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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CPU Load is 100% non-stop after installing 500 new fonts

Since I installed 500 new fonts and cleaned data with BleachBit, My CPU loading is 100% non-stop every time I turn on my laptop or restart it. After waiting few time in power off, I switched it on ...
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Problems with keyboard layout change. Local issue or bug?

In the past week and a half there have been many Ubuntu Base upgrades, and i did not restart each time after an upgrade. Now that i have restarted the changing between languages via the shortcut ...
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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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How to report an Ubuntu bug without using apport [duplicate]

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 64 bit, kernel 3.2.0-58 I used to be able to report a bug to Ubuntu by simply double clicking on the .crash files in directory /var/crash. Last week I changed internet service ...
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Not exactly a question: whoopsie problems during dist-upgrade in saucy

It's not a question but I think it can be useful ... While dist-upgrading a saucy custom DVD, I've got an error about whoopsie: invoke-rc.d: unknown initscript, /etc/init.d/whoopsie not found. ...
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What is the role of a Bug reporter?

What is the role of a Bug reporter in reporting bugs and after reporting bugs? When and how can he get out of the bug-related problem? Most people get the benefits of the bug report after the bug is ...
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Problem Hidden Alt + Tab, Unity minimize bug? (ubuntu 13.10)

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10. Often when I have multiple windows of the same type open, when I click their Unity icon twice to select windows, only one window will show. The rest will have a space on the ...
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After removed app, the launcher keeps at unity

I've downloaded manage-launcher from Software Center then, after, have removed it. But it keeps at the unity. I've already seek for the .desktop file at /usr/share/applications, but nothing is there. ...
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Keyboard shortcuts are unreliable

Running natively, I'm noticing often that Ubuntu keyboard shortcuts for things like workspace switching and terminal are unreliable - that is, sometimes they have no effect and it will stay that way ...
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Ubuntu not working properly on the new Lenovo X1 Carbon [closed]

I've recently changed my lenovo thinkpad X1 carbon gen1 (it broke :S). But since I liked it so much I changed it into the "new lenovo thinkpad X1 carbon" ...
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What is the Error?

I'm trying to file a bug report at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+filebug/?no-redirect. When I click submit, I get a response of "There is 1 error." Would someone please tell me what the error ...
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Error reporting in archive file header

I have an error in an archive file that says there is no "header" found by apt-get-error.odt How do I report tis and to whom please?
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 - is crashing the display not stable, how to fix it? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit latest version is installed in the HP EliteOne 800 all-in-one touch screen PC. Display is breaking over and over. is 13.10 stable yet? Its not working at all. Tried with Dell ...
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how do I report a translation error? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu, and so far, i like it, but there seems to be one translation typo in my native languages' week names, where Sunday is written like 'Sabaat' when it was supposed to written like this ...
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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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Where can I find log of System program problem?

Every time I turn on my computer, I will meet many dialogues saying: But after I click Report problem, it disappears and nothing more happens. Where can I find log for those problem ?
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Xubuntu 13.10 64bit - Slow and buggy “log out” process?

I'm a Windows convert who has done only a little bit of dabbling in Ubuntu in the past (back in Dapper Drake a few years back). A lot has changes since then, and I've been yearning to jump back into ...
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How to upgrade or downgrade the Kernel in Ubuntu (to any stable or testing release)

When I report a bug I may be asked to "try out the latest upstream Kernel", how do I do that? I see a lot of version specific answers to this question here on ask ubuntu, what are the general ...
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( Partially Solved.. ) 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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Which package should I file a bug against for pen input?

I have a Fujitsu LifeBook T900, and I have a problem with Ubuntu on it. This laptop has a touch screen meant to be used with an accompanying stylus (i.e. it only works with the stylus, and not with ...
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Error occured when “sudo apt-get update”

MessageBox said that Unable to initialize package information. In the process of initializing the package information, Unable to solve problem has occured. Including the following error ...
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some files just wont install- linux-image-3.5.0-42-generic

It gives the following details of the package operation failing after using the sofware updater on 12.10: installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check ...
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problem after upgrading ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10

i upgraded my ubuntu to 12.10 from 12.04 after which i restarted my computer when asked. and now all i can see is grub rescue> on a black background. I am a beginner in ubuntu. please tell me what to ...
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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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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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A lot of crash reports on system start + problem with error reporting [duplicate]

After I have upgraded to 13.10 I receive a lot (7 most of the time) of bug reports on system start like : After this I would receive crash report from apport ( I presume ) that it crashed reporting ...
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Maximizing using hot corners

When I try to maximize a window by dragging a window to the top corner the system freezes. This usually happens with Firefox and VLC. Maybe this is a bug but I'm unsure how to report this, I mean like ...
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What to do with private bug reports on launchpad?

