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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black screen when loading after tools installation

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 and bumblebee on an asus A55VD equipped with a nvidia 610m, in dual boot with windows 8, and everything seems working fine. But I'm having problems installing other tools. ...
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Why did I get Black Screen while working on Eclipse in Ubuntu 12.04

Ok... Yesterday I replaced my 13.04 ubuntu with 12.04 because I was experiencing similar Black Screen Issues (I have also posted one question which did not get any replies). Here are the things that ...
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Diagnosing freezing/hanging [duplicate]

How can I diagnose random freezing on Ubuntu? I've tried fresh reinstalls several times but the OS still freezes often.
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How can I fix this random black screen freeze (crash) in Ubuntu 13.04?

My Laptop is Samsung NP300E4V and I have loaded Ubuntu 13.04 to it and the below screenshot happens randomly to my laptop. I was working on Eclipse when the latest freeze occurred. I was able to ...
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Why does Kubuntu randomly freeze, and then drop frames after?

After about an hour of use, the computer will freeze and become unresponsive for about 10 seconds. After it unfreezes, the entire operating system and any programs I run start running at around 10 ...
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12.04 freezes due hybrid ssd?

Ubuntu 64bit installation freezes 3-5 times per day on my new desktop comupter. Only cold reboot is possible. I suppose the issues is due the SSD hybrid drive (Seagate Momentus 7200 FDE.2 ST950042) ...
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Everpad 'sync in progress' freeze and lens crash?

I like everpad, its better than evernote for windows dektop but a problem is there. The 'sync in progress' freezes and doesn't add new notes to local system. Also, everpad lens crashes sometimes.
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How to Fix Firefox when it freezes completely after open it?

First time ever today Firefox Version 3.6.13 freezed for me on Ubuntu 10.10 64bit. I open Firefox normally but then nothing respond on the GUI.The only thing I can do is close it. When Closed I try ...
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ubuntu GUI freezez after sleeping

Whenever my laptop sleeps (when I close my lid), After I open the lid again I find the the GUI has frozen. The only way I could fix this is by stopping lightdm via the tty and restarting it again ...
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Stuck on the last part of ubuntu installation

I just switched to ubuntu from windows 8. I installed it along with windows 8. On the last screen of the istallation where is says any questions its frozen. I am brand new to ubuntu, and I have no ...
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What should I do when Ubuntu freezesat the desktop?

I run 12.04 LTS on my HP Pavillion Laptop and lately its been shutting down apps and freezing up at the desktop. Sometimes it will stay like this for a good 10 mins other times its a good half hour.
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after catalyst install system freezes on booting, problem with mouse pointer [closed]

System: Samsung 535u4c APU a6-4455 integrated Radeon HD 7500 dedicated HD7550 (hybrid graphics) Linux Mint Nadia based on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal After installing the Catalyst driver 13.4 my ...
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LibreOffice4 update freezes ubuntu [duplicate]

all, I just recently updated my LibreOffice installation on Precise (guestOS to a Win7 host) to LO4 sudo apt-add-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-4-0 sudo apt-get update After that I ...
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Computer freezes when plugging in monitor via HDMI [closed]

I'm really sorry for this, because I've seen quite a few different posts about this, but none of them seem to solve my issue. I have a relatively old Sony laptop, running Ubuntu 13.04, with the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS freezes completely randomly (grep/fail/bad/fault etc attached) [duplicate]

Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS. First time it froze very often but after bios updating it freezes randomly time to time. So it freezes complete - mouse cursor doesn't move, keyboard doesn't work ...
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How do i know why was the reason that Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit crashed frozen?

I am using headless Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit for company as a pilot testing case and for reliability. It was running for about 3 months, each week i had crash such as frozen desktop, no way to move ...
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ubuntu goes to a black screen after GRUB and before the login

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 on a asus a55v, in dual boot with windows 8. I added Bumblebee for the use of the nvidia 601m graphic card. Because I had problems with 3d effects, and the problem seems ...
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virtualbox vm : keyboard freezes when accessing under rdp but works under vnc?

My ubuntu-vm under ubuntu server lose all keyboard input under RDP, but continue to work under VNC... Here is my setup: I have an ubuntu server, running virtualBox (12 core xeon + 64GB memory) The ...
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Syslog: What failed here - validate & fencing pushbuf

My machine seized up the other day, I had mouse movement, but no response from the keyboard & screen was not updating (apart from the mouse pointer). The computer was idling at the time (i was ...
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Ubuntu software centre force quits and computer freezes.

I recently tried to install Skype on a new install of Ubuntu 12.04. Now my computer freezes often and I cannot open or install anything on Ubuntu Software Center without it force closing on me. Here ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Terminal stops responding/freezes on launch

Ubuntu noob here, so I don't know that much about Ubuntu. I know how to get around, and what not, but I still consider myself a noob. Anyways, on to the question. Recently, in the past 15 minutes, ...
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Dash Home freezing and cant connect to my internet

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer and right off the bat I cant open my dash home freezing my computer, so I have to hard shut it down. Also when I click on the wifi icon on the top ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS freezes on Lenovo E430 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bits on my Lenovo E430 and it freezes intermitently, 2 or 3 times a day. I first suspect an installation problem or hardware problem, but a friend has the same problem ...
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media center home theate?

