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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
xmrig High performance, open source CPU/GPU miner and RandomX benchmark. 6.16.3-1 (unstable) Ben Westover Yes No
byacc public domain Berkeley LALR Yacc parser generator 1:2.0.20220114-1 (unstable) Thomas Dickey Yes Yes

Yesterday

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
golang-github-gabriel-vasile-mimetype fast Go library for detecting MIME types and extensions based on magic numbers 1.4.0+dfsg1-2~bpo11+1 (bullseye-backports) Martin Dosch Yes Yes
sentrypeer SIP peer to peer honeypot for VoIP 1.0.0-1 (UNRELEASED) Gavin Henry Yes No

Some days ago

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
epub2txt2 extract text from EPUB documents 2.01-1 (experimental) Thiago Pezzo Yes No
bctoolbox Helper library for software by Belledonne Communications (shared library) 4.4.34-0.1 (unstable) Andrea Pappacoda Yes Yes
golang-github-pborman-getopt getopt style option parsing for Go (library) 1.1.0-2 (unstable) Martin Dosch Yes Yes
golang-debian-mdosch-xmppsrv Look up XMPP SRV records (library) 0.1.0-2 (unstable) Martin Dosch Yes Yes
golang-github-mattn-go-xmpp go xmpp library (library) 0.0~git20211029.912ba61-2 (unstable) Martin Dosch Yes Yes
x11-utils X11 utilities 7.7+5+nmu1 (unstable) Thomas Dickey Yes Yes
luit locale and ISO 2022 support for Unicode terminals 2.0.20220111-1 (unstable) Thomas Dickey Yes No
google-android-installers Google's Android Auto Desktop Head Unit Emulator Installer 1642086060 (UNRELEASED) Fab Stz Yes Yes
synkron Qt based application for synchronising folders 1.6.2+r200+dfsg-1 (unstable) Fab Stz Yes No

Older packages

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
makemkv-oss MakeMKV BD decryption API library 1.16.5-3 (unstable) Ben Westover Yes No
makemkv-bin Proprietary components of makemkv 1.16.5-3 (unstable) Ben Westover Yes No
netperfmeter Network Performance Meter (measurement program) 1.8.6~rc2~bpo1+1 (buster-backports)
1.8.6~rc2.1-1~bpo10+1 (bullseye)
Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
fcitx5-table-extra Additional table based input method for Fcitx 5 5.0.7-1 (unstable) Lu YaNing Yes No
sphinx-sitemap Sphinx HTML extension to generate sitemaps 2.2.0-3 (unstable) Juri Grabowski Yes No
nemo-audio-tab View audio tag information from Nemo's properties tab 5.2.0-1 (unstable) Joshua Peisach Yes No
lsb-release-minimal Linux Standard Base version reporting utility (minimal implementation) 0.2-2 (UNRELEASED) Gioele Barabucci Yes No
fonts-lxgw-wenkai Chinese font "LXGW WenKai"(also known as "xia wu wen kai", "xwwk") 1.113+repack-1 (unstable) xiao sheng wen(肖盛文) Yes No
su-exec switch user and group id, setgroups and exec 0.2-1 (UNRELEASED) Matteo Chesi Yes No
opengnb via P2P to setup de-centralized layer3 network VPN 1.2.8.1-1 (unstable) xiao sheng wen(肖盛文) Yes No
xbrzscale Intelligent graphics file upscaling tool 1.8+ds-1 (unstable) Peter Blackman Yes No
gtkcrypto GTK+ application for encrypting files and computing hashes 1.0.0-1 (unstable) Guilherme de Paula Xavier Segundo Yes No
nginx small, powerful, scalable web/proxy server 1.20.2-1+nmu1 (unstable) Filip Chabik Yes Yes
guerillabackup resilient, distributed backup and archiving solution 0.1.1-1 (unstable) halfdog Yes No
ibus-keymagic keymagic engine for IBus 1.4-1 (unstable) kokoye2007 Yes No
libview VMware's Incredibly Exciting Widgets 0.6.6-3 (unstable) Ileana Dumitrescu Yes Yes
prometheus-cpp Prometheus Client Library for Modern C++ (push gateway support) 1.0.0-1 (unstable) Maksim Dmitrichenko Gregor Jasny Yes No
berry Minimal window manager 0.1.9-1 (unstable) Yuri Musachio Montezuma da Cruz Yes No
kotlin-mode Major mode for kotlin 20210917git0-1 (unstable) Joshua Peisach Yes No