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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Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.10 freeze and white screen with nvidia gtx 660

I've been trying to get Ubuntu to work (dual booted with Win7) on my new computer for a week now and have not found a working solution. System specs: Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.50 GHz 250 GB SSD Samsung ...
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Ubuntu randomly freezes during boot [duplicate]

I recently partitioned my hard drive to create an empty 43 GB drive on my Windows 7 64-bit Compaq Presario. After the partition was complete, I used the Windows Installer from the Ubuntu website ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 after login: freeze, then no networking (wired/wireless), no external drives. Need help

I'm not very experienced with Ubuntu and my sister's desktop is malfunctioning. It might have been due to a recent update, but she can't tell. The system is 12.04 LTS. Symptoms: After login, it ...
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Launcher does not appear on my desktop and applications frequently freeze [closed]

I am getting generally unacceptable performance from my computer. I have two types of problems: Sometimes the Launcher does not appear on my desktop. The web browser and other applications ...
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Boot from CD from command line?

Long story short my laptop had Ubuntu 12.04 and worked perfectly but upon trying to add windows 7 to my laptop I messed it up royally and now it loads immediately to the GRUB menu. From there the ...
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Computer hangs on boot logo when using “power” button

So after a long day fighting with UEFI and later on trying to get GRUB to play nice with UEFI, I have managed to dual-boot Ubuntu 13.10 on my Sony VAIO "Tap 20" (the big, touchscreen, all-in-one ...
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Cyborg R.A.T. 9 Mouse keeps freezing

I just got myself a new Cyborg R.A.T 9 mouse. The problem is that the mouse keeps freezing. Well not really. I can still move the cursor around but I'm not able to open/close anything. The clicks ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 NetworkManager “Dump inconsistency detected” System Freeze

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on Asus N550JV laptop. My system gets frozen pretty randomly during the day. Sometimes it's possible to switch to terminal and then back to resolve it, other times it entirely ...
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Ubuntu freeze after moving window to the side

When I move a window to the left or right side, it should automatically resize itself (I don't know how this function is called, but it is also present on windows 7). My problem is, that Ubuntu freeze ...
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system freezes when connecting new external hard drive [closed]

I am logged in as root at the command line prompt. I have this new 4TB Western Digital My Book Studio USB2.0/3.0 external hard drive which I intend to use as backup storage. I tried plugging it in but ...
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What steps are recommended for resolving system crashes and freezes? (Sorry for low specificity) [duplicate]

I know my question isn't very specific, so I don't expect a specific answer. Ever since I loaded Ubuntu 12.04 onto my newly built computer, I've had tons of frustrations, including application crashes ...
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First time install and seems to be hung with “reticulating spline” message

First time install and seems to be hung with message on status bar saying "reticulating spline". The mouse is not active. How long till I give up and shut it down by hand?
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Ubuntu 13.10 stops responding [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu one my laptop for over a half of year now and I upgraded it to 13.10 a month ago. It didn't have any major problems before. But today after few hours of work it stopped responding ...
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Xorg freezes randomly 12.04 [duplicate]

ubuntu runs on my Laptop for about a week and everything works fine, except that the (I guess...) Xorg freezes/crashes sometimes. But when I hit ctrl+alt+F1 the terminal comes up and when I hit ...
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SSD causes occasional 100% iowait and freeze. How can i fix this?

My Problem: Sometimes my Computer or just some applications freeze and i can see iowait (with system-monitor-tool) jump to 100% (on some or all cores) for like 15 seconds. This is extremely annoying. ...
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Video driver makes Ubuntu freeze (13.10, Radeon 8670M/Intel HD 4000) [closed]

I have a Lenovo S531 laptop with hybrid graphics. I'm using the xorg-edgers PPA drivers, because it's the only thing that works for me (with fglrx or fglrx-updates Ubuntu presents me with the greeter ...
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Ubuntu Screen freezes frequently [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04 screen freezes frequently: It happens with no specific program (Firefox-Eclipse-Aptana-Vlc-Nautilus). The mouse pointer is still able to move around the screen, and changes to (I) when ...
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Is there anything analoguos to Task Manager?(kill specific programs)

So when my ubuntu freezes, is there a way I could kill only some programs not all of them?
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Clean Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit install crashes on NVidia 8400M G 128 MB

After installing a clean Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit on my Asus F3SC it keeps crashing probably due to the graphics driver. After a few seconds/minutes the screen becomes dirty/garbled with some flashing here ...
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Constant freezes when downloading torrent to NTFS partition

I'm trying to download some large files and save them on an NTFS partition, but I'm experiencing heavy freezes. This does not happen when I, say, set the torrent location to /home/user/Downloads, but ...
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Transmission stops responding frequently / slowing down Ubuntu

So I'm using Transmission to download some files but it has been acting really weird recently. On the program, I'm getting a bit of slow download speed and the program freezes a lot, and sometimes ...
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System freezes/unresponsive/unusable when copying large file to USB

Yesterday I was copying a single, 8 GB file to a USB with a slow, 7 MB/s write speed, while my RAM is 3 GB. While copying the system froze, to the point where I couldn't even move the cursor. I ...
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Youtube going white on ubuntu

Whenever I use ubuntu and minimize the youtube videos from full-screen mode, the screen goes white. This never happened or never happens in windows. Why does it happen in ubuntu?
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boot shows failing processes after upgrading packages and rebooting [closed]

I am really new to this, so if I did something wrong that is obvious to you, please just let me know because I have no idea what is happening. When I installed ubuntu 13.10, I went through all the set ...
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How do I fix the Seizure-O-Matic problem on the Nexus 7? [duplicate]

Bryan Lunduke describes the freeze and flicker problem that's dogging Ubuntu Touch as the Seizure-O-Matic 3000. Is there any way to get around this problem? I would really like to use Ubuntu Touch as ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Freezes on MAC BOOK PRO [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu on a mid-2010 MacBookPro 15". I totally removed all OSX software and only Ubuntu exist on 1TB drive, 8GB of RAM. I got 13.04 installed successfully but every so often (at least ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - desktop freezes when opening or importing a large size image?

