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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“System program problem detected” in CGI

Recently, I installed Python 3 and enabled CGI scripts on my Apache 2.4.7 installation. I wrote some scripts (two, to be exact), saved them and made them executable so Apache can run it. But now, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Where do “internal error” error reports go?

Every so often Ubuntu detects an internal error that it reports with a dialog box that looks something like this: If I "Send an error report to help fix this problem" (via the checkbox), where do ...
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apportcheckresume recurring error and gnome shell fixations

Since installing Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome remix I encounter unpredictable and unwanted behavior of my system. Almost after each resume from suspend (or even after unlocking the screen after it goes blank) ...
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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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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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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 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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/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 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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Ubuntu 12.04 issues internal error / system problem [closed]

I am having massive problems with Ubuntu 12.04. After starting Ubuntu it takes maximum 20 seconds until the first error message shows up. I don't have the possibility to report the problem as ...
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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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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 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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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 ...