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#use wml::debian::projectnews::header PUBDATE="2014-01-06" SUMMARY="SteamOS, a game oriented Debian derivative, mini DebConf in Phnom Penh, mini DebConf in Barcelona, Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament to use Debian for email encryption, an automatic list of Debian contributors, bits from the DPL, bits from the Release Team"

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<toc-add-entry name="steamos">SteamOS, a game oriented Debian derivative</toc-add-entry>

<a href="http://www.valvesoftware.com";>Valve Software</a> has made
available images for 
<a href="http://store.steampowered.com/livingroom/SteamOS/";>SteamOS</a>,
a Debian derivative aimed at providing a gaming experience built for the big screen.
This gaming operation system is based on Debian 7.1 Wheezy.
Installation instructions are available from the
<a href="http://store.steampowered.com/steamos/buildyourown";>the SteamOs website</a>.
<a href="https://wiki.debian.org/Derivatives/Census/SteamOS";>A dedicated page in
the Debian wiki</a> lists additional information about this Debian derivative.

<toc-add-entry name="mini-debconf-kh">Mini DebConf in Phnom Penh</toc-add-entry>
<a href="http://fossasia.org";>FOSSASIA</a> is inviting Debian contributors and 
fans to Phnom Penh, Cambodia for a Mini DebConf from February 28 to March 2, 2014.
After previous events in Vietnam and a successful
<a href="http://wiki.debian.org/DebianVietnam/MiniDebConf2010";>Mini Debconf 2010</a>  
in Ho Chi Minh city it is time to bring together some of the awesome Debian folks in the region
again and organize another Mini DebConf Phnom Penh 2014. The event
will be held at Norton University, the leading IT institution in
Cambodia and bring together a number of free software projects. Please
join us,
<a href="http://wiki.debian.org/DebianCambodia/MiniDebConf2014";>\
add you name into the wiki
and spread the word!

<toc-add-entry name="mini-debconf-es">Mini DebConf in Barcelona</toc-add-entry>
<a href="$(HOME)/women">Debian Women</a> is proud to
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-events-eu/2013/12/msg00011.html";>announce</a>
<a href="http://wiki.debian.org/DebianWomen/Projects/MiniDebconf-Women/2014";>a
MiniDebConf</a> will be organized in Barcelona on 15-16 March 2014.
The idea behind the conference is not to talk about women in free
software, or women in Debian, but Debian subjects more inclusive for women.
Everybody is invited, but speakers are expected to be all people indentifying
themselves as women. 
Conference organizers are seeking proposals for papers, presentations,
discussion sessions, and tutorials. 

If you have one or more proposals, send it to

<toc-add-entry name="europarliament">Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament to use Debian for email encryption</toc-add-entry>
<a href="http://www.rebecca-harms.de/index.php/lesen/trustworthy-encryption-a-small-step-to-stop-the-pollution--32935";>\
Rebecca Harms</a>, co-president of Greens/EFA Group
in the European Parliament announced
<a href="http://www.greens-efa.eu/software-procurement-11372.html";>a
project to use trustworthy encryption</a> in cooperation and dialogue
with European Parliment IT services and Debian.

Mrs. Harms, and others have recognized we live in a digital environment
polluted by pervasive surveillance. Encrypted software is a small first step to 
ensure nobody but the intended recipent of an email can read it. Greens/EFA will
use a selection of Free Software from Debian, which requires no special hardware but
running special software. <q>As Greens in the European Parliament we are very pleased 
that we are supported by Debian [...], a community of programmers and developers 
abiding to a <a href="$(HOME)/social_contract">social contract</a> to share and
maintain their common resource 
which they call Free Software</q>, she said.

<toc-add-entry name="contributors">An automatic list of Debian contributors</toc-add-entry>

Enrico Zini <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/12/msg00009.html";>announced</a>
that a list of know Debian contributors is available at 
<a href="http://contributors.debian.org/";>http://contributors.debian.org/</a>.
<q>The list will never be fully comprehensive, but it will try to be be the
best effort Debian can possibly make to credit everyone</q>, Enrico said.
The list is created from <a href="http://contributors.debian.org/sources/";>data sources</a>
which can be added to take into account new types of contributions.
Please refer to Enrico's message for implementation details.

<toc-add-entry name="bits-dpl">Bits from the DPL</toc-add-entry>
Lucas Nussbaum sent his
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/12/msg00003.html";>monthly
report of DPL activities for November 2013</a>.
Among other topics, Lucas gave an update on the
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2013/11/msg00070.html";>partiticipation
of Debian in the
<a href="http://gnome.org/opw/";>Outreach Program for Women</a>.
He started also a <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2013/11/msg00455.html";>discussion</a>
about the role of release goals, and a proposition to replace them with procedures
built on the existing recommended practices for mass-bug filings.

