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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Dell xps 15z fan issue in ubuntu 12.04

I just updated to ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell laptop xps 15z. The trouble is that I hear a slight ticking sound every 3rd second, probably from a fan. This is a new issue in this ubuntu version. I use ...
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How to deal with bugs in proprietary legacy driver?

I'm facing serious bugs in my proprietary AMD/ATI display drivers. Where do I report bugs regarding such drivers? Do proprietary drivers get modified by community to provide latest fixes at the ...
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What information I need to add to get the bug noticed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I report a bug? I filled the bug to Launchpad about Gedit. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gedit/+bug/1067915 What information I need to add, maybe ...
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Where are the application crash files stored?

I experience instability with my Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit. I receive messages Sorry, Ubuntu 12.04 has experiences an internal error. If you notice further problems, try restarting the computer The ...
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How to report a system bug

I'm dealing with this issue: Ubuntu won't shutdown (VirtualBox kernel modules) and I almost lost my nerves when I wanted to report a bug. I'm studying this "How to report a bug" topic for two ...
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Issues after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10

I have attached an image of my laptop screen after I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 from 12.04. You will notice that all the desktop shows is 3 files. No taskbars or topbars are on the screen. When I start ...
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Incorrect spell check results

Firefox and Gedit (at least) are checking spelling wrongly. Which package should I file a bug against? For some time I've had issues with spell checking in Firefox. I hadn't bothered with them since ...
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Ragnarok Online crashes in Ubuntu 12.10 (evolution-calendar-factory crashed) [closed]

I just recently updated my operating system from 12.04 to 12.10 and when I try to run Ragnarok Online through Wine as I usually do, though it goes well for a while, after a few minutes my computer ...
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How to report a bug that occured during a release upgrade?

Launchpad redirects me to a FAQ page and ubuntu-bug ubuntu-release-upgrader complains the package does not exist.
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Where are bug reports saved?

where are bug reports from ubuntu-bug saved? Or how can I upload ubuntu-bug files as further information in launchpad?
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How do I report a bug against Compiz?

When running GUI Unit Tests with Netbeans, I usually end up in a situation where Compiz reaches 100% of CPU usage. When that happens, Unity freezes completely, but I can connect to my computer ...
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What tools exist to report bugs

As of today I only knew about ubuntu-bug which I could use to report bugs about a specific program. But now I learned about apport-collect and apport-bug which basically are: apport-bug - Reports ...
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International Keyboard -layouts over X — how to set them up?

I have asked a related question in different sites such as here in German and a related thread here, a different case in the latter though. The # dpkg-reconfigure console-setup is firing WARNING: ...
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I have bought a new wireless card and I have the same problem , it connects then it isn't able to browse anything

I can connect with wired connection in my living room but I can't with my wireless card. I'm pretty sure card is ok because I got a new one and driver works fine. I had Ubuntu 12.04 then I downgraded ...
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Can't report a bug on for a project on Launchpad--What to do (e.g. Skype Wrapper)

I want to report a bug in Skype Wrapper here but am not able to do it. Do I need to be a member to report a bug? I have a Launchpad account and I tried reporting it while logged in but I see no option ...
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“An uncaught exception was raised:Invalid version string 'GNU/Linux'” when creating bootable USB stick

Still unsolved bug here and bug -report here, bug in 12.04 and apparently in many other versions. How can I create an bootable USB -stick with Ubuntu?
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How to backport a bug fix?

I see a bugfix, that I need, in launchpad here for the package for cups, but, if I understand things correctly, it is built for 12.10, and I am on 12.04. Is it still possible to install it? If so, ...
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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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Two bugs with Keyboard Shortcuts: confirmation and/or solutions requested

I have 2 bugs in my Ubuntu 12.04 fresh installation using a Macbook Pro keyboard. Note: I swapped the Ctrl and Cmd keys (Ctrl and Super on regular keyboards), but that should not affect the shortcuts ...
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Ubuntu 12.4 running extremely slow [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I just finished installing Ubuntu 12.4 on my PC. However, after the installation, it has been running surprisingly slow. When, I ...
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Can a laptop have problems with ubuntu cause of hardware?

Hello i was always using ubuntu from 10.04 and now i have 12.04.. Any version from 10.04 to 12.04 had appeared with many problems with ubuntu.. Problems like, in 12.04 the sleep fuction when the ...
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How to find reason for slowing down while running Ubuntu?

When working on the desktop, I sometimes encounter a sudden slowing down of Ubuntu Unity. I cannot reproduce the error but would like to be a proactive Linux user and find out what could be the ...
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Quicklaunch Icons can no longer change size [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resize the Unity launcher? How can I change the size of Unity 2D launcher icons? When I first installed Ubuntu 12.04, I could change the Quicklaunch Icon size ...
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command request me to report it's bug?

Today I got a message when I was using ld command . It says : ld: Please report this bug. So, What should I do ? Is it serious or just I should ignore it? (if it is good to report it, I'll learn ...
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How do I report a bug directly to Skype?

