acpi-support-base - scripts for handling base ACPI events such as the power button

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Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename acpi-support-base_0.142-8_all.deb
Package name acpi-support-base
Package version 0.142
Package release 8
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category admin
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Debian Acpi Team <>
Download size 23.39 KB
Installed size 43.00 KB
This package contains scripts to react to various base ACPI events
such as the power button. For more extensive ACPI support, including support
for suspend-to-RAM and for various laptop features, install the package


Package Version Architecture Repository
acpi-support-base_0.142-8_all.deb 0.142 all Debian Main
acpi-support-base - - -


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acpid >= 1.0.4


Name Value
acpi-support << 0.109-1


Type URL
Binary Package acpi-support-base_0.142-8_all.deb
Source Package acpi-support

Install Howto

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




2015-09-24 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* Handle the case of no active dbus. (Closes: #798362)
2015-09-01 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Made package build with the merged libsystemd-dev package.
Thanks to Michael Biebl <> (Closes: #779741)
* Fixed wording in README.Debian to not point to a file that no longer
exists. (Closes: #774311)
* Only try using ck-list-sessions if binary is available. (Closes: #791698)
* Execute xlock in background because it blocks which prevents suspend.
(Closes: #770539)
* Init script now declares DBus system bus as required. (Closes: #769326)
* Made AC check accept more different names for the AC interface.
(Closes: #774110)
2014-11-10 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fixed typo (Closes: #767953)
* Adjust to the fact that AC adapters go by different names.
(Closes: #766632, #767947)
2014-10-21 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* /etc/acpi/ needs to figure out which pm-powersave option to use.
Both, plugging and unplugging, create an ac and a battery event.
(Closes: #761458)
* Make power-funcs work even if ck-list-sessions does not return anything
useful. (Closes: #762176, 763134)
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.6, no changes needed.
* Only accept systemd as power management daemon for some events as it
doesn't handle e.g. battery events. (Closes: #754450)
2014-09-03 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-4) unstable; urgency=high
* SECURITY UPDATE: unquoted variables that are computed from user processes
- quote variables in policy-funcs, power-funcs, screenblank,
- CVE-2014-0484
2014-08-09 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Execute xtrlock in background because it blocks which prevents suspend.
(Closes: #755172)
* Only check for gnome-settings- instaed of gnome-settings-daemon because
/proc/<pid>/stat only lists the first 15 characters
(Closes: #755969)
* Remove some tests for old power management services.
2014-07-18 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-2) unstable; urgency=high
* SECURITY UPDATE: root escalation via race in policy-funcs
- lib/policy-funcs: use the X console user instead of the one from an
arbitrary kded4 or gnome-settings-daemon process.
- also source /usr/share/acpi-support/power-funcs.
- CVE-2014-1419
2014-07-07 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Delete config files that may have been left due to a typo.
* Corrected typo in default file. (Closes: #754055)
* Imported Upstream version 0.142
* Remove all configfiles that were obsoleted by the new version.
* Updated key-constants from latest kernel.
2014-06-30 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.141-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Removed duplicated lines in changelog
* Improve test for running systemd-logind.
Thanks to Marcin Szewczyk <> (Closes: #752781)
* Revert "Simplified check for active display." (Closes: #752283)
* Added option to shutdown system if suspend fails. (Closes: #704428)

See Also

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