"System program problem" report button does nothing

Bug #1821412 reported by Brian Murray on 2019-03-22
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-notifier (Ubuntu)
Status tracked in Eoan
Eoan
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

Test Case
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sudo xeyes &
sudo kill -11 $PID from above
receive crash notification
click "Report problem..."
Observe nothing happen

Research
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crash.c calls the following '/usr/bin/pkexec /usr/share/apport/apport-gtk' and this works if I call it manually so something must be awry in crash.c.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 19.04
Package: update-notifier 3.192.14
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.0.0-7.8-generic 5.0.0
Uname: Linux 5.0.0-7-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zavl icp zcommon znvpair
ApportVersion: 2.20.10-0ubuntu23
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: MATE
Date: Fri Mar 22 13:46:38 2019
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-08-10 (223 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Server 18.04.1 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20180725)
SourcePackage: update-notifier
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to disco on 2019-02-28 (21 days ago)

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :
Changed in update-notifier (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
tags: added: rls-dd-notfixing rls-ee-incoming
removed: rls-dd-incoming
tags: added: id-5c9cf7c38b53cd82590a3144
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in update-notifier (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Matt Robbins (mtr-w) wrote :

It's happening to me with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop.

tags: removed: rls-ee-incoming
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