Would like reporting bugs to be more intuitive

Stephen Smally eco.stefi at fastwebnet.it
Thu Jun 21 14:29:58 UTC 2012

Il 21/06/2012 16:27, Martin Bagge / brother ha scritto:
> On Thu, 21 Jun 2012, Mika Suomalainen wrote:
>> I don't understand what do you mean by looking for link in a wiki. To
>> report a bug you open terminal (or press alt + f2) and give command
>> "ubuntu-bug <package>" and follow the instructions.
> And you learned this how?
> Not everyone is 100% trained in how things are done in (l)ubuntu and
> giving a prominent link at the front page of the project on how to
> report bugs is absolutley a must. I would like that information to
> mention more than one way of reporting bugs and a possibly to include a
> style guide.
>> If you search for a way to report bug using web interface, you are
>> reporting bugs wrong way, because some information which might be
>> necressary isn't attached automatically to the bug report.
> The world is not black or white.

There is another problem, you can't actually tell the package name just 
by the program name (for example Leafpad is in the package leafpad, but 
chromium is in the package chromium-browser).

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