Questions about the process of reporting bugs: what should be reported as a bug, Where should it be reported. Remember that reporting a bug itself is off topic.

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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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Stop/Avoid overlapping desktop icons?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. Icons on Desktop overlaps as follows: I want to avoid this and set icons' possible positions only on finite grid alignment. How to do/solve this?
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Where's cgconfig in Trusty?

I'm trying to create a cgroup where I can limit the resources used by Google Chrome after I hit a memory leak that froze my notebook. I followed the instructions here, here and here, but I've found ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - on every single boot strange popup keep showing, is this a bug?

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and every time i reboot i get this following popup, when i click close it always go back to abnormal resolution which i do not like to use. after reboot remain same problem, ...
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How to understand a lot of bug messages exactly after the start?

I receive a lot of annoying "system program problem detected" exactly after the start of my ubuntu (usually 5-6). And I can't understand what is it. Window is closing and nothing happens when I click ...
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Fixing options after switching to another desktop environment

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) and recently installed xubuntu-desktop environment. After switching to Xubuntu , There are some option not working like: Here following not works: About This ...
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How to deal with “Errors were found while checking the disk drive for /” in a server?

It seems a little stupid for a operating system this behavior in a SERVER operating system. The problem is very simple to replicate on Ubuntu Server: just change the date back in time and then reboot ...
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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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Often a single-click is interpreted as a double one, where to report?

I find that often a single-click is interpreted as a double one, does a single click on a file in Nautilus may open the file, same for things in Firefox, and in fact, I have seen the same behaviour on ...
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Ubuntu x window system random restart

SMH Well, after looking closer at the syslog file, I took a closer look at the problem: Sep 6 14:10:02 rapbox CRON[2310]: (root) CMD (pkill -KILL -u sam) And noticed the CRON part. My friend and ...
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ubuntu-bug packagename, what is the package name for laptop keyboard-layout bugs?

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Swedish laptop keyboard and the Ubuntu language is English. Every time I restart the computer the keyboard-layout switches away from Swedish keyboard-layout to English ...
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Is there a way to open a new unity desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 using the startx command without bugs?

When I'm in text mode and I use the startx command to open a second desktop environment, it never opens properly on Ubuntu desktop running with Unity. The toolbars on the left and top of the screen ...
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Applications freeze and does not respond to mouse click or keyboard commands

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop , it has 1.8 GiB RAM and 1.60GHz processor . After a while when I was browsing on Firefox while it just stopped responding to the mouse clicks and I ...
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Hided launcher does not show urgent icons

I'd like to use auto-hide option for the launcher. And in the other side, I use Pidgin messenger application, in this application when a buddy becomes on-line or off-line, its icon in the launcher ...
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Some problems in (K)ubuntu 15.04

I installed Kubutu 15.04 some days ago. Rather than beauty and almost big user-facing changes that rarely occurred in recent versions, I see some problem (bugs?!) in it: 1- In previous versions, ...
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Ubuntu LTS buggy display

I had searched around but find nothing useful. My (don't know to say right) "display" act weirdly. Please see image below. This happens randomly, approximate on an hour interval. I don't know why ...
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Problem occured while installing Ubuntu 14.04 - Package authentication failed

As you can see this is the syslog from my installation of ubuntu 14.04 and the authentication of the initramfs-tools package faild. I have 2 questions here How could that be? Where can I report ...
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Which package for console toggle bug?

I want to file a bug report on Launchpad about a problem with me not being able to switch to console view from the GUI loading screen on start up. When I try to toggle, the console view has been ...
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Ubuntu restarts after shutdown

I've a problem with my laptop(HP 4540s H6R10EA) that doesn't want to shut down under Ubuntu 14.04. It shut downs and after 2 secs starts again. Tried everything that I could find online: unchecked ...
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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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SDK Freezes when idle for 2 min

When I let the SDK sit open for about 2 minutes it starts freezing and I can't do any editing to the source unless I expand or minimize the app. I'm not sure on how to fix this. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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When a modal window opens, and there is a full screen window on the back, this full screen window gets in the front

I am using ubuntu 14.04, with metacity, but the same bug was happening also using Cinnamon. Basically I have a bash terminal in full screen mode. If I use an other program, and this program opens a ...
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How to fix: error report “Permission Error(13,'Access denied')” on Chrome GPU process crash?

UPDATE To avoid Chrome GPU process crashes I recommend xorg graphics drivers instead of any flgrx, even own-build one. Could be installed e.g. from Additional Drivers app. I'm not having any more ...
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Strange bug with sound slider

I have a strange bug with sound slider in Ubuntu 14.04. This problem was described here too but with no answer and the author was using another desktop - I'm using default Unity. I can confirm that ...
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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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info about wireless being greyed out on Lubuntu 13.04, after an OS upgrade

Hello all I'm adding this to provide some more information about this issue which lots of people seem to have seen: I've not got a full solution yet, but I can CONFIRM an oddball workaround which ...
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E: Unable to locate package libqt5scripttools5

I'm following a tutorial to compile something, I've followed it to the letter but I'm getting errors when trying to install some of the required packages... chaoss@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Savage S3 and Lubuntu (or any flavour) 12.10 big issue

Please be nice with me: I spent all the night with it and I'm exausted. I've got an old Acer Aspire1300 15"(512+256RAM and 1.3 mhz cpu). I tried all night installing Lubuntu, XUbuntu.. lspci -k ...
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How to prevent applications from separate workspaces all landing on a single workspace when docking back into docking-station?

