Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon freezes

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shab
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Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon freezes

Post by shab » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:38 am

I am using Dell inspiron 15 laptop (A linux supported laptop). When i am working with some software’s, the system completely hangs / freeze. I could not use even keyboard or mouse. so at last, i'll press reset button. I am afraid that my hard disk will damage. the softwares i mention below

1) Winff
2) devede
3) dvd styler

I updated ffmpeg, python... but still issue not resolved. and no log files in syslog

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Re: Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon freezes

Post by deepakdeshp » Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:42 pm

You can try opening a terminal pressing ctrl alt F1 keys.
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 sudo shutdown 0
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I am using Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD processor . Memory 8GB

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Re: Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon freezes

Post by deepakdeshp » Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:45 pm

Use Ubuntu kernel update utility to install latest version of kernel 4.13. reboot and test
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Re: Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon freezes

Post by AZgl1500 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:33 am

it is Control ALT F2 on this laptop to get to the Terminal

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Re: Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon freezes

Post by Hoser Rob » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:43 am

All those programs mentioned are in the tested repos for 17.3 but I can't check the 18.x repos right now with apt-cache policy because I'm on my 17.3 netbook. How did you install those programs? From where?

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