upower - abstraction for power management

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name upower
Package version 0.99.7
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 536 B
Download size 99.25 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
upower provides an interface to enumerate power sources on the system
and control system-wide power management. Any application can access the
org.freedesktop.UPower service on the system message bus. Some
operations (such as suspending the system) are restricted using PolicyKit.


Package Version Architecture Repository
upower_0.99.7-2_i386.deb 0.99.7 i386 Ubuntu Main
upower - - -


Name Value
dbus -
libc6 >= 2.4
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.41.1
libgudev-1.0-0 >= 147
libimobiledevice6 >= 0.9.7
libplist3 >= 1.11
libupower-glib3 >= 0.99.4-3~
libusb-1.0-0 >= 2:1.0.8
udev -


Type URL
Binary Package upower_0.99.7-2_amd64.deb
Source Package upower

Install Howto

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




2018-01-30 - Iain Lane <laney@debian.org>
upower (0.99.7-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/tests/control: Add a test-dep on python3-dbus, needed for
src/linux/integration-test as of 0.99.7.
* debian/control: Update Vcs-* for salsa.d.o move.
2017-12-06 - Martin Pitt <mpitt@debian.org>
upower (0.99.7-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Michael Biebl ]
* Use https for Vcs-Git and Homepage
* Use https in debian/watch
[ Martin Pitt ]
* New upstream version 0.99.7
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.2. No changes necessary.
* Add lintian override for udev-rule-missing-subsystem.
The file does have a SUBSYSTEM check, just in a separate rule with a
GOTO jump.
2017-09-11 - Martin Pitt <mpitt@debian.org>
upower (0.99.6-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release. Drop patches, included upstream.
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.0.1. No changes necessary.
2017-08-04 - Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org>
upower (0.99.5-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Correctly close inhibitor FD
2017-07-26 - Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org>
upower (0.99.5-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use autoreconf to update the build system
* Bump debhelper compat level to 10 for automatic dh-autoreconf
* Drop custom prerm/postinst code to restart upower on upgrades
* Don't enable upower.service in graphical.target by default
2017-07-25 - Martin Pitt <mpitt@debian.org>
upower (0.99.5-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Martin Pitt ]
* New upstream bug fix release. Drop all patches, included upstream.
* Update config.{guess,sub} during build, as per Policy 4.0.0 ยง4.3.
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.0.0.
* Drop --enable-deprecated configure option, it has been a no-op since 0.99.
[ Michael Biebl ]
* Drop migration code from pre-wheezy.
2016-09-19 - Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org>
upower (0.99.4-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Install typelib files into multiarch paths.
* Mark gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0 and libupower-glib-dev as Multi-Arch: same and
upower-doc as Multi-Arch: foreign.
* Use dh-exec to install architecture specific files.
2016-06-10 - Martin Pitt <mpitt@debian.org>
upower (0.99.4-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* UpKbdBacklight: Don't cache the brightness level, always read
it from sysfs. (LP: #1583861)
* Fix up_client_new() returning an invalid object (that causes crashes on
any operation) when upowerd is not (yet) started. (LP: #1546641)
* debian/libupower-glib3.symbols: Add new symbol from previous patch.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8 (no changes necessary).
2016-02-23 - Martin Pitt <mpitt@debian.org>
upower (0.99.4-2) unstable; urgency=high
* Urgency high as this is a targetted fix for RC bug in testing.
* Fix copy&paste error that called the wrong _complete_ function
for up_daemon_get_critical_action(), causing a segfault.
(Closes: #815590, LP: #1547793)
2016-02-17 - Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org>
upower (0.99.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Run wrap-and-sort -at.
* Drop (Build-)Depends on libdbus-1-dev and libdbus-glib-1-dev. UPower has
been ported to use GDBus.
* Update symbols file for libupower-glib3. A couple of private symbols were
dropped (up_*_glue_*) and new private symbols were added (up_exported_*).
Mark those as optional.
* Use https:// for Vcs-Browser.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.7.

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