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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
qabc minimal GUI for ABC music notation 2.0.1-2 (unstable) Benoît Rouits Yes No
xbrzscale Intelligent graphics file upscaling tool 1.8+ds-1 (unstable) Peter Blackman Yes No
ucommon lightweight C++ threading and sockets - documentation 7.0.0-16.1 (unstable) Bastian Germann Yes Yes
tensorwatch Debug, monitor and visualize for Python Machine Learning docs 0.9.0-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes No
nemo-emblems Nemo extension to change a folder or file emblem in Nemo 4.8.0-1 (experimental) Joshua Peisach Yes No
binutils-m68hc1x binary utilities that support Motorola's 68HC11/12 targets 1:2.35.1-3 (unstable) Vincent Smeets Yes Yes

Yesterday

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
capbattleship Sink your enemy! - A (pretty) pirate battleship board game. 1.0~alpha7-1 (unstable) Fabien Givors Yes No
braillefont Prints a bitmapped version of a text using Unicode Braille symbols 1.0-3 (unstable) Judit Foglszinger Yes Yes
python-pysol-cards Deal PySol FC Cards 0.10.1-1 (unstable) Juhani Numminen Yes No
hacktv Analogue TV transmitter for the HackRF 0+git20201203-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes Yes
lazpaint Image editor with raster and vector layers (qt5) 7.1.6-1 (unstable) Johann Elsass Yes Yes

Some days ago

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
awf-gtk3 Theme preview application for GTK 2.2.0-5 (unstable) Fabrice Creuzot Yes No
opentmpfiles standalone utility written to process systemd-style tmpfiles.d files 0.2+2019.05.21.git.44a55796ba-3 (unstable) Lorenzo Puliti Yes Yes
sayonara Small and lightweight music player 1.6.0~beta6-1 (unstable) Steve Meliza Yes No
siconos modeling and simulation of nonsmooth dynamical systems (simulation runner tool) 4.3.0+dfsg-3 (unstable) Stephen Sinclair Yes Yes
python-radexreader Reader for the RADEX RD1212 Geiger counter (CLI) 1.0.0-5 (unstable) Fabrice Creuzot Yes No
awf-gtk2 Theme preview application for GTK 2.2.0-5 (unstable) Fabrice Creuzot Yes No
redmine-plugin-apijs Redmine plugin to display gallery from attachments 6.4.0-5 (unstable) Fabrice Creuzot Yes No
human-theme-gtk Human theme for GTK 1.1.0-5 (unstable) Fabrice Creuzot Yes No
python-absl Abseil Python Common Libraries 0.11.0-1 (unstable) Romain Porte Yes No
hydrogen advanced drum machine/step sequencer 1.0.1-1 (unstable) Nicholas D Steeves Yes Yes
c-blosc high performance meta-compressor optimized for binary data 1.20.1+ds1-2 (unstable) Håvard Flaget Aasen Yes Yes
boolean.py small library implementing a boolean algebra 3.8-1 (unstable) Stephan Lachnit Yes No
reuse tool for REUSE copyright and license recommendations 0.11.1-1 (unstable) Stephan Lachnit Yes No
license-expression small library to handle license expressions 1.2+ds1-1 (unstable) Stephan Lachnit Yes No
pekwm very light window manager 0.1.18-1 (unstable) Carlos Henrique Lima Melara Yes Yes
motor ncurses based ide 3.5.2-1 (unstable) Witherking25 Yes Yes
ngraph-gtk create scientific 2-dimensional graphs 6.08.08-1 (unstable) Hiroyuki Ito Yes Yes
nemo-audio-tab View audio tag information from Nemo's properties tab 4.8.0-1 (experimental) Joshua Peisach Yes No
python-imgviz Image Visualization Tools (Python 3) 1.2.3+ds-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes Yes
nemo-compare Context menu comparison extension for Nemo file manager 4.8.0-1 (experimental) Joshua Peisach Yes No
dhcpdump Capture dhcp-packets and show for easier checking and debugging 1.8-3 (unstable) Peter_Ji Yes Yes

