bsdutils - basic utilities from 4.4BSD-Lite

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Main i386
Package filename bsdutils_2.27.1-6ubuntu3.8_i386.deb
Package name bsdutils
Package version 2.27.1
Package release 6ubuntu3.8
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category utils
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 51.61 KB
Installed size 218.00 KB
This package contains the bare minimum of BSD utilities needed for a
Debian system: logger, renice, script, scriptreplay, and wall. The
remaining standard BSD utilities are provided by bsdmainutils.


Package Version Architecture Repository
bsdutils_2.27.1-6ubuntu3.9_amd64.deb 2.27.1 amd64 Ubuntu Proposed Main
bsdutils_2.27.1-6ubuntu3.9_i386.deb 2.27.1 i386 Ubuntu Proposed Main
bsdutils_2.27.1-6ubuntu3.8_amd64.deb 2.27.1 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Main
bsdutils_2.27.1-6ubuntu3_i386.deb 2.27.1 i386 Ubuntu Main
bsdutils_2.27.1-6ubuntu3_amd64.deb 2.27.1 amd64 Ubuntu Main
bsdutils - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.16
libsystemd0 -


Name Value
bash-completion << 1:2.1-4.1~


Type URL
Binary Package bsdutils_2.27.1-6ubuntu3.8_i386.deb
Source Package util-linux

Install Howto

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




2019-08-22 - Eric Desrochers <>
util-linux (2.27.1-6ubuntu3.8) xenial; urgency=medium
* d/p/prevent-fstrim-inside-container.patch:
- Prevent fstrim to run inside a container environment.
(LP: #1589289)
* d/fstrim-all.cron: Prevent cron.weekly to fstrim if inside a
2019-04-02 - Manoj Iyer <>
util-linux (2.27.1-6ubuntu3.7) xenial; urgency=medium
* d/patches/lscpu-cleanup-DMI-detection-return-codes.patch:
Cherry pick upstream patch to fix correctly identifying 
virtualization type.
LP: #1764628
2018-05-16 - Julian Andres Klode <>
util-linux (2.27.1-6ubuntu3.6) xenial; urgency=medium
* d/patches/lscpu-make-min-max-freq-arrays-usage-more-robust.patch,
Cherry pick upstream patches to avoid SEGV in min/max frequency.
LP: #1771345
2018-02-01 - Julian Andres Klode <>
util-linux (2.27.1-6ubuntu3.5) xenial; urgency=medium
* d/patches/lscpu-Read-available-CPUs-max-and-min-frequencies.patch,
Backport upstream fixes to correctly read minimum and maximum
CPU frequencies on ppc64 when some cpus are guarded or offline.
LP: #1732865
2017-11-03 - Joy Latten <>
util-linux (2.27.1-6ubuntu3.4) xenial; urgency=medium
* Add --with-audit to rules file and libaudit-dev to build depenedencies.
The hwclock needs audit defined in order to create audit records when
time is changed. (LP: #1722313)
2017-05-18 - Ike Panhc <>
util-linux (2.27.1-6ubuntu3.3) xenial; urgency=medium
* Cherrypick upstream fix to prevent lscpu crash on arm64 by
accessing DMI in sysfs instead of /dev/mem. LP: #1674258
2016-12-16 - Dimitri John Ledkov <>
util-linux (2.27.1-6ubuntu3.2) xenial; urgency=medium
* Cherrypick upstream fix to prevent segfaults in getopt by ensuring
that options array is correctly terminated. LP: #1577460
2016-05-25 - Sebastien Bacher <>
util-linux (2.27.1-6ubuntu3.1) xenial; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/git_hybrid_cds.patch:
- backport upstream fix to make hybrid disk work again, should resolve
some disks like video DVDs not showing in the desktop interface
(lp: #1584509)
2016-04-13 - Simon Deziel <>
util-linux (2.27.1-6ubuntu3) xenial; urgency=medium
* Add debian/patches/script-use-empty-slave.patch taken from
upstream git (LP: #1553353, Closes: #820843)
2016-03-30 - Martin Pitt <>
util-linux (2.27.1-6ubuntu2) xenial; urgency=medium
* Add upstream-lscpu-powerpc.patch: lscpu: Fix model and model name on Power
Systems. (Backported from upstream trunk). (LP: #1563514)

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