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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after login

I'm new to Ubuntu, and had some trouble installing desktop (installer kept freezing up). I was able to install using the Ubuntu Server installation package (64 bit), and added ubuntu-desktop and the ...
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Mysterious crashes/freezes in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 for last two years. Machine is slightly older 3 years or so. No hardware changes to machine - even using same mouse and keyboard. I keep service packs up to date. No ...
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Display freezes temporarily with nvidia drivers on 14.04

I'm having a problem with my ubuntu 14.04 LTS laptop, with nvidia drivers. Every so often the display freezes. There doesn’t seem to be any pattern to it and the computer keeps running fine. I can ...
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Screen colors at the beginning

My PC has a mother P5N-MX with Nvidia geforce 7050 integrated Intel Quad 4-core processor and 4GB memory Last night I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.5 and I perfect and runs smoothly, when you upgrade ...
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Ubuntu Gnome freezes

I am running the Ubuntu 14.10 with Gnome desktop. My machine is Lenovo t440s. Specs: Processor: 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4600U (4MB Cache, up to 3.30GHz) 12 GB RAM GPU: Intel® HD Graphics 4400 The ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freeze after login

I just upgraded an Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Desktop from 14.04 to 14.10 System is multi-user/multi-language. following the upgrade, I managed to log-in with the only Sudoer user, had a "restart ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze on Lenovo thinkpad x230, Samsung SSD 840EVO

I recently installed an mSATA disk (Samsung SSD 840EVO) on my Thinkpad x230 and then installed Ubuntu 14.04. It seemed to work fine but then froze completely after showing a system error message. ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 screen freeze randomly

The Ubuntu is installed to Dell Vostro 3460 with nVidia GT630M graphhics card. Screen freeze randomly when using touch pad, and to fast "unfreeze" the screen I've to switch to console terminal ...
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Ubuntu Hangs a lot even when 3 or 4 apps are working

I have a Samsung NP300E5C-A0CIN Laptop with 2 GB of ram, intel i3 processor. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8.1 My laptop tends to hang a lot, especially while browsing the web both ...
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Edubuntu 12.04 freezes at login window

I upgraded my edubuntu distribution to 12.04 and when I got to the last step, which was to remove no longer needed packages, I skipped it and continued. My computer restarted as it should but once it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes when switching to lightdm

I was changing the theme in my Ubuntu 12.04 to Mac OS theme, constantly installing, logging in and out, rebooting when trying to fix things along the way. While I was doing a reboot, it froze, for the ...
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Nautilus stops after each action for a few seconds

I have just converted from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 14.04 in search for a better future. I'm very satisfied with the system, but when I start Nautilus it's sluggish to the point of unusability, even the ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 freezes on iMac G5 Power PC

I have an iMac G5 Power PC 1.6 with 1 GB RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 GPU. I tried the live DVD with Lubuntu 14.04 and everything was OK, so I decided to install this distribution on my iMac. ...
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Ubuntu freezes when streaming audio

For the last fews months or so, ubuntu will suddenly freeze at seemingly random intervals when streaming audio (such as listening to spotify, watching a youtube video). To date, it has not frozen when ...
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Frequently freezes with solid screen in ubuntu 14.10

Yesterday I installed fresh-new ubuntu 14.10, and from that time the system constantly stucks with solid-colored screen (usually gray) 5-10 minutes after start. Just gray screen and nothing else, no ...
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Ubuntu 14.4 Freeze

I installed Ubuntu 14.4, and every time I open the Mozilla Fire Fox or any other program, the computer freezes. Already updated it by the terminal, I tried sudo apt-get upgrade, nothing worked. If ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS freezes after splash | Immediately after installing

I have reinstalled 2x. Everything is seems swimming till shortly after the Keyboard shortcut splash. The generic wireless mouse seems to gets intermittent and lag increases, then complete stop. ...
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Ubuntu frustrating crash

I am experiencing a freeze once in a while. When my computer freezes, only the mouse can move but it cannot click anything. In addition, I cannot switch to terminal using alt + f1 or ctrl + alt + ...
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Going to google.com/chrome/ freezes ubuntu 14.04

mouse stops working and then strange Black and white vertical lines appear. ALT + F2 doesnt work, Alt+ Ctr+ F1 does work, Happens with Firefox, Chromium and The ubuntu Browser, Infact no matter how ...
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Dell 5737 freezes on ubuntu14 everytime during resume from suspend

My dell 5737 laptop was running all fine on 12.04. As soon as I upgraded to 14.04 I am consistenly running into system freeze everytime system attempts to resume from suspend. This happens when I ...
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ubuntu is freezing

after installing any version of Ubuntu is freezing when first startup and when try live CD with nomodeset Ubuntu isn't freezing but after installing back to the problem ( freezing screen ) Model : ...
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Ubuntu won't start when hdmi is plugged in

I have an issue with my 46" samsung touch screen. My computer is configured to start up and launch an app in full screen, everything is working well on my old screen but with the new one, ubuntu won't ...
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Recovery Menu Problems

Running operations from Recovery Menu in Ubuntu 14.04 is not working. When I press enter on clean ("Try to make free space"), it runs to 62% sometimes then freezes, 31% other times, then freezes, 98% ...
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Freezing while gaming

Basically, while gaming my video locks up but only video. Audio plays fine. People have suggested changing my video driver but that hasn't done anything. Video card is an Nvidia GeForce GT 525M.
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezing completely on new netbook

I have some strange problem not letting me ask this question on my laptop, so apologies if I am asking something that has already been asked by someone. I bought laptop with enough capabilities to ...
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14.04 freezes in Ubuntu splash screen

Thanks in advance for considering to help me with this problem, I am pretty new to Linux and have been learning furiously. This forum has been really useful is figuring out specifically Ubuntu, which ...
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14.10 Freezes During Shutdown

I've just upgraded to 14.10 almost flawlessly on a MSI GE6O. Everything seems to work fine, except when I try to shutdown the system which then becomes completely blocked: and the CPU spikes in the ...
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What to do when Ctrl+Alt+F1-F6 fails?

