xbuffy - monitor mailboxes and/or newsgroups

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name xbuffy
Package version 3.3.bl.3.dfsg
Package release 8+deb7u1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 74 B
Download size 39.63 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Xbuffy is a program that displays how many unread mails you have in
your different mailboxes.  You can have different titles for the
mailboxes, and define what shall happen when a new mail arrives.  It
can beep and invoke a shell command, for example.
If you press mouse button 1 on the title associated with a mail box,
a list of From: and Subject: lines of the mails in the mail spool file
is shown.  If you press mouse button 2, an arbitrary command is
Xbuffy can similarly watch newsgroups via NNTP.


Package Version Architecture Repository
xbuffy_3.3.bl.3.dfsg-8+deb7u1_amd64.deb 3.3.bl.3.dfsg amd64 Debian Security Updates Main
xbuffy_3.3.bl.3.dfsg-8+deb7u1_i386.deb 3.3.bl.3.dfsg i386 Debian Security Updates Main
xbuffy_3.3.bl.3.dfsg-8+deb7u1_i386.deb 3.3.bl.3.dfsg i386 Debian Main
xbuffy - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7
libx11-6 -
libxaw7 -
libxt6 -


Type URL
Binary Package xbuffy_3.3.bl.3.dfsg-8+deb7u1_amd64.deb
Source Package xbuffy

Install Howto

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




2014-04-27 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xbuffy (3.3.bl.3.dfsg-8+deb7u1) wheezy-security; urgency=medium
* Security-Upload
* replace subject indent patch to fix
CVE-2014-0469 xbuffy stack-based buffer overflow in subject processing
* refresh following patches where necessary
2010-01-01 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xbuffy (3.3.bl.3.dfsg-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Import package into git, generate debian/patches from git
* Use -z defs instead of -z syms so binutils-gold is happy
* fix spelling error in manpage
2009-10-31 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xbuffy (3.3.bl.3.dfsg-7) unstable; urgency=low
* refresh ident_subject.patch, so it can also be applied
by dpkg-source when quilt is not installed.
2009-10-27 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xbuffy (3.3.bl.3.dfsg-6) unstable; urgency=low
* modernize package
- move patches to debian/patches, add DEP3 description headers
- use format 3.0 (quilt)
- update standards version
2007-12-02 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xbuffy (3.3.bl.3.dfsg-5) unstable; urgency=low
* clean up debian/rules:
- call make via $(MAKE) so that -jN works
- move to debhelper compatibility level 5
- modernize (build-arch, dh_install, proper distclean, no config-stamp, ...)
* update debian/menu to new section names
* add Homepage: field
2006-07-05 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xbuffy (3.3.bl.3.dfsg-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Specify manpage path to avoid problems with newer autoconfs
(Closes: 376429)
2006-05-02 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xbuffy (3.3.bl.3.dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=low
* The "never stop unless you understand or you will have to do it
again" release
* now really fix the spacing issue (Closes: 365648)
* fix bug that application defaults are not shipped when xbuffy is
installed in the build system
2006-04-21 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xbuffy (3.3.bl.3.dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=low
* fix error parsing mails some mailers generate (Closes: 363002)
* adopt to new location of X libraries
* add AC_PREREQ(2.50) to avoid build-conflicting with autoconf2.13
2006-04-01 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xbuffy (3.3.bl.3.dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
* repackaged upstream source to remove all files
with strange copyright notices and some build system stuff
* correct debian/copyright file, including the copyright
of all source files.
* no longer use dpatch
* adding build-dep to autoconf to generate configure
from the now heavily changed configure.in at build time
* give proper options to ./configure
(like --host and --build and CFLAGS=)
* to not link against libraries not used or with flags not needed.
* add watch file
* Retry autodetection when mailbox is not statable (Closes: 168910)
2005-08-06 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
xbuffy (3.3.bl.3-25) unstable; urgency=low
* bump stardard-version field
* move menu file to /usr/share/menu (no change needed for that)
* use dpkg-architecture -qDEB_HOST_ARCH_OS instead of
DEB_HOST_GNU_SYSTEM to decide if we are under Linux.
* default to not suiding the led binary, document how the
user can suid it via dpkg-statoverride

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