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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 14.04 frequent mouse freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Asus (i5 core and 8GB Ram) since Ubuntu is more and more growing on me. However I experience frequent freezes of my screen. I cannot move ...
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Ubunty 14.04 freezes when I select a big chunk of text in LibreOffice

When I start selecting text (size of more then a paragraph) in LibreOffice, the entire system freezes. If I use the mouse and left click or press Ctrl+C, the system freezes so I cannot finish ...
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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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Cannot install/boot Ubuntu, but Kali works fine [duplicate]

so i REALLY REALLY want to switch to Linux, because i have been scripting in bash, have had my server for ages already and Windows is just terrible. But i cant seem to boot into (let alone install) ...
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Transfer “freezes” when writing big files on USB drive

When I try to transfer big files (1GB or more) to a USB drive (2.0, 3.0, either HDD or "pen drive") everything goes fine, the file is transferred correctly (tried md5 sum both of the original and the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after login

I'm new to Ubuntu, and had some trouble installing desktop (installer kept freezing up). I was able to install using the Ubuntu Server installation package (64 bit), and added ubuntu-desktop and the ...
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“System program problem detected” with apport-gpu-error-intel.py

My Ubuntu 12.10 was working fine, until a week ago when a software update was installed. Now, every two minutes, the computer hangs for a couple of seconds, and then an error message pops up saying ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes at purple startup screen

I had Ubuntu installed and wanted to remove Python 3. I accidently removed every Python version installed because I didn't know Ubuntu Desktop needs Python to run. I had to reinstall Ubuntu completely ...
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When using atom editor screen turns off on UBUNTU 12.04 LTS?

Tried installing the editor from Ubuntu software center same things happens(screen turns off), especially when i open settings view. OR If i don't use the opened editor for sometime and try to type ...
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ubuntu 15.04 Freezes Frequently on new hard drive [closed]

I just bought a new 1TB - Seagate 7200.14 Family Drive ( ST1000DM003) - and I'm experiencing a weird behavior after installing ubuntu 15.04 and copying my files to new drive. Ubuntu started to ...
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Mouse pointer freezing up

I'm not sure if it should be asked here or on forums but I'll still put it up here to get discussion started, So 2 days back I upgraded to 11.10 64bit beta. There are few crashes which I already ...
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Ubuntu Freezes with USB reconnect for unknown reason [closed]

I have a Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 running Kodi Media Center on X. I have a 25' USB extension to a powered hub with an IR receiver and USB to Serial adapter. This was working great until I upgraded and ...
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Ubuntu Freezes when Switching to Full-screen VirtualBox VM [closed]

I'm on Ubuntu-14.04 64-bit (with all the latest updates) and have a Windows-7 VM on Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.30 which I used regularly (almost everyday) in full-screen mode without any problems. But as ...
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Kubuntu freezes during update when trying to download adobe installer

I'm updating to the latest version of Kubuntu, three times running now it's made it to the part where it goes to download the Adobe Plugin Installer and it freezes. I waited for 3 hours and saw no ...
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Is there anything to check after your computer locks up or freezes?

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop with Ubuntu 14.04, that has worked very well for over a year. However, recently I have been experiencing freezes where the machine does not respond to any ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes on Acer Aspire E11

I have successfully upgraded from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10 using do-release-upgrade on my Acer Aspire E11 laptop. However the whole computer freezes (i.e. gets unresponsive) after some minutes of ...
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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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Package managers cause kernel freeze?

I'm having this serious problem about package management. Whenever I try to install something (anything) it cause system to permanently freeze. It's worse than it looks, Ctrl+Alt+F1 not working and ...
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Random freezing on UbuntuGNOME 15.10

I have a machine with a new installation of UbuntuGNOME 15.10 (64-bit), which has, in the last two days, frozen completely few times. By frozen, I mean that the desktop becomes completely ...
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Lubuntu frozen while installing

I have this old PC hanging around so I decided to install Lubuntu on it just to give it some life and it freezes every time. I made a bootable USB, made two partitions (an ext4 and a swap partition) ...
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15.10 freezes every 10 minutes

Every freeze is preceeded typically by the following sylsog entry. It is a gst_discoverer_discover call (one of several hundred recorded immediately before every freeze) as an example: Oct 20 ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Freeze

I have a system freeze that disables mouse and keyboard. Locks the monitor for about 45 seconds and then restarts. I have the code here from the syslog file that I extracted between freezes. I had ...
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My computer freezes at startup *ERROR* rv770_set_sw_state failed

My computer often totally freezes at startup. I have to reset computer. Some say that I could have problems with power supply. When operating system is loaded, it is operating normally. This error ...
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Crash X manually

I'm working on a the famous freezing of X server. I've already created a question about frozen X server detection As I don't have relevant answer yet, I'm wondering if anyone knows a way to ...
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Ubuntu installation freezes with ASUS (windows 10 dual boot)

I tried to boot up with from a CD and or USB with 15.10 Ubuntu iso. Eveytime I get the same result: "Install Ubuntu" => Loading (purple screen) and freeze. I've disable CMS, and Fast Boot, and Secure ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes a lot usually while playing any media through web

