REPORTBUG.CONF(5)                               REPORTBUG.CONF(5)

     NAME
          reportbug.conf - The configuration file for reportbug

     SYNOPSIS
          /etc/reportbug.conf - The configuration file for reportbug,
          a program designed to report bugs in the Debian distribution

     DESCRIPTION
          This manual page describes the layout of the reportbug and
          querybts configuration file and the available configuration
          options.  The default location of the file is
          /etc/reportbug.conf and the options may be overriding in
          $HOME/.reportbugrc (which follows the same format as
          reportbug.conf).

          Please note that any configuration file has to be a valid
          UTF-8 document, and not in a different locale; this is par-
          ticularly important in situations where localized characters
          have to be used (like for realname).

     FILE FORMAT
          Configuration options can be specified in the form

          option-name option-value

          True/False (boolean) options can be specified as

          boolean-option

          (if it's present, it's a True).

          Usually, no-option will disable option if option is boolean.

          Options can be specified in any order.

     OPTIONS
          The summary of possible options (in alphabetical order) is
          as follows:

          bts  The bug tracking system to use, see reportbug
               --bts=help for a list of currently supported BTSes.

          cc (boolean)
               Whether the reporter should be Cc:ed on the bug report.

          check-available (boolean)
               Whether packages.debian.org should be queried for newer
               releases of the package.  In advanced and expert mode,
               incoming.debian.org and http://ftp-
               master.debian.org/new.html are also checked.

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          compress (boolean)
               Whether modified configuration files included in the
               bug report should be stripped down.

          config-files (boolean)
               Whether modified configuration files should be included
               with the bug report.

          draftpath
               The directory where unsubmitted reports should be
               saved. The default is /tmp.

          editor
               The editor to use to edit the bug report.  Example:

               editor "emacs -nw"

          email
               Default From address of the bug email (override with
               environment variables, see reportbug(1)). Example:

               email "humberto@example.com"

          envelopefrom
               Specify the Envelope From mail header (also known as
               Return-path); by default it's the From address but it
               can be selected a different one in case the MTA doesn't
               canonicalize local users to public addresses.

          list-cc-me (boolean)
               Send a carbon copy of the report to your automatically
               detected email address after a report number is
               assigned, like the --list-cc-me option.

          mbox_reader_cmd
               Specify a command to open the bug reports mbox file.
               You can use %s to substitute the mbox file to be used,
               and %% to insert a literal percent sign. If no %s is
               specified, the mbox file name is supplied at the end of
               the argument list. Example:

               mbox_reader_cmd "mutt -f %s"

          header
               Additional headers to add to the bug email.  Like:

               header "X-Debbugs-CC: debian-qa@lists.debian.org"

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               header "X-Silly-Header: I haven't edited my
               /etc/reportbug.conf"
               header "X-Debbugs-No-Ack: please" # to suppress
               acknowledgments

               Note that setting additional headers may not work reli-
               ably if the bug email is passed to an external MUA for
               submission.

          http_proxy
               Default HTTP proxy used to query the BTS (override with
               environment variables, see reportbug(1)). Example:

               http_proxy http://proxy.example.com:3128/

          justification
               The justification in case of a Release Critical bug
               (severity either 'critical', 'serious' or 'grave').
               Example:

               justification "text here"

          keyid
               The GPG key to use, if different from the default one
               on the system.  Example:

               keyid 12345678

          maintonly
               See the --maintonly entry in reportbug(1).

          max_attachment_size
               The max size any attachment can have. Example:

               max_attachment_size 5000000

          mh   Use the mh mailer.

          mirror
               The address of a BTS mirror. Example:

               mirror http://mirror.address/

          mode [novice|standard|advanced|expert]
               The default operating mode for reportbug(1).

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          mta  The path to the MTA used.  Any SMTP server on Debian
               should be OK with the default:

               mta /usr/sbin/sendmail

          mua  The mail user agent to use (the default is empty, to
               use an internal mailer). Example:

               mua 'mutt -H'

          mutt Use the mutt mailer.

          nmh  Use the nmh mailer.

          no-check-uid (boolean)
               Disables checking whether the UIDs are outside admin
               range (root is still checked).

          no-debconf (boolean)
               Disables adding the debconf-show output to the bug
               report.

          no-query-source (boolean)
               Disables querying the source packages for bugs.

          offline
               Disables all external queries.

          paranoid
               Paranoid mode: print the whole email envelope before
               sending it.

          printonly
               Print the report on screen, don't sent it.

          query-bts (boolean)
               Whether the BTS should be queried for existing bug
               reports.

          quiet
               See the --report-quiet entry in reportbug(1).

          realname
               The default real-name in the From address of the bug
               email (override with environment variables, see report-
               bug(1)). Example:

               realname "Humberto Flores III"

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          replyto
               The default Reply-To in the bug email (override with
               environment variables, see reportbug(1). Example:

               replyto "Humberto Flores <humflores@example.org>"

          severity [critical|grave|serious|important|normal|minor|wishlist]
               The default severity level of the bug reported.  Set-
               ting this in the configuration file will disable
               prompting while running reportbug.

          sign [gpg|pgp|gnupg|none]
               Program used to digitally sign bug reports automati-
               cally ('none' to disable it).

          smtphost
               Use an MTA different from /usr/sbin/sendmail.  A port
               number other than 25 can also be specified. Example:

               smtphost mail.example.com:2525

               Use "smtphost localhost" to enable the internal MTA.

          smtppasswd
               The password to use for SMTP. Example:

               smtppasswd f10r35

          smtpuser
               The username to use for SMTP. Example:

               smtpuser hflores

          smtptls
               Enables TLS encryption for the SMTP connection, using
               STARTTLS. This setting is ignored if you connect to
               port 465, in which case SSL/TLS will always be used.

          submit
               Use submit as the bug submission address.

          template
               Use the template mode, bypasses all prompts and the
               output it sent to stdout.

          ui [text|urwid|gtk]
               The user interface that querybts(1) and reportbug(1)
               should use.

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          verify
               Enables automatic verification of package installation
               before reporting using debsums, if available.

     SEE ALSO
          reportbug(1), querybts(1)

     AUTHOR
          reportbug was written by Chris Lawrence
          <lawrencc@debian.org> and it's now maintained by Sandro Tosi
          <morph@debian.org>.

          This manual page was written by Y Giridhar Appaji Nag
          <giridhar@appaji.net> for the Debian project, but may be
          used by others.

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