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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Nautilus share link fail on fstab mounted twice or more times the same share for different users profiles

Nautilus make a shortcut (xshare) below "Computer" which only works on one profile and get buggy in the remaining users. How to mount same share, many times, on one shared desktop, in different user ...
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Ubuntu 16 reboots seconds after shutdown

I've just updated my ubuntu 15 to ubuntu 16. Now, every time I shutdown, the computer reboots after a few seconds! I've already googled for solutions but nothing worked. My computer is a HP probook ...
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How do I get the ubuntu developers to fix a bug?

So, there is this bug, which is critical to our production systems (#1246245 - proftpd fails to restart after logrotate). It makes ProFTPd terminate every few days and I have to restart it. Of course ...
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Software Installation problems

According to THIS article, it is very serious bug, and I am experiencing it too. And its quite bad and annoying to not able to install almost any application (sometimes I cant even install apps from ...
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Ubuntu doesn't log in and bugs instead

so unfortunately I made the foolish mistake of shutting down my computer by force while it was updating. So here's how I proceeded after (cause I did my search and nothing's working so far) : - I ...
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Ubuntu 16 Kernel BUG (“Oops: 0000 [#1] SMP”) related to amdgpu

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my personal notebook (Dell Inspiron 5548) and everytime I try to logout from any user account, I get a Kernel BUG ("Oops" message) related to amdgpu. I tried ...
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Screen not loading properly on new install

Recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on desktop via bootable USB. After install and restart, screen won't stay loaded for more than a few seconds at a time. It keeps blinking out of everything, keeping the ...
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Vulnerability ( CVE-2014-4608) recurs in Linux 3.17.2-4.5? [closed]

Recently, I have done some tests with Linux-kernel bug commits. And I found that the patch codes ( fixing CVE-2014-4608, click here to the code) didn't appear in the version 3.17.2 to 4.5. I'm just ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 bug unresponsive

I have a HP 250 G3 notebook here. After some time it completely freezes. I can't move mouse or press keys nothing. Also the graphic freezes completely. So I have to press power button to shut down. I ...
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Pathway of critical fixes from Debian to Ubuntu

There is a critical bug in Vagrant packaging for Debian/Ubuntu: Debian: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=818237 Filled: 14 Mar 2016 Fixed: 03 Apr 2016 Ubuntu: ...
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16.04 LTS wifi connection issues

I discovered several issues with wifi connection after installing 16.04 LTS. First, wifi doesn't reconnect normally after sleep or hibernation. Sometimes the network icon turns into a "up and down ...
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When Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will be updated to correct ancient issues? [closed]

Can anyone explain why Ubuntu is still no reliable alternative to well-known OS called Windows 10 ? In Gnome, I still cannot resize windows properly, if my mouse pointer doesn't hit the pixel line ...
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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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Location of start-up configuration files - Firefox launching at startup, Ubuntu MATE 16.04

My problem is simple. Firefox is launching by itself at startup. I can't disable this and if I try to purge it then it tries to also uninstall MATE desktop WTF ??!! The question is which are the ...
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Exception message appear when starting Ubuntu 16.04

The detail words is /dev/sda2: clean, 201776/60878736 files, 4991277/243040256 blocks And my PC is ASUS FX50J, whose VGA card model is nVidia Geforce GTX 850M. What should I do to solve the ...
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Gnome causes system hang; Unity does not. How to locate problem?

There's a bug in Gnome Shell, or possibly something beneath it (seems to apply to gdm, too) that causes a complete system lock up when I plug in an external monitor. This does not happen when using ...
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Exists some Ubuntu 16.04 known bugs/issues site? [duplicate]

Is there some usefull web site where known bugs/issues with Ubuntu 16.04 and workarounds are collected.
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Window titles often remain displayed after closing a window or minimizing it

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my system. Whenever I minimize a window or close it , the title bar of the window still remains there. Like if I minimize or close Firefox, the title bar of firefox is ...
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Trying to run live usb of 16.04 Intel NUC5PPYU

I already have 14.04 running and would like to try 16.04 as live usb however it only gets part way through and hangs. My system is an Intel NUC5PPYH 64bit. I have already tried running a 14.04 DVD to ...
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I can't open gufw in Ubuntu 16.04

** (gufw.py:28335): WARNING **: Failed to load shared library 'libwebkitgtk-3.0.so.0' referenced by the typelib: libgbm.so.1: 無法開啟共用目的檔: 沒有此一檔案或目錄 /usr/share/gufw/gufw/view/gufw.py:117: Warning: ...
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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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How to get rid of cryptswap1 and create a new cryptswap1

I've been experiencing a bug during the past few days, ever since recovering my partitions with testdisk after stupidly typing "sudo sgdisk --zap-all /dev/sda." This happened when I was trying to wipe ...
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Kernel panic while working on the computer: some features do not work now

