initramfs-tools package in Ubuntu

initramfs-tools: generic modular initramfs generator (automation)
initramfs-tools-bin: binaries used by initramfs-tools
initramfs-tools-bin-dbgsym: debug symbols for package initramfs-tools-bin
initramfs-tools-core: generic modular initramfs generator (core tools)

This package has 173 new bugs and 1 open question.

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This package contains tools to create and boot an initramfs for prepackaged 2.6 Linux kernel. The initramfs is an cpio archive. At boot time, the kernel unpacks that archive into ram, mounts and uses it as initial root file system.

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There are no registered releases for the initramfs-tools ⇒ trunk.

The Artful Aardvark (active development)
0.125ubuntu9 release (main) 2017-04-20
The Zesty Zapus (current stable release)
0.125ubuntu9 release (main) 2016-12-16
The Yakkety Yak (supported)
0.125ubuntu6.3 updates (main) 2017-01-19
0.125ubuntu5 release (main) 2016-09-29
The Xenial Xerus (supported)
0.122ubuntu8.8 updates (main) 2017-01-13
0.122ubuntu8 release (main) 2016-04-16
The Vivid Vervet (supported)
0.103ubuntu15 release (main) 2015-04-13
The Trusty Tahr (supported)
0.103ubuntu4.7 updates (main) 2017-03-30
0.103ubuntu4 release (main) 2014-03-03
The Precise Pangolin (supported)
0.99ubuntu13.5 updates, security (main) 2014-03-24
0.99ubuntu13 release (main) 2012-04-17