Sometimes, while I'm working with my machine, my screen freezes. Most of the times, giving Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then Ctrl+Alt+F7 fixes the problem without any further action. Even if it doesn't, I can ...
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Cinnamon freeze on nVidia

I just installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04. Everything works fine but when I switch to use the nVidia card from prime-indicator, I have a black screen and I can't do anything, except using CTRL + ALT + ...
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Evolution freezes when saving a google task

Reproduction Open Evolution Mail Edit an existing or newly created task of a Google Tasks list. Press "save" or "save and close" and Evolution will become unresponsive. Does anybody else ...
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Unity Freezing on ubuntu 14.04 (new install)?

So my problem is as follows. My laptop seems to freeze randomly - at least the video output to my screen is the one that gets stuck. I could be doing anything from browsing or watching movies and the ...
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14.04/13.10 Complete Freeze and needs hard restart

so I had Xubuntu before and things were good, I decided to install ubuntu 14.04 now. After the installation is done, im just at the desktop opening random things after a minute less or more everything ...
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Freeze of the system after the upgrade to Ubuntu 14

Dear Linux/Ubuntu experts, I'm adminstrating machines with Ubuntu installed. After the machine is upgraded to Ubuntu 14, I get complains that machine is freezing completely from time to time. The ...
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X server keeps freezing and/or crashing after 14.04 upgrade, is it a bug or other?

No problems before upgrade. After system upgrade, everything normal except I cannot go more than a few hours (minutes!) without X server, graphics card, graphics driver, or something freezing and/or ...
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Thinkpad Edge E130, frequently freezes on startup

My Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E130 (3358-5FG) has massive problems with frequent freezes. These problems only occur at startup: Rare freeze while the Ubuntu loading image is displayed, before lightdm ...
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How to configure my workstation to ignore my iPhone

Whenever I plug in my iPhone, all I want is to charge it. I never unlock it. Unfortunately, Ubuntu keeps telling me that it cannot access the iPhone. Today I just ignored the pop-up message, and it ...
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Ubuntu freeze and not recover

I'm using 14.04 on my dell n5010 laptop. Started from last couple of days my laptop freezes after sometime I started it. I can't figure out why. There is a small icon like figure near the mouse ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - seemingly random freezes

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I have experienced random freezes when running a number of different applications (I am also researching known bugs in those applications). Once the machine locks up, ...
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ubuntu freezes with heavy hdd usage (continuous blinking led)

I'm using ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and it randomly freezes, and while that happen the HDD usage is quite high (LED almost continuously on). I can't move the mouse, can't use alt + tab, can't even go on ctrl ...
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Freezing after suspension,14.04 with radeon graphics

i just installed 14.04 on my friends laptop.i got most bugs sorted ,like catalyst ati,hp web cam,and black screen . the only one i'm struggling with is freezing after im trying to wake it up. When i ...
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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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freezing while attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

It the moment i have Windows 7 and i'm trying to swap over to Ubuntu for the first time, i downloaded AMD64 and put it onto a memory stick using universal usb installer and when i put the USB into my ...
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Mouse cursor freeze: can get it to move with the mouse but keyboard keys work!

It's already 4 times that my mouse cursor has frozen today in about 7 hours of use! The last two freeze were at 2hr 25min interval, the last 3 being in the same session. It's a new ps/2 optical mouse, ...
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Android Virtual Device Manager “This window is not responding”

This issue is for Android Studio, Android Virtual Device manager and pretty much all my versions of Ubuntu. Ever since I installed Android Studio, the AVD always freezes when I try to close it. The ...
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What is causing this grub-install freezing issue on installation of 14.04.1 Server or Desktop?

I'm having a constant issue when trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.1. Every time, the installer freezes at "Running 'grub-install' dummy" where the loading bar is at 50%, where I then must hold ...
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GRUB freezes if external hard drive is connected. Can I simply make it invisible to GRUB?

GRUB seems to freeze whenever my 2 TB external hard drive (WD My Book) is connected. Connecting it while GRUB is loading does the same thing, but doing it afterwards or not at all will let my computer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freeze Issue

So I have Ubuntu 14.04 Installed on my system with a few "tweaks", mainly ccsm. I also have google chromium browser installed as well. I do a lot of work in the browser and usually have 10+ tabs open ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 system freezes frequently

I have Ubuntu 14.04, and a Sony VAIO VGN-CR120E. The entire system freezes very frequently. When it freezes, I can move the mouse, but cannot click on anything, and whatever shape (hyperlink ...
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Application windows becomes unresponsive for some time in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Before somebody wants to mark my question as duplicate I'm letting you know that I read a lot of alike questions and their solutions but none of them describes the same symptoms and their answers ...