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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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PC freezes since I installed ubuntu [duplicate]

I have this weird problem where my computer freezes since I installed Ubuntu 15.04. Then my computer freezed and I decided to try 15.10 as Ubuntu kept asking me to get that. It went a bit better ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes at purple startup screen

I had Ubuntu installed and wanted to remove Python 3. I accidently removed every Python version installed because I didn't know Ubuntu Desktop needs Python to run. I had to reinstall Ubuntu completely ...
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Ubuntu Mate 15.10 suddenly freezed

After 1 or 2 hours working the system freezes and nothing works (i.e. mouse cursor, keyboard etc.). In which log file should I find the trouble and what is it could be caused by?
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When using atom editor screen turns off on UBUNTU 12.04 LTS?

Tried installing the editor from Ubuntu software center same things happens(screen turns off), especially when i open settings view. OR If i don't use the opened editor for sometime and try to type ...
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ubuntu 15.04 Freezes Frequently on new hard drive

I just bought a new 1TB - Seagate 7200.14 Family Drive ( ST1000DM003) - and I'm experiencing a weird behavior after installing ubuntu 15.04 and copying my files to new drive. Ubuntu started to ...
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My Thinkpad X1 2015 freezes randomly. How do I diagnose the issue?

I have a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 2015 (20BSCTO1WW). Intel i5-5300U processor, 14" FHD Screen, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD. I'm running Wily (15.10.) I installed Wily on this machine while it was still in beta. ...
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Mouse pointer freezing up

I'm not sure if it should be asked here or on forums but I'll still put it up here to get discussion started, So 2 days back I upgraded to 11.10 64bit beta. There are few crashes which I already ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes every few days (no errors)

now I know this has been asked before but I cannot seem to specify the reason why Ubuntu freezes. There is nothing regular I do that makes it freeze completely (mouse is moving) and everything else ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 freezes while using firefox [duplicate]

While using firefox, ubuntu freezes all I can do is move the cursor.
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Ubuntu Freezes with USB reconnect for unknown reason [closed]

I have a Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 running Kodi Media Center on X. I have a 25' USB extension to a powered hub with an IR receiver and USB to Serial adapter. This was working great until I upgraded and ...
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Ubuntu Freezes when Switching to Full-screen VirtualBox VM [closed]

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 14.04 randomly freezes?

i'm quite new here! Just have a question, my ubuntu desktop randomly freezes sometimes, it can happen after 2 days or in just 2 hours. Sometime's it's completly frozen and sometimes I can move the ...
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Xubuntu freezes intermittently, mouse still moves

At least once a day I'm having to reboot Xubuntu 15.10 because it freezes. When it freezes the mouse is still moveable but I can't click anything and the keyboard doesn't work. I'm usually using ...
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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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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 download the Adobe Plugin Installer and it freezes. I waited for 3 hours and saw no ...
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SSH freezes other processes

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and somehow SSH seems to freeze some processes sometimes. For example, the file manager will not react anymore or Evolution (Mail program) will stop working - until I ...
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14.04.3 LTS freeze [duplicate]

I run 14.04.3 LTS mounted with Wubi on a flash drive and since 2 days I got 3-4 freezes. I cannot even get to a terminal, mouse is unresponsive, total freeze. I use Sony Vaio and the only indicator I ...
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Ubunty 14.04 freezes when I select a big chunk of text in LibreOffice

When I start selecting text (size of more then a paragraph) in LibreOffice, the entire system freezes. If I use the mouse and left click or press Ctrl+C, the system freezes so I cannot finish ...
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Unity freezes when closing or minimizing a window

On a very fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, it sometimes happens that when I close or minimize a window, Unity freezes. I can not interact with the panel or any application, only move the mouse around. A ...
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Is there anything to check after your computer locks up or freezes?

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop with Ubuntu 14.04, that has worked very well for over a year. However, recently I have been experiencing freezes where the machine does not respond to any ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes on Acer Aspire E11

I have successfully upgraded from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10 using do-release-upgrade on my Acer Aspire E11 laptop. However the whole computer freezes (i.e. gets unresponsive) after some minutes of ...
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after system crash in 15.10 no new install possible

i've installed ubuntu 15.10 on a new a i5 6400 machine. after adding some kxstudio repos and the new kernel update (dont know what really happend in which timeline) ubuntu started to get a lot of ...
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ubuntu freezes after cold boot, force shutdown/reboot fixes issue

I am using ubuntu 14.04. recently I installed new 8gb ddr3l module(only). when I power up my laptop after some period of time (say 45min), It starts normally But freezes after around 30-40 sec. Now ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes and System Problems

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop Sony Vaio VPCEA16FG, I have been getting system freezes(everything including display, mouse, keyboard stops working and I have to do a restart ...
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How to stop Ubuntu 15.10 from freezing? [duplicate]

Since upgrading to 15.10, my system has been freezing a lot. I have read up on different ways to kill my process when this happens, such as the ALT + F2 and the one involving the print screen button ...
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Package managers cause kernel freeze?