Over time I gathered more than 10 launchpad bug reports that were reported with apport, initially marked as private and never responded to. There was one I've discussed additionally on IRC and that's ...
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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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Screen Flickering after resuming from suspend

I am having some issues with my Ubuntu system. I have unity installed (the default that you get from ubuntu.com version 13.10). When I resume from suspend, my screen flickers for a second and it ...
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How I can send bug report if Lubuntu doesn't start? [duplicate]

I found a bug When disk is full - Lubuntu 13.10 can't load. I went to Ubuntu page on Launchpad to search this "bug" but didn't find this "bug". I push button "Report a bug", but I see this help ...
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Weird graphical glitch when trying to change install path for Steam on Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

Ok so I am trying to change my installation directory for steam because Ubuntu is installed on my SSD and I have another terabyte HD. Everytime I try to change my installation path I get this weird ...
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Why my (SB 0106) Soundcard is stopped the work?

After a few weeks of non usage, recevied some update.... my Sound Blaster 0106 ( audigy 1 ) is stopped to work. On the screen the sound card reports NO ERRORS, but no sound comes out from the card. i ...
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Application crash reporting “This problem report is damaged and cannot be processed”

I have either an application that crashes almost straight after logging in or I have an old crash report that attempts to be reported and which fails. I'm erring towards the latter but I cannot be ...
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Authentication required by wireless network appears multiple times

Sometimes when I don't use my Ubuntu for a long time - maybe a day, I can see the popup showing Authentication required by wireless network There's obviously some wireless connects and ...
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Crash - every morning, how to resolve this crash and run it in a stable way?

Every day Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit on my Alienware X51 Dell PC crashes. The kernel I am using is 3.2.0-41-generic. I have a python application running which downloads and uploads in the official hours. ...
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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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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 ...
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Can't get sweet home to start

This might be a duplicate I'm sorry if it is. I can't get sweet home 3d to start up with 12.04 when I try to launch it in the terminal I get this mccuneautumn@Dorkey-Gateway:~$ sweethome3d [warning] ...
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Fatal bug in Precise Pangolin [closed]

Hello once more, I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as my only operating system on a nice two year-old computer for about 2 months now. I've seen while certainly Linux is better than Windows in ...
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Key presses not registering unless I type very slowly

Asus K55N laptop Ubuntu 13.04 Kernel: 3.8.0-30-generic It took a long while to type this. I purged and reinstalled apport yesterday because it had been crashing. I am not sure if that's related but ...
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Do I have to specify the package version when reporting a bug with ubuntu-bug?

Reporting a bug from Ubuntu using the ubuntu-bug [package] command adds a couple of attached files to the bug, that include relevant information about a bug and that package. However, when filling ...
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Blinking black pattern of dots and lines on the screen

There is a black pattern of dots and lines blinking randomly on my screen. It appears randomly, sometimes every 30 seconds, sometimes it doesn't occur at all for a week or so. I had this issue for ...
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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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Where to send feature request? [duplicate]

My problem is that resizing windows is a pain. (related question: One pixel 'grab' area when resizing windows , but resizing at the edges is still too clumsy, I do know about the ...
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How to ensure error reporting opens Launchpad in the correct browser

I'm experiencing a bizarre problem on Ubuntu 13.10 where, in the event of a system error, the error reporting service will attempt to open Launchpad using the Links2 browser rather than Firefox as ...
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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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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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Nautilus File Manager not working

I'm just installed ubuntu 12.04 and was customizing my Main Menu using the standard application Ubuntu provides for that and eliminated the entry Files it contained. Unfortunately this resulted ...