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How to add another Ubuntu version to “affects” list on Launchpad bug?

I experience that bug on Precise: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sysvinit/+bug/1212142 So far it has been reported that it affects Saucy. I want to add Precise to "affects" list. How to do ...
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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 14.04....
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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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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 can I determine if something is a bug or not? [duplicate]

What's the the best way of ascertaining if something is a bug in ubuntu, as opposed to a problem I could rectify myself?
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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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Problem with dialog windows and different workspaces

I have 9 workspaces. Usually Google Chrome is on 1-st workspace. But sometimes open new window of Google Chrome on some other workspace, let say 3-rd. Then I click something that will open new Dialog ...
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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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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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“An error was found. Do you want to resend it?”

When I logged in to my machine running Kubuntu 14.04 this evening, the following message popped up: If I were running Windows, I would immediately shut down the system, change my passwords, and get ...
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Where do “report issues” go? [duplicate]

I seem to have these messages pop up that says: Ubuntu has experienced an issue do you want to report it? This seems to occur a lot especially after the system freezes up for ten minutes or ...
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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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My Launchpad bug was marked as a duplicate of another unrelated bug. What should I do?

Some time ago I reported a bug on Launchpad. Now another user (who is not an active member of the package I filed the bug against) marked this bug as a duplicate to another bug. This is great, as it ...
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How to report a bug of an unofficial package? [duplicate]

I've installed a game called Slingshot Portal (package name: portal-slingshot) using Ubuntu Software Center. The game fails to start with the following error: Failed to execute command "java -jar /...
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How can I delete private information in a bug report?

If I report a bug to launchpad using ubuntu-bug it usually adds a bunch of files about my system to the bug, it also adds a automatic generated bug summary to my bug report text. Both the summary and ...
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dpkg: error processing package linux-image [closed]

I've recently had a Windows 7 malfunction and decided to give Ubuntu a try. I noticed that 14.04 had been released and decided to grab it. It's been working fine up until yesterday. For some reason, ...
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Window glitches and lagging problems in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm currently using Ubuntu 14.04 for some development needs and I often encounter with lagging issues and glitches as shown below: (see in the titlebar and icons and in the eclipse in the background) ...
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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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Does Ubuntu have a clipboard that works differently from Windows?

Does Ubuntu have a clipboard that works differently from Windows? I've noticed an anomaly between the two, perhaps a bug, or perhaps I'm misusing the functionality. It works the same way every time ...
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How to SOLVE system errors at startup, not just report them

When I start my new Ubuntu system running on Lenovo Thinkpad T540P, I always get two or three popups mentioning some System problem and giving me the opportunity to report them. Aside from waiting ...
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dhcp fails after initial reboot with “No working leases in persistent database”

I just installed ubuntu server 14.04 LTS, overwriting 12.04. The installation appears to proceed correctly. During the installation process the IP and hostname are correctly obtained via dhcp. ...
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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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Xubuntu blank screen after wakeup

Xubuntu 14.04. After wake up from sleep, it asks to enter password. I entered the passw. and screen goes black. On Ubuntu 14.04 waking up was just ok. Lenovo E330 laptop with intel HD graphics. add: ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 rt3290 driver is not working, soft blocked

In Ubuntu 14.04, WiFi driver is not working. I completed this suggest Ralink rt3290 wifi driver is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 but nothing better. I just did following this How do I get a Ralink ...
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Different fan behaviour in my laptop after upgrade, what to do now?

After upgrading from lubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 the fan of my laptop seems to run much more often than in 13.10. When it runs, it doesn't run continously but starts and stops every second. fwts fan ...
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How synaptic “Add Downloaded Packages” Works?

I have downloaded deb packages. When I use synaptic- Add downloaded packages It just download some packages but not add (install) my all packages (Even main package!). According to my assumption, ...
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How can I find my Bug-report on launchpad that I submitted from the Desktop?

How can I find my Bug-report that I submitted from the Desktop on launchpad? I have found a partial solution to my own question: The program that sends the Bug-reports from the desktop is called ...
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Problem with connecting mobile broadband in Ubuntu 14.04

When I plugged mobile broadband top right bar new mobile broadband option appears then immediately disappears then again appears then immediately disappears and so on... If I click on new mobile ...
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suspend is not working after updating to Ubuntu 14.04 from 13.10

I am not able to put my laptop to suspend(sleep) mode,If I click on suspend it just locks the screen and nothing happens ? I updated my previous version of UBUNTU from 13.04 to 13.10 then to 14.04 ...
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Kdocker doesn't appear in notification area in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Running kdocker and then clicking on a window hides the window, but no icon appears in the notification area in Ubuntu 14.04 in either Gnome Flashback (Metacity) or Xfce-session. If I find kdocker's ...
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How to copy the text in ubuntu error window?

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit, VLC media player 2.1.2 Rincewind (revision 2.1.2-0-ga4c4876). VLC crashes on startup and gives this error 12836 segmentation fault (core dumped) vlc While that ...
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bug in LTS 12.04 amd 64 iso file

I downloaded latest 64 bit version of ubuntu 12.04 LTS as an .iso file (ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-amd64). and make my Pen Drive bootable using Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.2. when i try to install ...
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How to reporting bugs (most efficient way) on launchpad? [duplicate]

I have bug with my huawei EC1260-2 modem connecting into ubuntu 14.04 beta2. It detect my modem but it cannot establish the connection and the bug dialog doesn't appear. It runs fine on ubuntu 12.04 - ...
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Login goes nowhere after upgrade to 13.10

After upgrading to Xubuntu 13.10 I rebooted once and found that after login, regardless of account, I end up stuck after the login window disappears, with a movable pointer and the background from the ...
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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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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 (Alt+...
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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. dpkg:...
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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" http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/...
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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 ...