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Questions tagged [freeze]

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Ubuntu 18.04 is freezing randomly

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop Dell Inspiron 5000 (AMD Ryzen 5 2500U/8 GB RAM/1 TB HDD/Windows 10/39.62 cm (15.6 Inch) FHD/Vega 8 Graphics) Inspiron 5575 The os is freezing randomly even ...
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Ubuntu freezes with no clear reason (after upgrade to 18.04)

I am investigating recent Ubuntu freeze situation. /var/log/syslog tells the following: Dec 8 12:17:01 dk-ubuntu CRON[16950]: (root) CMD ( cd / && run-parts --report /etc/cron.hourly) ^@^@...
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Ubuntu 18.10 freezes when try to reboot or shutdown

I have a Dell Inspiron 3558 with a dual boot with Ubuntu 18.10 and Windows 10. Normally both OSs work perfectly, but it freezes when trying to shutdown or reboot Ubuntu. (Click image to enlarge) I ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 occasional system freeze (maybe graphics related)

Since doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.10 on new hardware (Asus Prime B450-Plus, G.Skill Trident 16GB, AMD Rizen 5 1600, GTX 750 Ti 2GB) I’ve had occasional system freezes (locked screen, keyboard ...
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Random freezes in (X)Ubuntu 18.04 caused by filled up RAM

I have a problem with random freezes in (X)ubuntu 18.04(.1) under Kernel 4.19.0 and 4.19.4. When I check 'top' during freeze episodes, I can see that all my RAM and SWAP is slowly beeing consumed by ...
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My laptop freezes whenever I plug/unplug AC adapter?

Hi I am using dell inspirion 7559 laptop. I am currently using ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows using grub in my laptop. problem : My laptop screen freezes in ubuntu whenver 1) I plug in or ...
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Unpluging external disk causes Ubuntu to freeze

I am new to Linux and, despite some research on the Internet, I have not found a solution for my issue. I have an external disk that I formated to be FAT32. It is successfully recognized by my ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't use swap, but whet it does it freezes

My ubuntu 18.04 64bit isn't using the swap file/partition to the point when the 8gigs(of which 7.3 are usable) of ram almost fills up, and when it does, and actually writes some things in swap it ...
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My computer freezes when shutting down/restarting/rebooting with every linux distro

My computer an ASUS will freeze every time I try to end my session and force me to shut down by holding the power button manually. This is an issue with ubuntu 18 and 16 and lubuntu 18 and 16. When I ...
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How can I fix random freezing on Ubuntu 18.04?

How can I fix random OS freezing on Ubuntu 18.04? It is not only a graphics problem because I cannot use any of the virtual terminals on Ubuntu and the keyboard does not respond. I switched to Intel ...
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Freeze after splash screen upon startup

I've got a dual boot with Windows 10. I installed the latest version of Ubuntu today and all went pretty well, rebooted a few times, no problem. Then I opened some of the other partitions/drives and ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Nvidia GT 610 visual artifacts

I formatted a working Ubuntu 17.x machine and installed Ubuntu 18.10. Installed all upgrades and added ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa. Installed the latest tested Nvidia graphics driver under Software & ...
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Why does my OS hangs for less than a second?

I use Ubuntu 18.04 with kernel 4.15.0-39-generic. My system: Intel® Core™ i7-4710HQ CPU @ 2.50GHz × 8 16 GB of RAM NVIDIA 860M Disk is WDC WD10S21X-24R1BT0-SSHD-8GB (03.01A01) My system hangs for 0....
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Random freezing during installation

I want to install Linux on "Dream Machines" notebook based on Clevo mainboard. It's worth mentioning that it has a discrete NVidia GPU. The problem is that during each attempt to install I randomly ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 - Fatal Error on X server when using LibreWriter - gpu hang

I am unable to use LibreWriter for more than a couple of minutes. Every now and then the X Server seems to freeze (see syslog and kernel los below) because the gpu hang? As far as I can tell, that ...
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How to fix Ubuntu 18.04LTS freezes?

