intltool - Utility scripts for internationalizing XML

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Main amd64
Package filename intltool_0.51.0-2ubuntu1.16.04.1_all.deb
Package name intltool
Package version 0.51.0
Package release 2ubuntu1.16.04.1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category devel
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 43.90 KB
Installed size 177.00 KB
Automatically extracts translatable strings from oaf, glade, bonobo
ui, nautilus theme and other XML files into the po files.
Automatically merges translations from po files back into .oaf files
(encoding to be 7-bit clean). The merging mechanism can also be
extended to support other types of XML files.


Package Version Architecture Repository
intltool_0.51.0-2ubuntu1.16.04.1_all.deb 0.51.0 all Ubuntu Updates Main
intltool_0.51.0-2_all.deb 0.51.0 all Ubuntu Main
intltool_0.51.0-2_all.deb 0.51.0 all Ubuntu Main
intltool - - -


Name Value
automake -
automaken -
file -
gettext >= 0.10.36-1
libxml-parser-perl -
patch -
perl >= 5.8.1


Name Value
xml-i18n-tools -


Type URL
Binary Package intltool_0.51.0-2ubuntu1.16.04.1_all.deb
Source Package intltool

Install Howto

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




2017-09-23 - Vlad Orlov <>
intltool (0.51.0-2ubuntu1.16.04.1) xenial; urgency=medium
* no-guess-builddir.patch: new patch by Aleksander Morgado.
Fixes build of various projects when builddir is not the same
as srcdir (e.g. when running make distcheck). (LP: #1117944)
2016-01-18 - Iain Lane <>
intltool (0.51.0-2) experimental; urgency=medium
* Take patch from upstream bug#1490906 to silence warnings in
intltool-update when run against perl 5.22. (Closes: #788705)
2015-03-16 - Rodney Dawes <>
intltool (0.51.0-1) experimental; urgency=medium
[ Rodney Dawes ]
* New upstream release.
- Support Qt Designer UI files (LP: #953342)
- Do not include full path to source files in template. (LP: #1316777)
- Support spaces around '=' in key files. (LP: #1395561)
- Support single quotes in intltool-extract regex. (LP: #1034153)
* debian/watch:
- Fix search pattern URL to be https.
* debian/
- Bump standards version.
[ Iain Lane ]
* debian/control{,.in}: Update for experimental
2012-03-30 - Jordi Mallach <>
intltool (0.50.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Mark intltool as Multi-Arch: foreign to allow using this as
build dependency for cross-building. Thanks, Wookey! (closes: #664588)
2012-02-26 - Jordi Mallach <>
intltool (0.50.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- fixes backward compatibility issue with 0.41.x (LP: #903340).
* Upload to unstable, as this version seems safer.
* Bump to Standards-Version 3.9.3, with no changes needed.
2012-02-06 - Jordi Mallach <>
intltool (0.50.1-1) experimental; urgency=low
[ Josselin Mouette ]
* Update repository URL.
[ Jordi Mallach ]
* New upstream release.
* Drop 01_NEWS.patch, upstream now ships a generated ChangeLog.
* Drop 02_ignore_hidden.patch, merged upstream.
* Bump to version 3 watch file.
2011-10-15 - Jordi Mallach <>
intltool (0.41.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Set Maintainer to
* Bump Standards-Version from 3.8.0 to 3.9.2; no changes needed.
* Bump Debhelper to v8. Update Build-Depends accordingly.
* Add Depends on ${misc:Depends}.
* debian/watch: don't uupdate, and remove debian/uupdate script.
* debian/copyright: point to versioned GPL-2.
* Add Homepage and Vcs-* fields.
2011-09-23 - Josselin Mouette <>
intltool (0.41.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to 3.0 quilt format.
* 02_ignore_hidden.patch: new patch. Ignore hidden files for 
intltool-update. Closes: #560704.
2010-03-25 - Sebastian Dröge <>
intltool (0.41.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
+ debian/patches/01_NEWS.patch:
- Add NEWS file, generated from the upstream bzr log.
2010-02-26 - Sebastian Dröge <>
intltool (0.41.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #570624):
+ Fixes outdates instructions in README (Closes: #508411).
+ Fixes inconsistencies when /tmp contains po files (Closes: #518533).
+ Ships again and friends (Closes: #484721).
+ Adds ctags stumps to (Closes: #532730).
+ Handles entries with dashes in .desktop files (Closes: #502561).
+ debian/watch,
- Update upstream release location.
+ debian/patches/01_linguas_escaping.patch:
- Dropped, merged upstream.
* debian/patches/01_NEWS.patch:
+ Add NEWS file, generated from the upstream bzr log.

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