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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
exaile Exaile is a music player with a simple interface 4.1.2~beta1-1 (bullseye)
4.1.2~beta1-1 (unstable)
Andre Flechs Yes Yes
unpaper post-processing tool for scanned pages 7.0.0-0.1 (unstable) Nicholas Guriev Yes Yes


Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
makemkv-oss MakeMKV BD decryption API library 1.17.0+ds-1 (unstable) Ben Westover Yes No
makemkv-bin Proprietary components of makemkv 1.17.0-1 (unstable) Ben Westover Yes No
edgar Legend of Edgar platform game 1.35-1 (unstable) Matt Barry Yes Yes

Some days ago

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
python-jschema-to-python generate Python classes from a JSON schema 1.2.3-1 (experimental) Guilherme de Paula Xavier Segundo Yes No
blueman Graphical bluetooth manager 2.3~beta1-1 (experimental) Christopher Schramm Yes Yes
libam7xxx library for accessing am7xxx devices - documentation 0.1.7-1.1 (unstable) Nicholas Guriev Yes Yes

Older packages

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor Already in Debian
cbetar2 A Buddhist text reader using CBETA APIs 19.3.1-1 (unstable) Meng-Yuan Huang Yes No
xmrig High performance, open source CPU/GPU miner and RandomX benchmark 6.18.0-1 (unstable) Ben Westover Yes No
sentrypeer SIP peer to peer honeypot for VoIP 1.4.1-1 (unstable) Gavin Henry Yes No
php-giggsey-libphonenumber ${phpcomposer:description} 8.12.49-1 (unstable)
8.12.50-1 (UNRELEASED)
Fab Stz Yes No
php-giggsey-locale ${phpcomposer:description} 2.2-1 (unstable) Fab Stz Yes No
vertcoin peer-to-peer network based digital currency - CLI tools 0.18.0-1 (unstable) vertion Yes No
php-league-csv ${phpcomposer:description} 9.8.0-1 (unstable) Fab Stz Yes No
php-datto-json-rpc-http ${phpcomposer:description} 5.0.6-1 (unstable) Fab Stz Yes No
php-datto-json-rpc ${phpcomposer:description} 6.1.0-1 (unstable) Fab Stz Yes No
guerillabackup resilient, distributed backup and archiving solution 0.2.0-1 (unstable) halfdog Yes No
base16384 Encode binary files to printable utf16be 2.2.0-1 (unstable) fumiama Yes No
vcdimager VideoCD (VCD) image mastering and ripping tool 2.0.1+dfsg-6 (unstable) Jack Toh Yes Yes
zig Imperative, general-purpose, statically typed, system programming language 0.9.1-1 (unstable) Nick Hastings Yes No
ani-cli Browse and watch anime on the commandline 3.0-1 (unstable) Matthias Geiger Yes No
ieee-data OUI and IAB listings 20220621.1 (unstable) Ileana Dumitrescu Yes Yes
multi-timer Set of countdown timers with alarm, up to 40 per set 0.2.0-0.1 (unstable) realroot Yes No
isochron Tool for Time Sensitive Networking testing 0.9~rc4-1 (unstable) Vladimir Oltean Yes No
libkqueue Development files for libkqueue 2.6.2-1 (unstable) Mark Heily Yes Yes
php-codeigniter-framework ${phpcomposer:description} 3.1.13-1 (unstable) Fab Stz Yes No
php-kissifrot-php-ixr ${phpcomposer:description} 1.8.3-1 (unstable) Fab Stz Yes No