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Work-needing packages report for Dec 7, 2018
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The following is a listing of packages for which help has been requested
through the WNPP (Work-Needing and Prospective Packages) system in the
last week.

Total number of orphaned packages: 1319 (new: 11)
Total number of packages offered up for adoption: 161 (new: 5)
Total number of packages requested help for: 58 (new: 0)

Please refer to http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/ for more information.

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The following packages have been orphaned:

aspell-br (#915447), orphaned 3 days ago
Description: Breton dictionary for GNU Aspell
Installations reported by Popcon: 43
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915447

aspell-cy (#915445), orphaned 3 days ago
Description: Welsh dictionary for GNU Aspell
Installations reported by Popcon: 158
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915445

aspell-el (#915444), orphaned 3 days ago
Description: Greek dictionary for GNU Aspell
Installations reported by Popcon: 436
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915444

aspell-ga (#915443), orphaned 3 days ago
Description: Irish (Gaeilge) dictionary for GNU Aspell
Installations reported by Popcon: 162
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915443

aspell-is (#915442), orphaned 3 days ago
Description: Icelandic dictionary for GNU Aspell
Installations reported by Popcon: 180
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915442

elisp-slime-nav (#915493), orphaned 2 days ago
Description: Emacs extension that provide Emacs Lisp code navigation
Installations reported by Popcon: 18
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915493

elpa-undo-tree (#915491), orphaned 2 days ago
Description: Emacs minor mode for handling undo history as tree
Reverse Depends: elpa-evil
Installations reported by Popcon: 78
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915491

evil-el (#915492), orphaned 2 days ago
Description: extensible vi layer for Emacs
Reverse Depends: elpa-evil-paredit
Installations reported by Popcon: 40
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915492

evil-paredit-el (#915494), orphaned 2 days ago
Description: emacs extension, integrating evil and paredit
Installations reported by Popcon: 17
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915494

goto-chg-el (#915495), orphaned 2 days ago
Description: navigate the point to the most recent edit in the
buffer
Reverse Depends: elpa-evil
Installations reported by Popcon: 48
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915495

libtext-aspell-perl (#915446), orphaned 3 days ago
Description: Perl interface to the GNU Aspell library
Installations reported by Popcon: 161
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915446

1308 older packages have been omitted from this listing, see
http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/orphaned for a complete list.

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The following packages have been given up for adoption:

caffe (#915186), offered 5 days ago
Description: Fast, open framework for Deep Learning
Reverse Depends: caffe-cpu caffe-tools-cpu libcaffe-cpu-dev
python3-caffe-cpu
Installations reported by Popcon: 169
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915186

clues-emacs (#915357), offered 4 days ago
Installations reported by Popcon: 43
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915357

eoconv (#915356), offered 4 days ago
Description: convert text files between various Esperanto encodings
Installations reported by Popcon: 5
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915356

fbless (#915355), offered 4 days ago
Description: terminal fiction book reader
Installations reported by Popcon: 48
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915355

sent (#915354), offered 4 days ago
Description: simple plaintext presentation tool
Installations reported by Popcon: 18
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/915354

156 older packages have been omitted from this listing, see
http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/rfa_bypackage for a complete list.

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For the following packages help is requested:

autopkgtest (#846328), requested 736 days ago
Description: automatic as-installed testing for Debian packages
Reverse Depends: autodeb-worker debci-worker
Installations reported by Popcon: 1159
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/846328

balsa (#642906), requested 2629 days ago
Description: An e-mail client for GNOME
Installations reported by Popcon: 700
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/642906

broadcom-sta (#886599), requested 332 days ago (non-free)
Description: Broadcom STA Wireless driver (non-free)
Installations reported by Popcon: 1955
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/886599

cargo (#860116), requested 604 days ago
Description: Rust package manager
Reverse Depends: dh-cargo
Installations reported by Popcon: 775
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/860116

cyrus-sasl2 (#799864), requested 1170 days ago
Description: authentication abstraction library
Reverse Depends: 389-ds-base 389-ds-base-libs adcli autofs-ldap
cairo-dock-mail-plug-in claws-mail claws-mail-acpi-notifier
claws-mail-address-keeper claws-mail-archiver-plugin
claws-mail-attach-remover (114 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 200234
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/799864