I'm setting up a media center for my TV, tried several different systems with same outcome, Xface, easy peazy etc. Now i have 13.04 thinking its the latest and greatest version, works fine as a cpu ...
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trouble with installation

Im installing 12.04 on an old winxp laptop from the cd. When I tell it to boot from cd, it starts to, then it stalls on the screen with two little pictures at the bottom, a rectangle and a circle ...
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How to Troubleshoot a Freeze on Ubuntu 13.04

I have a dell xps 14z 64bit on Ubuntu 13.04 , I experienced a freeze yesterday where the mouse moved but no response to clicks , same today and I had to reboot . How do I debug this to find out the ...
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Ubuntu freezes while loading desk [duplicate]

My computer always get frozen after logging in my ubuntu account. It happens on every account and even when it loads cinnamon. I have to shut it down by pressing the power button and just then i can ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 does not show any icons when i login to ubuntu [duplicate]

When i login, i just see backgroundimage and Mousecursor but no icons. I have reinstalled ubuntu but still at the same point. What can i do
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13.04 - Freezes when login, but not with another user

Until recently, whenever I login into my account, everything freezes after about 5 seconds. But, if I login into another user account, everything works fine. What should I do? Is there any further ...
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Keyboard Freezes with Wireless Use on HP Pavillion dm1 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I recently bought an HP Pavillion DM1 laptop for everyday use. To get the wireless card working, I had to install the proprietary ...
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HP Notebook Pavilion g6-2101sl freeze

I just bought this notebook and I've already installed in a new partition Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with 6GB of swap memory. UPDATE2: This is the laptop configuration: ...
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Ubuntu freeze in busy box when installing on Windows Vista

I am trying to install Ubuntu to recover any data from my computer, since Windows Vista has crashed beyond repair (When trying to repair, screen goes black after first splash screen). Downloaded the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 startup freezes (ATI Radeon RV730)

Since I've updated from 12.10 to 13.04, desktop environment freezes on each startup. My GPU is ATI Radeon HD 4670 (RV730), driver fglrx-updates is installed, Linux 3.8.0-19-generic, 64-bit system. ...
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12.04 LTS Unity and 12.04 LTS Studio freezes the first boot on day

Im running a triple boot system with 3 HDD where the first HDD has Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, the second HDD Ubuntu Studio 12.04 LTS and the third HDD Windows 7. All OS are 64b types. Ubuntu 12.04 freezes ...
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freeze during resume from suspend in 13.04 with integrated graphics on

i am still working on my dell 7520 and the hybrid graphic system, ubuntu seems to have trouble with. my laptop freezes on resume from suspend when my integrated card is runnung.with the discrete card ...
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Freeze During a Restart on ASPIRE 4751Z [closed]

I notice this happen every time with my ACER ASPIRE 4751Z. Whenever I reboot from Ubuntu, the boot up freezes during "BIOS load". That means, the boot up menu isn't shown yet. I also have Windows XP ...
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Ubuntu can't read drivers or freezes such as external keyboard, monitor and mouse

Ubuntu can't read drivers such as external keyboard, monitor and mouse. After I forced shutdown Ubuntu, because of the add-on(from FF) I have to shut it down it hanged my PC. Also the Wireless ...
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screen freeze on 13.04 [duplicate]

I have installed 13.04 on my desktop and the screen freezes when I click a little faster. My Pc is 2 years old. is this a common problem? Only way out is to do a hard reset. Any help is much ...
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13.04 freezes after a few seconds

Whether I install or try the OS, it freezes after a few seconds and doesn't react to any command. I also tried to install 12.04, there it freezes too and says something like "GPU lockup". I have a ...
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Minecraft causes Ubuntu 13.04 to freeze

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 and when I try to run Minecraft, after a few minutes the whole system freezes and I have to hold down the power button on my laptop and reboot as the laptop just ...
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ubuntu 13.04 - switching/opening window causes them to freeze

I've just installed ubuntu 13.04 a few days ago, used 12.10 before. This problem happens sometimes, I try to switch between windows, or close/minimize/open windows and then everything, besides the ...
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Installer hangs during installation at “select location” screen

I never seem to be able to get a Linux distro to install. Now I'm trying Ubuntu and running into a problem. I installed via VirtualBox first and it worked fine. The installer from the boot disk ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 freezes every few seconds

No matter which application I'm running, Ubuntu completely freeze for about 3 seconds and then unfreeze. This happens just about every 10-15 seconds without fail. I just recently updated to 13.04 and ...
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Libreoffice writer freezes my system - nothing appears on the terminal

When i try to open Libreoffice Writer it just stops loading after the progress bar moves for the first time. My panel's clock freezes at the same time and the only way to regain control of the system ...
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freezing of ubuntu 12.04 on acer ao722 after bootup

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my acer a0722 netbook last week. And since then, it always freezes when I'm offline. Windows 7 is also installed on the netbook, but it works perfectly. I've chosen the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 freezes at reboot

I just moved from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Acer Aspire E1-471G laptop, the hardware is listed below: CPU: Ivy Bridge i3-3110M Graphics: NVIDIA GT 630M & Intel HD4000 ...
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Screen Freeze - Asus Desktop and Unbuntu, 12.04

I bought an Asus desktop with an i5. I switched from Windows 8 to Linux 12.04. However, any time I allow the computer to "sleep", the screen freezes, and I have to shut the computer off in order to ...
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Desktop - Unity - problem

I upgraded software couple days ago. Now I have a problem with my desktop. I'm attaching a print screen to show what I mean. Click on the image to open a full-resolution version.
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There is something wrong with my computer. How to find out what is worng? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? The background I have ubuntu 12.04 running on a thinkpad with 7.7 GiB RAM and Intel® Core™ i3-2310M CPU @ 2.10GHz × 4 processor I ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 freezing on Samsung laptop that ran 12.04 and 12.10 fine

I have had the same laptop for over a year, always with the latest Ubuntu installed, with no problems, until a recent upgrade to 13.04. The simptoms Every 5-10 minutes, a noticeable lag in user ...