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Ubuntu live usb and installation freezes

the problem is, that the ubuntu 15.04 64bit as well as the 14.04 64bit live usb I created freezes at random points during the installation as well as when I use it as a live cd. I verified the usb ...
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Ubuntu freezes without doing anything

I just started Ubuntu and after a minute it froze. Nothing works, mouse, terminal, GUI, nothing. How am I supposed to solve this problem which I have never faced before? This is the error message ...
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Why does 15.04 freeze?

The issues are listed in this link, but I'll relist/summarize here: Ubuntu 15.04 is locking up on me, primarily when watching internet videos or listening to Slacker Radio. I have Ubuntu installed on ...
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System froze but is still accesible through ssh

I was doing some stuff on a workstation and the graphics begun to slowly deteriorate, to the point that they've become completely unresponsive. I've tried to use the SysRq key (not to reboot, just to ...
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How can I delete Ubuntu temp files which are created during software installation or upgrade?

I make a very big mistake with my Ubuntu. I was try to install Ubuntu touch but disk disk has no space. My mistake is I not read/ neg-late need of primary requirement of space for installation of ...
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Ubuntu freezes constantly when propietary Nvidia drivers are installed

I'm having an issue when I'm running the proprietary nvidia drivers for my ASUS laptop running ubuntu 14.04. The display freezes periodically (about once every few minutes). I know the system is ...
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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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Drive won't mount after passphrase

I have enjoyed my time with linux and the learning process. So much so, that i setup a profile for my son. Not sure what he did, or if he even did anything. When starting up, i get to the point ...
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What should I do to understand why my computer freeze? [duplicate]

After updating to Ubuntu 15.04 I am experiencing several freezes of my laptop: suddenly everything stops, the screen freezes and the last sound emitted keep playing forever. I am then forced to ...
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Major problem with Nvidia after a release upgrade, 12.04 to 14.04. Can't access terminal to fix it!

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 I experience a complete freeze at the login. I can't use any input devices, so I can't use Ctrl+Alt+F2 to get to the command line. I can't ssh in for whatever ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezes for a second every 6-10 seconds, PCI/Radeon related messages in kern.log

Tonight I made a fresh install of Xubuntu 15.04 on my laptop, an Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG. I was running 14.04 LTS before, and all was fine. I didn't have lot of stuffs to save, so I went for a ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezing on shutdown/reset and having problem with AMD

Having upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 my AMD graphics were still working but going to TTY, reset or shutdown would result in a freeze. The logs gave no real clues as to what is going on. What I found ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes and System Problems

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop Sony Vaio VPCEA16FG, I have been getting system freezes(everything including display, mouse, keyboard stops working and I have to do a restart ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Bug - issue with my on-board networking adapter and the ACPI of my computer

This old bug affects me severely, I say old bug because it is very well documented in the following link: Bug report This bug results in two things: My on-board networking doesn't work, and trying ...
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Desktop freezes regularly. Ctrl+Alt+F keys doesn't work

I've been running 14.04 on my work computer (Dell Latitude E6440) since last May with no issues. 4 or 5 weeks ago I upgraded to the 3.16 kernel and the newer X.org via the LTS Enablement Stack. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes

I have Ubuntu 14.04. After having updated the system to kernel 3.13.0-49-generic, I re-booted and now everything freezes! I can not log in. (Keyboard and mouse do not work as well) I found this line ...
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usage of disk freezes ubuntu for few seconds

I installed ubuntu 14.04 about 2 months ago and about 1 month ago this issue began to occur: Whenever HDD is used (saving a file, file download, opening a file..even small ones) there is about 60% ...
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Why does my laptop freeze and restart unexpectedly on its own at random times?

I have Ubuntu 14.04, I recently had windows 8.1 which came installed with my dell inspiron 15 amd laptop. I decided I wanted ubuntu so i ran it off of a flash drive and replaced windows with it, now ...
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Random total freeze Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a very annoying problem for few months now. Ubuntu just freezes randomly. It begins with a previous version of Ubuntu (al least 14.02) but maybe it begins before. I believed this would have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Freezing upon wake up from suspend [closed]

This is a recurring problem that I've had with Ubuntu literally since I first started using linux about a year ago. It seems that whenever I have my laptop suspend for about more than 30 minutes, the ...
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Why does my Ubuntu freeze reguarly?

There is a question on this site addressing what to do when Ubuntu freezes, but I'm more concerned with making sure it doesn't happen as often as it does. I'm on a T440p Thinkpad, and my computer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes upon re-activating after lock screen [closed]

Since today my systems seems to freeze whenever I lock it by pressing Ctrl+ALT+L and then try to unlock it. I am using a dual monitor setup I have read AskUbuntu Post to get it working, and upon ...
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Ubuntu studio freeze when starting the system [duplicate]

i would to ask that question: why freeze my ubuntu studio when system starting ? anyway ubuntu studio is great i love it only then freeze, and I dont know why ? EDIT from comments (paraphrased): I ...
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How do I know if my system is frozen? [closed]

I know Linux rarely freezes, but how can I know if it has? It was not frozen, just not responsive, and started responding again after a while, it was chrome using too much memory. The question ...
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after apt-get upgrade monitors freeze whenever I change something in 'displays'

Steps to reproduce: open Displays change anything, from resolution, to disabling or enabling one of the monitors. click Apply monitors freeze Sometimes I can still see the mouse movements. I can ...
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Ubuntu freezes abruptly. I have to switch over to one of the tty and then back to tty7 in order to unfreeze it. How can I solve the problem?

