Ubunto studio is really unstable on my Dell laptop (freezes often) and I just can't figure out why. Seems to be Mozilla or anything using web renderers, like VS Code. Can't find much on forums. Is this just me??

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@yaxu no, resources definitely aren't an issues, AFAIK. Tried logging processor/system resources to a file but I never see what happens when it freezes

@BITPRINT @yaxu I had weird sporadic freezes on my desktop, turned out a RAM stick had gone bad, replacing it fixed the problem. I didn't figure out how to do a memtest booted from grub, so I just booted into a rescue shell / single user mode and ran a userland memtest from there (Debian package 'memtester' iirc).

@mathr @yaxu you know what, it was unstable before and they replaced the entire machine because of a mainboard error. I'm beginning to think that this Dell laptop is just trash :(


Any chrome thing plus any other web engine causes problems for me. Especially teams.

@celesteh that sucks because basically everything is a web engine these days!


Usually it's just teams crashing. If I reboot right before a meeting, it's usually fine.

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