the - Full-screen character mode text editor

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name the
Package version 3.3~rc1
Package release 2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 1.02 KB
Download size 390.92 KB
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THE (The Hessling Editor) is a text editor that uses both command
line commands and key bindings to operate. It is intended to be
similar to the VM/CMS System Product Editor, XEDIT and to KEDIT
from Mansfield Software.


Package Version Architecture Repository
the_3.3~rc1-2_amd64.deb 3.3~rc1 amd64 Debian Main
the - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libncurses5 >= 5.5-5~
libregina3 >= 3.5
libtinfo5 -


Type URL
Binary Package the_3.3~rc1-2_i386.deb
Source Package the

Install Howto

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




2012-06-30 - Alen Zekulic <>
the (3.3~rc1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed debian/rules build target.
2012-06-30 - Alen Zekulic <>
the (3.3~rc1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed lintian errors.
* Upgraded to Standards-Version: 3.9.3.
* New upstream version.
2010-01-28 - Alen Zekulic <>
the (3.3~b4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Built against libregina3, updated build dependencies (closes: #571374).
* Fixed lintian errors.
* Added a debian/watch file.
* Upgraded to Standards-Version: 3.8.3.
* Switch to 3.0 (quilt) source package format.
* New upstream version (closes: #68434, #231175, #499551).
* Changed email address in control file to <>.
2008-05-09 - Alen Zekulic <>
the (3.1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Adjusted debian/rules to comply with the latest bash brace
expansion behavior (closes: #477956).
* Added handling of the nostrip DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS (closes: #438199).
* Fixed lintian warnings.
* Upgraded to Standards-Version: 3.7.3
2004-06-01 - Alen Zekulic <>
the (3.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Added sharutils to Build-Depends (closes: #251909).
* Regina is now available in unstable (closes: #249746).
2004-05-11 - Alen Zekulic <>
the (3.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* No longer provide /usr/doc link.
* Upgraded to Standards-Version: 3.6.1
2001-11-28 - Alen Zekulic <>
the (3.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Tweaked debian/rules file.
* Fixed broken postinst script (closes: #121430).
2001-10-04 - Alen Zekulic <>
the (3.1-1) frozen unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version, beta 2001-07-07 (closes: #105112).
2001-04-20 - Alen Zekulic <>
the (3.1-0) unstable; urgency=high
* Added Build-Depends.
* Upgraded to Standards-Version:
* New upstream version, beta 2000-12-10 (closes: #94416).
2000-05-01 - Alen Zekulic <>
the (3.0-1) frozen unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed regina dependency.
* Fixed lintian errors.
* Replaces pre-released with released 3.0 version.
* New upstream version (fixes several bugs).

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