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== Instructions to file bugs in GNOME ==
 
== Instructions to file bugs in GNOME ==
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In Gnome, to file a translation bug for a language, unlike other projects, here this is done against the translation component and not against packages. The translation component is the language component itself. Thus the translation team is notified about the bug and is fixed by the team. Please find the instructions in detail as shown below :-
  
 
* 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>
 
 
 
1. Select the calssification "All" at [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi classification page]. <br>
 
2. Search for "gdm" in the "all" classification  [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?classification=__all page]. <br>
 
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 :-  
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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/browse.cgi classification page]. <br>
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1. Visit [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=l10n l10n bug filing page] and log in to your account. <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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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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Latest revision as of 07:03, 23 September 2013

Instructions to file bugs in GNOME

In Gnome, to file a translation bug for a language, unlike other projects, here this is done against the translation component and not against packages. The translation component is the language component itself. Thus the translation team is notified about the bug and is fixed by the team. Please find the instructions in detail as shown below :-

  • 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 filing 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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