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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13.10 crashing frequently [duplicate]

So I just put a PC together loaded Ubuntu 13.10 and it's been crashing at least once a day. I have: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB, Core i5-4570, Asus H87M-E, Asus Nvidia 8400GS, Kingston HyperX Blu ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezing and low graphics mode

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on my desktop PC, and it seems it's not working properly. I have freezing while typing, the virtual console is not available, if I try go to it my screen is ...
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sudo emacs crashes with tramp when I start a line with /

I run emacs in command line [-nw] on ubuntu 12.04 as root. If I start a line with '/', emacs freezes for a while and displays "Tramp: Waiting for prompts from remote shell". please note that I don't ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 randomly freezes on Thinkpad T430 [duplicate]

originally I had an Ubuntu 12.04 running smoothly on Dell Vostro V130. Then, I changed my laptop and thus used CloneZilla to copy the whole partition image to a newly created partition on my new ...
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External hardware freeze [duplicate]

On my PC with Linux lite 12.04 lts, whenever I do tasks involving scrolling text in a terminal, updating software, or sometimes just random other things, every external device stops working. The ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezes at times; *ERROR* stuck on render ring

My ubuntu 13.10 laptop freezes relatively frequently, after I recently installed it. It is most common while I am playing Minecraft, but I have also had it happen at other times. I think it may be a ...
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My 13.04 screen freezes? [duplicate]

I am a happy ubuntu user since I started using 10.04 LTS on my AMD Sempron 145 2.8 Ghz, 1.2GB RAM , 1TB harddisk , NVIDIA graphics. I installed 13.04 as dual boot, but when I started to browse new ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 from Linuxmint on UEFI Acer Aspire V5-123-12104G50nss

I would like to install Ubuntu on an Acer Aspire V5-123-12104G50nss, but both UEFI and Legacy mode fails, and the notebook freezes during boot. I thought fglrx causes the problem, but i have the same ...
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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 13.10 freezes/crashes when suspended/hibernating [closed]

Hardware: Gateway FX 7805u OS: Ubuntu 13.10 64bit I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop and am having an issue where the OS will lockup and freeze when entering suspend/hibernation. The ...
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The entire User Interface freezes/becomes unresponsive for up to 20 seconds

I am a rails developer, using Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a Asus S550C Ultrabook (was a windows 8 machine originally) Every day I work with Sublime Text 2, Google Chrome, and Terminal (about 6 tabs ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 keeps freezing frequently [closed]

I have a huge problem since I've updated to Ubuntu 13.10. Previously this problem did not occur with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and later with 13.04 (though with 13.04 and 13.10 there's also a problem with ntfs ...
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Ubuntu won't install [closed]

Trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop, while having Mandrake 10 on the Machine, but won't begin. I have tried the USB Creator, and the LiLi USB Live creator, and even on DVD, but just won't even ...
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System freezes, what logfile should I look in? [duplicate]

I run Ubuntu 13.10 runnig from an usb ssd disk. I use mdadm raid6 of six disk for storage, fuse for rar2fs, plexmediaserver and qbittorrent. I'm looking in syslog, kern.log and other logfiles but I ...
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White blocking screen when put youtube in full-screen mode

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.. In most cases, when I put a video in a Full screen on YouTube (I am not using HTML5, I am using Flash Player), and when try to exit the full screen mode, I got my screen ...
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Ubuntu freezes after hit install buton or try whitout install al versions

I have a pc with 4GB RAM Gygabyte Gt 440 Graphic card Asus P8H61-M Pro motherboard and i5-2500k CPU I tried every version from 10 to 13.10 and the same result,after I hit the Try whithout install or ...
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Freeze with intel graphics on aspire 5750 when battery gets low [duplicate]

My system freezes quite a lot. It calmed down quite a bit when I added my user to the video group but recently I've noticed it freezing - with audio output and input from the mouse and keyboard still ...
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13.10 hangs on waking from suspend except when suspended from console

I know waking from suspend is an issue, but this looks like a separate bug. When I suspend 13.10 on HP Pavillion dv6 (AMD 6770M/fglrx 13.10.10) from x, it suspends normally but freezes when waking. I ...
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Screen freezes in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

After hours of searching I just couldn't find a decent answer to the problem I am facing with my system, so I'm hoping one of you guys could help me out here. I have an Asus N76VM laptop with nvidia ...
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Freezing problem for ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Using Dell Inspiron 14R 5420, System information: product: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz vendor: Intel Corp. physical id: 1 bus info: cpu@0 size: 1200MHz capacity: 1200MHz width: 64 bits ...
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When I update my ubuntu 12.04 always I have to reinstall because the ubuntu is freeze in the violet screen [duplicate]

What could I do with this problem? I'm new in Ubuntu, then please explain me this easy as possible.
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Ubuntu 13.04 Youtube/Video Freeze

I seem to be having an issue in which video [youtube or otherwise] will cause the system to completely freeze. Does anybody know how to fix this or what might be causing the problem?
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezing on splash screen (boot screen) after upgrade from 13.04

I just updated my ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 using the built in update software. After the restart it asked me to do, the system is stuck, frozen on the splash screen (ubuntu logo with all circles orange, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 repeatedly freezes (have experienced thrice in one hour)

I am having this problem from the time. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. It is installed inside Windows, I don't know if the problem is related to that. I am experiencing this sudden freezing/hanging, ...
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Ubuntu freeze for 1 second every minute then resumes

this is my first question here in the forum. I'm quite ignorant on Linux overall, I am doing my first steps now. I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my computer that is a Samsung notebook, I7, 8gb Ram, ...
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Ubuntu screen freeze [duplicate]

I have a problem with ubuntu. yesterday i installed ubuntu 12.04 lts to dual-boot it on my laptop with windows 8. installation went smoothly and everything seemed to be ok, but today i discovered a ...
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keyboard and mouse freezes with ubuntu [duplicate]

im new in this ubuntu stuff, and as a first try i tried ubuntu 12.04 via windows installer (wubi) it installs all correctly and when i reboot it autoboots on ubuntu, and it says like 1 min about ...
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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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New asus with ubuntu keeps freezing [duplicate]

I just bought a brand new Asus F55A with Ubuntu 12-04 and after just a couple of hours it began freezing. It only happend when I used firefox so I installed chrome instead but now it seems to be even ...
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Random crashes after Nvidia instalation, even before boot!

