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: 958 (new: 14)
Total number of packages offered up for adoption: 159 (new: 12)
Total number of packages requested help for: 49 (new: 0)

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The following packages have been orphaned:

   apsfilter (#840046), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: Magic print filter with automatic file type recognition
     Installations reported by Popcon: 143
     Bug Report URL:

   doc-linux-pl (#840048), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: Linux docs in Polish: HOWTO - ascii version
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2312
     Bug Report URL:

   e3 (#840049), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: A very small editor
     Installations reported by Popcon: 109
     Bug Report URL:

   eldav (#840655), orphaned today
     Description: interface to the WebDAV servers for Emacs.
     Installations reported by Popcon: 26
     Bug Report URL:

   gcap (#840659), orphaned today
     Description: YouTube closed caption retriever
     Installations reported by Popcon: 67
     Bug Report URL:

   jfsutils (#840110), orphaned 5 days ago
     Description: utilities for managing the JFS filesystem
     Reverse Depends: libguestfs-jfs
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2688
     Bug Report URL:

   kcollectd (#840320), orphaned 3 days ago
     Description: simple collectd graphing frontend for KDE
     Installations reported by Popcon: 44
     Bug Report URL:

   libnfo (#840040), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: an NFO file parser/writer library -- development files
     Reverse Depends: libnfo-dev libnfo1-bin libnfo1-dbg
     Installations reported by Popcon: 36
     Bug Report URL:

   mp3info (#840050), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: An MP3 technical info viewer and ID3 1.x tag editor
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2166
     Bug Report URL:

   ncdt (#840051), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: Display directory tree
     Installations reported by Popcon: 65
     Bug Report URL:

   pam-mysql (#840052), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: PAM module allowing authentication from a MySQL server
     Installations reported by Popcon: 784
     Bug Report URL:

   pgpgpg (#840053), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: Wrapper for using GnuPG in programs designed for PGP
     Installations reported by Popcon: 534
     Bug Report URL:

   python-geohash (#840041), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: fast, accurate Python geohashing library
     Reverse Depends: python-geohash-dbg
     Installations reported by Popcon: 81
     Bug Report URL:

   wordplay (#840055), orphaned 6 days ago
     Description: anagram generator
     Installations reported by Popcon: 196
     Bug Report URL:

944 older packages have been omitted from this listing, see for a complete list.


The following packages have been given up for adoption:

   apipkg (#840029), offered 6 days ago
     Description: namespace control and lazy-import mechanism for Python
     Reverse Depends: python-execnet python3-execnet
     Installations reported by Popcon: 601
     Bug Report URL:

   blop (#840289), offered 3 days ago
     Description: Bandlimited wavetable-based oscillator LADSPA plugins
     Installations reported by Popcon: 483
     Bug Report URL:

   dodgy (#840091), offered 5 days ago
     Description: searches for dodgy looking lines in Python code
     Reverse Depends: prospector
     Installations reported by Popcon: 44
     Bug Report URL:

   execnet (#840032), offered 6 days ago
     Description: rapid multi-Python deployment
     Reverse Depends: python-pytest-xdist
     Installations reported by Popcon: 582
     Bug Report URL:

   httpbin (#840039), offered 6 days ago
     Description: HTTP request and response service
     Reverse Depends: python-pytest-httpbin python3-pytest-httpbin
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7
     Bug Report URL:

   midge (#840288), offered 3 days ago
     Description: Text to MIDI compiler
     Installations reported by Popcon: 31
     Bug Report URL:

   python-jsontest (#840033), offered 6 days ago
     Description: Python metaclass for generating tests from JSON files
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4
     Bug Report URL:

   python-latexcodec (#840034), offered 6 days ago
     Description: LaTeX lexer and codec library for Python
     Reverse Depends: pybtex
     Installations reported by Popcon: 86
     Bug Report URL:

   python-requirements-detector (#840093), offered 5 days ago
     Description: finds and lists the requirements of a Python project
     Reverse Depends: prospector
     Installations reported by Popcon: 36
     Bug Report URL:

   python-setoptconf (#840095), offered 5 days ago
     Description: retrieve Python program settings from a variety of
     Reverse Depends: prospector
     Installations reported by Popcon: 38
     Bug Report URL:

   pyutilib (#840036), offered 6 days ago
     Description: Python library featuring development utilities
     Reverse Depends: pyomo
     Installations reported by Popcon: 8
     Bug Report URL:

   sphinx-argparse (#840038), offered 6 days ago
     Description: Sphinx extension for argparse commands and options
     Installations reported by Popcon: 22
     Bug Report URL:

147 older packages have been omitted from this listing, see for a complete list.


