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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“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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Evolution Crashes and Closes When I hit Inbox

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 and as from yesterday, Evolution started to close down automatically once I hit the "inbox" icon. When it loads, one of my sub folders is the selected folder. However, as I ...
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Letters appearing erased on Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS

Good evening, I'm a new Ubuntu user. I hardly have any idea of using the terminal properly (just started learning). I recently bought an HP 440 g2 probook dos machine and installed Ubuntu on it. My ...
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Where is the “Log Out” feature on the askUbuntu page? [migrated]

Searched everywhere and must be hiding in plain sight. I know I logged in but the log out just isn't showing up.
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This is normally a bug in some application using the D-Bus library [closed]

i am facing this problem, please provide solution for this .... process 8294: arguments to dbus_message_append_args() were incorrect, assertion "message != NULL" failed in file ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 either hangs or lags

I have lenovo z50-70 Memory:3.8gb Processor: intel i5-4200u 16ghz X 4 Graphics:intel haswell mobile I am trying to learn android programming through the udacity course, however after watching one or ...
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14.10 Image Viewer bug, click>drag pic leaves pointer changed

I just updated from 14.04 to 14.10 yesterday. Today I stumbled on a bug in Image Viewer. Tried to report as per https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/report-ubuntu-bug.html but after "Collecting ...
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CPU usage becomes extremely high after opening laptop lid after upgrading to kernel 3.19

So I recently upgraded my kernel to 3.19, and now, whenever I close my laptop's lid and re-open it, the CPU usage will spike to ~75% on all four cores of my CPU. However, Activity Monitor doesn't list ...
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What is the objective of Ubuntu?

When I visited this post I am surprised about the objective of Ubuntu! As it says: I'm not Shuttleworth, but the Ubuntu objective is not to ship a Pure Free Distro, but to solve Bug number 1. Is ...
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info about wireless being greyed out on Lubuntu 13.04, after an OS upgrade

Hello all I'm adding this to provide some more information about this issue which lots of people seem to have seen: I've not got a full solution yet, but I can CONFIRM an oddball workaround which ...
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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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apport unable to report a crash

This issue is not new, however in the past upgrading all packages worked but not now. After a compiz crash I run sudo apport-bug /var/crash/_usr_bin_compiz.1001.crash then typical window for crash ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - after hard power boot, it never comes back or it boots but then it does not behave correctly

I have a kiosk running with Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit, which is connected to a 47" screen, on boot it starts Google Chrome. Now the Ubuntu 15.04 needs to be powered off (6PM) and powered on (8AM). When ...
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How to find relevant log file to report crashes?

In last two days, I experienced two crushes of Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit (something that was not happening with Ubuntu 14.10). I updated to Ubuntu 15.04 via software updater. The first crush happened when ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 suspending long after lid is closed

My MacBook Air has Ubuntu 15.04 installed. Ubuntu 15.04 only suspends after about 10-30seconds after lid is closed. This worked totally fine in ububntu 14.04 and 14.10. I hav attached the code in: ...
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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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What should I do when Ubuntu freezes?

All operating systems freeze sometimes, and Ubuntu is no exception. What should I do to regain control when... just one program stops responding? nothing at all responds to mouse clicks or key ...
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Should I file a bug report against xserver-xorg-input-synaptics?

I am following this handy guide: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingTouchpadDetection So the touchpad never worked, and a usb mouse does - so it directs me to look for something like they show, and I ...
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Hide cursor when moving on top..

When I moving cursor to top (~5px from the top) my cursor disappears. Please help. Ubuntu 15:04
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS showing 'version message write failed' message while booting

The following lines are getting displayed while Ubuntu is booting. [ 27.981086] mei_me 0000:00:16.0: irq 60 for MSI/MSI-X [ 27.985007] mei_me 0000:00:16.0: version message write failed: ret = -5 ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Bug - issue with my on-board networking adapter and the ACPI of my computer

This old bug affects me severely, I say old bug because it is very well documented in the following link: Bug report This bug results in two things: My on-board networking doesn't work, and trying ...
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My gnome session crashes - how to find out why and solve the problem?

