Apport is a system which intercepts crashes when they happen, gathers information about crashes and files reports about crashes amongst other features.

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Is apport enabled or disabled according to the terminal response below?

I am new to Ubuntu/Lubuntu and I am using 16.04. After an install error, I chose "yes" thinking I was approving error reporting but "yes" was to stop error reporting. I researched error reporting and ...
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How to disable the “System problem detected” without disabling apport completly?

Is there a way to leave apport running in the background, creating its crash files in /var/crash but without Unity notifying the user about it? Removing apport-gtk only removes the application that ...
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After submitting a .crash file using apport, I get no feedback URL to Launchpad, whoopsie reports the crash is already reported

I have done this many times before and it has always worked so I don't know what the problem is now, I even had a look at this but still can't get it working. virt-manager had a crash, it created a ....
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How do i fix dependency issue with apport and apt-get (ubuntu 16.04 upgraded from 14.04)

I'm having trouble with dependencies and apt-get upgrade. I've looked around and tried a group of approches from this site and other stuff found on google. b@asus:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading ...
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Ubuntu 16.04. Best way to disable apport? [duplicate]

I have been searching for ways to do this in 16.04, but most instructions that I've found are for 14.04. I don't think it will work, since Ubuntu 16.04 uses systemd. Can someone please guide me?
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Reduce shutdown time?

How can I reduce shutdown time? The guest session takes only 1 second, but my session take about 10 seconds. I checked the first answer here, but apport doesn't show any thing is their any way to ...
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what did apport send as an error?

This is what I found so far: thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ cat /var/log/apport.log ERROR: apport (pid 4232) Mon Mar 7 01:21:55 2016: called for pid 4231, signal 11, core limit 0 ERROR: apport (...
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Ubuntu 15.10 core files not found although core_pattern looks ok

On Ubuntu 15.10 I can not find the core files dumped by my program. ulimit is set to unlimited. After uninstalling the apport service, the /proc/sys/kernel/core_pattern file only contains core which ...
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How to receive a desktop notification on a kernel lockup or bug/warning?

Apport doesn't react at all on any segfaults/problems warnings that happen in kernel [modules], the only way I know of to see them is to check kernel log (dmesg). I'd like to receive a notification ...
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Where is my bug report sent?

How can I track my bug status after clicking "Continue" to "Send an error report to fix this problem"? I have reported the bug a while ago and so far no fix. Has the bug been even reported to ...
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Cannot get kdump to dump a vmcore using crashkernel

I'm trying to get kernel crashdump to work properly in Ubuntu 15.10 with the stock 4.2.0-22-generic kernel. I have followed the methods described here and here precisely. But, when I manually trigger ...
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Create bug report from “Sorry, Ubuntu 14.04 has experienced an internal error” [duplicate]

I get this message very often: it happens 1-2 times daily, since ~1 year. The default is to send an error report "to help fix this problem". It's clear that not all error reports can go to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS fresh install multiple errors

Every few minutes I get an error about an internal error. /usr/share/apport/apport-gtk apport-gtk 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.11 the software center crashes after being open about a minute Firefox crashes almost ...
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How to provoke apport dialog for testing?

I'm investigating apport issue 1505368 and would like to reproduce the situation after an application crash where the apport dialog pops up asks to restart or close the crashed application (and ...
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Enable crash dumps for non-packaged

We have an application foo, which I installed manually on a Ubuntu machine (packaging is not an option). foo is called from a script. Now, when this application crashes, I do get an entry in /var/...
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We are running on our guest account and I need to disable APPORT…HELP!

I am new to the whole linix and ubuntu programs. I recently was able to recover our main account with help through this site, and have run into another problem. When I try to log in on the main user ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 3541 Ubuntu installation failure

Installation fails on my Dell 15 3541 with Ubuntu 12.04.1 OEM edition. Does not go past creation of Ubuntu One account. Apport failure during installation.
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Restore apport windows when applications crash

I decided to hide apport windows about a specific crash. ( "Ignore future problem of this type") Now I would like to be alerted when this specific crash happens, how can I do to revert this change ? ...
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“System program problem detected”-error at startup, Lubuntu 14.04

I get the above error every time at startup. Removing files in /var/crash/ doesn't help me - the error message returns when I reboot. How can I do something about the actual error (if there is one), ...
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Is it safe to turn off apport reporting in xdiagnose?

Since about one month, I experience multiple System program problem detected when I start a session in Ubuntu. I didn't notice any further problems so I could work with the system without any trouble....
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How to copy/paste from “Sorry, the application XXX has stopped unexpectedly”

An app just crashed and I want to copy the error message and paste it into a search engine to hopefully find a solution. Unfortunately the error dialog does not allow me to copy/paste anything: In ...
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How can I find a bug reported by the bug reporting tool?

I keep getting the "internal error" messages when suspending/resuming (and sometimes the system fails to suspend and acts weird), and whenever the error message pops up, I tell it to send an error ...
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Replace your changes in '/etc/ati/atiapfxx'

I am facing a problem since few weeks with updating my Ubuntu. Usually I receive a notice for updating my Ubuntu, I click download and install, it is be done smoothly. A few weeks back Ubuntu ...
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How to edit the core dump pattern without disabling apport?

