Problems related to an attempt made to access memory that the CPU cannot physically address. Also knows as segfault or bus error.

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Segmentation fault at 7f59002b3978 ip 00007f59…(long message)

I was writing a program last night and I was using g++. I was running the program and left it in between to get some food. When I came back I forgot that the program was running and I shut down my PC. ...
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After using another amd card PC won't boot throwing exceptions in Xorg.0.log

I wanted to test my second AMD card that I have (270X Gigabyte) instead of my current (280X Gigabyte) and after plugging it in the PCIE port and powering on the machine I got a 'blinking beacon' and ...
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Can't view pictures: eog segfaults

$ eog Pictures/paul-draper.png Segmentation fault (core dumped) In /var/crash/_usr_bin_eog.1540.crash, ProblemType: Crash Architecture: amd64 CurrentDesktop: GNOME Date: Sat Feb 7 16:51:22 2015 ...
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Segmentation Faults Nautilus/Software Center

From yesterday I have a problem in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I use the nautilus file manager and I do right-click on the bookmarks of file managers the window menu that should appear does not appear ...
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Segfaults and “Read-only filesystem” after a dist-upgrade

After running an apt-get dist-upgrade on my 14.04 home server, it seems like something may have gone wrong which has left the box unusable. It all started with this: Preparing to unpack ...
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New SSD causing segfault on boot (14.04 LTS)

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit system configured as follows: 2 x 3Tb drives, in a RAID 1 array, mounted as /home 2 x 1 Tb drives, partitioned as: a /boot partition (/boot2 on the other drive) a ...
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GObject segmentation fault when using Gtk.Notebook

I am writting a simple Gtk app and I am using the Notebook widget. However, whenever I am trying to use a Notebook, my app crashes with no proper error besides a segmentation fault. I searched a bit ...
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CTRL, ALT, SHIFT or right-click kills some windows

For the last few days, certain desktop applications have started dying whenever the Ctrl, Alt or Shift keys are pressed, or the GUI is right-clicked. This happens on keydown/mousedown. For example, ...
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use gdb to know the source of seg fault

I use this structure to get the source of my problem in ns2... Quote: It is some times simpler if you can locate the root cause of the segmentation fault. To do this, make the following changes to ...
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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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Segfault core dump with mailutils

Whenever I run the mail command or try to pipe something to mail on my Ubuntu 14.04 server, it outputs Segmentation fault (core dumped). This is the only program in which I've seen this issue occur, ...
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Top bar keeps disappearing in Utopic?

Since I updated to Utopic my top bar keeps crashing. Not at startup though, but only some time in. This time it crashed after about two hours after boot. I keep getting segfaults in libc-2.19.so. I ...
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Emerald crashes frequently

I installed Lubuntu 14.10, then Compiz as window and composite manager, then Emerald from ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 as window decorator. It works nicely, but emerald crashes very often. The window ...
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using framebuffer in Ubuntu 14.04 textmode - segmentation fault

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 booting into textmode. GRUB-file: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet text" and the following gfx setup in GRUB: GRUB_GFXMODE=0x115 GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep That means I ...
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mpd crashes on database update

Mpd (latest version from repositories, Ubuntu 14.10) crashes when refreshing the database. At first it crashed on every m4a file, even with the necessary libraries (libmad0) installed and up to date. ...
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VLC segmentation fault - XBMC core dumped

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 and VLC media player 3.0.0-git Vetinari (revision 3.0.0~~git20141205+r58841+31~ubuntu14.10.1) Since yesterday when I try to watch videos VLC crashes and I get: ...
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How can I rollback my GParted version?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 with GParted 0.18. However, it seems to be inferior to previous iterations of it because it crashes every single time I try to resize a FAT32 partition or when I create a new ...
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Zend Studio 9 crashes after the Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade - Segmentation fault

I have a big problem after upgrading my Ubuntu to the 14.04 version. I am a developer and I use the Zend Studio 9 to develop my web applications. When I start the Zend Studio 9 I get a Segmentation ...
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Gedit closes unexpectedly with segmentation fault (core dumped)!

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, all my Ubuntu desktop was working perfectly but now I can't open gedit. It started to happen from nothing, there was no reason for that. When I try to open it from terminal ...
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mkdir crashes bash

I'm trying to create a directory in my home directory but the shell itself keeps crashing. I have permission to write to the directory. I am able to create files in the directory via touch. I can ...
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Nautilus crashes on file/folder drag, Icon issues 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04, Unity. Nautilus crashes without error message when I try to drag any file/folder. Left click and hold on anything, the second it moves a millimeter, Nautilus crashes/closes. ...
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Google Chrome won't launch [closed]

Google chrome won't launch from its icon or from the terminal. Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS google-chrome-stable version 36.0.1985.143-1 What the terminal spits out when I try to run google-chrome-stable: ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have a problem with my system when I run my executable file named BINA like following: bayat@bayat:~/BINA/stadaq$ ./BINA -s johan.sys Segmentation fault (core dumped) What does "Segmentation ...
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Ubuntu Genymotion unable to start and get Segmentation fault [closed]

After downloading Genymotion package and running this command on Ubuntu 14.04 for starting package, I get this error: ERROR: Segmentation fault (core dumped) Commands to start: sudo apt-get ...
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libX11 Segmentation fault & no login [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr with kernel (3.13.29). A couple of days ago the login screen doesn’t allow me to login. In the error log there is a gnome-session error Segmentation fault on ...
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Why is gdb progfile producing a segmentation fault? [closed]

