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How can I restart Unity if it hangs

On my Ubuntu 15.10 PC, Unity sometimes hangs. It happens quite seldom, but I have no idea what to do when it does. Additional info: 1) The mouse pointer is moving as if everything is OK, but clicks do ...
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Can someone help me find freezing cause?

I have a ASUS laptop: Model: X553M Processor: Intel Pentium Quad-Core N3540 with Intel HD graphics RAM: 4GB 1600MHz OS: Ubuntu 15.10 AMD64 Since the beginning of this week it started freezing after ...
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Random Freezing with ubuntu 14.04

Installed ubuntu 14.04 and the system freezes at least once a day at what seems to be random times. By Freezing I mean the mouse keyboard and screen won't react at all. This will happen no matter if ...
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WoW freezing the second I launch it

I just installed WoW on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, once I opened it the game froze(it was supposed to play the intro because I have never run it before in this computer). I have to log off or reboot my ...
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Ubuntu freezes on boot after a while of installation

I don't usually post here because I like to solve everything alone, but this time it's different. For the past... 3 months I tried Ubuntu, Ubuntu Mate, Xubutnu and Lubunt and all of them start ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 Freezing Frequently

First of all I'm not an Expert in Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 on my Dell Inspiron 11 3147. Since Ubuntu 14.04.4 Released, it's freezing frequently. Especially when I'm Browsing the Internet ...
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Purple Screen frozen upon reboot

So yesterday I managed to install Linux, by adding the commands nomodeset and idle=nomwait to the grub. I'm still getting error messages, but at least I was able to enter the desktop (only in the same ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Random freezing problem with Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, Lenovo laptop T420

I have dual boot system on my laptop (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). I do not face any freezing problem with Windows 7, it runs smoothly. Whereas sometime in random interval I face freezing ...
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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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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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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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My Thinkpad X1 2015 freezes randomly. How do I diagnose the issue?

I have a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2015 (20BSCTO1WW). Intel i5-5300U processor, 14" FHD Screen, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD. I'm running Wily (15.10.) I installed Wily on this machine while it was still in beta. ...
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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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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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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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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?
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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 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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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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Tracking down a random freeze?

Since updating to 15.10 on my Thinkpad T420, I've experienced random freezes periodically. Usually within an hour of using the laptop. It ran just fine on 15.04. I've tried looking at /var/log/syslog ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes during installation when asked “Write changes to computer?”

so when I try to install ubuntu 15.10 my computer freezes when the message "Write changes to computer". I'm installing it from a usb drive and I'm dual booting. My computer has high specs so its not ...
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Experiencing random freezes on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I get like a random freeze once every hour, making it very tedious to do any sort of work. When the freeze happens I can still move my mouse. I have tried a number of different key combinations to ...
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pycharm 4.5 freezes the moment the autocompletion popup appears

just today after an upgrade to ubuntu 15.10 I seem to be unable to use the pycharm 4.5.4 (from getdeb). typing away launches the autocompletion suggestion pop-up and then pycharm just freezes, even ...
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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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After update 15.04 to 15.10 just black screen on boot

On my Laptop (Acer 3820) I updated from 15.04 to 15.10 After the restart I just get only a black screen. At first you can see the ubuntu loading Logo, but after that just nothing. So I tried to use F1 ...
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Video freeze on Skype 4.3 (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I bought a new Dell XPS 13 pre-installed with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (mentioning this in case the problem might be related to hardware rather than software). I am new to Linux and all is working fine, ...
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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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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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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 15.04 freezing completely

So I dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu 15.04 and whenever I boot up Ubuntu, after around 15 minutes or so, it will just freeze and i'll be able to hear the sounds and stuff but after another minutes it ...
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DELL XPS13 restarted for update- now freezes after 30 to 90 seconds, even if not logged in

So I've been using my Dell XPS13 for almost 6 months now, preinstalled from dell with 14.04. A few initial issues, upgraded kernal to 3.19 and put intel wifi chip in. It's been working awesome. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes repeatedly [duplicate]

I just started having this problem recently, but it will freeze when I am in the middle of coding and it seems to be happening more frequently. I do tend to have a ton of tabs open in chrome while I ...
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Java application freezes very frequently

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with Xeon E5-1650 and 32 GB of RAM. For some reason, this system is having a lot of trouble running Java applications such as Eclipse and RubyMine. What happens is that within ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on my laptop [duplicate]

I've recently started using Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop(Lenovo G70-80) and everything is fine when I'm using my mouse But when i don't use my mouse and use my touchpad instead, the computer completely ...