libx11-dev - X11 client-side library (development headers)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libx11-dev_1.6.7-1_i386.deb
Package name libx11-dev
Package version 1.6.7
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:c devel::library implemented-in::c libdevel role::devel-lib x11::library
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Debian X Strike Force <>
Download size 836.21 KB
Installed size 2.42 MB
This package provides a client interface to the X Window System, otherwise
known as 'Xlib'.  It provides a complete API for the basic functions of the
window system.
This package contains the development headers for the library found in
libx11-6. Non-developers likely have little use for this package.
More information about X.Org can be found at:
This module can be found at


Package Version Architecture Repository
libx11-dev_1.6.7-1_amd64.deb 1.6.7 amd64 Debian Main
libx11-dev - - -


Name Value
libx11-6 = 2:1.6.7-1
libxau-dev >= 1:1.0.0-1
libxcb1-dev -
libxdmcp-dev >= 1:1.0.0-1
x11proto-core-dev >= 7.0.17
x11proto-input-dev -
x11proto-kb-dev -
xtrans-dev -


Type URL
Binary Package libx11-dev_1.6.7-1_i386.deb
Source Package libx11

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libx11-dev deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libx11-dev




2018-10-09 - Timo Aaltonen <>
libx11 (2:1.6.7-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
- fix video freezing in firefox with amdgpu
* upstream: Add key from Matt Turner.
2018-08-22 - Andreas Boll <>
libx11 (2:1.6.6-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
- Fixes CVE-2018-14598, CVE-2018-14599 and CVE-2018-14600.
* Move libx11-doc from Recommends to Suggests (Closes: #648443).
* Add debian/README.source
* Set source format to 1.0.
* Bump standards version to 4.2.0.
2018-03-18 - Julien Cristau <>
libx11 (2:1.6.5-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add Matt Turner's key to d/u/signing-key.asc
* New upstream release.
* Update VCS metadata for move to salsa.
2017-01-28 - Julien Cristau <>
libx11 (2:1.6.4-3) unstable; urgency=high
[ Emilio Pozuelo Monfort ]
* debian/libx11-6.symbols: use arch-bits=64 rather than listing all
64-bits architectures, which is not future-proof.
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Fix two regressions introduced in 2:1.6.4-1:
+ Fix wrong Xfree in XListFonts failure path
+ Revert cs_CZ.UTF-8 XLC_LOCALE to en_US.UTF-8 (closes: #847345)
* Build-depend on dpkg-dev 1.18.0 for arch-bits support in dpkg-gensymbols.
2016-12-06 - Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <>
libx11 (2:1.6.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix arch:all-only build.
2016-12-06 - Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <>
libx11 (2:1.6.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Andreas Boll ]
* New upstream release.
- Fixes CVE-2016-7942 and CVE-2016-7943 (Closes: #840439).
* Bump libxcb1-dev build-dep to 1.11.1 per
* Update a bunch of URLs in packaging to https.
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Update d/upstream/signing-key.asc with Matthieu Herrb's key.
[ Emilio Pozuelo Monfort ]
* Cherry-pick upstream commit 20a3f99 to plug a memory leak in the
security fix.
* Bump debhelper compat to 10.
* Switch from old debhelper to dh.
* Drop workaround for old tarballs not shipping some files.
* Switch to -dbgsym packages.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8, no changes.
* Drop libtool and automake build dependencies, debhelper takes
care of that for us now.
2015-04-30 - Julien Cristau <>
libx11 (2:1.6.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Drop 006_tailor_pt_BR.UTF-8_Compose.diff, no longer necessary.
* Rediff 003_recognize_glibc_2.3.2_locale_names.diff.
* Let uscan verify tarball signatures.
2014-08-18 - Cyril Brulebois <>
libx11 (2:1.6.2-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Julien Cristau ]
* libx11-6.symbols: yet another 64bit arch (ppc64el).  Closes: #749728.
2014-05-11 - Julien Cristau <>
libx11 (2:1.6.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Yet more 64 bit archs in symbols file: mips64{,el} (closes: #722088).
* Remove Cyril Brulebois from Uploaders.
* Bump debhelper compat level from 5 to 7.
* Switch from to standard quilt patching.
[ Colin Watson ]
* Declare libx11-xcb-dev Multi-Arch: same (closes: #727231).
2013-10-03 - Maarten Lankhorst <>
libx11 (2:1.6.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* So apparently the 64-bit powerpc port is called ppc64 (closes: #613820).
[ Maarten Lankhorst ]
* New upstream release.

See Also

Package Description
libx11-doc_1.6.7-1_all.deb X11 client-side library (development documentation)
libx11-freedesktop-desktopentry-perl_0.04-4_all.deb perl interface to .desktop files
libx11-guitest-perl_0.28-2+b1_i386.deb collection of functions for X11 GUI testing/interaction
libx11-keyboard-perl_1.4-7_all.deb keyboard support functions for X11
libx11-protocol-other-perl_30-1_all.deb miscellaneous X11::Protocol helpers
libx11-protocol-perl_0.56-7_all.deb Perl module for the X Window System Protocol, version 11
libx11-windowhierarchy-perl_0.004-1_all.deb Perl module for retrieving the current X11 window hierarchy
libx11-xcb-dev_1.6.7-1_i386.deb Xlib/XCB interface library (development headers)
libx11-xcb-perl_0.18-1+b1_i386.deb perl bindings for libxcb
libx11-xcb1_1.6.7-1_i386.deb Xlib/XCB interface library
libx12-parser-perl_0.80-2_all.deb Perl module for parsing X12 Transaction files
libx264-155_0.155.2917+git0a84d98-2_i386.deb x264 video coding library
libx264-dev_0.155.2917+git0a84d98-2_i386.deb development files for libx264
libx265-165_2.9-4_i386.deb H.265/HEVC video stream encoder (shared library)
libx265-dev_2.9-4_i386.deb H.265/HEVC video stream encoder (development files)