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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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Keyboard freezes / stuck if a key pressed repeatedly

I use Acer 4530. This problem has happened long since Ubuntu 10.10 and now that I use 11.04 dual booted with Linux Mint 10. Everytime I press one key repeatedly, like when I read a long article in a ...
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Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 Fresh Install Is Slow/Freezing

I installed Ubuntu for the first time today. I dual booted with Windows 7. Windows works just fine, and Ubuntu will load just fine in a timely manner. The problem is the desktop seems slow, my mouse ...
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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 12.04 stuck at “reboot: Restarting System”

I know this has been asked multiple times before, but most of these threads don't have an answer. I tried user62664's solution here and ran sudo update-grub successfully, but nothing changed. This ...
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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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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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Screenshooter hangs XFCE4

Several times over the last 48 hours I have had to reboot my way out of an XFCE4 hang where the mouse and keyboard cease responding in the GUI. A pattern has emerged whereby this happens just after I ...
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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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Chrome freezes after exiting full screen mode in Netflix

So Ubuntu has recently announced the support of Netflix using Chrome v37+. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Chrome 37.0.2062.120 (64-bit), and I have a problem specifically with Netflix. When I exit the ...
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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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GRUB freezes if external hard drive is connected. Can I simply make it invisible to GRUB?

GRUB seems to freeze whenever my 2 TB external hard drive (WD My Book) is connected. Connecting it while GRUB is loading does the same thing, but doing it afterwards or not at all will let my computer ...
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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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Random crashes after Nvidia instalation, even before boot! [closed]

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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...