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Thanks to Francesca and others, we just finished the last bits for the
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#use wml::debian::projectnews::header PUBDATE="2012-04-30" SUMMARY="Debian <q>clouds</q>, tour in Nicaragua, and European Synchrotron"

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<intro issue="ninth" />

<toc-add-entry name="cloud">Deploy your own <q>cloud</q> with Debian

The Debian Project 
<a href="$(HOME)/News/2012/20120425">announced the
availability, for its testing distribution, of some packages to create
a private cloud</a>: among the others, 
<a href="http://packages.debian.org/wheezy/xcp-xapi";>xcp-xapi package</a>
and <a href="http://packages.debian.org/wheezy/nova-xcp-plugins";>nova-xcp-plugins</a>.
<q>Preserving user freedoms in the cloud is a tricky business and one of
the major challenges ahead for Free Software. By easing the deployment of
Debian-based private clouds we want to help our users in resisting the
lure of giving up their freedoms in exchange of some flexibility,</q>
said Stefano Zacchiroli, Debian Project Leader. 

<toc-add-entry name="DebianTour">Debian Tour in Nicaragua</toc-add-entry>

The Debian Nicaraguan community is organizing the 
<a href="http://linuxtour.org/Debian_tour";>Debian Tour</a>: from April to
June, members of the local Debian community will deliver talks in several
universities in Nicaragua, helping students to learn about 
about the Debian Project and Free Software in general. 
The tour started in the city of Masaya, and will touch other cities as
Managua and León.

<toc-add-entry name="esrf">Debian at ESRF</toc-add-entry>

Jérôme Kieffer noticed that 
<a href="https://lists.debian.org/debian-science/2012/04/msg00044.html";>the
European Synchrotron in Grenoble</a> is migrating its computing
infrastructure to Debian: the computer controlling the
particle accelerator has been already migrated, as well as some data
analysis servers and part of the computer cluster.
The <a href="http://www.esrf.eu";>European Synchrotron Radiation
Facility</a> (<q>ESRF</q>) is a joint facility supported and shared by
various European countries which operates the most powerful synchrotron
radiation source in Europe.
<q>For data analysis Debian offers both the richest environment including
the most used software and libraries in our field of research, and a rock
solid distribution with security fixes,</q> added Jérôme in 
<a href="https://lists.debian.org/debian-www/2012/04/msg00157.html";>another

<toc-add-entry name="dplbits">Bits from the DPL</toc-add-entry>

Stefano Zacchiroli sent his <a
report on DPL activities</a>. During the last month, Stefano informed the
project about 
<a href="https://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2012/03/msg00092.html";>a
proposal of revenue sharing agreement from DuckDuckGo</a>, marked as
accepted <a href="http://dep.debian.net/deps/dep5/";>DEP-5</a>, worked
with Kenshi Muto to transfer the ownership of the Debian trademark in
Japan to SPI.
Stefano also gave 
<a href="http://www.repubblica.it/tecnologia/2012/03/26/news/intervista_debian-30986031/";>an 
interview about Debian and Free Software in general</a> (in Italian),
to one of the major newspapers in Italy, La Repubblica. Thanks to Matteo
Cortese, who translated it, an 
<a href="http://upsilon.cc/~zack/blog/posts/2012/03/intervista_per_la_Repubblica/en/";>English
version</a> of the interview is also available.

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

Raphaël Hertzog published a <q>People behind Debian</q> interview with
<a href="http://raphaelhertzog.com/2012/04/19/people-behind-debian-samuel-thibault-working-on-accessibility-and-the-hurd/";>Samuel
Thibault</a> member of accessibility and Hurd teams.

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

Vincent Bernat wrote a tutorial on <a
to install XBMC on Debian <q>Wheezy</q></a>. 
<a href="http://packages.debian.org/wheezy/xbmc";>XBMC</a> is a media
center supporting a wide range of digital media and remote controls,
which â?? thanks to the hard work of Andres Mejia â?? has been recently 
<a href="http://xbmc.org/theuni/2012/04/10/xbmc-accepted-into-debian/";>accepted
into Debian</a>.

