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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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 ...
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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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Flashback doesn't work after latest 12.04 Ubuntu update

I have the latest 12.04 version of Ubuntu. Yesterday I installed the latest updates and right away I got this message: 'The following packages requested additional data downloads after package ...
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is ndisgtk running correctly?

I reported a bug, which was marked as a duplicate of another bug, and then a duplicate of another bug -- which is fine, I think it is a duplicate. First off, the architecture is different. The ...
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Graphical Bug: how to debug?

I have been experiencing a strange graphical bug which I'd like to report on Launchpad. The bug occurs randomly when pressing mouse buttons in some applications, like for example when I resize ...
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Package brasero-common needs to be reinstalled [closed]

When I update/install/un-install any software i get the message: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' ...
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Mouse freezes randomly

I have tried tons of different "solutions" to no avail. First off I'm running 64-bit 12.04 LTS, and I'm using a USB mouse that freezes after 20 minutes or so? Everything else will work except for the ...
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After Ubuntu 12.04 LTS update, Only Unity 2D … bug?

I have no clue why this happened, but I would really like to fix it. I ran a bunch of updates (25+...I hadn't updated in a while) and for some reason after I restarted to install the updates, I could ...
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an error upon installation [duplicate]

Please help me to resolve this error. Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore ...
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Why doesn't picture viewer open any images?

Picture Viewer does not seem to open any images. The program starts up, but the screen is blank. I am trying this in a triple monitor set-up in a Hungarian language version of Ubuntu 12.04.2. I have ...
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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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How to prevent an “always on top” application from usurping focus every time the workspace is switched

This is perhaps more suitable for Brainstorm as a feature request or a candidate for bug reporting, but, for now, I'll post it here: When telling an application to be both always on visible ...
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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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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 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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What package to file general (usability) bug against?

I am experiencing a bug where on first login to an Ubuntu/Unity session (12.04), my mouse buttons are not inverted (left-handed). The configuration does correctly list them as inverted, but they don't ...
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How do I prevent Ubuntu from upgrading?

I've been struggling with this bug the whole day. I've managed to install following the first workaround proposed, but after I install the nvidia-current drivers I end up in a small 640x480 screen and ...
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Does my ubuntu 12.10 sends error reports? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I track a bug that caused a crash and was reported via apport / whoopsie? I have question does my ubuntu 12.10 sends error reports ?? I often encounter this ...
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Latest two images will not install on Nexus7 (32GB + 3G), but older were Ok [closed]

The latest two (newest) daily images will not install on my Nexus 7, 32GB + 3G. The older versions work fine. Background looks like coloured snow. (I can not post the screenshot.) There is no ...
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How to get the crash log file for Lightworks?

So I got beta access to lightworks and It crashes a lot sadly I can not get terminal output is there a way to get software crash log file ???
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Whom should I ask to update a package to a new upstream release?

Whom should I ask for upgrading the particular package, if there is a new upstream release? Should I file a bug report? What if the package is maintained by Debian maintainers? Should I leave a ...
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Dell Studio 15, Turnoff after suspend due to overheat, and does not turnon the fan as well [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu and linux as well, the thing is... I got strange problem with my laptop, I am not sure is the problem with my hardware or the os I got: Dell Studio 15 (ATI Graphics Card) with ...
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Should I report a bug on Ubuntu's bug tracker or on the upstream's?

I am on an updated Ubuntu 12.04 and I've found a bug in the tag feature of Nautilus. I'd like to file this as a bug report, but I'm confused to where to post it: Ubuntu's bug tracker in Launchpad or ...
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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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How do I get design input on a paper cut?

I'm working designing a fix for a paper cut, and I'd like to get someone to approve it before I try to implement it. How should I go about doing this?
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How do I report a paper cut?

I've seen this project called One Hundred Paper Cuts, and I'd like to report a paper cut, but don't know how. Can someone please tell me how to go about doing this.
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ubuntu freeze when I plugged the power cable

I recently update the system(12.10) on my laptop and after that whenever I plug the power cable in to my laptop it freezes and has no function of the mouse or the keyboard. I have to reboot the laptop ...