Roundup is a simple-to-use and -install issue-tracking system with command-line, web and e-mail interfaces. It is based on the winning design from Ka-Ping Yee in the Software Carpentry "Track" design competition.
The current stable version of Roundup is 1.4.x which has quite a comprehensive feature set. For more information see the design overview, and all the other documentation. Roundup has been deployed for:
...and so on. It's been designed with flexibility in mind - it's not just another bug tracker. Roundup ships with a demo tracker to play with - after you've unpacked the source, just run "python demo.py" and load up the URL it prints out!
Roundup was originally released as version 0.1.1 in late August, 2001. The first change note I wrote says:
Needed a bug tracking system. Looked around. Tried to install many Perl-based systems, to no avail. Got tired of waiting for Roundup to be released. Had just finished major product project, so needed something different for a while. Roundup here I come...
So I've been working on this thing for over seven years. Do you like Roundup? Want to say thanks? You can just send me a note (I always appreciate them) or better yet, send me a gift :)
-- Richard Jones, project lead developer, September 2008.