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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 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


Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
sphinxcontrib-ditaa Ditaa Sphinx extension 1.0.1-1 (unstable) Bo YU Yes No

Some days ago

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
xfce4-windowck-plugin maximized window title & buttons on Xfce panel 0.5.0-1 (unstable) Akbarkhon Variskhanov Yes No
exaile Music player with a simple interface and powerful capabilities 4.1.2~beta1-1 (bullseye)
4.1.2+dfsg-1 (unstable)
Andre Flechs Yes Yes
vulkan-loader Vulkan loader library -- development files (bullseye-backports) Phil Morrell Yes Yes

Older packages

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
tsctp SCTP Test Tool 0.7.9-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
git-multimail Send notification emails for pushes to a git repository 1.6.0-1 (unstable) Bo YU Yes No
units-cpp unit conversion library for c++ (development files) 3.0.0~alpha-3+ds-1 (unstable) Matthias Geiger Yes No
oxdna-cuda simulator for DNA, RNA and more 3.4.2-1 (unstable) Constantine Evans Yes No
fheroes2 Free remake of Heroes of Might and Magic II game engine 0.9.19-1 (unstable) Anatoliy Gunya Yes No
freefilesync cross-platform file sync utility, gpl release 11.25-1 (unstable) Fab Stz Yes No
ekho Chinese (Mandarin/Cantonese) TTS software. 8.9.3-1 (unstable) Jack Toh Yes No
yuzu Nintendo Switch Emulator 0-1176+ds-1 (unstable) Andrea Pappacoda Yes No
tomlplusplus TOML config parser and serializer for C++17 - development files 3.2.0+ds-1 (unstable) Andrea Pappacoda Yes No
rserpooldemo GUI tool for the RSerPool Demo system 3.1.1-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
rsplib RSerPool implementation RSPLIB 3.4.3-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
unicode-data Property data for the Unicode character set 15.0.0-1~bpo11+1 (bullseye-backports) Phil Morrell Yes Yes
neo-cli digital rain simulator 0.6.1-1 (unstable) Matthias Geiger Yes No
zpaqfranz Swiss army knife for backup and disaster recovery 55.14-1 (unstable) Franco Corbelli Yes No
td-system-tools Metapackage for system information and maintenance tools 1.5.1-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
polymc FOSS Minecraft launcher supporting multiple instances and accounts 1.4.2+ds-1 (unstable) Ben Westover Yes No