setcd - Control the behaviour of your cdrom device

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name setcd
Package version 1.5
Package release 6
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 64 B
Download size 13.30 KB
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This program allows you to control the behaviour of your Linux cdrom
You can control: auto close, auto eject, medium type checking and
tray/caddy locking.  You can get information on the volume name of CD-ROMs
and other data, and you can set the speed of your drive and choose a
disc from a jukebox.
The source of this package may be an example for cdrom player program
developers that wish to exploit the features of the Linux cdrom


Package Version Architecture Repository
setcd_1.5-6_amd64.deb 1.5 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
setcd - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package setcd_1.5-6_i386.deb
Source Package setcd

Install Howto

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




2009-04-14 - LENART Janos <>
setcd (1.5-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Adopting the package. (closes: #406134)
* Now using the SET STREAMING command too. (closes: #367008)
+ Code from: Thomas Fritzsche <>
+ Patch from: Alexander Gattin <>
* Fixing some minor lintian warnings.
2007-12-15 - Frank S. Thomas <>
setcd (1.5-5) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* setcd.c: Include the <limits.h> header which defines the used INT_MAX
macro. This fixes a FTBFS with GCC 4.3. Thanks to Martin Michlmayr for the
bug report. (closes: #455321)
* Bumped Standards-Version from 3.7.2 to 3.7.3, no changes required.
* Updated debhelper compatibility level to V5, which is the current
recommended level and raised the build dependency to "debhelper (>= 5)".
* Renamed Build-depends to Build-Depends in debian/control.
2007-01-22 - Michael Ablassmeier <>
setcd (1.5-4) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Set maintainer to QA Group; Orphaned: #406134
* Remove substvars from .diff.gz
* Update debian/copyright
* Conforms with latest Standards Version 3.7.2
2004-08-29 - David A. van Leeuwen <>
setcd (1.5-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Changed name in control to match changelog name.  Closes bugs marked
as NMU, but were in fact done by me me.  Closes: #213514, #105190, #127325,
#190525, #125348, #170788
* Refer to caddies as well as trays. (closes: #234337)
* Made description less irritating. (closes: #234334)
* Updated the manpage a bit. (closes: #234336)
2003-10-01 - David A. van Leeuwen <>
setcd (1.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Changed section to utils, according to override file. 
* Added debhelper explicitly in build-depends (sorry, i assumed it was a
standard build package).  Closes: #213514
2003-09-28 - David A. van Leeuwen <>
setcd (1.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.  Should fix `debian-native upload' problem.  No
actual changes in source code.  Only in copyright, changelog.
* Up to standards-version 3.6.1.
* Changed over from debmake to debhelper.
* Chaged `debian/dirs' according to FSSTND
* Changed copyright file to include name of maintainer and source
location.  (Closes: #170788)
* Appreciate great work of NMU workers! Hopefully really (Closes:
#127325, #190525, #125348)
* Inspected buildd logs of previous version, that actually seems OK, for
every arch other than Hurd (it is a linux-specific package---i wrote
the linux cdrom `uniform' driver myself!).  So I'm going to close the
following bug.  (Closes: #105190)
2003-08-19 - Daniel Schepler <>
setcd (1.4-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* NMU.
* Add Build-Depends on debmake.  Closes: #190525.
* Fix capitalization and double word in description.
Closes: #125348, #127325.
2000-02-08 - David A. van Leeuwen <>
setcd (1.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove empty postinst and prerm, solving bug#32761
1999-08-24 - David A. van Leeuwen <>
setcd (1.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Source changed, in order to fix Bug#43304, as suggested by Andreas
Degert <> 
1998-11-25 - David A. van Leeuwen <>
setcd (1.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Added #ifdef for CDS_MIXED, a 2.1.n define.  Should help to build on
other architectures.

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