whoopsie user and daemon?

Was checking the current running process (ps aux), the whoopsie process (see screenshot) almost scared the shit out of me. I thought my lappy was infected with trojan. It turned out whoopsie is actually Ubuntu's application crash error tracker which collect error and send to Canonical server.


Now let's try to *apt-get rid* of it.

0. Where is the binary or program located in the filesystem?
$ whereis whoopsie
whoopsie: /usr/bin/whoopsie /usr/bin/X11/whoopsie

1. Which package does this program belongs to?
$ apt-file search /usr/bin/whoopsie
activity-log-manager: /usr/bin/whoopsie-preferences
activity-log-manager-control-center: /usr/bin/whoopsie-preferences
whoopsie: /usr/bin/whoopsie

2. Are there any packages that depends on this program?
$ apt-cache rdepends whoopsie
whoopsie
Reverse Depends:
elementary-desktop
whoopsie:i386
activity-log-manager-control-center:i386
activity-log-manager-control-center:i386
activity-log-manager-control-center
activity-log-manager-control-center
whoopsie:i386
activity-log-manager-control-center:i386
activity-log-manager-control-center:i386
xubuntu-desktop
ubuntu-gnome-desktop
lubuntu-desktop
ubuntu-desktop
activity-log-manager-control-center
activity-log-manager-control-center

3. What are the packages that whoopie depends on?
$ apt-cache depends whoopsie
whoopsie
Depends: libc6
Depends: libcurl3
Depends: libglib2.0-0
Depends: libwhoopsie0
Depends: 
upstart:i386
upstart
Depends: adduser
PreDepends: dpkg
dpkg:i386
Conflicts: whoopsie:i386

4. Ok. Let's now apt-get rid of it.
$ sudo apt-get --purge remove whoopsie
$ sudo apt-get autoremove

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