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The Debian Med project is a Debian Pure Blend created to provide a co-ordinated operating system and collection of available free software packages that are well-suited for the requirements for medical practices and medical research. Debian Med does not create or program software, but integrates software available under a license conforming to the DFSG into Debian and also extends Debian to be a better platform for this field of interest. The Debian Software Repositories contain 36500 packages. Debian Med serves as a magnifying lens to categorize all those packages, that as suited for the field of medicine.


Debian includes 36500 packages.[citation needed] Many of those being focus of Debian Med. These are being summarized into categories called tasks:

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  1. ^ "Debian Med Packages". Debian Pure Blends. 3 July 2017. 

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