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Debian's KDE Team Needs Some Help

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Published on 03 May 2014 07:51 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE
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The Debian developers working on the KDE desktop support are in need of help from interested developers, testers, and others within the community.

Maximiliano Curia of Debian shared, "For quite a while now the KDE team has been severely understaffed. We maintain a lot of packages, with many different kinds of bugs, but we don't have enough people to do all the work that needs to be done. We have tools that help us automate the update to new upstream releases, but that's just the tip of the iceberg of our work and so we are writing to invite more people to get involved in the team and help us get KDE software in Debian into better shape."

The Debian KDE team is looking for some help with bug triaging, bug forwarding, patch forwarding, upgrade testing, patch creation, packaging other KDE components, and updating the KDE Wiki page. Those interested in helping out can learn more via this mailing list post.

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