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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?
fortunes-br fortunes-br - Data files with fortune cookies in Portuguese 20160823 Fernando Ike de Oliveira Yes
nixnote2 nixnote2 - Open Source Evernote client 2.0~beta9+ds-1 Boyuan Yang Yes
fplll fplll-tools - Tools to compute LLL-reduction of Euclidian lattices
libfplll-dev - Library for LLL-reduction of Euclidean lattices, development
libfplll0 - Library for LLL-reduction of Euclidean lattices, runtime
5.0.0-1 Julien Puydt Yes
shark libshark-dev - development files for Shark
libshark0 - Shark machine learning library
shark-doc - documentation and examples for Shark
3.1.1+ds1-1 Ghislain Vaillant Yes
photo-booth photo-booth - Self-serve photo booth software 1.0.0~rc8-1 Adam Roses Wight Yes
steghide steghide - A steganography hiding tool 0.5.1-11 Fernando Seiti Furusato Yes
downtimed downtimed - monitor of downtime, shutdown, and crashes 1.0-1 Jörg Frings-Fürst Yes
shotwell shotwell - digital photo organizer
shotwell-common - digital photo organizer - common files
shotwell-dbg - digital photo organizer - debugging symbols
0.23.5-1 Jörg Frings-Fürst Yes

Yesterday

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor?
sane-backends libsane - API library for scanners
libsane-common - API library for scanners -- documentation and support files
libsane-dbg - API development library for scanners [debug symbols]
libsane-dev - API development library for scanners [development files]
sane-utils - API library for scanners -- utilities
1.0.25-3 Jörg Frings-Fürst Yes
ppsspp ppsspp - Sony PSP emulator
ppsspp-common - Common files for PPSSPP
ppsspp-sdl - Sony PSP emulator - SDL port
1.2.2+dfsg1-1 Sérgio Benjamim Yes
xbase64 libxbase64-1 - xbase compatible C++ class library (shared libraries)
libxbase64-bin - xbase compatible C++ class library (utilities)
libxbase64-dev - xbase compatible C++ class library (development files)
libxbase64-doc - xbase compatible C++ class library (documentation)
3.1.2-7 Jörg Frings-Fürst Yes
gnustep-gui gnustep-gui-common - GNUstep GUI Library - common files
gnustep-gui-doc - Documentation for the GNUstep GUI Library
gnustep-gui-runtime - GNUstep GUI Library - runtime files
libgnustep-gui-dev - GNUstep GUI header files and static libraries
libgnustep-gui0.25 - GNUstep GUI Library
libgnustep-gui0.25-dbg - GNUstep GUI Library - debugging symbols
0.25.0-3 Eric Heintzmann Yes

Some days ago

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor?
yuma123 libyuma-base - Netconf configuration script, YANG models and documentation
libyuma-dev - Netconf/YANG development files
libyuma2 - Netconf/YANG library
netconfd - netconf (RFC-6241) agent
netconfd-module-ietf-interfaces - SIL module for netconfd implementing ietf-interfaces.yang
netconfd-module-ietf-system - SIL module for netconfd implementing ietf-system.yang
yangcli - netconf/YANG command line client application
2.9-1 Vladimir Vassilev Yes
imagemagick imagemagick - image manipulation programs -- binaries
imagemagick-6-common - image manipulation programs -- infrastructure
imagemagick-6-doc - document files of ImageMagick
imagemagick-6.q16 - image manipulation programs -- quantum depth Q16
imagemagick-common - image manipulation programs -- infrastructure dummy package
imagemagick-doc - document files of ImageMagick -- dummy package
libimage-magick-perl - Perl interface to the ImageMagick graphics routines
libimage-magick-q16-perl - Perl interface to the ImageMagick graphics routines -- Q16 versio
libmagick++-6-headers - object-oriented C++ interface to ImageMagick - header files
libmagick++-6.q16-6 - object-oriented C++ interface to ImageMagick
libmagick++-6.q16-dev - object-oriented C++ interface to ImageMagick - development files
libmagick++-dev - object-oriented C++ interface to ImageMagick -- dummy package
libmagickcore-6-arch-config - low-level image manipulation library - architecture header files
libmagickcore-6-headers - low-level image manipulation library - header files
libmagickcore-6.q16-2 - low-level image manipulation library -- quantum depth Q16
libmagickcore-6.q16-2-extra - low-level image manipulation library - extra codecs (Q16)
libmagickcore-6.q16-dev - low-level image manipulation library - development files (Q16)
libmagickcore-dev - low-level image manipulation library -- dummy package
libmagickwand-6-headers - image manipulation library - headers files
libmagickwand-6.q16-2 - image manipulation library
libmagickwand-6.q16-dev - image manipulation library - development files
libmagickwand-dev - image manipulation library -- dummy package
perlmagick - Perl interface to ImageMagick -- dummy package
8:6.9.5.7+dfsg-1 bastien roucaries Yes
usbguard libusbguard-dev - USB device authorization policy framework - development files
libusbguard0 - USB device authorization policy framework - shared library
usbguard - USB device authorization policy framework
usbguard-applet-qt - USB device authorization policy framework - qt applet
0.5.14-1 Muri Nicanor Yes
netperfmeter netperfmeter - Network Performance Meter 1.6.0-1 Thomas Dreibholz Yes
sdes4j libsdes4j-java - SDES (RFC4568) implementation for Java
libsdes4j-java-doc - Documentation for sdes4j
1.1.4-1 Ingo Bauersachs Yes

