How To Disable The Apport Error Reporting On Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

Hello Linux Geeksters. In this short guide I will show you how to easily disable the Apport Error Reporting on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr.

How To Disable The Apport Error Reporting On Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

As you may know, when somethings breaks in unity, you get the following error: ‘Sorry, Ubuntu 14.04 has experienced an internet error’

If you want not to be bothered again by this windows / error notification, you can easily disable it by setting the enable value to 0, in the etc/default/apport file.

The easiest way to do this via commandline is:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "enabled=0" > /etc/default/apport'

Now that apport will not be enabled at startup anymore, stop the service in order not to get bothered by it again, until the first reboot:

$ sudo service apport stop

If you want to temporary enable apport, do:

$ sudo service apport start force_start=1

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