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Welcome to mentors.debian.net

Only approved members of the Debian project (Debian Developers) are granted the permission to upload software packages into the Debian distribution. Still a large number of packages is maintained by non-official developers. How do they get their work into Debian when they are not allowed to upload their own packages directly? By means of a process called sponsorship. Sponsorship means that a Debian Developer uploads the package on behalf of the actual maintainer. The Debian Developer will also check the package for technical correctness and help the maintainer to improve the package if necessary. Therefore the sponsor is sometimes also called a mentor.

Note, not only Debian Developer are allowed to review packages. Everyone is encouraged to review packages! We appreciate your efforts as well.

Getting your package into Debian

See our introductory page for maintainers and learn how to use mentors.debian.net and get your packages into Debian. Furthermore see our introductory page on sponsorship to learn how to get in touch with a sponsor.

If you are curious about Debexpo, the software which is running this site, you can read more about Debexpo on the Debian Wiki.

Recently uploaded packages

Today

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
simple-image-filter Image processing software 1.0.9-1 (unstable) Lu YaNing Yes No
deepin-boot-maker Simple tool for user to create a boot usb stick quickly and easily 5.6.12+dfsg-1 (unstable) Ma Aiguo Yes Yes
upnp-router-control UPnP compliant router manager 0.3.1-1 (unstable) Daniele Napolitano Yes Yes
spice-gtk GTK3 widget for SPICE clients (development files) 0.39-3 (unstable) Lin Qigang Yes Yes

Yesterday

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
pyupgrade Tool to automatically upgrade Python 3 syntax for newer versions 2.24.0-1 (unstable) Joshua Peisach Yes No

Some days ago

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
labelme Image Polygonal Annotation with Python 4.5.10-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes Yes
distorm3 powerful disassembler library for x86/AMD64 binary streams (Python3 bindings) 3.5.2b-1 (unstable)
3.5.2b-1 (experimental)
Lin Qigang Yes Yes
asciidoc Highly configurable text format for writing documentation 9.1.1-1 (unstable) Leon Marz Yes Yes
gbsplay Gameboy sound player 0.0.94+git20210915-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes Yes
binutils-m68hc1x GNU binary utilities for Motorola's 68HC11/12 targets 1:3 (unstable) Vincent Smeets Yes Yes
fbtftp Framework to build dynamic TFTP servers (Python3) 0.5-1 (UNRELEASED) lamaral Yes No

Older packages

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
grcompiler Compiler of smart (graphite) fonts 5.2.1-0.1 (unstable) Bastian Germann Yes Yes
hipercontracer Command-line programs for HiPerConTracer 1.6.1-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
bibtexconv BibTeX Converter 1.3.0-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
coqword Coq Library for Machine Words 0.0+git20210804.131bee8-2 (unstable) Marcel Fourné Yes No
lg-gpio Control GPIO pins remotely 0.1.7.0-1 (unstable) Dave Jones Yes No
rtimulib Versatile C++ and Python 9-dof, 10-dof and 11-dof IMU library (Python 3) 7.2.1-6 (unstable) Dave Jones Yes No
python-sense-hat Sense HAT python library (Python 3) 2.2.0-3 (unstable) Dave Jones Yes No
howardhinnant-date date and time library based on the C++ <chrono> header - development files 3.0.1-1 (UNRELEASED) Andrea Pappacoda Yes No
libmobi Tools for handling Mobipocket/Kindle ebook format documents 0.7-1 (unstable) Bartek Fabiszewski Yes No
tty-solitaire ncurses-based klondike solitaire game 1.3.0-2 (unstable) Sven Wick Yes Yes
binutils-sh-elf GNU binary utilities for embedded SuperH devices 1 (experimental)
1 (unstable)
John Scott Yes No
gcc-sh-elf GNU C compiler for embedded SuperH devices 1 (experimental) John Scott Yes No
proton-caller Run any Windows program through Proton 2.3.2-2 (unstable) Ben Westover Yes No
runit system-wide service supervision 2.1.2-43 (unstable) Lorenzo Puliti Yes Yes
toxic curses Tox based instant messenging client 0.11.1-2 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes Yes
guerillabackup resilient, distributed backup and archiving solution 0.1.0-1 (unstable) halfdog Yes No
python-radexreader reader for the RADEX RD1212 and ONE Geiger counters (CLI) 1.2.1-1 (unstable) Fabrice Creuzot Yes No
awf-gtk theme preview application for GTK 4 2.6.0-1 (experimental) Fabrice Creuzot Yes Yes
human-theme-gtk human theme for GTK 1.5.0-1 (unstable) Fabrice Creuzot Yes No
duma Detect Unintended Memory Access - A Red-Zone memory allocator 2.5.21-2 (unstable) Peter Blackman Yes Yes
radsecproxy RADIUS protocol proxy supporting RadSec 1.9.0-1~bpo10+1 (buster-backports-sloppy) Sven Hartge Yes Yes
opm-common Tools for Eclipse reservoir simulation files -- Python wrappers 2021.04-1 (unstable) Markus Blatt Yes No
opm-simulators Python wrappers for the Open porous media / reservoir simulators 2021.04-1 (unstable) Markus Blatt Yes No
opm-models C++ simulation framework for porous media flow -- documentation 2021.04-1 (unstable) Markus Blatt Yes No
opm-grid corner point grid utility programs 2021.04-1 (unstable) Markus Blatt Yes No
opm-material Material properties framework for porous media -- documentation 2021.04-1 (unstable) Markus Blatt Yes No
opm-upscaling Porous media upscaling tools -- documentation 2021.04-1 (unstable) Markus Blatt Yes No
blop-lv2 Bandlimited LADSPA Oscillator Plugins ported to LV2 1.0.2-1 (unstable) Dennis Braun Yes No
opentracker Open and free bittorrent tracker 0.0~git20210823.110868e-1 (unstable) Romain Porte Yes No
dune-functions toolbox for solving PDEs -- interface for functions (documentation) 2.8.0-1 (experimental) Lisa Julia Nebel Yes Yes
filezilla Full-featured graphical FTP/FTPS/SFTP client 3.55.1-1 (unstable) Phil Wyett Yes Yes
cpp-httplib C++ HTTP/HTTPS server and client library - development files 0.9.4+ds-1 (UNRELEASED) Andrea Pappacoda Yes No
sosreport Set of tools to gather troubleshooting data from a system 4.2-1 (unstable) Eric Desrochers Yes Yes
dtkgui Deepin Tool Kit Gui utilities 5.5.17-1~exp1 (experimental) clay stan Yes Yes
dtkcore Deepin Tool Kit Core library (utilities) 5.5.17.1-1~exp1 (experimental) clay stan Yes Yes