sysprofile - Modularized system wide shell configuration mechanism

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name sysprofile
Package version 0.3.9
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 73 B
Download size 13.67 KB
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Simple centralized configuration mechanism for flexible maintenance
of the shell specific parts for login to a Debian system.
It has been designed to work with bash.  Other shells have not
been taken in consideration for this version.


Package Version Architecture Repository
sysprofile_0.3.9_all.deb 0.3.9 all Ubuntu Universe
sysprofile - - -


Type URL
Binary Package sysprofile_0.3.9_all.deb
Source Package sysprofile

Install Howto

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




2015-11-28 - Emanuele Rocca <>
sysprofile (0.3.9) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Maintainer field set to QA Group.
* Set debhelper compatibility level to 9. (Closes: #800276)
* Switch to dh(1).
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6.
* Depend on ${misc:Depends} because of debhelper.
* Point to /usr/share/common-licenses in copyright file.
2003-06-20 - Paul Seelig <>
sysprofile (0.3.8) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated /usr/share/doc/sysprofile/examples/etc/sysprofile.d/mc.bash
wrapper which works with mc-4.6.0
* Replace "mkdir /tmp/syslogout" with "mkdir -m 1777 /var/tmp/syslogout"
where possible. Likewise replace "/tmp/syslogout" with "/var/tmp/syslogout".
2003-06-17 - Paul Seelig <>
sysprofile (0.3.7) unstable; urgency=low
* Replaced '/bin/ls' in both /etc/sysprofile and /etc/syslogout
by shell builtin 'echo' command.
* Bumped up Standards version (no changes).
2003-06-17 - Paul Seelig <>
sysprofile (0.3.6) unstable; urgency=low
* Corrected "Debian Linux system" to be "Debian system" in
debian/control file. (Closes: #150888)
* Replaced sysprofile's $DEBUG variable name with (hopefully) unique    
$SYSDEBUG variable name to ensure that it is not to be confused with
$DEBUG variables from other config files (like /etc/bash_completion).
(Closes: #186634)
* Replaced $SYSDEBUG's debug log location definition in both
/etc/sysprofile and /etc/syslogout from '/tmp' to '/var/tmp'.
2002-02-23 - Paul Seelig <>
sysprofile (0.3.5) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed wrong code example in debian/sysprofile.postinst message.
A big thanks to Jack Kern <> for pointing
this out! :-)
2002-01-25 - Paul Seelig <>
sysprofile (0.3.4) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed even more lintian errors: marked all files installed in
/etc as conffiles and reworded postinst to make lintian stop 
claiming non-existing bashisms.
* Added entry DH_COMPAT=3 to debian/rules file.
2001-12-21 - Paul Seelig <>
sysprofile (0.3.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed test for DEBUG in /etc/sysprofile and /etc/syslogout
2001-12-19 - Paul Seelig <>
sysprofile (0.3.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed some of the lintian errors which are listed at
* Added a debugging facility to both sysprofile and syslogout.
* Included even more example *.bash files.
2001-10-04 - Paul Seelig <>
sysprofile (0.3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed faulty su syntax in Xreset examples and added an if statement
to the "sysprofile.d/logout.bash" example file.
* Added a note to both the sysprofile/syslogout README.* and man pages
hinting at each others reverse functionality.
* Enhanced debugging facilities in both 00Standard.bash files.
* Added a few notes to TODO file.
* Added "syslogout.d/rmpgppass.bash" example file.
* Added "syslogout.d/netscape.bash" as unified replacement for the
{communicator,navigator}.bash example files and slightly enhanced
the "syslogout.d/wperfect.bash" example file.
2001-10-02 - Paul Seelig <>
sysprofile (0.3.0) unstable; urgency=low
* Added a commented out if statement which, if uncommented, might be
helpful for debugging to "/etc/sys{profile,logout}.d/00Standard.bash".
* Removed unnecessary X resource file "/etc/X11/Xresources/Sysprofile".
* Decreased verbosity of postinst scripts.
sysprofile (0.2.9) unstable; urgency=low
* Got rid again of syslogin package to avoid confusion and keeping
sysprofile's functions.
* Polished documentation for syslogout and sysprofile.
* Made sysprofile recommend syslogout.
* Has never been released or uploaded.
sysprofile (0.2.8) unstable; urgency=low
* Split sysprofile into three packages: syslogin, syslogout and
sysprofile (the installer package for the former ones).
* Has not been released or even uploaded.

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