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Bug trackers

Debian's Bug tracker

Package information in Debian

Direct use of those<package> or<package>

Direct use of those (source packages)<package> or<package>

GNOME's Bug tracker

Bug Helper

Bughelper and its components are tools used by the BugSquad to facilitate triaging bugs and share knowledge about bugs. Learn more at ["BugHelper"].

Mailing lists

Almost all activity in Malone is relayed to a mailing list, [ ubuntu-bugs]. You should subscribe to this list if you want to be notified about new bugs and what people are doing to existing ones.

However, it gets a lot of mail. If you just want to read about new bugs that were filed, you want the following [:Procmail] script. You should have the INBOX variable declared to point to the appropriate mailbox

# Only keep ubuntu-bugs mail that announces newly reported bugs.
* ^TO_ubuntu-bugs@lists\.ubuntu\.com
* ^X-Launchpad-Bug:
  :0 B
  * ^Public bug reported:

Other mailing lists you might be interested in are:

Bug bot

Nowadays we simply use Malone and our Bug bot works like this:

<slomo_> seb128: any ideas on bug #43597? seems to be really weird to me...
<Ubugtu> Malone bug 43597 in gtk+2.0 "ctrl-x makes text bold (instead of cut)" [Normal,Unconfirmed]

For hysterical raisins

In #ubuntu-bugs and #ubuntu-desktop we have a bug bot, which behaves like this:

<dholbach> ubuntu bug 15700
<Ubugtu> Ubuntu Bugzilla bug #15700: esound causes desktop session to hang Product: Ubuntu, Component: esound, Severity: normal, Assigned to:, Status: ASSIGNED
<dholbach> malone bug 1356
<Ubugtu> Malone bug #1356: On person merge, remove one wiki name Fix req. for: launchpad (upstream), Severity: Normal, Assigned to: Stuart Bishop, Status: Fixed

Which package does a file belong to?

Need to know which package is responsible for a certain file

dpkg -S /path/to/file

Also consider dlocate. See ["Bugs/FindRightPackage"] for more hints.

Back to ["HelpingWithBugs"].BRBR [:CategoryBugSquad]

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