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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Debugging a crash when keyboard is not responsive

Ububtu 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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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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Firefox keeps freezing after upgrade to v35 on Ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading to Firefox 35 on Ubuntu 14.10, I keep experiencing browser freezing every time when I open a new tab, especially when I type in the address bar. The memory usage surges dramatically ...
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after 14.10 upgrade x session locks after resume or vt switch

Since upgrading from Ubuntu desktop to 14.04 to 14.10, I am having an issue with with my X session becoming unresponsive when resuming from suspend or switching virtual terminals. It occurs with ...
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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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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 14.10 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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PC Freezing After Resuming from Sleep

When I turn on my PC it will resume from sleep. Sometimes it will be 'frozen'. The time will be a few hours behind and the keyboard doesn't work at all. I can move the mouse. I can't use any keyboard ...
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Lenovo z50-70 Nvidia 331 Graphics Freeze

Problem : Random graphics freeze when using Nvidia drivers. Installation : Ubuntu 14.04.2 64bit Workaround : Use Intel integrated graphics instead of Nvidia. Bug has been already reported in ...
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Internet freeze while synchonizing repository

I'm having a problem with my Internet connection. When I start synchronising a repository on Github it usually stops at 30 - 40 % and starts showing this error: fatal: unable to connect to ...
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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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Frozen screen and odd lines on it

I own a Dell Inspiron N4050 running with Ubuntu 12.04. It's been a while that my laptop's screen get frozen randomly. When it does, a lot of lines appear on the screen (as you can see on the photo). I ...
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After I Select: 'Start or Install Ubuntu' or wait the 5 secs for auto installation the computer stalls

Hi I am trying to install ubuntu on an old dell computer using a usb stick. After I Select: 'Start or Install Ubuntu' or wait the 5 secs for auto installation the computer stalls. I gather getting ...
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Ubuntu (14.04) freezes on laptop when disconnected from power

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 installed along windows 7 (dual boot). My laptop is a HP Compaq 6710b which has an Intel CPU and an Intel graphics card. When I boot my laptop on the power adapter, no problems ...
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Ubuntu (14.04) freezes on laptop when power not inserted

I use Linux Mint 17 Qiana (on Ubuntu 14.04.1). My laptop is a Dell Inspiron M5110 which has an AMD CPU and an AMD graphics card. When I boot my laptop on battery, no problems occur. When I boot my ...
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Why does my 14.04.1 hang up after login - on vm fusion and virtualbox vms?

I run 14.04.1 (upgrade from 13.10) on a MBP (2011) running VM Fusion 7.1.0. I used the vm on Monday (12/15/2014). Just before shutting down, I OK'd a software update. When I tried to use the vm ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Incorrect Aspect Ratio for Monitor

I recently bought an SSD and added it to my system to install Ubuntu on. Below are the specs of my system. Intel i7 3770k @ 4.5 GHz 16GB RAM EVGA NVIDIA GeForce 660Ti The issue I am having is that ...
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Youtube freeze - Chromium/38.0.2125.111 - Ubuntu 14.04.1

This is very similar (but not exactly the same) as 529753 because not only does the Youtube fullscreen freeze Chromium, it also completely freezes after few minutes not in fullscreen mode. Symptoms: ...
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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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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 14.04 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 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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Screen freezes but all else continues

The last few days (about a week now), I have been having some weird issues with 14.10. Whilst working away, watching a video or anything trivial for that matter, my screen randomly freezes. What's ...
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Installing 14.04 trusty

I am relatively new to ubuntu but nevertheless my problem is bizzare. Here is the situation: I had a triple boot system with Windows8, ubuntu 12.02 and kali linux, but I had bugs in Win and also ...
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Ubuntu freezing after some time idle

When I let the computer alone for a few minutes, it simply freezes, in a way I can only move the cursor. The solution I have found is to press ctrl+alt+f1 to go to the terminal, so I can shutdown or ...
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Dell Inspiron 7547 touchpad freezes occasionally for a few seconds, then resumes

I have a Dell Inspiron 7547, it has the following input pointer devices. I'm guessing the touchpad is the MSFT0001 device (am I wrong?): $ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Ubuntu freezes sporadically showing very high disk i/o (around 100 to 500 MB/s)

I have an year old HP Pavilion laptop that came with Ubuntu preinstalled. Currently it has Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit with Kernel 3.16.0-30-generic. It was working very well until recently when I started ...
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ubuntu 14.04.01 closing lid freezes laptop