Currently I have enabled core dumps by editing /etc/limits.conf and addig * soft core unlimited as well as using ulimit -c unlimited. But the core_pattern is this: kernel.core_pattern = |/usr/share/...
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How to keep terminal for installation of debugging symbols of apport's local investigation alive?

apport allows to investigate crashes locally and to either start a gdb session, get a backtrace or install debugging symbols in that local investigation. When choosing the latter a gnome-terminal is ...
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What controls apport's behavior for saving core dumps?

apport is configured (default) to handle my system's core dumps (in /proc/sys/kernel/core_pattern: |/usr/share/apport/apport %p %s %c %P). It's behavior is mysterious to me: Sometimes it saves core ...
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“System problem detected” in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

When I start my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine, the following dialog comes always. If I cancel it and restart, now also it simply comes again and I cannot stop it from coming. My privacy setting as ...
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How to report a bug on a different issue?

When using the apport system to report Ubuntu bugs, I type in this in Terminal and press enter: ubuntu-bug That then launches up a window which looks like this: And as what I am reporting has ...
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Apache envvars syntax error

How do I fix this syntax error: AH00526: Syntax error on line 4 of /etc/apache2/envvars: Invalid command 'unset', perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration ...
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Is apport/whoopsie only able to report bugs to Ubuntu's system (launchpad?)?

My company is creating a private package for use with Ubuntu, available from our private APT repository. If a crash dump associated with our package is generated by apport/whoopsie, and a user ...
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First time with apport

Today, when I turned on the laptop to update Ubuntu, I got an error "System program problem detected" after logging in. I thought it was an bug, so I updated the computer and restarted it, but the the ...
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How do I report bugs about apport?

I'm having issues with Apport randomly launching, telling me that there was a crash (usually in background applications), and asking if I want to report it. When I look at the application, everything ...
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“System Problem Detected Apport” - How to send reports by default?

I use a lot of wine apps that sometimes cause UI problems. Is there anyway I can configure Ubuntu to send these reports by default instead of it prompting me every time and me entering the root ...
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How well is Ubuntu and Apport handling user's crash reporting process?

The unattended-upgrade exited with some error, and later in the Desktop session, I was asked to enter my password to be able to view some error occured which was a crash report for unattended-upgrade. ...
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Apport is not creating .crash file for java crashes

I am having issues on production server, It is groovy/grails application and I am using quartz to run many crons. There is one cron which is when enabled crashes the JVM. I have no idea why. I can't ...
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Ignore specific programme's crashes in apport

If you have to use a program that crashes regularly some people tend to uninstall apport (which you should not) So how could we exclude a program from apport's notifications?
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How do I get access to apport crash logs? [duplicate]

I develop a program that is available from the official Ubuntu repositories. Is it possible for me to get access to the automatic crash reports, generated with apport, and do I need do implement ...
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Should I be worried about “Ubuntu experienced internal error on restart” errors?

Whenever I restart I get an ubuntu experienced internal error asking for details shows the crash is located in usr/bin/xorg. Should I be worried about this? So far I have not found out what is ...
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Apport error reporting privacy issues

As apport is enabled by default since 12.04 I thought it would be important to get some much needed clarifications on certain privacy questions that have been bugging me. How paranoid is apport ...
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Where do “report issues” go? [duplicate]

I seem to have these messages pop up that says: Ubuntu has experienced an issue do you want to report it? This seems to occur a lot especially after the system freezes up for ten minutes or ...
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Does the Ubuntu upload oops to kernelopps.org?

I would like my kernel oops to be send to http://kerneloops.org. Ubuntu uses Whoopsie/Apport to intercept these crashes but sends them to https://daisy.ubuntu.com. Does Whoopsie/Apport send these ...
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Cannot purge roundup

I was trying to purge roundup, and aptitude has output the following error lines: update-rc.d: /etc/init.d/roundup exists during rc.d purge (use -f to force) dpkg: error processing roundup (--purge): ...
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How do I disable error reporting to Canonical, but keep Apport enabled?

I disabled error reporting in Privacy Settings, however apport still connects to people.canonical.com and sends crash dumps. It even asks, if I want to include configuration files, which I have edited....
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Is there a way to prevent crash report uploads monopolizing network connection?

I have experienced a few crashes on 14.04 and have selected the option to send crash report. Once the upload starts, my browser and mail client fail to connect to the network until crash upload ...
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How can I find my Bug-report on launchpad that I submitted from the Desktop?

How can I find my Bug-report that I submitted from the Desktop on launchpad? I have found a partial solution to my own question: The program that sends the Bug-reports from the desktop is called ...
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apport-gtk 100% CPU usage on startup on Ubuntu (14.04 LTS)

I'm getting 100% CPU usage at startup consistently by apport-gtk as shown here. According to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Apport, Apport shouldn't even be running on my machine since it's not a beta ...
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how to run “apport-collect 1311262” in ubuntu 14.04

I have file a bug in launchpad ubuntu. They asked me to run "apport-collect 1311262". I am unsure how to do this. Please help me do this. Thanks.
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Unable to generate core dump after apport disable

Hi I'm currently programming c++ on Ubuntu and am unable to generate a core dump with a segmentation fault. I just get "Segementation fault" and not the (core dump) I have set ulimit -c unlimited. I ...
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Apport Vs Whoopsie! [duplicate]

From my readings I found that both do the same job by collecting crash reports to send it to Canonical. So why there is two daemon processes doing the same Job? If there differences between them, ...
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apport-collect <bug_no> returning “No route to host”

I just filed a bug on launchpad, for which I have been asked to submit the output of: apport-collect 1296270 However, when I run this command, I get the following output: ERROR: connecting to ...