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14.04 Freeze on Splash after Installing NVIDIA Drivers

First of all, I have looked at a bunch of threads that are similar, but none of the solutions work for me. I am trying to install nvidia drivers (nvidia-340, specifically) but when I reboot the system ...
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Lubuntu freezes

I'm trying to start using linux in my old computer (amd64 athlon x2 5200 / 2gb ram / 250gb hd) I downloaded lubuntu 16.04 Lts 32 bits. I created a bootable usb and started Lubuntu from usb to test. I ...
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Why my freshly installed Xenial suffer GPE storms and booting the Live-CD doesn't?

I wonder what is the difference between the livecd environment and the installed invironpent in Xenial since a problem I have in a freshly installed system, doesn't occur booting the livecd. The ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes at random

I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba Satellite L50. Fairly often (once per hour or so) it randomly freezes. The system is installed in UEFI mode, although it had the same problem ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 and 16.04 keep freezing randomly

This issue i had it with 15.10 and it's still here after the 16.04 upgrade. The whole system freezes, no keyboard/mouse input works anymore. I tried a variety of keyboard combinations (found on the ...
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Ubuntu randomly freezes when I press certain keys

This is a weird issue I'm facing recently. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop (Acer E 15 E5-571G-51XR) and it was doing pretty fine until a weird issue popped up roughly 3 weeks later. Whenever I ...
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16.04 crash after log in [duplicate]

So I tried to install 16.04 but it crashes after I log in. I found a popular fix where you would go in to recovery mode and change your graphics drivers from xorg to nvidia, but when I go in to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop freezes when switching accounts (compiz related?)

I upgraded the other day from a perfectly stable Lenovo Laptop with i915 graphics (Sandy Bridge) running 15.10 to 16.04 because of ending support time span for 15.10 and have now really big problems. ...
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xubuntu installation does´t get further than language selection

I have to install xubuntu (xubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-i386) from a cd to a compaq evo n600c, (win xp prof, version 2002, service pack 3 preinstalled), no booting from usb possible Mobile Intel(R) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freezes with blinking caps lock

I have a MSI gaming laptop GT80 running Ubuntu 14.04. It randomly freezes with a blinking caps lock (kernel panic I believe). Here the specs: https://www.msi.com/Laptop/gt80-2qe-titan-sli.html#hero-...
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New ubuntu 14.04 install freezes frequently

I have attempted to get a working system with several different linux installs, including the current install, Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit). Symptoms are: Frozen screen (I assume this shows time of freeze) ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial hard crashing on ACER E3-11-P0D8

About a month ago I installed the latest Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial on my ACER E3-11-P0D8 laptop. Since then, it randomly freeze up while I work. It generally takes 10-20 mins to do that. Out of ...
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Ubuntu freezes when renaming folders

I have the same problem with every version of Ubuntu (from 14.10 to 16.04). If I press "Enter" very fast after renaming is finished Ubuntu freezes. It asks me if I want to kill the process and after ...
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Critical freeze on login in ubuntu 16.04

Using an up-to-date Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 system on a msi cx70 sometimes on login screen I can have a freeze. After this I can only reboot machine or call console (ctrl-alt-f1). What can I do to fix or ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freeze/crash

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. 14.04 was rock stable for more than a year that I used it. This should rule out most hardware issues. The only difference is that in 16.04 I'm using ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Wireless Mouse Cursor freezes unexpectedly

The mouse was working fine earlier… Here is what I tried to do: sudo su -> rmmod usbhid -> modprobe usbhid in a ssh connection Unplugging the mouse Moving the mouse to another port Restarting the ...
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Prevent Ubuntu from freezing due to 100% CPU usage (Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04)

Before any moderator marks this as duplicate: I did search via Startpage/Google and the other questions where about what to do after Ubuntu freezes. This question is about how to prevent it. So far I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Watching videos in fullscreen (browser/vlc) freezes the whole system

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and this is my first experience with Linux. I've tried watching videos on Mozilla and Chrome, and also playing in VLC, the problem persists. I go full-screen, it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 Freezing Frequently

First of all I'm not an Expert in Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 on my Dell Inspiron 11 3147. Since Ubuntu 14.04.4 Released, it's freezing frequently. Especially when I'm Browsing the Internet (I'...
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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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What do I do if Ubuntu 16.04 freezes, but I can move only the mouse? [duplicate]

I sometimes experience whole Ubuntu freezes (from 14.04 to 16.04, I upgrade by a clean installation), just mouse can move (that's why this question is different from others). I think this is caused by ...
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ubuntu gnome 16.04 freezes after login [duplicate]

If i have my second display pluged in everything freezes after a couple of seconds after login. I'm running version 16.04. The grahpics card is a gtx960m and i have driver version 361.42. It only ...
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Reached Target shutdown

1 out of 8 times Ubuntu freezes at shutdown. When I click on Esc I see the log and it gets stuck at 'Reached target shutdown' but it never shuts down. I read somewhere about it's a bug and tried to ...
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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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Dell XPS 13 2015, Ubuntu 15.10 touchpad freezes after suspend

I have a Dell XPS 13 2015, qHD model running Ubuntu 15.10, kernel 4.2.0-18 and sometimes after suspend the touchpad refuses to work. Xinput no longer recognizes it, and the only way to get the ...
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Ubuntu keeps freezing. How do I troubleshoot? [closed]

