acpi-support-base - scripts for handling base ACPI events such as the power button

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Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename acpi-support-base_0.142-8_all.deb
Package name acpi-support-base
Package version 0.142
Package release 8
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category admin
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Debian Acpi Team <>
Download size 23.39 KB
Installed size 43.00 KB


Package Version Architecture Repository
acpi-support-base_0.142-8_all.deb 0.142 all Debian Main
acpi-support-base - - -


Name Value
acpid >= 1.0.4


Name Value
acpi-support << 0.109-1


Type URL
Binary Package acpi-support-base_0.142-8_all.deb
Source Package acpi-support

Install Howto

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




2015-09-24 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* Handle the case of no active dbus. (Closes: #798362)
2015-09-01 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Made package build with the merged libsystemd-dev package.
Thanks to Michael Biebl <> (Closes: #779741)
* Fixed wording in README.Debian to not point to a file that no longer
exists. (Closes: #774311)
* Only try using ck-list-sessions if binary is available. (Closes: #791698)
* Execute xlock in background because it blocks which prevents suspend.
(Closes: #770539)
* Init script now declares DBus system bus as required. (Closes: #769326)
* Made AC check accept more different names for the AC interface.
(Closes: #774110)
2014-11-10 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fixed typo (Closes: #767953)
* Adjust to the fact that AC adapters go by different names.
(Closes: #766632, #767947)
2014-10-21 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* /etc/acpi/ needs to figure out which pm-powersave option to use.
Both, plugging and unplugging, create an ac and a battery event.
(Closes: #761458)
* Make power-funcs work even if ck-list-sessions does not return anything
useful. (Closes: #762176, 763134)
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.6, no changes needed.
* Only accept systemd as power management daemon for some events as it
doesn't handle e.g. battery events. (Closes: #754450)
2014-09-03 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-4) unstable; urgency=high
* SECURITY UPDATE: unquoted variables that are computed from user processes
- quote variables in policy-funcs, power-funcs, screenblank,
- CVE-2014-0484
2014-08-09 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Execute xtrlock in background because it blocks which prevents suspend.
(Closes: #755172)
* Only check for gnome-settings- instaed of gnome-settings-daemon because
/proc/<pid>/stat only lists the first 15 characters
(Closes: #755969)
* Remove some tests for old power management services.
2014-07-18 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-2) unstable; urgency=high
* SECURITY UPDATE: root escalation via race in policy-funcs
- lib/policy-funcs: use the X console user instead of the one from an
arbitrary kded4 or gnome-settings-daemon process.
- also source /usr/share/acpi-support/power-funcs.
- CVE-2014-1419
2014-07-07 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.142-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Delete config files that may have been left due to a typo.
* Corrected typo in default file. (Closes: #754055)
* Imported Upstream version 0.142
* Remove all configfiles that were obsoleted by the new version.
* Updated key-constants from latest kernel.
2014-06-30 - Michael Meskes <>
acpi-support (0.141-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Removed duplicated lines in changelog
* Improve test for running systemd-logind.
Thanks to Marcin Szewczyk <> (Closes: #752781)
* Revert "Simplified check for active display." (Closes: #752283)
* Added option to shutdown system if suspend fails. (Closes: #704428)

See Also

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