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 * email: debian-qa@lists.debian.org (mailing list [http://lists.debian.org/debian-qa/ subscription and archives])
 * IRC: #debian-qa on irc.debian.org
 * email: debian-qa@lists.debian.org (mailing list [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-qa/|subscription and archives]])
 * IRC: [[irc://irc.debian.org/debian-qa|#debian-qa]] on irc.debian.org
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  * Ask what's going on IRC, or by email (read the archives first to get an idea)   * Ask what's going on on IRC, or by email (read the archives first to get an idea)
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 * Help maintain the QA infrastructure (the [http://bugs.debian.org/qa.debian.org qa.debian.org BTS page] is a good start)
 * [http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=packages@qa.debian.org Fix orphaned packages] (also [http://qa.debian.org/orphaned.html orphaned packages with the wrong maintainer])
 * Fix [http://bts.turmzimmer.net/details.php RC bugs]
 * '''add your idea here'''
 * Help maintain the QA infrastructure (the [[http://bugs.debian.org/qa.debian.org|qa.debian.org BTS page]] is a good start)
 * [[http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=packages@qa.debian.org|Fix orphaned packages]] (also [[http://qa.debian.org/orphaned.html|orphaned packages with the wrong maintainer]]), subscribe to [[https://lists.debian.org/debian-qa-packages/|bug-reports against orphaned packages]]
 * Fix [[http://bugs.debian.org/release-critical/|RC bugs]]
 * Help with bugs tagged [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=help|help]], [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=security|security]], [[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=unreproducible|unreproducible]]
 * Look for packages that should be removed: totally buggy, useless, obsolete ... (see [[http://qa.debian.org/howto-remove.html|this page]])
 * Write man pages ([[http://qa.debian.org/man-pages.html|list of packages that need man pages]])
 * Help fix problems reported by [[http://qa.debian.org/debcheck.php|Debcheck]]
 * Help to close bugs from removed packages not in unstable, testing or experimental (see first this [[http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/collab-qa/bapase/rm_pkgs/README?op=file&rev=0&sc=0|README]])
 * Keep an eye on packages with QA as maintainer via [[http://lists.debian.org/debian-qa-packages/|debian-qa-packages]] mailing list
 * Help fix common mistakes in wnpp bugs. This report is updated daily : [[http://qa.debian.org/~bartm/wnpp-rfs-mentors/wnpp-inconsistencies.txt|WNPP Inconsistencies Report]]
 * Help fix debian/watch files. See [[qa.debian.org/HowToHelpWithFixingWatchFiles|this howto]] for details.

See also http://qa.debian.org/howto.html

Once you've started to work with the team, and your contributions are evaluated, they may add you to the 'qa' group to provide you with more privileges.

The QA team always welcome new helping hands!

How to reach us?

What can you do?

See also http://qa.debian.org/howto.html

Once you've started to work with the team, and your contributions are evaluated, they may add you to the 'qa' group to provide you with more privileges.