For the following packages help is requested:

   athcool (#278442), requested 4370 days ago
     Description: Enable powersaving mode for Athlon/Duron processors
     Installations reported by Popcon: 20
     Bug Report URL:

   awstats (#755797), requested 813 days ago
     Description: powerful and featureful web server log analyzer
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4088
     Bug Report URL:

   balsa (#642906), requested 1845 days ago
     Description: An e-mail client for GNOME
     Reverse Depends: balsa-dbg
     Installations reported by Popcon: 697
     Bug Report URL:

   cardstories (#624100), requested 1998 days ago
     Description: Find out a card using a sentence made up by another
     Installations reported by Popcon: 6
     Bug Report URL:

   courier (#823807), requested 157 days ago
     Description: Courier mail server
     Reverse Depends: courier-faxmail courier-filter-perl courier-imap
       courier-imap-ssl courier-ldap courier-mlm courier-mta
       courier-mta-ssl courier-pcp courier-pop (7 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 2121
     Bug Report URL:

   cups (#532097), requested 2686 days ago
     Description: Common UNIX Printing System
     Reverse Depends: bluez-cups boomaga chromium
       cinnamon-settings-daemon cloudprint cups cups-backend-bjnp
       cups-browsed cups-bsd cups-client (62 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 172479
     Bug Report URL:

   cyrus-sasl2 (#799864), requested 386 days ago
     Description: authentication abstraction library
     Reverse Depends: 389-ds-base 389-ds-base-libs 389-dsgw adcli
       autofs-ldap cairo-dock-mail-plug-in claws-mail
       claws-mail-acpi-notifier claws-mail-address-keeper
       claws-mail-archiver-plugin (128 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 192057
     Bug Report URL:

   dee (#831388), requested 90 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: 63659
     Bug Report URL:

   developers-reference (#759995), requested 775 days ago
     Description: guidelines and information for Debian developers
     Installations reported by Popcon: 19347
     Bug Report URL:

   devscripts (#800413), requested 380 days ago
     Description: scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer
     Reverse Depends: apt-build apt-listdifferences aptfs arriero
       bzr-builddeb customdeb debci debian-builder debmake debpear (26 more
     Installations reported by Popcon: 12762
     Bug Report URL:

   ejabberd (#767874), requested 710 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: 704
     Bug Report URL:

   fbcat (#565156), requested 2465 days ago
     Description: framebuffer grabber
     Installations reported by Popcon: 206
     Bug Report URL:

   fgetty (#823061), requested 166 days ago
     Description: console-only getty & login (issue with nis)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1891
     Bug Report URL:

   freeipmi (#628062), requested 1967 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 libfreeipmi16 libipmiconsole-dev (7 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 6335
     Bug Report URL:

   freerdp (#799759), requested 387 days ago
     Description: RDP client for Windows Terminal Services (X11 client)
     Reverse Depends: freerdp-x11 freerdp-x11-dbg libfreerdp-cache1.1
       libfreerdp-client1.1 libfreerdp-codec1.1 libfreerdp-common1.1.0
       libfreerdp-core1.1 libfreerdp-crypto1.1 libfreerdp-dbg
       libfreerdp-dev (29 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 78553
     Bug Report URL:

   gnat-gps (#496905), requested 2968 days ago
     Description: co-maintainer needed
     Reverse Depends: gnat-gps
     Installations reported by Popcon: 529
     Bug Report URL:

   gnokii (#677750), requested 1580 days ago
     Description: Datasuite for mobile phone management
     Reverse Depends: gnokii gnokii-cli gnokii-smsd gnokii-smsd-mysql
       gnokii-smsd-pgsql gnome-phone-manager libgnokii-dev libgnokii6
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1108
     Bug Report URL:

