Questions tagged [segmentation-fault]

Problems related to an attempt made to access memory that the CPU cannot physically address. Also knows as segfault or bus error.

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Steam doesn't start

It was throwing segmentation fault. I removed .local/Steam, reinstalled it, now something else has broken. Now it says that it can't find nvidia drivers (which are installed) My GPU: GTX950 CPU: ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) on running apt-get update

I used a Ubuntu server to run a single node K8s cluster, as I was trying to reset the cluster and removed the k8s related packages I started running into Segmentation fault (core dumped). Now even if ...
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Solve "Something went wrong" error remotely

There are several similar questions about the annoying and useless "Oh no. Something went wrong" error message, but: no solutions worked for me (see below) I don't have a physical access to ...
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gnome-control-center segfaults aftter pressing "sound" tab

I have ubuntu 20.04 with LightDM and custom WM. Lately, the gnome-control-center app started to crash whenever I open "sound" tab. Since the app always open on the last tab, whenever I try ...
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Codium and Nautilus crashing at boot with Signal 5 and SIGSEGV errors

Shortly after boot, I am getting a message "System program problem detected. Do you want to report the problem now?" when I click "Report problem" I get 2 pop-ups (attached screen ...
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How to get Blender 2.79 to work on Ubuntu 22.04.1?

I recently upgraded from 20.04.4 to 22.04.1. Despite some initial hiccups, so far it works great. HOWEVER, I am running into an issue with Blender. My system's hardware will not work for any ...
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Getting segfault on libapt-pkg.so.6.0.0 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I send bug reports for apt-get failures. Since apt-get fails, is there a way for me to get updates for this segfault? Hardware Model MSIMS-7865 Memory 8.0 GiB Processor AMD Athlon 5370 apu with radeon ...
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Is there a way to know what really caused a specific segfault?

I recently bought a new motherboard/cpu (Asus Rog Strix z690-a gaming wifi D4/Intel i7 12700K) and initially used my existing ubuntu 20.04 installation which I had installed when I had my previous ...
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Kubuntu Ksplashqml crashed

This is related to Ksplashqml crash on startup I dont have enough reputation yet, to post an answer, so i decided to give an answer via my own question... Yesterday, when i restarted my PC, I got an ...
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inkscape in WSL2 fails after installation Segmentation fault

I am trying to install inkscape on Windows10/WSL2/Ubuntu 20.04 and am encountering the below error. I have tried "apt purge" and "apt install" to no avail. I cannot find much ...
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where is my xfburn coredump

I'm trying to use xfburn in xubuntu-20.04.3, and it fails on several of my hosts. I'd like to submit a bug, but there's a problem. It ends with a message about SIGSEGV and "core dumped" ...
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Cheese not launching- (Error restoring saved CRTC)

I've been using Ubuntu 20.04 for about 4 months now and have launched cheese a few times without any issue. priyanshu@Inspiron-7501:~$ cheese (cheese:499251): Cogl-WARNING **: 17:34:35.299: winsys/...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) / File Manager Search Bar

OS: Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS 64 bits Gnome Version: 3.36.8 Kernel Version: 5.11.0-40-generic When I type something on file manager, the window simply crash. I opened the file manager via command line with ...
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Segmentation fault while installing Python 3.5: ensurepip

I got a segmentation fault while trying to install Python 3.5 on Ubuntu 21.10. $ guettli@p15:~$ pyenv install 3.5.8 Downloading Python-3.5.8.tar.xz... -> https://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.5.8/...
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Segfault causes chrome to crash randomly ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to fix a problem with Chrome crashing. I checked the syslog and found that a segfault caused this: kernel: [27188.655825] chrome[1950]: segfault at 8 ip 000055e90851b3b0 sp 00007ffc7082dfe0 ...
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Ubuntu started randomly segfaulting after force power off due to usage of RAM

So I accidentally ran a script which used up all of the RAM on my ubuntu system, and I had to force it to power off. When I rebooted the system, programs would randomly segfault, even though I changed ...
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Gnuplot crashed unexpectedly - ubuntu 18.04LTS

I've been having an issue with gnuplot (Version 5.2 patchlevel 2) on ubuntu 18.04. When trying to zoom using the right click button, the window goes away. I removed and reinstalled it but this didn't ...
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Where do I find core dump files, and how do I view and analyze the backtrace (stack trace) in one?