Lucas also recently updated delegations for
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/12/msg00004.html";>the Policy Editors</a>,
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/12/msg00005.html";>the Debian Keyring Maintainers</a>,
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/12/msg00006.html";>the Debian Account Managers</a>,
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2014/01/msg00000.html";>the Press Team</a>.
He also officialized the existence and the powers of the Release Team
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/12/msg00007.html";>publishing the first delegation</a>
for this team.

<toc-add-entry name="bits-release">Bits from the Release Team</toc-add-entry>
Niels Thykier sent some
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/12/msg00008.html";>bits
of the Release Time</a>, with a precise timeline of events
that need to happen before the freeze for the next stable Debian release, Jessie,
which is scheduled for 2014, November 5.
He also mentionned that the results of <a href="http://piuparts.debian.org/";>piuparts</a>
a tool to test installation, upgrade and removal of Debian packages, are now integrated
into Britney, the software taking care of the migration of packages from testing to unstable.

<toc-add-entry name="interviews">Interviews</toc-add-entry>

        <p>There have been                                                              
<q><a href="http://people.skolelinux.org/pere/blog/tags/intervju/";>DebianEdu interviews</a><q>
<a href="http://people.skolelinux.org/pere/blog/Debian_Edu_interview__Dominik_George.html";>
minik George</a> and
<a href="http://people.skolelinux.org/pere/blog/Debian_Edu_interview__Klaus_Knopper.html";>Klaus Knopper</a>,
who all describe, among other things, how they got involved in Debian Edu and their views about it.

<toc-add-entry name="other">Other news</toc-add-entry>

The third update of the stable distribution of Debian (codename <q>Wheezy</q>)
<a href="$(HOME)/News/2013/20131214">was released on December 14.

Jakub Wilk <a href="http://jwilk.net/blog/20131225-udput";>posted on his blog</a>
a one-liner script, named μdput, to efficiently replace <tt>dput</tt> or <tt>dput-ng</tt>
for package uploading on a flaky network connection.

Martin Zobel-Helas sent 
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2014/01/msg00003.html";>minutes
of the DSA Team Meeting</a>, held on 2013, December 13.

The update for Wheezy of the <a href="http://debian-handbook.info/";>\
Debian Administrator's handbook</a>, prefaced by Lucas Nussbaum,
the current Debian Project Leader, and Stefano Zacchiroli, Debian Project
Leader from 2010 to 2013, is
<a href="http://debian-handbook.info/2013/major-update-of-the-debian-administrators-handbook-for-debian-7-wheezy/";>available</a>
for download from the website of the book, or as the
<a href="http://packages.debian.org/source/sid/debian-handbook";>debian-handbook</a> on
on Debian systems running unstable.

Niels Thykier
<a href="http://nthykier.wordpress.com/2013/12/23/automated-reprocessing-of-packages-on-lintian-debian-org/";>announced</a>
that the reprocessing of packages of the Debian archive with newer version of
<a href="http://lintian.debian.org/";>Lintian</a>, a tool to find bugs and
policy violations in packages, is now automated. The reprocessing of the whole
Debian archive with Lintian 2.5.20 is expected to take about 3 to 4 weeks.

<toc-add-entry name="events">Upcoming events</toc-add-entry>
<p>There is one upcoming Debian-related event:</p>
 <li>January, 18-19, Paris, France — <a href="https://wiki.debconf.org/wiki/Miniconf-Paris/2014";>Paris MiniDebConf</a> in <a href="http://www.telecom-paristech.fr/eng/practical-information/getting-there.html#c2489";>Telecom ParisTech</a></li>
You can find more information about Debian-related events and talks
on the <a href="http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEvents";>events section</a> of the Debian wiki,
or subscribe to one of our events mailing lists for different regions:
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-events-eu";>Europe</a>, 
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-events-nl";>Netherlands</a>, 
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-events-ha";>Hispanic America</a>, 
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-events-na";>North America</a>.

<p>Do you want to organise a Debian booth or a Debian install party?
Are you aware of other upcoming Debian-related events?
Have you delivered a Debian talk that you want to link on our
<a href="$(HOME)/events/talks">talks page</a>? 
Send an email to the <a href="mailto:events@debian.org";>Debian Events Team</a>.

