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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Live CD stalls when installing Ubuntu 13.10

Booting from Live CD Ubuntu 13.10 64bits, I can't get the installation page. Just a black page with a system prompt: "numbers" BUG: Soft lockup - CPU#1 Stuck for 22s. This repeats in a very short ...
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How do I report bugs on unity-webapps-preview? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I report a bug? I'm interested in reporting a bug against the unity-webapps-preview package from ppa:webapps/preview. However, I can't seem to find the right way ...
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Ubuntu file manager is not showing proper icons

I am a programmer; and I have noticed something odd lately. All files of a code language, but mostly python do not display the proper file icons. I know that this is not a "big deal". The reason it ...
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Inspite of set network-mode 3G type, getting 2G connection with mobile broadband

I have set 3G type at mobile-broadband setting: But I still getting 2G (EDGE) type very-slow connection: Also 3G network available as following: How to solve this and get only 3G (HSPA/WCDMA) ...
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How to patch Apache mod-proxy 3.0.1 with 3.0.1-1.1? [closed]

The command $ sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-proxy-html and then $sudo service apache2 restart fires: apache2: Syntax error on line 210 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on line 1 of ...
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Should I include logs that contain “sensitive information”?

Sometimes, when info is being collected by ubuntu-bug (either automatically following a program crash or by manually calling it) the following dialog pops up: Should I include these files or not? ...
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How can I get bug reporting help?

Often, I find issues with the internals of Ubuntu and I don't know how to effectively assign the bug to the right project/audience. Take this bug for example, regarding multiple monitor support. I'd ...
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Rebuild davfs2 with libneon27 instead of libneon27-gnutls [closed]

I can't connect to my office's sharepoint webdav with davfs2. According to http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=668968, it's a bug with the libneon27-gnutls instead of libneon27. How can ...
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How can I collect bug data to be submitted on another machine?

I know I can file a bug report on the local machine by running ubuntu-bug. But what about when I have a bug on another computer elsewhere so that it's not convenient to get to it physically to file a ...
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How do I install the necessary debug packages to report tracebacks in Kubuntu?

I've had many a Kubuntu install, but across all of them, I've had this problem. When KDE crashes, I get the "Crash Reporting Assistant" dialog that wants me to install debug symbols to get a full ...
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How do I make apport file a bug report automatically?

In 12.04 i get alot of Sorry, Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal error popups I found this tutorial on how to get rid of internal system error(webupd8). It disables apport. What i want is that ...
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I've got Internal Error whilst running a Ubuntu Beta. How to gather information and find out what it is?

Today, I was running the Ubuntu Beta (Ubuntu 12.04) and it experienced an internal error. I know I should file a bug report. However, I want to go check more detailed in the log files, but where are ...
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How to file a bug on GNOME's bugzilla?

I want to file a bug directly upstream to GNOME. Can someone give exact procedure for filing bugs on GNOME Bugzilla?
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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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Crackling and sound interruptions - speaker/headphone switching [closed]

Continuous crackling from moment Ubuntu starts up. When playing sound gives interruptions. I didn't experience any sound problem in Windows before I installed Ubuntu (ubuntu is great btw). ...
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Anything Mouse Like Isn't Seen by Ubuntu 13.10

I have a upgraded 13.10 from 13.04 and today this issue of anything that is mouse-like is not seen by Ubuntu. The only input device that works is my Wacom Tablet and it's pen. I already checked for ...
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How can I submit .crash files manually?

What process can I use to submit .crash files that aren't submitted to Ubuntu due to restrictions on my network?
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Bug report invalid, unupdated packages

I tried reporting a bug to launchpad, and it faulted with Please upgrade your system to the latest package versions I have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 beta 2 ten minutes before I tried to report the ...
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Window stuck on 'Force UEFI installation?' window

I'm using a Macbook Pro w/ Intel i5 processor and have attempted to install ubuntu 15.10, 64-bit as dual boot along with OSX. I booted Ubuntu using a USB and went through the installation process, ...
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14.04 - Can't print since 3.16-0-51-generic kernel update - how to report bug

I've confirmed that the problem is due to today's kernel update by rolling back to the -50 kernel and regaining the ability to print. I want to file a bug but I don't know where to start regarding a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth adapter no found

So, I've a HP 4540(H6R10EA) and my bluetooth is working fine under Windows 8.1, but when running Ubuntu 14.04(I've a dual boot) I can't enable it. I tried searching on the forums, but none of the ...
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Checking if a bug was fixed

How could i check if an issue was fixed with past updates ? Actually im looking for bug related with wireless can't connect after suspend mode in Ubuntu 14.04. At this moment i disabled all power ...
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How do I fix the missing reboot/shutdown issue in 13.10?

I am one of the unfortunate who has the problem in 13.10 whereby my reboot/shutdown button is missing from the menu bar. After googling around I found the bug being submitted but the fixes (which ...
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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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The bug reporting process prevents me from reporting my bug

I read through the Reporing Bugs Community Wiki. I am unsure exactly what kind of package to report my bug against. The problem is that my USB sound device will only work if connected at boot, but not ...
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Bug 12.10. No reply to the bug report or alternative to submit the report or bug not answered

First, I am new to Ubuntu, and then I was getting a recurring error: window titled "crash report" (it's contents are as below). There is Stop sign being shown at the top next to the battery indicator. ...
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What is the right way for reporting bugs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I report a bug? What's the best way to effectively report bugs? I want to report a bug in the Unity Launcher (as soon as you drop an application -namely ...
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How can I report a bug for two packages?

How can I make reports to several packages such as unity-2d and thunderbird for a bug with using Thunderbird in Unity 2D? When I type ubuntu-bug-report <package> it only lets me type in one!
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What is debugging and how do I get involved?

Well what is it? And how do I get involved?
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Bugs since last update (Ubuntu 15.04 - oct 6 2015): nautilus crashes

I made the last update as usually, but after the reboot, I noticed a bug. Nautilus freezes When I open nautilus, the window just becomes grey and... nothing. When I call it from terminal, I get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Bug - issue with my on-board networking adapter and the ACPI of my computer

This old bug affects me severely, I say old bug because it is very well documented in the following link: Bug report This bug results in two things: My on-board networking doesn't work, and trying ...
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Losing Drivers and Functionality on Ubuntu

I have a machine that runs ubuntu 13.10. It has been slowly but surely losing system functionality for a couple of months. Application center stopped working a couple of months ago because X Drawable ...