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Why are Chromium profile corrpution issues never fixed? [on hold]

If you are like me and have used SYNC on Chrome or Chomium to keep track of you hundreds of bookmarks, and yeas of work. How annoyed are you that your data is not accessible? I have spent at least ...
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reboot and shutdown command freeze on my Ubuntu vivid 15.04

Every time I have to reboot or shutdown the display keeps on showing the image of Ubuntu with the dots that keeps on going. Even with command from the terminal. I have to press the button to power off ...
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14.04 Freezes during startup

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z710 running Ubuntu 14.04. It has an nvidia geforce gt 750M. I started having trouble when I tried to install CUDA and played around with the nvidia drivers. Now, whenever I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS randomly freezes

Hi reinstalled ubuntu in the last week a couple of times and I am always getting ubuntu to freeze. I am working on an Asus N82JV: intel core i5 (dual core) Nvidia GeForce 335M with nvidia optimus 8 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 install DVD hangs after boot on black and white squared screen

My younger brother got a desktop with Fedora and Linux Mint on it, but I wanted to install Ubuntu, because it's more user friendly, I heard. It keeps freezing/hanging after the boot screen on a white ...
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Lubuntu freezes

The last 5-6 days I have a problem with my lubuntu (14.04.03 LTS). It freezes without any reason. I mean, CPU runs on 38 °C and my motherboard runs on 34-35 °C. And my voltage values are: CPU Vcore: ...
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Dell Precision 7910 Ubuntu 14.04 freezes

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (fresh install) on a Dell Precision 7910. When I attempt to do any heavy analysis (ie. processing 4-10 large files at one time), the machine completely ...
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Computer freezing on almost full RAM, possibly disk cache problem

The problem I think is somewhat similar to this thread. It doesn't matter if I have swap enabled or disabled, whenever the real used RAM amount starts going close to maximum and there is almost no ...
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System freezes due to Intel videocard failure

I have a Dell XPS 15 running ubuntu 14.04 . At first all was fine, but for the past couple of months things are getting strange. Many times the laptop fails to suspend, or even freezes not allowing to ...
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hanging at login screen and during working

I have ubuntu 15.4 and I have problem at login After typing my password the laptop hangs about 5 minutes at login screen then shows the desktop . And during working it hangs 5 to 10 minutes and ...
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Ubuntu freezing but cursor moving

I just got a dell inspiron 17R with 8gig ram and 1 terabyte hardisk. I install windows 8 alongside Ubuntu 15.04 and it started freezing frequently, mostly freeze just after logging in or at the log in ...
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Linux installation freezes when message about partitions appears

My PC has 64x architecture, Intel proccessor, and NVIDIA graphic (if it matters). Yesterday I had Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 on this machine, but I decided to reinstall linux. So I deleted all ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 frequent mouse freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Asus (i5 core and 8GB Ram) since Ubuntu is more and more growing on me. However I experience frequent freezes of my screen. I cannot move ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS freezes after login

I am having trouble getting Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS to work on my laptop, which is a Medion MD 96320 / WAM 2070. I think the specifications are: Turion 64 X2 @ 1.8 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, GeForce Go 6150 ...
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Google Chrome slowdown after some time

I'm running Google Chrome on Xubuntu 14.04. After some time, maybe couple of hours or half an hour (I don't on what it depends) it's starting to freeze. It's almost impossible to use it, cause every ...
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System freezes when starting intellij - 100% cpu but no process using it

The Situation I have a brand new computer and I am using ubuntu-gnome. Everyhting works fine, except when I start intellij. It starts fine up to the moment when it reads the project files. Than it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : how could i can identify the origin of a freeze

My Asus computer with an NVIDIA Geforce 425M graphic card freezes randomly. The only solution is to hard reset the computer. How can I identify if the problem come from the graphic card or from the ...
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Ubuntu, Windows both lag while running apps, playing videos, opening files stored on HDD

Ubuntu, Windows both lag while running apps, playing videos, opening files stored on HDD Whenever I used anything that was on my hard disk, Windows would freeze momentarily. It would lag on exploring ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 randomly freezes on different machines, mouse cursor keeps working

I have been experiencing identical random freezes on two different machines at two different locations: Computer 1: This was running ubuntu 12.04 LTS with KDE and the freezes were very occasionally ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't boot, Sony Vaio VGN-NW11S

