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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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes a lot

I have a desktop with Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity, fresh install about a year ago. Details: Intel Core i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz × 4, 4Gb RAM, 2 Tb HD, 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Kernel: 3.5.0-54-generic ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts freezes when trying to open applications [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 lts. The problem is whenever I tried to open any application, it freezes and lock down completely. My pc spec is intel dual core, 1gb ram and an onboard nvidea graphic ...
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Login freeze after reboot

My problem started after i rebooted my pc from the terminal , not doing any upgrades ,just a simple reboot , i saw some warning about low space on the home folder nothing else but i think it is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezing nothing in syslog?

I am running Ubunut 14.04. Recently and not exactly sure when it started, my Ubunutu has been freezing. Everything becomes unresponsive and just hangs. I cannot get into any other tty, and nautilus ...
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Freezes and Segfaults

As I said in a previous post, I experienced frequent freezes with Kubuntu 14.10. I was unable to solve my problem, so I opted for a reinstall, what the heck.. This time I've installed xubuntu 14.04 ...
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Frequent freezes with Ubuntu/Xubuntu

I got kubuntu 14.10 (plasma 4) installed on a box equipped with gigabyte z87n and a celeron g3220. No discrete graphics, and one samsung 840 ssd. Now, frequently, my system freezes unexpectedly and ...
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Ubuntu freezing on Legacy PC

I have an eMachine D6419 desktop tower with the following specs: AMD Athlon 64 Processor 3200+ 2.0 GHz, 2000 MHz System Bus, 512 KB L2 Cache, 200GB ATA Hard Drive, 512 MB DDR SDRAM, nVidia GeForce ...
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Freezing when closing lid in 14.04

I have an HP Pavilion with an intel core i7 4400 and an nvidia 740m. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and, when I close the lid and open again, the system freezes. I can see a low bar "_" on top left, ...
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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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Ubuntu Server 14.04 stops responding

I have set up an Ubuntu server at home to host a small web-page containing files I want to access from outside. All is working really well but sometimes if I wake up, the server is frozen. I can't ...
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Display shutsdown suddenly, but PC is working

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit two days ago on an HP Compaq 6510 b laptop (4GB RAM, Intel Core2 Duo CPU T8300 @ 2.40GHz × 2), and I have a problem. Suddenly everything stops moving (example: mouse ...
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How to kill a process that I know it freezes my ubuntu?

I have a process (TRAIN) that turns and I have also started kdevelop and tried to build some application. Then it has frozen. Everything has frozen, no mouse, no changing desktop (Ctrl+Alt+arrow). I ...
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Cinnamon hangs immediately after startup: no interaction with panel and popup notifications

Problem summary: I installed Cinnamon and after a few restarts and configuration changes the panel does not respond anymore, same for the notification pop-ups. Seems like the desktop got the ...
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Going to google.com/chrome/ freezes ubuntu 14.04

mouse stops working and then strange Black and white vertical lines appear. ALT + F2 doesnt work, Alt+ Ctr+ F1 does work, Happens with Firefox, Chromium and The ubuntu Browser, Infact no matter how ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 no launcher and dash after upgrading to 14.10

I have an issue that I realize that many people face, but unfortunately I have not found yet a proper answer. I have a Dell Inspiron N5010, Intel (R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 460 @ 2.53GHz 2.53 GHZ ‖ RAM ...
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System freezes when browsing and opening email client

Issue: The system freezes frequently, and to the point where there is nothing to do but hit the restart button on the case. This happens in particular when using the browser (Firefox) and almost ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 freezes and stops after it is installed?

In the open browser or software center, the system completely freezes and stops responding to orders and then the mouse stops and the system remains in this position without a response. This started ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 random screen freeze

I have am using the light version of Ubuntu (Xfce) and it freezes up. This has happened to three computers that I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on. What is the problem?
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Firefox keeps freezing after upgrade to v35 on Ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading to Firefox 35 on Ubuntu 14.10, I keep experiencing browser freezing every time when I open a new tab, especially when I type in the address bar. The memory usage surges dramatically ...
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Freezes on Dell 7537 with Ubuntu 14.04.1

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on Dell 7537, my laptop has nvidia 750M graphic card. The problem is that OS freezes sometimes without any reason. I installed nvidia-current but nothing changes, the OS ...
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Screen freezing

I've installed the new version of Ubuntu again after I've installed Windows with it in a Dualboot. Since this installation, I have a strange problem. Sometimes when I drag a window, the screen ...
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Ubuntu installer hangs

I am currently trying to attempt a Quadboot with Win 7 (50GB SSD), Mac OS X Maverick, Ubuntu & Android 4.4 all on a Samsung Spinpoint S3 500GB HDD, I will also have a WD 1TB HDD for backup and ...
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Lubuntu hangs after locking

A friend asked me to take care of his Lubuntu 14.04 LTS. He is not a computer expert at all so his bug report might not be accurate. Unfortunately I could not reproduce the error while I am at his ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 keeps freezing without real reason [duplicate]

I have a year old ideapad laptop, I was running 14.04 for a few months without issues, it's only recently that I started encountering a lot of freezes, I would generally be browsing the internet maybe ...
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Laptop freezes whenever I unplug/plug in AC adapter

