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Ubuntu 12.04 stuck at “reboot: Restarting System”

I know this has been asked multiple times before, but most of these threads don't have an answer. I tried user62664's solution here and ran sudo update-grub successfully, but nothing changed. This ...
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0answers
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ubuntu13.10 freeze and restart randomly [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 13.10 freezes randomly for 10 secs, then shuts down and restarts in any application running (firefox, when using dash etc.)
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1answer
24 views

boot shows failing processes after upgrading packages and rebooting

I am really new to this, so if I did something wrong that is obvious to you, please just let me know because I have no idea what is happening. When I installed ubuntu 13.10, I went through all the set ...
3
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0answers
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Ubuntu 13.10 crashes during restarting network service [duplicate]

After making changes in network configuration files, it is required to restart networking service, but after executing: service networking reload or service networking restart tty7 is completely ...
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1answer
266 views

Ubuntu 12.10 freezes at reboot

I just moved from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Acer Aspire E1-471G laptop, the hardware is listed below: CPU: Ivy Bridge i3-3110M Graphics: NVIDIA GT 630M & Intel HD4000 ...
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2answers
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Nasty Ubuntu problem, possibly a virus

I'm not sure how much background to give. If it's too much or too little, I'll edit the post later. (Also, it seems that bug-report questions - possibly including this one - might not get answered ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu will not boot after a hard shutdown [on hold]

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 12 several months back on Toshiba Satellite laptop and have had no problems. System was up to date working great. A couple days ago I tried the suspend option instead ...
3
votes
1answer
435 views

Computer seems to be frozen during reboot after installation. How long should the reboot take?

I'm attempting to dual-boot my laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. Everything to my knowledge has gone perfectly, up until now. The installation was success. Consequently, the computer began the ...
1
vote
1answer
307 views

LightDM freezes at first startup

Nearly every time I bootup my Ubuntu I come to the login screen. But instead of showing me the wallpaper from selected account, I just see the default purple background with those white dots on it. ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

Freeze During a Restart on ASPIRE 4751Z [closed]

I notice this happen every time with my ACER ASPIRE 4751Z. Whenever I reboot from Ubuntu, the boot up freezes during "BIOS load". That means, the boot up menu isn't shown yet. I also have Windows XP ...
3
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2answers
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How do I force a secure reboot?

When my Ubuntu freezes, is there a way to force reboot other than to hit the hardware reset button on my computer in order to ensure as best as possible that I don't corrupt any hard drive partition? ...
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0answers
239 views

Diagnosing brief freeze followed by automatic reboot [closed]

Sometimes the cursor gets stuck, and after waiting for a few seconds,the system automatically reboots. What happened? How do I fix it? Software Specifications kernel: $ uname -a Linux ...
2
votes
1answer
209 views

Reading logs after I've had to hard reboot

I have a VGA to S-Video converter which I use to watch movies on the TV from my laptop, but after I've plugged it the laptop starts freezing whenever I try to suspend it or hibernate it. Can I read ...