I have a g++ project and would like to debug it using gdb. Opening gdb with the program as an argument produces the following output: Reading symbols from <my_app_name>...Segmentation fault ...
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NAM installation problem in NS2, Segmentation Fault [duplicate]

I am having trouble running the network animator on Ubuntu14.04. It gives me this error segmentation fault (core dumped). I am using NAM version 1.15 and ns2-2.34.
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Upgrade to 14.04 failed: segmentation fault on su

I just upgraded my 64 bit AMD desktop xubuntu to 14.04 after easy, successful upgrades of 2 other machines to lubuntu. There were numerous errors during the upgrade and now it seem to be in an almost ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) in ns2 ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

when i use NS2 through terminal i keep getting a segment fault (core dumped) message. g_0zek@g-0zeK-pc:~$ ns lab1.tcl g_0zek@g-0zeK-pc:~$ nam lab1.nam Segmentation fault (core dumped) despite that ...
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Unable to generate core dump after apport disable

Hi I'm currently programming c++ on Ubuntu and am unable to generate a core dump with a segmentation fault. I just get "Segementation fault" and not the (core dump) I have set ulimit -c unlimited. I ...
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eog does not recognize .png file format and many icons are gone

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and XFCE desktop on a PC with nVidia graphics card. I ran into Segmentation fault during a Ubuntu update process. An very inconvenient consequence is that .png files cannot be ...
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Xorg segmentation fault fglrx

http://paste.opensuse.org/68562655 Link to Xorg log This happened all of a sudden and I have no idea what the cause is I tried using a older version of the kernel with no luck and tried downgrading ...
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Locale-gen segmentation fault

I'm trying to generate locales, but locale-gen (localedef?) segfaults. # sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: ...
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ubuntu applications segfaults and filesystem remounts with readonly mode [closed]

i dropped a hard disk. after installing fresh kubuntu 12.04LTS applications keeps segfaulting and filesystem remounts with readonly mode. i checked hard disk for bad sectors but none are found. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 wireshark crashes at start of capture with segfault unless ran as root

Wireshark has always worked without issue for me, but upon using it on 13.10 I find that as soon as I start a live capture it does nothing, the screen dims, then it crashes. syslog shows: ...
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KoalaWriter - Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I just downloaded the tar.gz file for the "KoalaWriter", a word editor that helps focus on the writing. In the Terminal I went to the folder "KoalaWriter" in my home directory, then did exactly what ...
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How to fix SIGSEGV errors on boot?

I've been having issues with my 13.10 installation ever since upgrading. Problems include an inability to suspend and inconsistent power button behavior (ASUS X201E laptop). On the plus side, my wifi ...
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Rhythmbox is not launching

I'm using Rhythmbox 2.99 in Ubuntu 13.10, and when I first launch the application it searches for music and works like a charm, but if I try to launch it later again nothing happens. When I run it in ...
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Permission issues causes Unity Segmentation fault

I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and I can boot to the unity-greeter and login just fine, but after login I just get a black screen with a cursor. I have tried following ...
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wsnet simulator: Segmentation fault (core dumped) during installation

I installed wsnet simulator about one month ago and everything was OK (I had any problem). Now I uninstalled wsnet ( sudo rm –r /usr/local/wsnet.2) I want to install it again and I follow install ...
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Qt 5.1.1 installation problem

I am new to ubuntu and using 12.04 LTS. I tried to install Qt5.1.1 without software manager. I downloaded the qt-linux-opensource-5.1.1-x86-offline.run file and ran it. It ran smoothly and got a ...
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Problem with pdf file opening in terminal

when i tried to open a pdf file in terminal using xpdf i get segmentation fault error. how do I solve this? here is the command and error message: xpdf 320Lecture10.pdf ***** MediaBox = ll:0,0 ...
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Rhythmbox 2.96 keeps crashing

Rhythmbox has been crashing a lot lately. I get three different kinds of messages before everything dies in a horrible segmentation fault. The first, which is most common: (rhythmbox:6475): ...
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gcc segmentation fault on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to compile a C program on Ubuntu precise 12.04. Here's the program: #include <stdio.h> int main(int argc, char** argv) { printf("Hello World!"); return 0; } My gcc version is ...
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'Core Dumped' while opening Sublime Text 2

I am getting '4xxx Bus error core (dumped)' while trying to open sublime text by using this command /usr/lib/sublime-text-2/sublime_text --class=sublime-text-2 "$@" . It was worked perfectly ...
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laptop-mode-tools segfault, can't boot

I installed the laptop-mode-tools package. When the service starts (term reads "Enabling laptop mode"), a segmentation fault occurs. I can't boot the system now. I tried to remove the package from ...
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myloader Segmentation fault (core dumped) [closed]

myloader --directory=$DB_DUMP --queries-per-transaction=50000 \ --threads=$THREADS --compress-protocol --verbose=3 \ --socket=$MYSQL_SOCK --user=$MYSQL_USER --password=$MYSQL_PASS # ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) webcam [duplicate]

When I try to use Skype, Cheese or set up the video input for my webcam it abruptly closes. Having the Terminal opened, I found out that it is giving me the error: Segmentation fault (core dumped) and ...
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Upstart and core files

I have an upstart job that occasionally crashes with a segmentation fault, and I have a few questions about core dumps. First, should I add a stanza: limit core unlimited unlimited Is there a ...
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Nautilus crashing because of Dropbox (Ubuntu 13.04)

I have a strange problem that causes Nautilus to crash: When Dropbox is active and I click (even just once) on the Dropbox folder in my Home folder Nautilus crashes. When I turn it on again it shows ...