Re: Bug reporting
On Wed, 01 Feb 2012 13:38:37 -0800
Gary Roach <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've been using Debian for years and still can't seem to submit a bug
> report successfully. One of the main problems is that I have no mail
> server active on my system. I use Icedove. I have tried to setup exim
> several times and have always given up in disgust. The instructions for
> reporting by normal email are way to complicated for easy understanding.
> The examples given include copies of the world. I need something
> straight forward and relatively simple. Any help will be sincerely
Setting up reportbug to do its own SMTP is really not all that hard;
my .reportbugrc (in $HOME) contains the following lines, for using
Gmail's SMTP server:
That should be pretty much all you'll need. You won't be using Icedove,
but reportbug itself (although the actual message composition can be in
your editor of choice).