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Sound Settings Crashes after setting up Simultaneous Output with paprefs

I am using elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera I want to use two audio output devices simultaneously. They are different physical cards. one is a usb dac and one is the built in line-out When i select ...
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Files app crashes on opening a folder with Unity 3D projects

I'm really loving the OS but I'm dual booting it atm with Windows 10. I have a D drive that I use to store projects and inside of it I have a large folder with my Unity 3D projects. Going to that ...
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Launching Files crashes the OS

I installed Elementary and a few packages and tweaks in about 15-20 minutes. Everything seems to run fine but if I launch the files app the OS instantly crashes. It’s like I typed sudo service lightdm ...
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[Solved]Sometimes lightdm crash and restart with no indication

Recently when I work with my laptop installed with elementary os,there's no indication the desktop crashed and lightdm restarted. This situation happens several times within days and let me worry ...
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Installer crashes

I am attempting a clean install an a laptop, however the installer keeps crashing near the end. The OS does run fine in a live session. The message is: "We're sorry; the installer crashed. After you ...
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Default music player crash

When I start the Music app and start scanning the music library closes without notice. In the terminal I get this error: ERROR:hashset.c:1552:gee_hash_set_iterator_real_next: assertion failed: (...
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NTFS and Music App Compatibilty

So I'm aware that similar questions have been asked regarding the Music app crashing on startup if I try to import some music while a drive in mounted. However none of the threads actually provide a ...
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random Firefox crashes when accessing the file system

Randomly when I have to download a file or even navigate to select a file to upload Firefox crashes. Not every time, but at some random point it would just quite and I would have to restart it, then ...
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Unexpected reboots / crashes

I am experiencing unexpected reboots / crashes of ElementaryOS. It happens during any sort of activity and even inactivity, because sometimes when I leave my laptop on overnight, it shows the drive ...
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How to add to the startup script?

My Elementary OS freezes and crashes on coping large files. I try apply a fix I did find on Ubuntu forums: to change content of two files. sudo sh -c 'echo $((48*1024*1024)) > /proc/sys/vm/...
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Elementary OS Crash at Partition HP Laptop

I'm trying to install elementary OS on a separate partition on my Windows 10 HP Laptop 15-da0xxx - and it gets as far as the "choose a partition screen", but when I press the +, -, or change buttons I ...
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Elementary freezes from time to time

I'm having troubles with Elementary OS, because it freezes several times a day. The whole system is suspending, cursor and everything doesn't work, but the music still still plays. Re-installing and ...
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AppCenter can't update Flatpak packages

Since yesterday, when I try to update those two recommended items, the process fails and the updates are still showing. Sometimes, but not always, AppCenter crashes and closes. All other updates are ...
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Is there any way to see what is causing the system to freeze?

My system has been freezing and I have to restart the PC pressing the power button and turn in it off, I think that is a fatal crash, I'm using mostly Google Chrome when this happen but I have tried ...
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Epiphany shows Oops Something went wrong while displaying this page

literally just installed Elementary OS 5.1 and while browsing the internet all of the sudden i spotted all tabs in Epiphany to show "Oops Something went wrong while displaying this page". After ...
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Spotify song change notification crashes pantheon

Whenever I play spotify, song change notifications cause my whole display to blank, and then come back in a way that looks like pantheon crashing. If I'm playing an album with some shorter tracks and ...
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Photos app keeps crashing and after this latest OS updates it got worse

Photos app which I had made my photo library app in beta version after upgrade to Juno was not reliable, it was slow, would stop working but now it repeatedly crashes. Nothing magical just to import ...
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Browser crashed on youtube-frontend site (invidio.us)

I tried to open (this video)[https://invidio.us/watch?v=BnzYqOn3VkY] on invidio.us and the browser dissapeared. I wondered how to find a log of the event and all I could think of was tailing dmegs. ...
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Xbox controller seems to cause freezing

I'm testing out Elementary OS as a gaming desktop distro and I think an Xbox Elite controller may be causing the OS to completely crash and make the mouse and keyboard AND my Razer Orbweaver (small ...
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Pantheon crashes while dragging and dropping

Sometimes the DE crashes while I move a file in a different directory. If I switch shell typing Ctrl+Alt+F2, to reboot, the prompt asks me to input the password but it does not recognize mine. Now, ...
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Why won't the Music App launch? [closed]

For the last few days, the Music App won't launch. I click on the icon, it appears in the dock, opens a window and closes down straight away, without giving me the chance to see what's happening. Any ...
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Juno 5.0 install / Try it option freezes with boot errors on dell i3180

I bought a new Dell at bestbuy with the reason on learning/using Linux and found that when I boot to the USB and Try the OS is works for a few seconds and freezes the computer. I tried to install and ...
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System crash after some idle time: Juno

I was working normally, had to go for a couple of hours. Left the system on, downloading an ISO in Opera, and a couple of more apps opened. When I came back, a black screen with a big cursor was on ...
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Music app crash

I have a little problem with the music app. When I try to play a .FLAC file, the application starts and shows a message (Analyzing Changes). Many seconds after, the application closes automatically. ...
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System Crashed After Gpu Driver Update

I have a problem with my gpu driver. I'm new in Linux World and i can't fix it. The problem is when i update gpu driver, system not responding after login screen. Please look at this image and video. ...
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Elementary OS hangs when using libreoffice

