busybox package in Ubuntu

busybox: Tiny utilities for small and embedded systems
busybox-dbgsym: debug symbols for busybox
busybox-initramfs: Standalone shell setup for initramfs
busybox-initramfs-dbgsym: debug symbols for busybox-initramfs
busybox-static: Standalone rescue shell with tons of builtin utilities
busybox-static-dbgsym: debug symbols for busybox-static
busybox-syslogd: Provides syslogd and klogd using busybox
busybox-udeb: Tiny utilities for the debian-installer
udhcpc: Provides the busybox DHCP client implementation
udhcpd: Provides the busybox DHCP server implementation

This package has 21 new bugs and 1 open question.

Package information

Ubuntu Developers
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Tiny unix utilities for small and embedded systems.

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BusyBox 1.16.0 is older than the current packaged version. Launchpad may be missing release information for the main series or this package is linked to the wrong BusyBox series.

The Cosmic Cuttlefish (active development)
1:1.27.2-2ubuntu3 release (main) 2018-05-01
The Bionic Beaver (current stable release)
1:1.27.2-2ubuntu3 release (main) 2017-12-14
The Artful Aardvark (supported)
1:1.22.0-19ubuntu2 release (main) 2017-04-20
The Xenial Xerus (supported)
1:1.22.0-15ubuntu1 release (main) 2015-10-22
The Trusty Tahr (supported)
1:1.21.0-1ubuntu1 release (main) 2013-11-14
The Precise Pangolin (supported)
1:1.18.5-1ubuntu4 release (main) 2012-04-13
1:1.18.5-1ubuntu4.1 updates (main) 2012-11-26