dee (#831388), requested 874 days ago
Description: model to synchronize mutiple instances over DBus
Reverse Depends: dee-tools gir1.2-dee-1.0 libdee-1.0-4-dbg
libdee-dev zeitgeist-core
Installations reported by Popcon: 61793
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/831388

developers-reference (#759995), requested 1559 days ago
Description: guidelines and information for Debian developers
Installations reported by Popcon: 11525
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/759995

devscripts (#800413), requested 1164 days ago
Description: scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer
easier
Reverse Depends: apt-build apt-listdifferences aptfs arriero
autodeb-worker brz-debian bzr-builddeb customdeb debci
debian-builder (28 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 12884
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/800413

docker.io (#908868), requested 82 days ago
Description: Linux container runtime
Reverse Depends: golang-docker-dev
golang-github-fsouza-go-dockerclient-dev
golang-github-google-cadvisor-dev
golang-github-samalba-dockerclient-dev kubernetes-node subuser
whalebuilder
Installations reported by Popcon: 1403
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/908868

ed (#886643), requested 332 days ago
Description: classic UNIX line editor
Reverse Depends: apt-cacher libdebbugs-perl opensmtpd sn
Installations reported by Popcon: 19399
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/886643

ejabberd (#767874), requested 1494 days ago
Description: distributed, fault-tolerant Jabber/XMPP server written
in Erlang
Reverse Depends: ejabberd-contrib ejabberd-mod-cron
ejabberd-mod-log-chat ejabberd-mod-logsession ejabberd-mod-logxml
ejabberd-mod-message-log ejabberd-mod-muc-log-http
ejabberd-mod-post-log ejabberd-mod-pottymouth ejabberd-mod-rest (4
more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 534
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/767874

fbcat (#565156), requested 3249 days ago
Description: framebuffer grabber
Installations reported by Popcon: 173
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/565156

fgetty (#823061), requested 950 days ago
Description: console-only getty & login (issue with nis)
Installations reported by Popcon: 887
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/823061

frama-c (#907946), requested 93 days ago
Description: Platform dedicated to the analysis of source code
written in C
Reverse Depends: why
Installations reported by Popcon: 100
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/907946

freeipmi (#628062), requested 2751 days ago
Description: GNU implementation of the IPMI protocol
Reverse Depends: conman freeipmi freeipmi-bmc-watchdog
freeipmi-ipmidetect freeipmi-ipmiseld freeipmi-tools ipmitool
libfreeipmi-dev libfreeipmi17 libipmiconsole-dev (7 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 7640
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/628062

gnat-gps (#496905), requested 3752 days ago
Description: co-maintainer needed
Reverse Depends: gnat-gps
Installations reported by Popcon: 476
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/496905

gnome-shell-extension-caffeine (#891457), requested 284 days ago
Description: GNOME Shell extension to keep your computer awake
Installations reported by Popcon: 376
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/891457

gnome-shell-extension-top-icons-plus (#891458), requested 284 days ago
Description: GNOME Shell extension to move system tray icons to top
bar
Installations reported by Popcon: 541
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/891458

gnucash (#910059), requested 65 days ago
Description: personal and small-business financial-accounting
software
Reverse Depends: gnucash python-gnucash
Installations reported by Popcon: 2825
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/910059

grub2 (#248397), requested 5323 days ago
Description: GRand Unified Bootloader
Reverse Depends: debootstick grml-rescueboot grml2usb
grub-cloud-amd64 grub-coreboot grub-coreboot-bin grub-coreboot-dbg
grub-disk grub-efi grub-efi-amd64 (39 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 197589
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/248397

heimdal (#849325), requested 711 days ago
Description: Heimdal Kerberos
Reverse Depends: heimdal-clients heimdal-clients-x heimdal-dbg
heimdal-dev heimdal-kcm heimdal-kdc heimdal-multidev heimdal-servers
heimdal-servers-x libafsauthent2 (24 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 20730
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/849325

hfsprogs (#557892), requested 3298 days ago
Description: mkfs and fsck for HFS and HFS+ file systems
Installations reported by Popcon: 1830
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/557892

influxdb (#914035), requested 18 days ago
Reverse Depends: golang-github-google-cadvisor-dev
golang-github-osrg-gobgp-dev influxdb-dev
Installations reported by Popcon: 575
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/914035

javaparser (#820471), requested 972 days ago
Description: Java library for parsing Java 1.5.
Reverse Depends: umlet
Installations reported by Popcon: 835
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/820471

