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Ubuntu keeps freezing. How do I troubleshoot? [closed]

Ubuntu started freezing on me everytime I log in. It will work for a few minutes, but will become unresponsive. I can still move the mouse around, but can't click anything. Keyboard shortcuts don't ...
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Stuck at boot and doesn't respond

I installed Ubuntu on top of Windows 8.1,the installation was successful it show a promt to reboot,so when my PC was rebooting I removed the pendrive ,and when it started it flashed the login screen ...
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My laptop won't boot. What can I do to fix the problem?

Ubuntu 15.04 Machine: Asus R-500N 64 Bits AMD A6 Radeon HD 7520G I have this problem: every time I try to boot, I can't. I only can in recovery mode. So, this is how my screen looks like like in 5 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unable to establish Ethernet or WiFi connection

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot with Windows 7 on separate HDD. I went through several threads regarding connection problems but I didn't understand them much as I have never used Linux ...
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Limiting the perfomance of a graphics card to prevent an error [closed]

I have a pc with some problem either with the graphic card or with it's interface. When i use the pc at max resolution it doesn't work or get stuck. But when i reduce the resolution somewhat it works....
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how to open my ubuntu 14.04 LTS which has crashed?

When my Ubuntu os on dell laptop ( which is dual booted ) hung, iI accidentally pressed the power on/off button. After this when I tried to start my Ubuntu os it didn't open ?
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Troubleshooting Ubuntu via Remote Terminal

In a situation where an unscheduled system reboot occurred on an Ubuntu environment and the only way to access the device is via Remote Terminal. What are some of the things you would ...
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Having Trouble Keeping Connections Open

I recently setup a server running Ubuntu 14.04 and been having problems keeping up a consistent connection. I've been getting errors such as Write failed: Broken Pipe over ssh, and Connection ...
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Ubuntu install hangs on third menu

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 15 onto another desktop of mine. I currently have it installed on three other computers. The problem that I am having is that during the installation set up the ...
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Ubuntu hangs at startup ?

It hangs at startup and show dotted lines loading if i press escape then it shows *Stopping LightDM display manager *starting CUPS printing spooler/ server I have selected gdm instead of lightdm ...
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Steam won't start on Ubuntu 15.10

I just switched from Windows 10 to Ubuntu yesterday (although I've used Ubuntu before). I downloaded Steam and it won't start up. Trying to run it in the terminal provides this: asto@asto-desktop:~$ ...
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How can I get rid of this error

I mounted some time ago a virtual HDD image for modifying it but I deleted it and didn't unmounted it, now every time I boot my computer it says:"Error: system file /mnt/0011-3383 not yet mounted or ...
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Ubuntu - Install Alongside Windows 7

I've got Windows 7 installed on my machine with the drive split in 3 partitions, the 2 that windows makes and 1 for backup. The drive has roughly 400gb unallocated space. When attempting to install ...
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It started with major trouble with Firefox

So I wanted to configure my firefox and install my plugins, but it crashed on me and started using more and more resources until it froze my entire pc and I had to restart. And it would do each time I ...
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How can I troubleshoot `apt-get update` giving Hash Sum mismatch

When I run apt-get update I get in the end Fetched 22.4 MB in 4s (4,659 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch http://192.168.1.11/ubuntu/dists/utopic/main/binary-amd64/Packages Hash Sum ...
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The Ubuntu Software Center is crashing and also the updater [duplicate]

Lately everytime that i start up my laptop, it says that ubuntu has experienced an internal error. Then when I tried to open the Ubuntu Software Center it crashes every time. The same things happens ...
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ubuntu 14.04 freezes and mouse light turns off

ubuntu (14.04 64bit, mate 1.8.2, nvidia) frequently, randomly freezes. no shortcuts work (alt+ctrl+ whatever, reisub etc). mouse pointer doesn't move. what's strange: usb mouse light turns off i see ...
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Screen flickering on my Toshiba PRO Satellite P505D-S8935

I have a Toshiba PRO Satellite P505D-S8935 running the recent 14.04.2 LTS release and the screen flickers on and off rapidly. but everything works fine but it flickers all the time. I did some ...
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Major CPU Overloading running Ableton Live 8.2.2 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu; and I have no experience with Linux OS. As such, I do not know where to begin in adressing the problem I am having. Basically, I am trying to run Ableton 8.2.2; this is no longer ...
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USB 2.0 port not working

And that goes for every of mine External HDDs, USB 3.0 ports are working fine. When I connect mouse receiver in it (2.0), it's working fine. lsusb output when connected to usb 2.0: Bus 002 Device ...
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apt-get detects no package [duplicate]

I have a problem which is probably linked to the internet problems. I have an ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a partition on MBP, and I have very recently got the Wi-Fi driver working. However, it is very slow. ...
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unable to format sony usb 8gb drive

when i inserted the drive the files are appearing like this but when i rightclicked on that path it is showing create folder and create file options.but when i tried to create it it is giving an ...
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Bluetooth stopped working suddenly

I am not able to see bluetooth symbol on the panel. I checked with Unity Tweak Tool and there is a tick mark for bluetooth. Further, I ran the command sudo service bluetooth status and it gave ...
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Can't install steam on ubuntu, i'm on a chromebook

I installed Ubuntu on my chromebook with sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -r trusty -t kde I thought that all was good in the world, but when I install steam from their website, run it through the ...
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Installation problem on emachine EL1200-06w [duplicate]

I am having a problem installing 14.04.01 desktop i-386. This system has an AMD Athlon 64 2650e 1.6 GHz processor with 1 gb DDR2 memory and a 180 gig hard drive. I had XP on this PC still working. I ...
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How to fix blank screen with mouse pointer on Ubuntu install reboot?