When I run my C program on Ubuntu 20.04, I get this run-time error: Segmentation fault (core dumped) I really need to find and view the core file, but I can't find it anywhere. Where is it, and how ...
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Error - Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I just installed Mongodb compass in my Ubuntu OS(Ubuntu 20.04) I opened the termianal and typed mongodb-compass I got the error - Segmentation fault (core dumped). I also tried to open by clicking ...
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How to fix apport-retrace

I am attempting to help report a bug to an ubuntu package called gnome-recipes https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/recipes/-/issues/121. I am in the process of understanding how to create debug symbols ...
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Weex "Segmentation fault (core dumped)"

I have installed: WEEX by apt install weex on Ubuntu 20.04 When I try to use this program I get error: Segmentation fault (core dumped) on Ubuntu 20.04 But If I install this on Debian 10, Its working ...
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Segmentation fault when installing tripwire on Ubuntu 20.10

I am trying to install tripwire on Ubuntu 20.10. I have tried to install it with sudo apt install tripwire And then I've followed the usual steps outlined here. That gives me: $ sudo tripwire --init ...
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Many segmentation faults in applications after RAM upgrade

I have a Lenovo IdeaCentre 510A-15ARR on which I replaced Windows 10 Home with Kubuntu. Here is some basic info: System: Kernel: 5.8.0-48-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.18.5 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 gnuplot has random segmentation faults

I am trying to draw the most basic plot using gnuplot in the terminal and simply entering : gnuplot> plot 'histogramme.dat' u 1:3 leads to : gnuplot> Segmentation fault (core dumped) I can ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 login loop due to segmentation fault in libpcre.so.3.13.3

Out of sudden I got this login loop issue in my laptop. From var/log/syslog I can able to find out it is segfault issue gnome-session-b[2739]: segfault at 7ffe34d8xx50 ip 00007ffe34d8dxxx error 6 in ...
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'sudo'- Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I get "Segmentation fault (core dumped)" massage in output of any command in my shell with sudo. for example sudo install any app or rm any file and ...
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Segmentation fault while upgrading on 20.04

sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages were automatically installed and ...
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Resolving the issue of Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I'm using a Ubuntu 18.04 guest OS in Oracle VirtualBox. I was successfully running sRNAscanner with different inputs until a few days ago. Now I'm getting a segmentation fault (core dumped) error ...
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Why does "nautilus --version" display "segmentation fault"?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and it runs quite fine. But when I issue the command nautilus --version in the terminal, I get this strange output: GNOME nautilus 3.38.1 Segmentation fault (core dumped) Why ...
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How to install tracegraph into ubuntu 20.04 LTS

tracegraph202 is a very old and obsolete tool and is incompatible to Linux still my University thought that it was a good idea to ask the students to install that. I tried installing that from here, ...
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xorg segfaults after upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04.1 - how to proceed?

I just finished upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04.1 and after restarting I get a black screen with a blinking cursor (but can't type). From Xorg.0.log: [ 10.307] (II) Loading sub module "fb" [ ...
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Segmentation fault / fail to boot after CPU upgrade?

My machine is a HP ProDesk 400 G4 SFF running Ubuntu Server 20.04. It was running just fine with the original Intel i5-6500 CPU, but upon upgrading to an i7-6700 the system will no longer boot. I've ...
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New Ryzen 3950X segfaults and XID errors

Couple of weeks ago I upgraded my Ryzen 2700X to Ryzen 3950X and am seeing regular freezes on my Ubuntu setup. I have 2 RTX 2080 TIs in the system, and 64GB RAM running on 2100Mhz using an X570 board. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 startup stuck after package updates / mesa segmentation fault

TL;DR /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[5106]: (EE) Segmentation fault at address 0x56131d0000f7 The startup problem I shut down Ubuntu 18.04.4 on my machine today and cold-started it somewhat later. Now ...
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import tensorflow as tf Segmentation fault (core dumped) in Ubuntu 20.04

I need to install tensorflow 1.14 for DeepLabCut and I got a segmentation fault. How do I fix it? I also prefer to install the GPU version. Not sure if this is the most standard way of installing it. (...
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I cannot open certain apps (Discord, Ubuntu Software Center etc.)

