been using ubuntu 14.04 with unity for a few months on my current laptop without any issue until today. I had to install Windows 7 in order to use a software which isn't available on linux. ...
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Major problem with Nvidia after a release upgrade, 12.04 to 14.04. Can't access terminal to fix it!

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 I experience a complete freeze at the login. I can't use any input devices, so I can't use Ctrl+Alt+F2 to get to the command line. I can't ssh in for whatever ...
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Display freezes temporarily with nvidia drivers on 14.04

I'm having a problem with my ubuntu 14.04 LTS laptop, with nvidia drivers. Every so often the display freezes. There doesn’t seem to be any pattern to it and the computer keeps running fine. I can ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Bug - issue with my on-board networking adapter and the ACPI of my computer

This old bug affects me severely, I say old bug because it is very well documented in the following link: Bug report This bug results in two things: My on-board networking doesn't work, and trying ...
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Ubuntu and Xubuntu freezes before login screen (purple screen)

I tried both Ubuntu and Xubuntu (14.04, 64 bit, dual boot with Windows 8) When I select Ubuntu from the boot menu, it freezes. But when I choose "advanced options for Ubuntu" and select and older ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes and System Problems

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop Sony Vaio VPCEA16FG, I have been getting system freezes(everything including display, mouse, keyboard stops working and I have to do a restart ...
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UBUNTU 12.0.4 LTS freezes on wireless occassionaly

This happens only when I connect to wifi, the system freezes and would not respond at all (ctrl+alt+f7 also does not work). Restarting the system is the only option. But the annoying thing is even if ...
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freeze on purple screen when installing 14.04

I've tried to install 6 different variants of ubuntu today and failed everytime always the same problem. It boots up, I'm greeted with a screen that asks if I want to test or install ubuntu (there ...
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Desktop freezes regularly. Ctrl+Alt+F keys doesn't work

I've been running 14.04 on my work computer (Dell Latitude E6440) since last May with no issues. 4 or 5 weeks ago I upgraded to the 3.16 kernel and the newer X.org via the LTS Enablement Stack. ...