I am new to Ubuntu, and in fact, have zero experience with it and can't getting fully installed. I am trying to repurpose my Dell Inspiron 8600 with Ubuntu 14.04 to be used as a low scale HTPC. Here ...
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Sanddisk drive write protected

My sanddisk usb write protected i tried ashokkrishna@ashokkrishna-Lenovo-B560:~$ sudo mount -o rw /dev/sdc1 /mnt mount: block device /dev/sdc1 is write-protected, mounting read-only # sudo mkfs -t ...
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Why does f.lux uses 100% of a cpu core?

I installed f.lux on Ubuntu 14.04, The gui doesnt work properly but I am able to access settings through the xterminal. While looking in the system monitor, it can be seen that a process called "xflux"...
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Minetest crashes when checking the “public server list” box

I think this has something to do with libjsoncpp. There is a patch, a .diff file but I don't know how to use it. Please help, it worked fine when I installed Ubuntu with wubi.exe. Please help, I don't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi connection troubleshooting (other devices work fine)

I'm having problems connecting to a Wifi that I use often: Other devices like my smartphone connect fine to this network, and other customers don't have problems using it I can connect to others ...
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Cannot make a screenshot using Print-key on Gnome 3.10

I use Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME shell 3.10.4. Pressing the [Print]-key will cause the screen to shortly turn dark - as it seems to be custom on Ubuntu for capturing a screen. But afterwards there is no ...
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I cannot print from ubuntu because it does not have linux driver installed. is there a way around this?

I am unsure of what I need to do and how to complete this task. I want to be able to print ubuntu 14.0.4 (virtual box) to my company's sharp mx-2615 printer. ubuntu cannot find a driver for this ...
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14.04 microphone noice buzzing sounds

My Microphone started acting up badly this morning has a loud buzz, it has got to be software it was working fine last night installed updates and shutdown last night and boom here we are, oh and i ...
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General tips/ strategies for troubleshooting driver issues?

Before I ask a question about each of the multiple driver issues I am having, what are some things I can do to either attempt to fix the issues myself or to at least provide helpful information in my ...
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I have 4 bad sectors on my hard disk, should I be worried?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Here are some screenshots that depict the condition of my hard drive. It shows that my hard drive has 4 bad sectors. Is this something to worry about? Is there any way to solve ...
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Ubuntu isn't installing, or doing anything

I burned Ubuntu 12.04 to a DVD and restarted my computer with the DVD inserted. For two hours now I've had a purple screen come up with "ubuntu" on it and 5 dots signifying that it's installing ...
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Automatically being logged out in Lubuntu (openbox)

I get automatically logged-out every now and then of my PC. I use Lubuntu 14.04, which has openbox, LXDE. I didn't installed neither openbox nor LXDE by myself. It happens when I turn-off the wifi, ...
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When can I suspend do-release-upgrade? What's the risk?

I had to suspend a running do-release-upgrade, after it was already going on an hour or so. Doing Ctrl+z was easy, the program did stop. Understanding what that means, technically, seems to be ...
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Recent Update Issue [duplicate]

I updated my Ubuntu 12.04 server yesterday with the latest updates and now when Ubuntu starts it is in a really strange state. A purple screen comes up but there are no Unity icons and I can't really ...
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Advice for troubleshooting a (url) preseed file?

I'm working on my first preseed file, and to avoid having to re-burn a DVD every time I make a change, I'm hosting it on a webserver and loading it with preseed/url=... To load the preseed, I'm ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 installation doesn't work

I uninstalled Ubuntu 13.10 due to problems with the Nvidia driver and installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 and it has the same problems, but in the Ubuntu 12.04.4 version I can't login to the session because the ...
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Very bad FPS on DOTA 2 with Ubuntu 13.10 using HD7770

I am having very bad FPS on DOTA 2 native. I am using: Ubuntu 13.10 for X64 bit systems AMD FX-6300 CPU 8GB DDR3 - 1600MHZ Radeon 7770 GHZ Edition with 14.1 Beta Drivers What I have tried up so ...
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How to detect error in cron jobs

The reasons why a cron job may fail is really very large. Most common reasons may be, Syntax error Using executable without proper path Using a shell variable which is not defined in cron ...
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Unable to installing Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8.1

Here is a duplicate of the thread, but I need an answer so I decided to open up another question. So, here is my problem, I want to install ubuntu alongside windows 8.1. I boot up the ubuntu live ...
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BURG - Cant Boot computer because of BURG (PLEASE HELP!!) [closed]

So I am very new to this, I installed Zorin 7 on my Laptop and it works amazing, however after installing BURG and GRUB I get this weird message and I CANNOT BOOT MY COMPUTER WITHOUT A SPECIAL DISK (...
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PPPOE : How to Set fixed calling number

I'm facing issue with PPPOE connection, Error logs : Dec 29 15:50:20 rahul-home pppd[4141]: PPP session is 1769 Dec 29 15:50:20 rahul-home pppd[4141]: Connected to 00:27:0e:14:d1:04 via interface ...
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Laptop shutting down while work after update to Ubuntu 13.10

I have Lenovo Z580. Before upgrading to 13.10, I've used Ubuntu 13.04, and everything was fine. Now my laptop starts, and turns off. I just do something, and it just shuts down. How can I solve my ...
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dwm does not show any windows after login

Ubuntu 12.04, DWM 6.0 When I login to my Ubuntu box, only DWM toolbar is shown on the top of the screen. Everything else is filled with the Ubuntu login screen remains, inactive. I guess this ...
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I cannot install from CD or USB

Since the Ubuntu iso file is too big for a CD I put it on a DVD but it does not get recognized on boot up. Is this because it is a DVD so I need to get a high capacity CD. I figured no sweat I will ...