Ubuntu sometimes stops responding

Michael michaelg at seadreamer.net
Tue Nov 17 20:45:42 UTC 2009

Diogo Branco wrote:
> Hi all, i have Ubuntu version 9.04 64 bits, sometimes when i am
> browsing the web with firefox 3.0 or shiretoko 3.5, the ubuntu machine
> stops responding i have to press reset button of the computer to
> restart the machine, i cannot find anything in the logs, my board is
> an asus p5b-e i dont know if is there any issues with this board and
> ubuntu i hoppe not.
> Regards, Diogo.

People having problems with Ubuntu locking up should reset their desktop 
visual effects to none.  Worked for me, two days now without a freeze.  
A new record.

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