I was doing some stuff via SSH on my laptop when the screen turned into text with a message saying that the kernel is in panic and graphics cannot be supported. (It reminded me of Windows' blue screen ...
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Unsolvable Ubuntu 15.10 problems [closed]

I am relatively new to Linux. I have opened some questions here during my quest to keep Ubuntu as a main OS anyway. I managed to sustain a seemingly redundant installation and everything seems to work ...
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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 freezes a few minutes after login

I use Ubuntu 15.10 (running from disk) I run diagnostics and the disk doesn't seem to have any problems nor my drive should have (it and "expensive" bd-r dvd-r drive from a big brand and never had ...
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How to report a keyboard layout issue

I am using a MacBook Air with a French (a.k.a. AZERTY) keyboard. I chose the "French (Macintosh)" keyboard layout in System Settings / Keyboard / Layouts. Everything works fine, even for exotic ...
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How do I fix the missing reboot/shutdown issue in 13.10?

I am one of the unfortunate who has the problem in 13.10 whereby my reboot/shutdown button is missing from the menu bar. After googling around I found the bug being submitted but the fixes (which ...
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System monitor, does it work?

Ubuntu 15.10, amd fx 8320, 16GB ram 2400, asrock 970 pro3 rev2. I have 2 frozen windows LVM and Ubuntu software center... the browser (And flashvideos ) are playing and the rest of the system is ...
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Ubuntu in Virtual box: Super+shift is interpreted as super+alt after pressing left or right

I am running ubuntu in virtualbox on my mac. So here is a problem (bug in virtualbox?) that makes it hard to remap keys in order to have the same key combinations as in mac osx: If I hit right or ...
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Mouse been going crazy since 14.04 . Is there a fix?

No matter what answer I've tried, if I've used the touchpad or a wireless mouse, my cursor will occasionally go wild. I've noticed it starts this behavior after long periods of use and continues ...
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Alx driven network interface randomly crash under Ubuntu 14.04

I have a software router based on H97N-WIFI, It has two internal network interfaces, I used all of them plus one additional dual port Intel network card for different purpose. One of the interface use ...
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Some words missing from comments in .odt file made in win8 and opened in ubuntu, via LibreOffice(in both)

I had saved a .odt file in my windows 8.1, in which I had saved credentials associated with each and every website I had account on. When I opened that file in ubuntu its email/username and in few ...
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How do I report a bug?

I found a problem with an application on Ubuntu. Questions : How do I best report the issue? What sort of information should I provide?
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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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Were there any bug fixes related to 3G since Ubuntu 14.04?

I have some problems with 3G connection in Ubuntu 14.04. I wanna know if there were made bug fixes or related driver updates (for Ubuntu 16.04 for instance) ?
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/var/crash/ - should I send it?

I randomly receive a message from crash reporter roughly once a week. What should I do with it? I feel it is a non-essential bug and my report will simply pollute the bug tracking system. I can delete ...
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What happens after `ubuntu-bug` has done its 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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Which package does the “”<Program>“ is not responding” dialog belong to?

I wish to file a bug report against the package with the "<Program>" is not responding. dialog belongs to: So which package does it belong to? I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: laptop reboots after suspend

When I open the lid after suspending my laptop, the laptop reboots instead of waking up normally. However, this only happens when it's on battery. This only happened today after Ubuntu performed some ...
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How to report bugs for ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

There is a cpu soft lockup when I am entering the installation gui when I am installing ubuntu 16.04, how to report bug for this?
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Annoying sftp login prompt in Krusader

Once connected to SFTP server through krusader, it always asks me for a password, even if I'd canceled request or restarted program. I can't close it even closing Krusader. Like LOOP ( while(true) { ...
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How to fix wrong automatic time and date on Ubuntu 15.04?

I have set the system time setting to Automatically update from the Internet. However, the time is still off by around 6 hours (due to a possible bug). I tried : $ sudo hwclock --show Saturday 01 ...
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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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How does the Ubuntu bug list relate to individual packages' bug lists?

For example, in issue 453 of the Ubuntu newsletter, the following can be read: Bug Stats Open (118560) -218 over last week Critical (315) +8 over last week Unconfirmed (58076) -308 ...
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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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computer turns itself on when charging

For months my computer turns itself on while charging and when my Android phone is plugged in the charging USB. That seams to be the combination to make it power up. It powers after i shut down. ...
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I reported a bug on launchpad a while ago and it seems to be fixed now, what should I do?

I reported the following bug back when I was still using Ubuntu 14.04 but it hadn't had any activity since. I've updated my system since then, and I'm on 15.10 at the moment. And at this point, the ...
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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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Where is my bug report sent?

How can I track my bug status after clicking "Continue" to "Send an error report to fix this problem"? I have reported the bug a while ago and so far no fix. Has the bug been even reported to ...