I've installed latest Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS about a week ago. All the soft was installed via system menu or Jetbrains repo. In 2 days appeared freezes - only mouse moves, irresponsive to keyboard, timer ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.01 freezes when press num lock and caps lock

Ijust installed Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS in my pc, and every time i press num lock and caps lock, the system freezes a little, taking seconds to get back working. It turns to be very frustrating when i ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 often freezes and it's impossible to use

About one month ago I bought a new PC, it's an Asus VivoBook Pro Notebook (RAM 16GB, HDD 1TB, SSD 512GB, intel core i7-7700HQ, NVidia GTX1050) and I installed Ubuntu 18.10 creating a partition in the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 freezing when using multiple tabs on firefox

The system freezes when I use many tabs (around 7-8) on firefox. My sound works fine as the music keeps playing from my phone via bluetooth. I am able to disconnect and connect it again. Yesterday ...
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How to fix randmly freezing in ubuntu 18.04

I use ubuntu 18.04.1 and I am installed my graphics drive and update the system but it is freezing randomly. How to fix it?
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Ubuntu 18.04 freezes almost every hour! [duplicate]

I've upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 few months ago and everything was going OK. But lately Ubuntu started to freeze where I can move the cursor while everything else stays sill for a few seconds ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 freezes within 10 seconds after log in

I have installed ubuntu 18.10 on my asus rog gl-553vd. But after logging in the display is freezing after 10 seconds. Can you guys please help me out?
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Macbookpro 11.3 freeze entering in suspend mode with Ubuntu 18.04

I’ve installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my Apple macbook pro 11,3 kernel 4.15.0-39 gnome version 3.28.2 My problem is connected with the suspend mode: when I try to put pc on suspend mode (pressing alt and ...
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Ubuntu Freeze - MSi GT73EVR 7RE Titan

I have the MSi GT73EVR 7RE Titan. It has the mobile NVidia GTX1070 video card. I have been using Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and now Ubuntu 18.10. Each OS version has freeze or near-freeze problems. I ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 freezes when running for about an hour

I have installed this as my first Linux system about a month ago. When I run it for about an hour, it freezes. Sometimes lasts longer like two full days, but just once. It freezes when I freshly boot ...
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Ubuntu freezes and stop working after update 18.04 (Problem graphic card AMD, how to disable)

I have a problem after updating Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04. First, I have to say my computer is an old HP Notebook with switchable graphics: one Intel integrated and an AMD graphic card. The good ...
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ubuntu 18 Hangs and wont repair

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on an Inspiron E1705 PC. It seems to install correctly (I've tried multiple times on dvd-r and on usb) but when I restart It is doing two things: It hangs when ...
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Shutdown freeze

my laptop cannot be shutdown it said reached target shutdown, but stay there freezing. I'm not sure what I change. Currently I have to forcefully shutdown using power button. It happen both during ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 freezes when click Settings

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a HP DC7900 (ATI Radeon RV370 X300 video card). Previously 16.04 was installed, never problems. Now with 18.04 the system freezes with high probability when I ...
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Laptop freezes when charging mostly

I have a Lenovo laptop that first was on Windows 10 and had constant freeze that needed hard restart to work again(with the button). I decided to install Ubuntu as I thought that it was due to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 freezes after resuming from suspend

After waking up from suspend, the computer just totally freezes, and a shutdown using the power button is the only option to exit it. Previously, I had ubuntu 16.10 which sometimes suddenly froze, ...
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System freezes, apt-cache running 100% for an hour?

