passwdqc - password strength checking and policy enforcement toolset

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename passwdqc_1.3.0-1_amd64.deb
Package name passwdqc
Package version 1.3.0
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category admin role::program scope::utility
License -
Maintainer Jackson Doak <>
Download size 16.68 KB
Installed size 73.00 KB
passwdqc is a password/passphrase strength checking and policy enforcement
toolset, including a PAM module (libpam-passwdqc), command-line programs
(pwqcheck and pwqgen), and a library (libpasswdqc0).
This package provides pwqcheck and pwqgen, which are standalone
password/passphrase strength checking and random passphrase generator
programs, respectively, which are usable from scripts.


Package Version Architecture Repository
passwdqc_1.3.0-1_i386.deb 1.3.0 i386 Debian Main
passwdqc - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.2.5
libpasswdqc0 >= 1.3.0


Type URL
Binary Package passwdqc_1.3.0-1_amd64.deb
Source Package passwdqc

Install Howto

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




2013-08-10 - Jackson Doak <>
passwdqc (1.3.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Set myself as maintainer. closes: #719106
* Update debian/watch.
* New upstream release. 
* Update to standards version 3.9.4. closes: #676290
* Generate symbols
2010-03-16 - martin f. krafft <>
passwdqc (1.2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Add snapshot of upstream's considerations of the default password strength
policy to /usr/share/doc/libpam-passwdqc/password-strength.txt.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.4; no changes required.
2010-01-28 - martin f. krafft <>
passwdqc (1.1.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Source package name change to follow upstream.
* New upstream release (closes: #310595).
2010-01-28 - martin f. krafft <>
pam-passwdqc (1.0.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (closes: #354534).
* Take over maintenance of this package (closes: #520815).
* Switch to dpkgv3 source format.
* Integrate with pam-auth-update (closes: #517967).
* Switch to using DH7 for packaging (closes: #437734).
* Add Vcs-* links to metadata.
* Add Homepage link to metadata.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.3 without having to make changes.
* Use TopGit+quilt for packaging.
2005-01-01 - Tollef Fog Heen <>
pam-passwdqc (0.7.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (closes: #286113)
2002-10-17 - Tollef Fog Heen <>
pam-passwdqc (0.7-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Link using gcc instead of ld (closes: #164319)
2002-10-16 - Tollef Fog Heen <>
pam-passwdqc (0.7-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Rename binary-dep to binary-arch.  Silly typo.  (closes: #164711)
2002-10-02 - Tollef Fog Heen <>
pam-passwdqc (0.7-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Retry upload, this time with full source.
2002-10-01 - Tollef Fog Heen <>
pam-passwdqc (0.7-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Included full copyright in copyright file.
2002-09-24 - Tollef Fog Heen <>
pam-passwdqc (0.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial packaging for Debian (closes: #138631)

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