Debian GNU/Linux

Notes on Debian-specific conventions, standards and processes.
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Notes

Packages

Package tracker
Dive into package details (versions, bugs, links, Ubuntu connections)
https://tracker.debian.org

Additional package resources
Documentation, search and other resources for packages.
https://www.debian.org/distrib/packages
https://www.debian.org/distrib/packages#search_packages

Packaging
See :debian:deb

Contributing software to the distribution

Getting a software package into the Debian repository requires a Debian developer to mentor your efforts.

See also

Bug reporting

To report a bug in a Debian-maintained package from an Ubuntu installation, run:

reportbug -B debian

Backports

TODO: note on how to add backports repo

Debian and Ubuntu

Debian is an upstream source for the :ubuntu distribution. Relevant links:

Other links

Sysadmin notes (restricted by copyright?)
http://www.debian-administration.org (restricted by copyright?)



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