I tried to add a raster layer to my QGiS dufour(memory size of the image was 52 MB) and the desktop freezed. It is not just QGIS,I have also tried to open this image via image viewer and it has also ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezing and low graphics mode

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on my desktop PC, and it seems it's not working properly. I have freezing while typing, the virtual console is not available, if I try go to it my screen is ...
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sudo emacs crashes with tramp when I start a line with /

I run emacs in command line [-nw] on ubuntu 12.04 as root. If I start a line with '/', emacs freezes for a while and displays "Tramp: Waiting for prompts from remote shell". please note that I don't ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 randomly freezes on Thinkpad T430 [duplicate]

originally I had an Ubuntu 12.04 running smoothly on Dell Vostro V130. Then, I changed my laptop and thus used CloneZilla to copy the whole partition image to a newly created partition on my new ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezes at times; *ERROR* stuck on render ring

My ubuntu 13.10 laptop freezes relatively frequently, after I recently installed it. It is most common while I am playing Minecraft, but I have also had it happen at other times. I think it may be a ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 from Linuxmint on UEFI Acer Aspire V5-123-12104G50nss

I would like to install Ubuntu on an Acer Aspire V5-123-12104G50nss, but both UEFI and Legacy mode fails, and the notebook freezes during boot. I thought fglrx causes the problem, but i have the same ...
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Ubuntu sometimes freezes when switching instances via Unity’s Launcher

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 for a friend of mine and she often complains about freezes. I never saw these freezes myself, so I can only give the description she gave me: it happens when switching ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezes/crashes when suspended/hibernating [closed]

Hardware: Gateway FX 7805u OS: Ubuntu 13.10 64bit I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop and am having an issue where the OS will lockup and freeze when entering suspend/hibernation. The ...
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The entire User Interface freezes/becomes unresponsive for up to 20 seconds

I am a rails developer, using Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a Asus S550C Ultrabook (was a windows 8 machine originally) Every day I work with Sublime Text 2, Google Chrome, and Terminal (about 6 tabs ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 keeps freezing frequently [closed]

I have a huge problem since I've updated to Ubuntu 13.10. Previously this problem did not occur with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and later with 13.04 (though with 13.04 and 13.10 there's also a problem with ntfs ...
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White blocking screen when put youtube in full-screen mode

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.. In most cases, when I put a video in a Full screen on YouTube (I am not using HTML5, I am using Flash Player), and when try to exit the full screen mode, I got my screen ...
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Ubuntu freezes after hit install buton or try whitout install al versions

I have a pc with 4GB RAM Gygabyte Gt 440 Graphic card Asus P8H61-M Pro motherboard and i5-2500k CPU I tried every version from 10 to 13.10 and the same result,after I hit the Try whithout install or ...
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13.10 hangs on waking from suspend except when suspended from console

I know waking from suspend is an issue, but this looks like a separate bug. When I suspend 13.10 on HP Pavillion dv6 (AMD 6770M/fglrx 13.10.10) from x, it suspends normally but freezes when waking. I ...
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Screen freezes in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

After hours of searching I just couldn't find a decent answer to the problem I am facing with my system, so I'm hoping one of you guys could help me out here. I have an Asus N76VM laptop with nvidia ...
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Freezing problem for ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Using Dell Inspiron 14R 5420, System information: product: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz vendor: Intel Corp. physical id: 1 bus info: cpu@0 size: 1200MHz capacity: 1200MHz width: 64 bits ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Youtube/Video Freeze

I seem to be having an issue in which video [youtube or otherwise] will cause the system to completely freeze. Does anybody know how to fix this or what might be causing the problem?
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezing on splash screen (boot screen) after upgrade from 13.04

I just updated my ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 using the built in update software. After the restart it asked me to do, the system is stuck, frozen on the splash screen (ubuntu logo with all circles orange, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 repeatedly freezes (have experienced thrice in one hour)

I am having this problem from the time. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. It is installed inside Windows, I don't know if the problem is related to that. I am experiencing this sudden freezing/hanging, ...
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Ubuntu freeze for 1 second every minute then resumes

this is my first question here in the forum. I'm quite ignorant on Linux overall, I am doing my first steps now. I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my computer that is a Samsung notebook, I7, 8gb Ram, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 freezing at startup

I have installed a dual boot system on an UEFI board with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 (both 64bit). Ubuntu is freezing during bootup very often. In most of the cases it's stuck on a blank orange ...
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Random crashes after Nvidia instalation, even before boot!

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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System hangs on logout on Ubuntu 12.04

If I login on my Ubuntu PC and logout immediately, the system sometimes hangs. The background screen and icons are displayed and I can even use the mouse to activate the icons and launch programs, ...
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Tried installing Nvidia Driver, now can't do much of anything [duplicate]

I tried installing the NVidia graphics card driver for my ubuntu 13.04 64 bit computer finding the appropriate driver from http://www.nvidia.com/Download/Find.aspx. Now I'm locked out of the machine ...
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Any way to access command line when desktop freezes?

Occasionally Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit on my Panasonic CF-51 laptop will freeze up. The mouse cursor can still be moved, but I cannot access anything and no shortcut keys seem to work. Is there any way to ...