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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Why has the crash reporter stopped appearing?

I recently encountered a crash in gnome-terminal (3.10.2 under Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, using Gnome 3.10.4). I dismissed the usual crash report dialog, since I wanted to come up with a minimal set of ...
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Problem with connecting mobile broadband in Ubuntu 14.04

When I plugged mobile broadband top right bar new mobile broadband option appears then immediately disappears then again appears then immediately disappears and so on... If I click on new mobile ...
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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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unexpected EOF on the last and next to last line while creating alias

I am creating alias in .bash_aliases file in Ubuntu 14.04 with reference of this article I write these alias agi='sudo apt-get install' alias upd8='sudo apt-get update' alias perms='stat -c '%a - ...
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Problem with dialog windows and different workspaces

I have 9 workspaces. Usually Google Chrome is on 1-st workspace. But sometimes open new window of Google Chrome on some other workspace, let say 3-rd. Then I click something that will open new Dialog ...
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Don't show close, maximize or minimize Buttons in Firefox

Sometines, this bug happen in Firefox in my my Ubuntu 14.04. The close, minimize or maximize buttons not appear when I want to select one of then. This happen sometimes, and when this bug happen I ...
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Where to report bug for ubuntu-desktop-next?

I'm testing daily build of ubuntu-desktop-next, and I found a bug that I want to report. For which package to report bug? Is there ubunut-desktop-next? I can't find it.
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BugSplat while loading screen in League of Legends from PlayOnLinux

I installed League of Legends via PlayOnLinux. Then I run the installation trough play on linux. The new patcher showed up and it begun to download files. After the update, I logged in and the ...
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How do I report spam on ubuntu websites like paste.ubuntu.com

As @Lucio reported on chat, there are spam on paste.ubuntu.com. I wanted to report them, but i saw no report spam button? Quetsion in a nutshell, How can I report spam on paste.ubuntu.com, and other ...
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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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Bug report conundrum

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04. Like many others, I often get the message on startup "An application has crashed on your system (now or in the past)." This message is obviously completely unrevealing. ...
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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 well is Ubuntu and Apport handling user's crash reporting process?

The unattended-upgrade exited with some error, and later in the Desktop session, I was asked to enter my password to be able to view some error occured which was a crash report for unattended-upgrade. ...
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How to SOLVE system errors at startup, not just report them

When I start my new Ubuntu system running on Lenovo Thinkpad T540P, I always get two or three popups mentioning some System problem and giving me the opportunity to report them. Aside from waiting ...
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Can I follow progress on autosubmitted bugs?

I know how to subscribe to a bug on Launchpad if I create it or find it myself. However, when Ubuntu encounters a problem and I click "Send" to submit the bug report automatically, how can I find that ...
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How to fix: error report “Permission Error(13,'Access denied')” on Chrome GPU process crash?

UPDATE To avoid Chrome GPU process crashes I recommend xorg graphics drivers instead of any flgrx, even own-build one. Could be installed e.g. from Additional Drivers app. I'm not having any more ...
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Bash Shellshock Fix Applied But Seems that Additional Fix is Required

First time using this Ubuntu Forum, Not sure if this is right place to raise this issue. Anyway, I am having a Ubuntu 14-04 VPS running. I have applied: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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Update-manager doesn't ask password [duplicate]

A week ago update-manager doesn't asks my root password. For example now I've updated ffmpeg for chromium in my Xubuntu without root password. Is it ok? Does your _ubuntu behave the same?
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Nautilus icon doesn't get me to a previously opened Nautilus' window

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3 desktop and the normal behaviour when you click on the icon of a program already running is that you're taken to such program. For example, if I open Firefox, ...
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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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How do I report bugs about apport?

I'm having issues with Apport randomly launching, telling me that there was a crash (usually in background applications), and asking if I want to report it. When I look at the application, everything ...
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Issue with logout button Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit

I have a tedious issue with Ubuntu 14.04 Lts 64bit on my Acer E1-522 A6 5200: When I press the logout button on the menu it seems buggy. It takes a lot to the logout menu to appear and makes the ...
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How start gnome power manager

I have a bug which makes the appearing of the logout window in xubuntu 14.04 x64 delayed and buggy so I installed the Gnome power manager using apt-get. How can I manually start gnome power manager ...
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How can I see the bugs open for different versions?

