ncurses-hexedit - Edit files/disks in hex, ASCII and EBCDIC

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename ncurses-hexedit_0.9.7+orig-7_amd64.deb
Package name ncurses-hexedit
Package version 0.9.7+orig
Package release 7
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category editors interface::text-mode role::program scope::utility uitoolkit::ncurses use::editing works-with::file
License -
Maintainer Carlos Maddela <>
Download size 66.66 KB
Installed size 132.00 KB
Hexedit is a file editor which allows editing and viewing a file in
hexadecimal, along with its ASCII or EBCDIC text equivalent.  Standard
editing features include insert, delete, search (text or byte searches),
highlighted changes,  undo, two different viewing formats, and full
screen text snapshots.  Allows editing of fixed disks as well.  Includes
a binary/octal/decimal/hex converter.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ncurses-hexedit_0.9.7+orig-7_i386.deb 0.9.7+orig i386 Debian Main
ncurses-hexedit - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libncurses6 >= 6
libtinfo6 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package ncurses-hexedit_0.9.7+orig-7_amd64.deb
Source Package ncurses-hexedit

Install Howto

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




2019-02-01 - Carlos Maddela <>
ncurses-hexedit (0.9.7+orig-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Build with Debhelper compat level 12.
* Perform wrap-and-sort.
* Update debian/gbp.conf to conform with DEP14 conventions.
* Add support for nodoc build profile.
* Add note about upstream version number in debian/README.source.
Thanks to Dmitry Bogatov for the suggestion.
* Reformat debian/README.Debian.
2018-12-29 - Carlos Maddela <>
ncurses-hexedit (0.9.7+orig-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Set "Rules-Requires-Root: no".
* Simplify process by which mutable files are backed up and restored.
* Allow build to be as verbose as possible.
* Fix spelling errors detected by lintian and mwic.
* Indicate compliance with Debian Policy 4.3.0.
2018-06-22 - Carlos Maddela <>
ncurses-hexedit (0.9.7+orig-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update Vcs-* details to official Debian repo.
2018-04-27 - Carlos Maddela <>
ncurses-hexedit (0.9.7+orig-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update build dependency to libncurses-dev [ncurses6].
* Add machine-readable upstream metadata.
* Indicate compliance with Debian Policy 4.1.4.
2018-03-14 - Carlos Maddela <>
ncurses-hexedit (0.9.7+orig-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Enable LFS support for 32-bit architectures.
* Fix buffer overruns when program is started without a file name
parameter from a terminal with a column width of less than 57
characters, or when the terminal is resized to such a width.
(Closes: #535848)
2018-02-02 - Carlos Maddela <>
ncurses-hexedit (0.9.7+orig-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add missing dependency for dot-info autopkgtest and provide more
specific exit statuses in case of failure.
* Update overridden Lintian warning:
debian-watch-may-check-gpg-signature ->
2018-01-23 - Carlos Maddela <>
ncurses-hexedit (0.9.7+orig-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New maintainer. (Closes: #873553)
* Convert source to '3.0 (quilt)' format.
* Build with Debhelper compat level 11. (Closes: #595051) (LP: #881825)
* debian/control:
- Add homepage details.
- Indicate compliance with Debian Policy 4.1.3.
- Add VCS details.
* debian/rules:
- Build with all hardening flags set.
* debian/patches:
- Update autoconf files for version 2.69.
- Fix conflicting definitions of ncurses' WINDOW. (Closes: #701670)
- Generate an INFO-DIR-SECTION without ".info" for info file.
(Closes: #551671)
- Fix compilation warnings.
- Don't prompt about quitting without saving if file is unmodified.
(Closes: #652947)
- If started in read-only mode, keep this mode for subsequent
files too.
* Remove trailing white spaces from changelog.
* Add watch file.
* Revert to using unrepacked upstream tarball, since renaming the
project's top-level directory is no longer necessary with current
* Convert debian/copyright to DEP-5 format and update.
* Add debian/gbp.conf.
2012-10-30 - Michael Gilbert <>
ncurses-hexedit (0.9.7-14.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix segflault when searching for text that isn't in the file being viewed
(closes: #536736)
- Patch thanks to Steven Burke.
2009-01-07 - Manfred Lichtenstern <>
ncurses-hexedit (0.9.7-14) unstable; urgency=low
* New Maintainer. (Closes: #419075)
* Added patch from Eduardo PĂ©rez Ureta <>
to correct programing error in search.c (Closes: #484056).
* update docs/hexeditor.1 and remove docs/hexedit.1 (Closes: #510952)
* Conforms to Standards version 3.8.0

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