busybox source package in Focal

busybox: Tiny utilities for small and embedded systems
busybox-dbgsym: debug symbols for busybox
busybox-initramfs: Standalone shell setup for initramfs
busybox-initramfs-dbgsym: debug symbols for busybox-initramfs
busybox-static: Standalone rescue shell with tons of builtin utilities
busybox-static-dbgsym: debug symbols for busybox-static
busybox-syslogd: Provides syslogd and klogd using busybox
busybox-udeb: Tiny utilities for the debian-installer
udhcpc: Provides the busybox DHCP client implementation
udhcpd: Provides the busybox DHCP server implementation

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Tiny unix utilities for small and embedded systems.

Bug supervisor: no
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A newer version of busybox is available for packaging: BusyBox 1.32.0

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Download files from current release (1:1.30.1-4ubuntu6.2)

File Size SHA-256 Checksum
busybox_1.30.1.orig.tar.bz2 7.4 MiB 3d1d04a4dbd34048f4794815a5c48ebb9eb53c5277e09ffffc060323b95dfbdc
busybox_1.30.1-4ubuntu6.2.debian.tar.xz 61.6 KiB 2577d7a99d130e6e8a5da3281abf56f27a5e7ba9c514f7da55f045cbbbc74bd2
busybox_1.30.1-4ubuntu6.2.dsc 2.4 KiB f226c09b72d79a766aaeed9bf6e4c69a5a095245c232bd9b574ec3d2735c055f

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