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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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 ...
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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 ...