newsbeuter - text mode rss feed reader with podcast support

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename newsbeuter_2.9-8+b1_i386.deb
Package name newsbeuter
Package version 2.9
Package release 8+b1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::c++ interface::text-mode net network::client role::program uitoolkit::TODO uitoolkit::ncurses use::downloading web::blog works-with-format::xml works-with-format::xml:rss works-with::TODO
License -
Maintainer Nikos Tsipinakis <>
Download size 594.23 KB
Installed size 2.26 MB
newsbeuter is an innovative RSS feed reader for the text console.
It supports OPML import/exports, HTML rendering, podcast (podbeuter),
offline reading, searching and storing articles to your filesystem,
and many more features.
Its user interface is coherent, easy to use, and might look
common to users of mutt and slrn.


Package Version Architecture Repository
newsbeuter_2.9-8+b1_amd64.deb 2.9 amd64 Debian Main
newsbeuter - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libcurl3-gnutls >= 7.16.2
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libjson-c3 >= 0.11
libncursesw6 >= 6
libsqlite3-0 >= 3.5.9
libstdc++6 >= 6
libstfl0 >= 0.22
libtinfo6 >= 6
libxml2 >= 2.7.4


Type URL
Binary Package newsbeuter_2.9-8+b1_i386.deb
Source Package newsbeuter

Install Howto

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




2018-03-27 - Nikos Tsipinakis <>
newsbeuter (2.9-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* Added NEWS entry about newsboat fork
* d/control: Recommend newsboat
2017-09-17 - Nikos Tsipinakis <>
newsbeuter (2.9-7) unstable; urgency=high
* Fix CVE-2017-14500 (Closes: #876004)
* Update copyright year
* Bump standards to 4.0.1
+ Updated copyright-format URL to https as per policy 4.0.0
* Dropped version contraint in libstfl-dev dependency (No older versions in
the archive
2017-01-12 - Nikos Tsipinakis <>
newsbeuter (2.9-6) unstable; urgency=high
* Fix RCE vulnerability on bookmark (CVE-2017-12904)
* Use pkg-config to test for ncursesw. Closes: #850734
* Link binaries deterministically in order to build reproducibly
* debian/patches
+ Update DEP-3 headers
2016-12-27 - Nikos Tsipinakis <>
newsbeuter (2.9-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Refreshed patches.
* Remove unnecessary code in d/rules.
* Add doc-base registration for the docs.
* Use dh_installdocs to install the contrib directory.
Added patches:
* 21-parse-h5-h6-html-headers.patch: Fix h5 and h6 html elements not being
parsed correctly.
2016-10-28 - Nikos Tsipinakis <>
newsbeuter (2.9-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/patches:
+ 01-typos.patch: Fix typos.
+ 02-new-issue-tracker.patch: Update docs to reference the new issue tracker.
+ Rename podbeuter-segfault-fix -> 03-podbeuter-segfault-fix.patch
+ 04-cache-deletion-with-one-feed.patch: Fix a bug deleting the cache if
there's only one feed in the urls file.
+ Rename fix-memory-leak -> 05-fix-memory-leak.patch
+ Rename fix-highlight -> 06-fix-highlight.patch
+ 07-json-object-get.patch: Replace deprecated json_object_get calls.
+ 08-feeds-marked-unread.patch: Fix a bug that occasionally marks entire
feeds unread.
+ 09-config-parser-off-by-one.patch: Fix an off-by-one error in the
configparser sometimes breaking the highlight option.
+ 10-a2x-warnings.patch: Fix a2x warnings when compiling the documentation.
+ 11-query-feed-tokenization.patch: Fix ranges in query feeds.
+ 12-highlight-article-priority.patch: Fix priority of highlight-article so
it works with unread items.
+ 13-dont-include-compilation-time.patch: Don't use __DATE__ and __TIME__ to
allow for reproducible builds.
+ 14-handle-url-files-lacking-eol.patch: Fix newsbeuter not properly handling
urls file without an EOL character at the end.
+ 15-dont-skip-ignored.patch: Don't skip items while applying ignore rules.
+ 16-fix-invalid-pointers.patch: Fix a use after free in the rss parser.
+ 17-dont-ignore-self-closing-tags.patch: Don't ignore self closing tags in
the HTML parser.
+ 18-ssl-verify.patch: Newsbeuter's behaviour was to skip all SSL certificate
verification, this patch enables verification by default and adds an
ssl-verify option to disable it if required.
+ 19-clean-doc.patch: Uncomment clean-doc target and set it as a prerequisite
to the clean target.
+ 20-prevent-http-header-reset.patch: Fix a bug that reset the HTTP headers
breaking remote APIs.
+ doc/101-macro-example.patch: Fix incorrect example macro in the docs.
+ doc/102-color-config-example.patch: Show the actual commands in the default
colour config example.
+ l10n/201-german-l10n-revision.patch: Revise the German translation.
+ Rename translation-fix.patch -> l10n/202-translation-fix.patch
* debian/rules
+ Rebuild the docs before compiling.
+ Copy the entire contrib/ directory to usr/share/doc/newsbeuter, not just a
few files.
* debian/control
+ Add Build-Deps required to build the docs: asciidoc, libxml2-utils,
xsltproc, docbook-xml, docbook-xsl
* Bump standards to 3.9.8

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