1. List some bug tracking tools?

Here are some bug tracking tools:
☛ DoneDone
☛ Request Tracker
☛ BontQ
☛ WebIssues
☛ OnTime Bug Tracker
☛ YouTrack
☛ Unfuddle
☛ InformUp
☛ Gemini
☛ BugAware
☛ BUGtrack
☛ TestTrack

2. What are the things essential to have for bug tracking software?

For a bug tracking software it is essential to have:
☛ Reporting facility - complete with fields that will let you provide information about the bug, environment, module, severity, screenshots etc.
☛ Assigning - What good is a bug when all you can do is find it and keep it to yourself, right?
☛ Progressing through the life cycle stages - Workflow
☛ History/work log/comments
☛ Reports - graphs or charts
☛ Storage and retrieval - Every entity in a testing process needs to be uniquely identifiable, the same rule applies to bugs too. So, a bug tracking tool must provide a way to have an ID, which can be used to store, retrieve and organize bug information.

3. List some bug tracking software?

Here are some bug tracking software:
☛ Bugzilla
☛ Mantis
☛ Trac
☛ Redmine
☛ HP ALM/Quality Center
☛ FogBugz
☛ IBM Rational ClearQuest
☛ Lighthouse
☛ Zoho bug tracker
☛ The Bug Genie
☛ BugHost
☛ DevTrack
☛ BugNET
☛ eTraxis

4. What do bug tracking systems do?

Many bug tracking systems, such as those used by most open source software projects, allow end-users to enter bug reports directly. Other systems are used only internally in a company or organization doing software development. Typically bug tracking systems are integrated with other software project management applications.

5. What is a BUGtrack?

A typical issue tracking system that integrates with various source control systems.

6. What is a TestTrack?

This tool fall into the section of ALM tools and provides comprehensive solution for test case creation, execution and defect management of course.

7. What is a Gemini?

Gemini is a commercial application life cycle management system in the lines of HP QC. It has all the features necessary to carry out all your Project management and test management activities along with bug tracking.

8. What is a BugAware?

A simple tool that can be used to manage bugs or just manage to-do lists that have nothing to do with software, this tool can be a good option.

9. What is InformUp?

Ticket/issue/task - whatever you need to track, you have this tool up your alley along with the other tracking systems.

10. What is Unfuddle?

A developer centeric bug tracking system (but a bug tracking system nevertheless) with integration to Git and Subversion, it deals with issues as tickets and has a web based repository browser to inspect changes in files.

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