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Since I upgraded from 10.01 to 12.04 I get this every time.

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executive path-------user/lib/indicator-application/indicator-application-service...
Package--------------indicator-application0.50-0ubuntu1
Problem type---------crash

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apport is a debugging tool that is used to generate crash reports. This was not enabled by default in previous versions but in Ubuntu 12.04 it is. To avoid this, the Apport can be disabled by force. One drawback of doing it will be that you wont see the crash report.

To disable apport, you need to modify the /etc/default/apport file. Use the command below to open the file in GEdit text editor:

gksu gedit /etc/default/apport

The content of the file is:

# set this to 0 to disable apport, or to 1 to enable it
# you can temporarily override this with
# sudo service apport start force_start=1
enabled=1

Change the enabled=1 to enabled=0. Save and close the file and the pop-up should stay away.

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thanks very much, I switched to Xubutu, which is much better –  Giri Rao Feb 15 '13 at 13:49

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