mgetty-fax - Faxing tools for mgetty

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename mgetty-fax_1.2.1-1_amd64.deb
Package name mgetty-fax
Package version 1.2.1
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/comm
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 138.98 KB
Installed size 493.00 KB
The fax subsystem of the mgetty package.
This subsystems has the enhancements that are needed to send and receive
faxes with mgetty and a Class 2 faxmodem.
The program 'mgetty' allows you to use a fax modem for receiving faxes
and handling external logins without interfering with outgoing calls.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mgetty-fax_1.2.1-1_i386.deb 1.2.1 i386 Ubuntu Universe
mgetty-fax - - -


Name Value
cron -
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.15
mgetty = 1.2.1-1
perl -


Name Value
mgetty <= 1.1.30-9


Name Value
mgetty -


Type URL
Binary Package mgetty-fax_1.2.1-1_amd64.deb
Source Package mgetty

Install Howto

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




2018-10-06 - Andreas Barth <>
mgetty (1.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Bump upstream version to 1.2.1, amongst others:
Harden faxq and faxrunq and others, fixes
CVE-2018-16745, CVE-2018-16744, CVE-2018-16741, CVE-2018-16743, CVE-2018-16742.
Closes: #910448
2017-09-17 - Adrian Bunk <>
mgetty (1.1.36-3.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add patch from Hilko Bengen to fix FTBFS with gcc 7.
(Closes: #853548)
2016-07-08 - Andreas Barth <>
mgetty (1.1.36-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add build-arch and build-indep targets in debian/rules. Closes: #822056
* Replace the list of 64-bit architectures by __LP64__. Closes: #775518
Thanks to James Cowgill for the fix.
* Add debian/watch with signatures. Closes: #747491
Thanks to David Gilman.
* Add pt_BR translation. Closes: #795379
Thanks to Eder L. Marques.
2014-10-12 - Peter Michael Green <>
mgetty (1.1.36-2.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add arm64 to the list of 64-bit architectures. Closes: #764924
2014-01-15 - Andreas Barth <>
mgetty (1.1.36-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Don't ship folders within /var/run or /var/lock anymore. Closes: #689899
* fix FTBFS with perl 5.18. Closes: #719501
* faxspool: convert pdf file directly with ghostscript
2010-03-20 - Christian Perrier <>
mgetty (1.1.36-1.6) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Bump debhelper compatibility to 7
* As a consequence, replace "dh_clean -k" calls by "dh_prep"
* Add ${misc:Depends} to packages dependencies to properly insert
dependencies implied by the use of debhelper
* Depend on "dpkg (>= 1.15.4) | install-info" for install-info
* Remove empty mgetty-docs.{postinst|prerm} files
* Fix pending l10n issues. Debconf translations:
- Finnish (Esko Arajärvi).  Closes: #536518
2008-10-27 - Christian Perrier <>
mgetty (1.1.36-1.5) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix pending l10n issues. Debconf translations:
- Russian. Closes: #494718
- Spanish. Closes: #501805
- Basque. Closes: #503226
2008-09-13 - Nico Golde <>
mgetty (1.1.36-1.4) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Update debian/patches/78-insecure-tmp-usage to not create the spool
directory already created by mktemp (Closes: #498705).
2008-09-05 - Nico Golde <>
mgetty (1.1.36-1.3) unstable; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team.
* Fix insecure use of temporary file names that could lead to a symlink
(debian/patches/78-insecure-tmp-usage; No CVE id yet; Closes: #496403)
2008-07-12 - Chris Lamb <>
mgetty (1.1.36-1.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix bashism in debian/rules (Closes: #484406)
* debian/control:
- Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.0.
- Use new upstream URL in Homepage field, remove old URL from long
- Use ${binary:Version} relations instead of deprecated ${Source-Version}.
- Replace numerous dependencies on gs-* with ghostscript.
- Replace tetex-bin Build-Depends with texlive.
- Remove xlibs-dev from Build-Depends.
* Replace deprecated "" usage of chown in mgetty-voice.postinst.

See Also

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mgetty-viewfax_1.2.1-1_amd64.deb Program for displaying Group-3 Fax files under X
mgetty-voice_1.2.1-1_amd64.deb Voicemail handler for mgetty
mgetty_1.2.1-1_amd64.deb Smart Modem getty replacement
mgp_1.13a+upstream20090219-11_amd64.deb MagicPoint — an X11-based presentation tool
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mha4mysql-node_0.58-1_all.deb Master High Availability Manager and Tools for MySQL, Node Package
mhap_2.1.3+dfsg-2_all.deb locality-sensitive hashing to detect long-read overlaps
mhc-utils_1.2.1-1_all.deb utilities for the MHC schedule management system
mhc_1.2.1-1_all.deb schedule management tool for Emacs
mhddfs_0.1.39+nmu1ubuntu2_amd64.deb file system for unifying several mount points into one
mhonarc_2.6.19-2_all.deb Mail to HTML converter