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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
geocube Tool to convert geopandas vector data into rasterized xarray data. 0.0.15-1 (UNRELEASED) Magnus Hagdorn Yes No
cuyo Tetris-like game with very impressive effects 2.1.0-1 (unstable) Emmanuel Arias Yes Yes

Yesterday

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
libstrangle Framerate limiter library for OpenGL and Vulkan applications 0.1.1+dfsg.1-1 (unstable) Linus Vanas Yes No
fonts-elstob font for medievalists 1.014+ds-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes Yes
python-rioxarray documentation for rioxarray 0.1.1-1 (UNRELEASED) Magnus Hagdorn Yes No
lua-nginx-websocket Lua websocket client driver for the nginx embedded Lua language 0.08-1 (unstable) Laurent Arnoud Yes Yes

Some days ago

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
openrct2 Open-source re-implementation of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 0.3.2+dfsg-1 (unstable) Mathias Gibbens Yes No
ptl parallel tasking library - development files 1.0.1-1 (unstable) Stephan Lachnit Yes No
labgrid Embedded board control programs 0.2.0+git20201216.c96120a-1 (unstable) Bastian Germann Yes No
geant4 physics simulation toolkit 10.7.0-1 (unstable) Stephan Lachnit Yes No
mypager pager for MySQL/PostgreSQL command line clients 0.6.3-1 (unstable) Romuald Brunet Yes Yes
r-cran-ggmap Spatial Visualization with ggplot2 3.0.0-1 (UNRELEASED) Magnus Hagdorn Yes No
r-cran-rgooglemaps Overlays on Static Maps 1.4.5.3-1 (UNRELEASED) Magnus Hagdorn Yes No
r-cran-sphereplot Spherical plotting 1.5-1 (UNRELEASED) Magnus Hagdorn Yes No
osk-sdl Lightweight On-Screen-Keyboard based on SDL2 0.62-1 (testing) Undef Yes No
searx-admin Web based management interface for searx 0.0~git20170823.95fe63b+ds-1 (unstable)
0.0~git20170823.95fe63b+ds-1~2.gbp3c3688 (UNRELEASED)
Fred Le Meur Yes No
usockets miniscule async eventing, networking & crypto library 0.6.0-1 (unstable) AishaTammy Yes No
purritobin ultra fast, minimalistic, encrypted command line paste-bin 0.3.3-1 (unstable) AishaTammy Yes No
uwebsockets simple, secure & standards compliant web server 18.19.0-1 (unstable) AishaTammy Yes No
clikit utilities to build beautiful command lines interfaces 0.6.2-1 (unstable) Emmanuel Arias Yes No
drs DRS4 Evaluation Board software 5.0.5-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes No

Older packages

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
dkopp Back-up files to DVD or Blue-Ray disc. 7.7-1 (unstable) Caleb McKay Yes Yes
fonts-sora Sora typeface 0+git20201221+ds-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes No
c-evo Empire Building Game 285+dfsg.5-5 (unstable) Peter Blackman Yes No
opensurge Fun 2D retro platformer inspired by Sonic games 0.5.1.2-1 (unstable) Carlos Donizete Froes Yes No
librepo Python 3 bindings for the librepo library (common documentation) 1.12.1-2 (unstable) Frédéric Pierret Yes No
dnf Dandified Yum package manager 4.5.2-2 (unstable) Frédéric Pierret Yes No
libdnf Python bindings for the libdnf library (Python 3) 0.55.2-2 (unstable) Frédéric Pierret Yes No
vim-ultisnips snippet solution for Vim 3.1-3.1 (unstable) Nicholas Guriev Yes Yes
pyenv Simple Python version management 1.2.21-1 (unstable) karthek Yes No
paperwork Gui for paperwork-backend - Occitan localization 2.0.2-1 (unstable) Thomas Perret Yes Yes
libcomps Python bindings for the libcomps library (Python 3) 0.1.15-2 (unstable) Frédéric Pierret Yes No
paho.mqtt.cpp Eclipse Paho MQTT C++ Client Library - development files 1.2.0-1 (UNRELEASED) Matthias Klein Yes No
isync IMAP and MailDir mailbox synchronizer 1.3.3-0.1 (unstable) Romain Porte Yes Yes
hpx C++ Standard library for parallelism and concurrency 1.5.1-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes No
git-subrepo Alternative to git-submodule(1) and git-subtree(1) 0.4.3-2 (unstable) Daniel Gröber Yes No
thttpd tiny/turbo/throttling HTTP server 2.29-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes Yes
gtick Metronome application 0.5.5-2 (unstable) Håvard Flaget Aasen Yes Yes
pmacct promiscuous mode traffic accountant 1.7.5-2 (unstable) Håvard Flaget Aasen Yes Yes
udftools tools for UDF filesystems and DVD/CD-R(W) drives 2.3-1 (unstable) Pali Rohár Yes Yes
igmpproxy IGMP multicast routing daemon 0.3-1 (unstable) Pali Rohár Yes Yes
sfizz Sampler plugin and library for SFZ instruments 0.5.1~dfsg0-1 (unstable) trebmuh-guest Yes No