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Model Name: Lenovo ThinkPad 11e
Product Page: http://psref.lenovo.com/Detail/ThinkPad_11e?M=20D90020US
Graphics and Driver Info:
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller : Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series Graphics & Display [8086:0f31] (rev 0e) Subsystem: Lenovo Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series Graphics & Display [17aa:2224] Kernel driver in use: i915 Kernel modules: i915
Google Chrome: Version 67 in both Ubuntu version(16.04 and 18.04)
Mozilla Firefox: Version 60 in both Ubuntu version(16.04 and 18.04)
Thunderbird: Version 52 in both Ubuntu version(16.04 and 18.04)
I usually browse with multiple tabs open and suddenly the mouse and keyboard freeze and and I am forced to restart with the power button. None of the shortcuts work once the system hangs.
This happens almost every time I use the system.
Worst to Best:
Google Chrome - Hangs with just 3-4 tabs of YouTube open.
Thunderbird - Hangs when present with lesser number of tabs (3-4) of Mozilla Firefox.
Mozilla Firefox - Hangs with 8+ tabs present with heavy video or image presence.
Things I have tried:
Got fed-up and downgraded to 16.04.4 which has been stable so far. Have been using 14.04 previously for many years with no issues.