libsm6 - X11 Session Management library

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libsm6_1.2.3-1_i386.deb
Package name libsm6
Package version 1.2.3
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category libs role::shared-lib
License -
Maintainer Debian X Strike Force <>
Download size 34.84 KB
Installed size 72.00 KB
This package provides the main interface to the X11 Session Management
library, which allows for applications to both manage sessions, and make use
of session managers to save and restore their state for later use.
This module can be found at


Package Version Architecture Repository
libsm6_1.2.3-1_amd64.deb 1.2.3 amd64 Debian Main
libsm6 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libice6 >= 1:1.0.0
libuuid1 >= 2.16


Type URL
Binary Package libsm6_1.2.3-1_i386.deb
Source Package libsm

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libsm6 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libsm6




2019-02-08 - Andreas Boll <>
libsm (2:1.2.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Let uscan check upstream tarball signatures.
* Update Vcs-* URLs to point to
* Switch to dbgsym package.
* Bump debhelper compat to 11.
* Build-depend on x11proto-dev.
* Move URL from description to Homepage field.
* Set source format to 1.0.
* Switch URLs to https.
* Drop xsfbs from README.source.
* Bump standards version to 4.3.0.
2014-07-13 - Julien Cristau <>
libsm (2:1.2.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Remove Cyril from Uploaders.
* Rewrite debian/rules using dh.  Bump compat to 9, get rid of xsfbs.
2012-04-09 - Julien Cristau <>
libsm (2:1.2.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add missing ${misc:Depends} to libsm-doc.
* Add missing Replaces/Breaks on libsm-dev to the doc package.  Thanks,
Sven Joachim!
2012-04-09 - Julien Cristau <>
libsm (2:1.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Drop 0001-sm.pc-don-t-export-a-dependency-on-ice.patch, applied upstream.
* Don't require (fake)root for debian/rules clean.
* Split the docs to a separate libsm-doc package
- mark libsm-dev Multi-Arch: same, and libsm-doc Multi-Arch: foreign
- don't build the docs in build-arch
* Bump build-deps on xutils-dev, xmlto and xorg-sgml-doctools.
2011-06-11 - Julien Cristau <>
libsm (2:1.2.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ Steve Langasek ]
* Build for multiarch.
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Remove David Nusinow and Brice Goglin from Uploaders.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2.
2010-11-08 - Cyril Brulebois <>
libsm (2:1.2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Rename the build directory to not include DEB_BUILD_GNU_TYPE for no
good reason.  Thanks, Colin Watson!
* Remove myself from Uploaders
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* New upstream release.
* Bump xutils-dev build-dep for new macros.
* Add xmlto, xorg-sgml-doctools, and w3m build-dep for the doc.
* Pass --with-xmlto and --without-fop, we want html and txt only.
* Kill *.xml in the doc directory, no point in shipping them.
* Ship *.html, *.css, and *.txt from the doc directory.
* Switch from --list-missing to --fail-missing for additional safety.
* Add myself to Uploaders.
2009-08-25 - Julien Cristau <>
libsm (2:1.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Move libsm6-dbg to 'debug' section.
* Drop x11-common (pre-)dependencies, this isn't needed anymore.
* Bump libice-dev build-dep to 2:1.0.5.
* Bump xutils-dev build-dep to 1:7.4+4 for new util-macros.
* Add README.source from xsfbs, bump Standards-Version to 3.8.3.
* Look for space-separated DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS.
2009-02-16 - Julien Cristau <>
libsm (2:1.1.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable.
2008-07-18 - Julien Cristau <>
libsm (2:1.1.0-1) experimental; urgency=low
[ Brice Goglin ]
* Use ${binary:Version} instead of the deprecated ${Source-Version}.
[ Julien Cristau ]
* New upstream release.
- generate client IDs using libuuid instead of gethostbyname()
* Switch to running autoreconf at build time; clean up in debian/rules
clean, and build-depend on automake, libtool and xutils-dev.
* Drop -1 debian revisions from build-deps.
* Stop handling nostrip explicitly in debian/rules (dh_strip does it
already), and allow parallel builds using sample code from policy.
* Add myself to Uploaders.
* Don't export a dependency on ice in sm.pc.

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