Following on from my recommendation for apt-buglistwhere you can see the reported bugs on a package before installing itI thought it might be useful to look at the other side of the coin, reporting bugs in Debian.
Read it here
Reporting bugs is a very simple way to get involved with the free software community. Using a tool like reportbug makes it even easier for inexperienced users to get involved too. If you ask me its an all-round better system than the standard bug-tracking tools where you have to register etc.