vcheck - Utility to check and download the most recent program version

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name vcheck
Package version 1.2.1
Package release 7
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 132 B
Download size 50.57 KB
Official Mirror
This is a tool for checking for latest versions of programs at HTTP
and FTP locations given a list of URLs and (Perl-style) regular
expressions to match, and to optionally download them automatically.


Package Version Architecture Repository
vcheck_1.2.1-7_all.deb 1.2.1 all Debian Main
vcheck - - -


Name Value
libwww-perl >= 5.0


Type URL
Binary Package vcheck_1.2.1-7_all.deb
Source Package vcheck

Install Howto

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




2011-02-11 - Dario Minnucci <>
vcheck (1.2.1-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Hosted under (collab-main branch):
* debian/control:
- Maintainer: Email address updated.
- Added Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser fields
- Updated debhelper dependency to (>= 7.0.50~)
- Added missing dependency on ${misc:Depends}
- Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1:
- Drop dependency on dpatch
- Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* debian/rules:
- Replaced by the 'magic' debian/rules file.
* debian/patches:
- Added 02-prog-dldir-placeholder.diff (Closes:#535556)
* debian/copyright:
- Adapted to DEP5 (see:
2007-03-05 - Dario Minnucci <>
vcheck (1.2.1-6) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (Closes: #245101)
* debian/control: Bumped Standards-Version to 3.7.2, no changes.
* debian/control: Build-Depends-Indep: moved to Build-Depends:
* debian/rules: Added 'dpatch' support.
* debian/control: Added 'dpatch' to Build-Depends:
* debian/control: Upgraded 'debhelper' version to 5
* debian/compat: Upgraded 'debhelper' version to 5
* Minor changes were made in order to fix Lintian issues when 
building package from source (Closes: #413415)
2004-04-21 - Ardo van Rangelrooij <>
vcheck (1.2.1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: upgraded to Debian Policy 3.6.1 (no changes)
* debian/control: 'Maintainer' set to the'Debian QA Group'
* orphaned
2003-07-29 - Ardo van Rangelrooij <>
vcheck (1.2.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules: moved debhelper compatibility level setting to
'debian/compat' per latest debhelper best practices
* debian/control: changed build dependency on 'debhelper' to '(>= 4.1)'
* debian/control: upgraded to Debian Policy 3.6.0 (no changes)
2002-08-10 - Ardo van Rangelrooij <>
vcheck (1.2.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules: fixed various small inconsistencies with other rules files
2002-07-30 - Ardo van Rangelrooij <>
vcheck (1.2.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: improved short description
(closes: Bug#154760)
2002-07-21 - Ardo van Rangelrooij <>
vcheck (1.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release
(closes: Bug#153781)

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