[ubuntu-uk] Error report not working

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Fri May 4 21:32:09 UTC 2012

On 4 May 2012 21:17, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:

> On 4 May 2012 20:18, scoundrel50a <scoundrel50a at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Since I had to do the reinstall, I keep getting crash reports, a lot more
> > than what I was getting when it was running beta 1.....I click on the
> crash
> > report logo, it brings up the box, which shows what has crashed and
> where it
> > says submit, I click and nothing happens, so I cant submit the crash
> > report....then I try the terminal and use ubuntu-bug whatever and it
> says it
> > cant find the crash report.....something has broken since the
> > reinstall.......anybody have any ideas how I can get the crash report
> > working again.......
> I think it is submitting the report but doing so anonymously and not
> giving you the chance to see the bug report.  I may be wrong here,
> someone will correct me if so.
> I too find this frustrating, there is no way of knowing what is going
> on and tracking a bug report to see when it is going to get fixed.
> Also when one was asked to do a bug report one had the option to say
> don't ask me about this again for this version of the problem package.
>  The result is that I am seeing several of these every day and don't
> have any way of finding out more about what is going on.
Look in /var/crash for files in group whoopsie.  These are crash reports
automatically submitted.  According to Popey, Canonical is using this to
get crash reports so they can see which packages are unstable.  You can
probably report them in the normal way with ubuntu-bug and the .crash file

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