FIXME : this is page is incomplete and have no structure. Though it is no worst than the void of newby documentation.

#debian dpkg bot : "it has been said that reportbug is use used to submit bugs to the Debian bug system. really simple to use, apt-get install reportbug, then run reportbug and answer the questions. It will file automagically if you're on-line. note: always check the list that reportbug gives you to see if the bug is already known"

$ reportbug package

The commands shows already reported bugs by around 20 . Type Enter to reach next page.

From there there are two ways ( ) .

Way 1, read the reports, if one match , write its number and click enter

Way 2, search throuhg the bugs by typing "f" then

After the last one you will be asked if you want to report a new bug. NB: If you don't know the vim text editor please choose one you know with "update-alternatices --config editor. You need to write your report with an editor :) In case you only know say gedit. Use :

links which could help improve this page : Also available in : /usr/share/doc/debian/bug-reporting.txt["DebianXWindowsHowTo"] , cf Re: bug reporting in noncommercial software