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Re: How do I report a bug to Debian? ... as ReportBug has bugs.




On 12/6/2018 8:22 AM, Howard Johnson wrote:
> Aloha,
> 
> The URL for the Debian Bug project apparently isn't working or has
> changed.  I've found two links that are not working.  The first one is
> here in ReportBug, where the blue link for "Homepage of reportbug
> project" is broken.  (The yellow tool tip shows the bad URL being tried).
> 
> Here is the version info for reportbug as reported in synaptic package
> manager:
> 
> 
> Also in synaptic, the link to "Visit Homepage" is also not working here:
> 
> 
> I searched for a replacement link and found this page
> *https://wiki.debian.org/reportbug*, but unfortunately it says,
> 
>    "*Note*: this page is not maintained by reportbug maintainers, so
>    the information in here might be outdated or no longer correct."
> 
> :-(
> 
> Searched again and found this page:
> *https://packages.debian.org/stable/utils/reportbug*
> 
> *
> *
> 
> *SO, *I previously tonight spent an hour and submitted a bug, only to
> have it vanish in this bugreport tool.  I clicked the save.  It gave me
> a new dialog box, for what I still don't know. I put my home path into
> it.  And clicked ok or whatever, and it was gone.
> 
> Some days are like this...
> 
> Hope you can help. Thanks.
> 

If the reportbug utility is not working, you can always send the bug
report per e-mail (1).

"How to report a bug in Debian using email (and advanced usage of
reportbug)"

HTH.


1)  https://www.debian.org/Bugs/Reporting

-- 
John Doe