Loic Dachary sent a 
<a href="http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/openstack-devel/2012-April/000748.html";>report
from OpenStack summit</a> where he represented the Debian Project.

Ben Hutchings, member of the Debian Kernel Team,  announced that 
<a href="http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1284809/focus%3D1285786";>he will 
maintain the Linux kernel version 3.2 as long-term kernel at kernel.org, in
substitution of Greg Kroah-Harman</a>. Last January, Ben announced that
Debian <q>Wheezy</q> <a
use Linux 3.2</a>.

Paul Wise noticed that 
<a href="http://bonedaddy.net/pabs3/log/2012/04/26/when-a-distro-dies/";>two
Debian derivatives shut down</a> in the last two months.
Thanks to the <a href="http://wiki.debian.org/Derivatives/Census";>derivatives
census</a>, some 
<a href="http://dex.alioth.debian.org/census/Vanillux/patches/";>patches</a>
are still available and he provided an analysis of them.

Ana Guerrero announced that
<a href="http://ekaia.org/blog/2012/04/27/debian-in-the-google-summer-of-code-2012/";>fifteen
Debian projects have been selected for the Google Summer of Code 2012</a>,
which are six more projects than last year.

<toc-add-entry name="events">Upcoming events</toc-add-entry>
<p>There are several upcoming Debian-related events:</p>
 <li>April 29-30, Shanghai, China â?? <a href="$(HOME)/events/2012/0429-shangai-bsp">Debian Bug Squashing Party</a></li>
 <li>May 11-13, York, UK â?? <a href="$(HOME)/events/2012/0511-york-bsp">Debian Bug Squashing Party</a></li>
You can find more information about Debian-related events and talks
on the <a href="$(HOME)/events">events section</a> of the Debian web site,
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>

One applicant has been
<a href="https://nm.debian.org/nmlist.php#newmaint";>accepted</a>
as Debian Developers and
Nine 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
Eduardo Trápani, Norman Messtorff, Frank Neuber, Daniel Pocock,
Artur Rona, Yongzhi Pan, Nuno Carvalho, Daniel Martí, Jussi
Hakala, and Eric Beuque into our project!</p>

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

## release= codename for the current testing release
## testing= number of bugs as defined by this UDD query â?? http://ur1.ca/8p8k0 (for the not shortened url, look at webwml/english/template/debian/projectnews/boilerplates.wml on the webwml repository)
## tobefixed: number of bugs as defined byt this UDD query â?? http://ur1.ca/8p8lo
## example:
# <rcstats release="Wheezy"
# 	testing="613"
# 	tobefixed="410" />

<rcstats release="Wheezy"
	tobefixed="543" />

<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="$(HOME)/security/2012/dsa-2452">apache2</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2012/dsa-2453">gajim</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2012/dsa-2454">openssl</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2012/dsa-2455">typo3-src</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2012/dsa-2456">dropbear</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2012/dsa-2457">iceweasel</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2012/dsa-2458">iceape</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2012/dsa-2459">quagga</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2012/dsa-2460">asterisk</a> and
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2012/dsa-2461">spip</a>.

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

        <p>Debian's Backports Team released an advisory for the package:
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-backports-announce/2012/04/msg00000.html";>samba</a>.
        Please read it 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>

180 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/devede";>devede â?? simple application to create video DVDs</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/dfc";>dfc â?? display file system usage using graph and colors</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/freetuxtv";>freetuxtv â?? Internet television and radio player</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/gif2apng";>gif2apng â?? tool for converting animated GIF images to APNG format</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/git-ftp";>git-ftp â?? Git powered FTP client written as shell script</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/gnac";>gnac â?? audio converter for GNOME</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/nqp";>nqp â?? Not Quite Perl compiler</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/packagekit-tools";>packagekit-tools â?? PackageKit command-line tools</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/parallel";>parallel â?? build and execute command lines from standard input in parallel</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/postfixadmin";>postfixadmin â?? virtual mail hosting interface for Postfix</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/2012/04/msg00634.html";
	rfa="166" />

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