openssh-known-hosts - download, filter and merge known_hosts for OpenSSH

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename openssh-known-hosts_0.6.2-1_all.deb
Package name openssh-known-hosts
Package version 0.6.2
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category universe/net
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 9.26 KB
Installed size 111.00 KB
This package allows you to download public hostkeys from multiple sources,
filter the hostnames coming with them and merge them together into one
file for use by OpenSSH. Plugins included:
* curl (optional GnuPG verification)
* rsync (optional GnuPG verification)
* psql
* symlink
New plugins can easily be written.


Package Version Architecture Repository
openssh-known-hosts_0.6.2-1_all.deb 0.6.2 all Ubuntu Universe
openssh-known-hosts - - -


Name Value
lockfile-progs -


Type URL
Binary Package openssh-known-hosts_0.6.2-1_all.deb
Source Package openssh-known-hosts

Install Howto

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




2015-02-17 - Timo Weingärtner <>
openssh-known-hosts (0.6.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version
* fix invalid-short-name-in-dep5-copyright lintian warning
* Bump Standards-Version
2014-03-10 - Timo Weingärtner <>
openssh-known-hosts (0.6.1-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* postrm: only act on purge, don't fail when empty
2014-02-26 - Timo Weingärtner <>
openssh-known-hosts (0.6.1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* postinst: check for dangling but possibly correct symlink
* Upload to unstable (Closes: #534891)
2014-02-19 - Timo Weingärtner <>
openssh-known-hosts (0.6.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Avoid German-isms in Description:
Thanks to Philipp Kern <>
* add random sleep to cron.d file to reduce DDoS effects on servers
* New upstream version
* rely on dh_usrlocal
* Bump Standards Version to 3.9.5.
* debian/watch: use github directly
2013-01-10 - Timo Weingärtner <>
openssh-known-hosts (0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version with hostname filtering.
* Bump Standards Version to 3.9.4.
* Drop dash Depends: (dash is essential)
* use copyright-format 1.0
* add watch file
* add Homepage: and Vcs-*: fields
* update maintainerscripts:
+ add postrm to clean up cache and lib dirs
+ no longer remove stuff on upgrades in prerm
2010-07-10 - Timo Weingärtner <>
openssh-known-hosts (0.5) fsmi-squeeze; urgency=low
* Fix fd redirection (Errors went into ssh_known_hosts).
2010-07-10 - Timo Weingärtner <>
openssh-known-hosts (0.4) fsmi-squeeze; urgency=low
* Don't update ssh_known_hosts if nothing changed.
* Plugin curl: Allow passing of CURL_OPTIONS.
* Update copyright years.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.0.
2010-04-28 - Timo Weingärtner <>
openssh-known-hosts (0.3) fsmi-squeeze; urgency=low
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.4, no changes needed.
* Use dh in debian/rules.
* Remove /usr/local/share/openssh-known-hosts in prerm.
* Add debian/source/format.
* Quote umlauts in manpage.
2009-06-28 - Timo Weingärtner <>
openssh-known-hosts (0.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add examples.
* Add optional GnuPG verification in curl and rsync plugins.
* Rename update-known-hosts to update-$package and install it in /usr/sbin.
2009-06-24 - Timo Weingärtner <>
openssh-known-hosts (0.1) fsmi-lenny; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

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