I'm having this serious problem about package management. Whenever I try to install something (anything) it cause system to permanently freeze. It's worse than it looks, Ctrl+Alt+F1 not working and ...
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System freeze when accessing USB drive

I recently did a clean install of Xubuntu 15.10. Whenever I plugin a USB hard or flash drive and transfer files from and to, my system freezes up almost completely, my network manager force closes and ...
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Random freezing on UbuntuGNOME 15.10

I have a machine with a new installation of UbuntuGNOME 15.10 (64-bit), which has, in the last two days, frozen completely few times. By frozen, I mean that the desktop becomes completely ...
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Lubuntu frozen while installing

I have this old PC hanging around so I decided to install Lubuntu on it just to give it some life and it freezes every time. I made a bootable USB, made two partitions (an ext4 and a swap partition) ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezing (only mouse works)

I've been experiencing constant freezing with my Ubuntu. I've recently upgraded from 14.10 and now every time I have 3 or more programs running (Terminal, Sublime Text and Firefox for example) it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 random freeze

I am a newbie to ubuntu and I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop with a USB. As it is a new desktop without any other OS, ubuntu is currently my only OS. At install, it returned a message "ACPI ...
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15.10 freezes every 10 minutes

Every freeze is preceeded typically by the following sylsog entry. It is a gst_discoverer_discover call (one of several hundred recorded immediately before every freeze) as an example: Oct 20 ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Freeze

I have a system freeze that disables mouse and keyboard. Locks the monitor for about 45 seconds and then restarts. I have the code here from the syslog file that I extracted between freezes. I had ...
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Ubuntu is freezing

Referred to this question What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I have HP Envy laptop with dedicated graphics card and Intel Wireless adapter. Just installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.0.4 and this is what i ...
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Ubuntu freezes with Qt App

Im trying to develop a Qt app in Ubuntu and sometimes (no different set of loaded resources between runs, and just Qt resources, like QThreads or QtGui), when running it, it just freezes the system... ...
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My computer freezes at startup *ERROR* rv770_set_sw_state failed

My computer often totally freezes at startup. I have to reset computer. Some say that I could have problems with power supply. When operating system is loaded, it is operating normally. This error ...
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Crash X manually

I'm working on a the famous freezing of X server. I've already created a question about frozen X server detection As I don't have relevant answer yet, I'm wondering if anyone knows a way to ...
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Ubuntu installation freezes with ASUS (windows 10 dual boot)

I tried to boot up with from a CD and or USB with 15.10 Ubuntu iso. Eveytime I get the same result: "Install Ubuntu" => Loading (purple screen) and freeze. I've disable CMS, and Fast Boot, and Secure ...
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Sudden Laptop Freeze without logs

Laptop: Dell XPS 13 (2015) Ubuntu 15.10 Kernel 4.2.0.23 (Latest) Minor Problem: Laptop suddenly freezes (when on battery). Full system freeze. Can't access tty1 as well. Major problem: syslog ...
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How to fix System Freeze?

I have been using Ubuntu occasionally over the last four months. Both 14.04.03 and 15.10 have had the same freezing problem during install; then after a successful install, during regular usage as ...
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Random freezes in desktop after fresh Ubuntu 14.04 LTS install

I've been experiencing random freezes in which the mouse often still moves but does not work. Cannot move from current workspace or do anything. I usually can do a Ctrl-Alt-F1 and reboot or restart ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freezes a lot usually while playing any media through web

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and am facing system freeze quite frequently while playing any form of media through web (youtube/dailymotion/hotstar etc.). Each time this happens , I need to restart my ...
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New Ubuntu Installation Freezing

Warning, I'm new here I've just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an empty drive. I have another drive in the PC with a Windows 10 installation. Everything on Ubuntu runs fine, until I open an app. Both ...
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Installing freezes/doesn't boot on Asus N552VX [duplicate]

Hi I just got the new Asus N552VX and am trying to get Xubuntu working on it. I have tried both the 14.04 LTS and the 15.14. However in the install I get ACPI PCC probe failed, sometimes it just ...
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Gigabyte P55k v4 freezes randomly (non-reproducible) (14.04, 14.10 & 15.10)

Short version: Ubuntu freezes randomly in a non-reproducible way No input yields any results when in the frozen state, have to reboot Tried 3 different Ubuntu versions and 1 Mint, all with same ...
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Freezes and internet connection losses on 14.04 while using browser [duplicate]

I have nearly new installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with pre-installed Windows 7 on my desktop PC. The installation was fine I guess. Choose no swap cause I have 7.7 Gb ram. The main problems appeared are ...
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Multiple problems: Wine Counter Strike freezes AND Transfer of big files stucks when transferred to PEN DRIVE

I have been having some problems since many days: When I play counter strike, and if I press the UP or DOWN key of VOLUME, the game hangs. It freezes. The music in the background still plays, and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on an Asus G75v laptop

I've installed the latest Ubuntu on my father's laptop (v. 14.04.3). After convincing him that it was better than Windows, he started to work on it an he liked it. But shortly after using it, an ...
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Fresh install of Xubuntu, Freezes after login

80% of the time, when I load my machine up, it freezes after login. Now, we're talking about a fresh install here with barely any additional software. If I keep restarting my machine, via the ...