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Questions tagged [freeze]

A freeze or hang is when the system becomes unresponsive for some period of time. This may relate to memory usage, graphics issues, or something else. If you are having this problem, be sure to include details of your hardware and configuration in your question.

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My machine freezes when working with MPI (Ubuntu 16.04)

For the last month I have been experienced the same problem when I run an MPI program (FORTRAN-MPI) in a multi-core machine: HP Z4 G4 Workstation. The problem started to appear six weeks ago. Before ...
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Reinstalling (ubuntu, lubuntu, xubuntu) stalls

I'm trying to reinstall Ubuntu and my laptop freezes. I had Ubuntu on there, and I wanted to try a light weight Ubuntu, so I first tried to install xubuntu that didn't work. Then I tried lubuntu that ...
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Random Freeze Ubuntu 20.04

My device: HP Laptop 15-da0xxx Ubuntu Version: Ubuntu 20.04LTS Linux Kernel: 5.13.0-44-generic RAM: 8GB, SWAP: 4GB, HDD: 1TB, Graphics Card: Nvidia Geforce MX110 2GB I started using Ubuntu with 16.04, ...
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System freezes for a couple seconds when pressing the forward slash "/" key in a Corsair Vengeance K90 keyboard on Ubuntu based distros

So, when I'm type the forward slash key, the whole system freezes for a couple seconds. This is only happening with my Corsair K90 keyboard. What I've got so far: Using another keyboard (Logitech ...
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Randomly freeze when play video with sound

When I play video with sound on, computer often turn to freeze immediately, but if i play video without sound, everything when normal. I'm using NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650, ram 8gb, Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-...
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Screen freezes frequently in Ubuntu Budgie 22.04

I have problems after installing Ubuntu Budgie 22.04. Before installing this version, I tried Ubuntu MATE 22.04 and the screen froze with diagonal lines during installation. Now with Budgie I can ...
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Ubuntu freezes during boot after a forced reboot

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. After my computer froze during a high GPU load incident, I force restarted my PC. However it keeps hanging during boot as shown in the following image: I have tried the ...
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Can't install old nVidia drivers

I often get freezes, and the only fix is rebooting (often happens if I leave pc, or lock the screen), also sometimes get visual artifacts on my screen. My graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce9600 GSO (prob ...
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Why my linux laptop suddenly hang?

My linux laptop is Aspire 4738Z, and nearly it's more than 10 years old. My fan on laptop is sometimes suddenly "whoosh-whoosh-whoosh", until my laptop goes hang. Even was I open Firefox for ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 freezes immediately after login

It was working normal I was just trying to upgrade python version. Suddenly my computer freezes. I hard shutdown the computer and restarted it again. After login the desktop shows but my mouse freezes ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS freezes completely

I got the issue since a couple of days that my Gnome DE or completely Linux freeze. I can every time reproduce it by opening a Yaru Cursor file (e.g. /usr/share/icons/Yaru/cursors/...
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after upgrade from 20.04 to 22.04 booting the system still works but the screen freezes as soon as i start an application

Hey guys girls and inbetweens, I just upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04. I thought everything works fine since startup and booting work. I can lock in as usual, so no problems until now. But when I want to ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 freezes when taking a screenshot with Brave (chrome) console open + right-clicking on the refresh button

Today I tried to take a screenshot of the little menu that appears when you right-click the refresh button in Brave (Chrome) and perform "Empty cache and Hard Reload" (when the console is ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 won't wake after screen lock / screen dim

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 22.04 and it won't wake after screen lock. This is true for both, X11 and Wayland (also disabling Wayland for gdm3 doesn't help). System suspend works fine, only ...
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Visual Stuttering across entire system

Recently I have had visual stuttering across my entire system (even if i am not running anything), similar to this recent unresolved post: Ubuntu 22.04 stuttering (see the recording) Unlike them, this ...
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WiFi settings freeze and then won't open

So I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 (Kernel 5.13.0-40-generic) on my Lenovo Ideapad Gaming 3. Now I'm experiencing my first real issue with it. I tried to connect to my university WiFi but not only ...
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20.04 frozen while upgrading to 21.10

I am on 20.04 and my system was freezing almost daily (see my question here). After trying many things I decided to upgrade to 22.04. However, I couldn't update to that version directly, so I ...
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how to make R studio work on ubuntu 22.04?

