Support data gathering tool

Martin Owens doctormo at
Mon Jun 1 00:20:47 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-05-31 at 18:27 -0400, Joseph Miller wrote:
> I like this suggestion, I think it really makes a lot of sense.  Kind
> of makes me wonder why there isn't one already.  Przemysław Kulczycki,
> I have looked at the Explorer page.  I don't see any reason for Ubuntu
> to not do this as a shell script as well.  I am not familiar with
> actually using the tool, however.  Would you be willing to design a
> little bit more how such a tool should work?  The tool should probably
> have an option to save to a file or to output to screen.  The -xorg
> option should probably also have a -display alias or some such.  I
> don't know all the log files or commands to run for each of these
> scenarios.  If someone could tell me which commands or which log files
> were necessary for each scenario, I could put something together and
> try to submit it.
> -Joseph

Doesn't the features of Checkbox and Apport somewhat cover this?

Regards, Martin

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