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== News ==
 * The latest draft of "Bits from debian-science" is available at ["DebianScience/News/Draft"]. Please add to this if you have some science news that doesn't merit a separate announcement.
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 * There have been efforts to create a CDD (Custom Debian Distribution) for Debian/Science, but at the moment no installer is available. Please see the section: ["DebianScience/CDD"]
 * A proposal to create a custom repository for science-related unofficial packages has been made; See DebianScience/UnofficialRepository
 * [#metapackages] provide an easy way of installing a range of software appropriate to your particular field.
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|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/astronomy.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Astronomy"] || field::astronomy || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..astronomy;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/biology.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Biology"] || field::biology || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..biology;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/chemistry.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Chemistry"] || field::chemistry || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..chemistry;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/electronics.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Electronics"] || field::electronics || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..electronics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/astronomy.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Astronomy"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Aastronomy.html field::astronomy] || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..astronomy;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/biology.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Biology"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Abiology.html field::biology] || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..biology;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/chemistry.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Chemistry"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Achemistry.html field::chemistry] || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..chemistry;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/electronics.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Electronics"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Aelectronics.html field::electronics] || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..electronics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
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|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/geography.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Geography"] || field::geography || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..geography;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/linguistics.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Linguistics"] || field::linguistics || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..linguistics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/mathematics.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Mathematics"] || field::mathematics || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..mathematics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/geography.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Geography"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Ageography.html field::geography] || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..geography;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/linguistics.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Linguistics"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Alinguistics.html field::linguistics] || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..linguistics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/mathematics.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Mathematics"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Amathematics field::mathematics] || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..mathematics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
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|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/physics.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Physics"] || field::physics || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..physics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] || || [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/physics.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Physics"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Aphysics.html field::physics] || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..physics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
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|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/statistics.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Statistics"] || || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..statistics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/typesetting.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Typesetting"] || use::typesetting || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=use..typesetting;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/viewing.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Viewing"] || use::viewing || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=use..viewing;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/statistics.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Statistics"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Astatistics.html field::statistics] || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..statistics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/typesetting.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Typesetting"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/use%3A%3Atypesetting.html use::typesetting] || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=use..typesetting;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/viewing.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Viewing"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/use%3A%3Aviewing.html use::viewing] || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=use..viewing;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] ||
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[1] [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/ Debtags] are a means of classifying packages.  [1] [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/ Debtags] are a means of classifying packages.
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 * ["DebianScience/CDD"]  * ["DebianScience/CDD"] There have been efforts to create a CDD (Custom Debian Distribution) for Debian/Science, but at the moment no installer is available.

Debian Science

News

  • The latest draft of "Bits from debian-science" is available at ["DebianScience/News/Draft"]. Please add to this if you have some science news that doesn't merit a separate announcement.

Goals

  • Provide to researchers and scientists better experience when using Debian.
  • Classify, package and distribute free software useful to science and research.
  • Support any quality efforts around free scientific software.
  • Maintaining the [:DebianScience/CDD:Debian Science CDD]

How to use it?

  • You can use Debian Science perfectly as you are using Debian because it is a completely internal project and is nothing else than Debian itself. We just felt a need to found a team that works as a strike force for scientific software inside Debian.
  • [#metapackages] provide an easy way of installing a range of software appropriate to your particular field.

Resources

?Anchor(metapackages)

metapackages

The aim of the [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/index.html Debian Science metapackages] is to provide a useful set of packages for someone working in a particular scientific field.

sentinel

Wiki

debtag [1]

ITP/RFP [2]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/astronomy.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Astronomy"]

[http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Aastronomy.html field::astronomy]

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..astronomy;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/biology.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Biology"]

[http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Abiology.html field::biology]

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..biology;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/chemistry.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Chemistry"]

[http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Achemistry.html field::chemistry]

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..chemistry;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/electronics.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Electronics"]

[http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Aelectronics.html field::electronics]

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..electronics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/engineering.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Engineering"]

field::engineering

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..engineering;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/geography.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Geography"]

[http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Ageography.html field::geography]

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..geography;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/linguistics.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Linguistics"]

[http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Alinguistics.html field::linguistics]

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..linguistics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/mathematics.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Mathematics"]

[http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Amathematics field::mathematics]

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..mathematics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/mathematics-dev.html sentinel]

["?DebianScience/MathematicsDev"]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/physics.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Physics"]

[http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Aphysics.html field::physics]

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..physics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/robotics.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Robotics"]

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..robotics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/statistics.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Statistics"]

[http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Astatistics.html field::statistics]

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..statistics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/typesetting.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Typesetting"]

[http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/use%3A%3Atypesetting.html use::typesetting]

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=use..typesetting;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/viewing.html sentinel]

["DebianScience/Viewing"]

[http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/use%3A%3Aviewing.html use::viewing]

[http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=use..viewing;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP]

[1] [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/ Debtags] are a means of classifying packages.

[2] RFP/ITP - Request for package / Intent to package - these are pseudo bugs that track which packages have been requested and whether someone is working on them.

How to join

Contributing to Debian Science

Efforts that could be undertaken

  • ["DebianScience/CDD"] There have been efforts to create a CDD (Custom Debian Distribution) for Debian/Science, but at the moment no installer is available.
  • ["DebianScience/LiveCD"]
  • ["DebianScience/Classification"]
  • ["DebianScience/Sponsoring"]
  • DebianScience/UnofficialRepository

  • ["DebianScience/Usertags"]
  • ["DebianScience/Wallpapers"]

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