util-linux package in Ubuntu

bsdutils: basic utilities from 4.4BSD-Lite
bsdutils-dbgsym: debug symbols for package bsdutils
fdisk-udeb: Manually partition a hard drive (fdisk)
fdisk-udeb-dbgsym: debug symbols for package fdisk-udeb
libblkid-dev: block device ID library - headers and static libraries
libblkid1: block device ID library
libblkid1-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libblkid1
libblkid1-udeb: stripped down block device ID library, for debian-installer
libblkid1-udeb-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libblkid1-udeb
libfdisk-dev: fdisk partitioning library - headers and static libraries
libfdisk1: fdisk partitioning library
libfdisk1-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libfdisk1
libfdisk1-udeb: stripped down fdisk partitioning library, for debian-installer
libfdisk1-udeb-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libfdisk1-udeb
libmount-dev: device mounting library - headers and static libraries
libmount1: device mounting library
libmount1-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libmount1
libmount1-udeb: stripped down device mounting library, for debian-installer
libmount1-udeb-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libmount1-udeb
libsmartcols-dev: smart column output alignment library - headers and static libraries
libsmartcols1: smart column output alignment library
libsmartcols1-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libsmartcols1
libsmartcols1-udeb: stripped down smart column output aligment library, for debian-installer
libsmartcols1-udeb-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libsmartcols1-udeb
libuuid1: Universally Unique ID library
libuuid1-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libuuid1
libuuid1-udeb: stripped down Universally Unique ID library, for debian-installer
libuuid1-udeb-dbgsym: debug symbols for package libuuid1-udeb
mount: tools for mounting and manipulating filesystems
mount-dbgsym: debug symbols for package mount
setpriv: tool to run a program with different Linux privilege settings
setpriv-dbgsym: debug symbols for package setpriv
util-linux: miscellaneous system utilities
util-linux-dbgsym: debug symbols for package util-linux
util-linux-locales: locales files for util-linux
util-linux-udeb: stripped down miscellaneous system utilities, for debian-installer
util-linux-udeb-dbgsym: debug symbols for package util-linux-udeb
uuid-dev: Universally Unique ID library - headers and static libraries
uuid-runtime: runtime components for the Universally Unique ID library
uuid-runtime-dbgsym: debug symbols for package uuid-runtime

This package has 54 new bugs and 16 open questions.

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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.

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The Artful Aardvark (active development)
2.29-1ubuntu2 release (main) 2017-04-20
The Zesty Zapus (current stable release)
2.29-1ubuntu2 release (main) 2016-11-21
The Yakkety Yak (supported)
2.28.2-1ubuntu1 release (main) 2016-09-13
2.28.2-1ubuntu1.1 updates (main) 2017-01-25
The Xenial Xerus (supported)
2.27.1-6ubuntu3.2 updates (main) 2017-01-19
2.27.1-6ubuntu3 release (main) 2016-04-13
The Vivid Vervet (supported)
2.25.2-4ubuntu2 release (main) 2015-02-23
2.25.2-4ubuntu3 updates (main) 2015-08-11
The Trusty Tahr (supported)
2.20.1-5.1ubuntu20.9 updates (main) 2016-12-14
2.20.1-5.1ubuntu20 release (main) 2014-04-16
The Precise Pangolin (supported)
2.20.1-1ubuntu3 release (main) 2012-03-30
2.20.1-1ubuntu3.1 updates (main) 2014-06-25