deb-multimedia
.org repository
Q. Why mplayer is still in your repository ?
Q. How to know when a package is added ?
Q. How many time a need to wait to see a package in testing ?
Q. How many people are working on deb-multimedia ?
Q. How to report a bug ?
Q. Why apt-get tell me that the deb-multimedia-keyring package has been automatically installed and are no longer required" ?
Q. How big are iso images generated from jigdo files ?
Q. How to install acroread for amd64 ?
Q. Where is the public GPG key ?
Q. Why a so ugly background color ?



Q. Why mplayer is still in your repository ?
A. Because my package is built with more features.
Here is the output of the configure script for i386 (only disabled options).

Official package :
Disabled optional drivers:
Input: radio tv-dshow nemesi libdvdcss(internal)
Codecs: xvid libdv toolame twolame libmad
Audio output: sun arts ivtv dxr2
Video output: zr zr2 ivtv dxr3 dxr2 vesa aa ggi winvidix vdpau bl xvr100 tdfx_vid wii s3fb

deb-multimedia package :
Disabled optional drivers :
Input : tv-dshow nemesi libdvdcss(internal)
Codecs : toolame
Audio output : sun ivtv dxr2
Video output : zr zr2 ivtv dxr2 vesa winvidix 3dfx bl xvr100 tdfx_vid wii

Q.How to know when a package is added ?
A. You can subscribe to the dmo.changes mailing list.
All changes (maximum 30/month) to my repository are sent to that list. To subscribe send an e-mail to with subscribe in the subject.
Or click on this link :

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Q.How many time a need to wait to see a package in testing ?
A. My packages follow the same policy than the official packages. You can read the update_testing file updated every day at 10:00 (UTC+0200).

Q.How many people are working on deb-multimedia ?
A. Two. Thibaut Varene for ia64, powerpc and kfreebsd-amd64 arches and myself for amd64, armel, i386, kfreebsd-i386, mips, mipsel, powerpc and sparc arches.

Q.How to report a bug ?
A. If the bug is related to packaging you can send a bug report, otherwise the best is to contact the upstream author.

Q.Why apt-get tell me that the deb-multimedia-keyring package has been automatically installed and are no longer required ?
A.Because this package has been installed by the transitional deb-multimedia-keyring package.
The solution is to use apt-mark to mark this package as manually installed.
apt-mark manual deb-multimedia-keyring
or if you use aptitude :
aptitude unmarkauto deb-multimedia-keyring
and voila the deb-multimedia-keyring is gone from the apt-get autoremove list.
Q.How big are iso images generated from jigdo files ?
A. See the table bellow :
Note : No jigdo file for unstable.
Last updated : 30 august 2014.

Main Binaries




DistributionArchSize in MB
Testing
amd64542
armel469
armhf468
i386557
kfreebsd-amd64496
kfreebsd-i386487
mips463
mipsel464
powerpc535
source
Stable
amd64549
armel469
armhf468
i386563
kfreebsd-amd64503
kfreebsd-i386494
mips463
mipsel464
powerpc535
source831
Oldstable
amd64447
armel400
armhf407
i386466
kfreebsd-amd64404
kfreebsd-i386398
mips402
mipsel403
powerpc446
sparc407
source652
Oldoldstable
amd64365
armel316
i386364
ia64308
kfreebsd-i386297
mipsel312
powerpc349
sparc318
source503

Non-free
DistributionArchSize in MB
Testing
amd6410
i38665
Stable
amd6410
i38665
Oldstable
amd6410
i38665
Oldoldstable
amd6447
i38665
Main Sources
688
DistributionSize in MB
Stable
Testing633

Q. How to install acroread for amd64 ?
dpkg --add-architecture i386
apt-get update
apt-get install acroread

Q. Where is the public GPG key ?
The key is 4096R/5C808C2B65558117
Otherwise you can find my key from any PGP key server like this one MIT PGP Public Key Server

Q. Why a so ugly background color ?
A. Because I hate white background. Otherwise my second prefered color is orange. You have the choice...