xauth - X authentication utility

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name xauth
Package version 1.0.10
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 72 B
Download size 24.06 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
xauth is a small utility to read and manipulate Xauthority files, which
are used by servers and clients alike to control authentication and access
to X sessions.


Package Version Architecture Repository
xauth_1.0.10-1_i386.deb 1.0.10 i386 Ubuntu Main
xauth - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libx11-6 -
libxau6 -
libxext6 -
libxmuu1 -


Type URL
Binary Package xauth_1.0.10-1_amd64.deb
Source Package xauth

Install Howto

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




2017-11-21 - Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <pochu@debian.org>
xauth (1:1.0.10-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Colin Watson ]
* Mark xauth Multi-Arch: foreign. (Closes: #695087)
[ Helmut Grohne ]
* Cross satisfiable Build-Depends: annotate cmdtest with <!nocheck>
(Closes: #840085).
[ Emilio Pozuelo Monfort ]
* New upstream release. Closes: #880487.
- Doesn't empty Xauthority file when there's no space left on the
filesystem. Closes: #596630, #684723.
* Bump to debhelper compat 10.
- Rely on that to get autoreconf and verbose builds.
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.1; no changes needed.
2014-07-13 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xauth (1:1.0.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Remove Cyril from Uploaders.
* Disable silent build rules and silent tests.
* Add build-dep on cmdtest for make check.
2012-05-01 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xauth (1:1.0.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2011-06-04 - Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>
xauth (1:1.0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Update Uploaders list. Thanks, David & Brice!
* Wrap Depends.
* Remove long-obsolete Replaces.
* Switch to dh:
- Use dh-autoreconf and quilt sequences.
- Bump dh build-dep and compat.
- Rewrite debian/rules.
- Add a placeholder for quilt.
* Get rid of xsfbs accordingly.
* Bump Standards-Version (no changes needed).
2010-11-03 - Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>
xauth (1:1.0.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Remove myself from Uploaders.
* Rename the build directory to not include DEB_BUILD_GNU_TYPE for no
good reason.  Thanks, Colin Watson!
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* New upstream release.
* Bump xutils-dev build-dep for new macros.
* Fix dh_makeshlibs, dh_shlibdeps, dh_installdeb order.
* Add myself to Uploaders.
2009-12-06 - Brice Goglin <bgoglin@debian.org>
xauth (1:1.0.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Timo Aaltonen ]
* New upstream release.
* Run autoreconf on build. Add build-deps on automake and xutils-dev.
* Parse space-separated DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS, and handle parallel=N.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.3.
* Drop pre-dependency on x11-common. This was needed for upgrades
from sarge.
2008-06-13 - Brice Goglin <bgoglin@debian.org>
xauth (1:1.0.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Drop useless dependency on cpp (closes: #479655).
Thanks, Jon DeVree <jadevree@mtu.edu>!
* Drop Suggests on pdksh and mention of the xauth_switch_to_sun-des-1
script, which isn't shipped in this package.
2008-03-19 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xauth (1:1.0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.7.3
* Drop XS- prefix from Vcs debian/control fields
* Drop debian revisions from Build-Depends to please lintian
2007-09-14 - Brice Goglin <bgoglin@debian.org>
xauth (1:1.0.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add upstream URL to debian/copyright.
* Add myself to Uploaders, and remove Branden with his permission.
2007-05-30 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xauth (1:1.0.2-1) experimental; urgency=low
[ Timo Aaltonen ]
* Split from xbase-clients, new versioning using the module version.
* debian/control:
- Rename Package and Source.
- Remove unnecessary Build-Deps.
- Modify description.
- Replaces: xbase-clients (<= 1:7.2.ds2-3) to make upgrades smoother.
* debian/copyright: Leave only copyright notices that relate to
this package.
* debian/xauth.install, rules: Edit to reflect new packaging.
* debian/xauth.dirs: Remove.
* debian/local/: Remove.
* debian/patches: Remove.
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Add watch file.
* Install the upstream changelog.

See Also

Package Description
xbitmaps_1.1.1-2_all.deb Base X bitmaps
xbrlapi_5.5-4ubuntu2_amd64.deb Access software for a blind person using a braille display - xbrlapi
xclip_0.12+svn84-4build1_amd64.deb command line interface to X selections
xcursor-themes_1.0.4-1_all.deb Base X cursor themes
xdelta3_3.0.11-dfsg-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb Diff utility which works with binary files
xdg-user-dirs-gtk_0.10-2_amd64.deb tool to manage well known user directories (Gtk extension)
xdg-user-dirs_0.17-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb tool to manage well known user directories
xdg-utils_1.1.2-1ubuntu2_all.deb desktop integration utilities from freedesktop.org
xe-guest-utilities_7.10.0-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb daemon for monitoring Xen Virtual machines
xfonts-base_1.0.4+nmu1_all.deb standard fonts for X
xfonts-encodings_1.0.4-2_all.deb Encodings for X.Org fonts
xfonts-scalable_1.0.3-1.1_all.deb scalable fonts for X
xfonts-unifont_10.0.07-1_all.deb PCF (bitmap) version of GNU Unifont
xfonts-utils_7.7+6_amd64.deb X Window System font utility programs
xfsdump_3.1.6+nmu2_amd64.deb Administrative utilities for the XFS filesystem