linux-base - Linux image base package

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name linux-base
Package version 3.5
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 139 B
Download size 33.51 KB
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This package contains files and support scripts for all Linux


Package Version Architecture Repository
linux-base_3.5_all.deb 3.5 all Debian Main
linux-base - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libuuid-perl -
udev << 146-1
util-linux >= 2.16-1


Type URL
Binary Package linux-base_3.5_all.deb
Source Package linux-base

Install Howto

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




2012-03-04 - Ben Hutchings <>
linux-base (3.5) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Set Multi-Arch: foreign to allow for installation
of foreign linux-image packages
2011-11-14 - Ben Hutchings <>
linux-base (3.4) unstable; urgency=low
* perf: Fix lookup of the real command and package names for official
packages of Linux 3.1 onward and for custom kernels with stable
2011-07-04 - Ben Hutchings <>
linux-base (3.3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Fix VCS URLs (Closes: #620609)
* Update debconf template translations:
- Slovak (Slavko) (Closes: #622118)
- Dutch (Jeroen Schot) (Closes: #629389)
* linux-version: Fix interpolation of command name in help, thanks to
Jakub Wilk (Closes: #624795)
* debian/postinst: Fix warning produced when checking a device that
does not exist or has no recognisable filesystem (Closes: #620608)
2011-04-01 - Ben Hutchings <>
linux-base (3.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add the linux-version command, providing:
- compare and sort operations on Linux kernel version strings
- list of installed versions (and optionally the image paths)
2011-03-28 - Ben Hutchings <>
linux-base (3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Consider a boot-loader package as installed if it is only unpacked
(Closes: #618958)
2011-03-16 - Ben Hutchings <>
linux-base (3) unstable; urgency=low
* Update device names for the cciss/hpsa transition, similarly to the
libata transition (Closes: #617256)
2011-03-12 - Ben Hutchings <>
linux-base (3~experimental) experimental; urgency=low
* Separate linux-base from the linux-2.6 source package

See Also

Package Description
linux-compiler-gcc-4.9-x86_3.16.56-1+deb8u1_amd64.deb Compiler for Linux on x86 (meta-package)
linux-doc-3.16_3.16.56-1+deb8u1_all.deb Linux kernel specific documentation for version 3.16
linux-doc_3.16+63+deb8u2_all.deb Linux kernel specific documentation (meta-package)
linux-headers-3.16.0-6-all-amd64_3.16.56-1+deb8u1_amd64.deb All header files for Linux 3.16 (meta-package)
linux-headers-3.16.0-6-all_3.16.56-1+deb8u1_amd64.deb All header files for Linux 3.16 (meta-package)
linux-headers-3.16.0-6-amd64_3.16.56-1+deb8u1_amd64.deb Header files for Linux 3.16.0-6-amd64
linux-headers-3.16.0-6-common_3.16.56-1+deb8u1_amd64.deb Common header files for Linux 3.16.0-6
linux-headers-amd64_3.16+63+deb8u2_amd64.deb Header files for Linux amd64 configuration (meta-package)
linux-igd_1.0+cvs20070630-5_amd64.deb Linux UPnP Internet Gateway Device
linux-image-3.16.0-6-amd64_3.16.56-1+deb8u1_amd64.deb Linux 3.16 for 64-bit PCs
linux-image-amd64_3.16+63+deb8u2_amd64.deb Linux for 64-bit PCs (meta-package)
linux-kbuild-3.16_3.16.56-1_amd64.deb Kbuild infrastructure for Linux 3.16
linux-libc-dev_3.16.56-1+deb8u1_amd64.deb Linux support headers for userspace development
linux-manual-3.16_3.16.56-1+deb8u1_all.deb Linux kernel API manual pages for version 3.16
linux-patch-debianlogo_1.16_all.deb Display a Debian logo on a framebuffer device at boottime