lv - Powerful Multilingual File Viewer

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename lv_4.51-5+b1_i386.deb
Package name lv
Package version 4.51
Package release 5+b1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category interface::text-mode role::program scope::utility text uitoolkit::ncurses use::viewing works-with::text
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer HIGUCHI Daisuke (VDR dai) <>
Download size 330.66 KB
Installed size 630.00 KB
lv is a powerful file viewer like less.
lv can decode and encode multilingual streams through
many coding systems:
ISO-8859, ISO-2022, EUC, SJIS, Big5, HZ, Unicode.
It recognizes multi-bytes patterns as regular
expressions, lv also provides multilingual grep.
In addition, lv can recognize ANSI escape sequences
for text decoration.


Package Version Architecture Repository
lv_4.51-5+b1_amd64.deb 4.51 amd64 Debian Main
lv - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libtinfo6 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package lv_4.51-5+b1_i386.deb
Source Package lv

Install Howto

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




2018-03-27 - HIGUCHI Daisuke (VDR dai) <>
lv (4.51-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* eliminate lintian warning: file-contains-trailing-whitespace
* eliminate lintian warning: insecure-copyright-format-uri
* override lintian warning: spelling-error-in-patch-description
* remove autoreconf stuffs dut to dh level 11
* Use in Vcs-* fields
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 11
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.3 (no changes needed)
2017-07-07 - HIGUCHI Daisuke (VDR dai) <>
lv (4.51-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* fix FTCBFS: configures for the build architecture (Closes: #866717)
thanks to Helmut Grohne <>.
- debian/rules: Let dh_auto_configure pass --host to ./configure
- For that to work, use a different builddirectory than .
* bump up Standards-Version 4.0.0
2016-10-04 - HIGUCHI Daisuke (VDR dai) <>
lv (4.51-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* New maintainer (Closes: #839674)
thanks to GOTO Masanori <> for previous works.
* debian/rules: enable hardening all
* debian/control: eliminate lintian warning: vcs-field-uses-insecure-uri
* debian/copyright: eliminate lintian warning:
* disable Homepage and d/watch caused by web service termination
- debian/control
- debian/watch
* debian/postinst: adjust priority lower than less to not break systemctl
behavior, suggested by Hideki Yamane <> and
Osamu Aoki <>. see: #837218
* debian/README.Debian: describe "-c" option for allowing ANSI escape
sequences for text decoration. see: #837218
* bump up Standards-Version 3.9.8
2015-04-27 - HIGUCHI Daisuke (VDR dai) <>
lv (4.51-2.3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* replace sigvec usage (Closes: #769546).
- debian/patches/sigvec.patch: new file. thanks to Florian Weimer
- debian/rules: enable autoreconf add-on.
- debian/autoreconf: set subdir.
- debian/control: Depends: dh-autoreconf.
* bump up Standards-Version 3.9.6
2014-03-15 - HIGUCHI Daisuke (VDR dai) <>
lv (4.51-2.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* debian/control, debian/rules, debian/compat: use dh9.
* debian/control
- add Vcs-* tags.
- add Homepage: tag.
- add ${misc:Depends} to Depends:.
- add xz-utils to Recommends:.
* debian/source/format: set 3.0 (quilt).
* debian/patches/*: rename from debian/patch* and add DEP-3 headers.
* debian/copyright: convert to DEP-5.
* debian/patches/fix-hyphen-used-as-minus-sign.diff: new file.
* debian/lv.doc-base: new file.
* bump up Standards-Version 3.9.5
2013-10-03 - HIGUCHI Daisuke (VDR dai) <>
lv (4.51-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add 1 patch:
- debian/ support automatic xz and lzma
decompression. thanks to "A. N. Other" <>.
(Closes: #660358)
* debian/watch: Add. thanks to Bart Martens <>.
2005-05-06 - GOTO Masanori <>
lv (4.51-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add 3 (+1) patches:
- debian/ Add +num and +/pattern
- debian/ Improve
large file processing performance over typically +40% to +300%.
- debian/ Enable above changes.
- debian/ Update copyright year to
2005.  Support large file.  (Closes: #173060)
- debian/rules: Likewise.
2005-05-02 - GOTO Masanori <>
lv (4.51-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.  (Closes: #291528)
* Change maintainer address.

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lvtk-dev_1.2.0~dfsg0-2+b2_i386.deb LV2 C++ wrappers and utilities
lvtk-doc_1.2.0~dfsg0-2_all.deb LV2 Toolkit documentation
lvtk-examples_1.2.0~dfsg0-2+b2_i386.deb LV2 C++ wrappers and utilities - examples plugins
lvtk-tools_1.2.0~dfsg0-2+b2_i386.deb LV2 C++ wrappers and utilities - tools
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lxc-templates_3.0.3-1_i386.deb Linux Containers userspace tools (templates)
lxc-tests_3.1.0+really3.0.3-8_i386.deb Linux Containers userspace tools (test binaries)