findutils - utilities for finding files--find, xargs

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename findutils_4.6.0+git+20160126-2_amd64.deb
Package name findutils
Package version 4.6.0+git+20160126
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category utils
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 273.01 KB
Installed size 560.00 KB
GNU findutils provides utilities to find files meeting specified
criteria and perform various actions on the files which are found.
This package contains 'find' and 'xargs'; however, 'locate' has
been split off into a separate package.


Package Version Architecture Repository
findutils_4.6.0+git+20160126-2_i386.deb 4.6.0+git+20160126 i386 Ubuntu Main
findutils - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.17
libselinux1 >= 1.32


Name Value
debconf << 1.5.50


Type URL
Binary Package findutils_4.6.0+git+20160126-2_amd64.deb
Source Package findutils

Install Howto

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




2016-02-07 - Andreas Metzler <>
findutils (4.6.0+git+20160126-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Also add libpython3.4-minimal (<< 3.4.4-2) and libpython3.5-minimal
(<< 3.5.1-3) to findutils' Breaks.- See #809079.
* Upload to unstable.
2016-01-31 - Andreas Metzler <>
findutils (4.6.0+git+20160126-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* Update to findutils and gnulib head.
+ Includes updated mbrtowc.m4, fixing testsuite error on fr_FR locale.
Closes: #812762
+ Needs bison to build.
2016-01-16 - Andreas Metzler <>
findutils (4.6.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/watch: Scan both and
* Merge master to experimental:
+ Include stable changelog entries
+ Fix building twice in a row by deleting doc/stamp-vti, doc/version.texi,
on clean. (Not necessary now, but might hit us if we patch the docs.)
* Add more breaks with packages using find -perm +xx at runtime.  For
debconf switch from Breaks to Conflicts to be on the very safe side.
Closes: #704879
* Move Vcs-* from git/http to https.
* Upload to unstable. Closes: #784168
2015-12-29 - Andreas Metzler <>
findutils (4.6.0-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream stable release.
2015-12-28 - Andreas Metzler <>
findutils (4.5.19-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
+ Includes fixes submitted in Closes: #726870
2015-12-28 - Andreas Metzler <>
findutils (4.5.18-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
+ Drop 10_bashism.diff.
+ Fixes lintian warning license-problem-gfdl-non-official-text.
+ oldfind is not installed anymore.
2015-12-25 - Andreas Metzler <>
findutils (4.5.17-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
* Enable GPG signature checking in debian/watch, allowing both
A15B725964A95EE5 and 88DD9E08C5DDACB9.
2015-12-23 - Andreas Metzler <>
findutils (4.5.16-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
+ Drop 20_perl5.22.ftbfs.diff.
2015-12-18 - Andreas Metzler <>
findutils (4.5.15-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
+ Refresh patches.
2015-10-02 - Andreas Metzler <>
findutils (4.5.14-3) experimental; urgency=medium
* 20_perl5.22.ftbfs.diff: Fix error on make check with perl 5.22 due to
unescaped left brace in regex. Closes: #788712

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