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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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 can I edit a file without log in?

Ubuntu crashes after I login. I never see the desktop at all, it just throws up an error, "Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal error usr/bin/nm-applet". I tried both the administrator account, ...
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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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Apport takes a long time to process errors before display

Whenever there's a problem with a program, Apport opens up. This is fine, I like to see the cause when there's errors. However, the "loading" of the parsed bug, which happens after the ...
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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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Error reports and excessive data usage?

I recently ran ifconfig on my Ubuntu 13.10 system and noted an extremely high amount (60 GB+) of transmitted data. A check of System Monitor also showed a continuous stream of outgoing data at about ...
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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 ...
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Print the Error Report [duplicate]

When I start my Ubuntu 12.04, I often get an Error "Sorry, Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal error. If you notice further problems, try restarting the computer." How to print or save this ...
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How do I disable Apport for my user account?

Every time my Python program ends, I get the following: close failed in file object destructor: IOError: [Errno 9] Bad file descriptor Error in sys.excepthook: Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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How does one get a hold of the details regarding a system/application crash

Is there a way to generate a decent looking report with the /var/share/apport/*.crash files? If not, how does one get a hold of the details regarding a past system error?
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error processing linux-generic-lts-quantal, dependency problems - leaving unconfigured

This happened during this mornings dist-upgrade along with apport failure. :~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Ubuntu start error

I have a 64-bit Ubuntu 12.10, which at start up displays an error. I click on "Send report", but it always fails, displaying: Failed to run /usr/share/apport/apport-gtk as user root. The underlying ...
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“System problem detected” password fail [closed]

I have multiple Ubuntu Precise servers and workstations, all of which suffer from the same really infuriating problem: when the "System Problem Detected" dialog comes up due to something or other ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal error. -> ExecutablePath /usr/bin/lsb_release

Running Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. Recently I start seeing this internal error any time after I open the terminal and today after I opened a file in gedit. Could anybody explain me what cause the error and ...
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apport package hook for 3rd-party package not being called

I have a proprietary package, installed via a .deb file. The package provides an upstart script which uses the respawn stanza - i.e. the executable gets restarted when it is killed, even with a ...
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I regret choosing to hide a particular error, how can I show it again? [duplicate]

When an application error occurs, Ubuntu prompts asking if you want to submit it and/or hide future errors of this type (e.g. a particular error from a particular application). I have opted to hide ...
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Nautilus Dual Monitor issue

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and 2 monitors. My left monitor is the laptop screen and the right monitor is an external monitor. Whenever I open a nautilus window in my right (external) monitor and double ...
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/usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py - Another case of this issue on 12.04 update

I am aware that this has already been reported in various places, I've searched using the forum and the 'similar questions' but I've not seen any solutions as of yet. Hopefully this question will aid ...
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apport-gpu-error-intel.py in 12.10

The same error as described here appears again in Ubuntu 12.10. I get it several times a day. xdiagnose 3.2.3 is installed. Here is a screenshot of the details: Hope you can help. If you need any ...
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How to fix error after a release-update to Ubuntu 12.10?

I have freshly reinstalled 12.10 and have NOT updated. After the last update on about March 26th I started getting usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py errors. Reinstalled and updated same ...
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“System program problem detected” with apport-gpu-error-intel.py

My Ubuntu 12.10 was working fine, until a week ago when a software update was installed. Now, every two minutes, the computer hangs for a couple of seconds, and then an error message pops up saying ...
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Error Reporting [duplicate]

I am relatively new to Ubuntu (have installed 12.1 on my desktop). There are certain software updates done by Ubuntu automatically without asking for password recently. Every now and then it now ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 + Intel GPU: random freezes

I have a ThinkPad T420 with Intel Graphics, and an external monitor through DisplayPort. I was running 12.10 with no problems, but 2 days ago, after an update, my system started to crash with no ...
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/usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py Error [duplicate]

I was on Ubuntu 12.10 and ran the system updates and after the re-install, the system became unstable and kept prompting me with the message "System Issue" and this as the error per Ubuntu ...
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How do I disable Apport from including a core dump?

Intro: apport is a python applicaton running on ubuntu which automates bug reporting. In case of a crash it determines which application crashed, and auto generates a detailed report on the crash, ...
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Apport support for non ubuntu packages

I have been reading about apport and its usage for a week by now. But could not understand the below things. Scenario: I have developed an application and packaged it. And its name is MyApp.deb. The ...