xrootconsole - Fancy X console display

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename xrootconsole_0.6-4_amd64.deb
Package name xrootconsole
Package version 0.6
Package release 4
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category admin::monitoring implemented-in::c interface::graphical interface::x11 role::program scope::utility uitoolkit::xlib use::monitor use::viewing works-with::logfile works-with::text x11 x11::TODO x11::application
Homepage https://sourceforge.net/projects/xrootconsole/
License -
Maintainer Axel Beckert <abe@debian.org>
Download size 16.79 KB
Installed size 48.00 KB
Xrootconsole redirects its input to a transparent (and optionally
shaded) window on the root window. It supports displaying UTF-8 and
ANSI-colors, e.g. those generated with "ccze -A" or "loco".


Package Version Architecture Repository
xrootconsole_0.6-4_i386.deb 0.6 i386 Debian Main
xrootconsole - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libx11-6 -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package xrootconsole_0.6-4_amd64.deb
Source Package xrootconsole

Install Howto

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




2017-10-30 - Axel Beckert <abe@debian.org>
xrootconsole (1:0.6-4) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Axel Beckert ]
* Update debian/copyright, Homepage and Vcs-* headers to use https://.
* Switch Vcs-Browser header to cgit based web interface.
* Enable all hardening build flags.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 4.1.1. (No changes needed.)
* Switch to debhelper compatibility level to 10.
+ Update versioned debhelper build-dependency accordingly.
* Update test to actually run all tests by using a timeout of 7 seconds
for each test.
* Add --ansi-color to test in 0009-ansi-color.patch (c.f. #858420)
* Rewrite debian/copyright in machine-readable DEP-5 format.
* Cleanup trailing whitespace in ancient debian/changelog entries.
* Set "Rules-Requires-Root: no".
* Extend upstream test script to make it suitable for build-time and
as-installed testing — and use it for that.
+ Add xvfb and xauth as build-dependency.
+ Disable ping-based check.
[ Julien Viard de Galbert ]
* Update patch 0006-utf8.patch to fix compilation warning and potential bug
* Add parsing for --ansi-colour in 0009-ansi-color.patch (c.f. #858420)
* Rework patch to fix segfault if -bw has no parameter to generalize it to
all parameters (fix a lot of potential other bugs)
* Add a patch to report an error on unrecognized parameters (Closes:
2013-07-14 - Axel Beckert <abe@debian.org>
xrootconsole (1:0.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Apply wrap-and-sort
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes)
* Bump debhelper compatibility to 9
+ Update versioned debhelper build-dependency accordingly
* Revamp debian/rules:
+ Remove commented helpers and obsolete targets
+ Use dh_install + debian/install instead of dh_installdirs +
debian/dirs + manually calling install.
+ Use dh_auto_{build,clean}
+ Remove manual DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS handling
+ Make use dh_clean's implicit removals, no more call rm manually
+ Use debian/examples instead of dh_installexamples parameter
+ Finally switch to dh7 style debian/rules file
* Update 0003-build-options.patch to work properly with dpkg-buildflags
* Remove debian/menu so that it doesn't get installed again
(c.f. #79923)
* Add patch to fix segfault if -bw has no parameter (Closes: #716584)
* Update 0006-utf8.patch to not segfault if given font cannot be found.
+ Refresh subsequent patches
* Fixes the following lintian warnings:
+ vcs-field-not-canonical
+ debian-rules-missing-recommended-target
+ hardening-no-{relro,fortify-functions}
+ no-upstream-changelog
2011-02-25 - Julien Viard de Galbert <julien@vdg.blogsite.org>
xrootconsole (1:0.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Axel Beckert ]
* Add Julien Viard de Galbert as co-maintainer.
[ Julien Viard de Galbert ]
* Renamed patches and formated headers with gbp-pq style (DEP-3 compatible).
* Add new patches to
- support nautilus
- ignore null char in strings read from input it was breaking the display
- no sleep in event loop (Closes: #301137)
- detect background changes (Closes: #60482)
* Improved ANSI color patch.

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