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Please consider filing a bug or asking a question via Launchpad before contacting the maintainer directly.

Original Maintainer (usually from Debian):

  • Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS)

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 333.8 kB1,010.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 314.4 kB970.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 310.3 kB799.0 kB [list of files]
i386 340.0 kB1,015.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 333.5 kB1,242.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 320.9 kB1,042.0 kB [list of files]