appdata-tools - AppData validation tool

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name appdata-tools
Package version 0.1.7
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 63 B
Download size 28.69 KB
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AppData is a subset of AppStream.
See for more details.
This package contains a tool used to validate AppData files
to conform to specification.


Package Version Architecture Repository
appdata-tools_0.1.7-3_i386.deb 0.1.7 i386 Debian Main
appdata-tools - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 >= 2.22.0
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.35.8
libsoup2.4-1 >= 2.33.92


Type URL
Binary Package appdata-tools_0.1.7-3_amd64.deb
Source Package appdata-tools

Install Howto

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




2014-06-05 - Iain Lane <>
appdata-tools (0.1.7-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Set and create $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR, similarly to how we set $HOME.
* Run tests with VERBOSE=1 to get useful output in case of failure.
* Pass --disable-silent-rules to configure, for better output during the
2014-05-01 - Iain Lane <>
appdata-tools (0.1.7-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Set $HOME to a writable temporary directory for the tests, so dconf works.
* use-realpath-result: Avoid a warn_unused_result warning/FTBFS by taking
the result of realpath()
* remove-screenshots-from-test-data: The screenshot tests require network
access, remove them so we can run the rest.
2014-02-20 - Andreas Henriksson <>
appdata-tools (0.1.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release
* Disable self-tests for now, doesn't work in pbuilder.

See Also

Package Description
apper-data_0.9.1-2_all.deb KDE package management tool using PackageKit (data files)
apper_0.9.1-2_amd64.deb KDE package management tool using PackageKit
appmenu-qt_0.2.6-1_amd64.deb application menu for Qt
approx_5.5-1_amd64.deb caching proxy server for Debian archive files
appstream-doc_0.7.3-1_all.deb Developer documentation for AppStream
appstream-glib-doc_0.3.0-1_all.deb Developer documentation for the libappstream-glib library
appstream-index_0.7.3-1_amd64.deb Software component index generator
appstream-util_0.3.0-1_amd64.deb Software component index generator
aprsdigi_3.5.1-1_amd64.deb digipeater for APRS
apsfilter_7.2.6-1.3_all.deb Magic print filter with automatic file type recognition
apt-build_0.12.45_amd64.deb frontend to apt to build, optimize and install packages
apt-cacher-ng_0.8.0-3_amd64.deb caching proxy server for software repositories
apt-cacher_1.7.10+deb8u2_all.deb Caching proxy server for Debian/Ubuntu software repositories
apt-clone_0.2.2_all.deb Script to create state bundles
apt-cudf_3.3~beta1-3_amd64.deb CUDF solver integration for APT