<toc-add-entry name="newcontributors">New Debian Contributors</toc-add-entry>

Four applicants have been
<a href="https://nm.debian.org/public/nmlist#done";>accepted</a>
	as Debian Developers,
eight applicants have 
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2013/12/msg00013.html";>been</a>
<a href="http://lists.debian.org//debian-project/2013/12/msg00093.html";>accepted</a>
	as Debian Maintainer, and
twenty-six people have <a href="http://udd.debian.org/cgi-bin/new-maintainers.cgi";>started
        to maintain packages</a> since the previous issue of the Debian
	Project News. Please welcome
Thomas Bechtold,
Miguel Landaeta,
Andrea Colangelo,
Mike Miller,
Michael Fladischer,
Axel Wagner,
Chris Boot,
ChangZhuo Chen,
Dima Kogan,
Elmar Heeb,
Hendrik Tews,
Jakob Haufe,
Radu-Bogdan Croitoru,
ChangZhuo Chen (陳昌倬),
Walter Reiner,
Ghislain Vaillant,
Antonio Ospite,
Ben Carrillo,
Stewart Smith,
Sergio Schvezov,
Otto Kekäläinen,
Mechtilde Stehmann,
Sebastien Badia,
Christian Stalp,
Mitsuya Shibata,
Bret Curtis,
Alexandre Gramfort,
Zev Benjamin,
Folkert van Heusden,
Julien Muchembled,
Noriyuki Ohkawa,
Silvio Rhatto,
Zygmunt Krynicki,
Benjamin Eikel,
Lennart C. Karssen,
Simon John,
Mats Sjöberg, 
Christos Trochalakis
	into our project!</p>

<toc-add-entry name="rcstats">Release-Critical bugs statistics for the upcoming release</toc-add-entry>

<rcstatslink release="Jessie"
	tobefixed="330" />

<toc-add-entry name="dsa">Important Debian Security Advisories</toc-add-entry>

	<p>Debian's Security Team recently released
	advisories for these packages (among others):
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2808">openjpeg</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2809">ruby1.8</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2810">ruby1.9.1</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2811">chromium-browser</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2812">samba</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2813">gimp</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2814">varnish</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2815">munin</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2816">php5</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2817">libtar</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2818">mysql-5.5</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2819">iceape</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2820">nspr</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2821">gnupg</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2822">xorg-server</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2823">pixman</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2824">curl</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2825">wireshark</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2826">denyhosts</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2827">libcommons-fileupload-java</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2828">drupal6</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2829">hplip</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2830">ruby-i18n</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2831">puppet</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2832">memcached</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2833">openssl</a>, and
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2834">typo3-src</a>.

	Please read them carefully and take the proper measures.</p>

        <p>Debian's Backports Team released advisories for these packages:
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-backports-announce/2013/12/msg00000.html";>roundcube</a>,
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-backports-announce/2013/12/msg00001.html";>strongswan</a>,
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-backports-announce/2013/12/msg00002.html";>openssh</a>, and
<a href="http://lists.debian.org//debian-backports-announce/2013/12/msg00003.html";>nbd</a>.
        Please read them carefully and take the proper measures.</p>

<p>Please note that these are a selection of the more important security
advisories of the last weeks. If you need to be kept up to date about
security advisories released by the Debian Security Team, please
subscribe to the <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/";>security mailing
list</a> (and the separate <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-backports-announce/";>backports
list</a>, and <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-stable-announce/";>stable updates
list</a>) for announcements.

<toc-add-entry name="nnwp">New and noteworthy packages</toc-add-entry>

670 packages were added to the unstable Debian archive
recently. <a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/newpkg";>Among
many others</a> are:</p>

<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/automx";>automx — tool providing account configuration data to mailclients</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/bugs-everywhere";>bugs-everywhere — distributed bug tracking system using VCS storage</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/calligraactive";>calligraactive — tablet version of Calligra</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/codespell";>codespell — find and fix common misspellings in text files</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/crudini";>crudini — utility for manipulating ini files</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/debmake";>debmake — helper script to make the Debian source package</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/fssync";>fssync — file system synchronization tool (1-way, over SSH)</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/geary";>geary — lightweight email client designed for the GNOME desktop</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/git-repair";>git-repair — repair various forms of damage to git repositorie</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/jshon";>jshon — command line tool to parse, read and create JSON</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/keyringer";>keyringer — distributed secret management using GnuPG and Git</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/loook";>loook — tool to search strings in ODF documents</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/mariadb-server";>mariadb-server — MariaDB database server</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/pumpa";>pumpa — simple desktop client for pump.io, the distributed social network</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/vim-youcompleteme";>vim-youcompleteme — fast, as-you-type, fuzzy-search code completion engine for Vim</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/vokoscreen";>vokoscreen — easy to use screencast creator</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/whiteboard";>whiteboard — simple collaborative text editor for the web</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/x509-util";>x509-util — utility for X.509 certificates and chains</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/yara";>yara — help to identify and classify malwares</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/zmap";>zmap — network scanner for researchers</a></li>

<toc-add-entry name="wnpp">Work-needing packages</toc-add-entry>

## link= link to the mail report from wnpp@debian.org to debian-devel ML
## orphaned= number of packages orphaned according to $link
## rfa= number of packages up for adoption according to $link

<wnpp link="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/debian-devel/2014/01/msg00033.html";
	rfa="156" />

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