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Linux Freezes randomly after waking up from suspend

Hello linux fellas. I'm currently using Fedora 40 with SwayFX as a compositor, swayidle as an idle manager and gtklock as a screen locker, on my Lenovo ThinkPad T460. I also use TLP. This issue ...
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Freeze and CPU softlock

I keep having issue with crash and softlock of my CPU. I had that with older version and still with the last update. Does someone have an idea where this can come from with this journalctl ? I use ...
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System with / & /home on SSD freezes & lags on `ntfs-3g` HDD load

Again, the / and /home and all the software and cache and data folders are on SSD. Everything just freezes with periodic (seconds to minutes!) updates: bar stop updating (custom eww one + shell ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad X270 / Toshiba KXG50ZNV1T02: system freezes under heavy disk I/O under Linux

I have a problem with a Thinkpad X270 that has a Toshiba KXG50ZNV1T02 NVME drive installed. Whenever my system does heavy disk operations, the laptop completely freezes. Most of the times, it doesn't ...
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MySQL Server keeps hitting 100% CPU

My server has 800+ days uptime, but ever since a couple weeks the MySQL server keeps hitting 100% CPU and I have to restart the mysqld service. Where do I start to find out where this issue is coming ...
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System freezes when using write() on gadgetfs device

I am working on creating a USB device using a single-board computer (specifically a Rock Pi S), and to enable USB device functionality I am using GadgetFS with raw vendor bulk and interrupt endpoints. ...
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Firefox 'freezes' at arbitrary times on Debian 12

Firefox presents a reoccurring problem, where its graphical state suddenly stops updating. The browser doesn't outright crash; it's possible to e.g. switch tabs or write something, without anything ...
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RHEL8 + GNOME: PC unresponsive on Activities overview page (mouse and keyboard interactions not working)

My desktop PC is running RHEL8 with GNOME, and I am encountering a weird issue where, if I move windows around too quickly on the Activities overview page, the PC becomes unresponsive. My mouse cursor ...
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Desktop freezes randomly with nothing in the logs. How to investigate?

I recently acquired a second hand desktop. I installed a brand new Debian Bookworm on it. I'm getting random freezes and can't find anything in the logs. I also got a spurious reboot today. By random, ...
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All non-Bash commands freeze the system after booting

Recently, my Raspberry Pi running Raspberry Pi OS seemed to have stopped working suddenly after having continouosly run fine for 2+ months (headless mode), as it didn't respond to SSH login requests ...
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Ubuntu Budgie Window / UI freezing issues

I am using Ubuntu Budgie (Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS) Version 10.6.1 with X11. Laptop is an old Dell G15 with intel 7 8th and an Nvidia 1050 GPU. Occasionally, icons in the plank toolbar and the systems ...
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Why does linux freeze and not work correctly

I moved from Windows to Linux. I have been using Linux for a few weeks. I am having some problems, such as freezing, errors. I am a programmer on the rider program. When I run this program, Linux ...
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Device keeps crashing with 100% CPU usage

From time to time my Laptop freezes and is unusable with 100% CPU usage on at least 1 core. I left btop open but the freeze seemed to be happening too quick as the process with the highest processor ...
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Emacs hangs the network when C-g or M-x keyboard-quit, what does keyboard-quit do behind the scenes?

Working with emacs on a new RH8 network accessed from a remote windows machine using VNC. Emacs is running on RH8. Starting from emacs -Q when I perform C-g or M-x keyboard-quit emacs hangs and the ...
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Repeated crashes on Debian 10

I have a dedicated machine in my garage running LinuxCNC on Debian 10. Recently it's been having repeated crashes and rarely lasts longer than 30 minutes before freezing. I've tried Ctrl-Alt-Del and a ...
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Rocky Linux on Oracle VirtualBox consistently freezes after a short period of inactivity

Using journatctl I can see "unchecked MSR access error"s: Feb 13 18:30:53 RockyLinux.myguest.virtualbox.org kernel: unchecked MSR access error: WRMSR to 0x2ff0 (tried to write ...
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Finding the cause of system freezes - Fedora 39

On my main home computer I am running fedora 39. It was not originally running fedora 39, I've upgraded through at least 2 previous releases. My problem is that every few hours my system either ...
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When everything hangs except the mouse pointer

It has happened to me a few times that Debian hangs completely except that I can still move the mouse pointer. However, no application responds when clicking around and I cannot reboot the computer or ...
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Why does my Fedora/Ubuntu frequently hang after suspending?

