tk8.6 - Tk toolkit for Tcl and X11 v8.6 - windowing shell

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name tk8.6
Package version 8.6.8
Package release 4
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 40 B
Download size 12.04 KB
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Tk is a cross-platform graphical toolkit which provides the Motif
look-and-feel and is implemented using the Tcl scripting language.
This package contains the windowing Tcl/Tk shell (wish).


Package Version Architecture Repository
tk8.6_8.6.8-4_i386.deb 8.6.8 i386 Ubuntu Main
tk8.6 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.2.5
libtcl8.6 >= 8.6.0
libtk8.6 >= 8.6.0


Name Value
libtk-img << 1.2.5
tk40 <= 4.0p3-2


Type URL
Binary Package tk8.6_8.6.8-4_amd64.deb
Source Package tk8.6

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install tk8.6 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install tk8.6




2018-03-24 - Sergei Golovan <>
tk8.6 (8.6.8-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add a patch which sets the default font sizes in points instead of pixels.
* Add a patch by upstream which fixes Tk behaviour over untrusted X
connections (closes: 888581).
* Add the Salse VCS headers.
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 10.
2018-02-23 - Sergei Golovan <>
tk8.6 (8.6.8-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Rebuild using tcl8.6-dev 8.6.8+dfsg-3 which isn't linked against libieee
* Fix a spelling error in a patch description.
2018-01-04 - Sergei Golovan <>
tk8.6 (8.6.8-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Removed the libtk8.6-dbg package which is no longer necessary, as
there is an automatically created mechanism for creating debug packages
(closes: #885894).
* Bumped standards version to 4.1.3.
2017-12-25 - Sergei Golovan <>
tk8.6 (8.6.8-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Replaced the libtk8.6-dbg package priority to optional.
* Bumped standards version to 4.1.2.
2017-08-10 - Sergei Golovan <>
tk8.6 (8.6.7-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release (closes: #860927).
* Refreshed patches.
* Arch-qualify TCL_CC.
* Sort the object files inside the static library using the C locale to make
the build reproducible (closes: #818753).
* Don't add ldconfig trigger manually since dh_makeshlibs can do it iself.
* Bumped standards version to 4.0.0.
2016-07-28 - Sergei Golovan <>
tk8.6 (8.6.6-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Bumped standards version to 3.9.8.
2016-03-03 - Sergei Golovan <>
tk8.6 (8.6.5-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Dropped the +dfsg suffix because the upstream tarball is DFSG-free again.
2016-01-16 - Sergei Golovan <>
tk8.6 (8.6.4+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Replaced calling ldconfig in postinst/postrm scripts by a trigger
(closes: #811123).
2015-05-05 - Sergei Golovan <>
tk8.6 (8.6.4+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Upload to unstable.
2015-03-13 - Sergei Golovan <>
tk8.6 (8.6.4+dfsg-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Upload to experimental because of the jessie freeze.

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