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and am facing system freeze quite frequently while playing any form of media through web (youtube/dailymotion/hotstar etc.). Each time this happens , I need to restart my ...
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New Ubuntu Installation Freezing

Warning, I'm new here I've just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an empty drive. I have another drive in the PC with a Windows 10 installation. Everything on Ubuntu runs fine, until I open an app. Both ...
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Installing freezes/doesn't boot on Asus N552VX [duplicate]

Hi I just got the new Asus N552VX and am trying to get Xubuntu working on it. I have tried both the 14.04 LTS and the 15.14. However in the install I get ACPI PCC probe failed, sometimes it just ...
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Multiple problems: Wine Counter Strike freezes AND Transfer of big files stucks when transferred to PEN DRIVE

I have been having some problems since many days: When I play counter strike, and if I press the UP or DOWN key of VOLUME, the game hangs. It freezes. The music in the background still plays, and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on an Asus G75v laptop

I've installed the latest Ubuntu on my father's laptop (v. 14.04.3). After convincing him that it was better than Windows, he started to work on it an he liked it. But shortly after using it, an ...
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Fresh install of Xubuntu, Freezes after login

80% of the time, when I load my machine up, it freezes after login. Now, we're talking about a fresh install here with barely any additional software. If I keep restarting my machine, via the ...
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Ubuntu sometimes freezes when switching instances via Unity’s Launcher

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 for a friend of mine and she often complains about freezes. I never saw these freezes myself, so I can only give the description she gave me: it happens when switching ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when I reopen my laptop

I am dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Widows 7 on a Dell Latitude E6420. If I close the lid and reopen immediately I can move the mouse but nothing else: no keyboard function and I can't select ...
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System freezes/unresponsive/unusable when copying large file to USB

Yesterday I was copying a single, 8 GB file to a USB with a slow, 7 MB/s write speed, while my RAM is 3 GB. While copying the system froze, to the point where I couldn't even move the cursor. I ...
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Laptop sort of freezes during overnight playback using VLC

I'm not sure if this is a VLC or Ubuntu issue. I generally leave VLC playing overnight with a long playlist of files playing from my local NAS. More often than not, I'll wake up in the morning and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sudden freezes and 100% disk usage

Sometimes I just casually browse web and out of nowhere my disk is usage is 100% and everything freezes. I have 64 bits ubuntu 14.04 with all updates. My pc spec is i5 4670k, integrated GPU and 4gb of ...
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How to troubleshoot random freezes, when alt+sysrq doesn't work? [closed]

How do I troubleshoot random freezes, where the system does not accept any input? I have a computer that used to run Ubuntu a few years back without any problems (I don't know wether any hardware has ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 installation crash - caps lock blinking, then reboots

I have an MSI GT80 laptop. Trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 x64 on it via live usb (not using UEFI). However, intermittently during installation, it freezes, and after a brief period, the caps lock ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 full Freezes [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 15.10, I installed systems updates, Now the system freezes, Nothing works, Not keyboard nor mouse. I have to turn off laptop by holding the power ON/OFF key. What should i do ?
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reboot and shutdown command freeze on my Ubuntu vivid 15.04

Every time I have to reboot or shutdown the display keeps on showing the image of Ubuntu with the dots that keeps on going. Even with command from the terminal. I have to press the button to power off ...
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Unity unresponsive after login; restarting Unity from tty works

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on an older machine. After login, Unity becomes unresponsive. I can move the cursor, but no keyboard command or click seems to have any effect. Moving to tty and ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 freezing at startup

I have installed a dual boot system on an UEFI board with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 (both 64bit). Ubuntu is freezing during bootup very often. In most of the cases it's stuck on a blank orange ...
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Dell XPS 13 2015, Ubuntu 15.10 touchpad freezes after suspend

I have a Dell XPS 13 2015, qHD model running Ubuntu 15.10, kernel 4.2.0-18 and sometimes after suspend the touchpad refuses to work. Xinput no longer recognizes it, and the only way to get the ...
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Ubuntu is relatively unstable [closed]

Ubuntu is much less stable than the dominant OS. It is mostly but not solely Firefox when opening pages like Issuu or html5 sites, where my system hangs. I had not expected to find my computer hanging ...
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How do I fix Ubuntu freezing randomly? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10 keep freezing randomly when browsing, or having some programs on, it doesn't use all ram, I have swap installed and none of the cores areb being 100% used.
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS screen freezing frequently

I'm brand new to Linux and am having a very hard time troubleshooting this problem. My screen is freezing frequently . Here is my machine specs: Intel Core 2 duo E8400 3Ghz, 5Gb RAM, Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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kubuntu 15.10 freezes intermittently - suspected compositor fault

I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.10 couple of days ago and experiencing weird freezes. When the freeze occurs, the screen is unresponsive but I can move the mouse. It occurs pretty randomly - when using the ...
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Ubuntu freezes. Which logs can I check out?

So my computer has lately started freezing completely when I run some programs that, in the past, would work great. What I am unsure about however, is what logs that are available to me that could ...
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Ubuntu not booting from USB Stick

Everything works perfectly...but when I try to boot Ubuntu from my USB..a black screen appears and stays there forever. I left like that for a day...still it remained the same. What should I do?