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Freezes and browser crashes when using Linux

With any Distro Installed to my PC, I get the following ACPI errors (ACPI Error: Aborting Method) while booting up: Also while using my pc it randomly freezes and the only way is to power it off ...
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xubuntu 22.04 freeze desktop, but can ssh

i am considering to go to xubuntu 22.04 but it keeps freezing after couple of minutes (using or not using at all).I can use mouse, but can't click to anything, open terminal or something else, but i ...
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Every linux distribution freezed "to death"

Trying to install linux on my home pc, already tried: PopOS, Ubuntu, Debian, Arch, Manjaro. Every distrib just freezes without any response after ~1-15minutes. Somehow managed to install debian with ...
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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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Linux freezing after few minutes of using

Good day! Trying to install linux on new SSD but everytime, no matter what i do, even in LiveCD linux freezes and i have to restart PC from button. Tried to install PopOS, Fedora and Debian. Also used ...
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Lenovo laptop frozen after stopping bluetooth connection

I use Linux on a Lenovo ThinkPad E14 gen2. Until today there haven't been any problems. But today after I stopped the bluetooth connection with a paired device (speaker) it freezes. Now there is a ...
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No loggin, no Ports except 21

Occasionally the server seems to freeze. But we find out, that FTP on port 21 is still available, while the Ports 80, 8080, 10000, our SSH-Port, which is not 22, and 443 are unavailable. Also the ...
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Unable to shut down

My computer was stuck at some point when I shut it down. Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. It didn't move after I had waited for an hour. Then I pushed the power button to shut it down. Log: Apr 24 15:46:38 B365-M-...
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Linux kernel BUG: scheduling while atomic: swapper/0/0/0x7fff0001

I'm running Arch Linux, kernel 5.17.3 (though this issue has been happening across many versions.) Every couple of days, I get random complete system freezes. The kernel logs vary, but they most ...
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linux kernel freeze

I am using linux kernel 4.19 on intel (icelake) based server. Sometime immediately after linux boot (at the login prompt) it get stuck(once is 50 reboot or so). It is not responding to anything on ...
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How to unfreeze Linux Mint 20.3 (Ctrl+Alt+F10 induced)

My Linux Mint froze - no keyboard/mouse inputs visible, nothing after I accidentally pressed either Ctrl+Alt+F10 or Ctrl+shift+Alt+F10. I used the power button on my laptop to reboot (Restart fixes 90%...
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Requesting suggestion on debugging Linux kernel freeze

We are working on custom embedded Linux board with power pc based SOC and display panel. We are debugging an issue where during video playback Linux kernel just freezes, it doesn't respond to even ...
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Alt+PrtSc+REISUB doesn't shut down computer

The computer froze and then I held down Alt+PrtSc and pressed R, E, I, S, U, B, one by one, but it didn't shut down. So I waited for some time and then again held down Alt+PrtSc and pressed R, E, I, S,...
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Manjaro Linux: Random freezes

I’m completely new to Manjaro Linux (and basically new to Linux itself). I have it now since mid December and 3-5 times a week I get random freezes where the whole system blocks. The only thing that I ...
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Installation freezes while installing Ubuntu, POP, Xubuntu, Lubuntu

I have an X540Up Asus laptop with AMD R5 M420, an Intel i7-7th Gen CPU, and 8 GB RAM. I am trying to install Ubuntu from a USB drive. The system takes a long time during the transition between ...
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ssh (Putty) and X11 freezes/slows down with idle program

I am using Putty to ssh my server device, and to visualize I'm using Xming for the X11 forwarding. The Windows computer is being connected to a Debian-Machinekit framework on my BeagleBone to operate ...
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Acer Aspire touchpad stopped working

I have an Acer Aspire 1 A114-31-C5GM Laptop with Zorin 15.3 lite OS. I have been successfully using laptop for a year. But after resizing screen by terminal command, Touchpad stopped responding. All ...
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Linux Mint Mate freezes randomly

This week, my Dell Satellite 5520 has been experiencing random freezes (no mouse, not Ctrl-Alt-back, no Ctrl-Alt-F1). Here's the specs of my system : -------------------- OS: Linux Mint 20.3 x86_64 ...
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Why sometimes I get random freezes even with Nvidia Proprietary Drivers?

