libice-dev - X11 Inter-Client Exchange library (development headers)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libice-dev
Package version 1.0.9
Package release 1+b1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 218 B
Download size 64.77 KB
Official Mirror
This package provides the main interface to the X11 Inter-Client Exchange
library, which allows for communication of data between X clients.
This package contains the development headers for the library found in libice6.
Non-developers likely have little use for this package.
More information about X.Org can be found at:
This module can be found at


Package Version Architecture Repository
libice-dev_1.0.9-1+b1_i386.deb 1.0.9 i386 Debian Main
libice-dev - - -


Name Value
libice6 = 2:1.0.9-1+b1
x11proto-core-dev -


Type URL
Binary Package libice-dev_1.0.9-1+b1_amd64.deb
Source Package libice

Install Howto

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




2014-07-13 - Julien Cristau <>
libice (2:1.0.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Remove Cyril from Uploaders.
* Rewrite debian/rules using dh.  Switch to compat level 9.
2012-04-09 - Julien Cristau <>
libice (2:1.0.8-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add missing Replaces/Breaks on libice-dev in the doc package.  Thanks,
Sven Joachim!
2012-04-09 - Julien Cristau <>
libice (2:1.0.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Bump xutils-dev, xmlto and xorg-sgml-doctools build-deps.
* Pass the shlib version to dh_makeshlibs instead of using a .shlibs file.
* Stop installing xorg.css, it's no longer shipped.
* Don't require (fake)root for debian/rules clean.
* Split the protocol spec and API doc to a separate libice-doc package.
Disable the docs in the build-arch target.
* Mark libice-dev as multi-arch capable.
2011-06-09 - Julien Cristau <>
libice (2:1.0.7-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Drop Pre-Depends on x11-common, only needed for upgrades from the
* Remove David Nusinow from Uploaders.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2.
[ Steve Langasek ]
* Build for multiarch.
2010-11-08 - Cyril Brulebois <>
libice (2:1.0.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Drop 0001-Set-the-close-on-exec-flag-for-listening-sockets.patch
* Bump xutils-dev build-dep for new macros.
* Add xmlto, xorg-sgml-doctools, and w3m build-dep for the doc.
* Kill *.xml in the doc directory, no point in shipping them.
* Ship *.html, *.css, and *.txt from the doc directory.
* Switch from --list-missing to --fail-missing for additional safety.
2010-10-29 - Cyril Brulebois <>
libice (2:1.0.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Rename the build directory to not include DEB_BUILD_GNU_TYPE for no
good reason.  Thanks, Colin Watson!
* Remove myself from Uploaders
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* Cherry-pick from upstream:
+ 0001-Set-the-close-on-exec-flag-for-listening-sockets.patch:
Stop leaking listening sockets by setting the close on exec flag on
them. Thanks to Kalle Olavi Niemitalo (Closes: #538248).
[From upstream 1967c04c0]
* Add myself to Uploaders.
2009-11-23 - Julien Cristau <>
libice (2:1.0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* libice6-dbg doesn't need to depend on x11-common.
* Remove the debian revision from the xtrans-dev build-dep.
* Move -dbg package to the debug section.
[ Timo Aaltonen ]
* New upstream release.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.3.
2009-02-19 - Julien Cristau <>
libice (2:1.0.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Brice Goglin ]
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.7.3 (no changes).
* Drop the XS- prefix from Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser fields in debian/control.
* Add a link to and a reference to the upstream module
in the long description.
[ Julien Cristau ]
* New upstream release.
* Run autoreconf on build.  Build-depend on automake, libtool and xutils-dev
(>= 1:7.4+4).
* Handle parallel builds.
2007-08-21 - Brice Goglin <>
libice (2:1.0.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Sync package sections with the override.
[ Brice Goglin ]
* New upstream release.
* Fix typo in long descriptions, thanks Philippe Cloutier
(closes: #436009).
2007-07-23 - Julien Cristau <>
libice (2:1.0.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Fix the name of the XS-Vcs-Browser field.
* Add the upstream URL to debian/copyright.
* Add myself to Uploaders, and remove Fabio and Branden with their
* s/Source-Version/binary:Version/ in debian/control.
[ Timo Aaltonen ]
* Bump the epoch so that this can be synced to Ubuntu in the future.

See Also

Package Description
libice-doc_1.0.9-1_all.deb documentation for the X11 ICE protocol and library
libice6_1.0.9-1+b1_amd64.deb X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
libicebox35_3.5.1-6+b3_amd64.deb Libraries implementing a plugin framework for ZeroC Ice
libicecc-dev_1.0.1-2_amd64.deb development files for icecc (distributed compiler)
libicedb35_3.5.1-6+b3_amd64.deb Libraries for persistent backends for ZeroC Ice
libicee-dev_1.2.0-6.2_amd64.deb ZeroC IceE for C++ development libraries
libicee-java_1.2.0-3_all.deb Ice-E for Java libraries
libicee12_1.2.0-6.2_amd64.deb ZeroC IceE for C++ server runtime libraries
libicegrid35_3.5.1-6+b3_amd64.deb Libraries implementing grid-like services for ZeroC Ice
libicepatch2-35_3.5.1-6+b3_amd64.deb Libraries implementing a distribution service for ZeroC Ice
libicessl35_3.5.1-6+b3_amd64.deb Ice for C++ SSL plug-in
libicestorm35_3.5.1-6+b3_amd64.deb Libraries implementing an event service for ZeroC Ice
libiceutil35_3.5.1-6+b3_amd64.deb Ice for C++ misc utility library
libicexml35_3.5.1-6+b3_amd64.deb ZeroC Ice for C++ XML parser library
libicns-dev_0.8.1-1_amd64.deb libicns development files