   gridengine (#703256), requested 1306 days ago
     Description: Distributed resource management
     Reverse Depends: gridengine-client gridengine-dev
       gridengine-drmaa-dev gridengine-exec gridengine-master
       gridengine-qmon libdrmaa1.0-java libdrmaa1.0-ruby
     Installations reported by Popcon: 710
     Bug Report URL:

   grub2 (#248397), requested 4539 days ago
     Description: GRand Unified Bootloader
     Reverse Depends: debootstick fuel-umm grml-rescueboot grml2usb
       grub-coreboot grub-coreboot-bin grub-coreboot-dbg grub-disk grub-efi
       grub-efi-amd64 (38 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 188755
     Bug Report URL:

   hfsprogs (#557892), requested 2514 days ago
     Description: mkfs and fsck for HFS and HFS+ file systems
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1859
     Bug Report URL:

   javaparser (#820471), requested 188 days ago
     Description: Java library for parsing Java 1.5.
     Reverse Depends: umlet
     Installations reported by Popcon: 786
     Bug Report URL:

   jmol (#719330), requested 1160 days ago
     Description: Molecular Viewer
     Reverse Depends: jalview jmol jmol-applet libbiojava3.0-java
     Installations reported by Popcon: 541
     Bug Report URL:

   jove (#470185), requested 3140 days ago
     Description: Jonathan's Own Version of Emacs - a compact, powerful
     Installations reported by Popcon: 506
     Bug Report URL:

   libapache2-mod-python (#516501), requested 2791 days ago
     Description: Python-embedding module for Apache 2
     Reverse Depends: check-mk-multisite
     Installations reported by Popcon: 7057
     Bug Report URL:

   libreoffice (#419523), requested 3468 days ago
     Description: office productivity suite
     Reverse Depends: design-desktop gir1.2-lokdocview-0.1 gnome
       jodconverter jodreports-cli libaccessodf-java libjodconverter-java
       libjodreports-java liblibreofficekitgtk libreoffice (189 more
     Installations reported by Popcon: 95759
     Bug Report URL:

   libteam (#743212), requested 927 days ago
     Description: library for controlling team network device
     Reverse Depends: ladvd libteam-dev libteam-utils network-manager
     Installations reported by Popcon: 75464
     Bug Report URL:

   libvorbisidec (#698378), requested 1365 days ago
     Description: Integer-only Ogg Vorbis decoder, AKA 'tremor'
     Reverse Depends: libvorbisidec-dev mednafen mencoder mpd mplayer
       mplayer-gui onscripter
     Installations reported by Popcon: 12694
     Bug Report URL:

   logcheck (#539944), requested 2627 days ago
     Description: mails anomalies in the system logfiles to the
     Reverse Depends: logcheck logster
     Installations reported by Popcon: 4558
     Bug Report URL:

   munin (#655889), requested 1734 days ago
     Description: please help keeping munin 2.0 in shape
     Reverse Depends: groonga-munin-plugins mailping munin munin-async
       munin-libvirt-plugins munin-node munin-plugins-core
       munin-plugins-extra munin-plugins-java munin-plugins-openstack
     Installations reported by Popcon: 11908
     Bug Report URL:

   nas (#354174), requested 3885 days ago
     Description: The Network Audio System
     Reverse Depends: acm alsaplayer-nas gbsplay isdnvboxclient
       libaudio-dev libqtgui4 mpg123 mplayer mplayer-gui nas (4 more
     Installations reported by Popcon: 109924
     Bug Report URL:

   net-snmp (#835654), requested 46 days ago
     Description: SNMP configuration script, MIBs and documentation
     Reverse Depends: 389-ds-base asterisk-modules cacti cacti-spine
       cluster-glue corosync-notifyd cyrus-common dms fwbuilder
       google-cloud-print-connector (36 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 113286
     Bug Report URL:

   nilfs-tools (#723599), requested 1122 days ago
     Description: Continuous Snapshotting Log-structured Filesystem
     Reverse Depends: libguestfs-nilfs partclone
     Installations reported by Popcon: 645
     Bug Report URL:

   nn (#470187), requested 3140 days ago
     Description: Heavy-duty USENET news reader (curses-based client)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 61
     Bug Report URL:

   openldap (#512360), requested 2823 days ago
     Description: OpenLDAP server, libraries, and utilities
     Reverse Depends: 389-admin 389-ds-base 389-ds-base-dev
       389-ds-base-libs 389-dsgw adcli alpine am-utils anope
       aolserver4-nsldap (207 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 190700
     Bug Report URL:

