dpkg package in Ubuntu

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

This package has 111 new bugs and 0 open questions.

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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 Wily Werewolf (active development)
1.17.25ubuntu1 release (main) 2015-05-04
The Vivid Vervet (current stable release)
1.17.25ubuntu1 release (main) 2015-04-11
The Utopic Unicorn (supported)
1.17.13ubuntu1.1 updates, security (main) 2015-04-09
1.17.13ubuntu1 release (main) 2014-08-22
The Trusty Tahr (supported)
1.17.5ubuntu5.4 updates, security (main) 2015-04-09
1.17.5ubuntu5 release (main) 2014-03-07
The Precise Pangolin (supported) updates, security (main) 2015-04-09 release (main) 2012-04-13