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The Ubuntu Bug Squad is an essential asset in helping to make Ubuntu and its derivatives better. == What is the Bug Squad? ==
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The Bug Squad is the first point of contact for the bugs filed about Ubuntu.  They assign bugs to packages, ensure that bug reports are complete, find duplicate bug reports, recreate bugs and forward bugs to their upstream authors.  All of these activities help the bug get fixed and subsequently making Ubuntu even better. The Bug Squad is an essential asset in progressing Ubuntu and its derivatives; The Bug Squad is the first point of contact for the bugs filed about Ubuntu. They assign bugs to packages, ensure that bug reports are complete, find duplicate bug reports, recreate bugs, and forward bugs to their upstream authors. All of these activities help the bug get fixed and subsequently make Ubuntu even better.
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Triaging bugs is a great way to learn about Ubuntu and how the operating system and development community work. You may also discover new features of Ubuntu you didn't know about! What the Bug Squad does is also known as ''Triaging,'' much like the process of prioritizing patients based on the severity of their condition, assists developers spend their time most effectively, and is a great way to learn about how Ubuntu as an operating system and as a community work. It's not uncommon to discover new interesting features you didn't know about!
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##== Latest Development Version == Another big part of what we do is assist new members triage bugs; On average, over 1,800 bugs are filed every week with more than 200,000 bugs filed so far. The Bug Squad always is in '''NEED''' of more help from the community!
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##Ubuntu 8.04, Hardy Heron, is the current development release
## * 2008-04-18 Hardy Heron [http://www.ubuntu.com/testing/804rc RC] has been released
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##== Hardy Metabugs == == Who makes up the Bug Squad? ==
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##There are some known bug reports in Hardy that are frequently reported of which you might find duplicates. Anyone interested in triaging bugs can join the Bug Squad. The [https://launchpad.net/~bugsquad/+members members] are primarily volunteers from around the world and the come together with a common cause of making Ubuntu better for eveyone. No special knowledge or training is required, just a desire to help. Currently there are about 1100 registered members.
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== Latest News ==
== Where is the BugSquad? ==

Being an international group, we can be found in #ubuntu-bugs on the Freenode IRC server which usually has over a hundred people milling around so drop in and say hi or ask questions, it's a friendly atmosphere. We joined because we ''want'' to help so don't be shy!

ubuntu-bugsquad@lists.ubuntu.com is a second way to reach the group, not everyone enjoys the IRC experience. Announcements are announced over the mailing list as well for events such as HugDay. The list is, generally speaking, a low volume list so don't be fear the inbox. :)

The Launchpad group page has a list of members [https://launchpad.net/~bugsquad]


== Want to Join? ==

Simply [https://launchpad.net/~bugsquad/+join join] the Launchpad group and the [https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-bugsquad mailing list]. Now [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad/GettingInvolved get started] triaging bugs!


== Announcements ==
 * 2008-08-07 Global Bug Jam begins!
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 * 2008-04-18 Hardy Heron Release Candidate out

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What is the Bug Squad?

The Bug Squad is an essential asset in progressing Ubuntu and its derivatives; The Bug Squad is the first point of contact for the bugs filed about Ubuntu. They assign bugs to packages, ensure that bug reports are complete, find duplicate bug reports, recreate bugs, and forward bugs to their upstream authors. All of these activities help the bug get fixed and subsequently make Ubuntu even better.

What the Bug Squad does is also known as Triaging, much like the process of prioritizing patients based on the severity of their condition, assists developers spend their time most effectively, and is a great way to learn about how Ubuntu as an operating system and as a community work. It's not uncommon to discover new interesting features you didn't know about!

Another big part of what we do is assist new members triage bugs; On average, over 1,800 bugs are filed every week with more than 200,000 bugs filed so far. The Bug Squad always is in NEED of more help from the community!

Who makes up the Bug Squad?

Anyone interested in triaging bugs can join the Bug Squad. The [https://launchpad.net/~bugsquad/+members members] are primarily volunteers from around the world and the come together with a common cause of making Ubuntu better for eveyone. No special knowledge or training is required, just a desire to help. Currently there are about 1100 registered members.

Where is the BugSquad?

Being an international group, we can be found in #ubuntu-bugs on the Freenode IRC server which usually has over a hundred people milling around so drop in and say hi or ask questions, it's a friendly atmosphere. We joined because we want to help so don't be shy!

ubuntu-bugsquad@lists.ubuntu.com is a second way to reach the group, not everyone enjoys the IRC experience. Announcements are announced over the mailing list as well for events such as HugDay. The list is, generally speaking, a low volume list so don't be fear the inbox. Smile :)

The Launchpad group page has a list of members [https://launchpad.net/~bugsquad]

Want to Join?

Simply [https://launchpad.net/~bugsquad/+join join] the Launchpad group and the [https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-bugsquad mailing list]. Now [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BugSquad/GettingInvolved get started] triaging bugs!

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