I have a thinkpad yoga s1 with i7 cpu, hd4400 graphic card and Ubuntu 14.04.01 installed. The computer freezes when closing lid but if I suspend it before I close the lid, it won't freeze next time ...
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Frequent system crashes caused by usb 3g modem

I've been using a 3g usb wireless modem HUAWEI for a long time on my Ubuntu-box (Xubuntu 14.04) for 2 years. Suddenly, it has started to behave in a very strange way. I premise that IT WORKS as ...
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Lap top freezing after drivers installations

I use Ubuntu 2 months. Recently, the laptop began to freezing The sound goes, and nothing responds. Only the sound goes and mouse working. What to do? Have suspicions on the video card driver. ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 routinely freezes after upgrade from 14.04

My Ubuntu 14.10 installation has been freezing repeatedly since my upgrade from 14.04. I am able to "break" the freeze by dropping to TTY1 with CTRL+ALT+F1 and then returning to Unity with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop has become a black screen

I am dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 from different HDDs on my home desktop. I have an nvidia GTX 970 GPU. I hadn't booted into my system (either OS) for the last 2 months. On booting into ...
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Ubuntu Randomly Freezing

Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freezes in the middle of use. I am never doing anything specific, at least that I can tell when it happens. It does not appear to be an application specific issue. The keyboard ...
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Freezes and Segfaults

As I said in a previous post, I experienced frequent freezes with Kubuntu 14.10. I was unable to solve my problem, so I opted for a reinstall, what the heck.. This time I've installed xubuntu 14.04 ...
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Frequent freezes with Ubuntu/Xubuntu

I got kubuntu 14.10 (plasma 4) installed on a box equipped with gigabyte z87n and a celeron g3220. No discrete graphics, and one samsung 840 ssd. Now, frequently, my system freezes unexpectedly and ...
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Freezing when closing lid in 14.04

I have an HP Pavilion with an intel core i7 4400 and an nvidia 740m. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and, when I close the lid and open again, the system freezes. I can see a low bar "_" on top left, ...
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Ubuntu freezing on Legacy PC

I have an eMachine D6419 desktop tower with the following specs: AMD Athlon 64 Processor 3200+ 2.0 GHz, 2000 MHz System Bus, 512 KB L2 Cache, 200GB ATA Hard Drive, 512 MB DDR SDRAM, nVidia GeForce ...
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freeze on purple screen when installing 14.04

I've tried to install 6 different variants of ubuntu today and failed everytime always the same problem. It boots up, I'm greeted with a screen that asks if I want to test or install ubuntu (there ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 stops responding

I have set up an Ubuntu server at home to host a small web-page containing files I want to access from outside. All is working really well but sometimes if I wake up, the server is frozen. I can't ...
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Display shutsdown suddenly, but PC is working

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit two days ago on an HP Compaq 6510 b laptop (4GB RAM, Intel Core2 Duo CPU T8300 @ 2.40GHz × 2), and I have a problem. Suddenly everything stops moving (example: mouse ...
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Why does computer freeze after login?

I have tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 into an old desktop that I had around (HP Pavilion a6200n Desktop Computer - 2.6GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor 5000+ CPU, 2GB (2x1GB) RAM, 320GB ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 no launcher and dash after upgrading to 14.10

I have an issue that I realize that many people face, but unfortunately I have not found yet a proper answer. I have a Dell Inspiron N5010, Intel (R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 460 @ 2.53GHz 2.53 GHZ ‖ RAM ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 freezes and stops after it is installed?

In the open browser or software center, the system completely freezes and stops responding to orders and then the mouse stops and the system remains in this position without a response. This started ...
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Screen freezing

I've installed the new version of Ubuntu again after I've installed Windows with it in a Dualboot. Since this installation, I have a strange problem. Sometimes when I drag a window, the screen ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 random screen freeze

I have am using the light version of Ubuntu (Xfce) and it freezes up. This has happened to three computers that I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on. What is the problem?
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Ubuntu 14.10 freezes during work

Recently I have installed ubuntu 14.10 on lenovo z50 laptop. The problem is that whenever I login and start work after few minutes system freezes. I found few solutions of this problem but nothing ...
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Frequent freezes in Ubuntu

First of all, this is not a duplicate. The other ones are able to move their cursor, I can't. They can use their keyboard, I can't. There's no other way to escape it but to turn it off (by holding the ...