Package "software-properties"

Name: software-properties


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • manage the repositories that you install software from
  • manage the repositories that you install software from (common)
  • manage the repositories that you install software from (gtk)

Latest version:
Release: bionic (18.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main


Other versions of "software-properties" in Bionic

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base universe
security main
security universe
updates universe

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Version: 2021-11-22 14:06:19 UTC

  software-properties ( bionic; urgency=medium

  [ Chad Smith ]
  * utils: prefer /var/lib/ubuntu-advantage/status.json over ua status
    - Handle absent /var/lib/ubuntu-advantage/status.json for non-root
      users (LP: #1939732)
    - print unexpected errors and if _schema_version not equal to 0.1

Source diff to previous version
1939732 report availability of Ubuntu Advantage ESM services on unattached machines

Version: 2020-08-12 16:06:22 UTC

  software-properties ( bionic-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: malicious repo could send ANSI sequences to terminal
    (LP: #1890286)
    - add-apt-repository: strip ANSI sequences from the description.
    - CVE-2020-15709

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:07:43 -0400

Source diff to previous version
1890286 ansi escape sequence injection in add-apt-repository

Version: 2020-06-03 04:07:17 UTC

  software-properties ( bionic; urgency=medium

  * softwareproperties/gtk/SoftwarePropertiesGtk.py:
    - Gtk is doing something that takes a lock while processing checkbox
      toggled events, the polkit auth dialog can't be displayed in return,
      we don't have a proper fix and it might require GTK changes,
      meanwhile we want a working interface so workaround with a sleep
      (lp: #1727908)

 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Fri, 08 May 2020 16:47:19 +0200

Source diff to previous version
1727908 Software \u0026 Updates application does not permit changes on the \

Version: 2019-12-19 11:06:43 UTC

  software-properties ( bionic; urgency=medium

  * cloudarchive: Enable support for the Ussuri Ubuntu Cloud Archive on
    18.04 (LP: #1852489).

 -- Corey Bryant <email address hidden> Mon, 02 Dec 2019 09:21:38 -0500

Source diff to previous version
1852489 [SRU] Enable support for Ussuri Cloud Archive

Version: 2019-08-13 17:06:31 UTC

  software-properties ( bionic; urgency=medium

  * cloudarchive: Update outdated WEB_LINK that is presented when
    cloud archive is enabled (LP: #1836258).

 -- Corey Bryant <email address hidden> Fri, 12 Jul 2019 10:10:04 -0400

1836258 Update hyperlink when enabling UCA

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