Ubuntu started freezing on me everytime I log in. It will work for a few minutes, but will become unresponsive. I can still move the mouse around, but can't click anything. Keyboard shortcuts don't ...
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Possible Chromium problems and or stability issues

I have the latest version of ubuntu up to date and I use it quite some time now... but it starts showing up some "old windows" issues... I mean that it freezes sometimes without apparent reason (...
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Cannot boot into new xubuntu installation

I am currently dealing with a problem with a new installation of xubuntu. I have successfully installed xubuntu and lubuntu 16.04 x86 and 64 bit, xubuntu 15.10 x86 and 64 bit, and ubuntu 16.04 64 bit. ...
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Computer freezes during using LibreOffice

After latest Ubuntu 12.04 update when I using LibreOffice after some time my screen freezes and I have to reboot. I think something is wrong with video drivers. I uninstall and install new video ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 randomly freezing

I'm a complete newbie on Ubuntu but I wanted to try it out and learn it by using it. I have a Asus ux303lb. So I installed it as dualboot with Windows 10, 8gb of swap and like 25 gb for the system. ...
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VLC freezes whole system

I had these kind of freezes in stock Ubuntu 14.04 since I've migrated from Windows, but I could soft reset with the magic sysrq key combination. Since the last security update to 2.1.6 VLC which ...
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Ubuntu keeps freezing [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16 a couple of days ago in dual boot and it worked pretty good but it kept freezing all of a sudden and nothing would work so I had to press the power button to shut the laptop down....
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Ubuntu keeps freezing all of a sudden

I just installed Ubuntu 16 a couple of days ago in dual boot and it worked pretty good but it kept freezing all of a sudden and nothing would work so I had to press the power button to shut the laptop ...
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Stuck on Ubuntu Installation & Trial - Started Dispatch Password Requests

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a decent laptop. I am installing through a USB and had no errors come up during the disk check. Initially it would just hang on the loading screen, so I then removed ...
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 freeze sometimes?

I have installed ubuntu 16.04 on a usb-stick (yes I installed it on a usb-stick) and sometimes it randomly freezes. When it freezes I can't do anything, I have to force shutdown my computer. Is there ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop Freeze

currently I've installed on my Lenovo G50-30 Ubuntu 16.04 64bit. Now I got after the system is running for a short or a longer time desktop freezes. As desktop software I use Unity, also tried Xfce -> ...
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Ubuntu Freezes when accessing browser context menus (e.g. SSL Info Tab) - 16.04

When I try to open a context menu such as the SSL info tab in browser's address bar or the 'Settings' tab in Chrome, Browser window freezes and my mouse cursor disappears until I force close the ...
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Laptop freezes after connecting external monitor, since 16.04 update

I have a Zenbook UX303U with integrated Intel HD5000, and using an external monitor worked fine until I updated to Ubuntu 16.04LTS this weekend. Now, when I plug my second screen and then move the ...
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My PC freezes with Linux while with Windows it didn't happen

I'm new with Ubuntu and whatever other Linux distro. I have an Asus X553MA and I recently installed Ubuntu 16, but it freezes randomly and I don't know why. I checked if the cpu was over overwarming ...
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Laptop freezes after lifting the screen up

Each time that I close the laptop and after I lift up to continue with my work, it freezes with a black screen(either the leds of my mouse doesn't light up). In the partition of windows all works ...
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Installation of Ubuntu LTS 16.04 crash

With: HP ML350 G6 with 1 CPU and 28GB Ram With RAID5 configured. I tried following: A) Install a Ubuntu LTS 16.04 server inside a VM hosted by a Windows 2012 Server. It freeze during the ...
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Installation freezes on first step

I have an Asus AM1M-A board with some crap amd processor and I'm trying to install the latest 16.04 ubuntu server on it but I'm starting to feel my hair turning gray. I have uploaded the OS to a flash ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit 16.04 LTS keeps freezing on laptop Hp Pavilion X2

The machine keeps freezing, mainly when using the Chromium or the OpenOffice. But it is random. When it freezes, the terminal is not accessible neither the tty terminal using CTRL+ALT+ Fx. The machine ...
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Ubuntu freezes when I print

I have an HP LASERJET 6P plugged on the parrallel port. (/dev/lp0) It is turned on. I tried many ways to print anything echo "test" > /dev/lp0 lpr filename even pressing the button "print a ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Freezes Frequently

I am running 15.10 on a Toshiba Satellite L15W-B1208D Laptop and it freezes frequently. Before marking this as a duplicate please read all of the things I have tried. I have tried every solution I've ...
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Short freeze before opening System Settings in Ubuntu 16.04

Each time I open the System Settings the screen freezes for a few seconds. Then it continues normally. But it is still annoying. My graphics card is: Venus XTX [Radeon HD 8890M / R9 M275X/M375X] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after login if additional display is connected to my laptop

Ubuntu freezes after login if I have connected additional display to my laptop. Otherwise, I can normally boot without additional display. It also works fine if I connect monitor after I'm already in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 lts freezes, even after upgrading kernel

I installed Ubnuntu 16.04 LTS on my machine last week. Few days after, it started freezing randomly. I upgraded the kernel version to 4.5.0-040500-generic after some search results suggested an ...