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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Unbuntu 14.04 freeze lock up

as soon as i try to launch G+ FB GMAIL unity apps my system freezes/crashes. Never had this with previous versions. 14.04 64
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Software Center not respondng when installing Steam

Whenever I try to install Steam from the Software Center, the center goes unresponsive and I have to cancel it. I get no error message other than "Not responding". I have tried installing the Steam ...
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14.04 freezes on start and stalls on restart/power down

About 2 out of 3 times I power on my computer, Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when loading some stage of the login (lightDM) screen. I have to manually power off my computer. Also, when I go to restart or ...
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12.04 Freezing Issue

My problem is as follows... My computer boots up, I log in, shortly after the computer freezes (at which point I can't move the mouse around, though any audio from an app is being played), I use Ctl ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 lock up

I recently installed Ubuntu server and I like it so far except for a small issue. Sometimes the terminal stops accepting keystrokes, and the only way around it is to power off the system manually ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze only after I use Ubuntu software center [on hold]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit in my laptop. But there's a problem with it! Ubuntu freezes but only after I use Ubuntu software center and then nothing works. Not the mouse, keyboard nothing. ...
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Keyboard and mouse freezes after upgrade to 14.04

I just completed the upgrade and my keyboard & touchpad freezes after some random minutes of usage. The only way is to switch the tty (ctrl+alt+f6) then switching to tty7 back. I since I cannot ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 32 bit audio freezes problem

I have an Intel Celeron 2955u powered netbook. In alsamixer audio shows as Intel HDA MID and Intel HDA PCH (for only the second audio mixer is available) for aplay -l card 0: MID [HDA Intel MID], ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS crashes after login

Decided to upgrade to the new LTS today, so I backed up my data and created a live usb with unetbootin and wiped my drive clean. Install was a little clunky but everything seemed to go just fine. ...
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Ubuntu Freezes Completely [on hold]

I have a Dell Vostro Laptop which runs on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit (upgraded from 12.04). So, when I play Minecraft, it first heats up and gives out warm air after 2 minutes of playing. After 2 minutes, ...
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Ubuntu randomly freezes watching videos on youtube using chrome [on hold]

After upgrading, my computer will randomly freeze up completely while watching videos on Youtube. So far it's only doing this with Chrome. When I run Chrome via the terminal and go to Youtube, I get ...
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Dota2 fps freeze

So I installed Steam and Dota 2 on my 13.10 Ubuntu. The game starts up and works with acceptable fps, but every 5-10 minutes or so it just freezes for 2-5 seconds. I'm positive this is not network lag ...
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Google Chrome hard disk excessive activity / System freezes [closed]

I've recently installed Gooogle Chrome on Ubuntu 12.04 LST 32-bit. First couple of days Chrome worked like a charm. Extremely fast, much more faster than Firefox. But then step-by-step it start ...
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Ubuntu randomly freezes, where do I start [duplicate]

I have a Compaq Presario CQ61 that was originally installed with Windows 7 I have wiped the drive and had installed elementary luna, but the system soon began freezing. I wiped the drive again and ...
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Mathematica help window, search result frozen [closed]

I am running Mathematica 9.0.0 and I have had this problem for a long time. I have not been able to use the documentation center because the window of search result is frozen. Here is a similar ...
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systemd (re)starting after colord messages [closed]

I'm investigating a crash on the Ubuntu system of a coworker. The crash occurred while using Libre Office, but it was the whole computer that froze, not just that single program terminated abnormally. ...
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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 12.04 freezing during parallel processing [closed]

I'm currently trying to implement a pretty cpu intensive task using Julia. I made a single threaded version which works fine. However, problems arose when I implemented a paralleled version, which ...
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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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Stuck at Loading initial ramdisk - Not stuck when I plug in usb drive

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Asus UX32VD which had Windows 8.1 installed. It's now a dualboot and everything seemed to work fine, I was able to boot use Ubuntu, restart, use Windows, all great. ...
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“Read Error” Press any key on boot [on hold]

When I boot into Ubuntu and prompted to the purple screen it says: Error: Cant read file, press any key to continue... When I do so the screen freezes and causes the light on my caps lock key to ...
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System freezes after starting X [closed]

I just rebooted, and discovered that my entire system freezes when I try starting X. I don't believe I've recently updated anything, although it is possible that this is the first time I've rebooted ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezes after large disk activity [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on Dell Inpiron 17R. Everything is working good, except for Ubuntu freezes after large disk activity such as copying large files or installing large software. I have tried ...
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GNOME Tweak Tool

