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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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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 ...
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Ubuntu freezes frequently giving error : GEN6_RP_INTERRUPT_LIMITS

My computer freezes allmost every day. Sometimes just Compiz crashes when I try to open Unity menu. Very often screen just freezes completely and doesn't respond anything. Then I have to restart X. ...
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Graphical freezes periodically (12.04) [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) on my new laptop, though I've been encountering somewhat of a problem. Namely, the laptop will freeze every now and again. The time it freezes seems to be ...
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How do I get ride of this nonstop crash, freeze, not booting issues? [duplicate]

Made 12.04 64-bit USB bootable. Then I have been trying to install almost like twenty times to get succeed but still its failing / crashing/ freezing, after showing Grub screen. What can I do to fix ...
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Ubuntu freezes after inputting the password [duplicate]

I went to use Ubuntu today. It updated and asked to me to restart the PC, which I did but now I can't log in. When I put in my password it stays on the orange screen and freezes. The only thing I can ...
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Installing 13.04 (x64) off of USB (and via Windows installer) onto SSD but stuck at loading screen [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu to alleviate some Windows issues I've been having. I've run checkdisk so I know my disk hasn't gone bad. (Or at least it hadn't found anything...) I'm trying to install ...
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Unable to open any applications or shut down

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Recently, I've been having a problem where everything will be functioning normally, and then I get the same string of problems: 1.) I can't open any new applications, or ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 keeps freezing after latest update [duplicate]

I am running Ubntu 13.04 64-bit. My laptop has a dual-core Intel i5 processor, NVidia GT540M GPU, 4GB RAM and a 60GB SATA 3 SSD. After the most recent update it takes more than twice as long to boot ...
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Skype Freezes Sporadically

I've been having the problem ever since I started using Skype on Ubuntu, some two years ago. I'm always thinking that they will fix it with the next update, but no. From time to time, it will randomly ...
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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 12.10 freezes after going to suspend [closed]

After a very long time that I suffer from this problem, I have decided to "ask ubuntu". I know there is quite a bit of information about this problem, but none had worked for me so far. The ...
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System freeze / lockup fglrx drivers [12.04]

I'm using an E45M1-I Deluxe (AMD E450 series with onboard graphics) with 4GB RAM running Ubuntu 12.04 with Catalyst 13.6beta. My system freezes after a few minutes when a graphical interface is ...
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Machine stops running randomly

I recently installed Linux MINT 15 64bit as a guest in a UBUNTU 12.04 LTS host. Everything is working just fine, except that the complete machine turns off completely (the host, physical machine) and ...
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Black screen on boot. 12.10 [duplicate]

I am currently running a dual boot with windows 7 and Ubuntu. I updated my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10. When it was done installing the packages for 12.10 it gave me the options to restart my computer ...
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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 to remove frozen entry in Nautilus file/copy transfer dialog?

Sometimes it happens that an item freezes/hangs in the Nautilus file/copy transfer dialog. It is not possible to abort the progress (You can click the icon, the button gets disabled, but nothing ...
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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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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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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 hanging almost constantly after changing NIC driver

How I think it happened I recently tried to install a different driver on my network adapter because I thought that my ethernet port was causing problems - turned out it was my router and that ...
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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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Cannot access Ubuntu 13.04 virtualbox guest in full screen mode after sleep

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 as a guest in Virtualbox 4.2.14, on a Windows 8 host. When the Ubuntu goes to sleep while in full screen mode, I cannot wake it up. The screen does not respond to input at ...
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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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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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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 freezes after boot or suspend (every other time) [closed]

I'm running 13.04 on Asus UL30A Process: Genuine Intel® CPU U7300 @ 1.30GHz × 2 Graphics: Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset OS type: 64-bit Everything completely freezes after every other a boot ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...