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# Sad news for deb users GetDeb and PlayDeb discontinue

A sad day indeed for many users of the .deb format, 2 of my favourites repositories getdeb and playdeb are now closed forever (?), this is the message posted on G+ by their author: After the server crash where also the GetDeb and PlayDeb database was lost and given the fact that GetDeb and PlayDeb now have too many packages to be handled as a one-man-project I decided to discontinue GetDeb and PlayDeb. In the last years I have spent so many hours in the project that now it is just too much for me to maintain beside my usual job. But this does not mean that all the work in GetDeb and PlayDeb is lost.