dns-root-data - DNS root data including root zone and DNSSEC key

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name dns-root-data
Package version 2015052300+h+1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 54 B
Download size 14.66 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
This package contains various root zone related data as published
by IANA to be used by various DNS software as a common source
of DNS root zone data, namely:
* Root Hints (root.hints)
* Root Trust Anchors (root.key, root.ds)


Package Version Architecture Repository
dns-root-data_2018013001~16.04.1_all.deb 2018013001~16.04.1 all Ubuntu Updates Main
dns-root-data_2018013001~16.04.1_all.deb 2018013001~16.04.1 all Ubuntu Updates Main
dns-root-data_2015052300+h+1_all.deb 2015052300+h+1 all Ubuntu Main
dns-root-data - - -


Type URL
Binary Package dns-root-data_2015052300+h+1_all.deb
Source Package dns-root-data

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install dns-root-data deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install dns-root-data




2015-09-01 - Ondřej Surý <ondrej@debian.org>
dns-root-data (2015052300+h+1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update root.hints to 2015052300 version
* Move the package under Debian DNS Maintainers umbrella
* Implement the H.ROOT-SERVERS.NET IP addresses changes
that's scheduled for December 1st, but operational now
2014-09-04 - Ondřej Surý <ondrej@debian.org>
dns-root-data (2014060201+2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use full path for dnssec-dsfromkey (Closes: #760103)
2014-06-30 - Ondřej Surý <ondrej@debian.org>
dns-root-data (2014060201+1) unstable; urgency=low
* Add Robert Edmonds as co-maintainer
* Don't install root zone (it changes too often) and install static data
into /usr/share/dns/
* Also install dnssec-trust-anchor documentation into the package
* Strip unbound-anchor metadata from root.key when fetching new root.key
2014-06-26 - Ondřej Surý <ondrej@debian.org>
dns-root-data (2014060201) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #752745)

See Also

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dnsmasq-utils_2.75-1_amd64.deb Utilities for manipulating DHCP leases
dnstracer_1.9-4_amd64.deb trace DNS queries to the source
dnsutils_9.10.3.dfsg.P4-8_amd64.deb Clients provided with BIND
doc-base_0.10.7_all.deb utilities to manage online documentation
docbook-xml_4.5-7.3_all.deb standard XML documentation system for software and systems
docbook-xsl_1.79.1+dfsg-1_all.deb stylesheets for processing DocBook XML to various output formats
docutils-common_0.12+dfsg-1_all.deb text processing system for reStructuredText - common data
docutils-doc_0.12+dfsg-1_all.deb text processing system for reStructuredText - documentation
dosfstools_3.0.28-2_amd64.deb utilities for making and checking MS-DOS FAT filesystems
dovecot-core_2.2.22-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb secure POP3/IMAP server - core files
dovecot-dev_2.2.22-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb secure POP3/IMAP server - header files
dovecot-imapd_2.2.22-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb secure POP3/IMAP server - IMAP daemon
dovecot-managesieved_2.2.22-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb secure POP3/IMAP server - ManageSieve server
dovecot-pop3d_2.2.22-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb secure POP3/IMAP server - POP3 daemon