libgksu2-dev - library providing su and sudo functionality (development files)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libgksu2-dev
Package version 2.0.13~pre1
Package release 8
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 236 B
Download size 55.26 KB
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This library comes from the gksu program. It provides a simple
API to use su and sudo in programs that need to execute tasks
as other user. It provides X authentication facilities for running
programs in an X session.
This package contains the development files.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libgksu2-dev_2.0.13~pre1-8_i386.deb 2.0.13~pre1 i386 Debian Main
libgksu2-dev - - -


Name Value
libgconf2-dev -
libgksu2-0 = 2.0.13~pre1-8
libglib2.0-dev -
libgnome-keyring-dev -
libstartup-notification0-dev -


Type URL
Binary Package libgksu2-dev_2.0.13~pre1-8_amd64.deb
Source Package libgksu

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libgksu2-dev deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libgksu2-dev




2014-09-06 - Balint Reczey <>
libgksu (2.0.13~pre1-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* Adding myself to uploaders
* Convert packaging to Debhelper
* Build-depend on dh-autoreconf
* Regenerate makefile structure (Closes: #749167, #757782)
* Drop (build-)dependency on cdbs and xbase-clients to keep lintian happy
* Use canonical VCS URLs to keep Lintian happy
[Cody Russell]
* Fix crash with RGBA colormap (Closes: #561379)
[Hideki Yamane]
* Add Japanese translation (Closes: #503461)
[Roland Clobus]
* Fix unguarded variable (Closes: #537718)
2014-05-03 - Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <>
libgksu (2.0.13~pre1-7) unstable; urgency=low
[ Josselin Mouette ]
* Update repository URL.
[ Emilio Pozuelo Monfort ]
* debian/patches/03_makefile_spaces.patch:
+ New patch, fix build with make 4.0.
2011-12-07 - Martin Pitt <>
libgksu (2.0.13~pre1-6) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/ Fix Vcs-* URL.
* debian/patches/02_format-security.patch: The previous fix exposed a logic
flaw which caused a NULL pointer crash if calling sudo was successful. Fix
this. (LP: #898874)
2011-10-24 - Michael Biebl <>
libgksu (2.0.13~pre1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to dpkg source format 3.0 (quilt).
* debian/
- Wrap dependencies.
- Remove obsolete versioned Build-Depends on dpkg-dev.
- Add ${misc:Depends} to libgksu2-dev.
- Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2. No further changes.
- Remove obsolete Conflicts/Replaces.
* debian/patches/02_format-security.patch:
- Fix build failure with [-Werror=format-security]. Closes: #643423
* debian/patches/28_ld_no_as_needed.patch:
- Fix build failures with binutils-gold. Thanks Matthias Klose for the
patch. Closes: #555180
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 8.
- Update Build-Depends on debhelper.
- Strip debian/tmp/ from .install files and simplify them a bit.
2011-01-24 - Josselin Mouette <>
libgksu (2.0.13~pre1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* ru.po: updated Russian translation by Alexander Sashanov.
Closes: #609130, #609141.
2010-11-21 - Josselin Mouette <>
libgksu (2.0.13~pre1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* pt_BR.po: updated Brazilian Portuguese translation by Sérgio 
Cipolla. Closes: #601168.
* 01_tcdrain_kfreebsd.patch: patch from Petr Salinger. Don’t use 
tcdrain on kfreebsd. Closes: #600365.
2010-10-19 - Josselin Mouette <>
libgksu (2.0.13~pre1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* 99_intltool.patch: update po/ with a working intltool 
version. Closes: #599420.
* Build-depend on intltool since it’s how it works nowadays.
2009-06-29 - Gustavo Noronha Silva <>
libgksu (2.0.13~pre1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Upstream snapshot
- tries to address the forkpty problem, by basically turning it into a
configure option; this should enable usage in Fedora/RedHat, while
still working good in Debian/Ubuntu (Closes: #540176, #535544)
2009-06-29 - Gustavo Noronha Silva <>
libgksu (2.0.12-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- includes fix for double free (Closes: #534844)
* debian/
- patch by seb128 to replace dependency on libglade with gtk+ > 2.12
(which has GtkBuilder)
2009-06-24 - Gustavo Noronha Silva <>
libgksu (2.0.11-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- should work with sudo when requiretty is on (Closes: #531477)
* debian/libgksu2-0.instal:
- make sure to install the gksu-properties manpage (Closes: #497591)

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