bibclean - pretty-printer for BibTeX databases

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Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename bibclean_2.11.4.1-4_amd64.deb
Package name bibclean
Package version
Package release 4
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 140.66 KB
Installed size 210 B
This is a pretty-printer and syntax-checker for bibliographic
databases in the BibTeX format. It is a useful tool for canonicalizing
the layout of personal bibliographies with entries fetched from many
different sources.


Package Version Architecture Repository
bibclean_2.11.4.1-4_i386.deb i386 Debian Main
bibclean - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3


Type URL
Binary Package bibclean_2.11.4.1-4_amd64.deb
Source Package bibclean

Install Howto

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




2011-12-07 - Thorsten Alteholz <>
bibclean ( unstable; urgency=low
* build targets changed to recommendation from lintian
* suggest texlive-base-bin instead of just tex (Closes: #646913)
* debian/patches: patches reworked
* debian/control: readability improved
* debian/rules: tidy up
2011-10-14 - Thorsten Alteholz <>
bibclean ( unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules: make sure to rebuild everything
* debian/control: add dependencies for latex, bibtex, makeindex etc.
2011-10-12 - Thorsten Alteholz <>
bibclean ( unstable; urgency=low
* patches reworked (Closes: #643054)
* debian/control: remove dependency on quilt
* debian/control: standard version changed to 3.9.2 (no changes)
* debian/patches/bibclean-doc.patch: to be able to create documentation
* debian/rules: build-arch and build-indep target added
* debian/rules: create bibclean.dvi from scratch
* debian/rules: remove */*.dvi in clean target
* debian/rules: explicit calls to dh_quilt* removed
2010-11-18 - Thorsten Alteholz <>
bibclean ( unstable; urgency=low
* new maintainer (Closes: 525922)
* patch to bibclean.ini to prevent year 2010 bug (Closes: #569688)
* debian/control: Standards version set to 3.9.1
* debian/control: dependency on quilt added
* debian/control: DM-Upload-Allowed added
* debian/compat: set to 8 (as well in debian/control)
* quilt patch created
* directories vms and ibmpc with precompiled binaries removed from
source tar file (lintian complained about them)
this resulted in a new orig file and therefore the version changed
from 2.11.4 from upstream to
2009-04-27 - Barry deFreese <>
bibclean (2.11.4-7) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
+ Set maintainer to Debian QA Group <>.
* Make clean not ignore errors.
* Move URL from package description to Homepage.
* Remove strip from (Closes: #436582).
* Update debhelper build-dep to >= 5.
* Move DH_COMPAT from rules to debian/compat and set to 5.
* Bump Standards Version to 3.8.1.
2005-11-09 - Henning Makholm <>
bibclean (2.11.4-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Add watch file
* Update ISBN prefix range database in isbn.c with current ranges
2004-12-29 - Henning Makholm <>
bibclean (2.11.4-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Support the new ISDN-13 format (validation and format canonicalization).
* Update ISBN prefix range database in isbn.c with fresh data from
2004-12-28 - Henning Makholm <>
bibclean (2.11.4-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Add lintian override for false positive (GPL)
* Now lintian clean.
* Show all options on manual page
2004-02-24 - Henning Makholm <>
bibclean (2.11.4-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix the autotools timestamp skew problem for configure/
Thanks to Martin Loschwitz for noticing that my previous attempt at
fixing this did not work reliably (due to upstream shipping a
Makefile in his tarball rather than just a
* Tune generation of the canned help text in bibclean.h such that
its layout matches that distributed by upstream better.
2003-12-06 - Henning Makholm <>
bibclean (2.11.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Minor speling fixes (Closes: #215863)

See Also

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bibcursed_2.0.0-6_amd64.deb An interactive program to edit BibTeX bibliographies
biber_0.9.9+release-1_all.deb Much-augmented BibTeX replacement for BibLaTeX users
biblatex-dw_1.4-1_all.deb Biblatex styles for humanities
biblatex_1.7-1_all.deb Bibliographies for LaTeX
bible-kjv-text_4.26_all.deb King James Version of the Bible - text and concordance
bible-kjv_4.26_amd64.deb King James Version of the Bible: user interface program
bibledit-bibletime_1.1.1-1_amd64.deb Glue between bibledit and bibletime
bibledit-data_4.6-1_all.deb transitional dummy package to bibledit-gtk-data
bibledit-gtk-data_4.6-1_all.deb documentation and data for bibledit-gtk, a Bible translation tool
bibledit-gtk_4.6-1_amd64.deb Bible translation tool
bibledit-xiphos_1.1.1-1_amd64.deb Glue between bibledit and xiphos
bibledit_4.6-1_all.deb transitional dummy package to bibledit-gtk
bibletime-data_2.9.1-2_all.deb Documentation and data for bibletime, a bible study tool
bibletime_2.9.1-2_amd64.deb bible study tool for Qt
bibtex2html_1.97-2_all.deb filters BibTeX files and translates them to HTML