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NAMEbug - Report a bug to the Debian Bug Tracking System.
SYNOPSISbug [ options ] packagename [text] ...
DESCRIPTIONbug will figure out what the current version of the package with the bug is on your system. If the package is not installed then a generic bug report will be generated.
If the description of the problem is given on the command line and a subject is provided with the -s option then bug will run in batch mode and send a correctly formatted bug report to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If no description is given on the command line then bug will invoke the editor ( $VISUAL or $EDITOR environment variables or per default joe(1) ) for you to edit the text to be send. If you do not change the text no bug report will be sent!
bug will include system information to assist the maintainer in troubleshooting.
Since bug could include sensitive system information in a bug report when run as a system user it will not allow being run as one of them (including root). If running from root bug will prompt for a username and re-execute itself with su(1). Also the return address for e-mail should be a regular username on a system and not root.
Bug information is handled by the Debian Bug Tracking System. You can browse its database in http://www.debian.org/Bugs/. You will receive a notification when the bug is solved.
ENVIRONMENTThe $EMAIL environment variable can be used to set the From: line in the bugreport. The Bug tracking system will use this address to send notifications about changes in the state of the bug being reported.
AUTHORChristoph Lameter <email@example.com>. Modified by Nicolás Lichtmaier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Time: 18:10:26 GMT, December 08, 2021