Now that finally docking seems to be fully supported on my system, hurray!, I can address a relatively minor issue (or even a bug ?): Normally, I have (all) four workspaces populated with my standard ...
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secondary image in mate screenshot

I was taking a picture of a youtube video, using mate screenshot, when I noticed there is a secondary image on the lower right corner of the image. The ghost image was not visible when the the photo ...
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Ubuntu automatically logs out

Since the 15.10 Update, Ubuntu sometimes logs out automatically. It always happens while Chrome is opened, but not every time Chrome is opened. I couldn't figure out a pattern. Does anyone else have ...
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Possible bug? Cannot view filesystem type

I have plugged in an external hard drive. However, I noticed that I cannot view the file system type in 15.10. Is this a bug or do I need to install something additional? Image of problem
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Error: libavutil/x86/asm.h header is required for shared FFmpeg when compiling MPlayer

When I tried to compile it , it gives me the above error. I tried building the dependencies but it still does not work. The error message is as shown: Checking for QuickTime codecs ... yes Checking ...
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btrfs kenel error

getting some kernel error while mounting btrfs for remove the missing devices. Oct 19 07:31:57 backup kernel: [ 1883.691633] ------------[ cut here]------------ Oct 19 07:31:57 backup kernel: [ ...
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need a solution on automatic generating boxes

I had installed ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS today. Updated, Upgraded... But I am getting Help Box & Support Box generating automatically, which is so disturbing while working. Sometimes i have to click ...
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Bugs since last update (Ubuntu 15.04 - oct 6 2015): no more sound device

I made the last update as usually, but after the reboot, I noticed a bug. No sound anymore I figured there was no output in the speaker nor in the headset In the system setting panel / sound tab, ...
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esc key disables doubletap on touchpad surface

pres esc key DONT MOVE CURSOR double tap on touchpad surface nothing happened double tap again, fine now it works again goto step 1 :-) ... enjoy frustration :-) Note: do not use hardware buttons ...
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Am I being hacked or is this just a bug?

Ok, I'm going to try and keep this simple and list some of the random occurrences then give a bit of the story later. Bluetooth won't stay turned off Clicking sporadically won't work properly Dash ...
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Strange Graphical Glitches With Steam And DOTA2?

Are any of you guys having a graphical glitch with steam where drop-down menus are invisible ??? And in Dota2 in Heros section I get half the name of the 3 displayed heroes eaten up !!! probably ...
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ubuntu 14.04 64bits gets stuck while using it

I was having this issue previously, it gets stuck very often. I push power off button and then just a few minutes later it happens again. I reinstalled ubuntu thinking this might fix the issue. As ...
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Bits of windows getting “stuck” on top after switching workspaces, how to diagnose and report?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with the Xorg log tells me is a Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics card. Normally X is fine, but every so often when switching between workspaces, part of a window gets "stuck" ...
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How to fix wrong automatic time and date on Ubuntu 15.04?

I have set the system time setting to Automatically update from the Internet. However, the time is still off by around 6 hours (due to a possible bug). I tried : $ sudo hwclock --show Saturday 01 ...
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I can't install ubuntu onto Gigabyte Brix GB-BXi7H-5500

I'm Jackun. I bought GIGABYTE BRIX s (Model Name : GB-BXi7H-5500). This is ultra compact PC kit. It's intel core is i7-5500u. This chipset is based on broadwell. After I installed windows7 OS, I tried ...
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Is it Safe to install Ubuntu 15.04 with reinstall option without losing partitions

I am in Confusion that is it safer to install Ubuntu 15.04 ( or any other newer release) by the way of "erase Ubuntu and reinstall" option?? Because there was a bug in ubiquity which wipes out ...
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Evolution Crashes and Closes When I hit Inbox

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 and as from yesterday, Evolution started to close down automatically once I hit the "inbox" icon. When it loads, one of my sub folders is the selected folder. However, as I ...
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Letters appearing erased on Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS

Good evening, I'm a new Ubuntu user. I hardly have any idea of using the terminal properly (just started learning). I recently bought an HP 440 g2 probook dos machine and installed Ubuntu on it. My ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 either hangs or lags

I have lenovo z50-70 Memory:3.8gb Processor: intel i5-4200u 16ghz X 4 Graphics:intel haswell mobile I am trying to learn android programming through the udacity course, however after watching one or ...
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CPU usage becomes extremely high after opening laptop lid after upgrading to kernel 3.19

So I recently upgraded my kernel to 3.19, and now, whenever I close my laptop's lid and re-open it, the CPU usage will spike to ~75% on all four cores of my CPU. However, Activity Monitor doesn't list ...
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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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Should I file a bug report against xserver-xorg-input-synaptics?

I am following this handy guide: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingTouchpadDetection So the touchpad never worked, and a usb mouse does - so it directs me to look for something like they show, and I ...