About NeuroDebian

Michael Hanke and Yaroslav Halchenko originally started NeuroDebian and remain the current project leaders. However, the whole project would not be possible without the work of over 3,000 Debian developers and contributors who enthusiastically build the Debian operating system. Moreover, various packages that are available through NeuroDebian have been contributed by other individuals and teams in Debian, such as Debian Med and Debian Science. We want to express our gratitude to all the maintainers who help to make Debian the ultimate software platform for neuroscience.


Email us directly with any “private” communication. Otherwise, please use our public mailing lists to get quick feedback from a larger audience:

You are welcome also to join the #neurodebian IRC room on the OFTC network if you have quick questions or want to join a live discussion.


Many people have contributed to NeuroDebian over the years. We thank all researchers and programmers that produce scientific tools as free and open source software.

NeuroDebian is being supported by Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Dartmouth College and the Center for Behavioral Brain Sciences Magdeburg. We are particularly grateful to Jim Haxby for his continued support and endless supply of Italian espresso.

Thanks to the following institutions and individuals for hosting a mirror:

If your are interested in mirroring the repository, please see the Frequently Asked Questions.

The source code for this portal is licensed under the GPL-3 and is available on GitHub.