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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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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Stop/Avoid overlapping desktop icons?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. Icons on Desktop overlaps as follows: I want to avoid this and set icons' possible positions only on finite grid alignment. How to do/solve this?
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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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Where's cgconfig in Trusty?

I'm trying to create a cgroup where I can limit the resources used by Google Chrome after I hit a memory leak that froze my notebook. I followed the instructions here, here and here, but I've found ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 - on every single boot strange popup keep showing, is this a bug?

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 and every time i reboot i get this following popup, when i click close it always go back to abnormal resolution which i do not like to use. after reboot remain same problem, ...
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How to understand a lot of bug messages exactly after the start?

I receive a lot of annoying "system program problem detected" exactly after the start of my ubuntu (usually 5-6). And I can't understand what is it. Window is closing and nothing happens when I click ...
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Which package for console toggle bug?

I want to file a bug report on Launchpad about a problem with me not being able to switch to console view from the GUI loading screen on start up. When I try to toggle, the console view has been ...
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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 deal with “Errors were found while checking the disk drive for /” in a server?

It seems a little stupid for a operating system this behavior in a SERVER operating system. The problem is very simple to replicate on Ubuntu Server: just change the date back in time and then reboot ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Often a single-click is interpreted as a double one, where to report?

I find that often a single-click is interpreted as a double one, does a single click on a file in Nautilus may open the file, same for things in Firefox, and in fact, I have seen the same behaviour on ...
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Ubuntu x window system random restart

SMH Well, after looking closer at the syslog file, I took a closer look at the problem: Sep 6 14:10:02 rapbox CRON[2310]: (root) CMD (pkill -KILL -u sam) And noticed the CRON part. My friend and ...
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ubuntu-bug packagename, what is the package name for laptop keyboard-layout bugs?

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Swedish laptop keyboard and the Ubuntu language is English. Every time I restart the computer the keyboard-layout switches away from Swedish keyboard-layout to English ...
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Is there a way to open a new unity desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 using the startx command without bugs?

When I'm in text mode and I use the startx command to open a second desktop environment, it never opens properly on Ubuntu desktop running with Unity. The toolbars on the left and top of the screen ...
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Applications freeze and does not respond to mouse click or keyboard commands

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop , it has 1.8 GiB RAM and 1.60GHz processor . After a while when I was browsing on Firefox while it just stopped responding to the mouse clicks and I ...
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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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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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Ubuntu LTS buggy display

I had searched around but find nothing useful. My (don't know to say right) "display" act weirdly. Please see image below. This happens randomly, approximate on an hour interval. I don't know why ...
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Problem occured while installing Ubuntu 14.04 - Package authentication failed

As you can see this is the syslog from my installation of ubuntu 14.04 and the authentication of the initramfs-tools package faild. I have 2 questions here How could that be? Where can I report ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to get information about an auto reported bug?

When I try suspend to RAM and resume, system freezes. On next session system detects the problem and gives me a way to report it to developers. This problem has been there a long time. Is there a way ...
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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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E: Unable to locate package libqt5scripttools5

I'm following a tutorial to compile something, I've followed it to the letter but I'm getting errors when trying to install some of the required packages... chaoss@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Savage S3 and Lubuntu (or any flavour) 12.10 big issue

Please be nice with me: I spent all the night with it and I'm exausted. I've got an old Acer Aspire1300 15"(512+256RAM and 1.3 mhz cpu). I tried all night installing Lubuntu, XUbuntu.. lspci -k ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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secondary image in mate screenshot

I was taking a picture of a youtube video, using mate screenshot, when I noticed there is a secondary image on the lower right corner of the image. The ghost image was not visible when the the photo ...
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Ubuntu automatically logs out

Since the 15.10 Update, Ubuntu sometimes logs out automatically. It always happens while Chrome is opened, but not every time Chrome is opened. I couldn't figure out a pattern. Does anyone else have ...
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Possible bug? Cannot view filesystem type

I have plugged in an external hard drive. However, I noticed that I cannot view the file system type in 15.10. Is this a bug or do I need to install something additional? Image of problem