The system crash dialog is annoying me, how can I turn it off? I'd also like to know how to turn it back on just in case I need it to report a problem.
You need to edit
Graphical: Open a terminal with (CTRL+ALT+T) and type this:
and then push ENTER. You password is being typed, but will not display as dots.
A file editor is now open. Change enabled from "0" to a "1" so it looks like this:
To turn it off make it:
Now save your changes and close the file editor.
You can also use
See also :
The above script should stop apport, then take a backup of its configuration file, disable apport on boot, and lastly moves the backup to your home directory.
Don't disable apport. One of these days, you might have a sequence of crashes and never know it except for system bad behavior or some application-specific symptom.
The /var/crash directory is there to record any mishap. You might need it some day.
The repetitive crash pop-up behavior should now be gone. Also, the crash reports that you saved might be valuable in reporting a bug to launchpad.