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Package: util-linux (2.17.2-0ubuntu1.10.04.2) [essential]

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Please consider filing a bug or asking a question via Launchpad before contacting the maintainer directly.

Original Maintainers (usually from Debian):

  • LaMont Jones
  • Scott James Remnant

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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Miscellaneous system utilities

This package contains a number of important utilities, most of which are oriented towards maintenance of your system. Some of the more important utilities included in this package allow you to partition your hard disk, view kernel messages, and create new filesystems.

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    or install-info
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  • dep: lsb-base (>= 3.0-6)
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  • dep: tzdata (>= 2006c-2)
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    Locales files for util-linux

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 559.0 kB2,344.0 kB [list of files]
i386 520.2 kB2,256.0 kB [list of files]