Tags

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Tags provide us ways to group bugs across packages, easily find certain types of bugs or divide a package's bug reports into smaller parts.

Below are some standard tags and information about when to use the tag when working on bug reports about Ubuntu.

Different ways you can help

Tag

Use case

bitesize

This bug is easy to fix and suitable for new contributors.

needs-artwork

A bug that needs new artwork to be created

needs-coding

A bug that needs new source code to be written

needs-design

A bug that needs UI design done first

needs-packaging

Packaging requests - software that isn't packaged for Ubuntu yet

needs-sound

A bug that needs new sound to be created

Generic bug tags

Tag

Use case

apport-bug

A bug reported using "Report a Problem" in an application's Help menu contains lots of details!

apport-collected

A bug that has had apport-collect ran against it which will contain additional information.

apport-crash

A crash reported by apport - Ubuntu's automated problem reporter.

apport-package

A bug reported by apport when a package operation failed.

package-conflict

A bug reported by apport when a package operation failed due to a conflict with a file provided by another package.

derivatives

Bugs related to Derivatives.

desktop-file

The bug requests the addition/fix of a .desktop file.

fix-to-verify

A bug that is Fix Released and should be verified when performing iso testing of daily builds or milestones.

ftbfs

Bugs describing build failures of packages.

gobuntu

Bugs related to Gobuntu.

hw-specific

A bug that requires a specific piece of hardware to duplicate.

iso-testing

A bug found when performing iso testing.

likely-dup

The bug is likely a duplicate of another bug ((maybe an upstream bug too) but you can't find it.

manpage

This bug is about a package's manpage being incorrect.

metabug

This bug has a high probability of duplicate reports being filed.

multiarch

This bug is due to an issue with the new multiarch triplet paths, this can be build time, install time, or run time issues.

nautilus-desktop-icons

Bugs related to the Nautilus desktop, especially the alignment, display and grid of icons.

needs-devrelease-testing

A bug that existed in a previous release of Ubuntu and needs to be tested in the latest development release.

needs-reassignment

A bug that was reported about the wrong package but the package maintainer isn't sure which package it belongs to.

packaging

The bug is likely to be a packaging mistake.

screencast

This bug report includes a screencast of the bug in action!

string-fix

This bug is a string fix (not code) and is great for new contributors. For spelling and grammatical errors.

touch

an issue with touch support in applications or X.

triage-mentoring-available

This bug has been identified as one that could use some additional information and another triager is offering guidance for getting that information.

units-policy

A bug that violates the UnitsPolicy.

unmetdeps

Bugs that indicate packages not being installable due to missing dependencies.

upgrade-software-version

Bugs that request new software versions - please help reviewing them carefully.

work-intensive

triaging requires intensive work to validate/reproduce.

dist-upgrade

A bug that was encountered when upgrading between releases of Ubuntu.

testcase

A bug which contains a test case - steps to recreate the bug.

Application Specific Tags

Cheese Specific

Tags Apport adds while collecting information for Cheese Webcam Booth.

Tag

Use case

gstreamer-error

Bug is related to bad drivers and not Cheese. Switch bug to the linux package for missing/bad drivers.

gstreamer-ok

Video gstreamer input works fine (drivers seem fine), most likely a Cheese bug.

Unity

The full list of tags for Unity is maintained at: Unity/FilingBugs#Bug_Tags, including:

Tag

Use case

unity

Compiz bugs which are affecting Unity.

running-unity

Bugs reported by people who are running Unity.

needs-design

A bug that needs UI design done first.

backlog

Things that design has done and has finished on that needs to be implemented.

Update Manager

Tag

Use case

lucid2precise

Bugs related to upgrades from Lucid Lynx (10.04) to Precise Pangolin (12.04).

cdrom-upgrade

Bugs related to an upgrade from CD-ROM or DVD media.

Other specific bug tags

Ayatana

Specific bugs concerning parts of the Ayatana project.

Tag

Use case

app-menu

Bugs related to the App Menu.

indicator-applet

Bugs related to the use of the Indicator Applet that are not in the 'indicator-applet' package (no Application Indicators).

indicator-application

Bugs related to the use of Indicator Application that are not in the 'indicator-application' package.

trayaway

Bugs related to the Notification Area transition.

Hardware Specific

Tag

Use case

ac97-jack-sense

This bug deals with headphone sense for AC'97 based codecs (0401).

hda-jack-sense

This bug deals with headphone sense for HDA based codecs (0403).

macbook

These bugs deal with Mac Book systems.

macbookpro

These bugs deal with Mac Book Pro systems.

ps3

Some bug reports are about people running Ubuntu on a Playstation 3.

ume

These bugs deal with Ubuntu Mobile and Embeded systems.

armel

These bugs deal with Ubuntu arm systems.

Historical Tags

These tags were relevant previously for Ubuntu bugs and may still appear in some bugs.

Tag

Use case

need-amd64-retrace

The bug contains a crash report that needs retracing with apport-retrace on amd64.

need-i386-retrace

The bug contains a crash report that needs retracing with apport-retrace on i386.

need-powerpc-retrace

The bug contains a crash report that needs retracing with apport-retrace on powerpc.

