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[Bug 1053637] Re: Apport UI should inform what crashed before user hits "Show Details"


As per the title, that is fixed now

** Changed in: apport (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => Fix Released

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  Apport UI should inform what crashed before user hits "Show Details"

Status in apport package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  $ lsb_release -a
  LSB Version:	core-2.0-amd64:core-2.0-noarch:core-3.0-amd64:core-3.0-noarch:core-3.1-amd64:core-3.1-noarch:core-3.2-amd64:core-3.2-noarch:core-4.0-amd64:core-4.0-noarch
  Distributor ID:	Ubuntu
  Description:	Ubuntu quantal (development branch)
  Release:	12.10
  Codename:	quantal

  $ apt-cache policy apport-gtk
    Installed: 2.5.2-0ubuntu4
    Candidate: 2.5.2-0ubuntu4
    Version table:
   *** 2.5.2-0ubuntu4 0
          500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal/main amd64 Packages
          100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

  Considering that the number of times apport-gtk window pops-up when
  testing Ubuntu Development Releases can be a little overwhelming, it
  would be nice to be immediately informed of what crashed when we first
  look at it. That way, testers would quickly be able to decide if it's
  worth reporting the specific problem or not.

  The way it is now, we must click the "Show Details" button and wait
  for the details to load to know what has crashed. If we have already
  reported the program shown in the Details at "ExecutablePath", it's
  generally useless to report it again, so hitting "Show Details" and
  waiting for details to be loaded was wasted time.

  Ideally, the string stored at "ExecutablePath" should be displayed in
  apport-gtk main window right below the "Sorry, Ubuntu has experienced
  something..." line. Maybe in smaller fonts to accommodate the full

  I believe this is a small UI change that would make testing a little
  less annoying and more productive.

  (I have originally posted a full description of this problem/request,
  with screenshots, at


  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
  Package: apport 2.5.2-0ubuntu4
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-14.19-generic 3.5.3
  Uname: Linux 3.5.0-14-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
  ApportVersion: 2.5.2-0ubuntu4
  Architecture: amd64
  CheckboxSubmission: 8113a48e879cfd851bf2b71a258d2aee
  CheckboxSystem: edda5d4f616ca792bf437989cb597002
  Date: Thu Sep 20 17:12:52 2012
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64 (20120324.1)
  PackageArchitecture: all
  SourcePackage: apport
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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