Where can I see the criticals bugs for ubuntu versions? For example (this information is merely an example from my head not the reality): - 14.04 300 bugs (100 critical) - 14.10 (after official ...
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Ubuntu restarts after shutdown

I've a problem with my laptop(HP 4540s H6R10EA) that doesn't want to shut down under Ubuntu 14.04. It shut downs and after 2 secs starts again. Tried everything that I could find online: unchecked ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth adapter no found

So, I've a HP 4540(H6R10EA) and my bluetooth is working fine under Windows 8.1, but when running Ubuntu 14.04(I've a dual boot) I can't enable it. I tried searching on the forums, but none of the ...
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Ubuntu wakes up automatically after suspending

I'm having this problem since Ubuntu 12.10/13.04 i think, now I have 14.04 and the problem stills. When I click the suspend button, the Ubuntu suspends normaly but after 1 or 2 seconds it turns on ...
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Getting read-only file system after install Lubuntu 14.04

Sorry for my bad English. I am unable to use Ubuntu/Lubuntu after a fresh installation. Few seconds after boot the system is turned read-only. Previous searches indicates a bug with wubi in 14.04 ...
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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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Xubuntu 13.10 64bit - Slow and buggy “log out” process?

I'm a Windows convert who has done only a little bit of dabbling in Ubuntu in the past (back in Dapper Drake a few years back). A lot has changes since then, and I've been yearning to jump back into ...
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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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Software icon (from Sublime Text) isn't displayed in launcher

I can start the software and find it over the dash, but no icon is shown (a blank sheet in the dash and a question mark in launcher). Sublime Text is sitting in /opt/sublime_text/ . sudo sublime ...
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Help with two mini-bugs

Let's see if someone can help me with two mini-bugs I have: Sometimes, when I close the laptop and later open it, the touchpad stops working properly. Most times it only acts fuzzy a few seconds ...
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Best route to take for a confirmed, unassigned bug?

There is a bug that is potentially a security threat and has remained confirmed, unassigned since it was created in mid-July. I can appreciate that the Ubuntu developers are very busy, so I'm ...
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How to add another Ubuntu version to “affects” list on Launchpad bug?

I experience that bug on Precise: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/sysvinit/+bug/1212142 So far it has been reported that it affects Saucy. I want to add Precise to "affects" list. How to do ...
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SDK Freezes when idle for 2 min

When I let the SDK sit open for about 2 minutes it starts freezing and I can't do any editing to the source unless I expand or minimize the app. I'm not sure on how to fix this. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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When a modal window opens, and there is a full screen window on the back, this full screen window gets in the front

I am using ubuntu 14.04, with metacity, but the same bug was happening also using Cinnamon. Basically I have a bash terminal in full screen mode. If I use an other program, and this program opens a ...
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Fixing options after switching to another desktop environment

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) and recently installed xubuntu-desktop environment. After switching to Xubuntu , There are some option not working like: Here following not works: About This ...
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How to report unofficial package installed via Software Center?

I've installed a game called Slingshot Portal (package name: portal-slingshot) using Ubuntu Software Center. The game fails to start with the following error: Failed to execute command "java -jar ...
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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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How can I determine if something is a bug or not? [duplicate]

What's the the best way of ascertaining if something is a bug in ubuntu, as opposed to a problem I could rectify myself?
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cannot connect wireless keyboard when wakeup

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and a Logitech K520 wireless keyboard-mouse set. Occasionally, when I wake up Ubuntu from suspending, I find that the mouse works but the keyboard doesn't. And I find a way to ...
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Can I pay for bugs to be fixed?

I've got a bug report that's been sitting in status new, importance undecided for a while. Is it possible to pay for a specific bug to be fixed? In http://askubuntu.com/a/231339/14772 , it's said ...
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Strange bug with sound slider

I have a strange bug with sound slider in Ubuntu 14.04. This problem was described here too but with no answer and the author was using another desktop - I'm using default Unity. I can confirm that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation bug I think I'm a newbie

I downloaded Ubuntu14.04 (64 bit) and burned it on a Dvd disc, as it told me to do, booted it up and it started installing. I got it installed (I think) and it shows the Ubuntu loading screen, and ...
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How to go about troubleshooting frequent system pauses

I have had my desktop that has ran Ubuntu over a few years, on my most recent reinstall, periodically (saying once every 10 minutes or so) my system will just freeze. Mouse won't move, keyboard ...
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how to read and use crash reports?

A small independent application is crashing on my system (Kubuntu 12.04). I want to manually review the info in the crash report and then email the relevant parts to the developer. The file is located ...
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Diagnosing Crashing Problems

I'm running the latest version of 14.04 LTS on my laptop and have been having frequent crashing problems. I know it's not actually the OS that is causing the problem because I was having crashing ...
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Ubuntu high-DPI issue: blurry backgrounds

It is a minor bug, but all wallpapers are a bit blurry. At the login prompt they are nice and crisp, but once logged in, they all get this soft scaled look. Is this a known bug? I could not find ...
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Computer won't suspend : ACPI set timing mode failed

Some time ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 so I am kinda new to using Linux in general. After the install I started facing an extremely annoying error. Every time I try to suspend/hibernate my laptop I ...