Rstudio freezing on opening after updating to ubuntu 22.04 ( i even had to use the xkill cammande to exit )
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KUbuntu 22.04 jammy host, Virtualbox 6.1.32 Windows guest: GUI freezes in both directions

I am running a windows guest in Virtual Box on Kubuntu 22.04 jammy with kernel 5.15.0-27-generic. From time to time I experience different kinds of freezes. Sometimes, when I am in the VM I can ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS stuck at restart

I know that this problem is already asked but for very old versions of Ubuntu. I have tried the solution with most number of votes. It fixes the freezing issue at shutdown but still freezes when I ...
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Ubuntu 22.04, 21,10, 20,.04 freeze on Laptop HP 15-eh1xxx

Laptop HP 15-eh1600ng, AMD Ryzen 7 5700u freezes/crashes with black screen, only turnoff with button works. This happens more or less randomly with several apps. But it can be reproduced using the app ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 freezes when I run Firefox

I am facing Ubuntu 20.04 long freeze issue when I am trying to use Firefox. Firefox opens fine the first time, but it could freeze if I try to open a new window or may be try to check on about firefox ...
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Is there a UX friendly way to handle games freezing?

Edit: UX Friendly - something that is intuitive and self explanatory. something you can confidently teach a person once and they'll easily be able to do it again. imagine a classroom where there's ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Wayland Freezes

I installed ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Now I can't use in wayland. After booting up it works fine but after using the os for some minutes everything freezes and the OS become unresponsive. I faced the same ...
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Once another `PCIe Bus Error: serverity=Uncorrected`

Background: Last year I got a new HP computer. It is a HP Spectre x360 14-ea0775ng . I installed Ubuntu in it: $ uname -a Linux my-HPPC 5.13.0-40-generic #45~20.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 4 09:38:31 UTC ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 20.04, Win 10: Ubuntu now suddenly freezes the moment I log in, how to reinstall Ubuntu only? [duplicate]

There are really 2 problems here, but at this point, I just want a clean re-install of the Ubuntu partition. I used the same laptop with Win10 and Ubuntu 16.04 for several years with no issue. Then I ...
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Ubuntu 21 and up freezes when GNOME Shell Extensions are active

Ubuntu freezes when GNOME Shell Extensions is activated, the first time the problem occurred when I upgraded from 20.04 to 21.10 and the problem persisted with the latest version 22.04 installed in ...
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Most of UI freezing when crossing mouse between four monitor corner

Alright so I've got a weird one. I have 6 monitors arranged in a 3x2. When I cross my cursor near where the 4 right-most monitors meet, most of the UI freezes. Terminals keep doing what they're doing, ...
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BAD SUSPENSION XUBUNTU 20.04 LTS

I'm using a workstation with Xubuntu 20.04. I have removed the screensaver, the suspension... everything so that when I stop using it for a while, it continues as is. I did this because sleep was not ...
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Grub freezes (and overall glitchy) on fresh 18.04 dual-boot install

In short: Grub menu glitches out (arrow down key) jumps the selection from top to bottom. Selecting anything from the grub menu makes the system freeze (including pressing 'e' to open the editor). I ...
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Increase xorg log verbosity?

How does one persistently increase the xorg log verbosity on Ubuntu 20.04, i.e., in systemd? I'm experiencing random system freezes in both Ubuntu Desktop (i.e., GNOME3) and Lubuntu on the same system ...
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Running any Chromium based browser in Ubuntu 22.04 freezes

So I'm running Ubuntu 22.04, my main browser is Brave which is chromium based but I have replicated this issue successfully in Chrome as well: Browser runs fine. Download content - this opens up a ...
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Ubuntu keeps freezing

My laptop has an SSD and 16gb of RAM, so I know the problem isn’t specs. This laptop used to have Windows and I never ever had any performance issues with it, but this changed ever since I switched to ...
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Daily hard freezes (Ubuntu 21.10, Xubuntu, HP Spectre x360)

So this HP Spectre is freezing every day, sometimes after only 20 minutes of uptime, this is very frustrating :( It freezes so completely it does not respond to any input, not even ctrl-alt-F1 or the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 often freezes before login. Error with /etc/profile

