laptop-detect - attempt to detect a laptop

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name laptop-detect
Package version 0.13.7
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 56 B
Download size 5.10 KB
Official Mirror
laptop-detect attempts to determine whether it is being run on a laptop or a
desktop and appraises its caller of this.


Package Version Architecture Repository
laptop-detect_0.13.7_i386.deb 0.13.7 i386 Debian Main
laptop-detect - - -


Name Value
dmidecode >> 2.8-2


Type URL
Binary Package laptop-detect_0.13.7_amd64.deb
Source Package laptop-detect

Install Howto

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




2008-08-04 - Otavio Salvador <>
laptop-detect (0.13.7) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix package description. Closes: #493707
2008-04-28 - Otavio Salvador <>
laptop-detect (0.13.6) unstable; urgency=low
* Add copyright information at debian/copyright
* Change package priority to optional. Closes: #478210
2008-02-03 - Otavio Salvador <>
laptop-detect (0.13.5) unstable; urgency=low
[ Joey Hess ]
* Support the /sys power interface in 2.6.24. Closes: #463662
2007-12-16 - Otavio Salvador <>
laptop-detect (0.13.4) unstable; urgency=low
* Bump standards-version to 3.7.3 (no changes required)
* Replace XS-VCS-* fields with the now supported VCS-* ones
2007-12-16 - Otavio Salvador <>
laptop-detect (0.13.3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Thom May ]
* Remove myself from Maintainers/Uploaders
[ Otavio Salvador ]
* Applied patch from Sven Joachim <> to hide modprobe
error messages. Closes: #438093
2007-07-17 - Otavio Salvador <>
laptop-detect (0.13.2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Otavio Salvador ]
* Drop the hack used during the package building and use dependencies
architeture specific handling for it.
* Add versioned dependency to dmidecode 2.8-2 since we use chassis-type.
* Add XS-VCS-{Git,Browser} fields.
[ Tormod Volden ]
* Load battery module before probing for acpi
batteries. Closes: #432407
2007-05-26 - Otavio Salvador <>
laptop-detect (0.13.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Change package priority to important to match override.
* Revert conversion to architecture independent package since dpkg lacks
support to handle architecture specific dependencies, execept for the
building ones.
2007-05-25 - Otavio Salvador <>
laptop-detect (0.13) unstable; urgency=low
* Merge changes done by Joey Hess: Closes: #412775
- Merge changes from Ubuntu:
. Check that '/dev/mem' is readable before running 'dmidecode'
. Add support for looking for an APM battery
Closes: #314874
- Current standards-version.
- Use debhelper's udeb support.
* Simplifie dmidecode checking code. Thanks to "Steinar H. Gunderson"
<> by the suggestion. Closes: #381957
* Apply patch from Sven Mueller <> to add verbosing
options and usage help. Closes: #382119
* Repack to remove {arch} files. Closes: #382112
* Add a man page contributed by "Franklin PIAT" <>.
Closes: #396637
* Convert to arch all. Closes: #355727
* Convert to use CDBS for package building
2005-06-14 - Thom May <>
laptop-detect (0.12.1) unstable; urgency=low
* First upload to Debian. Add Otavio Salvador as an Uploader.
2005-06-10 - Colin Watson <>
laptop-detect (0.12) breezy; urgency=low
* Fix argument positioning warning with new findutils.

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