libplib1 - Portability Libraries: Run-time package

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name libplib1
Package version 1.8.5
Package release 8
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.67 KB
Download size 505.79 KB
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Provides a Joystick interface, a simple GUI built on top of OpenGL,
some standard geometry functions, a sound library and a simple scene
graph API built on top of OpenGL.
This package provides the shared libraries. It should be installed
automatically by packages which need it.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libplib1_1.8.5-8_i386.deb 1.8.5 i386 Ubuntu Universe
libplib1 - - -


Name Value
freeglut3 -
libc6 >= 2.15
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libgl1 -
libgl1-mesa-glx -
libstdc++6 >= 5
libx11-6 -


Type URL
Binary Package libplib1_1.8.5-8_amd64.deb
Source Package plib

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libplib1 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libplib1




2017-07-24 - Tobias Frost <>
plib (1.8.5-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Created repository on alioth --> Point VCS-* fields in d/control toward it.
* Bump compat level to 10
* Refactor d/copyright using the maschine-readable d/copyright format.
* Set d/source/format to 3.0 (quilt)
* Refresh patch 04_CVE-2011-4620.diff
* Rewrite d/rules to utilize short debhelper format and fix *.install to
enable Multi-Arch installation.
* Remove ancient Conflict/Replace from d/control
* Enable hardening
* Applying wrap-and-sort
* Fix two spelling errors (new patch 06_spelling_errors.diff)
* Fix "jsJoystick::open() breaks system calibration on Linux" with the patch
from  the BTS. Thanks to Florent Rougon for providing it. (Closes: #787464)
* Bump S-V to 4.0.0 -- no changes necessary.
2014-01-08 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
plib (1.8.5-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Enable hardened build flags
2012-12-05 - Michael Stapelberg <>
plib (1.8.5-6) unstable; urgency=high
* QA upload.
* Apply patch to fix CVE-2012-4552 by Hans de Goede (Closes: #694810).
2012-01-18 - Luk Claes <>
plib (1.8.5-5.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Rebuild source to have -X .la (Closes: #656261).
2012-01-15 - Luk Claes <>
plib (1.8.5-5.1) unstable; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Use vsnprintf to fix buffer overflow CVE-2011-4620 (Closes: #654785).
* Don't install .la file anymore (Closes: #633178).
2009-12-14 - Bradley Smith <>
plib (1.8.5-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix FTBFS on hurd. Thanks to Pino Toscano <>.
Closes: #558790.
2009-05-12 - Bradley Smith <>
plib (1.8.5-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Merge changes to unstable.
* Update Standards-Version to 3.8.1. (No changes).
2009-05-09 - Bradley Smith <>
plib (1.8.5-3) experimental; urgency=low
* Stop replacing Closes: #527506.
2009-02-24 - Bradley Smith <>
plib (1.8.5-2) experimental; urgency=low
* Add 'Provides: plib1.8.4-dev' to libplib-dev.
2009-02-22 - Bradley Smith <>
plib (1.8.5-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release. Closes: #475354.
* debian/control
- Update maintainer email address.
- Rename binary packages.
- Remove obsolote Conflicts/Replaces, and add new ones.
- Fix Vcs-* entries.
* debian/patches
- build_shared_libs - Update soname.
- misc_fixes - Refresh
* Update compat version to 7 and upgrade debhelper build-depends.
* Convert copyright to machine readable format.
* Fix watch file.

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