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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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14.04 Desktop Unresponsive When Applications Minimized

Ive read quite a few very similar issues on here as what follows, though none match the exact symptoms Im experiencing. After a recent update, Ive noticed that when I minimize all my application ...
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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 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 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezing (fully) randomly

Probably this question has been asked many times, but have this problem that Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity freezes randomly on my HP Probook 4540s (Intel and AMD graphics) laptop. Wheter it's when using ...
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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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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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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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Display freezes temporarily with nvidia drivers on 14.04

I'm having a problem with my ubuntu 14.04 LTS laptop, with nvidia drivers. Every so often the display freezes. There doesn’t seem to be any pattern to it and the computer keeps running fine. I can ...
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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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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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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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Mysterious crashes/freezes in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 for last two years. Machine is slightly older 3 years or so. No hardware changes to machine - even using same mouse and keyboard. I keep service packs up to date. No ...
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14.04 Freezes When Modifying Files

I'm having issues on my installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS that have only started happening very recently. Basically, it seems that anytime I perform any add, modify, move, copy, or delete a file on my ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freezes on Dell Precision M4500

I know this has been asked several times, but many of them are tagged as duplicates and sent back to what should I do if the computer freezes. I don't want the computer to freeze and only want those ...
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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 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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Ubuntu 14.04 (cinnamon desktop) freezing, typically when using terminal

This is really strange, but frequently, Ubuntu freezes when I'm trying to enter (even basic) commands in the terminal. It does randomly happen when opening programs like Chrome as well. It freezes for ...
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Laptop freezes whenever I unplug/plug in AC adapter

I have a Samsung Series 9 laptop, model NP900X4C. For a long time now this laptop has had issues with the battery and AC adapter, like this, which got fixed about six months ago: https://bugs....
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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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Fujitsu B6220 laptop, sometimes my desktop freezes upon resume from standby [duplicate]

I was looking at my account and I noticed that this is still unresolved... The site says to clarify the question explaining how it is different from the duplicate. This is not a duplicate of the ...
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Ubuntu freezes when gdm starts [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.10 (upgraded from 10.04) I was browsing in Firefox yesterday, then the PC suddenly did a reset Once it restarted, everything went normal until gdm begun showing. Then everything ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Why Ubuntu 14.04 suddenly freezes sometimes?

Sometimes while surfing/reading a PDF/whatever Ubuntu completely freezes. I cannot control neither touchpad nor keyboard, so I use the combination Alt + Stamp + R + E + I + S + U + B to restart it. ...
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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 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 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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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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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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Kubuntu 14.10 crashing frequently

I have installed Kubuntu 14.10 on my new laptop, and have been using for past couple of weeks. It's a Dell Inspiron 7537, the 16 GB variant. It's happening very frequently (3 to 4 times a day) that I ...
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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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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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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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Computer freezes when playing youtube video in Chrome

I have got a computer with fresh 14.04 installation. Whenever I open a Youtube video in Chrome it plays for a minute or so, and the the machine freezes. The only way out of it is a hard reset. I have ...
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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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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 ...