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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System won't shutdown unless I stop networking init script [closed]

I speculate it's networking related since I could only shut down my system if I do /etc/init.d/networking stop first. If I tried to put the system to sleep, it disconnect the network then reconnect it ...
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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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Can't close XBMC, on Ubuntu 13.04 x64 [closed]

All is well when I open XBMX (but even if I just open it by accident and I don't do anything in XBMC itself) When I try to close it (either via the 'x' at the top left to close the application, OR via ...
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Using Certian USB slots freezes OS

When I plug things into certain USB slots things start going weird. All my USB slots are USB 3.0, but can run both 2.0 and 1.0. For example if I plug in a headset to one of these 4 USB slots and try ...
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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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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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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 ...
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The mouse is frozen on my user but is fine in guest session?

Hi there when I am in my user the mouse completely freezes as soon as it loggs in (the keys still work) But the mouse is fine when I am logging in or use the guest session?
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udisk daemon stalls machine

My machine stalls intermittently eg. music just stops, Firefox stalls, Thunderbird stalls. I have also observed on htop it occurs when udisks-daemon takes top position on CPU % utilisation. Any ...
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Ubuntu freezes at boot screen before installing

I have a PC with CPU : Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 Ghz GPU : NVIDIA 8400 GS-512 MB RAM : 2 GB DDR 3 HardDisk : 500 GB Sata When i tired to install Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 32 bit version in my ...
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Ubuntu freezes when I try to log in [duplicate]

today I installed Ubuntu 13.04 for the first time on my Windows 7 PC. When I start the PC, everything seems to work fine until I try to log in, then it freezes. When I choose the recovery mode in the ...
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Why does my 13.04 freeze at logout?

I just installed (and updated) ubuntu 13.04 on my Lenovo g580 and like the title says, it freezes when I logout from my session. I hear the logout sound, then the screen turns all purple-ish and I ...
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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 crashes for no apparent reason

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. It has been working flawlessly for the past few months. While using my computer Ubuntu crashed, like it switched from GNOME Classic to console mode and a whole ...
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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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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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mutt keeps hanging [on hold]

I have mutt working fine for my gmail account but every now and again it just hangs and accepts no more input. I have to ctrl Z to exit then kill the process. Does anybody have any ideas what could ...
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Have I wrongly installed, or killed the computer?

I've been lent an old computer to try Ubuntu before opting to swap our Windows Desktop PC into using it - don't want to have 2 OS's, just swap. I installed 12.04 LTS from a USB stick, mostly ...
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What do I do when Ubuntu 12.10 freezes while starting up? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu to dual boot on my mac with Mountain Lion, but whenever I decide to boot Ubuntu I can make it all the way to the log in menu but when I log in it will freeze up. I am not sure ...
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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 13.04 Running very slow

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 64. The HD was clean and nothing was on it when I did the install. I have Windows 7 installed on another drive and it runs smooth. The problem I'm having is it is ...
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Kubuntu freezes during update when trying to download adobe installer

I'm updating to the latest version of Kubuntu, three times running now it's made it to the part where it goes to down load the adobe plugin installer and it freezes. I waited for 3hrs and saw no ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 freezes at boot installation (at the purple screen)?

Each time i try to install Ubuntu 12.10 live cd, the Ubuntu installer asks about the language and then it loads at the purple screen. Suddenly everything freezes at some point in the first purple ...
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System locks up completely - can't find a fix

I'm running a new installation of Kubuntu 12.04 LTS, dual boot with Windows 7. However, my laptop locks up completely and my only option is to power it off. This happens primarily when I'm on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes after new install

I installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS 32bit on my computer but after the installation I have lots of complications: -Sometimes the login does not work -> I cannot enter the password -I receive many ...
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Alt-tab crashes gnome classic desktop (12.04)

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 and noticed alt-tab wasn't working. I followed some advice and installed compizconfig settings manager, wherein I checked Application Switcher. Then alt-tab ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 Desktop freezes when running too long

I have a python script that runs in a terminal window, when I leave this script running for six or 10 hours straight, it has no problem as long as I come back and turn on the monitor and move the ...
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How can I get back to a login screen after a freeze?

I have to manually shut down and to enter my SDA crypt pass and my user pass over again. How do I force the poweroff without having to hit the power button, or get back to a login screen. Nobody has ...
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Why does compiling the Linux kernel cause Ubuntu to freeze?

