bbswitch-source - Interface for toggling the power on NVIDIA Optimus video cards

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name bbswitch-source
Package version 0.8
Package release 8
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 20 B
Download size 12.39 KB
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Package Version Architecture Repository
bbswitch-source_0.8-8_i386.deb 0.8 i386 Debian Main
bbswitch-source - - -


Type URL
Binary Package bbswitch-source_0.8-8_amd64.deb
Source Package bbswitch

Install Howto

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




2019-01-19 - Luca Boccassi <>
bbswitch (0.8-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* bbswitch-source: make build reproducible by using tar --owner --group.
2019-01-10 - Luca Boccassi <>
bbswitch (0.8-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Sync bbswitch-source module control file with bbswitch.
Fixes build failure when using module-assistant due to missing
debian/compat. (Closes: #918752)
2019-01-05 - Luca Boccassi <>
bbswitch (0.8-6) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Andreas Beckmann ]
* Switch Vcs-* URLs to
* Set Rules-Requires-Root: no.
* Set Priority to optional.
* Use dpkg makefile snippets instead of manual changelog parsing.
[ Luca Boccassi ]
* Switch to debhelper compat level 11.
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.3.0.
* Switch to my email address.
2017-07-16 - Luca Boccassi <>
bbswitch (0.8-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add fix-building-against-4.12.patch to fix build on Linux 4.12.
* Use https in debian/copyright to be compliant with policy version
4.0.0 and bump Standards-Version.
2016-05-29 - Vincent Cheng <>
bbswitch (0.8-4) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Vincent Cheng ]
* Make build reproducible by fixing order of files inside tar archive.
(Closes: #803547)
[ Andreas Beckmann ]
* Update Standards version to 3.9.8, no changes required.
* Update Vcs-* URLs.
2015-11-01 - Luca Boccassi <>
bbswitch (0.8-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add myself to Uploaders.
* Fix tarball permissions variance due to umask. Makes bbswitch build
reproducibly. Thanks Reiner Herrmann for the patch. (Closes: #803547)
2015-07-25 - Vincent Cheng <>
bbswitch (0.8-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Andreas Beckmann ]
* bbswitch-source: Add Recommends: debhelper.
* d/rules.modules: Set KDIR to allow building for a different kernel than the
running one.  (Closes: #720682)
* bbswitch-source: Use reproducible timestamps inside bbswitch.tar.bz2.
(Closes: #778455)
[ Vincent Cheng ]
* Update Standards version to 3.9.6, no changes required.
2014-01-15 - Vincent Cheng <>
bbswitch (0.8-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
- Fix FTBFS with linux 3.13.
* Mark bbswitch-dkms as Multi-Arch: foreign. (Closes: #728739)
* Update debian/copyright to reflect bbswitch license change to GPL-2+.
* Update Standards version to 3.9.5, no changes required.
2013-07-11 - Vincent Cheng <>
bbswitch (0.7-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add bbswitch-source package to support module-assistant. (Closes: #715398)
2013-05-29 - Vincent Cheng <>
bbswitch (0.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.

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