libwwwbrowser-perl - Platform independent means to start a WWW browser

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libwwwbrowser-perl_2.23-3_all.deb
Package name libwwwbrowser-perl
Package version 2.23
Package release 3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category devel::lang:perl devel::library implemented-in::perl perl role::shared-lib
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <>
Download size 8.91 KB
Installed size 29.00 KB
WWWBrowser is a Perl module which starts a web browser, in the background for
X11, with a specified URL.  Options exist to use a user-specified browser,
including text browsers, which are started in a terminal window.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libwwwbrowser-perl_2.23-3_all.deb 2.23 all Debian Main
libwwwbrowser-perl - - -


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lynx -
perl -
www-browser -


Name Value
horae -


Type URL
Binary Package libwwwbrowser-perl_2.23-3_all.deb
Source Package libwwwbrowser-perl

Install Howto

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




2017-11-13 - Florian Schlichting <>
libwwwbrowser-perl (2.23-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* add -a option to xvfb-run invocation
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: update {versioned,alternative} (build) dependencies.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change Vcs-Git to canonical URI (git://
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
* debian/control: Use HTTPS transport protocol for Vcs-Git URI
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Remove Carlo Segre from Uploaders. Thanks for your work!
[ Florian Schlichting ]
* Switch to source format 3.0 (quilt)
* Bump dh compat to level 9
* Convert d/copyright to copyright-format 1.0
* Switch to short-form debian/rules
* Add author and description to patches
* Mention module name in description
* Add myself to Uploaders
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 4.1.1
2009-03-10 - Carlo Segre <>
libwwwbrowser-perl (2.23-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Carlo Segre ]
* Add Replaces stanza to allow for smooth upgrading of horae package
which used to contain this module.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
2008-07-25 - Carlo Segre <>
libwwwbrowser-perl (2.23-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release (Closes: #492376)
* Set Standards-Version to 3.8.0 for release
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Added: Vcs-Svn field (source stanza); Vcs-Browser
field (source stanza). Removed: XS-Vcs-Svn fields (source stanza).
* Set debhelper compatibility level to 6.
* debian/rules:
- remove unneeded variables from perl Makefile.PL
- let install-stamp target depend on build-stamp
- remove /usr/bin and /usr/lib/perl5 if they exist
* Set Standards-Version to 3.7.3 (no changes needed).
* Split changes from .diff.gz to proper patches.

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