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Debugging a crash when keyboard is not responsive

Ubuntu 14.04, Kernel 3.13 crashes very frequently, notably when using Firefox, Eclipse and VLC. The effect of the crash is: all USB devices stop responding if playing a video, it hangs up and sounds ...
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Random xubuntu 14.04 Xorg graphics freezes

I've got a fairly new Asus X550CC laptop with up to date xubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm using NVIDIA graphics drivers version 343.13. From day one I installed xubuntu on this machine I've been getting these ...
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How do I install the correct video drivers in a new install on a macbook pro 8.2 15"?

I have a macbook pro 8.2 15" (early 2011) and I have an issue installing Ubuntu. I have tried installing Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 and 13.04. I have the same problems with all versions. I have tried both ...
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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 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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Desktop freezes regularly. Ctrl+Alt+F keys doesn't work

I've been running 14.04 on my work computer (Dell Latitude E6440) since last May with no issues. 4 or 5 weeks ago I upgraded to the 3.16 kernel and the newer X.org via the LTS Enablement Stack. ...
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after apt-get upgrade monitors freeze whenever I change something in 'displays'

Steps to reproduce: open Displays change anything, from resolution, to disabling or enabling one of the monitors. click Apply monitors freeze Sometimes I can still see the mouse movements. I can ...
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Why does my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop lock up when I do large data transfers between hard drives?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a system that I built from parts. All software is up to date according to update manager. System details: Kernel is 3.13.0-39-generic GCC version 4.8 (i686-linux-gnu) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freeze i/o error

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and I have been getting periodic system hangups and freezes. When I press F1 it will display i/o errors and sometimes display "Failed Command: Read FPDMA Queued." What ...
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13.04; frequent freezes under gnome-shell, gnome, unity

I just upgraded 12.10-->13.04 on my Dell Precision: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1620 0 @ 3.60GHz NVIDIA Corporation GT218 [NVS 300] (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller]) I can login via gdm -- by ...
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cannot log into Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS after startup

I recently installed 64bit Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on my Inspiron 1720 laptop as a dual-boot with Windows 7. When I boot up Ubuntu, it gets to the log in screen just fine but after logging in it gets ...
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Google Chrome crashes/freezes everything in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS x64

I haven't been able to figure what exactly triggers this but, at certain points when I have Chrome running, my mouse cursor will suddenly start to stutter, then slow, then it won't be able to move at ...
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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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Problem with USB mouse in Ubuntu 16.04

Since I have Ubuntu 16.04 have not had any problems with the PS2 mouse, but a week ago I placed a new mouse USB. This mouse freezes randomly (Sometimes while I am using the PC and sometimes this ...
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Laptop freezes, keyboard LEDs flashing

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). Recently my laptop freezes unexpectedly and keyboard lights start to blink. It's not possible to switch to tty (i.e. Ctrl+Alt+F doesn't work), so it's completely ...
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Microsoft USB wired mouse stopped working

I have been having some crashes while running "Football manager 2016" from Steam, everything freezes, mouse, kbd, whole system. Then after a hard restart the mouse has stopped working now? It is a ...
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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 freezes a lot

I installed Ubuntu 16 a couple of days ago in dual boot and it worked great but it keeps 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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Jabra evolve 40 uc stereo causes Ubuntu to freeze

For some reason when I plug in jabra evolve 40 uc stereo into my laptop with Ubuntu 16.04 it freezes. As soon as I unplug it Ubuntu unfreezes!? Anyone knows reason and/or solution? Thank you!
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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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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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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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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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The graphics freezes when a notification appears together with fullscreen video in Chrome. What's going wrong?

When I'm playing a YouTube video fullscreen in Chrome and something like a Skype notification or a system notification pops up, the graphics freezes. It's apparent from sound that the video keeps ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezing randomly [suspect- Visual Studio Code]

I am new to this community. Recently I bought a new laptop and decided to install Ubuntu on it. Everything worked fine for a few days, but since yesterday Ubuntu keeps freezing for apparently no ...
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Full system hang on any *buntu distro in a Chromebox (Celeron Haswell)

its been a while that I've been experiencing this annoying issue. I've asked in many places thinking it was firmware/software related but i am now considering hardware. NOTE: I DO NOT HAVE THIS ISSUE ...
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Ubuntu often freezes when I make videos in Chrome fullscreen. How can I fix this?

With Ubuntu 15.10 running on 64 bit Intel i7 with Intel graphics hardware, I find that Unity freezes very often when I make videos played in Chrome fullscreen. The operating system does not freeze and ...
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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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What to do when desktop freeze and killing the process that cause it does not help?

I've just installed Steam on Ubuntu 15.10. I was trying to run a game when desktop froze. I could move the mouse but nothing happens if I click on icons, desktop, indicators etc. I decided to kill ...
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Cant get (k)ubuntu to work with GTX 960

I just built a PC with a GTX 960 from MSI as my graphics card. I had Windows 7 running on this machine however I failed to install kubuntu 15.10 on this computer. I can install kubuntu but when I ...
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Surface Pro 1 freezes while using Ubuntu 15.10

When I run Ubuntu 15.10 on my Surface Pro 1 it sometimes freezes the screen, causing the touchscreen, type cover and trackpad to become unresponsive. The mouse pointer also disappears. The only thing ...
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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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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 14.04 freezes when I reopen my laptop

I am dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Widows 7 on a Dell Latitude E6420. If I close the lid and reopen immediately I can move the mouse but nothing else: no keyboard function and I can't select ...
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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 15.10 freezes during installation when asked “Write changes to computer?”

so when I try to install ubuntu 15.10 my computer freezes when the message "Write changes to computer". I'm installing it from a usb drive and I'm dual booting. My computer has high specs so its not ...
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Video freeze on Skype 4.3 (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I bought a new Dell XPS 13 pre-installed with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (mentioning this in case the problem might be related to hardware rather than software). I am new to Linux and all is working fine, ...
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Occasionally Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit freezes on my old Sony Vaio VPCEB32EN laptop

I have an old laptop Sony Vaio VPCEB32EN model (2 GB RAM, Intel Core i3-370M Processor 2.40 GHz, Intel HD graphics). I have removed the windows 7 OS and installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit since I wanted ...
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Strange freeze when loading IntelliJ IDEA Editor

Since about three weeks IntelliJ is freezing when I'm trying to load any project. It's the same with a new project too. It seems like it freezes the whole xserver - I can't interact with any ...
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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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system freezes up but i can still move mouse

Sometimes the system will randomly freeze up and all i can do is move the mouse.I looked at several websites and a lot of them suggest pressing alt f1 or alt 1 or something like that, but the keyboard ...
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Why does my Ubuntu freeze reguarly?

There is a question on this site addressing what to do when Ubuntu freezes, but I'm more concerned with making sure it doesn't happen as often as it does. I'm on a T440p Thinkpad, and my computer ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit freezing issue followed by loud fan on a Toshiba portege R830-138

It seems suddenly my Ubuntu 16.04 keeps freezing. Literally unresponsive (forced to restart) Then the fan comes on really loud once frozen . The laptop can stay on for a week at least when using ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS completely freezes

I've installed the latest version of Ubuntu on my Desktop: Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz 3.17 GHz Ram: 4GB HDD: 500GB Graphics: Intel(R) Q45/Q43 Express Chipset - 1.7GB And ...