Okay, this is almost fresh install, installed about week ago. Today I started to write my essay with Libreoffice and found that this computer freezes about every 20 min when using Libreoffice. Screen ...
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Steam not working in Elementary OS Loki

When I try to start Steam, it just starts and closes for some reason. I use Elementary OS Loki. I installed steam using sudo apt install steam the output in the console when I tried to run it in ...
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Many application crashes 'Loki' some system hangs [closed]

Hi installation to SSD without swap (none recommended for SSD life). swapon -s returns null, and i've set swap in fstab thus: UUID=******* swap swap sw, noauto 0 0 Im a Linux user for years BUT on ...
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Laptop crashes with TexMaker

It turns out that TexMaker, after compiling several times, crashes when I compile another one. First it appeared: "Error: file not found", and then TexMaker closes and then dozens of alerts of "Close ...
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Slingshot crashes when I type to search

This question has been asked before, but went unanswered once, and was closed once for being apparently off-topic. So opening this again. I installed alacarte and deleted a duplicate entry for ...
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External monitor freezes OS

Sometimes when I plug in an external monitor via HDMI, my OS freezes up. Sometimes it happens immediately, other times it happens later. This happens about 60% of the time. I'm running a 2017 Dell ...
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Wingpanel crashing with string_contains: assertion 'self != NULL' failed [closed]

since last Friday, my wingpanel (and settings) are crashing. I didn't change OS in any way except some OS updates. I tried several fixes found on stackexchange, reddit and bug reports including: ...
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Searching in Slingshot causes Wingpanel Crash [closed]

Whenever I type anything into Slingshot, both Slingshot and Wingpanel freeze, crash, and reload. Noticed this after uninstalling Epiphany, am I not supposed to uninstall it? I have reinstalled ...
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(solved) System freeze when pluging usb device or power cable

I had issue installing Loki but I had it done with the help on an other post see the post here for the whole topic I managed to install the kernel 4.10 and nvidia 381. I turn off the dGPU with ...
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Loki freezes every few hours since monday 6/3

I think that since I've installed an update on March 6, i started to experience freezes in the system Every few hours everything suddenly freezes and leaves no option but to restart the laptop. There'...
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Wingpanel crashes on search

Installed alacarte menu editor, deleted "Install Elementary OS" icon, now when I try to search for an application, it crashes. I also did an update & upgrade, so that may have caused it too ...
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Elementary Loki crashes frequently

Recent (second) clean install of Loki freezes intermittently. If left running, it would freeze 4-8 times per day. If there is music playing, the music will sometimes continue normally while the ...
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Elementary crashing on desktop login

I recently bought aa Razer Blade Stealth laptop which I'm having issues with Elementary Loki on. This laptop uses the 7th gen Intel Kaby Lake chipset with an HD 620 graphics chip and a HIDPI ...
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screenshot-tool crashed and my system is stuck with obscured text

I was using the nice screenshot-tool on elementary loki and after taking a screenshot of a window it crashed without prompting for saving the screenshot. Now my system is stuck with the obscured text, ...
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Elementary OS freezes while watching Video or when connecting to a SMB server

So I installed Elementary OS and its really great, but I have a big issue with it. The whole system crashes or freezes (no cursor movement or ctrl + alt + f1) when watching video with the "Video" ...
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Spotify crashing the wingpanel (loki)

Everything was working perfectly until some days ago, but now every time I open the spotify app the wingpanel crashes. I'm not sure if it was an update on spotify itself or something within Elementary....
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Loki freezes after screen locks itself

Loki turns off the screen after 10-15 Minutes of inactivity. At the same time it looks the screen automatically. When I wake the computer, the log in screen appears as it should and I can log in. But ...
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Xmind 7.5 / 7.0 crash on startup

I'm running Elementary OS Freya. Since last version 7.0, Xmind crash on startup. It shows the Splash Page, open the main program, the computer to be sluggish and after some seconds (~15-30 sec). It ...
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Freya crashes when exiting full-screen from youtube

As I exit out of full-screen from youtube, the picture on the computer is frozen. I can still hear the audio and the cursor can move but I cannot interact with the OS and the screen seems to be frozen....
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Geary crashing when looking through emails

Geary crashes after clicking through a few e-mails on the left panel.Not sure why,This hasn't been happening for very long.
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Black screen and freeze within a minute of boot [closed]

I have installed elementary freya on it's own partition so that I can dual boot it with Windows 10. Within a minute of booting, the screen will go black, return to normal and then freeze. ctrl+alt+F1 ...
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Elementary OS is unstable when using with a 6th Gen CPU

I just got a new 6th Gen machine and installed Elementary OS in it. Things are a lot unstable. VLC crash, my editor Brackets crash, system hangs. Might be related to graphics? Im not using an external ...
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elementary OS crashed and doesn’t boot

I have installed Chrome using this steps: Add Key Set repository Install package using apt-get But it didn’t start after I have clicked on new icon. After that I ran apt-upgrade. Then I decided to ...
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After working a while, Freya freezes every process except mouse [closed]

Good morning community, I already posted my first error experience on: Alt-Tab when LibreOffice is open causes OS to crash I really don't get it what is happening... Working as a WebDev, with ...
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GIMP crashes on launch

When launching GIMP, I receive the following message: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module" Bus error (core dumped) Before it was also included: Gtk-Message: Failed to ...