openSUSE:Submitting bug reports
We report bugs, submit enhancements reports, or provide patches in Bugzilla, the openSUSE bug tracking system. By searching the system and providing clear, accurate details, we give developers an easy way to reproduce the defect and find quick solutions.
If you want to join the team of bug reporters, check out the openSUSE bug reporting FAQ for information.
To report a bug on Bugzilla visit the version page from the list below.
First you will see the login page. Bugzilla and openSUSE wiki logins are the same.
Here is the list of bugs related to openSUSE projects:
Searching for bugs
Before you begin, check to see if the bug has already been reported.
You can also search for:
and look through the list.
Reporting a bug
All openSUSE bugs should go into the product openSUSE. Always choose the right product when reporting a bug. At this time, the public Bugzilla is not intended for the enterprise products.
Selecting the correct component and version number when reporting a bug
Choosing the wrong product or component causes inefficient handling of your report, because it is initially assigned to the wrong people. Or it makes us wonder whether an already-fixed bug could possibly reappear in certain cases, which also creates unnecessary work. Choosing the correct product, component, and version is vital for us to quickly reproduce (and finally solve) your problem. So please be careful here.
- All openSUSE versions you can download here are handled in the component 'openSUSE X.X' (X.X is the version you found the bug in, e.g. 11.0). If you are milestone and release candidate versions, it is very important to specify this in the version field of Bugzilla. Providing just the product version is not enough here.
- The product 'openSUSE.org' is for bugs in this Wiki system on opensuse.org and bugs in bugzilla itself only.
- If you know project and package, you can look it up in build.opensuse.org and click the little beatle icon </> there to get a prefilled bugzilla entry:
- component=3rd party software
- assigned_to=bugowner of the package
- short_desc=project:name/package_name: what happened
Voting in Bugzilla
Voting in Bugzilla is intended for orientation purposes only--not for specific prioritization or resource allocation.
Reporting documentation defects
Please report openSUSE documentation defects in Bugzilla (component: "Documentation").
The man pages are maintained upstream as part of a corresponding source package or the global package called "man-pages"; the openSUSE documentation department is not responsible for these documents. If you find an inaccuracy in these man pages, take the time to report the issue upstream. At the end of the man page, find the bug reporting address.
You can also participate in fixing bugs. Easiest way to start with fixing bugs are minor issues and submitting the fixes for review.