Fluffman4 wrote:I built a desktop computer
remoulder wrote:Fluffman4 wrote:I built a desktop computer
Have you verified that there are no hardware issues before assuming the issue lies with the OS? Random freezing can be caused by many things - overheating, poorly seated components, mismatched or faulty components, insufficient power, etc. That said, there are many reports of newer kernels causing similar problems, perhaps you could try booting an older/different version of linux or perhaps Windows to see if you still have issues?
remoulder wrote:There are no free/open source hardware diags I'm aware of, which doesn't mean there aren't any. These are normally provided by the manufacturers on commercial machines.
System: Host aragog Kernel 3.6.0-jwg027+ x86_64 (64 bit) Distro Linux Mint Xfce Edition
CPU: Quad core Intel Core i5 760 (-MCP-) cache 8192 KB flags (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips 22381.6
Clock Speeds: (1) 1197.00 MHz (2) 1197.00 MHz (3) 1197.00 MHz (4) 1197.00 MHz
Graphics: Card NVIDIA GF108 [GeForce GT 440] X.Org 188.8.131.522 Res: firstname.lastname@example.org
GLX Renderer GeForce GT 440/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version 4.2.0 NVIDIA 304.48 Direct Rendering Yes
aquaman487 wrote:I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on the same machine that was crashing. I have used it for at least a week without any problems. I will try the new release of Mint to see if it is fixed. I don't know the issue and I tried everything I could think of. For whatever reason Ubuntu runs perfect on the same hardware. In the end I want to move to Mint because I like the UI much better.
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