switchconf - switch between system configuration sets

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name switchconf
Package version 0.0.15
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 56 B
Download size 9.79 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Switchconf allows users to easily change their system's settings,
choosing between the possible configurations for different
Most switchconf users are laptop owners who want to change their
network settings according to where they currently are - but there
are many cases for non mobile systems to desire to choose between
configuration sets.
Switchconf is a very simple script that takes its arguments from the
command line. It allows you to maintain different sets of
configurations, installing the desired set of configuration when
called with its name as an argument, and execute a pre-specified set
of commands before and after the switch.


Package Version Architecture Repository
switchconf_0.0.15-1_all.deb 0.0.15 all Ubuntu Universe
switchconf - - -


Name Value
init-system-helpers >= 1.18~
liblockfile1 -
lsb-base >= 3.0-6


Type URL
Binary Package switchconf_0.0.15-1_all.deb
Source Package switchconf

Install Howto

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




2015-12-30 - Jose M Calhariz <jose@calhariz.com>
switchconf (0.0.15-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version:
* Replace 'find -perm +1' by 'find -perm /1', thank you Andreas
Metzler for the patch and the NMU,  (Closes: #803020).
* Add systemd service file, thank you Felipe Sateler for reviewing it.
* Bump standards-version to 3.9.6, no changes needed.
* New maintainer email address.
* Fix debian/copyright file.
* Use debhelper mode 9.
2014-08-24 - Jose M Calhariz <jose.calhariz@ist.utl.pt>
switchconf (0.0.14-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* Force the use of bash, instead of a POSIX shell.
2014-03-02 - Jose M Calhariz <jose.calhariz@ist.utl.pt>
switchconf (0.0.13-2) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* Add Homepage field pointing to alioth page of the project
2014-03-02 - Jose M Calhariz <jose.calhariz@ist.utl.pt>
switchconf (0.0.13-1) wheezy; urgency=low
* New upstream version:
* Distribution tar is now compressed by xz
* Change to source format 3.0 (quilt)
2014-03-02 - Jose M Calhariz <jose.calhariz@ist.utl.pt>
switchconf (0.0.12-1) wheezy; urgency=low
* Fixed some typos on switchconf
2014-02-16 - Jose M Calhariz <jose.calhariz@ist.utl.pt>
switchconf (0.0.11-1) wheezy; urgency=low
* New upstream version:
* Makefile: add target dist-exp to build distribution files.
* Add flag -f with the path to the configuration file.
* Update debian/rules to version 0.24.
* Update debian/control with new name and email address of Maintainer.
* Update copyright.
2014-01-16 - Jose M Calhariz <jose.calhariz@ist.utl.pt>
switchconf (0.0.10-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* New upstream version:
* Fix return code on error.
* Use syslog system to report errors.
2010-06-01 - Jose Calhariz <jose.calhariz@tagus.ist.utl.pt>
switchconf (0.0.9-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix bashism in a private rule on debian/rules file (Closes: #581451).
* Add remote_fs to dependency of init.d.
* Bump standard version to 3.8.4, no changes needed.
2010-01-13 - Jose Calhariz <jose.calhariz@tagus.ist.utl.pt>
switchconf (0.0.9-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version:
* Remove old version of files when using softlinks (Closes: #553427).
* Use run-parts when available to run scripts (Closes: #563224).
* Call scripts with the name of next configuration (Closes: #563223).
* Locking system to prevent a second run before the first finish.
* Updates to the package:
* Minor updates to debian/rules.
* Upgrade policy to 3.8.3, after the implementation of a locking system
2007-09-09 - Jose Calhariz <jose.calhariz@tagus.ist.utl.pt>
switchconf (0.0.8-1) updates; urgency=low
* move code from Makefile into debian/rules so the Makefile is more
portable for other Linux distributions than Debian

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sword-text-tr_1.2-0ubuntu2_all.deb Textus Receptus (1550/1894) Greek New Testament SWORD module
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