fakeroot package in Ubuntu

fakeroot: tool for simulating superuser privileges
fakeroot-dbgsym: debug symbols for package fakeroot
libfakeroot: tool for simulating superuser privileges - shared libraries
libfakeroot-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libfakeroot

This package has 11 new bugs and 0 open questions.

Package information

Ubuntu Developers
Medium Urgency
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Tool to provide a fake root environment.

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There are no registered releases for the fakeroot ⇒ main.

The Bionic Beaver (active development)
1.21-1ubuntu2 release (main) 2017-10-24
The Artful Aardvark (current stable release)
1.21-1ubuntu2 release (main) 2017-04-20
The Zesty Zapus (supported)
1.21-1ubuntu2 release (main) 2016-10-18
The Xenial Xerus (supported)
1.20.2-1ubuntu1 release (main) 2015-10-22
The Trusty Tahr (supported)
1.20-3ubuntu2 release (main) 2014-03-24
The Precise Pangolin (supported)
1.18.2-1 release (main) 2011-12-12