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* Bugs related to Gnome applications can be filed at [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/ Gnome Bugzilla].
 
* Bugs related to Gnome applications can be filed at [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/ Gnome Bugzilla].
* First and foremost one need to have an acount with [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/ Gnome Bugzilla] and to create an account please click [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/createaccount.cgi here] and follow the instructions.
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* First and foremost one need to have an account with [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/ Gnome Bugzilla] and to create an account please click [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/createaccount.cgi here] and follow the instructions.
* Its always good to search if a bug is already filed for the problem you encountered. This helps to avoid filing duplicate bugs and thus save your time and effort. Steps to search a bug pertaining to an application is provided in the [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Gnome_bug_filing_instructions#How_to_search_for_bugs.3F below section].
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* To file a new l10n bug, visit [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=l10n here].
* To file a new bug, visit [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi here] and click on "File a new bug".  
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* Log in to Bugzilla with your correct account details and you will be directed to [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi bug filing page].
* Log in to Bugzilla with your correct account details and you will be directed to [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi classification page].
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* Select the relevant component (your language), then the version you encountered the bug, fill up summary of the problem and a brief description, add if any attachments and click on "Submit".
* Select the relevant classification, then the product you want to file the bug, fill up the details required, ie, component, version, provide the summary of the problem and a brief description, add if any attachments and click on "Submit".
 
  
'''Example:''' Suppose you want to file a bug against gdm, these are the instructions:- <br>
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'''Example:''' Suppose you want to file a bug for Malayalam (ml) language, these are the instructions:- <br>
  
1. Select the calssification "All" at [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi classification page]. <br>
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1. Visit [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=l10n l10n bug page] and log in to your account. <br>
2. Search for "gdm" in the "all" classification  [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?classification=__all page]. <br>
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2. Select the component as "Malayalam [ml], version as say "GNOME 3.8", provide appropriate summary and brief description of the problem and hit "Submit".
3. Click on "gdm" and you will be directed to [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=gdm this page] shown below, where you can provide details like the component, version, summary and brief description of the problem and hit "Submit".
 
  
 
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= How to search for bugs? =
 
 
 
* If you know the bug number, go to [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/ Gnome Bugzilla] and enter the bug number and click on "Quick Search". <br>
 
* To find bugs filed for a particular application, visit this [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/browse.cgi page] and click on the classifications which takes you to a page with list of applications. <br>
 
* Clicking on the application will direct you to a page which lists down the components and versions along with the number of bugs filed against it. <br>
 
* Click on the number againt a particular version and you will get the bug list.<br>
 
 
 
'''Example:''' Suppose "gedit" is the application you want to see the bugs filed against, here are the instructions :-
 
 
 
1.  Select the calssification "All" at [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/browse.cgi classification page]. <br>
 
2. Seach for "gedit" and clicking on it will direct you to the [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/browse.cgi?classification=__all page] shown below. You can see numbers against each versions and components. Clicking on these numbers, you can see the bug list.<br>
 
 
 
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Revision as of 06:52, 23 September 2013

Instructions to file bugs in GNOME

  • Bugs related to Gnome applications can be filed at Gnome Bugzilla.
  • First and foremost one need to have an account with Gnome Bugzilla and to create an account please click here and follow the instructions.
  • To file a new l10n bug, visit here.
  • Log in to Bugzilla with your correct account details and you will be directed to bug filing page.
  • Select the relevant component (your language), then the version you encountered the bug, fill up summary of the problem and a brief description, add if any attachments and click on "Submit".

Example: Suppose you want to file a bug for Malayalam (ml) language, these are the instructions:-

1. Visit l10n bug page and log in to your account.
2. Select the component as "Malayalam [ml], version as say "GNOME 3.8", provide appropriate summary and brief description of the problem and hit "Submit".


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