Kernel Specific

Tag

Use case

apport-kerneloops

This Kernel Oops was reported using apport.

bitesize

With regards to the kernel, this includes things like enabling modules and changing kernel config options.

cherry-pick

A kernel bug that has a git commit SHA from the upstream kernel.

hibernate-resume

This bug was triggered by a hibernate/resume failure.

kernel-bug

A "BUG:" message output was noted in the logs but it did not contain an Oops.

kernel-oops

This bug causes a kernel Oops message.

needs-upstream-testing

This bug needs to be tested with the upstream kernel.

kernel-fixed-upstream

This bug is not reproducible with the latest upstream kernel version available that allows the reporter to test it, and the version is higher than the Ubuntu kernel after mapping.

kernel-bug-exists-upstream

This bug is reproducible with the latest upstream kernel version available that allows the reporter to test it, and the version is higher than the Ubuntu kernel after mapping.

suspend-resume

This bug was triggered by a suspend/resume failure.

xorg-needs-kernel-fix

This is an xorg bug which is dependent on a kernel patch.

For more tags see Kernel/Tagging.

Kubuntu Specific

Tag

Use case

guidance-powermanager

This kde-guidance bug is in powermanager.

kde-guidance-displayconfig

This kde-guidance bug is in displayconfig.

kde-guidance-mountconfig

This kde-guidance bug is in mountconfig.

kde-guidance-serviceconfig

This kde-guidance bug is in serviceconfig.

kde-guidance-userconfig

This kde-guidance bug is in userconfig.

kde-guidance-wineconfig

This kde-guidance bug is in wineconfig.

needs-upstream-report

This bug needs the report to be forwarded to the upstream project.

needs-upstream-sync

This bug has been forwarded to the upstream project which has released a fix that has not been merged yet.

upstream

This bug is reported to the upstream project.

More specific

Tag

Use case

a11y

This bug is an accessibility problem.

apport-hook

This bug is about modifying or adding an apport hook for a package.

dxteam

This bug is specifically targeted by Canonical developers, only to be associated with the 'notifications' tag.

ec2-images

This bug is related to Ubuntu on EC2.

java-headless

This bug is related to a Java program or library that could run headless but depends on a full Java environment (including graphics and sound).

ldap

This bug is a LDAP problem.

linuxfirmwarekit

This bug contains Linux firmware kit test results.

ngo

This bug affects NGOs.

notifications

This bug is related to the notification system (notify-osd).

nscd

This bug deals with nscd which is part of the glibc package.

usability

This bug is a usability problem.

rtl

This bug is a right-to-left problem.

uec-images

This bug is related to the Ubuntu Enterprise Cloude (UEC) images.

xinerama

This bug is a xinerama problem. Multiple-monitor configuration.

Patch specific

patch

A patch in its final form, and can immediately be released into the appropriate Ubuntu repository as outlined in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Patches. A raw patch copied from an external location, or possible/test/draft patches wouldn't fit this criteria.

patch-accepted-debian

This bug has a patch attached to it that has been accepted by Debian.

patch-accepted-upstream

This bug has a patch attached to it that has been accepted by upstream.

patch-forwarded-debian

This bug has a patch attached to it that has been forwarded to Debian.

patch-forwarded-upstream

This bug has a patch attached to it that has been forwarded upstream.

patch-needswork

This bug has a patch attached to it that needs some work done on it.

patch-rejected

This bug has a patch attached to it that was not included in Ubuntu.

patch-rejected-debian

This bug has a patch attached to it that has been rejected by Debian.

patch-rejected-upstream

This bug has a patch attached to it that has been rejected by upstream.

patch-upstreaminput

This bug has a patch attached to it that has been forwarded upstream and requires their input or incorporation.

Regression specific

See the regression tracker for a list of these bugs and QATeam/RegressionTracking for more information.

Tag

Use case

regression-release

A bug in a release that was not present in a previous release. Should be used together with a separate tag for the release the regression was found in. This also applies to a development release where an update introduces a regression prior to its official release.

regression-update

A bug in a stable release that was introduced by a package from -updates. This would not apply to a development release where a regression was introduced prior to its official release.

regression-proposed

A bug in a stable release of Ubuntu that was found when testing a package from -proposed.

regression-retracer

An apport crash bug report that was identified by the retracer as having the same characteristics as a fixed crash report.

needs-bisect

This is for when a bisect is requested or required to fix the bug.

performing-bisect

The reporter, developer, or triager is in the process of performing a bisection.

bisect-done

Add when a bisect has been completed and the offending commit(s) identified.

SRU Specific

See StableReleaseUpdates for more information.

Tag

Use case

verification-done

A Stable Release Update bug with a package in -proposed that has been confirmed to fix the bug.

verification-failed

A Stable Release Update bug with a package in -proposed that has been verified to not fix the bug.

verification-needed

A Stable Release Update bug with a package in -proposed needing testing.

X Specific

For X tags please check X Tagging with all the official X tags

Experiments

Tag

Use case

asked-to-upstream

Users were asked to report the bug upstream themselves.


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Bugs/Tags (last edited 2015-09-20 14:44:09 by es20490446e)