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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 19:35:...
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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 ...
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Package managers cause kernel freeze?

I'm having this serious problem about package management. Whenever I try to install something (anything) it cause system to permanently freeze. It's worse than it looks, Ctrl+Alt+F1 not working and ...
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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 Freezes with USB reconnect for unknown reason [closed]

I have a Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 running Kodi Media Center on X. I have a 25' USB extension to a powered hub with an IR receiver and USB to Serial adapter. This was working great until I upgraded and ...
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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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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 : Gdk:ERROR:/build/buildd/gtk+3.0-3.10.8/./gdk/gdkcairo.c:...
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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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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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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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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 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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Ubunty 14.04 freezes when I select a big chunk of text in LibreOffice

When I start selecting text (size of more then a paragraph) in LibreOffice, the entire system freezes. If I use the mouse and left click or press Ctrl+C, the system freezes so I cannot finish ...
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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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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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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: ...
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Dell Precision 7910 Ubuntu 14.04 freezes

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (fresh install) on a Dell Precision 7910. When I attempt to do any heavy analysis (ie. processing 4-10 large files at one time), the machine completely freezes....
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 : how could i can identify the origin of a freeze

My Asus computer with an NVIDIA Geforce 425M graphic card freezes randomly. The only solution is to hard reset the computer. How can I identify if the problem come from the graphic card or from the ...
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Ubuntu, Windows both lag while running apps, playing videos, opening files stored on HDD [closed]

Ubuntu, Windows both lag while running apps, playing videos, opening files stored on HDD Whenever I used anything that was on my hard disk, Windows would freeze momentarily. It would lag on exploring ...
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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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Ubuntu Freezes when Switching to Full-screen VirtualBox VM [closed]

I'm on Ubuntu-14.04 64-bit (with all the latest updates) and have a Windows-7 VM on Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.30 which I used regularly (almost everyday) in full-screen mode without any problems. But as ...
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Ubuntu installer freezes on Mac

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on an 11,5 Macbook Pro. I created a live USB (with dd) and booted to it without a problem. (Well, the Wi-Fi doesn't work, but that seems unrelated.) When I try to ...
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How to recover from freeze while nothing works? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. Sometimes Ubuntu freezes and i can't do anything anymore. What can i do to recover from this situation? In windows it was simple i just had to use task manager via alt+...
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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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How to prevent system from gettin Freezed on launching any software?

I'm using a computer system with the following system specification: System: HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-DX878AV Memory: 1GB Processor: Intel Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz x 2 Graphics: ...
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Ubuntu froze, then after poweroff it will not start⠀⠀⠀⠀

Yesterday I was playing a game on my laptop, and by mistake I opened a webpage and my laptop froze. I shut it down from the button, and when I try to turn on the laptop it stops at this purple screen ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 desktop freezes after short time [closed]

BACKGROUND: I am a new Kubuntu user and I have installed Kubuntu 15.04 on my system for the first time. The installation completed without error and I can boot into a working system. Here are my ...
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Chromium freezes when suspend

I experiment the next issue every time I suspend Ubuntu 14.04 : when the computer begin to work as usual again, Chromium freezes, I mean, if Chromium is closed, and I start it, it only shows the top ...
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Ubuntu 15 hangs on shutdown / reboot

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 14 to 15.04. Since then I have trouble shutting down the system normally - it just hangs at the splash screen and never turns off. This wasn't happening before ...
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Mouse freezes when connected through usb switch and simulatinously pressing keyboard key

I have an Aten US224 USB Switch which works fine under Windows. However in Ubuntu the mouse freezes as soon as I press a keyboard button (e.g. Alt + Tab) and simultaneously moving the mouse cursor. It ...
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T440s randomly freezing on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04 [closed]

My T440s thinkpad randomly freezes when running both the LTS and current Ubuntu release. I haven't be able to identify a pattern to the freezes. This happened on Mint 17.1, so I tried fresh installs ...