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Apport is a system which intercepts crashes when they happen, gathers information about crashes and files reports about crashes amongst other features.

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Apport service message

I use Ubuntu Studio 20.04.3 LTS. Each time there is an upgrade related with Apport Service, I get the following message: appor-autoreport.service is a disable service. How can I fix this? Do I have ...
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How to fix apport-retrace

I am attempting to help report a bug to an ubuntu package called gnome-recipes https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/recipes/-/issues/121. I am in the process of understanding how to create debug symbols ...
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Segmentation fault while upgrading on 20.04

sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages were automatically installed and ...
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crash report pops up after login - xubuntu 20.04.1

I had a crash report everytime I login into xubuntu 20.04.1, after performing apt update and reboot, everytime I login into xfce session I got error report, /var/log/apport.log, ERROR: apport (pid ...
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Can an error report include memory dumps from programs other than the crashed one?

If gedit crashes and I choose to send the error report from Ubuntu 20.04, will the memory state information in the error report only include gedit's memory or can the error report include memory dumps ...
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Two different core files generated at different occasions of application crash

I wanted my C++ application to produce core dumps when it crashed, so I followed this advice: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2065912/core-dumped-but-core-file-is-not-in-the-current-directory ...
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'System Program Problem Detected' vs "Sorry, Ubuntu * has experienced an internal error"

I am trying to fix a 20 04 installation that crashes a lot. One question i have is about the two different messages from ...(apport it seems) . It seems sometimes i see one, sometimes the other... I ...
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Trouble finding core dump in Ubuntu 18.04, in application built from source

I have turned on the apport service, and set ulimit to unlimited. The application (emacs version 27.1.50, built from source from the emacs-27 branch) reports that a core is dumped. However, I can't ...
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systemd[1]: apport-autoreport.service: Failed with result 'start-limit-hit'

systemd is using 100% continually ... here is top top - 19:47:09 up 13 min, 1 user, load average: 3.26, 2.62, 1.69 Tasks: 306 total, 4 running, 294 sleeping, 0 stopped, 8 zombie %Cpu(s): 35.5 ...
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How to make sure an error listed at https://errors.ubuntu.com/ gets a bug report assigned to it?

When some program crashes and an automatically generated error report is sent as discussed here What happens when I click "Send" after Ubuntu experienced an internal error? then the error ...
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Where the error report is saved

I use Ubuntu Studio 20.04 (upgraded from 19.10, and that upgraded from 18.04). Even the fact I use exactly the same Operating System inside 3 desktop PCs and 1 laptop... I have a problem only in one ...
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How to get coredump from process crashed inside a docker container using apport?

We have a bunch of microservices, published as docker images, and run them on-premise for local testing and in AKS k8s cluster. We use ubuntu 16.04, because currently AKS uses it. We would like to ...
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apport versus coredumpctl?

In opening a bug report for a program just now, a core dump from coredumpctl was requested. Running that command produced a message that the command wasn't available, but could be made available by ...
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System program problem detected from apport: should i worry about it?

I'm quite new to Ubuntu, I've installed 18.04 on my laptop 2 weeks ago. However sometimes, like every couple of days, I get the report "System program problem detected" from apport. I know I can ...
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Is there anyway we can troubleshoot internal error with available information?

I've been using Ubuntu for more than a year now. Mostly for school assignments, and I don't use dual-boot. So I guess I quite enjoy it and I don't think I'd ever go back to my old OS. This is about ...
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How to read or open .crash file from /var/crash

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I am new in Ubuntu. Crash file with name _usr_bin_gnome-shell.121.crash is getting generated inside /var/crash. I read many posts that how to read/open .crash file ...
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Report problem feature seems to be Broken on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

Noticed the following on the desktop and the laptop at my home which both runs on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS. As shown below, On the desktop first and later on the laptop after logging into the admin ...
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Can't find apport core dumps

I want core dumps for my crashing application, but can't find them. According to this answer I should be using apport. $> systemctl list-unit-files | grep apport ...
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How can I view the core dump in 18.04 LTS?

I am experimenting with C-pointers and I get segmentation faults and want to view the core. Following the advice at Where do I find the core dump in ubuntu 16.04LTS? doesn't work for me. Also looked ...
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What is the default behaviour of apport / whoopsie in 18.04 / 19.10 regarding crash reporting

When application crashes the Linux kernel sends the core dump to apport which then provides it to whoopsie. Would these servcies in stable distribution send crash reports (including core dumps) to ...
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Keep error/crash notifications, but stop Ubuntu from “calling home”? [duplicate]

Is there a way (in Ubuntu 16.x, 18.x) to disable all error reporting? I want to keep being notified but disable any and all „calling home“. I do not want to disable being personally notified, just ...
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Unable to download any new software because of Errors

No `apport` report written, because MaxReports is reached already These errors were encountered while processing: fontconfig libreoffice-core libreoffice-calc python3-uno libreoffice-gtk3 ...
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Send apport reports to private server instead of Canonical

Is there a way for me to automate crash reports to a private server? I would like apport reports to be sent to http://example.com, not Canonical. I'm not sure if this has been already done or is a ...
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Apport: bug unreportable due to truncated core dump

Sometimes after logging in I get a message saying: Sorry, Ubuntu 19.04 has experienced an internal error. Send problem report to the developers? I always click Send, but don't think it really works ...
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Manually compile and install debugging symbols for the recoll package?

