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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?
entrypoints python-entrypoints - Discover and load entry points from installed packages (Python 2)
python3-entrypoints - Discover and load entry points from installed packages (Python 3)
0.2.2-2 Julien Puydt 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
svgsalamander libsvgsalamander-java - SVG engine for Java
libsvgsalamander-java-doc - SVG engine for Java (documentation)
1.0.0+dfsg1-1 Felix Natter Yes

Yesterday

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor?
pylucene python-lucene - Python extension for accessing Java Lucene 4.10.1+dfsg-1 Dmitry Nezhevenko Yes
kyklop kyklop - Finds, tracks, and characterizes tropical cyclones in simulation 0.1.1-3 Klaus Zimmermann Yes

Some days ago

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor?
python-prov prov-tools - tools for prov
python-prov - W3C Provenance Data Model (Python 2)
python-prov-doc - documentation for prov
python3-prov - W3C Provenance Data Model (Python 3)
1.4.0-1 Ghislain Vaillant Yes
smpq kio-smpq - KDE4 kio plugin for StormLib MPQ archiving utility
smpq - StormLib MPQ archiving utility
1.5-1 Pali Rohár Yes
ifstat ifstat - InterFace STATistics Monitoring
libifstat-dev - Ifstat Development Files
1.1-9 Goswin von Brederlow Yes
gnustep-make gnustep-common - Common files for the core GNUstep environment
gnustep-make - GNUstep build system
gnustep-make-doc - Documentation for GNUstep Make
2.6.8-2 Eric Heintzmann Yes
ipv6pref ipv6pref - utility to set IPv6 address preferences 1.0.3-1 Stefan Tomanek Yes
django-memoize python-django-memoize - implementation of memoization technique for Django (Python 2)
python-django-memoize-doc - implementation of memoization technique for Django (common docume
python3-django-memoize - implementation of memoization technique for Django (Python 3)
2.0.0+dfsg-1 Christopher Hoskin Yes
syncterm syncterm - BBS terminal program from Synchronet
syncterm-dbg - BBS terminal program from Synchronet (debug symbols)
1.0+dfsg-1 Fernando Toledo Yes
nixnote2 nixnote2 - Open Source Evernote client 2.0~beta8+20160727+ds-1 Boyuan Yang Yes

Older packages

Package Description Version Uploader Needs a sponsor?
mbpfan mbpfan - Fan-Control-Daemon for MacBook Pro 1.9.1-1 Herminio Hernandez Jr Yes
lua-torch-trepl lua-torch-trepl - REPL Package for Troch Framework
torch-trepl - REPL Package for Troch Framework
0~20160613-g06128f9-1 Zhou Mo Yes
urlgrabber python-urlgrabber - high-level URL transfer library 3.10.1-0.1 Philippe Coval Yes
policyd-rate-limit policyd-rate-limit - postfix policy daemon limiting the number of mails a user can sen 0.5.1-1 Valentin Samir Yes
chapel-minimal chapel-minimal - Minimal compiler for the Chapel programming language 1.13.1-1 Ben Albrecht Yes
python-hydroffice.bag hydroffice.bag-tools - tools for hydroffice.bag
python-hydroffice.bag - manage Bathymetric Attributed Grid (BAG) data files in Python 2
python-hydroffice.bag-doc - documentation for hydroffice.bag
python3-hydroffice.bag - manage Bathymetric Attributed Grid (BAG) data files in Python 3
0.2.15-1 Ghislain Vaillant Yes
stormlib-listfiles libstorm-listfiles - Library for accessing the MPQ archives (listfiles) 0~20150420-1 Pali Rohár Yes
python-jellyfish python-jellyfish - Library for approximate and phonetic matching of strings (Python
python-jellyfish-doc - Library for approximate and phonetic matching of strings (documen
python3-jellyfish - Library for approximate and phonetic matching of strings (Python
0.5.6-1 Diego M. Rodriguez Yes
hdf-compass hdf-compass - viewer for HDF5 and related formats
hdf-compass-doc - documentation and examples for the HDF Compass
python-hdf-compass - public modules for the HDF Compass
0.6.0-1 Ghislain Vaillant Yes
uligo uligo - tsumego (go problems) practice tool 0.3-7 David William Richmond Jones Yes
tycho libtycho-java - Build Eclipse plugins with Maven 0.25.0-1 Luca Vercelli Yes
dynamic-graph libdynamic-graph-dev - Dynamic graph C++ library development package
libdynamic-graph-doc - documentation for the dynamic graph C++ library
libdynamic-graph3.0.0 - Dynamic graph C++ library
3.0.0-1 Rohan Budhiraja Yes
btrfs-progs btrfs-progs - Checksumming Copy on Write Filesystem utilities
btrfs-progs-dbg - Checksumming Copy on Write Filesystem utilities (debug)
btrfs-progs-udeb - Checksumming Copy on Write Filesystem utilities (udeb) (udeb)
btrfs-tools - transitional dummy package
btrfs-tools-dbg - transitional dummy package
4.5.3-0.1 Nicholas D Steeves Yes
kismon kismon - GUI client for kismet (wireless scanner/sniffer/monitor) 0.8.1-1 Patrick Salecker Yes
aspell-sk aspell-sk - Slovak dictionary for GNU Aspell 2.02-0-0.1 Pali Rohár Yes
nitroshare nitroshare - Cross-platform network file transfer application
nitroshare-nautilus - Nautilus extension for sending files with NitroShare
nitroshare-nemo - Nemo extension for sending files with NitroShare
0.3.3-1 Nathan Osman Yes
ipsilon ipsilon - An Identity Provider Server
ipsilon-authfas - Fedora Authentication System login plugin
ipsilon-authform - mod_intercept_form_submit login plugin
ipsilon-authgssapi - mod_auth_gssapi based login plugin
ipsilon-authldap - LDAP info and login plugin
ipsilon-authpam - PAM based login plugin
ipsilon-base - Ipsilon base IDP server
ipsilon-client - Tools for configuring Ipsilon clients
ipsilon-filesystem - Package providing files required by Ipsilon
ipsilon-infosssd - SSSD & mod_lookup_identity-based identity plugin
ipsilon-openid - Openid provider plugin
ipsilon-persona - Persona provider plugin
ipsilon-saml2 - SAML2 provider plugin
ipsilon-saml2-base - SAML2 base
ipsilon-tools-ipa - IPA helpers
1.2.0-debian1 Marlin Cremers Yes
minetest-mod-advspawning minetest-mod-advspawning - Minetest mod providing an advanced spawning framework 0.0.13-1 Julien Puydt Yes
vsftpd vsftpd - lightweight, efficient FTP server written for security
vsftpd-dbg - lightweight, efficient FTP server written for security (debug)
3.0.3-5 Keng-Yu Lin 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
minetest-mod-animalmaterials minetest-mod-animalmaterials - Minetest mod providing models for animals 0.1.3-1 Julien Puydt Yes
minetest-mod-animals minetest-mod-animals - Minetest mod providing animals 2.5.0-1 Julien Puydt Yes
minetest-mod-mesecons minetest-mod-mesecons - Digital circuitry blocks for minetest 2016.07.09-1 Julien Puydt Yes