Sorry if I'm overdoing the details. I'm new to the forum, that or I have another account I never knew about. I know the community prefers questions that can be answered, and I'm hoping I can get an ...
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Ubuntu freeze after few minutes [duplicate]

My Ubuntu freeze after few minutes working especially while using codeblock or freecad and sometimes in Firefox. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Memory: 7.8GiB Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 965 Processor x 4 ...
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New install freezes shortly after login

edit: problem seems fixed after I updated to proprietary graphics drivers. I recently installed 18.10 and every time I log in, the guy freezes within seconds. The mouse pointer gets stuck first, and ...
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Any swap usage causes system wide freeze, 18.04

My question is exactly the same as Any swap usage causes system wide freeze, only in 18.04. But nobody answered that one ... When I play particularly graphic intensive games, some (variable) short ...
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Segfaults related to Cameras IPC

I keep getting these strange seg faults with Firefox. Every time I open the lid of my laptop after suspend, Firefox freezes and only force quit helps. This has started a couple of weeks ago. When I ...
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Ubuntu freeze after login

I have installed latest ubuntu as dualboot, tho i had some issues I solved (the instalation froze at logo, so I had to press 'e' before instalation and write acpi=off before quiet splash and the ...
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I just dual-booted Ubuntu with windows and when I try to shut-down or reboot Ubuntu it freezes completely!

I bought a new computer, with no OS installed and I had widows 10 installed and then I dual booted Ubuntu 18.04.1 myself. I never worked in Ubuntu before and therefore I don´t even known how to ...
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Purple screen freeze while first use(cant open terminal or grub menu)

I installed ubuntu I can login but after login a purple screen apears Ican move cursor but I cant do anything else.I cant open terminal when I am at login screen or later. And I cant open GNU grub ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Swap space not used, Gnome freezing

I have an issue with my swap space. It is always empty even when it should be used. In the screenshot below, you can that my RAM is half full, and the remaining RAM is full with cache and buffer. ...
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HP15 Ubuntu 18.04 freezes

So I got a new HP15 (db0xxx) laptop at work, but unfortunately, it occasionally freezes. Freezes happen at random moments, sometimes after working for several hours and sometimes several days. Mouse ...
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Computer freezes for a moment after interacting with certain third party applications

So when I use certain third party applications (linked below) or when I click on the task bar (I'm using dash2panel) my cursor either slows down or freezes completely for about 2 seconds, this happens ...
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After freeze, reboot shows blackscreen with cursor

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. After my Laptop froze, I hit the power button to shut it down and rebooted it. The login screen came up, I entered my credentials and then got a black screen and the cursor. ...
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Can’t boot Ubuntu

I’m new to this Linux stuff first time switching. It took me almost 48 hours to download everything properly to my USB, loads of reinstalling and watching tons of confusing guides. I manage to ...
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Boot and random freeze problems with 18.04 on ASUS X299 Prime Deluxe

From last one month, I have been struggling to make Ubuntu 18.04 work on my newly assembled system with ASUS X299 Prime Deluxe motherboard and NVIDIA 1080Ti, SAMSUNG 970 EVO NVMe disk. Has anyone ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 dual boot keeps failing to boot

I have dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 on my machine. When I select Ubuntu on the boot screen, firstly it seems to turn out fine. But then it gets stuck on Ubuntu load screen (the purple ...
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Ubuntu Budgie freezes after login if HDMI and/or power supply is disconnected from laptop

Recently I have installed Ubuntu Budgie on brand new Lenovo Y530 Legion. My laptop works just fine when plugged to external monitor and power supply, but I was surprised that I cannot work outside ...
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18.04.1 hangs and system freezes intermittently

So my newly installed 18.04.1 system is freezing up intermittently. I tried looking at the kern.log and journalctl logs to find a pattern in the crash but I am unable to do so. Below I am attaching ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 randomly freezes while working

I have a problem with random freezing couple of times a week that I can't seem to solve. When I am working on the computer, most often when using a web browser, the whole computer freezes, and the ...
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Why my Ubuntu (in virtualbox machine) freezes after some time even with a gaming computer?

I have a gaming computer (with GTX, intel core i7, etc...) with windows 10 and i have ubuntu (desktop 18.04 LTS) installed in a virtualbox machine. I gave 5 GB ram (my computer has 16 GB) and 4 CPU (i ...