Sometimes, when I let my pc goes to hybernation due to a timeout, it freezes upon login. All apps close, nothing can be opened, my files are not listed and some app icons are not showing. I always ...
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Finding the WCHAN value

This is running on AIX version: 7, release: 2, on powerppc. I have a process that is hung, and the output of ps -ef -o THREAD is: USER PID PPID TID ST CP PRI SC WCHAN F ...
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Frozen on BIOS logo after the GRUB selection

I have the following packages avaliable to update: lib32-lcms2-2.16-1 lib32-libdrm-2.4.118-1 linux510-5.10.204-1 linux510-nvidia-545.29.06-4 linux510-virtualbox-host-modules-7.0.12-7 ...
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After an update (a kernel bug it seems) Debian 12 hangs when hitting sudo: Unable to install the new kernel with bug fixed

After an update/ upgrade on Debian 12 (weekly update), there is NO WiFi, files are not opening, unable to shutdown or sleep, and freezes when using sudo. The bug is fixed with a new release of kernel. ...
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What's the equivalent of the apport-retrace (Ubuntu) command for Debian?

I have some freezing troubles I cannot find the cause for a long time on my Debian VM, and I'm interested in using a command apport-retrace that a Linux magazine I've bought promotes to do some ...
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KDE Keeps freezing for some reason

First, to give a bit of details about my system: I use KDE plasma I use X11/Xorg as my protocol I use Arch Linux I have an NVIDIA gpu and an intel IGPU Since I've installed Arch i have been ...
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GNOME temporarily freezes when changing virtual desktop

Usually when I'm changing the virtual desktop, GNOME temporarily (until I move the mouse either at all or to the other screen or I press the Super/Windows key) freezes. I can still do everything, ...
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Strange boot issue installing KUbuntu

So, I've installed Linux many times in the past, generally from a liveUSB, as I'm using now. It's a 32 GB SamData SD101, on USB 2.0. (Probably excessive for an installer, but it's what I had on hand ...
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Ubuntu desktop 22.10 - Freeze 9 times on 10 on login

I don't want format and reinstall everything; I would solve my issue. I have a Ubuntu desktop 22.10 on a laptop Dell Vostro 3510 that, on login screen, when I type password, it freezes. 9 times on 10. ...
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Evince only reliably opens PDFs if Evince is started first, hung Evince instance causes system freeze if clicked on

On my machine (see details below) Evince does not open documents as expected, but this depends on the method used. The two methods I mean are: (A) starting Evince by giving a document as a target (e....
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kubuntu to debian 12, (11 or 10...) freezes all the time with Firefox 115

This is a summary of the problems encountered during the last week in which seeking to avoid Kubuntu updates, I chose to try several versions of Debian, without luck. I write this query for those who ...
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100% memory consumption when running Jetbrains IDE for 5 min

Fresh install of Arch Linux causes major memory leaks upon opening JAVA based applications, or Jet Brains applications to be exact. Memory starts off fine but within 5 minutes its up over 90%, opening ...
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Linux crashes after resume from suspend

My Linux crashes after it wakes up from sleep mode, namely, it stops responding to any commands, at the moment I have Manjaro Linux, but there was a similar problem on Ubuntu. My laptop: Huawei Mate ...
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Periodic 10 second pauses/freezes every 15 seconds when copying files on all(!) LUKS encrypted ext4 hard drives (NVMe not affected)

I copied a 10TB file from a LVM on LUKS encrypted ext4 drive to another identically set up drive and noticed that the copy process goes for 15 seconds at full speed (~220MB/s), then pauses for 10 ...
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Xubunu keeps freezing

I have cloned a classroom of Xubuntu 22.04 computers in my lab using clonezilla, and they keep randomly freezing. I have all of the updates. Symptoms are the second screen usually flashes to black, ...
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Firefox: Youtube Freezes because of failure to query drm device

