curtin-common - Library and tools for curtin installer

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name: curtin-common
Package version: 0.1.0~bzr365
Package release: 0ubuntu1
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 51 B
Download size: 12.56 KB
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This package contains utilities for the curtin installer.


  • curtin <= 0.1.0~bzr54-0ubuntu1


    Source package: curtin

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install curtin-common deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install curtin-common


    • /usr/lib/curtin/helpers/common
    • /usr/lib/curtin/helpers/install-grub
    • /usr/lib/curtin/helpers/partition
    • /usr/lib/curtin/helpers/shell-archive
    • /usr/lib/curtin/helpers/smtar
    • /usr/share/doc/curtin-common/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/curtin-common/copyright


    2016-03-18 - Scott Moser <> curtin (0.1.0~bzr365-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium * New upstream snapshot. * mkfs: handle fstype: vfat (LP: #1557334) * save the curtin install config to /root/curtin-install-cfg.yaml * deps: when 'curtin --install-deps' is run, it will now invoke apt-get install with '--no-install-recommends' * debian/control: adjust build dependency as python3-pyflakes in xenial now provides python3 modules for pyflakes.

    2016-02-26 - Scott Moser <> curtin (0.1.0~bzr359-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium * debian/new-upstream-snapshot, debian/README.source: add new-upstream-snapshot and mention it in README.source * New upstream snapshot. * curtin/net: Add bond parsing & improved source, source-directory parsing for ENI * curtin/net: move global dns-* options under auto lo in ENI (LP: #1543263)

    2016-02-12 - Scott Moser <> curtin (0.1.0~bzr351-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium * New upstream snapshot. * partitioning: limited support for odd ordering of partition numbers (LP: #1543263). Specifically targetted at MAAS and powerVM support. * many upstream test improvements (LP: #1533770) * general upstream code improvements * use mkfs.vfat rather than mkfs.fat to support precise. * use removable devices for installation if no non-removable devices are found [Robert Clark] (LP: #1532062) * mkfs: fix for lack of uuid in btrfs tools on precise or trusty * added 'curtin mkfs' command for easily making filesystems. * mdadm: fix issues exposed by use via block_meta (LP: #1531520) * improvements and small bug fix for oauth on systems with bad clock * support bcache installation on precise * fix bug in install_grub to partition when storage_config provided. (LP: #1523779) * url_helper: raise import error on lack of oauth only when oauth used * block_meta: handle 'preserve' flag for raid devices (LP: #1522147) * close file descriptors from --config= arguments * xenial: disable update-motd during an apt-get update (LP: #1527710) * curthooks: know kernel mapping for xenial (4.4.0) * fix python executable selection when 'curtin --help' is called * subp: add decode parameter, defaulting to replace (LP: #1526127) * support passing an integer or valid float to human2bytes * Use /proc/mounts to find missing mountpoints

    2015-11-23 - Scott Moser <> curtin (0.1.0~bzr314-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium * New upstream snapshot. * support installing .tar.xz, .tar.gz, .tar.bz2 or .tar via smtar helper * improve dependency checking (LP: #1514888) * Allow re-use of bcache cache devices with separate backing devices (LP: #1514094) * call mkfs.ext3 or mkfs.ext4 with -F (force) * Partition alignment and sizing fixes (LP: #1513085) * Set bcache cache_mode if present in storage config (LP: #1510334) * apt-get update: do not download translation files and source files during installation. * new sub-commands 'system-upgrade' and 'system-install' for package upgrade and installation. * debian/control: do not list unversioned e2fsprogs as it is essential.

    2015-10-07 - Scott Moser <> curtin (0.1.0~bzr276-0ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium * New upstream snapshot. * debian/control: add python3-curtin depends to curtin (LP: #1503507)