Crashes from Unity/Xorg continues with 12.10

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at
Tue Oct 23 08:44:26 UTC 2012

On 23.10.2012 09:36, Thomas Novin wrote:
> Hello
> I had lots of problems (and lots of lost data) because of this bug in 12.04:
> Even after that I've had an occasional Unity/Xorg crash. And it's very
> inconvenient every time since I always loose work when working in
> applications that can't auto-save etc.
> Now I had my first crash in 12.10 and it generated a crash-file in
> /var/crash:
> -rw-r-----  1 root     whoopsie 5718069 okt 22 16:14 _usr_bin_Xorg.0.crash
> However, after logging in, I didn't get any notification that my system had
> crashed and question about submitting. I then read here:
> and changed under Privacy >
> Diagnostics, Send error reports to Canonical. This has no effect though,
> after logging out and then in again I get no question about submitting my
> crash.
> Now I entered this setting again and the option was unchecked! It seems
> that checking that option doesn't stick.
> Please advice, how should I handle/report my crashing Xorg/Unity..

File a bug with 'apport-bug /var/crash/_usr_bin_Xorg.0.crash'.


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