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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apport unable to report a crash

This issue is not new, however in the past upgrading all packages worked but not now. After a compiz crash I run sudo apport-bug /var/crash/_usr_bin_compiz.1001.crash then typical window for crash ...
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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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ubuntu 14.04 error -kerneloops -keeps hibernating

says the error path is here: usr/share/apport/apportcheckresume/ I've googled it and I can't figure out a fix, but looks like others have this problem. is there something I can download and install ...
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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 = ...
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Tried to report a bug, and apport crashed

Running Kubuntu 14.04,and I tried to upgrade to 14.10. The upgrader crashed. Tried to file a bug report on that crash, and got the following crash: $ apport-bug ubuntu-release-upgrader-core Traceback ...
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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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Freeze on Loading Screen at Shutdown and Boot + apport Error Message

Yesterday I dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1, which came pre-installed on my Dell Inspiron 11. Since then, the Ubuntu loading screen with the orange and white dots has frozen numerous ...
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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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Apport : unable to create core dump for my application

I have been installing application from the software-center and after crash, apport is not able to save core dump file to cwd. Apport logs are saying: ERROR: apport (pid 22456) Fri Nov 14 11:09:35 ...
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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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Can I follow progress on autosubmitted bugs?

I know how to subscribe to a bug on Launchpad if I create it or find it myself. However, when Ubuntu encounters a problem and I click "Send" to submit the bug report automatically, how can I find that ...
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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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How to make apport automatically submit crash information?

Something crashes, I get a popup asking me to submit crash information. I want to do this automatically.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How can I read a crash file from /var/crash

php-frm crashed on us and dumped a file in /var/crash/_usr_sbin_php5-fpm.1002.crash There is some info in that file but what I'm after is in the section called CoreDump in a base64 encoded format. ...
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How to unhide application crash reports in lubuntu?

I had lxappearance crash a few times when trying to install icon themes as described here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lxappearance/+bug/952997 The first few times there was crash ...
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How to permanently edit the core_pattern file?

I am trying to locate my coredump file in ubuntu 12.04 LTS but I cant. The problem is that I have to edit the core_pattern file content after every reboot to get it, because apport doesn't work (don't ...
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Is there a way to get information about an auto reported bug?

When I try suspend to RAM and resume, system freezes. On next session system detects the problem and gives me a way to report it to developers. This problem has been there a long time. Is there a way ...
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what is “System program problem detected” notification about and how to fix it?

I will start by saying this is not a duplicate of System Program Problem Detected nor "System Program Problem Detected". I do not want to disable apport. I want to find a way to know what is ...
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How can I check if an Apport report does not contain any sensitive information?

I know the crash reports are stored at /var/crash. But can I do something to check that the report does not contain any sensitive information? Where can I find the list of reports that I or other ...
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How confidential are automatic crash reports made by apport?

I noticed that starting with Ubuntu 13.10 (or maybe 13.04), thunderbird crash reports are handled by apport, while they were handled by Mozilla's tool before. Question How confidential are automatic ...
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ubuntu 13.10 has exerienced a internal error

my ubuntu 13.10 is showing an error message every time when i switch on my laptop..earlier i had ubuntu 13.04 and it was also showing some error messages...so i decided to update to latest version ...
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Why does update-notifier contains system-crash-notification?

I just had "System Program Problem Detected" window appearing several times before user session even started (I have KDM with autologin to locked session). I traced it with xprop to being ...
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How to stop/kill “usr/share/python usr/share/apport/apport”

I have this process "usr/share/python usr/share/apport/apport" I cannot kill it by PID as the PID is changing to fast as the process keep restarting.
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I'm getting a lot of “System program problem detected” error dialogs, is there any way I can make them go away? [duplicate]

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 I get a lot of error messages with no info when the desktop starts: How can I solve this? I tried to update and install kde-full and gnome. But it was not solved.
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apport-retrace fails with error: report file does not contain one of the required fields

I installed an application from the developer's website and it was crashing. I tried using this form of apport-retrace to get a report I could email to the dev myself: apport-retrace --confirm --gdb ...
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Do I have to specify the package version when reporting a bug with ubuntu-bug?

Reporting a bug from Ubuntu using the ubuntu-bug [package] command adds a couple of attached files to the bug, that include relevant information about a bug and that package. However, when filling ...
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how to read and use crash reports?

A small independent application is crashing on my system (Kubuntu 12.04). I want to manually review the info in the crash report and then email the relevant parts to the developer. The file is located ...
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Where do the system error reports go?

Every once in a while an error pops up, so there's this dialogue box which asks if one would like to inform Ubuntu about it. Upon confirming, where does this report go? Can it be followed up? If it is ...