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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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?
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VLC does not inhibit screen blanking

I have an issue which could be a bug, but before reporting it, I want to make sure I'm not doing something wrong. When watching a movie with VLC on fullscreen, approximately in 10 minutes the screen ...
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How can I track a bug that caused a crash and was reported via apport / whoopsie?

It used to be that when a program crashed, especially when a user was using a pre-release of Ubuntu, apport could be used to open a bug report. The user could then track the bug, see if it affected ...
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Getting “System program problem detected” pops up regularly after upgrade

This started to happen immediately after I had rebooted the first time after doing a system upgrade. It first starts with a dialogue that says "System program problem detected". Then when I try to hit ...
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How do I get the bugs I'm seeing in empathy addressed?

Since upgrading I'm seeing some extremely buggy behavior. I realize that its an ongoing software project and I don't expect everything to be perfect from day one but it's getting to the point that I ...
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Reporting a bug when you don't know where the problem is [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I report a bug? Since I installed 12.04 my laptop (HP EliteBook 2760p) my computer started to hang occasionally. When this happens the screen freezes, music hangs ...
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How to report a Bug in a program that does not know the name? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I report a bug? Every time I start Ubuntu I get a report that some program crashed but it does not show me which are they. How can i know which program is causing ...
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How do I report a bug if I have no internet or USB or mouse on my machine?

The previous question I posted was closed since I was advised that it was a bug, not a help issue. That problem was that upgrading from (working) 11.10 to 12.04 (unusable) on my lenovo Y560 has left ...
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Where do I report packaging bugs? For example regarding dependencies

Where do I report packaging bugs? For example, If a package has a package has a 'dependency', which should actually be a 'recommends'. Or a package should accept a meta-package, but calls for a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not start GUI [closed]

I have just upgraded my installation of Ubuntu 12.04 beta, and now I won't start the GUI. If I go into "Previous versions of Linux" from the boot-menu I can start the old upgrade without problems. The ...
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How do I report printing related bugs?

As the printing stack is somewhat complex and I'm not really familiar with it, I'd like to know what's the best way to report a printing related bug, as I don't really know which part of the stack is ...
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How do I report a bug that happens during boot?

I seem to have found a bug in 12.04 while it's booting, but all the questions on this site seem to point users to reporting bugs once the desktop is up and running by using ubuntu-bug. How do I ...
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Bug report invalid, unupdated packages

I tried reporting a bug to launchpad, and it faulted with Please upgrade your system to the latest package versions I have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 beta 2 ten minutes before I tried to report the ...