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Google Chrome crashes/freezes everything in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS x64

I haven't been able to figure what exactly triggers this but, at certain points when I have Chrome running, my mouse cursor will suddenly start to stutter, then slow, then it won't be able to move at ...
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Ubuntu often freezes when I make videos in Chrome fullscreen. How can I fix this?

With Ubuntu 15.10 running on 64 bit Intel i7 with Intel graphics hardware, I find that Unity freezes very often when I make videos played in Chrome fullscreen. The operating system does not freeze and ...
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New ubuntu 14.04 install freezes frequently

I have attempted to get a working system with several different linux installs, including the current install, Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit). Symptoms are: Frozen screen (I assume this shows time of freeze) ...
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Ubuntu freezes when it gets locked while playing video on fullscreen

I have it set on if it's inactive for 5 minutes, it'll get locked. I don't really mind this, it's what I used to do in Windows, too. What I do mind is, whenever it gets locked when videos are in ...
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Terminal Window Hangs for 4-5 sec. Consistently

I'm an Ubuntu 14.04 noob, and this really annoying thing keeps happening. Every 30 sec. or so the terminal window will hang, but it registers everything I type and will display it after a 4-5 sec. ...
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What to do when desktop freeze and killing the process that cause it does not help?

I've just installed Steam on Ubuntu 15.10. I was trying to run a game when desktop froze. I could move the mouse but nothing happens if I click on icons, desktop, indicators etc. I decided to kill "...
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Ubuntu Mate keeps freezing

My computer recently started freezing a lot. The freezing affects everything but the power button. Each time it freezes I have to restart my computer and this is really affecting my productivity. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 completely freezing after logging in when 2 monitors plugged in

I came in to work today and logged in to my Ubuntu machine(Dell Optiplex 790). The entire system froze once the desktop loaded. If I press CTRL+ALT+F2 doesn't get me into a shell either, so it's ...
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Laptop freezes, keyboard LEDs flashing

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). Recently my laptop freezes unexpectedly and keyboard lights start to blink. It's not possible to switch to tty (i.e. Ctrl+Alt+F doesn't work), so it's completely ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E460 Suspend Problem

I recently bought myself a new Lenovo Thinkpad E460 (i5 Version) and installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. Now my Problem is that if I try to suspend my Notebook, one of three things will happen: it goes ...
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Cant get (k)ubuntu to work with GTX 960

I just built a PC with a GTX 960 from MSI as my graphics card. I had Windows 7 running on this machine however I failed to install kubuntu 15.10 on this computer. I can install kubuntu but when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 semi-random kernel freezes

I have recently switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 and have encountered a problem that,after a week of searching I have yet to find a solution to so I figured I would ask here if someone could ...
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BayTrail CPU and Ubuntu 15.10

I have a machine with an Asrock q1900b-itx mobo and I'm experiencing random freezes of the system. By freeze I mean everything hangs and there is absolutely nothing that can be done except reset. I've ...
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Minecraft launcher is odd at 15.10?

When I open Minecraft, the launcher opens and freezes at the "Starting Launcher..." part sometimes. I need to log out and in to resolve the issue. If there's a solution could you please enlighten me? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when watching youtube videos [closed]

When I watch videos on YouTube, the computer starts freezing. Sometimes it unfreezes after 10 seconds or so, but sometimes it doesn't. It happens both in Firefox and Chromium, although in Chromium it'...
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Ubuntu freezes a few minutes after login

I use Ubuntu 15.10 (running from disk) I run diagnostics and the disk doesn't seem to have any problems nor my drive should have (it and "expensive" bd-r dvd-r drive from a big brand and never had ...
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Microsoft USB wired mouse stopped working

I have been having some crashes while running "Football manager 2016" from Steam, everything freezes, mouse, kbd, whole system. Then after a hard restart the mouse has stopped working now? It is a ...
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Surface Pro 1 freezes while using Ubuntu 15.10

When I run Ubuntu 15.10 on my Surface Pro 1 it sometimes freezes the screen, causing the touchscreen, type cover and trackpad to become unresponsive. The mouse pointer also disappears. The only thing ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 desktop freezes upon login

So I've been using this distro(with Unity user interface) for a couple of months, and I decided to set up the LAMP and even use vsftpd for my wordpress website. However today I've encounter first ...
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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 (I'...
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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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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?