shed - simple hex editor with a pico-style interface

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename shed_1.15-4_i386.deb
Package name shed
Package version 1.15
Package release 4
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category admin implemented-in::c role::program uitoolkit::ncurses use::editing use::viewing works-with::file works-with::text
License -
Maintainer Debian Security Tools <>
Download size 21.78 KB
Installed size 57.00 KB
shed (Simple Hex Editor) is an easy application for viewing and editing
files in text mode, using ncurses. The main features are:
- Displays each byte as ascii, hex, decimal, octal and binary;
- Allows changes to be input in all of the above displayed modes,
with bit toggling in the binary column;
- Simple Pico-style interface;
- Search resource;
- Can dump information to file;
- Small memory requirements because file is not loaded into memory;
- Large file support.
shed is useful in forensics investigations.


Package Version Architecture Repository
shed_1.15-4_amd64.deb 1.15 amd64 Debian Main
shed - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libncurses6 >= 6
libtinfo6 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package shed_1.15-4_i386.deb
Source Package shed

Install Howto

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




2018-09-06 - SZ Lin (林上智) <>
shed (1.15-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Raphaël Hertzog ]
* d/control:
- Update Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser for the move to
- Update team maintainer address to Debian Security Tools
[ SZ Lin (林上智) ]
* Add upstream metadata file
* d/control:
- Remove dh-autoreconf for Build-Depends: since it is enabled by default now
- Bump debhelper version to 11
- Bump Standards-Version to 4.2.1
* d/copyright:
- Replace "http" with "https" in URL
* d/compat:
- Bump compat version to 11.
2015-06-23 - Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <>
shed (1.15-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Migrations:
- DebSrc to 3.0 format.
- DH level to 9.
- debian/changelog to 1.0 format.
- debian/rules to new (reduced) format.
- Using dh-autoreconf.
* Removed the old and very incomplete manpage from debian/. The upstream is
providing a manpage.
* debian/changelog: updated all information.
* debian/control:
- Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.6.
- Improved the long description.
- Removed the leading article from short description.
- Updated the Vcs-* fields.
* debian/patches/:
- add-GCC-hardening: added to fix, allowing GCC hardening.
- fix-manpage: added to fix some issues in upstream manpage.
* debian/ renamed to docs.
* debian/source.lintian-overrides: removed. Using 'Team upload' now.
* debian/watch: improved.
2009-07-09 - Daniel Baumann <>
shed (1.15-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Updating package to standards version 3.8.2.
* Adding lintian overrides.
2009-05-28 - Daniel Baumann <>
shed (1.15-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Merging upstream version 1.15.
2009-05-28 - Daniel Baumann <>
shed (1.14-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Adding myself to copyright.
* Updating to standards 3.8.1.
* Tidy rules file.
* Improving package long description (Closes: #520207).
2009-01-20 - Daniel Baumann <>
shed (1.14-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Juan Angulo Moreno ]
* Initial release (Closes: #512125).
[ Daniel Baumann ]
* Removing useless whitespaces at EOF and EOL.
* Correcting wrong ncurses build-depends.
* Updating vcs fields in control.
* Rewrapping package long description to 80 chars a line in control.
* Correcting copyright file.
* Removing useless dirs debhelper file.
* Removing empty NEWS from docs.
* Removing AUTHORS from docs, contains no new information over copyright file.
* Prefixing debhelper files with package name.
* Moving out manpage of debian directory to subdirectory.
* Reordering rules file.

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