jmol (#719330), requested 1944 days ago
Description: Molecular Viewer
Reverse Depends: jalview jmol jmol-applet libbiojava4.0-java
sagemath
Installations reported by Popcon: 1296
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/719330

jove (#470185), requested 3924 days ago
Description: Jonathan's Own Version of Emacs - a compact, powerful
editor
Installations reported by Popcon: 367
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/470185

libapache2-mod-python (#516501), requested 3575 days ago
Description: Python-embedding module for Apache 2
Reverse Depends: check-mk-multisite
Installations reported by Popcon: 4683
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/516501

libmng (#831389), requested 874 days ago
Description: Multiple-image Network Graphics library
Reverse Depends: gimp libcegui-mk2-dev libdevil1c2 libmng-dev
libqtgui4 libsynfig0a libsynfig0v5 libxine2-misc-plugins
qt5-image-formats-plugins tuxonice-userui
Installations reported by Popcon: 1046
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/831389

libreoffice (#419523), requested 4252 days ago
Description: office productivity suite
Reverse Depends: design-desktop gir1.2-lokdocview-0.1 gnome jabref
jodconverter jodreports-cli libaccessodf-java libjodconverter-java
libjodreports-java liblibreofficekitgtk (198 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 98802
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/419523

libteam (#743212), requested 1711 days ago
Description: library for controlling team network device
Reverse Depends: ladvd libteam-dev libteam-utils network-manager
Installations reported by Popcon: 90050
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/743212

linphone (#880926), requested 396 days ago
Description: SIP softphone - graphical client
Reverse Depends: liblinphone++9 liblinphone-dev liblinphone5
libmediastreamer-base3 libmediastreamer-dev libortp-dev linphone
linphone-dbg linphone-nogtk
Installations reported by Popcon: 18352
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/880926

logcheck (#539944), requested 3411 days ago
Description: mails anomalies in the system logfiles to the
administrator
Reverse Depends: logcheck
Installations reported by Popcon: 4353
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/539944

ltsp (#895057), requested 244 days ago
Description: network booted thin and fat clients
Reverse Depends: ltsp-client ltsp-server-standalone
Installations reported by Popcon: 333
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/895057

munin (#655889), requested 2518 days ago
Description: please help with maintenance
Reverse Depends: groonga-munin-plugins munin munin-async
munin-libvirt-plugins munin-node munin-plugins-btrfs
munin-plugins-core munin-plugins-extra munin-plugins-java
munin-plugins-openstack
Installations reported by Popcon: 11821
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/655889

mysql-workbench (#910052), requested 65 days ago
Description: visual database modeling, administration and queuing
tool
Reverse Depends: mysql-workbench
Installations reported by Popcon: 4017
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/910052

nas (#354174), requested 4669 days ago
Description: The Network Audio System
Reverse Depends: acm alsaplayer-nas gbsplay isdnvboxclient
libaudio-dev libqtgui4 mpg123 mplayer mplayer-gui nas (4 more
omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 109478
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/354174

nilfs-tools (#723599), requested 1906 days ago
Description: Continuous Snapshotting Log-structured Filesystem
Reverse Depends: libguestfs-nilfs partclone
Installations reported by Popcon: 1310
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/723599

nn (#470187), requested 3924 days ago
Description: Heavy-duty USENET news reader (curses-based client)
Installations reported by Popcon: 63
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/470187

ntp (#855342), requested 658 days ago
Description: Network Time Protocol programs
Reverse Depends: bwctl-server freeipa-server lava ltsp-client
openstack-cloud-services openstack-compute-node plinth
Installations reported by Popcon: 61854
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/855342

openldap (#512360), requested 3607 days ago
Description: OpenLDAP server, libraries, and utilities
Reverse Depends: 389-ds-base 389-ds-base-dev 389-ds-base-libs adcli
alpine anope aolserver4-nsldap apache2-bin asterisk-modules
audispd-plugins (193 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 199351
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/512360

openssl (#332498), requested 4809 days ago
Description: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) binary and related
cryptographic tools
Reverse Depends: 389-ds-base acme-tiny afflib-tools
alljoyn-services-1509 alljoyn-services-1604 alljoyn-thin-client-1504
alpine amanda-client amanda-common amanda-server (966 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 199737
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/332498

