dpkg package in Ubuntu

dpkg: Debian package management system
dpkg-dbgsym: debug symbols for package dpkg
dpkg-dev: Debian package development tools
dselect: Debian package management front-end
dselect-dbgsym: debug symbols for package dselect
libdpkg-dev: Debian package management static library
libdpkg-perl: Dpkg perl modules

This package has 78 new bugs and 0 open questions.

Package information

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Package management suite with full support for package dependencies and package conflicts.

Bug supervisor: no
Bug tracker: yes
Branch: yes
Translations: no

A newer version of dpkg is available for packaging: dpkg unknown (Awh, yeah? Ripper!)

The Yakkety Yak (active development)
1.18.7ubuntu1 release (main) 2016-05-19
The Xenial Xerus (current stable release)
1.18.4ubuntu1.1 updates (main) 2016-05-12
1.18.4ubuntu1 release (main) 2016-01-13
The Wily Werewolf (supported)
1.18.2ubuntu5.1 updates, security (main) 2015-11-26
1.18.2ubuntu5 release (main) 2015-10-18
The Vivid Vervet (supported)
1.17.25ubuntu1 release (main) 2015-04-11
1.17.25ubuntu1.1 updates, security (main) 2015-11-26
The Trusty Tahr (supported)
1.17.5ubuntu5.6 security, updates (main) 2016-04-26
1.17.5ubuntu5 release (main) 2014-03-07
The Precise Pangolin (supported) updates, security (main) 2015-11-26 release (main) 2012-04-13