“util-linux” package in Ubuntu

bsdutils: Basic utilities from 4.4BSD-Lite
cfdisk-udeb: Manually partition a hard drive (cfdisk)
fdisk-udeb: Manually partition a hard drive (fdisk)
libblkid-dev: block device id library - headers and static libraries
libblkid1: block device id library
libblkid1-udeb: block device id library
libmount-dev: block device id library - headers and static libraries
libmount1: block device id library
libmount1-udeb: block device id library
libuuid1: Universally Unique ID library
libuuid1-udeb: stripped down universally unique id library, for debian-installer
mount: Tools for mounting and manipulating filesystems
util-linux: Miscellaneous system utilities
util-linux-locales: Locales files for util-linux
util-linux-udeb: Miscellaneous system utilities
uuid-dev: universally unique id library - headers and static libraries
uuid-runtime: runtime components for the Universally Unique ID library

This package has 31 new bugs and 17 open questions.

Package information

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Util-linux-ng is a suite of essential utilities for any Linux system. It contains many basic utilities used for setting up partitions and basic system infrastructure on a Linux system. It is for expert users only.

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

There are no registered releases for the Util-Linux-ng ⇒ head.

The Trusty Tahr (current stable release)
2.20.1-5.1ubuntu20 release (main) 2014-04-16
The Saucy Salamander (supported)
2.20.1-5.1ubuntu9 release (main) 2013-06-12
The Quantal Quetzal (supported)
2.20.1-5.1ubuntu2 release (main) 2012-09-06
The Precise Pangolin (supported)
2.20.1-1ubuntu3 release (main) 2012-03-30
The Lucid Lynx (supported)
2.17.2-0ubuntu1 release (main) 2010-03-22
2.17.2-0ubuntu1.10.04.2 updates (main) 2011-01-27
2.17.2-0ubuntu1.10.04.1 security (main) 2011-01-19