Apport - Automatic crash reports
What is this all about?
How does it look like for users?
I'm a developer. How to I use these crash reports?
report format, apport-retrace
How does it work internally?
kernel patch, crashdump-helper, report, update-notifier, inotify, apport-gtk
port to upstream kernels, separate database, automatic submission
Use the source, Luke!
On Ubuntu, you can use apt-get source apport to get the complete source package.
You can download the source tarball from the [http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/apport/ Ubuntu archive].
apport is developed with the [http://bazaar-vcs.org bazaar] RCS on [https://launchpad.net/products/apport Launchpad]. If you want to contribute to it or develop your own system based on it, you can get your own branch with
bzr get http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-core-dev/apport/ubuntu/