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It asks me for a PID, even though it didn't in previous versions. If I don't provide one or if I choose "other problem", it closes saying that I need a PID. If I put the symptoms in the terminal, it crashes saying there is no package matching the description.

I have several bugs that don't affect any of the options provided by "Ubuntu-bug" hence I would need to file it under "other problem".

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You can get the PID of a running program using the pidof <program name here> command. –  WarriorIng64 Oct 14 '11 at 14:27
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I know that. But I don't want to do that. also: bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/874266 –  tutuca Oct 14 '11 at 14:41
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You can type the package name if you think you know what the bug is about. For example, if its nautilus causing the problem type

ubuntu-bug nautilus

in your termial or by pressing Alt+F2. Or if it is firefox then type

ubuntu-bug firefox

Hope this helps.

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I know that. The thing is that I don't want to fill the bug on any particular package, or a package I don't know. –  tutuca Oct 14 '11 at 14:40
    
well, in that case you can just give a descriptive bug report without the apport details. After the developers read and understand your problem, they will ask you to give apport bug report with the right package name. –  Ubuntuser Oct 14 '11 at 16:19
    
riiight, what I'm saying is that apport doesn't let you do that. Although the helps says it should. –  tutuca Oct 15 '11 at 0:15
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