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BUG: soft lockup - CPU#3 stuck for 22s! [kworker/3:1:69]

I'm new on linux thing. For my first experience I choosed ubuntu. My notebook is a Dell Vostro 3500 with an intel i5 processor, 4 GB of RAM and an Nvidia 310m as graphic chipset. I downloaded the ...
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GPU lockup during Trusty Tahr 14.04 installation

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 installation. I boot up the disc, it loads, then it takes me to a white empty screen and gets stuck for a while. After that terminal opens telling that my GPU has ...
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Ubuntu on AMD Laptop: cannot boot [duplicate]

Specs of my laptop are: processor: AMD E1-2500 graphics: Radeon HD 8240. Whenever I try to install linux in it, it gives some errors. In ubuntu's case, it does not boot, and the screen just goes ...
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lock-up recovery procedure after the screen lock timeout

What is the procedure for resolving Ubuntu lock-ups? After the timeout and associated screen lock, wake-up activity such as mouse movement or key presses -- I usually use the harmless shift key -- ...
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Laptop locks up at very random times. Hard reset needed. Syslog entry is

May 24 21:45:28 JS-UbuE430 signond[2949]: ../../../../src/signond/signondaemon.cpp 360 init Failed to SUID root. Secure storage will not be available. What on earth is this? This can happen if my ...
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Ubuntu glitches up when i boot it

I recently installed Ubuntu on an old laptop of mine, and I am having some problems. I installed everything and followed the guide like it said, but, when I try to boot up from hard drive it displays ...
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12.10 - GPU lockup [closed]

I just downloaded the Ubuntu 12.10 and i am trying to install on my laptop with Nvidia chipset, on previous version i was able to install on through nomodeset command and the i use to install later ...
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Problems booting Ubuntu 10.10 with Nvdia GeForce 6600gt

I am quite new to Ubuntu and I already stumbled upon a problem. I run Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat now and Install went fine, when trying to boot the screen popped black and I faced this message "gpu ...
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System locks up at login after latest update on 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can't boot into a usable system after updates. What should I do? For starters, I am a noob when it comes to Ubuntu and Linux but I am hopeful that I have the light ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 black-screen and totally freezes switch user [closed]

How to troubleshoot this issue is my question. I don't know how to go about this. I set up an account for my wife to use the computer for her homework. I log in automatically. She logs in and ...
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Mouse stops clicking after using wacom tablet in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a pretty old wacom tablet; a graphire 4 and it seemed to work well but I've encountered a problem where I start using it in photoshop, gimp or MyPaint (or even just hovering the stylus over, I ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 random lock ups - next steps?

Setup Lubuntu 12.04, XP dual boot ATI RS480 graphics Problem I get random lockups about once every 3 hours or so. Symptoms PC hangs with (typically) a small bar-code style square in top left ...
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Ubuntu locks up when swap full

I have a Ubuntu system running xfce and 2 GB RAM. I have a 1GB swap file which, when multitasking begins to fill up. When I have even a small amount of free swap, I have no issues, but the second the ...
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How do I stop my Emachines E443 system from freezing either at the login screen or right after I get in?

MAJOR UPDATE: I am no longer using Ubuntu with Wubi, because I like having only one OS on a PC at a time. But, it is running smoothly in VirtualBox 4.1.14, so I'm OK with 12.04 now. Thanks for trying ...
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Nautilus crashes

When I boot up ubuntu, the desktop is non-responsive (as in the desktop area, not unity etc, only what nautilus covers) and when I try and open nautilus it refuses to open. I have to kill it and then ...