tk - The Tk toolkit for Tcl and X11 (default version) - run-time files

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name tk
Package version 8.5.0
Package release 2.1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 7 B
Download size 4.68 KB
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Tk is a cross-platform graphical toolkit which provides the Motif
look-and-feel and is implemented using the Tcl scripting language.
This package is a dependency package, which depends on Debian's default
Tk version (currently 8.5).


Package Version Architecture Repository
tk_8.5.0-2.1_all.deb 8.5.0 all Debian Main
tk - - -


Name Value
tcl = 8.5.0-2.1
tk8.5 >= 8.5.0-1


Name Value
tk8.3 << 8.3.5-11
tk8.4 << 8.4.16-2
tk8.5 << 0.b1-2


Type URL
Binary Package tk_8.5.0-2.1_all.deb
Source Package tcltk-defaults

Install Howto

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




2013-03-19 - Anton Gladky <>
tcltk-defaults (8.5.0-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add Replaces/Conflicts to tcl-dev against tk-tile. (Closes: #703330)
2011-02-06 - Sergei Golovan <>
tcltk-defaults (8.5.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload of 8.5 to unstable (closes: #515984).
* Changed symlink targets for /usr/lib/ and /usr/lib/
to /usr/lib/tcl8.5/ and /usr/lib/tk8.5/ because
the latter files are architecture dependent.
* Added ${misc:Depends} to the binary packages dependency lists because
the package is built using debhelper.
* Bumped standards version to 3.9.1. No changes.
2010-03-17 - Francesco Paolo Lovergine <>
tcltk-defaults (8.5.0-1) experimental; urgency=low
[ Sergei Golovan ]
* Changed the default Tcl/Tk version to 8.5. This means depending on
tcl8.5 and tk8.5 packages (closes: #515984, #516178).
* Removed useless call to dh_desktop in debian/rules.
* Made tcltk-depends adding substvars only if they are present in
debian/control file to suppress dh_gencontrol warnings about unused
substitution variables.
* Added note about ${tclsh:Depends} and ${wish:Depends} to tcltk-depends
[ Francesco Paolo Lovergine ]
* Bumped standards version to 3.8.4. No changes.
2008-01-30 - Sergei Golovan <>
tcltk-defaults (8.4.16-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed clean rule in debian/rules.
* Removed empty directory /usr/share/aclocal from tk-dev package.
* Bumped standards version to 3.7.3.
* Overridden lintian warnings about conflicts of tcl and tk with multiple
versions of Tcl and Tk packages since these conflicts just show which
versions became Tcl/Tk policy compliant.
2007-10-19 - Sergei Golovan <>
tcltk-defaults (8.4.16-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release of the default Tcl/Tk packages. Corresponds to tcl8.4
8.4.16-2 and tk8.4 8.4.16-2 (and newer).

See Also

Package Description
tkabber-plugins_0.11.1-1_all.deb standard plugins for Tkabber, an XMPP (Jabber) client
tkabber_0.11.1-3_all.deb GUI client for XMPP (Jabber) instant messaging protocol
tkcon_2.5-1_all.deb Enhanced interactive console for developing in Tcl
tkcvs_8.2.3-1_all.deb Graphical front-end to CVS and Subversion
tkdesk_2.0-9.1_i386.deb Tk/tcl based X11 Desktop/File manager
tkgate-data_1.8.7-4_all.deb Event driven digital circuit simulator with Tcl/Tk
tkgate-doc_1.8.7-4_all.deb Event driven digital circuit simulator with Tcl/Tk
tkgate_1.8.7-4_i386.deb Event driven digital circuit simulator with Tcl/Tk
tkinfo_2.8-4_all.deb Tcl/Tk Info browser
tkinspect_5.1.6p10-4_all.deb Tk application inspector for developing in Tcl
tklib_0.5-3_all.deb standard Tk Library
tkmib_5.4.3~dfsg-2.8+deb7u1_all.deb SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) MIB browser
tkpng_0.9-1_i386.deb PNG photo image support to Tcl/Tk
tkremind_03.01.12-1_i386.deb Tk GUI interface to remind
tktreectrl_2.2.8-1_i386.deb flexible listbox widget for Tcl/Tk