Skype supplies updated packages for Ubuntu via their website and via their partner repository in Ubuntu. How do I report a bug directly to the Skype team? Is the Launchpad packaging team the same ...
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Is it acceptable to subscribe someone else to a bug report?

Launchpad lets you subscribe someone else to a bug report. Occasionally I find a bug closely related to one that Person X is already subscribed to. I therefore think X is likely to be interested in ...
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Why does my application crash without updating the log file (used '> my.log')

I am running mCruiseOn Server, which is a java based server side application (sockets, multiple threads, memcached, mysql) on a Micro EC2. It has been crashing often. I suspect memory usage may have ...
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Should I down-grade the version of ubuntu on my computer (12.04)?

I've been having problems with terminal finding directories and packages on my computer & I'm not the only one. Aderojas has/had the same issue see link: apt-get not finding packages I have tried ...
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How to make apport always open a bug report page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I track a bug that caused a crash and was reported via apport / whoopsie? Since I updated to 12.04 apport sends crash reports to the server silently without ...
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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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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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The report belongs to a package that is not installed

I have gotten the error message "The report belongs to a package that is not installed." Generally I would just ignore that since seemingly there is no problem except I got a crash report and then I ...
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How would I report a bug in the paste.ubuntu.com service?

I assume that http://paste.ubuntu.com/ is an official service from Ubuntu, other "Ubuntu" sites have a link to report problems with them (for example apps.ubuntu.com - which links to launchpad and has ...
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If a PPA application crashes Unity on exit, do I file a bug against the app or Unity?

Every time I close Darktable 1.0.4 in Ubuntu 12.04, Unity crashes, and then restarts. My question is, since Darktable has been installed via PPA, would I report the bug to the Unity team or the ...
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Why does Compiz crash on the Ubuntu host when opening Windows 7 in Virtualbox?

I opened a Windows 7 virtual machine tonight from VirtualBox, and compiz crashed, resulting in me thinking for about a minute that my laptop had frozen, but it came back with a compiz crash after it ...
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How do Bugs get Categorized and what is the lifecycle of a bug?

How do bugs in ubuntu get categorized and what is a bug's life cycle? Also, "What does each bug's 'Status' mean, and how is it determined"
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How are Ubuntu bugs' importance values decided?

How is a specific bug's importance decided for bugs against packages in ubuntu? And by Importance, I mean 'Low', 'Medium', and other importance values on the Launchpad bug trackers.
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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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Apport-gpu-error-intel.py crash

Feeling disempowered by Ubuntu's new bug reporting policy/system. My Intel i5 machines have all experienced daily (if not more frequent) freezes, but it's very difficult to report bugs now and policy ...
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Volume Hot Keys Not Working in XFCE

Just installed vanilla Xubuntu 12.04 LTS & updated on a ThinkPad E325 with Conexant CX20671 sound card. I notice volume hotkeys work under Xubuntu DE but not under XFCE. Sound settings are ...
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Remmina RDP windows disappear permanently once minimized

Even with the latest updates, when using the Remmina client to connect over an RDP session, if I minimize the window, the icon in the Unity Taskbar closes (looks like the program isn't running) but ...
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How do I submit a full bug report with crash dump and steps to reproduce?

I have found a reproducable crash bug in xserver-xephyr. When I run the following command: apport-bug /var/crash/_usr_bin_Xephyr.1000.crash it sends a whoopsie report and does not ask me for any ...
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Should I be asked for my password when a bug report is sent?

First thing in the morning I started Ubuntu, and the Chrome browser. In the browser I visited a page with a password-field on it. So the password-ring popped up. Then a dialog popped up asking for a ...
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I have found a bug--how do I know which to report to?

I have found a bug with a few applications such as Gimp 2.8 and TuxGuitar on 12.04. Whenever I start the application, its icon will not appear on the Alt-Tab switcher and it will not appear on the ...
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Is is possible to get a patch included in the current release? If so, how?

So a while back I reported a bug in Compiz's Place Window plugin. It's a fairly major regression for people affected by it: mainly those using Gnome-Fallback, judging by the reports. A patch ...
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How to disable “System problem detected” notification [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable or disable Apport? After installing the bumblebee drivers my system started reporting "System problem detected" around every hour. I already reported the ...
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Are there statistics or time series of open bugs in Ubuntu?

I would like to know how the number of bugs in Ubuntu (open, closed, critical, etc) has evolved with time. It's a sort of scientific curiosity I have, but it would also give me a feeling how the ...
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Should the lack of a launcher icon be considered a bug?

For example, the window that lets me view my keyboard layout does not have a launcher icon. The Unity launcher show a grey question mark instead, which does not feel pretty. Having more than one such ...
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How to report a bug in content (not interface) on Ubuntu.com?

I want to report a bug in the content on the Ubuntu website. I don't know how to properly do this because: This is not a bug in the web server, or in the way a page is coded. It is a content ...
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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?