freetuxtv - Internet television and radio player

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename freetuxtv_0.6.8~dfsg1-1+b2_i386.deb
Package name freetuxtv
Package version 0.6.8~dfsg1
Package release 1+b2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category uitoolkit::gtk video
License -
Maintainer Debian Multimedia Maintainers <>
Download size 267.11 KB
Installed size 1.04 MB
FreetuxTV is a media player for watching and recording TV on a PC. It
gives access to a large and growing database of free WebTV, WebRadio, and
WebCam channels in more than 20 languages, along with television services
provided by ISPs to their subscribers.
It relies on VLC for its multimedia codecs.


Package Version Architecture Repository
freetuxtv_0.6.8~dfsg1-1+b2_amd64.deb 0.6.8~dfsg1 amd64 Debian Main
freetuxtv_0.6.8-dmo2_amd64.deb 0.6.8 amd64 Multimedia Main
freetuxtv_0.6.8-dmo2_i386.deb 0.6.8 i386 Multimedia Main
freetuxtv - - -


Name Value
libatk1.0-0 >= 1.12.4
libc6 >= 2.7
libcairo-gobject2 >= 1.10.0
libcairo2 >= 1.2.4
libcurl4 >= 7.16.2
libdbus-1-3 >= 1.9.14
libdbus-glib-1-2 >= 0.78
libfribidi0 >= 0.19.2
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 >= 2.22.0
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.37.3
libgtk-3-0 >= 3.0.0
libnotify4 >= 0.7.0
libpango-1.0-0 >= 1.14.0
libpangocairo-1.0-0 >= 1.14.0
libsqlite3-0 >= 3.5.9
libvlc5 >= 1.1.0
vlc -


Type URL
Binary Package freetuxtv_0.6.8~dfsg1-1+b2_i386.deb
Source Package freetuxtv

Install Howto

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




2016-06-09 - Ryan Kavanagh <>
freetuxtv (0.6.8~dfsg1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[Eric Beuque]
* Upgrade to upstream 0.6.8
+ Replace non-free icons (Closes: #787351)
+ Fix crash at startup (Closes: #819307, #772845)
* Update package description (Closes: #813192)
[ Petter Reinholdtsen ]
* Updated d/copyright to correct a few issues reported by 'debmake - k'.
* Updated d/copyright to only list GPL-3 text block once.
* Added 02_gtkv2_port.diff to get source building with Gtk v2 in Debian
* Updated Standards-Version from 3.9.5 to 3.9.8.
* Allow libcurl4-gnutls-dev as alternative for libcurl4-openssl-dev as build
* Forwarded portability issue.
[ Ryan Kavanagh ]
* Update README.source to reference gbp buildpackage instead of
* Fix broken Vcs-* URLs
* Fix typo in manpage
* Drop menu file in favour of .desktop file
* Remove myself from the Uploaders field
* Update copyright years
* Rename gbp.conf sections to drop git- prefixes
2014-09-09 - Ryan Kavanagh <>
freetuxtv (0.6.6~dfsg1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Eric Beuque ]
* Upgrade to upstream version 0.6.6
+ Fix compatibility with VLC 2.x.x (Closes: #729820)
+ New tv channels synchronization interface (Closes: #677136)
+ Fix loading of vlc config file (Closes: #685033)
+ Fix compiler warnings (Closes: #744785)
* Update package description (Closes: #695213)
* Update copyright years
[ Ryan Kavanagh ]
* Switch to canonical VCS urls
* Add a Keywords entry to the desktop file, 01_desktop_keywords.diff
* Override hardening-no-fortify-functions false positive for
2012-05-25 - Ryan Kavanagh <>
freetuxtv (0.6.5~dfsg1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Eric Beuque ]
* Upgrade to upstream version 0.6.5
+ Fix segfaults when adding channels (Closes: #670649)
+ Don't FTBFS on amd64 due to unrecognised gcc option '-Wl'
(Closes: #674397)
+ Remove patch for non-logo installation, fix-logo-install.patch, replaced
by configure option upstream
+ Remove fix-desktop-entry-contains-encoding-key.patch, applied upstream
* Correct typo in debchange option in README.source
[ Ryan Kavanagh ]
* Fix incorrect instructions for generating dfsg-clean pristine-tar in
* Bump compat to 9 and update the debhelper build-dependency accordingly to
automatically get hardening build flags.
2012-04-01 - Eric Beuque <>
freetuxtv (0.6.3~dfsg1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #662691)

See Also

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freetype2-demos_2.9.1-3_i386.deb FreeType 2 demonstration programs
freetype2-doc_2.9.1-3_all.deb FreeType 2 font engine, development documentation
freevial_1.3-2.1_all.deb trivia platform for community events
freewheeling_0.6.4-1_i386.deb live looping musical instrument
freewnn-common_1.1.1~a021+cvs20130302-7_all.deb Files shared among the FreeWnn packages
freewnn-cserver_1.1.1~a021+cvs20130302-7+b1_i386.deb Chinese input system
freewnn-jserver_1.1.1~a021+cvs20130302-7+b1_i386.deb Japanese input system
freewnn-kserver_1.1.1~a021+cvs20130302-7+b1_i386.deb Korean input system
frei0r-plugins-dev_1.6.1-2_i386.deb minimalistic plugin API for video effects, header files
frei0r-plugins-doc_1.6.1-2_all.deb minimalistic plugin API for video effects, API documentation
frei0r-plugins_1.6.1-2_i386.deb minimalistic plugin API for video effects, plugins collection
frescobaldi_3.0.0+ds1-2_all.deb LilyPond sheet music text editor
fretsonfire-game_1.3.110.dfsg2-5_all.deb game of musical skill and fast fingers - Game files
fretsonfire-songs-muldjord_2.dfsg-2_all.deb game of musical skill and fast fingers - Songs Package
fretsonfire-songs-sectoid_1.dfsg-3_all.deb game of musical skill and fast fingers - Songs Package