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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
task-spooler personal job scheduler 1.0.3+dfsg1-1 (unstable) Alexander Inyukhin Yes Yes
baby Abbreviate long commands in terminal 1.0.47-1 (unstable) Manuel Guerra Yes No
astro Gemini web browser using shell script 0.25.1-1 (unstable) Akash Doppalapudi Yes No


Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
sosreport Set of tools to gather troubleshooting data from a system 4.7.2-1 (unstable) Arif Ali Marc Leeman Yes Yes
fcitx5-varnam Fcitx5 wrapper for Varnam input method. 0.0.1-1 (unstable) Anoop Yes No
archivemount mounts an archive or compressed file for access as a filesystem 1-1 (unstable) наб Yes Yes

Some days ago

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
mangl Graphical man page viewer based on the mandoc library 1.1.5-1 (unstable) James Montgomery Yes No
cpp-httplib C++ HTTP/HTTPS server and client library - development files 0.16.0+ds-1 (experimental) Andrea Pappacoda Yes Yes

Older packages

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
hexwalk Hex analyzer, editor and viewer 1.7.1-1 (unstable) Carmix Yes No
rabbitcommon Rabbit common library using Qt 2.2.6-1 (unstable) Kang Lin Yes No
open62541 implementation of OPC UA (IEC 62541) - tools and nodeset-compiler 1.4.1-1 (UNRELEASED)
1.4.2-1 (unstable)
Julius Pfrommer Yes No
td-system-tools Metapackage for system information and maintenance tools 1.7.0-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
prismlauncher FOSS Minecraft launcher supporting multiple instances and accounts 8.4+ds-1 (unstable) Ben Westover Yes No
wasix-libc wasix libc implementation for WebAssembly 2024-06-26.1+ds-1 (unstable) Fukui Daichi Yes No
mailgraph RRDtool frontend for Mail statistics 1.14-22 (unstable) Jörg Frings-Fürst Yes Yes
cpio GNU cpio -- a program to manage archives of files 2.15+dfsg-2 (UNRELEASED) Zixing Liu Yes Yes
emacs-dape Debug Adapter Protocol for Emacs 0.13.0-1 (unstable) Xiyue Deng Yes No
qutebrowser Keyboard-driven, vim-like browser based on Python and Qt 3.1.0-1 (unstable) Fritz Reichwald Yes Yes
sqlitestudio free, open source, multi-platform SQLite database manager 3.4.4-1 (unstable) Yangfl Yes No
adminer Web-based database administration tool 4.8.1-3 (unstable) Alexandre Rossi Yes Yes
xtrkcad CAD program for designing model railroad layouts 1:5.3.0GA-1 (unstable) Jörg Frings-Fürst Yes Yes
libmobi Tools for handling Mobipocket/Kindle ebook format documents 0.12+dfsg-1 (unstable) Bartek Fabiszewski Yes Yes
debian-el Transition package, debian-el to elpa-debian-el 37.14 (unstable) Xiyue Deng Yes Yes
git-credential-oauth Git credential helper for GitHub and other forges using OAuth 0.12.1-1 (unstable) M Hickford Yes Yes
ipmitool utility for IPMI control with kernel driver or LAN interface (daemon) 1.8.19-8 (unstable) Jörg Frings-Fürst Yes Yes
c-evo-dh Empire Building Game (data files), C-evo: Distant Horizon 2.0-1 (unstable) Peter Blackman Yes Yes
cil command line issue tracker 0.07.00-13 (unstable) Jörg Frings-Fürst Yes Yes
dpkg-dev-el Transition package, dpkg-dev-el to elpa-dpkg-dev-el 37.13 (unstable) Xiyue Deng Yes Yes
serialportassistant Serial Port Assistant 0.5.26-1 (unstable) Kang Lin Yes No