urlview - Extracts URLs from text

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name urlview
Package version 0.9
Package release 19
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 144 B
Download size 24.57 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
This utility is used to extract URL from text files, especially from mail
messages in order to launch some browser to view them. This used to be a
part of mutt but has now become an independent tool.


Package Version Architecture Repository
urlview_0.9-19_amd64.deb 0.9 amd64 Debian Main
urlview - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3.4
libncurses5 >= 5.5-5~


Type URL
Binary Package urlview_0.9-19_i386.deb
Source Package urlview

Install Howto

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




2011-03-12 - Emanuele Rocca <ema@debian.org>
urlview (0.9-19) unstable; urgency=low
* Acknowledge NMU. Thanks, Matt Kraai!
* Alpine added to mailto_prgs. Closes: #521049 
* Mimedecode removed from "Suggests". Closes: #550885, #597426
* ncftp2 has been renamed to ncftp. "Suggests" changed accordingly.
* Standards-Version bumped to 3.9.1:
- Added {misc:Depends} to "Depends".
- Debhelper compatibility level set to 8, build-depend on debhelper >= 8.
- Extra leading whitespaces removed from doc-base control file.
- Removed debian/postinst as calling install-docs is not required anymore.
- Fixed debian/NEWS syntax errors.
- doc-base section changed to Text.
2009-09-29 - Matt Kraai <kraai@debian.org>
urlview (0.9-18.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Change DEB_AUTO_UPDATE_ACLOCAL from 1.10 to 1.11 and build-depend on
automake1.11 instead of automake. Closes: #543023
2008-04-06 - Emanuele Rocca <ema@debian.org>
urlview (0.9-18) unstable; urgency=low
* Build-depend on automake instead of automake1.8. Closes: #474078
* BROWSER convention url updated in README. Closes: #438953
* Updated Standards-Version.
2007-07-29 - Emanuele Rocca <ema@debian.org>
urlview (0.9-17) unstable; urgency=low
* Use sensible-browser rather than www-browser in url_handler.sh.
* Updated Standards-Version.
2005-10-05 - Emanuele Rocca <ema@debian.org>
urlview (0.9-16) unstable; urgency=low
* Wrapping disabled by default.
Added WRAP configuration option. Closes: #327850
* Debian REGEXP and COMMAND hardcoded in urlview.c Closes: #322432
* Switched from simple-patchsys (cdbs) to darcs-buildpackage:
- debian/patches/ directory removed 
- call to simple-patchsys.mk removed
* Standards-Version updated
* Address of the FSF updated in debian/copyright
2005-06-09 - Emanuele Rocca <ema@debian.org>
urlview (0.9-15) unstable; urgency=low
* Patched to support url pre-selection. 
Thanks to Kim Oldfield for the patch. Closes: #108581
2005-06-05 - Emanuele Rocca <ema@debian.org>
urlview (0.9-14) experimental; urgency=low
* Patched to support wrapping. 
Thanks to Martin Michlmayr for the patch. Closes: #307576
2005-05-15 - Emanuele Rocca <ema@debian.org>
urlview (0.9-13) experimental; urgency=low
* Missing build dependencies added: libtool, automake1.8, autoconf. 
Thanks, Kenshi Muto. Closes: #309169
* Patched to support page up and page down also with few results.
Closes: #307577
* Changed 'Recommends' to: elinks | www-browser to make lintian happy.
2005-05-04 - Emanuele Rocca <ema@debian.org>
urlview (0.9-12) experimental; urgency=low
* Switched to CDBS
- debian/rules rewritten to support CDBS
- changes from the pristine tarball splitted and added to debian/patches
- debhelper versioned build-dependency bumped to 4.1.0
* Watch file added
2004-02-16 - Emanuele Rocca <ema@debian.org>
urlview (0.9-11) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/url_handler.sh:
Added support for RFC 2368 urls (mailto URL scheme). 

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