I need help figuring out how compiling the Linux kernel causes Ubuntu to freeze. I'm trying to cross-compile the Linux kernel for the ZedBoard. It is a Zynq-7000 ARM architecture. When I compile, it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS freezes on Sony Vaio sve1513q1es

I have this new pc sony (in title) and I installed ubuntu 12.04. I'm using kernel 3.2.0-41-generic-pae (I installed 32 bit version even if my pc is 64 bit because there were some errors during the ...
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Software Center permanently frozen

Last night I was installing FlightGear 2.10 on my Ubuntu 13.04 sytem. I added the plydeb package, etc. and got ubuntu software center to see the 2.10 FlightGear version. I left it to download and ...
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Dual monitor freeze after login after 13.04 upgrade

I just upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 and my HDMI Video output stopped working. I've a dual monitor setup with dvi and HDMI display. Dvi works fine. Xrandr shows hdmi1 as connected. Graphic card is a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 problems with Unity 3d and Ati Radeon Hd 6670

Im running Ubuntu 12.04 in my PC, Intel Dual Core,2.5gb RAM, ATI Radeon HD 6670 I have intalled the driver for my ATI following this tutorial. The thing is that Unity 3D do not respond, every time ...
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Ubuntu system totally freezes 12.04 12.10 13.04 [duplicate]

This problem is an ongoing issue for me. Maybe someone has an idea out there. I've been using Ubuntu 32 bit for years with much pleasure. It all stopped when I upgraded to version 12.04. Since ...
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Major Console Bug! No fix anywhere on google?

Ctrl + Alt + F1-F6 consoles are not working for me. The only thing it's bringing up is a black screen (Nothing can be typed or done whatsoever at all). It has done this since ubuntu 12.04? (I don't ...
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13.04 - Logon screen frozen

I am very new with Ubuntu, been a Windows user since the beginning. Yesterday I did a recommended software update on my laptop running Ubuntu 13.04, upon restarting I can't login at all. The login ...
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13.04; frequent freezes under gnome-shell, gnome, unity

I just upgraded 12.10-->13.04 on my Dell Precision: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1620 0 @ 3.60GHz NVIDIA Corporation GT218 [NVS 300] (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller]) I can login via gdm -- by ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.04 screen freezing [duplicate]

I have some issues with my Ubuntu 13.04 upgrade. From time to time everything on the screen except mouse pointer freezes forever. Ctrl+Alt+F1 (and so on) still works: if there is animation on screen, ...
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ubuntu 12.04 LTS freezes after a long periode of inactivity

I ran ubuntu 10.04 LTS on this machine without problem. I now run ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit. I use it as a backup server and test server which means it's on all the time. That's the problem, because as ...
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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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Nasty Ubuntu problem, possibly a virus

I'm not sure how much background to give. If it's too much or too little, I'll edit the post later. (Also, it seems that bug-report questions - possibly including this one - might not get answered ...
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My ubuntu 13.04 keeps freezing

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC dual-booting it with Windows 7, then reboots but when I start to use Ubuntu for about 20 mins it freezes every thing but the mouse. The keyboard doesn't ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit won't boot, freezes on black screen

don't know much about Ubuntu but will try to be as specific as possible. After updating from 12.10 it auto-restarted, the screen went to black and froze there. I restarted it manually and got to the ...
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Log file locations for troubleshooting a hard system freeze

Since Ubuntu 12.04, I've tried every version available on my work desktop and they've all had the same bug/problem: My system freezes at seemingly random times and it is completely unresponsive (can't ...
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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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Xubuntu 12.04 freezes before login on splash screen [closed]

Before you mark this as a duplicate for this What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? note that it is for issues after login, not before. I have tried previous versions of the kernel, Alt-F2, ...
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can't minimize Firefox in 13.04 (LiveDVD) [closed]

Largely enjoyed my experience with 64-bit 13.04 from the LiveDVD - seems quite faster than 12.04's Unity! However, Firefox froze when I minimized it, then kind of tried to 'come back' after a few ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 randomly freezes [duplicate]

I just upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04. I use Dell Studio 1558 laptop. After upgrade my system keeps freezing randomly. One it freezes after 3 minutes, once after 1 minute and so on... When it ...