sks - Synchronizing OpenPGP Key Server

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename sks_1.1.5-4build2_i386.deb
Package name sks
Package version 1.1.5
Package release 4build2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/net
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 636.94 KB
Installed size 2.66 MB
SKS is an OpenPGP key server that correctly handles all OpenPGP features
defined in RFC2440 and RFC2440bis, including photoID packages and multiple
This key server implementation uses an efficient and reliable reconciliation
algorithm to keep the database in sync with other SKS servers.  Additionally
it can both send and receive PKS style sync emails.


Package Version Architecture Repository
sks_1.1.5-4build2_amd64.deb 1.1.5 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
sks - - -


Name Value
adduser -
db5.3-util -
libc6 >= 2.15
libdb5.3 -
logrotate -
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package sks_1.1.5-4build2_i386.deb
Source Package sks

Install Howto

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




2016-02-07 - Matthias Klose <>
sks (1.1.5-4build2) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ncurses6 transition.
2015-11-04 - Łukasz 'sil2100' Zemczak <>
sks (1.1.5-4build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild against ocaml 4.02.
2015-01-22 - Christoph Martin <>
sks (1.1.5-4) unstable; urgency=low
* make sks depend on the exact dbx.x-util version (closes: #774368)
2014-11-04 - Christoph Martin <>
sks (1.1.5-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* fix postrm if old /var/backup does not exist (closes: #718530)
2014-10-15 - Christoph Martin <>
sks (1.1.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* use start-stop-daemon with --background and --no-close instead of with
& (closes: #765172)
* change /var/backup/sks to /var/backups/sks for upgrade backups
(closes: #718530)
2014-05-16 - Christoph Martin <>
sks (1.1.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Christoph Martin ]
* new upstream
- fixes CVE-2014-3207: non-persistent XSS (closes: 746626)
- correctly handle option max_matches (closes: 742916)
- correct documentation of dump command (closes: 600194)
* add pgp signature option to watch file
* remove /var/lib/sks and /var/backup/sks on purge (closes: 716838)
* note active Berkely DB on new install (closes: 741912)
2013-12-10 - Stéphane Glondu <>
sks (1.1.4-2.1) unstable; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix compilation with OCaml 4.01.0 (Closes: #731584)
2013-08-01 - Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
sks (1.1.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* move to unstable
* 1.1.4 stops creating gmon.out (Closes: #699847)
2013-06-27 - Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
sks (1.1.4-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New Upstream Release (Closes: #690135)
* added myself to Uploaders.
* convert to dh 9
* Standards-Version: bump to 3.9.4 (no changes needed)
* debian/rules: clean up
* refresh and clean up debian/patches
* switch packaging vcs to git
* avoid trying to upgrade DB_CONFIG (Closes: #709322)
2013-06-28 - Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
sks (1.1.3-3) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
[ Christoph Martin ]
* merge Ubuntu changes
* Look for ^.i not ^ii in libdbX.Y-dev packages for BDB_VERSION. And
assert that we have a value (LP: #1021650)
* Create /var/lib/sks/ even when we aren't upgrading BDB
[ Daniel Kahn Gillmor ]
* avoid trying to upgrade DB_CONFIG (Closes: #709322)
* switch to git
* adding myself to uploaders
* use debhelper 9

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