phonon - multimedia framework from KDE - metapackage

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name phonon
Package version
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 55 B
Download size 14.94 KB
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Phonon is the Qt 4 multimedia API, which provides a task-oriented abstraction
layer for capturing, mixing, processing, and playing audio and video content.
This metapackage ensures that the system has a working Phonon configuration
installed (the core library and at least one back-end).


Package Version Architecture Repository
phonon_4.6.0.0-3_i386.deb i386 Debian Main
phonon - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libphonon4 >= 4:
phonon-backend -
phonon-backend-vlc -


Type URL
Binary Package phonon_4.6.0.0-3_amd64.deb
Source Package phonon

Install Howto

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




2013-01-26 - Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer <>
phonon (4: unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Add phonon-backend-xine transitional package, transition to the vlc
backend. This fixes the "Could not perform immediate configuration on
'phonon-backend-vlc'" apt error on upgrades from squeeze (Closes: #669278).
Thanks Andreas Beckmann for the patch to fix this issue.
2012-04-27 - Debian Qt/KDE Maintainers <>
phonon (4: unstable; urgency=low
[ Debconf translation updates ]
* Polish (Michał Kułach). (Closes: #670645)
[ Fathi Boudra ]
* Bump Build-Depends on Qt to >= 4.8.1.
* Bump debian/compat to 8.
2012-04-24 - Didier Raboud <>
phonon (4: experimental; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ Felix Geyer ]
* Convert for multiarch.
- Bump Build-Depends on Qt to >= 4.8.
- Bump Build-Depends on debhelper to >= 8.1.3~.
- Install libraries to multiarch paths.
- Mark libraries Multi-Arch:same.
- Change phonon and phonon-backend-null to arch:any and Multi-Arch:same.
- Update no_rpath.patch to include multiarch lib paths.
- Fix debconf prompt to cope with multi-arch:same packages.
[ Didier Raboud ]
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 without changes needed.
2012-02-19 - Debian Qt/KDE Maintainers <>
phonon (4: unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (4.6.0):
- add .0 to the upstream version in order to kill "really" suffix.
[ Debconf translation updates ]
* Italian (Francesca Ciceri). (Closes: #656468)
[ Sune Vuorela ]
* Make phonon conflicts with the xine backend. People must migrate away
[ Modestas Vainius ]
* Adapt findqt4_optional_x11.diff to upstream changes.
* Adapt no_rpath.patch to upstream changes.
* Add globaldescriptioncontainer.h to phonon-inc.patch.
* Refresh phonon_is_not_forced_in_KDE.diff.
* Update install files.
2011-12-20 - Debian Qt/KDE Maintainers <>
phonon (4:4.6.0really4.5.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
[ Pino Toscano ]
* Update the patches:
- phonon-inc.patch: adapt to the new version
- phonon_is_not_forced_in_KDE.diff: refresh
- upstream_PHONON_EXPORT_DEPRECATED.diff: drop, applied upstream
- upstream_pulse-Use-qPow-as-pow-is-sometimes-not-found.patch: drop,
applied upstream
* debian/watch: update for the new path and format of tarballs.
* Update the symbols files.
2011-12-02 - Debian Qt/KDE Maintainers <>
phonon (4:4.6.0really4.5.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
[ Pino Toscano ]
* Backport upstream patch to switch from pow() to qPow(). (Closes: #650708)
(commit d7d3a08, upstream_pulse-Use-qPow-as-pow-is-sometimes-not-found)
[ Debconf translation updates ]
* Dutch (Jeroen Schot). (Closes: #637506)
* Japanese (Hideki Yamane). (Closes: #626849)
* Slovak (Slavko). (Closes: #641958)
2011-09-10 - Debian Qt/KDE Maintainers <>
phonon (4:4.6.0really4.5.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
[ Pino Toscano ]
* Do not make X11 mandatory for phonon and its backends (patch
findqt4_optional_x11.diff). (Closes: #641111)
2011-06-23 - Debian Qt/KDE Maintainers <>
phonon (4:4.6.0really4.5.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
[Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer]
* Add a B-D on libqzeitgeist-dev.

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