I have a Samsung Series 9 laptop, model NP900X4C. For a long time now this laptop has had issues with the battery and AC adapter, like this, which got fixed about six months ago: ...
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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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Frequent freezes in Ubuntu

First of all, this is not a duplicate. The other ones are able to move their cursor, I can't. They can use their keyboard, I can't. There's no other way to escape it but to turn it off (by holding the ...
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Frozen screen and odd lines on it

I own a Dell Inspiron N4050 running with Ubuntu 12.04. It's been a while that my laptop's screen get frozen randomly. When it does, a lot of lines appear on the screen (as you can see on the photo). I ...
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Gnome crashing on Ubuntu 14.04 - How can I fix or helping fix it?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo ThinkPad. I checked the option to encrypt the disk during the installation (I don't think that this has an impact on Gnome, but you never know). As I ...
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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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Boot question in Virtual Machine with os ubuntu 14.04

snapshot~ My ubuntu cannot display anything after I do some apt-get upgrade & update & install opencl. I'm not sure what the problem is. But in the virtual machine I cannot use right/left ...
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Multiple problems: Wine Counter Strike freezes AND Transfer of big files stucks when transferred to PEN DRIVE

I have been coming through some problems since many days, 1) 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 ...
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ubuntu is freezing

after installing any version of Ubuntu is freezing when first startup and when try live CD with nomodeset Ubuntu isn't freezing but after installing back to the problem ( freezing screen ) Model : ...
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After I Select: 'Start or Install Ubuntu' or wait the 5 secs for auto installation the computer stalls

Hi I am trying to install ubuntu on an old dell computer using a usb stick. After I Select: 'Start or Install Ubuntu' or wait the 5 secs for auto installation the computer stalls. I gather getting ...
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Dual boot ubuntu and windows 8.1 hangs

I have dual booted my laptop with ubuntu and windows. The problem is that windows 8 shows 100% disk usage and while running ubuntu, the cooler runs too fast, proably using more hardware resources and ...
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Frozen desktop after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.10

I've upgrades to 14.04 and during start up at login screen I got "System program problem detected" error. After logging in, the error would not go away and my desktop would be frozen, nothing opens up ...
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How do I find out what is lagging my system?

I got Asus laptop with 8gb of Ram and i5-3337U 1.8 Ghz dual core CPU, GT740M. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Now for the last week my computer is pretty much freezing every 5 seconds for like 0.5 seconds. It ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen Freezes Randomly NVidia

I use Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus N550JK laptop and have NVidia GeForce GTX 850M graphics card. The problem is that screen keeps randomly freezing while performing everyday tasks. When the screen freezes ...
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Password incorrect + newly installed Ubuntu freezes

We've updated Ubuntu to version 14.04. After the restart, there was the usual GUI with text field asking for a password. After logging in, a dialogue saying "system program problem detected" on Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu keeps freezing (Nvidia issue?)

My ubuntu computer keeps crashing and I'm not sure what the problem is. What happens is that the audio and image freeze, so the audio keeps repeating while nothing changes on the screen. The only ...
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14.10 Freezes During Shutdown

I've just upgraded to 14.10 almost flawlessly on a MSI GE6O. Everything seems to work fine, except when I try to shutdown the system which then becomes completely blocked: and the CPU spikes in the ...
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After upgrading to 14.04 my computer won't start just after a few tries. Also after hibernating it freezes. Help!

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 my computer won't start just after a few tries. It kind of freezes at that purple screen, nothing after, so I have to turn it off manually and try again. Today it ...
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PS2 Mouse and Keyborad freeze in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS since July this year with no problems in respect of the Keyboard and mouse - both connected to PS/2 inputs. I have an older Packard Bell iXtreme system - 64 bit ...
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Distribution manager freezes when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

The distribution manager freezes when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. The download goes smoothly. At one point during the install it restarts. After the restart it just freezes. Then I have to do the ...
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Suspend and hibernate not working and freezing Ubuntu 14.04

I've just upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 and had some problems with suspend and hibernate. When I try to wake up from suspend the screen freezes on the login and the only thing that I can do is move the ...
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Why does my laptop suddenly freeze after a period of time?

While using my laptop today for a span of 20 minutes I encountered a problem. My laptop suddenly froze. I was listening to music when the screen froze but the music was still playing. I've only ...
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Graphical freezes and live CD boot failures

I experience regular short graphics freezes (mouse stops moving, words typed in are finished later) and at times the system freezes completely. This issue is so nasty that it makes the system ...
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Laptop gets freezed [duplicate]

I have hp envy 15t running ubuntu 14.04. It's been some days that it gets stuck after using for some hours. Can't go TTY pressing ctrl alt f1. I cannot do anything to revive but have to power off ...
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Dual monitor not working after regular update on Ubuntu 14.04

I ran the software updater on my laptop yesterday. Today when I plugged in my second screen through the HDMI port, the screen on my laptop screen froze and I had to hard reboot it and remove the ...
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Why does it take so long to start gvim?

When I start gvim: $ date; /usr/bin/gvim; date Tue May 29 10:45:45 CST 2012 ** (gvim:6030): WARNING **: Unable to create Ubuntu Menu Proxy: Timeout was reached Tue May 29 10:46:11 CST 2012 To stop ...