I am quite new to Ubuntu. For a month, my system has frozen 2 out of every 3 times when it reached the login screen. Dual boot with GRUB was fine. Keyboard was responsive and I could switch between ...
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Ubuntu freezing on the latest Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS - Lenovo Ideapad

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS and deleted all my files and everything and now I'm unable to use the latest version after successful installation. It always freezes and I have to Hard shutdown ...
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watchdog: BUG: soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 22s! [kworker/0:2:101147] - up-board up² upsquared - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

we are using an up-board up² (up-squared) in a headless configuration as an IoT device to control different hardware via local REST interfaces. Sometimes when a USB device gets faulty or is damaged, ...
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Thunderbird 91.7.0 keeps freezing in Ubuntu 20.04

I have been using Thunderbird as my main e-mail and calendar app in Ubuntu for many years. Currently running Thunderbird 91.8, Ubuntu 20.04, Gnome 3.36.8. For a few months now Thunderbird freezes very ...
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Steam Problem on closing or reopening

I cannot re-open Steam on Ubuntu after having closed Steam. In order to effectively run or use steam again I seem to have to restart my whole computer, which is a chore. Also, Steam (especially during ...
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Browsers (Chrome, FF) slow the computer so far it is frozen. Ubuntu 20.04, Dell

I have to reboot Chrome (or FireFox) every day or two because it slows down to so much of a crawl it seems frozen. If I notice it when it is just a little slow I can kill the chrome (killall chrome -9)...
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Ubuntu 20.04 frozen, keypad and touchpad were not working, and issue persisted after force shutdown and normal boot up

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and dual booted on HP Pavilion 15-ck063tx laptop. I booted Ubuntu during startup and everything started up like usual. However, the screen seemed to freeze, touchpad/mouse and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 screen randomly freezes regularly

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and regularly, there is a brief high CPU (one core reaches 100% for a second) usage which causes the screen to freeze. I is highly noticeable and annoying when watching ...
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Ubuntu freezing and requires a reboot (Firefox issue?)

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo x220t thinkpad. Intel i5-2520 cpu, 4gb ram, Intel HD graphics 3000, kernel Linux 5.13.0-35-generic. All my software is up to date I believe. After working on my ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.4 freezes with no error

I am at my wit's end. Lets start with my computer's hardware. CPU: Ryzen 3500X GPU: Nvidia GTX1660 Super Motherboard: Asus b550m tuf plus gaming wifi RAM: 2x 8GB Corsair Vengence 1 SSD and 1 HDD for ...
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Ubuntu freezes for 2 seconds when I click 6 or more keys

It doesn't matter if I have any programs open or closed, Ubuntu always freezes once 6 or more keys are pressed at the same time. I'm running an Intel 5 2500k, GT 1030, 16gb of ddr3 ram, and 480gb ssd. ...
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Keyboard freezing system

I'm quite new to Linux (Ubuntu) and today I went from virtual machine to dual boot. I've installed Ubuntu 21.04 from the official website, and the keyboard is lagging when typing (even in LiveCD). The ...
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Ubuntu completely freezes when I click both mouse buttons at the same on an icon

I'm having a weird problem with the Ubuntu system. Ubuntu completely freezes when I accidentally pressed both mouse clicks on a Trash Can icon. System completely froze and I couldn't do anything, so I ...
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Ubuntu froze. What to do (without rebooting)?

I always thought this is a simple question and should have a simple answer but it does not. (in Windows it is just Ctrl-Alt-Del) My ubuntu froze and is furiously working (I can hear the fan). I need ...
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Stuck in loading screen

My laptop suddenly died due to a power outage. And when I revived the laptop I stuck in the ubuntu logo. I've only been using ubuntu for 2 months so I'm a beginner Loading stops there. My laptop is ...
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Ubuntu 21.10, 20.10, an 20.04 all crash/freeze when doing various things

Specs: -CPU: amd ryzen 3900x (12c/24t) -GPU: amd radeon HD7670 -RAM: 3200 MHz 64 GB -OS: Ubuntu 21.10 -SSD: 512 GB silicon power Problem: whenever I do any of the following things, Ubuntu freezes, ...
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