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

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 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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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 can I upload my .xsession-errors file to launchpad from the terminal?

I'm troubleshooting a GUI crash, so I only have TTY access to my system, and I need to upload my .xsession-errors file. Is there a command to upload a file to an already-existing bug?
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Why is the file /var/crash/_usr_lib_empathy_empathy-chat.1000.upload empty?

I just experienced an unusual crash: I tried to click on a name entry in the contact list of Empathy. A crash happened. Usually I am asked then if I'd like to report the error to Launchpad, and ...
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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 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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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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/usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py Error

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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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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ubuntu 12.10 intel gpu: compiz crashes

Today after last update my machine becomes totally unusable. A lot of messages about "Internal error" in /usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py and after a while window manager crashes ...
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Would installing debugging symbols help for reporting bugs?

I'm running a beta version of Ubuntu (12.10) and I've been reporting crashes through apport's automated system. I've glanced at the stacktraces for a couple of the issues and noticed a lot of what ...
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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-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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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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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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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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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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no password to report app crashes

How do I reset the password to report app crashes when the yellow "crash" icon appears in the desktop tray for xubuntu? It seems to be the same password for adding users. Note that I can add users ...
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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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Keep getting smbd errors, but apport asks questions I can't answer

What I want to know below is where to bug report the poor series of questions I'm being asked... Every time I reboot (at least), I get a crash dialog ("Sorry, Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal ...
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Starting crash report submission daemon [fail]

I get this error during boot each time. I suspect this is the reason of boot delay. * Starting crash report submission daemon [fail] How to fix it? if crash submission daemon is not needed, how ...
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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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apport-gtk crashed while answering Skype

Newly installed Skype crashes while receiving audio call with error apport-gtk crashed with Value in _apt_pkg(): package does not exist. Do I need to re-install the Skype or do something else?
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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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Unable to open applications after update to 12.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04, I get this message very often when I open any application. "Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal error". I used sudo sed -i s/enabled=1/enabled=0/ ...
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What actually happen when System Program Problem Detected dialog box appear?

What happen when System Program Problem detected appear, and I choose Yes to report it, then I input my password, but I'm not connected to the internet yet? Will the problem still be reported ...