Older packages

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor?
kyklop kyklop - Finds, tracks, and characterizes tropical cyclones in simulation 0.1.1-3 Klaus Zimmermann Yes
syncterm syncterm - BBS terminal program from Synchronet
syncterm-dbg - BBS terminal program from Synchronet (debug symbols)
1.0+dfsg-1 Fernando Toledo Yes
burpsuite burpsuite - platform for security testing of web applications 1.7.03-1 Eder L. Marques Yes
txwinrm python-txwinrm - asynchronous Python WinRM client libraries
txwinrm - asynchronous Python WinRM client binaries
1.1.26-1 Christopher Hoskin Yes
qtwebchannel-opensource-src libqt5webchannel-dev - Web communication library for Qt - development files
libqt5webchannel5 - Web communication library for Qt
qml-module-qtwebchannel - Web communication library for Qt - QML module
qtwebchannel-doc - Web communication library for Qt - Documentation
qtwebchannel-doc-html - Web communication library for Qt - HTML Documentation
qtwebchannel-examples - Web communication library for Qt - Examples
5.6.1-1 Sandro Knauß Yes
chapel-minimal chapel-minimal - Minimal compiler for the Chapel programming language 1.13.1-1 Ben Albrecht Yes
iroffer-dinoex iroffer-dinoex - IRC file distribution bot 3.30-1 Weilu Jia Yes
minetest-mod-mobf-core minetest-mod-mobf-core - Minetest modpack providing a framework for creating mobs
minetest-mod-mobf-trap - Minetest mod providing traps for mobs
2.5.1-1 Julien Puydt Yes
phatch phatch - simple to use Photo Batch Processor - GUI
phatch-cli - simple to use Photo Batch Processor - command line interface
phatch-doc - simple to use Photo Batch Processor - developer documentation
0.2.7.1-3.2 Mateusz Łukasik Yes
numix-gtk-theme numix-gtk-theme - modern flat theme from the Numix project 2.6.1-1~bpo8+1 Pierre Rudloff Yes
ruby-sass ruby-sass - powerful but elegant CSS compiler that makes CSS fun again 3.4.22-1~bpo8+1 Pierre Rudloff Yes
bogofilter bogofilter - fast Bayesian spam filter (dummy package)
bogofilter-bdb - fast Bayesian spam filter (Berkeley DB)
bogofilter-common - fast Bayesian spam filter (common files)
bogofilter-sqlite - fast Bayesian spam filter (sqlite)
bogofilter-tokyocabinet - fast Bayesian spam filter (tokyocabinet)
1.2.4+dfsg1-8 Mathieu GOULIN Yes
lua-torch-trepl lua-torch-trepl - REPL Package for Troch Framework
torch-trepl - Frontend of REPL Package for Troch Framework
0~20160613-g06128f9-1 Zhou Mo Yes
arasan arasan - Chess engine that runs in xboard 19.0.1-1 Michael Knoop Yes
nemo-emblems nemo-emblems - Folder and file emblem support for Nemo 3.0.1-1 James Lu Yes
r-bioc-rbgl r-bioc-rbgl - R interface to the graph algorithms contained in the BOOST librar 1.48.1+dfsg-1 Christopher Hoskin Yes
zuki-themes zuki-themes - Zuki themes for GNOME, Xfce and more 3.20-1-1 James Lu Yes