I cannot open some certain apps (discord, ubuntu software center etc.) while using Ubuntu 20.04. Terminal said segmentation fault (core dumped). $ discord segmentation fault (core dumped) error ...
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Unable to upgrade my make version

I tried this cd /tmp wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/make/make-4.1.tar.gz tar xvf make-4.1.tar.gz cd make-4.1/ ./configure make sudo make install cd .. rm -rf make-4.1.tar.gz make-4.1 but on the make and ...
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Segmentation fault core dumped [duplicate]

GNU as compiler shows this error while running my executable ./hello which I get as a result of the proper compilation. The output is unexpected. Pls help using wsl for windows
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VLC crashes when opening any file, Ubuntu 20.04

My VLC player crashes every time I'm trying to open any video file. Removing/purging vlc, and reinstalling it does not change anything. I recently upgraded my distro to 20.04 from 19.10. I never had ...
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20.04 ubuntu lsb_release segfault python3.8

I am getting frequent error reports in the journal. kernel: python3[717001]: segfault at 6f000020 ip 00000000005b676e sp 00007ffd3c41da38 error 4 in python3.8[423000+28d000] Where the line numbers ...
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Segmentation fault in firefox and chromium after installing updates

Lubuntu 18.04.1 running flawlessly in VirtualBox for about two years, had a few updates to install yesterday. After the updates both firefox and chromium cannot start. When launching them from the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 suddenly freezes

Once or twice a day Ubuntu 20.04 suddenly freezes. No network (can't ssh into it anymore) graphics remain frozen no usb (so no keyboard, no mouse) no bluetooth (no mouse) Audio repeats 0,5 seconds ...
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Ubuntu 18.04; WickrMe Snap gives Segmentation Error

I'm installing WickrMe on my PCs. One is a laptop, the other is a tower. Both run the same Ubuntu 18.04 and the exact same set of programs, settings and everything else. On the laptop I had no problem ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 GNOME freeze with general protection fault in ttm_page_pool_get_pages

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.4 on a MacBookPro11,5 with the default GNOME desktop, and I keep getting freezes where nothing works except moving the mouse pointer, there is no response to alt+F2, Ctrl+Alt+...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 + chrome + Xvfb - segmentation-fault after recent update

I'm experiencing segfault while trying to run Chrome (chrome-driver) on Xvfb on the newest 18.04.4: kernel: [4477762.555614] chrome[9285]: segfault at ffffd9d5e7f40996 ip 00007f36b211f2dd sp ...
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several segmentation fault for different processes

I have installed ubuntu desktop 18.04.4 recently and having problems of several segmentation faults from running different programs such as python, nano. The syslog looks like this: Feb 4 18:50:04 ...
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pop-theme causes gnome-control-center segmentation fault

Ubuntu 19.10 Gnome 3.28 I'm trying to run gnome-control-center Result: Segmentation fault (core dumped) Clear gnome-control-center .cache and .config Remove all gnome extensions Installed all ...
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Get a seg fault hen attempting to reconfigure X after upgrade 16.04 -> 18.04

I finally got around to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 on my KDE desktop system, but now my second screen doesn't get recognized anymore, I've googled around but could not find what's working. Can anyone ...
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How to fix "Segmentation failed" on "shares-admin"?

I'm trying to share files on network, but whenever I run "shares-admin", the following error occurs: I already tried to install the samba UI but the same error occurs with it as well. Already ...
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feednix SegFault on lubuntu 18.04

After compiling & installing the feednix project (Lubuntu 18.04) it is fall in the SegFault. $ feednix Aborted Segmentation fault (core dumped) I create ~/.config/feednix/config.json with User-...