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== 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.

 * 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:http://wiki.debian.org/DebianScience/CDD]' for more details.

 * A proposal to create a custom repository for science-related unofficial packages has been made; see [:DebianScience/UnofficialRepository:http://wiki.debian.org/DebianScience/UnofficialRepository] for more info.
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 * ["DebianScience/Astronomy"]
 * ["DebianScience/Biology"]
 * ["DebianScience/Chemistry"]
 * ["DebianScience/Viewing"]
 * ["DebianScience/Electronics"]
 * ["DebianScience/Geography"]
 * ["DebianScience/Mathematics"]
 * ["DebianScience/Physics"]
 * ["DebianScience/Typesetting"]
 * ["DebianScience/Astronomy"] (named from field::astronomy debtag)
 * ["DebianScience/Biology"] (named from field::biology debtag)
 * ["DebianScience/Chemistry"] (named from field::chemistry debtag)
 * ["DebianScience/Electronics"] (named from field::electronics debtag)
 * ["DebianScience/Geography"] (named from field::geography debtag)
 * ["DebianScience/Mathematics"] (named from field::mathematics debtag)
 * ["DebianScience/Physics"] (named from field::physics debtag)
 * ["DebianScience/Typesetting"] (named from use::typesetting debtag)
 * ["DebianScience/Viewing"] (named from use::viewing debtag)
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Debian Science

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.

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.
  • 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:http://wiki.debian.org/DebianScience/CDD]' for more details.

  • A proposal to create a custom repository for science-related unofficial packages has been made; see [:DebianScience/UnofficialRepository:http://wiki.debian.org/DebianScience/UnofficialRepository] for more info.

Resources

How to join

Contributing to Debian Science

Efforts that could be undertaken

  • ["DebianScience/CDD"]
  • ["DebianScience/LiveCD"]
  • ["DebianScience/Classification"]
  • ["DebianScience/Sponsoring"]
  • DebianScience/UnofficialRepository

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

Debian Science metapackages

  • ["DebianScience/Astronomy"] (named from field::astronomy debtag)
  • ["DebianScience/Biology"] (named from field::biology debtag)
  • ["DebianScience/Chemistry"] (named from field::chemistry debtag)
  • ["DebianScience/Electronics"] (named from field::electronics debtag)
  • ["DebianScience/Geography"] (named from field::geography debtag)
  • ["DebianScience/Mathematics"] (named from field::mathematics debtag)
  • ["DebianScience/Physics"] (named from field::physics debtag)
  • ["DebianScience/Typesetting"] (named from use::typesetting debtag)
  • ["DebianScience/Viewing"] (named from use::viewing debtag)

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