Hello my xorg services in the last months at least crashed 3 times. Once I saw an error message of the httpd service on the shell. My questions are: 1.) How can we find out more about the reason for ...
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Hided launcher does not show urgent icons

I'd like to use auto-hide option for the launcher. And in the other side, I use Pidgin messenger application, in this application when a buddy becomes on-line or off-line, its icon in the launcher ...
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After the most recent Ubuntu update I cannot login

I have searched through other questions but none of the answers or comments have worked. I havent been able ti update mt computer for a while so I did it all at once and many changes were made. I ...
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Some problems in (K)ubuntu 15.04

I installed Kubutu 15.04 some days ago. Rather than beauty and almost big user-facing changes that rarely occurred in recent versions, I see some problem (bugs?!) in it: 1- In previous versions, ...
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Password restriction is not working in Ubunutu 14.04

Earlier I tried installing some apps (PlayOnLinux and Wine) and used the previous command in a terminal. Maybe this is the reason? sudo apt-get install curl Also Im getting a pop up requesting to ...
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Where to report bugs about the Ubuntu live distributions?

I've found a bug in the ash rescue shell of the Ubuntu 14.04.1 server live distribution and would like to report it. The search results of lauchpad.net for "live" and "server" are poor because the set ...
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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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I found a bug in quickly system [closed]

I made a little program and I'm found a bug in quickly system. I found a bug in pygtk yelp help system. In helpers.py the program does not find the correct language settings in yelp. A fault arises ...
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Black screen and no wifi after resume from suspend (laptop Lenovo, system Ubuntu 14.10)

Very ofter, but not everytime, I have a black screen and no wifi after resume from suspend. My version of Ubuntu is 14.10, and my laptop is Lenovo G50-30. I have read many similar questions and ...
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Where to put “-p” for solving “pptpd is not running”?

I'm working with pptpd on 14.04 and got a problem that when run /etc/init.d/pptpd start and /etc/init.d/pptpd status, it states that /use/sbin/pptpd is not running. I'm searching for a reason and ...
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12.04 64 bit frequently freezes

My ubuntu freezes frequently, mouse don't move keyboard don't work, but if i'm currently playing a music through web or Rhythm box when it freezes the music keeps on going but the mouse and keyboard ...
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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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Where to report a bug/feature for the Today scope of Ubuntu Touch?

The "Weather" section of the "Today" scope on my Ubuntu phone shows temperatures in Fahrenheit units. I am using the metric system and would like to see Celsius degrees. I suppose this is related to ...
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Where should I report the bug/feature request for ubuntu-phone to get a better way to position the cursor

I'm not sure where I should report the following bug/feature request: When you writing something on the ubuntu-phone, finding a spelling mistake and would like to go back to correct it, it is very ...
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Can't receive MMS on Aquaris-E4.5

I experience a bug with my brand new aquaris e4'5 Ubuntu Touch edition: I can send MMS but can't receive. Other French people seems to experience it too, with another provider (I'm on free mobile, ...
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Which framework/package provides the file dialog which is used by a lot of gnome applications?

I want to file an odd behavior of the file dialog which is shared by a lot of GNOME applications (evince, gedit, etc.) when the user opens or saves files as bug in launchpad. I was wondering which ...
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Cannot wake up from hibernate 14.04

I've brought a new laptop(Lenovo Thinkpad Edge e440). My laptop doesn't want to wake up from hibernation (i'm pressing any key or power button, but there's no reaction from PC) . Where's problem ? ...
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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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Where can I send feature requests?

Where can I send feature requests? Both for Ubuntu as a whole and individual (supported) apps?
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How do I file feature request bugs on Launchpad?

I've seen on Bugzilla bug request for enhancements, is there anything similar for Launchpad?
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Why does “ubuntu-bug” launch Ubuntu Software Center?

I'm running a new install of Ubuntu 14.04. I want to report a bug with the filesystem messing up when I wake it from sleep with a USB flash drive in it. I try to run the "ubuntu-bug" program to file ...
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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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Am I to submit bug reports for Ubuntu core apps to launchpad.net

I've encountered some bugs with the Ubuntu software center and the browser on Ubuntu touch. I'm not sure if I should submit them to the official repo, since I'm talking about apps, not core OS ...
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Should I report a problem after my laptop has shut down due to lack of power?

Whenever my laptop shuts down due to lack of power (running out of battery or being unplugged from the mains) I am asked whether I should report a problem, as if the system had crashed. My question ...
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“System problem detected” in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

When I start my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine, the following dialog comes always. If I cancel it and restart, now also it simply comes again and I cannot stop it from coming. My privacy setting as ...
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My Ubuntu 14.04 just shows the desktop and nothing else! [duplicate]

I shutdown my laptop for the last time and it had run good, but when I turn it on, now, it just shows my desktop and its icons, also no short-key runs and I can just run software which are in the ...
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Firefox blur event fires when changing keyboard language

When i changing keyboard language in a text-field with DOM "blur" event, the event fires!. As you know the blur event must fire when text-field lost the focus. I've found this problem only in ...