Whenever I re-unlock the login screen, everything freezes

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winxpwasgreat
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Whenever I re-unlock the login screen, everything freezes

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Can login at the beginning, but whenever either
- screen automatically locks / logs out due to inactivity
or
- I CTRL-ALT-DELETE-switchuser

once I re-login, everything becomes almost entirely frozen, with very slow (if any at all) responses.

How can I fix this? Very annoying.

Cinnamon 18.3 64bit v3.6.6
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Re: Whenever I re-unlock the login screen, everything freezes

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Re: Whenever I re-unlock the login screen, everything freezes

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winxpwasgreat wrote: Cinnamon 18.3 64bit v3.6.6
Whoever might be able to help you would need more info. Post the output of inxi -Fxxxrz here to provide some system details. Enclose it in code tags for better readability. e.g., [code]text[/code]
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Re: Whenever I re-unlock the login screen, everything freezes

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JoeFootball wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:52 am
winxpwasgreat wrote: Cinnamon 18.3 64bit v3.6.6
Whoever might be able to help you would need more info. Post the output of inxi -Fxxxrz here to provide some system details. Enclose it in code tags for better readability. e.g., [code]text[/code]

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System:    Host: xunilkcuf-HP-250-G4-Notebook-PC Kernel: 4.10.0-38-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.6 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) dm: lightdm
           Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia
Machine:   System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP 250 G4 Notebook PC v: Type1ProductConfigId
           Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 80C1 v: 96.38
           Bios: Insyde v: F.19 date: 08/27/2015
           Chassis: type: 10
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i5-5200U (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 8779
           clock speeds: min/max: 500/2700 MHz 1: 800 MHz 2: 799 MHz
           3: 850 MHz 4: 799 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel HD Graphics 5500 bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:1616
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1366x768@60.32hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 18.0.5 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card-1 Intel Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 chip-ID: 8086:9ca0
           Card-2 Intel Broadwell-U Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:03.0 chip-ID: 8086:160c
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.10.0-38-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
           driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 4000
           bus-ID: 07:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8168
           IF: enp7s0 state: down mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Broadcom and subsidiaries BCM43142 802.11b/g/n
           driver: wl bus-ID: 0d:00.0 chip-ID: 14e4:4365
           IF: wlp13s0 state: up mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 480.1GB (18.4% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: KINGSTON_SA400S3 size: 480.1GB serial: 50026B777801E9D2
Partition: ID-1: / size: 436G used: 79G (19%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 4.21GB used: 0.51GB (12%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda3
RAID:      System: supported: N/A
           No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
           Unused Devices: none
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 39.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Repos:     Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list
           deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list
           deb http://mirrors.evowise.com/linuxmint/packages sylvia main upstream import backport
           deb http://mirror.xtom.com.hk/ubuntu xenial main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http://mirror.xtom.com.hk/ubuntu xenial-updates main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http://mirror.xtom.com.hk/ubuntu xenial-backports main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial-security main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ xenial partner
Info:      Processes: 217 Uptime: 1:46 Memory: 1558.5/3865.4MB
           Init: systemd v: 229 runlevel: 5 default: 2 Gcc sys: 5.4.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.3.481 running in gnome-terminal-) inxi: 2.2.35 
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Re: Whenever I re-unlock the login screen, everything freezes

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winxpwasgreat wrote: Kernel: 4.10.0-38-generic x86_64
I'm not saying this is the cause of your problems, but I'm fairly sure that support for the 4.10.x kernel branch ended long ago (2017? very early 2018?).

For LM 18.3, the current version is 4.15.x, which is Long Term Support (LTS), good to April 2021.

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Re: Whenever I re-unlock the login screen, everything freezes

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JoeFootball wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 10:46 am
winxpwasgreat wrote: Kernel: 4.10.0-38-generic x86_64
I'm not saying this is the cause of your problems, but I'm fairly sure that support for the 4.10.x kernel branch ended long ago (2017? very early 2018?).

For LM 18.3, the current version is 4.15.x, which is Long Term Support (LTS), good to April 2021.

Joe
I regularly update everything the Update Manager tells me to update, i.e. I don't update the stuff marked as Risky because productivity is important to me.

Since even though me updating things I still have Kernel: 4.10.0-38-generic x86_64, I get linux mint failed once again by not automatically and safely updating something which is integral to update since is no longer supported.

Either I take the risk of messing everything up with an update marked as dangerous by the update manager, or I need to keep running an unsecure unsupported kernel. That's Linux for you!

I utterly despise this operative system and isolationist loser mindset of whoever makes the decisions.
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Re: Whenever I re-unlock the login screen, everything freezes

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They're not marked as Dangerous (level 5.) They're marked as Sensitive (level 4.)
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