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Use external E-mail server for debian.net subdomain with Sakura Mailbox service

If you want to set up debian.net subdomain, you may setup E-mail server on your own. But if there is not afford to setup it by yourself, you need external E-mail server. In this article, I'll explain how to use external mailbox service - S…

Say Good-Bye and Thanks hal-flash

Today, hal-flash package was removed from Debian unstable. hal-flash is wrapper library for HAL which is not used nowadays. At that time, HAL was required because Adobe Primetime DRM uses libadobecp, but HAL was already replaced to udev or…

Introduction about recent debexpo (mentors.debian.net)

I've make a presentation about "How to hack debexpo (mentors.debian.net)" at Tokyo Debian (local Debian meeting) 21, November 2020. Here is the agenda about presentation. What is mentors.debian.net How to setup debexpo development environm…

debexpo: adding "Already in Debian" field for packages list

I've sent a merge request to show "Already in Debian" column in packages list on mentors.debian.net. salsa.debian.org At first, I've used Emoji, but for consistency, it has been modified to use "Yes or No". This feature is not fully merged…

lltsv 0.6.1-2: applied background color patch for readability

Original version of lltsv doesn't specify background color, so it is hard to recognize texts in dark background. I've fixed this issue by specifying background color explicitly. Here is the screenshot of fixed version. Yay! This issue was …

dnsZoneEntry: field should be removed when DD is retired

It is known that Debian Developer can setup *.debian.net. wiki.debian.org When Debian Developer had retired, actual DNS entry is removed, but dnsZoneEntry: field is kept on LDAP (db.debian.org) So you can not reuse *.debian.net if retired …

Be aware to execute piuparts before uploading a package

Recently I've got a bug about #965164 - policykit-1: fails to install - Debian Bug report logs It seems that it freezes after logged in. When I've noticed this bug by apt upgrade, so I could recover by manually. I recalled the following bu…