checkbot - WWW link verifier

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename checkbot_1.80-3_all.deb
Package name checkbot
Package version 1.80
Package release 3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::perl interface::commandline network::client protocol::http role::program use::checking web works-with-format::html works-with::text
License -
Maintainer Ralf Treinen <>
Download size 46.49 KB
Installed size 115.00 KB
Checkbot verifies links within a region of the World Wide Web. It
checks all pages within an identified region, and all links within
that region. After checking all links within the region, it will also
check all links which point outside of the region, and then stop.


Package Version Architecture Repository
checkbot_1.80-3_all.deb 1.80 all Debian Main
checkbot - - -


Name Value
libcrypt-ssleay-perl -
libhtml-parser-perl >= 3.10
libmailtools-perl -
libnet-perl -
libtime-duration-perl -
liburi-perl >= 1.10
libwww-perl >= 5.70
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package checkbot_1.80-3_all.deb
Source Package checkbot

Install Howto

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




2013-05-24 - Ralf Treinen <>
checkbot (1.80-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: set vcs-* fields (now on
* add debian/gbp.conf with pristine-tar=true
* migrate debian/rules to dh(1):
- rewrite debian/rules
- debhelper compatibility level 9
- bump build-dependency on debhelper to >=9
- add debian/ to install upstream's README
* debian/copyright: migrate to machine-readable format 1.0
* Standards-Version 3.9.4 (no change)
2010-01-11 - Ralf Treinen <>
checkbot (1.80-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Standards-version 3.8.3 (no change).
* debian/control: added Homepage field
* Converted to source format 3.0 (quilt):
- no more patching in debian/rules
- no more build-dependency on dpatch
- removed empty debian/patches
- added debian/source/format
* debhelper compatibility level 7 (no change)
* debian/control: added dependency on ${misc:Depends}
2009-03-27 - Ralf Treinen <>
checkbot (1.80-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Removed patch 01decoded_content_fallback since this is now in
* Standards-Version 3.8.1 (no change)
* debian/copyright: Put into a more standard format, remove some cruft.
* Debhelper-compatibility level 5, increment build-dependency on debhelper
2007-04-14 - Ralf Treinen <>
checkbot (1.79-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable (no change from 1.79-1).
2007-02-27 - Ralf Treinen <>
checkbot (1.79-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release. This release solves a bug concerning the parsing
of UTF-8 documents (closes: Bug#398541).
* Use dpatch for patch management.
* Patch 01decoded_content_fallback: Fallback for decoded_content when no
charset information is given. Backported from upstream svn r234. 
2006-05-14 - Ralf Treinen <>
checkbot (1.78-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Standards-Version 3.7.2 (no change)
* Turn Build-Depends-Indep: debhelper into Build-Depends
* Added (Build-)Dependency on libcrypt-ssleay-perl
2005-07-29 - Ralf Treinen <>
checkbot (1.77-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Standards-version 3.6.2 (no change).
* Added dependency on libtime-duration-perl
2004-11-20 - Ralf Treinen <>
checkbot (1.75-3) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (closes: Bug#274118)
* Some minor changes to short and long package description
* Put dh-compatibility level in new file debian/compat
* Simplified debian/rules: removed useless targets, replace build-stamp
by the binary generated by the build target.
2004-11-09 - Andrew Pollock <>
checkbot (1.75-2) unstable; urgency=low
* QA Group upload orphaning this package
2004-05-28 - Michael Alan Dorman <>
checkbot (1.75-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release. (closes: bug#248073)
* Extensive changes were made upstream to deal with uninitialized value
warnings from certain result codes (closes: bug#248316)

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