I've got some crash files for recoll from which I would like to extract a symbolic stack trace. Unfortunately, there are no debug symbols available for this package, so my stack traces are mostly ...
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how to see what went wrong ("There was a problem.. report it) [duplicate]

How do I know what went wrong when "There was a problem.. report" box comes up every time I boot. How to stop the repeats after I "report" this?
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"Collecting problem information" doesn't end. Apporting does't stop

I used ubuntu-bug -w to send a bug report. About LibreOffice 6.2.0.3 not having 100% Fullscreen in Ubuntu 18.10 (Sometimes it does have Fullscreen). It's been like an hour and so-called "Apporting" ...
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Bug reporting tool not working - what do I do?

I want to report a bug in a desktop application package (tomboy) in 18.04. Following the guide on help.ubuntu.com, in a terminal window I issue ubuntu-bug tomboy. (This actually calls apport-gtk on my ...
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Collecting Java Heap Dump via apport

We have a Java application server which does real-time audio/video processing and for that purpose, it consumes a lot of memory (25+GB of RAM). Due to some, yet unknown, mistake in our JNI, every now ...
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Submitting a Bug on Launchpad when there are Missing Debug Packages?

I submitted a bug report to Launchpad using Apport. Shortly after, I received the following email: Thank you for your report! However, processing it in order to get sufficient information for ...
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xserver-xorg-core2:1.18.4-0ubuntu0.8 Crash with SIGABRT in OsAbort()

How do I fix Ubuntu 16.04 has experienced an internal error on a Toshiba Satellite T135 13.3" laptop with Intel X4500M Integrated Graphics? I tried restarting the computer as advised, where I got this ...
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please help with fixing my dpkg issue 30 packages are broken

due to a stupidity, I accidentally deleted my dpkg folder.. and tried to restore it in all possible ways. but still following packages are broken.. can anyone please help dpkg: error processing ...
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I cannot upgrade Ubuntu or autoclean due to the inability to run "apt-get -f install"

I am unable to clean my disk space by running autoclean, nor can I upgrade because I am continually asked to run apt-get -f install however due to a full disk it will not install. autoclean doesn't ...
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my dpkg seems to be corrupt or broken

Few weeks ago, I had deleted my dpkg folder by mistake (sudo rm -f "something that had dpkg directory") After few panic attacks, I followed Ask Ubuntu and restored dpkg (or at least I thought I did), ...
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All apt-get commands core dump

Trying to run sudo apt-get update, or almost any apt command, results in a core dump. The error message doesn't give much more than that: Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease ...
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Launchpad.net : "Lost something?"

I used Apport to report a severe Ubuntu. When sending it, I got told something like: The bug you are trying to report has already been reported, please click here to see it and add details to help ...
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Crash Reporter strangely suggests Apport UgradeStatus is "No upgrade log present (probably a fresh install)"

After a crash probably relating to Firefox and or Suspend on a Ubuntu 14.04LTS install, Crash Reporter said that it was due to Apport and that Upgrade Status is "No upgrade log present (probably a ...
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Where can I get apport traceback information after I've submitted my crash report

I've been getting alot of segv crashes in gnome-shell and although the apport window has alot of info, it's not very user friendly (window is really small, no way of searching, no way of saving a copy ...
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Apport aptget returning E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

There seems to be a lot of question like this but none have solved my problem. I was trying to install libprotobuf-dev and protobuf-compiler packages. but couldn't install that. got this error ...
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Why isn't apport being fixed and is there a better solution than disabling it?

I apologize if this is a meta question. Also, if there is a duplicate of this please mark it so. Pretty much anyone who has installed Ubuntu in the last decade is familiar with the error message: "...
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systemd-networkd-wait-online.service causing Artful to take over 2 minutes to boot, but Apport says package is not installed

Symptons same on every release after 16.04.3. At boot, system hangs on the Ubuntu screen with 4 flashing dots for over 2 minutes. Ran systemd blame which indicated systemd-networkd-wait-online....
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Which command gets udevdb.txt file at launchpad?

When I run ubuntu-bug or apport-collect an udevdb.txt file listing all devices is uploaded to Launchpad. How can I get this file without using Launchpad?
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(16.04) How can I permanently disable apport?

According to this answer, I can disable apport by editing /etc/default/apport and setting enabled=0. I have done this: $ cat /etc/default/apport # set this to 0 to disable apport, or to 1 to enable ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/apport_2.20.1-0ubuntu2.6_all.deb [duplicate]

while l try sudo apt-get upgrade l get the following : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following ...
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What happened to apport's "examine locally" button?

According to https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingProgramCrash an application crash should be examined further using the "Examine locally" button from Apport: That button is no longer in the 16.04LTS ...
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How to disable Apport pop-up message without disabling Apport?

Is there a way to disable the Apport pop-up dialog error message that appears when an Ubuntu error occurs without disabling Apport? Message that appears in the pop-up: "Sorry, Ubuntu 16.04 has ...
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Where do I look to see if my sent crash reports is being tracked?

Recently I've been having an issue with NetworkManager crashing on boot or on resume from suspend. I enabled apport specifically, so I can report and track this issue. When the problem occurs I get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (python2.7) Errors were encountered while processing python3.4-minimal python3.4 python3 [...]

I noticed I can't install/uninstall any packages with apt. apt-get install -f returns lots of errors Errors were encountered while processing: python3.4-minimal python3.4 python3 ubuntu-drivers-...
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Ubuntu 16.04 has experienced an internal error

I will show here what I got with error tracker Error reports sent from this system Occurred Received Problem Type Program 2017-02-21 08:02 2017-02-21 09:02 UTC Crash boinc-client ...
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How to report a boot time kernel panic

I have a consistent kernel panic on boot, with a newer kernen that I've just installed. I still have an older kernel installed, to boot to. How can I properly report this crash to the Ubuntu kernel ...
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