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#1 2023-02-15 11:49:09

Registered: 2020-03-24
Posts: 310  

how report a bug?

use reportbug tool but have error

Default preferences file written.  To reconfigure, re-run reportbug with the "
--configure" option.
Please enter the name of the package in which you have found a problem, or type
'other' to report a more general problem. If you don't know what package the
bug is in, please contact for assistance.
> other
Please enter the name of the package in which you have found a problem, or
choose one of these bug categories:

 1 amprolla          Everything related to amprolla
 2 arm-sdk           The ARM SDK and images (RPI & Co.)
 3   Issues related to Devuan BTS itself
 4 devuan-desktop    Anything related to Devuan desktop
 5 devuan-installer  Anything related to the Devuan installer
 6 devuan-project    everything Devuan-related which is not otherwise
 7 devuan-www        Everything related to the websites
 8 iso-mirrors       Everything relating to the ISO media mirrors
 9 minimal-live      The Devuan minimal live image
10 package-mirrors   Everything related to package repository mirrors

Enter a package: 3
*** Welcome to reportbug.  Use ? for help at prompts. ***
Note: bug reports are publicly archived (including the email address of the submitter).
Detected character set: UTF-8
Please change your locale if this is incorrect.

Using 'deepforest <>' as your from address.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 2392, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1092, in main
    return iface.user_interface()
  File "/usr/bin/reportbug", line 1737, in user_interface
    elif 'devuan' in pkgversion:
TypeError: argument of type 'NoneType' is not iterable

also qtdiag not work

freeartist-devuan@home:~$ qtdiag
qtdiag: could not find a Qt installation of ''

Last edited by deepforest (2023-02-15 12:26:58)


#2 2023-02-15 12:36:14

Registered: 2016-11-25
Posts: 2,421  

Re: how report a bug?

I thought reportbug was fixed, but I don't know for sure. I always use email to report bugs.
Send email to
Subject line should be descriptive
First line of bug should have:

Package: <packagename>

And then the body of the email with explanation of the problem.

It's also not a bad idea to report the problem here first, in case it's not really a bug.

Instructions are here:


#3 2023-02-15 14:20:50

Registered: 2020-03-24
Posts: 310  

Re: how report a bug?

ok, thank you


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