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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?
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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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Why does ubuntu freeze sometimes when I shut my laptop screen

I own a Lenovo Y50 running Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit and sometimes when Ii shut the screen the login screen is displayed after I open it back up again, but it is unresponsive and I can't do anything from ...
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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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Opening Chrome causes Ubuntu to freeze

Ubuntu v14.04 Simply opening the Chrome browser causes Ubuntu to freeze completely. No key strokes are effective and the mouse pointer is frozen in place or disappears. After a hard reboot, I opened ...
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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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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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Why does my 'Caps Lock' diode blink when my system freezes?

I noticed a peculiar behavior of my Ubuntu 13.04 (although possibly it's also present in previous versions): when my system freezes completely (I do not ask for troubleshooting this) so that even X ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 desktop not loading after login

Turn on the PC, get normally to the login screen. But when I login, the desktop doesn't seem to load. I've waited half an hour but it still didn't load. I can get to the root by using the GRUB screen ...
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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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Unable to shutdown/restart/hibernate

After I installed ubuntu 11.04, it wont shutdown nor restart, it just freeze, and I have to hold the power button in order to turn off my netbook. (It also happens on livecd) Can anyone tell me the ...
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Why does my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop lock up when I do large data transfers between hard drives?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a system that I built from parts. All software is up to date according to update manager. System details: Kernel is 3.13.0-39-generic GCC version 4.8 (i686-linux-gnu) ...
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What is an ACPI GPE storm?

Just experienced a system freeze (no touchpad, no keyboard, screen looked normal), Alt/SysRq/REISUB didn't work, had to press the start button. In /var/log/kern.log I find: ACPI: EC: GPE storm ...
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Trackpad Freezes often [closed]

I have newly installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my system and as soon as I start my system the trackpad freezes and I have to restart the system once again and there after every few minutes this keeps ...
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Occasionally Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit freezes on my old Sony Vaio VPCEB32EN laptop

I have an old laptop Sony Vaio VPCEB32EN model (2 GB RAM, Intel Core i3-370M Processor 2.40 GHz, Intel HD graphics). I have removed the windows 7 OS and installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit since I wanted ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freezes after long periods and fails to reboot automatically (crontab)

For some time now I've been having problems with my ubuntu 14.04 installation on my assembled pc. The main component is the motherboard, an ASRock Q1900M Pro3, 4gb ram, and two pci sata controllers. ...
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Frequent freezes on 15.04 with kernel 3.19.0-29+ [closed]

as already pointed out at Frequent freezes , I am experiencing systematic freezes since my kernel was automatically upgraded to 3.19.0-29. Same problem happens if I use kernel 3.19.0-30. If I use ...
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File transfer is freezing while copying [duplicate]

When I make any data transfer process (from computer to usb), after a couple of seconds file transfer process freezes. It be normal after a few minutes later but again freezes. If there would no ...
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Wireshark freezes and stop after running VoIP calls menu [closed]

I'm using wireshark on Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to see a VoIP call flow, but every time I try to access this menu I get the following error : ...
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Ubuntu Gnome freezes

I am running the Ubuntu 14.10 with Gnome desktop. My machine is Lenovo t440s. Specs: Processor: 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4600U (4MB Cache, up to 3.30GHz) 12 GB RAM GPU: Intel® HD Graphics 4400 The ...
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Strange freeze when loading IntelliJ IDEA Editor

Since about three weeks IntelliJ is freezing when I'm trying to load any project. It's the same with a new project too. It seems like it freezes the whole xserver - I can't interact with any ...
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Frequent freezes [closed]

I am coming to you because since a couple of days I am experiencing a lot of freezes and I do not know how to investigate them. It does not matter what I do - browsing, playing music, typing on LaTeX ...
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Ubuntu installation freeze

I got this when trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 (x64) (tried with DVD and Flash drive): [ 3.280511] ACPI PCC probe failed. [ 34.929862] ata8.00: exception Emask 0x52 SAct 0x0 SErr 0xffffffff ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 with Intel Integrated Graphics on X1 Carbon freezes frequently

I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon 2015 with 8GB. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with 3.19.0-26 kernel on it. Every so often (and its quite frequent) my machine runs out of memory using Chromium, and then it would ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 NetworkManager “Dump inconsistency detected” System Freeze

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on Asus N550JV laptop. My system gets frozen pretty randomly during the day. Sometimes it's possible to switch to terminal and then back to resolve it, other times it entirely ...
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Matlab freezes after calling a figure function in Ubuntu 15.04

I just updated my Ubuntu from 12.04 version to 15.04 (clean update, i.e., I erased my old Ubuntu 12.04 and installed the new one). I have Matlab R2013a installed in it and it used to work really fine, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 install DVD hangs after boot on black and white squared screen

My younger brother got a desktop with Fedora and Linux Mint on it, but I wanted to install Ubuntu, because it's more user friendly, I heard. It keeps freezing/hanging after the boot screen on a white ...
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Lubuntu freezes

The last 5-6 days I have a problem with my lubuntu (14.04.03 LTS). It freezes without any reason. I mean, CPU runs on 38 °C and my motherboard runs on 34-35 °C. And my voltage values are: CPU Vcore: ...