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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. The aim of the [http://blends.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.
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|| [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/bugs/astronomy.html bugs] ||
|| [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/bugs/biology.html bugs]||
|| [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/bugs/chemistry.html bugs]||
|| [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/bugs/electronics.html bugs]||
|| [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/bugs/engineering.html bugs]||
|| [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/bugs/geography.html bugs]||
|| [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/bugs/linguistics.html bugs]||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/mathematics.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Mathematics"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Amathematics.html 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/bugs/mathematics.html bugs ]||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/mathematics-dev.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/MathematicsDev"] || || ||[http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/mathematics-dev.html bugs]||
|| [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/bugs/physics.html bugs]||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/robotics.html sentinel] || ["DebianRobot"] || || [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/bugs/robotics.html bugs] ||
|| [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/bugs/statistics.html bugs] ||
|| [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/bugs/typesetting.html bugs] ||
|| [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] || [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/viewing.html bugs]||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/dataacquisition.html sentinel] || DebianScience/DataAcquisition || || || [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/dataacquisition.html bugs] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/imageanalysis.html sentinel] || Image Analysis || || || [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/imageanalysis.html bugs] ||
|| [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/numericalcomputation.html sentinel] || Numerical Computation || || || [http://cdd.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/numericalcomputation.html bugs] ||
|| [http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/astronomy.html bugs] ||
|| [http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/biology.html bugs]||
|| [http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/chemistry.html bugs]||
|| [http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/electronics.html bugs]||
|| [http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/engineering.html bugs]||
|| [http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/geography.html bugs]||
|| [http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/linguistics.html bugs]||
|| [http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/mathematics.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/Mathematics"] || [http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tagindex/field%3A%3Amathematics.html field::mathematics] || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..mathematics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] || [http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/mathematics.html bugs ]||
|| [http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/mathematics-dev.html sentinel] || ["DebianScience/MathematicsDev"] || || ||[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/mathematics-dev.html bugs]||
|| [http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/physics.html bugs]||
|| [http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/robotics.html sentinel] || ["DebianRobot"] || || [http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?tag=field..robotics;users=debian-science@lists.debian.org ITP/RFP] || [http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/robotics.html bugs] ||
|| [http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/statistics.html bugs] ||
|| [http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/typesetting.html bugs] ||
|| [http://blends.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] || [http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/viewing.html bugs]||
|| [http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/dataacquisition.html sentinel] || DebianScience/DataAcquisition || || || [http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/dataacquisition.html bugs] ||
|| [http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/imageanalysis.html sentinel] || Image Analysis || || || [http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/imageanalysis.html bugs] ||
|| [http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/numericalcomputation.html sentinel] || Numerical Computation || || || [http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/numericalcomputation.html bugs] ||

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/Blend:Debian Science Blend]

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

  • DebianEdu - a Debian project to make the best distribution for educational purposes.

  • DebianMed - The Debian Med project presents packages that are associated with medicine, pre-clinical research, and life science. Its developments are mostly focused on three areas for the moment: medical practice, imaging and bioinformatics.

  • DebianGis - Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

  • Inside Debian: DebianScience/DebianLinks

  • Outside resources related to science or scientific projects: DebianScience/OtherLinks

  • ["Teams/DebianScience"]

?Anchor(metapackages)

metapackages

The aim of the [http://blends.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]

Bugs [3,4]

[http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/astronomy.html bugs]

[http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/biology.html bugs]

[http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/chemistry.html bugs]

[http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/electronics.html bugs]

[http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/engineering.html bugs]

[http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/geography.html bugs]

[http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/linguistics.html bugs]

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

["DebianScience/Mathematics"]

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

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

[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/mathematics.html bugs ]

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

["?DebianScience/MathematicsDev"]

[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/mathematics-dev.html bugs]

[http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/physics.html bugs]

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

["DebianRobot"]

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

[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/robotics.html bugs]

[http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/statistics.html bugs]

[http://blends.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://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/typesetting.html bugs]

[http://blends.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]

[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/viewing.html bugs]

[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/dataacquisition.html sentinel]

DebianScience/DataAcquisition

[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/dataacquisition.html bugs]

[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/imageanalysis.html sentinel]

Image Analysis

[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/imageanalysis.html bugs]

[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/tasks/numericalcomputation.html sentinel]

Numerical Computation

[http://blends.alioth.debian.org/science/bugs/numericalcomputation.html bugs]

[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.

[3] The list of bugs is a work in progress. It is not yet regenerated automatically, so may be out of date.

[4] The debian-science QA page at http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=debian-science-maintainers@lists.alioth.debian.org&ordering=3 provides additional information.

How to join

Contributing to Debian Science

General advice for helping Debian is available at [http://www.debian.org/intro/help] in addition to the DebianScience specific suggestions below.

* If you are willing to help: DebianScience/ContributingToDebianScience

Don't let the fact that you aren't a Debian Developer put you off - there are still lots of useful things you can do to improve the scientific software in Debian. A list of ["#efforts"] being undertaken is below.

How Non Debian Developers can help

How Debian Developers can help

  • NMU bug fixes.
  • Sponsor package uploads.
  • Package useful software.
  • Encourage upstream authors to release their software with a free licence. DebianScienceSampleLetter may be useful for this.

?Anchor(efforts)

Efforts that could be undertaken

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

  • ["DebianScience/Usertags"]
  • ["DebianScience/Wallpapers"]
  • ["DebianScience/References"] Provide bibliographic references to the software and data we ship.

?PageList(regex:case:^DebianScience.*$)