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Apport-bug is a command line tool used in Ubuntu and related Linux distributions for reporting software bugs. It is part of the Apport error reporting system. The tool is designed to make it easy for users to report bugs by automatically collecting relevant information about the system and the application that crashed. Using apport-bug, users can report bugs directly from the terminal without having to manually gather and submit the necessary data for the bug report. When a software application crashes, apport-bug can be invoked followed by the name of the crashed application, which then triggers the bug reporting process. The tool collects important details such as system logs, package versions, and the stack trace of the crash, which are all crucial for developers to understand and fix the bug. Apport-bug also allows users to add additional comments and information to the bug report, providing more context and details that might help in the debugging process. It offers a user-friendly interface with prompts to ensure that required information is provided before submitting the bug report. In addition to the automatic collection of crash data, apport-bug offers options to include additional files or screenshot attachments in the bug report, further aiding the bug analysis process. Once the bug report is submitted, the user receives a bug ID, which can be used to track the progress of the bug and communicate with developers. Apport-bug simplifies and streamlines the bug reporting process, making it easier for users to contribute to the improvement and stability of software applications.

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