Nouveau causes random freezes more frequently, but even blacklisting it and installing Nvidia instead I still get random freezes but less frequently. I don't know if I need to uninstall a package or ...
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POP OS 21.10 GNOME Crash

I'm a newbie Linux user who has been distro hopping for a while. I tried many distros, but there is always some issue. I assume I'm doing something wrong, but the best DE for my computer is GNOME. ...
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I'm tired of random freezes...Can anyone help me, please?

I don't know why but even Opensuse Leap 15.3 like all the others distros freezes randomly and keyboard doesn't work when this issue occurs. I tried all journalctl commands and i can't get any clues. I ...
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Arch Linux not waking up from suspend when USB C hub is plugged in

When the USB C hub is not plugged in, suspend works fine and I can wake up with the laptop keyboard or the power button. However, when I plug in the hub, none of the devices work for waking up the ...
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Why every distro feezes at shutdown?

I'm using Opensuse Leap 15.3 now, and for some reason this issue is happening with all distros in my computer. When I press to shutdown after a while it freezes and get stuck. Every time it happens I ...
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Why does my Linux Mint Live USB keep freezing?

I have an Acer Aspire E5 laptop from 2018, it came preinstalled with Windows 10 and have been running it ever since upgrading to Windows 11 on December, before this I also had a dual boot ...
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Installation media boot screen freeze on Macbook

I own a MacBook (early 2016 model). I chose to install a Linux operating system, replacing MacOS's role as a daily driver. I Use rEFInd to boot anything. The following distros boot, install and run ...
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GTK installer causing very repeatable system freezes

I am running Parabola GNU/Linux (variant of Arch) on a MacBook Pro. I am trying to install a game (FTL) via a GOG.com installer (Linux native); however, the installer seems to be causing the whole ...
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Seemingly random freezes after update to Debian Bullseye

About two months ago I updated my laptop (Asus Zenboox UX303LA) from Debian Buster to Bullseye. This involved a kernel update to Linux 5.10 (the problem persists on 5.10.84-1, which is current stable)....
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After 20.04 upgrade my system freezes after log in unless I use wayland

I was running Ubuntu 18.04 on my Dell XPS. I've just upgraded 20.04. When it boots and gets to the new log in screen, my arrow cursor is frozen and the trackpad does nothing and so the only thing I ...
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Minecraft Freezing On Pop!_OS

I am Using Pop!_os 20.04 on My second system (Specs at the bottom) which I mainly Use for STREAMING content and playing Minecraft when I go somewhere. I was Using Ubuntu 20.04 previously and I was ...
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System locking up upon shutting down

Today upon shutting down my System I was greeted with loads of errors and informations i do not understand. This happened yesterday also and it didn't seem to continue to shut down "normally"...
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Linux Ubuntu freezing for a few seconds on some actions

My newly installed Ubuntu is freezing when I perform some actions. An example is when I open Settings in Show Applications and the screen freezes for 2 seconds and goes back to normal. Anyone know how ...
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Connecting Laptop to TV via HDMI causes system freeze

Recently installed Solus and everything looks great for the most part, yet there is one rather irritating issue. I often connect my laptop to my TV (Hisense), but now with Solus the laptop freezes ...
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Linux Mint hanging on shutdown

Lately I switched my computer's 250GB SSD out for a 1TB SATA hard drive. Ever since then my computer has been hanging on shutdown. I tried doing all the recommended changes to the GRUB settings, but ...
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Linux Mint 20 - Switch users doesn't work correctly

When the Account Switch is made, Linux Mint collapses, as shown in the figure below. Often it is necessary to restart the computer in a forced way. I used Ubuntu and had no such problem.
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Running process (not a zombie) that's impossible to kill

