Troubleshooting Free & Open Software
- Check official sources for documentation
Such as man page, official website, wikis
- Check official sources for bugs
Official bug tracker, Debian bug tracker, Savannah bug tracker, gthub issue tracker
- Search internet (blogs, et al)
This can be helpful or not at all.
- Review source code, and source documentation.
Checking a bug tracker is one of the most easily missed steps. Skipping to step 3 (internet) before checking the trackers is oftentimes a mistake.