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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 ...
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How to submit bug fixes on launchpad?

I'm on Xubuntu, I fixed some bugs for some application that runs on ubuntu and debian, how to submit those bug fixes to launchpad? The dev team confirmed the bug but didn't assign anyone, I waited a ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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What happens after `ubuntu-bug` has done it's thing?

Until some time ago you ran apport-bug or ubuntu-bug to start reporting a bug. The system would then open launchpad with your account, upload the collected information and let you add more info to the ...
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myloader Segmentation fault (core dumped) [closed]

myloader --directory=$DB_DUMP --queries-per-transaction=50000 \ --threads=$THREADS --compress-protocol --verbose=3 \ --socket=$MYSQL_SOCK --user=$MYSQL_USER --password=$MYSQL_PASS # ...
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Nagstamon doesn't show in Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm trying to do the nagstamon work on Ubuntu 12.04, but after setting my credentials only, the other setting I kept default, it doesn't show anywhere. I'm sure it's running 'cause of ps aux | grep ...
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How to report bug in french

Sometimes, I see bugs when I use Ubuntu, and I would like to report them, but my english is too bad, so I would like to report them in french. Is there anyway to do this ?
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What system tool is reporting this error and how to diagnose?

In the last week, every time I turn my Ubuntu (12.04) machine on, and sporadically throughout operation (about every 1hr that I'm actively using it), I get the following popup from the system: When ...
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Did 13.04 fix the resetting shortcut bug? [closed]

I have experienced this problem in both 12.04 and 12.10. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/compiz/+bug/964270 (12.04) https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/compiz/+bug/1063617 (12.10 and ...
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invisible mouse shows in screenshots

I'm running 12.10 server with xubuntu-desktop installed and notice that my mouse pointer dissapears. Sometimes it's just momentary, other times I can't get it back and must resort to REISUB and shut ...
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Kernel panic after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04

a few hours ago I upgraded my Ubuntu version to 13.04(from 12.10). Since then,in about 2-3 hours I have 2-3 times Kernel panic-not syncing. Does anybody has the same issue?How can I resolve this? I am ...
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Is there a virus active in my Ubuntu? [closed]

I m Using Ubuntu 13.04. Whenever I insert any external memory card or pan drive, a new folder Trash is generated there, which uses huge space of it.. The most important thing is that it is not ...
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Error message with scrambled letters: is this a bug?

I just got a very weird error message on my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop: The only thing I did even close in time before this happened was to eject an SD memory card from the slot. To do so, I first opened ...
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How are bugs classified as “by 12.04 standards”?

I have been checking the Ubuntu errors page, but in the legend I noticed that both 12.10 and 13.04 are listed twice. Once just Ubuntu 12.10, and another Ubuntu 12.10 (by 12.04 standards). So what ...