I will start by saying this is not a duplicate of System Program Problem Detected nor "System Program Problem Detected".
I do not want to disable apport. I want to find a way to know what is the Problem the system detected and find a way of fix it.

This notification appears everytime I log in: Saucy Salamander

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander 32Bit.


1. Apport won't come up when clicking Report Problem.
2. Cairo-Dock won't start sporadically.
3. Login takes longer than expected.
4. Chrome crashes from time to time.
5. Laptop will overheat when CPU usage.

  • When you click "Report problem...", apport will come up, and will be able to give you more in-depth information. Would you mind copying and pasting the output from apport, please? Keep in mind, it may take a few seconds for apport to get all of the information, so be patient. :) – ExplodingKittens Feb 1 '14 at 3:46
  • okay, that's fine, we can try to work this out without apport. Have you been experiencing any issues besides these errors appearing (eg. Unity crashes, programs crash, slow logout/login)? – ExplodingKittens Feb 1 '14 at 3:51
  • I have the same thing here. I'm on Asus N76W laptop, what is your machine? – v010dya Feb 1 '14 at 3:53
  • @Hans I have found that there are some issues with i5 processor on this machine, when it is running at 100% (no, not only heat sinking). BOINC, for example, produces invalid results. This is why i have asked. – v010dya Feb 1 '14 at 3:59
  • @Hans Chrome tends to crash quite a bit (I don't know if they fixed that in this most recent update), but since you are getting the error dialog at login, the culprit may be Cario-Dock. It might be crashing quite a bit, but catching itself most of the time and restarting. Other times it might not be so lucky. Consider uninstalling Cario-Dock with sudo apt-get remove cario-dock. If this doesn't solve the problem, you can reinstall it without having to redownload by simply issuing sudo apt-get install cario-dock again. – ExplodingKittens Feb 1 '14 at 4:01

Fixed by improving keyboard shortcuts in the Cairo-Dock app:

  • Corrected Lock Screen Shortcut as Super+L somehow is not allowed.
  • Corrected Use Keyboard to navigate Cairo Dock as Super+Enter is somehow not allowed.

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