hud - Backend for the Unity HUD

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename hud_14.10+16.04.20160415-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb
Package name hud
Package version 14.10+16.04.20160415
Package release 0ubuntu1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category gnome
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 200.07 KB
Installed size 846.00 KB
Unity HUD is a heads-up-display interface for controlling the behavior of
applications as well as Unity via typed-in commands. It provides access to
all applications menu via a single central interface, in order to simplify
application usage and make menus more accessible.
This package provides a service for Unity's HUD


Package Version Architecture Repository
hud_14.10+16.04.20160415-0ubuntu1_i386.deb 14.10+16.04.20160415 i386 Ubuntu Main
hud - - -


Name Value
dconf-gsettings-backend -
gsettings-backend -
libc6 >= 2.14
libcolumbus1v5 >= 1.1.0+14.04.20140325.3
libdbusmenu-qt5 -
libdee-1.0-4 >= 1.2.7+13.10.20130924.1
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.31.8
libgsettings-qt1 >= 0.1+14.04.20140408
libqt5core5a >= 5.5.0
libqt5dbus5 >= 5.0.2
libqt5gui5 >= 5.0.2
libqt5gui5-gles >= 5.0.2
libqt5sql5 >= 5.0.2
libqt5sql5-sqlite -
libqt5widgets5 >= 5.0.2
libstdc++6 >= 5.2


Name Value
indicator-appmenu << 13


Type URL
Binary Package hud_14.10+16.04.20160415-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb
Source Package hud

Install Howto

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




2016-04-15 - Marco Trevisan (Treviño) <>
hud (14.10+16.04.20160415-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
[ Andrea Azzarone ]
* Introduce DBusMenuWindowCollector to make it possible to expose the
window actions menu through dbusmenu. (LP: #1570812)
2015-10-12 - Marco Trevisan (Treviño) <>
hud (14.10+15.10.20151012-0ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium
[ Andrea Azzarone ]
* Limit the number of menus exported to slow down memory leaks.
2015-08-20 - CI Train Bot <>
hud (14.10+15.10.20150820.1-0ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium
[ Pete Woods ]
* Make the qtgmenu tests more robust added: common/GDBusHelper.h
* Make valgrind happy on local builds. Disable for Jenkins / LP.
Remove remaining traces of platform API. added: libhud-
client/ libhud/
* Remove unity-voice (LP: #1483210)
[ Ted Gould ]
* Make valgrind happy on local builds. Disable for Jenkins / LP.
Remove remaining traces of platform API. added: libhud-
client/ libhud/
2015-08-09 - Steve Langasek <>
hud (14.10+14.10.20140924-0ubuntu4) wily; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild against libcolumbus1v5 (again)
2015-08-08 - Steve Langasek <>
hud (14.10+14.10.20140924-0ubuntu3) wily; urgency=medium
* cmake/GtkDocScanGObjWrapper.cmake: set cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 2.6)
for compatibility with cmake 3.2's pkg-config macros, fixing a build 
2015-08-08 - Steve Langasek <>
hud (14.10+14.10.20140924-0ubuntu2) wily; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild against libcolumbus1v5
2014-09-24 - Ubuntu daily release <>
hud (14.10+14.10.20140924-0ubuntu1) utopic; urgency=low
[ Ted Gould ]
* Drop DBus envvar workaround
2014-06-17 - Ubuntu daily release <>
hud (14.10+14.10.20140617-0ubuntu1) utopic; urgency=medium
[ Pete Woods ]
* Forward port changes from trusty.
2014-06-04 - Ubuntu daily release <>
hud (14.04+14.04.20140604-0ubuntu1) trusty; urgency=medium
[ Pete Woods ]
* Resolve crasher in previous attempted SRU. (LP: #1298656)
- Fix order of menu traversal.
- Add timeout to legacy HUD queries.
- Improve legacy menu safety valve trigger.
- Remove duplicate entries in upstart job.
2014-06-09 - Ubuntu daily release <>
hud (13.10.1+14.10.20140609-0ubuntu1) utopic; urgency=low
[ Ubuntu daily release ]
* New rebuild forced
[ Ricardo Mendoza ]
* Drop support for Platform API (SF)

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