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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Steam will not start, new install [closed]

When I try and start STEAM after a fresh install of 12.04, all updated. I get the following. Running Steam on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception ...
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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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Maxima crashing

I have the following issue: I want to run the program maxima. Unfortunately I get a seg fault on startup. In verbose mode I get the lines christian@targa-ubuntu:~$ maxima -v -g + [ ...
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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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Ubuntu12.04 not booting after installing exim

Also getting: error: reloc offset is out of the segment After I followed this tutorial (youtube) (installing exim on the ubuntu) my ubuntu server, boots up till the point where you can select ...
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XCFA segfaults in 13.10

I happen to like the program XCFA for CD ripping. However, after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10, I now get a segmentation fault (core dumped) upon executing the program from the command line. dmesg has ...
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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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cinnamon segmentation fault with AMD Catalyst 13.8 beta [closed]

I have installed Catalyst 13.8 beta according to these instructions, and the visual performance is great. I was having the same problems as in this question until I totally uninstalled unity and ...
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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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Ubuntu 10.0.4: Segfault at 0 ip [address] sp [address] error 4 in libc-2.11.1.so

I have a problem with my libc. I want to upgrade to 12.04 but when starting any update or upgrade nothing happens. This is my dmesg output: [ 111.564359] gconftool-2[1911]: segfault at 0 ip 0034da3c ...
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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) Celtx 13.04

Celtx closes each time I try to save or browse projects. It used to work fine in 12.10 but accidentally deleted the celtx directory after upgrading to 13.04.I first installed it via this method and ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) webcam

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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Installation error on Ubuntu 12.10 (x64) for Octave 3.6.2

I'm having a very frustrating problem when installing octave. I already had it installed, but I was not able to run it anymore, the executable simply won't run. That's why I removed it and tried to ...
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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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Unable to handle kernel paging (chrome segfault)

My computer has Ubuntu 12.04 installed,everything up-to-date. Kernel version 3.5.0-28-generic. Since I've update the kernel sing the update-manager a week or two ago, I got 3 kernel crashes, two ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 segmentation faults, damaged crash reports, random letters changing in files

I have Ubuntu 12.10, on an SSD (OCZ Agility 3 128GB), with a modestly overclocked i5-2500k (4.4GHz) on motherboard P8Z68V_LX. I think there may be a problem with the SSD. Its fairly unused, and is ...
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Skype segmentation fault ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

Skype (from depots and website) Crashes with : Erreur de segmentation (core dumped) Tried to reinstall, no .skype in my /home Maybe a clue : https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=154571 ...
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No such file or directory; not a dynamic executable

I'm trying to source a "*.login" file before I start a program in ubuntu 11.10, but I keep getting the No such file or directory response. The program is 32 bit and so is my version of Ubuntu so I ...
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Various segfaults in syslog; firefox, apt-get and other apps broken

I am working on an Ubuntu 12.04 installation that has recently started misbehaving. It is used by multiple people at an office, so it's possible someone messed things up (although the only user who is ...
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segmentation fault when using su or sudo

example of the problem: $ su Segmentation fault $ sudo ls Segmentation fault I tried to compile sqlite3 from source earlier. I don't know what libraries it installed. This may be the reason why ...
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Filemanagers crash all the time

I'm using Lubuntu 12.04 and having problems with the filemanager. When I try to open the filemanager nothing happens. In the dmesg log the following error is shown: pcmanfm[2330]: segfault at 10 ip ...
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Rhythmbox crashing on startup due to Segmentation fault [closed]

This is the terminal output: (rhythmbox:5912): Rhythmbox-WARNING **: Could not open device /dev/radio0 (rhythmbox:5912): Gdk-CRITICAL **: gdk_error_trap_pop_internal: assertion `trap != NULL' failed ...
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Defense Zone Lite segmentation fault when starting [closed]

I'm trying to run Defense Zone Lite version 1.5.2-0ubuntu1, but I can't get it to start properly. Running from the terminal, I get this output: $ /opt/defensezone-lite/Defense\ zone\ Lite Found path: ...
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Lubuntu 12.10 64-bit: programs won't run

I hope, I can get an answer, I didn't find any related topic, so I decided to make a new one... So I tried to install several applications like Neverball or SuperTux and they do install, but in fact ...
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segmentation fault when running snack tcl script

#!/usr/local/bin/tclsh package require sound sound::sound snd set file_list [glob *.mp3] foreach file $file_list { snd read $file snd convert -format lin16 -channels 1 -frequency 16000 snd ...
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Why does the Julius speech recognition engine return a segmentation fault when passing a WAV file?

I installed the julius and julius-voxforge packages on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and now I'm trying to run the julius command on a WAV file called test.wav. I ran this command: julius -input raw test.wav ...
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Software center not opening (Segmentation fault) [closed]

usman@usmanPC:~$ software-center 2012-11-20 18:23:17,310 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2012-11-20 18:23:17,320 - softwarecenter.db.database - INFO - open() database: ...
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Pidgin with sipe crash on start [closed]

I can't use Pidgin as Lync client after upgrading to ubuntu 12.10. It fall with an Segmentation fault error on startup. sergey@ws153:~$ pidgin `menu_proxy_module_load': pidgin: undefined symbol: ...
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Segmentation fault in Ubuntu One Music [closed]

When clicking on the "My Downloads" button in Ubuntu One Music the application crashes with a segmentation fault, showing the following terminal messages: ** Message: console message: @0: The page ...
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Segmentation fault when trying to run psychonauts. NOT SOLVED by forcing S3TC-support or getting the needed libraries

So i'm having problems running psychonauts as i've noticed many others have as well. I installed it through software center and made sure i had the right libs needed to run mesa ...
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Unable to boot 12.04 due to segmentation fault

I am having 12.04 LTS installation alongside Windows 7. When I boot Ubuntu, it fails to boot into login screen instead it gives the following error: udevd[121]: 'sbin/blkid -o udev -p /dev/sda2' ...
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Chromium crashing very often on Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have changed to Chromium recently ( as it works faster than Opera that I used to use ) but I have noticed that it crashes A LOT under very, VERY random circumstances. Sometimes it can go for hours, ...
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Mediatomb segmentation fault on start watching video

I upgraded to 12.04 (from 10.04) today and it broke my mediatomb. The issue I'm having is when I try to watch a video then media tomb suddenly crashes. I added the -D flag to the options and ran the ...
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Edited libappmenu.so and now apps only run as root [closed]

so I was trying to add global menu support for Eclipse from this short fix from here and it worked. I tried adding another application into that by typing the application in there as well and it ...
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Audacity, Openshot, Ardour fail to launch 12.04 precise

I'm using a Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5300 @ 2.60GHz × 2, with GeForce 210/PCIe/SSE2 graphics. 32 bit. I have been using Audacity fine in 10.10, and 11.10 but since upgrading to 12.04 precise, it ...