System Program Problem Detected in Ubuntu by Apport and fixing methods
After the last OS update, during my system startup i was greeted with system program problem detected pop-up notification by Apport. Apport is a build-in Ubuntu tool to notify you whenever a program crashes. This is normal. This notification will offer just two options. Cancel and Report problem to developer.
How to Fix System Program Problem Detected in Ubuntu by Apport:
In Ubuntu the crash reports generated by programs are stored in /var/crash directory. In your terminal just run the below command to check the crash files.
ls -l /var/crash
Then using the below command, remove all the crash reports.
sudo rm -fr /var/crash/*
Then restart your system and check if it comes again. If the program crashes it will show again.
To disable apport completely, please follow the below method.
Open your terminal, in the terminal type below command and hit enter.
gksu gedit /etc/default/apport
Type your Ubuntu password if asked. It will open the apport configuration file in gedit text editor. Just Change the enabled=1 to enabled=0. Save and close the file editor. That’s it.