cifs-utils - Common Internet File System utilities

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename cifs-utils_6.8-1_amd64.deb
Package name cifs-utils
Package version 6.8
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category otherosfs
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 69.87 KB
Installed size 226.00 KB
The SMB/CIFS protocol provides support for cross-platform file sharing with
Microsoft Windows, OS X, and other Unix systems.
This package provides utilities for managing mounts of CIFS network
file systems.


Package Version Architecture Repository
cifs-utils_6.8-1_i386.deb 6.8 i386 Ubuntu Main
cifs-utils - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.17
libcap-ng0 -
libkeyutils1 >= 1.4
libkrb5-3 >= 1.13~alpha1+dfsg
libpam0g >=
libtalloc2 >= 2.0.4~git20101213
libwbclient0 >= 2:4.0.3+dfsg1
samba-common -


Name Value
smbfs << 2:4.0~rc1-1


Type URL
Binary Package cifs-utils_6.8-1_amd64.deb
Source Package cifs-utils

Install Howto

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




2018-03-29 - Mathieu Parent <>
cifs-utils (2:6.8-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 6.8
- Use new upstream signing key
- Add dependency on python3-docutils for rst2man
* Repository moved to salsa: Update Vcs-* fields
* Remove Christian Perrier (bubulle) from Uploaders.
Thanks for bringing me to the pkg-samba team! (Closes: #894322)
* Caught by lintian:
- Standards-Version: 4.1.3
- Use https form of the copyright-format URL (Debian Policy 4.0.0)
- Bump debhelper to compat 11
- Remove useless Build-Depends on dh-autoreconf
- Update debian/copyright for removed replace.h
- Update debian/watch to use secure URI
- debian/rules: Use /usr/share/dpkg/ instead of calling
2017-03-08 - Mathieu Parent <>
cifs-utils (2:6.7-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- a6662ed: cifs.upcall: switch group IDs when handling an upcall
- 109c189: cifs.upcall: drop capabilities early in program
- ed97e4e: cifs.upcall: allow scraping of KRB5CCNAME out of initiating
task's /proc/<pid>/environ file (Closes: #854607)
- ec387af4: cifs.upcall: trim even more capabilities
- 2dcecd2: cifs.upcall: unset $KRB5CCNAME when creating new credcache from
- 9eaa21e: cifs.upcall: don't do env scraping when uid is 0
- 69949ba: cifs.upcall: use a MEMORY: ccache when instantiating from a keytab
- and more commits...
2017-01-07 - Jelmer Vernooń≥ <>
cifs-utils (2:6.6-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Set architecture to linux-any.
2016-12-16 - Mathieu Parent <>
cifs-utils (2:6.6-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add pam_cifscreds (Closes: #848140, LP: #1611816). Patch by David Mcbride
2016-12-16 - Mathieu Parent <>
cifs-utils (2:6.6-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use correct path in postinst/prerm (Closes: #848275)
2016-12-01 - Mathieu Parent <>
cifs-utils (2:6.6-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add me to uploaders
* Create idmap-plugin symlink using update-alternatives (Closes: #845532).
Thanks Alessandro Larcher for reporting.
2016-09-09 - Mathieu Parent <>
cifs-utils (2:6.6-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* New upstream release
2016-05-03 - Mathieu Parent <>
cifs-utils (2:6.5-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* Move keyutils and winbind from Recommends to Suggests (Closes: #822841)
* Spring cleaning:
- Standards-Version: 3.9.8 (no change)
- Use secure Vcs-* URIs
- Remove cifs-utils.NEWS as mount.cifs is setuid again since 2:5.4-2
- Updated gbp.conf (Old style config section)
- Renamed cifs-utils.lintian to cifs-utils.lintian-overrides
- Updated copyright file
2016-04-24 - Jelmer Vernooij <>
cifs-utils (2:6.5-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Jelmer Vernooij ]
* New upstream release.
* Stop shipping README, which just contains build instructions.
Closes: #758722
* Fix watch URL.
* Bump standards version to 3.9.6 (no changes).
2014-07-17 - Jelmer Vernooij <>
cifs-utils (2:6.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Add branch to Vcs-Git header.
* Remove Luk Claes from uploaders, per his request. Closes: #748494

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