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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
yadifa Internet Domain Name Server 2.4.2-1 (unstable) Markus Schade Yes Yes
prometheus-cpp Prometheus Client Library for Modern C++ (push gateway support) 0.12.1-1 (unstable) Gregor Jasny Yes No

Yesterday

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
hipercontracer Command-line programs for HiPerConTracer 1.5.0~rc0-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
mupdf lightweight PDF viewer 1.14.0+ds1-4+deb10u3 (stable-proposed-updates) Bastian Germann Yes Yes
dragonfly-reverb Reverb effect plugins - metapackage 3.2.3-1 (unstable) Dennis Braun Yes No

Some days ago

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
glmark2 OpenGL (ES) 2.0 benchmark suite -- data files 2021.02-1 (UNRELEASED)
2021.02-1 (unstable)
Marius Vlad Yes No
mrpt Mobile Robot Programming Toolkit - Console and GUI applications 1:2.1.8-1 (unstable) Jose Luis Yes Yes

Older packages

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
bibtexconv BibTeX Converter 1.1.22~rc0-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
rsplib RSerPool implementation RSPLIB 3.2.7-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
ptl parallel tasking library - development files 1.0.2-1 (unstable) Stephan Lachnit Yes No
partman-f2fs Add to partman support for f2fs 1 (unstable) Stephan Lachnit Yes No
codelite Powerful and lightweight IDE 15.0+dfsg-1 (unstable) David Hart (CL) Yes Yes
geda-gaf GPL EDA -- Electronics design software (documentation) 1:1.10.2-1 (unstable) Kai-Martin Knaak Yes Yes
deepin-gtk-theme Deepin Gtk Themes 17.10.11-1~exp1 (experimental) clay stan Yes No
td-system-tools Metapackage for system information and maintenance tools 1.1.5-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes No
sanlock Shared storage lock manager 3.8.3-1 (experimental) Håvard Flaget Aasen Yes Yes
simlib SIMulation LIBrary for C++ - shared libraries 3.07-1 (unstable) Roman Ondráček Yes No
gftools Google Fonts Tools 0.5.2+dfsg-1 (unstable)
0.5.2+dfsg-1 (experimental)
Romain Porte Yes No
blop-lv2 Bandlimited LADSPA Oscillator Plugins ported to LV2 1.0.2-1 (unstable) Dennis Braun Yes No
netperfmeter Network Performance Meter (measurement program) 1.9.0~rc0-1 (unstable) Thomas Dreibholz Yes Yes
asciidoc Highly configurable text format for writing documentation 9.1.0-1 (unstable) Leon Marz Yes Yes
gatos ATI All-in-Wonder TV capture software 0.0.5-19.1 (unstable) Joao Paulo Yes Yes
targetd remote configuration of a LIO-based storage appliance 0.9.1-1 (UNRELEASED) Johan Fleury Yes No
dt-utils Device tree and barebox related tools 2019.01.0+ds-1 (unstable) Bastian Germann Yes No
libatomprobe Development files for libatomprobe 0+20210207-1 (unstable) D. Haley Yes No
jgmenu Simple X11 menu 4.3.0-1 (unstable) Mateusz Łukasik Yes No
privacybadger browser extension automatically learns to block invisible trackers 2021.2.2-1 (unstable) John Scott Yes Yes
xpenguins little penguins walk on your windows 3.1.0-1 (unstable) Micheal Waltz Yes Yes
drs DRS4 Evaluation Board software 5.0.6-1 (unstable) Gürkan Myczko Yes No
austin Frame stack sampler for CPython 2.1.1-1 (unstable) Gabriele N. Tornetta Yes Yes
python-jsbeautifier JavaScript unobfuscator and beautifier 1.13.5-1 (unstable) Håvard Flaget Aasen Yes Yes
popout3d Creates 3D images from photographs taken with an ordinary camera. 1.5.1 (stable) Chris Rogers Yes No