Dive into package details (versions, bugs, links, Ubuntu connections)
Additional package resources
Documentation, search and other resources for packages.
Contributing software to the distribution
Getting a software package into the Debian repository requires a Debian developer to mentor your efforts.
- See http://mentors.debian.net for a very helpful introduction and reference to Debian policies.
- See :debian:deb for details on the deb package format.
- See Debian and Ubuntu below for references for Ubuntu contributors.
- Debian Source Code https://sources.debian.net (try out online code editing with a Chrom/ium extension)
- Debian Code Search https://codesearch.debian.net
To report a bug in a Debian-maintained package from an Ubuntu installation, run:
reportbug -B debian
TODO: note on how to add backports repo
Debian and Ubuntu
Debian is an upstream source for the :ubuntu distribution. Relevant links:
Sysadmin notes (restricted by copyright?)
http://www.debian-administration.org (restricted by copyright?)