Questions tagged [whoopsie]

In Ubuntu, whoopsie is a daemon that is responsible for collecting error reports from apport and then sending that report to Canonical if the user agrees to this in the apport confirmation dialog.

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How do I configure Whoopsie to submit error reports in Xubuntu 18.04.1?

Whoopsie tryes several times to sending an error reports but fails. Now I see in Synaptic that not all the settings are enabled/installed. Wich settings must be enabled to get it proper to work?
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Crash report setting won't save

When I try to set whoopsie to send crash reports automatically, this error message pops up.
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Disable all services in Ubuntu 16.04 (and later) causing any internet connection

Given that an IOT device running Ubuntu 16.04, I would like to restrict network or internet consumption. Thus, I am looking for two things here. Identify (& Stop) all ubuntu services causing ...
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Whoopsie and NetworkManager seem to be crashing causing network connectivity issues

I've recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Lenovo W540 Thinkpad, and I am having issues with my wireless network allowing network traffic. The /var/log/syslog and journalctl -xe output during the ...
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Where do I look to see if my whoopsie 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 customization whoopsie error

I am trying to customize ubuntu 14.04 using uck but when i run apt-get upgrade it throws whoopsie error in uck. What could be the solultion to sort out this. Since whoopsie does not upgrade I cannot ...
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After submitting a .crash file using apport, I get no feedback URL to Launchpad, whoopsie reports the crash is already reported

I have done this many times before and it has always worked so I don't know what the problem is now, I even had a look at this but still can't get it working. virt-manager had a crash, it created a ....
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Whoopsie erorr cant uninstall

Help i cant uninstall whoopsie or reinstall it i cant purge it or anything help i tried every thing and i cant find the lock files. This i the screen i get when i try to uninstall it or reinstall or ...
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Can't find whoopsie process

I have tried several find commands to find whoopsie but I can't find the process to disable it. I know it's not already disabled because when I do locate whoopsie I get: /usr/share/apport/whoopsie-...
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Is apport/whoopsie only able to report bugs to Ubuntu's system (launchpad?)?

My company is creating a private package for use with Ubuntu, available from our private APT repository. If a crash dump associated with our package is generated by apport/whoopsie, and a user ...
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Unknown username “whoopsie” after updating to ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

After installing the update to ubuntu 14.04 LTS from ubuntu 12.04. I tried completing the update by going into shell after restarting computer and typing sudo sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -n precise -u. ...
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Does the Ubuntu upload oops to kernelopps.org?

I would like my kernel oops to be send to http://kerneloops.org. Ubuntu uses Whoopsie/Apport to intercept these crashes but sends them to https://daisy.ubuntu.com. Does Whoopsie/Apport send these ...
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Is there a way to prevent crash report uploads monopolizing network connection?

I have experienced a few crashes on 14.04 and have selected the option to send crash report. Once the upload starts, my browser and mail client fail to connect to the network until crash upload ...
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Apport Vs Whoopsie! [duplicate]

From my readings I found that both do the same job by collecting crash reports to send it to Canonical. So why there is two daemon processes doing the same Job? If there differences between them, so ...
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gremlin.canonical saturating my broadband

I am seeing consistent packet push from gremlin.canonical which is really saturating my connection. Little investigation on the box reveals this has something to do with woopsie. I have say this has ...
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How to make whoopsie more silent (log clutter with “online”messages)

I know what whoopsie is from the answers to What is the 'whoopsie' process and how can I remove it? I do not want to stop error reporting, as I think that error reporting is the minimum a ...
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Where do the system error reports go?

Every once in a while an error pops up, so there's this dialogue box which asks if one would like to inform Ubuntu about it. Upon confirming, where does this report go? Can it be followed up? If it is ...
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How are bugs classified as “by 12.04 standards”?

I have been checking the Ubuntu errors page, but in the legend I noticed that both 12.10 and 13.04 are listed twice. Once just Ubuntu 12.10, and another Ubuntu 12.10 (by 12.04 standards). So what ...
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Why was whoopsie not disabled in stable 12.10?

I was wondering about this for quite a while. I've been using ubuntu for quite a long time now, and I knew apport showed these "internal error detected" messages, without actually being noticably ...
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Why does whoopsie increasingly take more CPU?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I've been following whoopsie with the top program and noticed something strange. In the afternoon the daemon process was only using up to 2% of CPU power. But ...
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How to make apport always open a bug report page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I track a bug that caused a crash and was reported via apport / whoopsie? Since I updated to 12.04 apport sends crash reports to the server silently without opening a ...
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How can I copy the text of an unreportable error? [duplicate]

Occasionally I receive an error report from Ubuntu with the option to send in the details of the error. However, if the error was generated from a non-official package (local installation or PPA) I ...
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How can I track a bug that caused a crash and was reported via apport / whoopsie?

It used to be that when a program crashed, especially when a user was using a pre-release of Ubuntu, apport could be used to open a bug report. The user could then track the bug, see if it affected ...
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What is the 'whoopsie' process and how can I remove it?

On one of my machines I have a process running called "whoopsie". I'm running 12.04 server and never specifically installed anything with this name. Google seems to imply that it has something to ...