Older packages

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
dpf-plugins Audio plugin collection from DISTRHO (metapackage) 1.3+git8ae021b-1 (unstable) Dennis Braun Yes No
secondfaqtor Two-Factor Authenticator 1.2.0-1 (unstable) Andrew Sachen Yes No
dragonfly-reverb Reverb effect plugins (metapackage) 3.2.1-1 (unstable) Dennis Braun Yes No
pyrandom2 backport of Python 2.7's random module 1.0.1-2.1 (unstable) Juhani Numminen Yes Yes
scala-mode-el transitional dummy package, scala-mode-el to elpa-scala-mode 1:1.1.0-1 (unstable) Nicholas D Steeves Yes Yes
deepin-qt5dxcb-plugin Qt platform theme integration plugin for DDE 5.0.17+ds.1-1~exp1 (experimental) Arun Kumar Pariyar Yes Yes
gbsplay Gameboy sound player 0.0.94-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes Yes
oidc-agent Commandline tools for obtaining OpenID Connect Access tokens on the commandline 4.0.0-6 (UNRELEASED) Marcus Hardt Yes No
td-system-tools Metapackage for system information and maintenance tools 1.1.4-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
searx-admin Web based management interface for searx 0.0~git20170823.95fe63b+ds-1 (unstable)
0.0~git20170823.95fe63b+ds-1 (UNRELEASED)
Fred Le Meur Yes No
fractgen calculates fractal images 2.1.10-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
nemo-terminal Nemo extension to enable an embedded terminal 4.6.0-2 (experimental) Joshua Peisach Yes No
geant4 physics simulation toolkit 10.6.3-1 (unstable) Stephan Lachnit Yes No
guerillabackup resilient, distributed backup and archiving solution 0.0.2-1 (unstable) halfdog Yes No
nemo-filename-repairer Nemo extension for filename encoding repair 4.6.0-1 (experimental) Joshua Peisach Yes No
nemo-image-converter nemo extension to mass resize or rotate images 4.6.0-2 (experimental) Joshua Peisach Yes No
nemo-media-columns Nemo Extension to display music/EXIF and PDF metadata 4.6.0-1 (experimental) Joshua Peisach Yes No
nemo-pastebin Nemo extension to send files to a pastebin 4.6.0-1 (experimental) Joshua Peisach Yes No
tsctp SCTP Test Tool 0.7.5-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
hipercontracer Command-line programs for HiPerConTracer 1.4.12-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
bibtexconv BibTeX Converter 1.1.21-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
subnetcalc IPv4/IPv6 Subnet Calculator 2.4.17-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
rsplib RSerPool implementation RSPLIB 3.2.6-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
rtpaudio RTP Audio sound streaming system 2.0.3-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
golang-github-syncthing-notify File system event notification library on steroids 0.0~git20201101.a28a0bd-1 (unstable) Jai Flack Yes Yes
c-evo Empire Building Game 285+dfsg.5-1 (unstable) Peter Blackman Yes No
libonig regular expressions library — development files 6.9.6-1 (unstable) Jörg Frings-Fürst Yes Yes
devuan-keyring GnuPG archive key of the devuan repository 2020.11.09 (UNRELEASED) Ivan J. Yes No
python3-adns Python bindings to the asynchronous DNS resolver library 1.2.8~rc3-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
slideshow XHTML/JavaScript Slideshow Generator 2.3.2-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
sctplib Documentation of the user-space SCTP implementation SCTPLIB 1:1.0.26-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
netperfmeter Network Performance Meter (measurement program) 1.8.7-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
socketapi Development package for Socket-API 2:2.2.19-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
stab Sends chirps to bottleneck detection 1.3.1~rc1-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
atlasmns-trace Atlas/MNS Trace Agent 0.4.5-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
menu-cache LXDE implementation of the freedesktop Menu's cache (libexec) 1.1.0-1.1 (unstable) Mateusz Łukasik Yes Yes
libneat NEAT Sockets API Examples 1.0.2~td3-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
ironseed science-fiction exploration/strategy adventure game in space 0.2.7-1 (UNRELEASED)
0.2.8-1 (unstable)
Matija Nalis Yes No
klatexformula GUI to easily get an image from a LaTeX formula or equation 4.1.0-1 (unstable) Tobias Winchen Yes Yes
nemo-seahorse Seahorse plugin and utilities for encryption for Nemo 4.6.0-1 (experimental) Joshua Peisach Yes No
s2geometry Computational geometry and spatial indexing on the sphere 0.9.0-1 (unstable) Emmanuel Arias Yes No
lebiniou-data datafiles for Le Biniou 3.50-2 (unstable) Olivier Girondel Yes Yes
fontedit edit fonts as byte arrays for use in embedded systems 1.1.0-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes No
imapsync IMAP synchronization, copy and migration tool 1.945+dfsg1-1 (unstable) Markus Raps Yes Yes
dvbstreamer a console based streamer for DVB/ATSC service(s) 2.1.0-5.1 (unstable) Bastian Germann Yes Yes