Yes, I know this question has been asked tens if not hundreds of times before. Still, I went through all similar questions and tried everything listed on them, to no avail. After compiling some code ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 random freeze on Dell G15 with rtkit-daemon logs

Just installed kubuntu 20.04 on a Dell G15 notebook. Mouse and keyboard gets randomly completely unresponsive with a freezed screen after a few minute-hour of usage. After the freeze cooler spins up ...
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Debian 11 freezes with Firefox

I am new to Linux currently studying Computer Engineering and we were told we needed to install a Linux distro in our machines, I decided to install Debian 11. I've been able to resolve most problems ...
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MacBook 4,1 running Linux Mint Freezes on shutdown

[ OK ] Reached target Final Step [ OK ] Finished Power-Off. [ OK ] Reached target Power-Off. [27022.555948] sd-umoun[21227]: Failed to unmount /oldroot: device or resource busy [27022.560980] sd-...
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How To Reset Debian 11 Background to Default From Terminal (while headless)

In my Debian 11 computer, I changed the background from settings. As soon as this happened, the computer froze. I rebooted it, but anytime you log in it is a blank white screen with a topbar and ...
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GIMP on Linux Mint opens but does not work

In Linux Mint, the Gimp installed by the "Software Manager" opens but does not work. When you are going to paint something, the brush freezes, as shown in image below. The brush does not ...
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Debian Buster Freezing when Compiling Large Project

I've recently begun encountering an issue when attempting to compile a moderately large software project where my entire computer freezes. I can't get to another tty, I can't move the mouse. After ...
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Why do my Thinkserver TS140 with Ubuntu Server 20.04 freeze?

I have a Lenovo Thinkserver TS140 with SSD. I can install Ubuntu Desktop or Server 20.04 on the SSD and use it without any problems. But when I add a internal WD Red Pro 6 TB internal hard-drive (ext4)...
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After installing a new hard drive, I get system freezes

Just like the title, not sure why. I have unplugged the drive and all is well. No particularly unusual temp reports from my CPU or GPU, and last night it actually had the monitor off when it froze. ...
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How to kill processes waiting for frozen md raid?

Long story short, I had a frozen md raid and while trying to tear it down, I hit the following problem: # umount /path/to/mount/point umount: /path/to/mount/point: target is busy. # fuser -av -M -m /...
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laptop keyboard locks up after closing lid

I have a Dell Latitude 5500 and a Dell Latitude 7550. The 5500 has Debian 10 and KDE, and the 7550 has Ubuntu 20.04 with KDE. In both laptops, if I close the lid, when I open it later the built-in ...
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Why pgrep hangs when clang AddressSanitizer library is preloaded using LD_PRELOAD?

I noticed that when I set LD_PRELOAD env. variable to libclang_rt.asan-x86_64.so pgrep hangs. Why is this happening and how to avoid this? senx:/$ time pgrep anything real 0m0,022s user 0m0,...
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System freeze/crash on Asus q407iq whenever I don't use acpi=off

I have an Asus q407iq (bios 302, the latest) that I've installed kubuntu 20.10 onto. I've tried using kernels up to 5.12.1, I've tried using earlier os versions (+ other distros), and I've lost track ...
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External USB drive freezes, Ubuntu 18.04

I have a western digital USB drive connected to a Jetson Xavier via an ATOLLA USB 3.0 Hub. The usb drive works for quite a while, but then stops working. In order to get the drive to start working ...
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Debian 10 freezes, possibly related to running Zoom

I have two computers (henceforth referred to as computer 1 and computer 2, respectively) on which I run Debian 10. On computer 1, I have at two or three times had the computer seemingly freeze up, ...
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For testing purposes, is there a way to "limit" how much I/O requests can be made at the same time on Linux? Or for one specific application

This is a tough one, I don't know how to call what's happening, it seems to be something related to "intensive disk activity causes multi-threaded application to lock up". Or "I/O disk ...
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