I've recently bought my desktop a PNY Geforce GTX 650 TI Boost so I could play Steam games on Ubuntu. I've also bought a brand-new 500 W power supply unit because my older one wouldn't be able to ...
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System hangs on logout on Ubuntu 12.04

If I login on my Ubuntu PC and logout immediately, the system sometimes hangs. The background screen and icons are displayed and I can even use the mouse to activate the icons and launch programs, ...
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Tried installing Nvidia Driver, now can't do much of anything [duplicate]

I tried installing the NVidia graphics card driver for my ubuntu 13.04 64 bit computer finding the appropriate driver from http://www.nvidia.com/Download/Find.aspx. Now I'm locked out of the machine ...
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Any way to access command line when desktop freezes?

Occasionally Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit on my Panasonic CF-51 laptop will freeze up. The mouse cursor can still be moved, but I cannot access anything and no shortcut keys seem to work. Is there any way to ...
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Ubuntu freezes frequently giving error : GEN6_RP_INTERRUPT_LIMITS

My computer freezes allmost every day. Sometimes just Compiz crashes when I try to open Unity menu. Very often screen just freezes completely and doesn't respond anything. Then I have to restart X. ...
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Ubuntu freezes after opened any application [duplicate]

I just install Ubuntu 13.04 on my built computer and after logging into the system and open any application such as Firefox, Files, or any from LibreOffice everything get frozen. I just see the ...
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Graphical freezes periodically (12.04) [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) on my new laptop, though I've been encountering somewhat of a problem. Namely, the laptop will freeze every now and again. The time it freezes seems to be ...
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System freezes Ubuntu 12.04 12.10 and 13.04 [duplicate]

I've tried several distro's but finding that the system freezes quite often on all of them, almost always when a browser is open. First mouse movement slows down, then system becomes unresponsive ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 boot screen freezes at purple - CSM BIOS Setup [duplicate]

I just bought an ASUS N56VB and I installed Ubuntu 13.04 with dual boot along Win 8. I used boot-repair and following is the url to its report: http://paste.ubuntu.com/6082780/ The problem is that ...
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How do I get ride of this nonstop crash, freeze, not booting issues? [duplicate]

Made 12.04 64-bit USB bootable. Then I have been trying to install almost like twenty times to get succeed but still its failing / crashing/ freezing, after showing Grub screen. What can I do to fix ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 freezes after log-in used wubi installer [duplicate]

I used wubi to install Ubuntu 12.10 on my computer that is running Windows 7 Pro-64 bit Motherboard: ACPI x64-based PC Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3600+ 1.90GHz RAM: 2.94 GB ...
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Ubuntu freezes after inputting the password [duplicate]

I went to use Ubuntu today. It updated and asked to me to restart the PC, which I did but now I can't log in. When I put in my password it stays on the orange screen and freezes. The only thing I can ...
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Ubuntu freezes several times, suspect Thunderbird (does not work) / Mozilla [duplicate]

Recently I installed Ubuntu. Whenever I start Thunderbird it freezes, and I have to do a force restart. Similarly with Mozilla, it freezes very often. I am running Ubuntu on a Toshiba laptop with a ...
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Installing 13.04 (x64) off of USB (and via Windows installer) onto SSD but stuck at loading screen [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu to alleviate some Windows issues I've been having. I've run checkdisk so I know my disk hasn't gone bad. (Or at least it hadn't found anything...) I'm trying to install ...
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Unable to open any applications or shut down

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Recently, I've been having a problem where everything will be functioning normally, and then I get the same string of problems: 1.) I can't open any new applications, or ...
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Dual boot of Ubuntu and Windows - Ubuntu freezes at the login screen [duplicate]

I am a new Ubuntu user. I installed Ubuntu 13.04, and after installing a bunch of applications (VLC, Flash, Chromium), I restarted my computer and boom it froze. I tried to repair it through the ...
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Ubuntu freezing [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 in my Dell Inspiron 3521, it's been two weeks and it has frozen so many times, the mouse, keyboard, everything freezes. I've tried R-E-I-S-U-B, but since the keyboard was ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 keeps freezing after latest update [duplicate]

I am running Ubntu 13.04 64-bit. My laptop has a dual-core Intel i5 processor, NVidia GT540M GPU, 4GB RAM and a 60GB SATA 3 SSD. After the most recent update it takes more than twice as long to boot ...
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Skype Freezes Sporadically

I've been having the problem ever since I started using Skype on Ubuntu, some two years ago. I'm always thinking that they will fix it with the next update, but no. From time to time, it will randomly ...
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System Freeze- Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.My system specs are:2.8GHz MB,2 GB RAM,500GB HDD.In recent times my system hags often and often.Only mouse cursor moves.No response from any websites being browsed.I use Google ...
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Ubuntu 32-bit won't install on Dell Inspiron 4000

I am tuning up a laptop for a friend. The laptop originally ran Windows ME, and is about 13 years old. I recently installed Windows XP on it and it ran like a snail. I am now trying to install 32-bit ...