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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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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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 ...
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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 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 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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System always start with “System program problem detected” dialog

Hello, I'm getting this error every time when I boot my computer. My Ubuntu installation is fresh and I was got a few error on last step while install Ubuntu (because i have problem with my CDROM ...
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How do I enable or disable Apport?

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.
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Should I be asked for my password when a bug report is sent?

First thing in the morning I started Ubuntu, and the Chrome browser. In the browser I visited a page with a password-field on it. So the password-ring popped up. Then a dialog popped up asking for a ...
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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

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, fully up-to-date. I'm new to Ubuntu. Whenever I start my system I face "System Program Problem Detected." Why is this happening? I ran sudo rm /var/crash/* but it again ...
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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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“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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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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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 ...
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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 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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What does “No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already” mean?

When installing a Linux kernel image package, I got, amongst other errors: No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already Where can I delete old reports so that Apport can ...
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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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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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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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What is the 'whoopsie' process and how can I remove it?

On one of my machines I have a process running called "whoopsie". I'm running 12.04 server and never specifically installed anything with this name. Google seems to imply that it has something to ...
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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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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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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-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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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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is it safe to remove apport?

Do I break anything if I sudo apt-get purge apport I have my secret business plan for world domination and who knows what's in a core dump? I've seen Ubuntu (in particular dconf) recreate config ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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 can I copy the text of an unreportable error?

Occasionally I receive an error report from Ubuntu with the option to send in the details of the error. However, if the error was generated from a non-official package (local installation or PPA) I ...
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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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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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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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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 ...