I've set up Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sony Vaio (VGN-NW11S), dual boot with Windows 7. The computer is approx. 4 years old. It worked fine for 1 week or so, but since a few days it doesn't boot any more. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 freezes on reboot

I just installed 14.04.3 and every time I reboot (from terminal and SSH) it freezes. When I do it from the terminal It freezes at the last dot under the ubuntu logo. When I run shutdown -r nowfrom ...
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Freezing randomly screen

I've use Ubuntu 14.04 with Kernel 3.19 but some time, my PC block and I need to restart it to make it work and I don't know why... When I've join on Ubuntu, before the login screen he show me that ...
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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-15.04-server-ppc64el — Server freeze with _rcu_sched detected stalls on CPUs_tasks

My server sometimes cannot boot to OS [ubuntu-15.04-server-ppc64el]. The error message is as below. It can boot to OS after retry to reboot several times.Is anyone have a solution for it. I try to ...
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Why does ubuntu freeze sometimes when I shut my laptop screen

I own a Lenovo Y50 running Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit and sometimes when Ii shut the screen the login screen is displayed after I open it back up again, but it is unresponsive and I can't do anything from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 strange total freezes

I'm getting very strange freezes on Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Y40-70. I do not believe it is the old problem with the Nvidia card because I have an AMD graphics card. The first time it happened was ...
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Session frozen after an update and restart?

I have done the updates proposed by Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the software updater then proposed to restart. So I did and after I typed the password for my user it never shows my desktop. It looks like ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Display Freezes Occasionally

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I have an NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M (1GB) graphics card, and I noticed the open source Nouveau display driver was returning error code -16 on suspend, causing the ...
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Ubuntu Freezes when Switching to Full-screen VirtualBox VM

I'm on Ubuntu-14.04 64-bit (with all the latest updates) and have a Windows-7 VM on Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.30 which I used regularly (almost everyday) in full-screen mode without any problems. But as ...
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Ubuntu installer freezes on Mac

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on an 11,5 Macbook Pro. I created a live USB (with dd) and booted to it without a problem. (Well, the Wi-Fi doesn't work, but that seems unrelated.) When I try to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when I click Logout or Shudown

In both cases it looks the same: the taskbar/unity is gone and the apps stay on the screen as they were but frozen. What can be causing it?
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezing soon after boot

Installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Surface Pro 2 this morning. Ubuntu freezes less than one minute after boot. No mouse or keyboard registers and I can't drop into terminal with Ctrl+Alt+F1 or Ctrl+Alt+F7. ...
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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 ...
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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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Freezing or striped pattern on the screen after loading the desktop

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. My computer has a GeForce 6100 nForce 405 graphics card. My screen freezes or displays a pattern stripes after loading the desktop. I tried to change the video driver, but ...
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Opening Chrome causes Ubuntu to freeze

Ubuntu v14.04 Simply opening the Chrome browser causes Ubuntu to freeze completely. No key strokes are effective and the mouse pointer is frozen in place or disappears. After a hard reboot, I opened ...
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Newly installed unbuntu 14.04 in dual-boot Freezes

I have a Windows 7 and I wanted so badly to have a linux in dual-boot since long time. So I did it, and made everything right. First, I tried it on usb stick. Then, I installed it in a 250GB ...
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Reboot/Shutdown freeze on ubuntu logo

I have Intel Nuc DN2820FYKH (Celeron N2830, Intel HD, BT, Wi-Fi) with Ubuntu 15.04 fresh install (ran upgrade system after install). All Peripherals removed except USB keyboard. Bios set to non-UEFI ...
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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 15.04 + Thinkpad T510 + Xmgrace -> mysterious system freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Thinkpad T510 and planning on running simulation related work. The system works really nice until I try to use xmgrace to plot few *.xvg data files (see ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen Freezes Randomly with NVidia

I recently install Nvidia 352.21 driver. All works fine except one thing and I don't know why. Sometime my Ubuntu Screen Freezes and to fix it I need to switch from graphics mode(CTRL+ALT+F7) in ...
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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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Temporary mouse freeze

I have an issue where my mouse freezes for a couple of seconds and then returns to normal, the same thing happens with my keyboard, though it is less obvious. The UI keeps updating during this time. ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 desktop freezes after short time

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 ...