The problem: Youtube keeps freezing on firefox, although it's working fine otherwise. Running youtube shorts will always freeze youtube where as running normal videos freeze it some time and don't ...
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Linux Kernel (first) boot hangs/stalls - never prompts for login

I have built a custom kernel using the mainline source, latest version and this config. I've created an image of Bullseye as suggester here And then I ran it in QEMU (setting the relative environment ...
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Random Freezes on pop!_os based on ubuntu 22.04

I've experiencing random freezes on Pop!_os distro (based on Ubuntu 22.04), where the whole system freeze and won't do any thing so I have to force restart. The frequency of freezes is really random. ...
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Kubuntu 23.04 - screen freezes randomly when connected to external monitor (extand display)

The weird thing is, that connecting to 2 external extended display monitors (viewing with 3 monitors including the laptop's one), and the problem does not happen. Only with 1 monitor attached. ...
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What hardware problem does a video signal shift on hard lock imply?

I'm running a pfsense router on a PC architecture desktop system (AMD FX-8120 CPU with 16GB RAM). It's running version pfsense version 2.7.0, which is based on FreeBSD v14. Every day or two the router ...
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Kubuntu crashes randomly (Kali too)

I have installed Kubuntu and then uninstalled it because I noticed that from time to time, it freezes and I have to reboot every time.  I thought maybe there was a problem with my distribution so I ...
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rsync freezes whole system

i am trying to backup a few TB to a second hdd. I am copying from a NTFS partition to an ext4 partition. Most of my files are small pictures. I use the command rsync -av. However after some random ...
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Games totaly freeze my Linux Mint

This is my first Linux system, so far I love it. Every singleplayer game is fine (installed through steam or heroic), and even Project Zomboid multiplayer hosted on my computer works just fine.Playing ...
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VirtualBox 7.0 guest freezes whenever the guest is switched into full-screen mode, fix?

On my Linux Mint 21.1 Cinnamon running an nvidia-driver-530... VirtualBox 7.0 guest freezes whenever the guest is switched into full-screen mode. The exact version follows: $ apt-cache policy ...
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Linux freezes after a cold start: "NVRM: GPU has fallen off the bus", Xid 79

Here my configuration: AMD Ryzen 9 7950X 16-Core Gigabyte X670E Aorus Master DDR5 Corsair Vengeance 5200 MHz 16 GB PNY Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 I have a dual boot with Windows 11 and Ubuntu 23.04. ...
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Persistent system freezing issue on Debian, Mint, and Ubuntu

I know the problem seems to be quite abstract, but let me explain what's going on. First of all, keep in mind that my notebook is a Dell 3567, seventh generation i5, 16 GB of RAM, and a 256 GB SSD. ...
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Asus ROG Zephyrus Pop-OS freezing no wifi

I recently acquired an Asus ROG Zephyrus G15, with Nvidia RTX 3060 graphics card, and I have been trying to get it fully functional with Linux. So far I have tried Mint, Fedora and Pop-OS. Pop-OS has ...
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Live USB hanging

Kali linux 2023 snapshot (usb persistent built ON USB DIRECTLY in qemu) ASUS VIVOBOOK (16 GB RAM 19MB FRONT SIDE BUS) Trying to setup a kali live usb to run fluxion (so i have to use kali more or less....
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Comuter freezing on full RAM/possible cache problem

After installing Arch Linux on my Notebook I experience a weird problem: Opening firefox or any other browser (or any application with high RAM usage) RAM (12 GB) is filling up pretty quickly, even ...
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KDE Neon randomly freezes, can't access Virtual Terminal, have to restart system

I am experiencing an issue that makes my screen go black for one second, then it goes back normal, i see everything i was doing on the screen, I can move my mouse cursor, I steill hear audio playing ...
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New USB stick freezes processes that come in contact with it (dd, fdisk, gparted, etc)

I bought a new USB stick to upgrade my os (debian) on my laptop. I used gnome-multi-writer to write the .iso file into the device. The writing process never showed a message of success or error so I ...
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How to debug freezes?

My computer freezes randomly, though it's usually connected to doing something that requires me to switch between windows often, like having to google a lot when writing code. The freezing begun when ...
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