openvanilla-modules (#678401), requested 2359 days ago
Description: libraries of openvanilla input method
Reverse Depends: openvanilla-imgeneric-data-all
openvanilla-imgeneric-data-ja openvanilla-imgeneric-data-ko
openvanilla-imgeneric-data-th openvanilla-imgeneric-data-vi
openvanilla-imgeneric-data-zh-cn openvanilla-imgeneric-data-zh-hk
openvanilla-imgeneric-data-zh-tw ucimf-openvanilla
Installations reported by Popcon: 7
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/678401

pgpool2 (#772047), requested 1463 days ago
Description: connection pool server and replication proxy for
PostgreSQL
Reverse Depends: libpgpool-dev pgpool2 pgpool2-dbg
postgresql-11-pgpool2 postgresql-9.5-pgpool2
Installations reported by Popcon: 133
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/772047

php-horde-core (#686007), requested 2292 days ago
Description: web-based groupware and other applications
Reverse Depends: php-horde php-horde-ansel php-horde-content
php-horde-dav php-horde-form php-horde-gollem php-horde-imp
php-horde-ingo php-horde-kronolith php-horde-mnemo (10 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 170
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/686007

phpmyadmin (#879741), requested 407 days ago
Description: MySQL web administration tool
Installations reported by Popcon: 17752
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/879741

pngquant (#863328), requested 560 days ago
Description: PNG (Portable Network Graphics) image optimising
utility
Installations reported by Popcon: 745
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/863328

proftpd-dfsg (#519175), requested 3558 days ago
Description: versatile, virtual-hosting FTP daemon
Reverse Depends: gadmin-proftpd proftpd-dev proftpd-mod-counter
proftpd-mod-dnsbl proftpd-mod-fsync proftpd-mod-geoip
proftpd-mod-ldap proftpd-mod-msg proftpd-mod-mysql proftpd-mod-odbc
(4 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 7921
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/519175

pulseaudio (#743303), requested 1710 days ago
Description: PulseAudio sound server
Reverse Depends: actiona aegisub aiscm audacious-plugins audiotools
baresip-x11 blueman browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash
budgie-core cairo-dock-impulse-plug-in (194 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 130280
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/743303

pyrrd (#876679), requested 438 days ago
Installations reported by Popcon: 34
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/876679

qbzr (#848879), requested 716 days ago
Description: Graphical interface for Bazaar using the Qt toolkit
Reverse Depends: bzr-explorer
Installations reported by Popcon: 131
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/848879

rst2pdf (#876681), requested 438 days ago
Description: ReportLab-based reStructuredText to PDF renderer
Installations reported by Popcon: 405
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/876681

samba (#814382), requested 1029 days ago
Description: SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
Reverse Depends: caja-share cifs-utils ctdb freeipa-server
freeipa-server-trust-ad freeradius fusesmb gadmin-samba
gnome-control-center gss-ntlmssp (53 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 134799
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/814382

smokeping (#824712), requested 932 days ago
Description: latency logging and graphing system
Installations reported by Popcon: 819
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/824712

spamassassin (#676314), requested 2374 days ago
Description: seeking co-maintainers
Reverse Depends: claws-mail-spamassassin
evolution-plugin-spamassassin fuzzyocr sa-compile sa-exim
sa-learn-cyrus spamass-milter spamassassin-heatu spampd
Installations reported by Popcon: 9557
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/676314

sparkleshare (#901994), requested 168 days ago
Description: distributed collaboration and sharing tool
Installations reported by Popcon: 119
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/901994

swi-prolog (#896458), requested 229 days ago
Description: ISO/Edinburgh-style Prolog interpreter
Reverse Depends: elpa-ediprolog libppl-swi logol-bin pakcs spark
swi-prolog swi-prolog-bdb swi-prolog-java swi-prolog-odbc
swi-prolog-x
Installations reported by Popcon: 1790
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/896458

torbrowser-launcher (#796295), requested 1203 days ago
Description: helps download, update and run the Tor Browser Bundle
Installations reported by Popcon: 2483
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/796295

vpnc (#818547), requested 994 days ago
Description: Cisco-compatible VPN client
Reverse Depends: network-manager-vpnc
Installations reported by Popcon: 9812
Bug Report URL: http://bugs.debian.org/818547

See http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/help_requested for more information.
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