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All my browsers keep crashing

All my browsers are either crashing or abruptly closing themselves or the tab dies and I have to refresh.
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ElementaryOS crashes while watching YouTube videos

I switched recently to elementaryOS. It just works fine but it crashes while watching YouTube videos. Sound starts repeating and machine become unresponsive. Or sound goes on but machine is ...
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When I try to run any other os than Windows 10 on dual-boot, pc randomly hard restarts itself

I used to dual-boot ubuntu and windows 10 in summer 2019, it worked just fine. Several months later installed ubuntu again because I formatted the partitions ubuntu was on and it would frequently hard ...
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Installer crashes when trying to select disk

When I boot into usb to install and I click install everything is alright but when I arrive to the part of choosing which disk I wanna install in it crashes. To be more specific it crashes when I ...
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How can I upgrade VMware view client from version 4.10 on Elementary 5.7 without losing video and crashing the client?

When trying to upgrade the VMware Horizon client past version 4.10 the remote screen does not display and it crashes the client. I suspect this may have something to do with Pantheon but I am not ...
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Resolving System Freezing / Crashes

For background, I'm new to Elementary OS, but have been using Linux (mostly Ubuntu) for over a decade as a casual user (not a power user). This is the first distro that I've installed on my desktop ...
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Apt related error (maybe appcenter?)

Sometimes, I think when I use AppCenter, my laptop randomly starts overworking itself. Upon investigation, it turns out that the log file /var/log/apt/term.log gets spammed with the lines Use of ...
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Elementary OS Freezes Randomly after booting [AMD Ryzen 7]

Disclaimer: Newbie to Linux! Recently installed Elementary OS as my main driver (not dual) booting for my Dell Inspiron laptop. Issue: System freezes randomly. Sometimes the freeze is just the display ...
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AppCenter crashes after a few seconds

When I start AppCenter, it runs for a few seconds and then crashes. I tried reinstalling AppCenter as suggested in this answer, but that didn't fix the problem. Initially, AppCenter started without ...
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My elementary OS on SSD on a INspirion 3552 keep frozen. All the time

My Elementary Os 5.6 on a Inspiron 3552 with a SSD and 58 g ram, allongside Windows 10, is buggy, mouse stop working, or the OS completly respond to any command. ANd this is 3 times a weeks. We try to ...
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I can't install it

I downloaded it to a USB and used Rufus to make it an ISO. I put it in another computer and when I choose install, there are no options to download the OS, then it crashes and opens the tryal version.
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Installer crashes when selecting partition, and using trial mode

after searching the net I decided to post my problem here. I'm trying to install Elementary OS with a CD , dual boot with windows 10. Created a 2nd partition, on which I'm trying to install it. I ...
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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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[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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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 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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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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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 ...