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Once I ran into the same problem, Ubuntu 14.04 restarted on its own. The reason why that was happening was that the ISO from which I installed it became corrupt when transfered to the USB stick I meant to use. It could install Ubuntu, but not properly. My solution was trying a new download and doing a fresh install again using a different stick. Hope that ...


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This sure is very familiar from my teeth-grinding struggle with my old systems in past, especially when I had ATI card running by AMD. Perhaps this helps: A. Edit your GRUB file /etc/default/grub old: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="" fix: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="nomodeset" and save & exit. $ sudo update-grub $ sudo reboot (In human language: nomodeset = "no ...


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Which BIOS, because that my be the Issue, also how do you know it is USB Bootable I had this case before and burn Ubuntu on a DVD, assuming you have low RAM, Ubuntu's latest OS may not be your best bet, but otherwise use Ubuntu 10 So you might want to reset your BIOS and then well, install it!


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Based on sbergeron's answer, I fixed this by running: sudo apt-get remove --purge unity sudo apt-get clean


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I think what you are facing is a very elusive bug. I had the same issue for a while. I thought it might be the nVidea graphics card, but when I got my new computer, it had the same problem with an Intel graphics card. I went back to 12.04 on my new computer and left 14.04 on my old desktop. I discovered that some time after I have been on the internet, ...


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I have had this problem, seemed to be related to Nvidia drivers. I did a ctrl+alt+f1 then a cltr+alt+f7 to get it back.


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Could you please try to press Ctrl+Alt+F1 the next time it happens? If you are able to see a black screen with white font you are able to use the "screen" as a CLI. Login and then try to execute the command "kill -9 -1". Add the result to your question.


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This happens to me too I have the same cpu WTF? Nobody has an answer? I tried re installing 3 times same thing. At first I though it was firefox but then it froze when I was using Xbmc and then chrome it happens randomly. I also noticed that it gets hotter than windows 8 so I installed powertop it the temperature felt cooler but it still froze on me. I also ...


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PPA from https://launchpad.net/~townsend/+archive/ubuntu/compiz-nvidia-refresh-test is worth to try. Seems to be compiz problem with Geforce 7025.


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It happens to me too. I just press ctrl + alt + f1 and then ctrl + alt + f7 and it works again. It's really weird.


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if you can access the terminal then try the steps in this link .if you can't then from grub menu select ubuntu generic(recovery mode).once you get into ubuntu try to fix it using above link. if you experiencing frezze after logged in then this link may helpful.


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freezing means you cant do anything in the desktop even a mouse pointer movement. this link may help you in such cases.


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OP posted the following solution as an edit to their question rather than as an answer: SOLUTION: i just log in to recovery mode, clean and repair dpkg and it got fixed


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I worked out a solution myself: Quick answer Assuming that your drive is /dev/sdX: Run dd if=/dev/zero | cmp - /dev/sdX to spot the first non-zero byte of the device: in my case it was byte 742300476649 Calculate to which block does the first non-zero byte belong to: ...



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