published on Mon Aug 14 00:00:00 2017
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In April, Chris Lamb was
as the new Debian Project Leader. Chris has already
posted several monthly updates on his work as DPL, for
Events: Upcoming and Reports
is almost here!
Debian has a "newcomer" bug tag, used to indicate bugs which are suitable for new
contributors to use as an entry point to working on specific packages.
There are 204
bugs available tagged "newcomer".
More than just code
1635 people and 20 teams are listed on the
page for 2017.
Oregon State University Open Source Lab
one of the Debian partners providing hosting and administration services
to the Debian project, launched a student sponsorship crowdfunding
with the OSU Foundation, towards
funding students working at the lab along with sending them to open source
conferences in the coming year. The campaign will be active during
Freexian issues monthly reports
about the work of paid contributors to Debian Long Term Support.
Quick Links from Debian Social Media
This is an extract from the
which we have removed the topics already commented on in this DPN issue.
You can skip this section if you already follow micronews.debian.org
or the @debian
profile in a social network (Pump.io, GNU Social,
Mastodon or Twitter). The items are given unformatted, and in descending order by date
(recent news at the top).