android-tools-fsutils - Android ext4 utilities with sparse support

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name: android-tools-fsutils
Package version: 5.1.1r36+git20160322
Package release: 0ubuntu3
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 524 B
Download size: 74.07 KB
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Android images (.img) are typically ext4 filesystems in a special sparse file format come in a special format. This package provides the utilities to deal with Android sparse ext4 images.


    Source package: android-tools

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install android-tools-fsutils deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install android-tools-fsutils


    • /usr/bin/ext2simg
    • /usr/bin/ext4fixup
    • /usr/bin/img2simg
    • /usr/bin/make_ext4fs
    • /usr/bin/mkubuntuimg
    • /usr/bin/mkuserimg
    • /usr/bin/simg2img
    • /usr/bin/simg2simg
    • /usr/bin/simg_dump
    • /usr/bin/test_ext4fixup
    • /usr/share/doc/android-tools-fsutils/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/android-tools-fsutils/copyright


    2016-03-31 - Michael Terry <> android-tools (5.1.1r36+git20160322-0ubuntu3) xenial; urgency=medium * debian/android-tools-adb.postinst: - Don't modify current user's HOME adb config

    2016-03-31 - Simon Fels <> android-tools (5.1.1r36+git20160322-0ubuntu2) xenial; urgency=medium [ Ondrej Kubik ] * Fixing issue with sudo and permissions

    2016-02-11 - Simon Fels <> android-tools (5.1.1r36+git20160322-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium [ Ondrej Kubik ] * Upgarde to tools based on Android 5.1.1_r36 * Redoing all patches on top to make next upgrade cleaner * fixing missing socket handling [ Simon Fels ] * debian/control - Add myself as uploader * debian/source/*: - We're now using git-buildpackage to generate necessary patches on top of upstream out of the git tree we're using to maintain the package.

    2016-02-12 - Simon Fels <> android-tools (5.1.1r34+git20160211-0ubuntu3) xenial; urgency=medium * debian/rules: - don't build adbd on arm64 and ppc64el

    2016-02-12 - Simon Fels <> android-tools (5.1.1r34+git20160211-0ubuntu2) xenial; urgency=medium * debian/control: - limit libhybris-dev dependency for i386, amd64 and armhf - add link to our vcs system we're now using

    2016-02-12 - Simon Fels <> android-tools (5.1.1r34+git20160211-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium * Imported Upstream version 5.1.1r34+git20160211 * debian: update patches after new upstream release * debian: add new patch to get 5.1.1 properly working * debian: various fixes and tweaks

    2015-12-14 - Dimitri John Ledkov <> android-tools (4.2.2+git20130218-3ubuntu43) xenial; urgency=high * Skip adbd build on s390x (similar to what was done for powerpc), ftbfs on big endian, awaiting market availability of s390x tablets before looking more into this.

    2015-10-05 - Matthias Klose <> android-tools (4.2.2+git20130218-3ubuntu42) wily; urgency=medium * Fix build failure on 64bit architectures.

    2015-03-02 - Oliver Grawert <> android-tools (4.2.2+git20130218-3ubuntu41) vivid; urgency=medium core/adbd/services.c: * disable all support for "adb root" (LP: #1367304) * check screen lock state before allowing adb push/pull (LP: #1423293) * move the screen lock check for adb shell to the arg processing code * fix description of android-tools-adbd (LP: #1264427) * use the right path for the lock check override file (LP: #1414288)

    2015-02-27 - Oliver Grawert <> android-tools (4.2.2+git20130218-3ubuntu40) vivid; urgency=medium * add check for screen locking to adbd (LP: #1382559)