initramfs-tools package in Ubuntu

initramfs-tools: generic modular initramfs generator (automation)
initramfs-tools-bin: binaries used by initramfs-tools
initramfs-tools-bin-dbgsym: debug symbols for initramfs-tools-bin
initramfs-tools-core: generic modular initramfs generator (core tools)

This package has 262 new bugs and 1 open question.

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This package contains tools to create and boot an initramfs for prepackaged 2.6 Linux kernel. The initramfs is an cpio archive. At boot time, the kernel unpacks that archive into ram, mounts and uses it as initial root file system.

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There are no registered releases for the initramfs-tools ⇒ trunk.

Noble (pre-release freeze)
0.142ubuntu25 release (main)
The Mantic Minotaur (current stable release)
0.142ubuntu15.1 updates (main)
0.142ubuntu15 release (main)
The Jammy Jellyfish (supported)
0.140ubuntu13.5 proposed (main)
0.140ubuntu13.4 updates (main)
0.140ubuntu13 release (main)
The Focal Fossa (supported)
0.136ubuntu6.8 proposed (main)
0.136ubuntu6.7 updates (main)
0.136ubuntu6 release (main)
The Bionic Beaver (supported)
0.130ubuntu3.13 updates (main)
0.130ubuntu3.6 security (main)
0.130ubuntu3 release (main)
The Xenial Xerus (supported)
0.122ubuntu8.17 updates (main)
0.122ubuntu8.14 security (main)
0.122ubuntu8 release (main)
The Trusty Tahr (supported)
0.103ubuntu4.11 updates (main)
0.103ubuntu4 release (main)