   openssl (#332498), requested 4025 days ago
     Description: Secure Socket Layer (SSL) binary and related
       cryptographic tools
     Reverse Depends: 0install-core 389-ds-base acme-tiny afflib-tools
       alljoyn-daemon-1504 alljoyn-daemon-1509 alljoyn-daemon-1604
       alljoyn-services-1509 alljoyn-services-1604 alljoyn-thin-client-1504
       (970 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 191164
     Bug Report URL:

   openvanilla-modules (#678401), requested 1575 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: 9
     Bug Report URL:

   pam-krb5-migrate (#724346), requested 1116 days ago
     Description: PAM module for migrating to Kerberos
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1
     Bug Report URL:

   pgpool2 (#772047), requested 679 days ago
     Description: connection pool server and replication proxy for
     Reverse Depends: libpgpool-dev pgpool2 pgpool2-dbg
       postgresql-9.5-pgpool2 postgresql-9.6-pgpool2
     Installations reported by Popcon: 154
     Bug Report URL:

   php-horde-core (#686007), requested 1508 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: 161
     Bug Report URL:

   php5 (#664595), requested 1669 days ago
     Description: server-side, HTML-embedded scripting language
     Reverse Depends: acidbase auth2db-frontend cakephp cakephp-scripts
       collabtive d-push davical dolibarr fusiondirectory
       fusionforge-common (96 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 64995
     Bug Report URL:

   proftpd-dfsg (#519175), requested 2774 days ago
     Description: versatile, virtual-hosting FTP daemon
     Reverse Depends: gadmin-proftpd proftpd-dev proftpd-mod-autohost
       proftpd-mod-case proftpd-mod-dnsbl proftpd-mod-fsync
       proftpd-mod-geoip proftpd-mod-ldap proftpd-mod-msg proftpd-mod-mysql
       (5 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 8794
     Bug Report URL:

   pulseaudio (#743303), requested 926 days ago
     Description: PulseAudio sound server
     Reverse Depends: aegisub audacious-plugins audiotools blueman
       browser-plugin-freshplayer-libpdf browser-plugin-freshplayer-nacl
       browser-plugin-freshplayer-pepperflash budgie-core
       cairo-dock-impulse-plug-in chromium (163 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 126919
     Bug Report URL:

   rng-tools (#630920), requested 1944 days ago
     Description: Daemon to use a Hardware TRNG
     Installations reported by Popcon: 1259
     Bug Report URL:

   samba (#814382), requested 245 days ago
     Description: SMB/CIFS file, print, and login server for Unix
     Reverse Depends: acccheck backuppc caja-share cifs-utils ctdb
       freeipa-server freeipa-server-trust-ad fusesmb gadmin-samba
       gnome-control-center (45 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 134634
     Bug Report URL:

   screen (#654116), requested 1746 days ago
     Description: terminal multiplexor with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation
     Reverse Depends: byobu cereal epoptes-client firehol-tools mdm
       piuparts-slave podracer screenie
     Installations reported by Popcon: 55834
     Bug Report URL:

   smokeping (#824712), requested 148 days ago
     Description: latency logging and graphing system
     Installations reported by Popcon: 887
     Bug Report URL:

   spamassassin (#676314), requested 1590 days ago
     Description: seeking co-maintainers
     Reverse Depends: claws-mail-spamassassin fuzzyocr sa-compile sa-exim
       sa-learn-cyrus spamass-milter spamassassin-heatu spampd
     Installations reported by Popcon: 11693
     Bug Report URL:

   vpnc (#818547), requested 210 days ago
     Description: Cisco-compatible VPN client
     Reverse Depends: network-manager-vpnc
     Installations reported by Popcon: 19626
     Bug Report URL:

   xml-core (#660687), requested 1697 days ago
     Description: XML infrastructure and XML catalog file support
     Reverse Depends: dia-common docbook-ebnf docbook-mathml
       docbook-simple docbook-slides docbook-website docbook-xml
       docbook-xsl docbook-xsl-ns docbook2x (8 more omitted)
     Installations reported by Popcon: 182266
     Bug Report URL:

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