bottlerocket - Utility to control X10 Firecracker devices for home automation

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name bottlerocket
Package version 0.05b3
Package release 14.1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 80 B
Download size 24.00 KB
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A command-line utility to interact with the Firecracker version of
X10's home control devices (wireless home automation to control lights,
cameras, appliances via a small transmitter that plugs into the standard
RS-232 serial port of a computer).
Also included is rocket launcher, a graphical frontend to bottlerocket.
If you want this functionality you should have wish (tk8.3 or tk8.4 - the
Tcl/Tk interpreter) installed.


Package Version Architecture Repository
bottlerocket_0.05b3-14.1_amd64.deb 0.05b3 amd64 Debian Main
bottlerocket - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
libc6 >= 2.3


Type URL
Binary Package bottlerocket_0.05b3-14.1_i386.deb
Source Package bottlerocket

Install Howto

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




2012-02-26 - Christian Perrier <>
bottlerocket (0.05b3-14.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix pending l10n issues. Debconf translations:
- Danish (Joe Hansen).  Closes: #627718
- Polish (Michał Kułach).  Closes: #660095
- Slovak (Ivan Masár).  Closes: #661131
- Italian (Beatrice Torracca).  Closes: #661170
- Brazilian Portuguese (Adriano Rafael Gomes).  Closes: #661178
2009-12-16 - Kevin Coyner <>
bottlerocket (0.05b3-14) unstable; urgency=low
* Added new Japanese translation (ja.po). Closes: #553032
* Added new Swedish translation (sv.po). Closes: #503599
* Remove unneeded line in debian/bottlerocket that creates empty directory
in /usr/share/bottlerocket/doc. Add command in debian/postint to test and
remove that empty directory if found.
* Fixed copyright symbols in debian/copyright.
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.8.3. No changes.
2008-02-24 - Kevin Coyner <>
bottlerocket (0.05b3-13) unstable; urgency=low
* Added new Dutch translation (nl.po). Closes: #449408
* debian/control:
+ Moved Homepage out of extended description.
+ Bumped Standards-Version to 3.7.3. No changes.
2007-08-14 - Kevin Coyner <>
bottlerocket (0.05b3-12) unstable; urgency=low
* Added new Portuguese translation (pt.po). Closes: #436956
2007-08-08 - Kevin Coyner <>
bottlerocket (0.05b3-11) unstable; urgency=low
* New e-mail address for maintainer. Changed in debian/control and
* debian/rules - Changed a couple clean rules. Cleaned up some cruft.
* Removed debian/postrm, which violates Policy 10.6 by removing a device
file when a user purges the package.
2007-04-15 - Kevin Coyner <>
bottlerocket (0.05b3-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Update Spanish translation (es.po).  Closes: #419210
2006-12-24 - Kevin Coyner <>
bottlerocket (0.05b3-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Update Russian translation (ru.po).  Closes: #404431
2006-12-06 - Kevin Coyner <>
bottlerocket (0.05b3-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Add German, Czech and French translations (de.po, cs.po and fr.po).
Closes: #396434, #393534, #382583
* Add call to debconf-updatepo in debian/rules clean target to automatically
regenerate templates.pot and translation files.
* Update to Standards-Version
* Add build-dependency of po-debconf to debian/control.
* Small change in clean target in debian/rules.
2006-07-29 - Kevin Coyner <>
bottlerocket (0.05b3-7) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer.  Closes: #357503
* Standards Version: 3.7.2
* debian/control: Improved description and references to wish.  Closes: #265850
* debian/control: Added autotools-dev to Build-Depends
* debhelper compat level increased to 5
* Switched to gettext-based debconf templates.
Thanks to Christian Perrier.  Closes: #205769
* Added French translation for debconf.  Closes: #206736
* debian/rules: Complete new version of rules used.
* Incorporated old patch from Feb 2000 into source code (br.c) since
upstream has not released anything in a long time.
* debian/README.Debian:  spelling correction.
* Old bugs fixed by NMU.  Closes: #322817, #331766
2006-01-10 - Joey Hess <>
bottlerocket (0.05b3-6.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Rebuilt with current debhelper to finish /usr/doc transition.
Closes: #322817
* Replace debconf dependency with ${misc:Depends}. Closes: #331766

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