Package: general
Severity: wishlist

I am writting this to request the inclusion and support of a new software by Debian.
Its name is "Hermes" or "Detección de hardware de Guadalinex 2005", ("Hardware detection of Guadalinex 2005")in English.
It is a software developed by a Spanish GNU/Linux distribution: Guadalinex: www.guadalinex.org
This software is designed specially to be used under GNOME Desktop Enviroment, and its function is to notify and inform to the user about new hardware pluged to computer, and guide user in order
to that new hardware work well.
For example, when a user plugs a new scanner device, Hermes show a notification by "Notification Daemon" and suggest user open scanning program in a link inside popup message.
Or when a supported camera is conected, Hermes show a popup notification with a link to install the related Linux Kernel module (usig synaptic util) in order that camera to can works.
Or when a USB speakers are conected, the notification suggest set them as default Audio Device by GNOME Sound Preferences, to use them.
And some other functions with other devices.
Very useful for novice users.

This program is written in Python, so its source code is available in its Debian Packages build by Guadalinex, and it is free software,read the begining of the source:

************************************************** *************************************************
# This file is part of Detección de Hardware de Guadalinex 2005 .
#
# Detección de Hardware de Guadalinex 2005 is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
# at your option) any later version.
#
# Detección de Hardware de Guadalinex 2005 is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with Foobar; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA
************************************************** *************************************************

I hope for you like the idea of include this software in Debian GNU/Linux.
You can see it working in Live CD of Guadalinex distribution.
I will attach Debian Packages of this software to you can view the source code and prepare it for Debian.
I also can attach screen shots of Hermes working.
Thanks you.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.24-2-generic (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=es_ES.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=es_ES.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash



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