I am using ubuntu 10.4 on a Sony vaio and I never had troubles with the previous versions...just in those days something strange is happening. With no apparent reason, few applications running, the system will just freeze...sometimes I would be able to open a further application, some other things not. I have tried everything (in my knowledge)...after which I simply use Alt F2, call the terminal and reboot (the only operation that the system will allow me to do
I have found no pattern of behaviour but his has happened with the following application running
Firefox, Openoffice and Rhythmbox
Firefox and Torrent
now Firefox alone (yes it might be firefox...but still, if I am not wrong it happened also when firefox was shut and I was working on openoffice)
now I have logged on into xfce environment to write this message (and I am using Midori as browser)...but I am really puzzled...could this be a bug?