I use ubuntu 14.04 on Asus X552CL. (i3/4GB ram/1.8Ghz/1GB graphic card). I didn't face this problem earlier. However, it started occurring frequently since this week. Major changes that I did this ...
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How do i avoid starting dd over again after a system freeze?

Some days ago I decided to wipe my 750 GB hard disk in order to sell it, so I booted Ubuntu off a live DVD and started the process with sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda. I left dd running during the ...
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Ubuntu desktop freezes sometimes

After having installed Ubuntu 14.10 freshly, I still have the same error that I already had in 14.04 and 12.04. The desktop sometimes just freezes. To use the desktop again I press Ctrl+Alt+F8 and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Randomly Freezing

Just put ubuntu 14.04 on my HP 15.6" AMD A8 2.0GHZ quad-core laptop and am experiencing random freezes (need to do a hard shut-down/restart, no mouse or keyboard functionality during freezes). There ...
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Why my ubuntu freezes [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 14.04 lts and it's always freezes.When I wrote this message they froze 5 times.I have notebook with intel core i3,8gb ram and nvidia 740m.How to prevent it?
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Freezing on start up after fresh install

I downloaded ubuntu and used the Universal USB creator/installer from pendrivelinux.com. I have a dedicated hard drive for this install so it seems installation can not get anymore simpler. After ...
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Why does ubuntu crash after resume from suspend [closed]

I'll try to make the background/step-by-step as short as possible: Install ubuntu on an old laptop so I could use it as a media center with Kodi. Do all updates/configs to make it look good. Want to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Freezing Randomly

I have been using Ubuntu some few times on my computer. I installed it some weeks ago alongside windows 7 on a own hard drive. I installed the Nvidia drivers with this guide http://www.ubuntugeek.com/...
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Debugging a crash when keyboard is not responsive

Ubuntu 14.04, Kernel 3.13 crashes very frequently, notably when using Firefox, Eclipse and VLC. The effect of the crash is: all USB devices stop responding if playing a video, it hangs up and sounds ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS freeze when opening pdf in Mozilla

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. No problem so far, but it has been a few day that my system freeze when I am scrolling down pdf files opened in Mozilla. No commands are accepted, so I have to shut-down ...
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ubuntu 14.04.01 closing lid freezes laptop [duplicate]

I have a thinkpad yoga s1 with i7 cpu, hd4400 graphic card and Ubuntu 14.04.01 installed. The computer freezes when closing lid but if I suspend it before I close the lid, it won't freeze next time ...
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Ubuntu freezing after waking up

(Yes, I am back to Ubuntu. I hope you guys make a thing that fixes this.) Ubuntu 14.04.1 (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) is freezing after waking up from suspend. It doesn't freeze for a few seconds, then the ...
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Screen frozen after power saving mode

My problem is the following: The computer seems completely frozen after power saving mode. I cannot move the mouse and it seems that the no combination of keys do anything. The only thing I can do is ...
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14.04 Freeze on Splash after Installing NVIDIA Drivers

First of all, I have looked at a bunch of threads that are similar, but none of the solutions work for me. I am trying to install nvidia drivers (nvidia-340, specifically) but when I reboot the system ...
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Shift-Select in Matlab Editor lagging

I have very peculiar problem in Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 using Matlab (both R2014a and R2014b) I am not able to solve for almost a year (maybe even more). This problem persists on my second machine I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my PC. After I've installed nVidia drivers (recommended) to solve the problem of the cursor that vanishes, Ubuntu freezes randomly when I'm working, I mean that ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freezing

Ubuntu 14.10 with the following hardware: Wireless: Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter Graphics: ATI Radeon 280 (fglrx driver) CPU: 4690K Motherboard: ASRock Z97 Pro4 Memory: 16G ...
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Can't leave text mode once entered

Im using Ubuntu 14.10 32bit And I want to install Nvidia official driver as I've dome many time. But once I press Ctrl+Alt+F1, I enter a stucked command line where I cant press anything also not ...
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Login freeze after reboot

My problem started after i rebooted my pc from the terminal , not doing any upgrades ,just a simple reboot , i saw some warning about low space on the home folder nothing else but i think it is ...
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Screen turns off without reason

The precise problem The screen turns off the display suddenly, and does not respond to the mouse or keyboard. What actually happens?? When I am working on my PC (OS - Ubuntu 14.10) suddenly without ...
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Making youtube fullscreen will freeze Unity (the whole desktop)

I never had this problem until today. When I watch a youtube video everything is fine, until I make the video fullscreen. It actually continues to play perfectly when fullscreen, but when I then exit ...
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freeze on purple screen when installing 14.04

I've tried to install 6 different variants of ubuntu today and failed everytime always the same problem. It boots up, I'm greeted with a screen that asks if I want to test or install ubuntu (there ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not responding

I was reinstall Ubuntu, remove Window OS, Format all my HHD and when Im using computer normal, I dont open more program( include: FireFox, Skype), on FireFox I opened 8 tabs. program run in background ...
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How to kill a process that I know it freezes my ubuntu?

I have a process (TRAIN) that turns and I have also started kdevelop and tried to build some application. Then it has frozen. Everything has frozen, no mouse, no changing desktop (Ctrl+Alt+arrow). I ...
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Firefox keeps freezing after upgrade to v35 on Ubuntu 14.10 [closed]

After upgrading to Firefox 35 on Ubuntu 14.10, I keep experiencing browser freezing every time when I open a new tab, especially when I type in the address bar. The memory usage surges dramatically ...