checkinstall - installation tracker

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name checkinstall
Package version 1.6.2
Package release 4ubuntu2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 428 B
Download size 94.83 KB
Official Mirror
CheckInstall keeps track of all the files created or
modified by your installation script ("make install"
"make install_modules", "setup", etc), builds a
standard binary package and installs it in your
system giving you the ability to uninstall it with your
distribution's standard package management utilities.


Package Version Architecture Repository
checkinstall_1.6.2-4ubuntu2_i386.deb 1.6.2 i386 Ubuntu Universe
checkinstall - - -


Name Value
dpkg-dev -
file -
libc6 >= 2.14


Type URL
Binary Package checkinstall_1.6.2-4ubuntu2_amd64.deb
Source Package checkinstall

Install Howto

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




2016-12-13 - Brian Morton <>
checkinstall (1.6.2-4ubuntu2) zesty; urgency=medium
* 0012-fix-conffiles.patch: Fix bad pipe/redirect combo
to enable conffiles generation (LP: #1304760)
2013-03-12 - Logan Rosen <>
checkinstall (1.6.2-4ubuntu1) raring; urgency=low
* Merge from Debian unstable. Remaining changes:
- debian/patches/0002-Change-default-configuration.patch: Disable file
system translation by default.
2013-03-08 - Andreas Noteng <>
checkinstall (1.6.2-4) unstable; urgency=low
[ Andreas Noteng ]
* Fix wrong license name in debian/copyright (s/GPL2/GPL2+/)
[ Timo Juhani Lindfors ]
* Add patch 0011-fix-crash-when-sizeof-mode_t-sizeof-int.patch
(closes: #702314)
2012-04-06 - Andreas Noteng <>
checkinstall (1.6.2-3ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low
* Sync from Debian (LP: #975140)
* 0002-Change-default-configuration.patch: Disable file system translation by
default (LP: #78455)
* debian/copyright: fixed GPL-2+ licence name
2012-04-01 - Andreas Noteng <>
checkinstall (1.6.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Don't include empty control fields (closes: #666262)
* Update Standards-Version
- Update debian/copyright to version 1.0
* Don't include directories in conffiles (closes: #655453)
2011-02-09 - Felipe Sateler <>
checkinstall (1.6.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Andreas Noteng ]
* New maintainer (closes: #608238)
* Fix broken watch file
* Change to machine readable copyright file
* Update Standards-Version (no change).
* Remove Breaks: and Replaces: installwatch (package no longer in Debian)
* Fix wrong installwatch copyright information
[ Felipe Sateler ]
* Set file permissions to o=g instead of 644 when --reset-uids is passed
2010-04-15 - Felipe Sateler <>
checkinstall (1.6.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release. Closes: #570510
- Update patches for new upstream release
* Manage patches with gpb-pq
* Update Standards-Version (no changes needed)
* Switch to source format 3.0 (quilt)
- Drop quilt usage
* Drop unnecessary dh_clean override
* Use multiline Build-Depends
* Re-enable filesystem translation by default, it was fixed upstream.
Closes: #510681, #490633, #478312
2009-11-17 - Felipe Sateler <>
checkinstall (1.6.1-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix build failure with glibc 2.10. Thanks Joao Pinto.
Closes: #552860
* Remove backtick from HEREDOC. Closes: #556725
2009-09-24 - Felipe Sateler <>
checkinstall (1.6.1-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Move to debhelper 7
* Add misc:Depends to the Depends line
* Remove dependency on findutils
* Remove dependency on libc headers
* Use correct quilt version
* Update the checkinstall homepage
* Allow overriding architecture in Debian. Closes: #501027
* Document use of quilt in patch management
* Update standards version (no changes needed)
2008-07-24 - Felipe Sateler <>
checkinstall (1.6.1-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Recommend make since it's the most used install tool. (Closes: #487964).
* Use quilt for managing patches to upstream sources.
* Allow Requires to be used in Debian. (Closes: #469639)
* Turn off system translation by default, since it is currently broken.
* Update the Vcs-* tags since we moved to Git.

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