I have just installed GNOME Tweak Tool by typing this command in the terminal: sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool After installing I have applied few tweaks but after rebooting my Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Occasional Freeze at Boot [closed]

My recently installed Ubuntu (and ALL the other distros I used before) sometimes (not-always) hangs on boot. It's a hard-to-debug problem because it just happens 'sometimes' (I never know when the ...
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Ubuntu freezes/crash after wake when upgraded to 13.10

Back on 13.04 it didn't occurred. I've upgraded to 13.10, systems apparently working fine, but, when I put it to sleep(using or not using extended monitor) and try to wake up, I see the screen(both), ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 randomly freezes [closed]

Hello. I use Ubuntu 12.04 with wubi. The problem is that ubuntu randomly freezes when i move the mouse cursor. The system doesent have to restart i just have to press (ctrl+alt+f1) and then ...
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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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Screen repeatedly freezes with increasing frequency

I installed 12.04 LTS last week and my screen repeatedly freezes. It seems like it is increasing in frequency, although this may just be my biased. It seems like the system still works fine as ...
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System unresponsive, hard drive light on [closed]

My system has become unresponsive. The hard drive is on constantly. The mouse does not move. If I Ctrl+Alt+F1, I get a terminal in about five minutes, and can type my name, but the password prompt ...
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Why “stuck on render ring” with XFCE but not Unity? [closed]

Recently I started testing XFCE. I really like it, but often when I resize windows with my graphic tablet (ALT + right click drag), the system totally freezes. Not even the Caps Lock light changes ...
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Ubuntu one seems stuck on Ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntuone had been working on my Ubuntu 12.04 install but for the last weeks it was giving an "Auth fail" message. Before anything I just completely uninstalled it, then re installed it. Well now it ...
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Cannot write bytes broken pipe

I can't seem to boot Ubuntu 12.04 on my t-61 Thinkpad. I get the splash screen, then a black screen that reads: Cannot write bytes: broken pipe. Let me first say that originally I had removed ...
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Ubuntu not working, keeps freezing, unresponsive [duplicate]

I just replaced my Windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04.1 and it hasn't been doing any of the things the guides said it would. Please do not mind that I am completely new to Ubuntu. First of all, during ...
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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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Xubuntu freezes on loading screen during install on Gigabyte P34G Win 8 laptop [closed]

I have a few Linux issues: I've been trying to get Xubuntu x-64 13.10 to install on my machine, but it doesn't work. If I set it to legacy boot, the Xubuntu screen loading indicator just spins and ...
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The amount of memory consumed by my Ubuntu 12.04 system is always constant at 25% [closed]

Even when the system freezes (sometimes when only a browser + text editor are running) the RAM usage doesn't increase. I don't understand what is causing this and the system is freezing a lot these ...
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Ubuntu starting in low resolution and keyboard and mouse not working

I just installed Ubuntu on my 2010 Mac mini, (2.1GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB RAM) and at first it worked fine. Then, after turning off the computer, when I powered it on again it logged in and displayed ...
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Installation of dual-boot 13.10 on MBP freezes

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Macbook Pro (15", Mid-2009, i.e. with dual graphics chips) via bootcamp. I can boot off the disk, select a language, and select "Install Ubuntu". Then a ...
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Running extremely slow and freezing when opening any program [closed]

my laptop (compaq presario cq57)all the sudden two days ago when turned on it slowed down upon start-up and i cant do anything if i try to open any document or use the internet it will freeze and will ...
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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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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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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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Performance goes to Zero when RAM cache is full

This isn't a straightforward question as I've read that cached RAM will be released when needed. I have the hunch that this is not happening on my system (or something else is skrewed). I have a AMD ...
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Ubuntu freezing randomly, seems like WiFi issue

I have a really irritating problem with my laptop, a HP Elitebook 8530w, and Ubuntu 13.04. About every 30 minutes, this is not constant, the system freezing completely for about 3-5 seconds and then ...
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File copy freezing with large network copies

I'm using version 12.10. When I do large file copy from windows network share it always hangs the copy process. Rest of machine is fine, just the copy process is hung. I connect to the share by ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Install Freezes while entering wifi password [closed]

I cannot get passed the screen where you enter the password for your wifi during installation. As soon as I click on the box to enter the password to my wifi the installation freezes.
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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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Ubuntu is freezing a few seconds after login [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 and activated the drivers for Nvidia. But right the restart, it froze just a few seconds after login. It doesn't allow me to uninstall or check anything.
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System freezes posibly because of google-chrome?

I know there are similar questions, but none refer to the way I go about it. Freezes are not regular and I can't reproduce them. When it does happen, it usually completely freezes for about 10 ...