fbset - framebuffer device maintenance program

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename fbset_2.1-30_i386.deb
Package name fbset
Package version 2.1
Package release 30
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category admin admin::configuring implemented-in::c interface::commandline interface::framebuffer role::program scope::utility use::configuring
Homepage http://users.telenet.be/geertu/Linux/fbdev/
License -
Maintainer Debian QA Group <packages@qa.debian.org>
Download size 120.77 KB
Installed size 238.00 KB
Program to modify settings for the framebuffer devices (/dev/fb[0-9]*
or /dev/fb/[0-9]*) on Linux, like depth, virtual resolution, timing
parameters etc.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fbset_2.1-30_amd64.deb 2.1 amd64 Debian Main
fbset - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
makedev >= 2.3.1-24
udev -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package fbset_2.1-30_i386.deb
Source Package fbset

Install Howto

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




2017-11-12 - Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>
fbset (2.1-30) unstable; urgency=medium
* Line-wrap and sort dependency fields.
* Now using Standards-Version 4.1.1 (no changes needed).
* Switch debhelper compatibility level to 10.
* Switch debian/watch format version to 4.
* Set Rules-Requires-Root to no.
2017-01-19 - Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>
fbset (2.1-29) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Update to Linux kernel 4.10-rc4:
- debian/doc/kernel-doc/: Sync.
- debian/patches/01_kernel_fb.h.patch: Likewise.
- debian/modes/fb.modes.viafb: Likewise.
* Now using Standards-Version 3.9.8 (no changes needed).
* Switch Vcs-Browser to a cgit URL.
* Use https for hadrons.org URLs.
* Switch debian/copyright to machine-readable format 1.0.
* Switch to the dpkg makefile fragments in debian/rules.
* Enable all hardening flags.
2014-03-02 - Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>
fbset (2.1-28) unstable; urgency=low
* Orphan package, set maintainer to Debian QA Group.
* Switch to debhelper compatibility level 9.
* Now using Standards-Version 3.9.5 (no changes needed).
2013-05-15 - Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>
fbset (2.1-27) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove long obsolete and unsupported devfs references from man page.
* Add a fb.modes.openmoko db file to the examples directory, usable with
«fbse -db». Thanks to Timo Juhani Lindfors <timo.lindfors@iki.fi>.
Closes: #594591
* Add support for custom sync flags, by preserving unknown sync bits, a
new -sync db mode option and a new --sync program option to set these.
Thanks David Kozub <zub@linux.fjfi.cvut.cz>. Closes: #678325
2013-05-11 - Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>
fbset (2.1-26) unstable; urgency=low
* Now using Standards-Version 3.9.4 (no changes needed).
* Remove package creation information from debian/copyright.
2011-06-01 - Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org>
fbset (2.1-25) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix some missinformation in fbset(8).
- Use an actual mode (“640x480-60”) instead of “vga” in the example.
- Point to the correct path for the compressed FAQ.
Thanks to Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>. Closes: #577449
* Invert alternative dependency order for “makedev | udev” so that udev
which has a higher priority goes first. Closes: #546865
* Change binary package Architecture field values from any to linux-any.
* Update to Linux kernel 3.0.0-rc1:
- debian/doc/kernel-doc/: Sync.
- debian/patches/01_kernel_fb.h.patch: Likewise.
- debian/patches/07_new_accels.patch: Add more accelerated cards.
* Fix upstream Makefile to support out of tree builds.
* Rework debian/rules targets:
- Create an empty build-indep target.
- Use out of tree builds.
- Merge build and build-udeb into a new build-arch target, and
install and install-udeb into install-arch target, as they are
not parallelizable anyway.
* Now using Standards-Version 3.9.2 (no changes needed).
* Add ${misc:Depends} substvar to fbset-udeb Depends field.
* Remove long obsolete devfs support patch.
* Use dpkg-buildflags to set CPPFLAGS, CFLAGS and LDFLAGS.

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