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DPN 2013/12 frozen. Please review and translate.

(please reply on -publicity list)

Hi all,

We have just finished the last bits of the new issue of DPN
to be released Monday. We would appreciate reviews and translations.

Instructions are available on the wiki:

As usual, the last updated version is available on the publicity
Subversion repository, even via HTTP:

If you're willing to contribute to the redaction of the next issue,
don't hesitate, and join #debian-publicity IRC channel or send a message
to debian-publicity@lists.debian.org.



#use wml::debian::projectnews::header PUBDATE="2013-04-15" SUMMARY="New project leader, Google Summer of Code, Outreach Program for Women"

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<intro issue="eighth" />

<toc-add-entry name="dpl">New DPL elected</toc-add-entry>
# This will obviously needs last minute edition…
The giant Gerbil
# ^ to be replaced by {Gergely Nagy,Moray Allan,Lucas Nussbaum}
has just been elected with a
<a href="$(VOTE)/2013/vote_001">\
majority</a> in front of his
{opponents,main opponent {Gergely Nagy,Moray Allan,Lucas Nussbaum}}
by the Debian Developers to represent the project.
Stefano Zacchiroli, former project leader, welcomes his successor: <q>With
the giant Gerbil,
# ^ to be replaced by {Gergely Nagy,Moray Allan,Lucas Nussbaum}
I trust the project is in good hands.</q>

<toc-add-entry name="gsoc">Debian accepted for Google Summer of Code</toc-add-entry>

<p>For the eighth year in a row, 
<a href="http://bits.debian.org/2013/04/call-for-students-gsoc-2013.html";>Debian
has been accepted as a mentoring organisation</a> for
<a href="http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2013";>Google
Summer of Code</a> (SoC), proposing a number of stipends for students aged 18 or
older to write code for selected free and open source software projects.

Eligible students for this program may consult the 
<a href="http://wiki.debian.org/SummerOfCode2013/Projects";>list of projects</a>
proposed by Debian and contact mentors in order to prepare their application.
More information is available on the dedicated
<a href="http://wiki.debian.org/SummerOfCode2013";>wiki page</a>. 

If you are interested in applying to this program, send an email to the 
<a href="mailto:soc-coordination@lists.alioth.debian.org";>SoC coordination mailing
list</a>, or come and chat in the #debian-soc IRC channel.

In order to offer the best mentorship for students, the Debian SoC team is
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/03/msg00004.html";>also
looking for co-mentors</a> for the proposed projects.

<toc-add-entry name="opw">Debian participates in Outreach Program for Women</toc-add-entry>

Mònica Ramírez Arceda announced that Debian will participate to the
<a href="https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/04/msg00001.html";>next
round of the Free and Open Source Software
Outreach Program for Women</a>, started in 2006 by the GNOME Foundation, rejoined by
other FOSS organisations.

<a href="http://bits.debian.org/2013/04/joining-opw.html";>Debian is proposing
an internship from June to September</a> to work on 
any kind of project, including coding, design, marketing, and web development.
All women who are not yet a Debian Developer or a Debian Maintainer are encouraged to apply. 
There are no age restrictions and applicants don't need to be a student.

Please consult the dedicated 
<a href="http://wiki.debian.org/OutreachProgramForWomen";>wiki page</a> for details.

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

Bruce Byfield, a Canadian journalist, wrote an
<a href="http://www.datamation.com/open-source/nine-myths-that-shouldnt-stop-you-from-trying-debian-1.html";>article
trying to debunk some myths about Debian</a>.

The <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2013/04/msg00039.html";>DebConf
team announced</a> that
<a href="http://bits.debian.org/2013/04/debconf14-in-portland-usa.html";>DebConf14
will be held in Portland, Oregon, USA</a> in August 2014.

Sylvestre Ledru blogged about the availability of new Twitter and 
<a href="http://identi.ca/debianupload";>Identi.ca feeds</a> for the latest
uploads to the Debian archive, in addition to those already existing for
<a href="http://identi.ca/debiannew";>the NEW queue</a>,
<a href="http://identi.ca/debianbug";>new bugs</a> and
<a href="http://identi.ca/debianremove";>removed packages</a>.

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

<rcstatslink release="Wheezy"
	tobefixed="32" />

<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="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2659">libapache-mod-security</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2658">postgresql-9.1</a> and
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2657">postgresql-8.4</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/2013/04/msg00000.html";>postgresql-9.0</a> and
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-backports-announce/2013/04/msg00001.html";>postgresql-9.1</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>

228 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/brainparty";>brainparty — 36 puzzle games for all the family</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/ebook2cw";>ebook2cw — conversion of ebooks to Morse MP3s/Oggs</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/flowblade";>flowblade — non-linear video editor</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/fonts-opendyslexic";>fonts-opendyslexic — font designed to increase readability for readers with dyslexia</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/isenkram";>isenkram — tool suggesting packages to install when new hardware is inserted</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/laborejo";>laborejo — music notation workshop</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/marionnet";>marionnet — virtual network laboratory</a></li>

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

<wnpp link="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2013/04/msg00422.html";
	rfa="147" />

<toc-add-entry name="continuedpn">Want to continue reading DPN?</toc-add-entry>

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#use wml::debian::projectnews::footer editor="Cédric Boutillier, David Prévot, Justin B Rye"
# Translators may also add a translator="foo, bar, baz" to the previous line

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