[xubuntu-users] "System program problem detected"

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Thu Jul 9 08:58:54 UTC 2015

On Thu, Jul 09, 2015 at 01:18:07AM -0500, Eric Christopherson wrote:
> Lately I've been getting this strange dialog saying
>     System program problem detected
>     Do you want to report the problem now?
>     [Cancel] [Report problem...]
> every time I start my Xubuntu GUI session. I actually get at least two
> instances of this popup; one is in the top left (just under the top
> bar) and the other's in the center. When I click to send the report,
> it tells me that it's a problem installing the nvidia-331 package. I
> do have the closed-source Nvidia driver, but this keeps coming up when
> I'm not trying to upgrade. Is this just left over from some time when
> I tried to update the driver in the past?
Yes, I've seen this, it's a left over error that doesn't get cleared.

If you clear any files in /var/crash it should go away.

    sudo rm /var/crash/*

Chris Green

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