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Call for Debian projects and mentors in the Google Summer of Code 2014

Good news everybody! Google Summer of Code [0] is starting its tenth edition right now, and the Debian Project will be applying for a mentoring organization spot again this year, for the ninth time [1].

How to install Google Music Manager on Debian Wheezy

If you are running Debian Wheezy and have trouble installing the Google Music Manager from the official Google Music downloads page, here’s how you can fix it.

Debian’s Google Summer of Code 2013 Wrap-up

Hi everyone, Debian participated in Google Summer of Code this year (our eighth year!) with sixteen projects. We are very happy to report that fifteen projects finished successfully, with some of the students greatly exceeding our expectations.

An RTC infrastructure for debian.org

A number of potential Summer of Code students are now looking at the question of how to improve RTC in Debian. Making RTC available as a service to the Debian community may be part of the solution, as this would give the community a foundation to test things against and a useful tool for communication.

Google’s cloud dumps custom Linux, switches to Debian

The decision to make Debian the default image type for Google Compute Engine was announced by the company on Thursday. As a consequence, Google’s stripped down Linux OS GCEL (Google Compute Engine Linux) is being deprecated in favor of Debian 6.0 and 7.0

Debian has been accepted into GSoC 2013

Aloha, fellow developers, We’ve been accepted[1] into GSoC[2][3][4] again this year. Huzzah! I’d like to thank the Google SoC team — I know I speak for all of us when I say that we’re truely humbled to have been selected.

Call for Debian projects and mentors in the Google Summer of Code 2013

Fellow Debian contributors, As we did in previous years, the Debian Project is applying [0] to become a mentoring organization during the 2013 edition of the Google Summer of Code program [1].

delegation for the summer of code admins, 2013 ed.

Dear project members, Google Summer of Code program (GSoC) has now been announced for its 9th edition [1,2]. Debian is going to apply for participation like we did in the past. I’m happy to inform you that we have again volunteers as (co-)admins for Debian participation: David Bremner, Nicolas Dandrimont, Paul Tagliamonte, and Sukhbir Singh.

Bootstrappable Debian – New Milestone

This post is about the port bootstrap build ordering tool (naming suggestions welcome) which was started as a Debian Google Summer of Code project in 2012 and continued to be developed afterwards. Sources are available through gitorious.

Debian’s Google Summer of Code 2012 wrap-up

Hi everybody, Debian participated this year with 15 projects in the Google Summer of Code, with 12 projects finishing successfully and with some of the students greatly exceeding our expectations.

Debian in the Google Summer of Code 2012

This year our efforts have paid off and despite there being more mentoring organizations than there were in 2011 (175 in 2011 and 180 in 2012), this year in Debian we got 81 submissions versus 43 submissions in 2011.

Call for projects and mentors for Google Summer of Code 2012

Debian is applying as mentoring organization to the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program this year, as we have done previous years [0][1]. In the next month we should have the full list of possible projects ready in order to get accepted.

delegation for the summer of code admins

Dear project members, Google Summer of Code program (GSoC) 2012 has been announced last week-end during FOSDEM [1,2]. Debian is going to apply for participation as we did in the past. I’m glad to inform you that we have again volunteers as (co-)admins for Debian participation: Ana Guerrero, Gergely Nagy, and Sukhbir Singh. Many thanks […]

Welcome to our 2011 Debian Google Summer of Code students!

The Debian project is proud to announce, that it has again been choosen as Mentoring organization for this year’s “Google Summer of Code”. This year nine students have been accepted [1]and will be sponsored by Google during their summer vacation to work on a specific task for a mentoring project.

Debian welcomes student applications for Google Summer of Code 2011

Debian is now inviting students to apply for Google Summer of Code 2011 with Debian. This will be the sixth consecutive participation of Debian and as each year, the developer community looks forward to introduce students to the world of Debian and Free Software.

Call for projects for Google Summer of Code 2011

Debian is applying as mentoring organization to the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) this year, as we have done previous years [0][1]. In the next 2 weeks we should have the full list of possible projects ready and if we are accepted, the students will start submitting their proposals on the 28th March.

Gmail Video Chat – Debian Linux

Setting up Gmail Video Chat in Debian Linux is pretty simple. First you need a Gmail account. You also need a Webcam, or you need some to chat with who has a Webcam. Next you need the Gmail Video Chat plug-in. Finally you need to install the plug-in and restart your browser.

Debian participating in Google Code-in 2010, we need your help!

Debian is participating in the Google code-in [1] program as mentoring organization. This means from now until 10th January, pre-university students (ages 13-18), will be contributing to Debian, trying to complete different tasks.

Debian & the Google Code-in 2010, requesting tasks

Debian so far had a nice experience with the Google Summer of Code and this year, Google is going to run the Google Code-in. We have applied and would now need some help from you all.

Google Summer of Code 2010 Debian Report

The summer is over but I’m happy to announce that this year’s Summer of Code at Debian has been better than ever! This is indeed the 4th time we had the privilege of participating in the Google Summer of Code and each year has been a little different.

Use Linux? Now you can video chat too

Voice and video chat for Linux supports Ubuntu and other Debian-based Linux distributions, and RPM support will be coming soon.

Welcome to our 2010 Debian Google Summer of Code students!

Hello everyone! I’d like to extend a warm welcome to our selected students for the 2010 Debian Google Summer of Code.

Apply for the Google Summer of Code at Debian!

The student application period for the Google Summer of Code has started since March 29th, but there is still time: the deadline is Friday, April 9th at 19:00 UTC

Debian selected for the Google Summer of Code 2010

Debian has been selected as a mentor organization for the Google Summer of Code 2010.

Google sysadmin preaches Debian for software management

Merlin’s platform of choice is Debian GNU/Linux, which he said has the most comprehensive software library available for Linux. Merlin developed ‘getupdates’, a program to keep client software synchronized with a central server.

ChromeOS to be based on Debian

It’s already well known that Google HQ use a custom version of Ubuntu as one of their OSes, and it seems that Google’s forthcoming Chrome Operating System will be no different – running atop a solid Debian base.

Google Summer of Code 2009 – we’re in!

We’re happy to announce that Debian has been accepted again as one of the mentoring organizations for this year’s Google Summer of Code[1].

Google Summer of Code 2009

Hi folks, Google are running their Summer of Code programme again this year, and if we want to take part again we need to apply this week. If we’re accepted again as a mentoring organisation, then students will be able to apply to work with us up until the 3rd April.

Google Summer of Code 2009 at Debian needs you

The Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is an international program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source software projects. Debian has participated since 2006, mentoring dozens of students on Debian projects.


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