Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Re: More diagnostics data from desktop

On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 02:19:50PM +0000, Chris Rainey wrote:
> Great ideas!
> I've been _manually_ re-enabling these popcon reports at every
> install(Ubuntu gives me a $free OS and the least I can do is help 'em out
> w/ some telemetry!) via:
> $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure popularity-contest
> As a sys-admin, I do installs regularly and having so many apport notices
> user-facing has been an irritation(i.e. cups-browsed has crashed,
> gnome-shell has crashed, etc.). These are not show-stopping in the majority
> of cases and only confuse the end-user. I would welcome 'silent'
> crash-reporting for such use cases.

If you install the package apport-noui the crash reports should be
reported 'silently'. I haven't worked on in a bit but if you run into
any issues please let me know.

Brian Murray

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