hexchat - IRC client for X based on X-Chat 2

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name hexchat
Package version 2.10.1
Package release 1+deb8u2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.04 KB
Download size 372.11 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
HexChat is a graphical IRC client with a GTK+ GUI. Features include Python
(2 and 3) and Perl scripting support, a plugin API, multiple server/channel
windows, spell checking, multiple authentication methods including SASL,
and customizable notifications. For more information on IRC,
see http://irchelp.org/.


Package Version Architecture Repository
hexchat_2.10.1-1+deb8u2_i386.deb 2.10.1 i386 Debian Main
hexchat - - -


Name Value
hexchat-common = 2.10.1-1+deb8u2
libatk1.0-0 >= 1.12.4
libc6 >= 2.14
libcairo2 >= 1.2.4
libcanberra0 >= 0.2
libdbus-1-3 >= 1.0.2
libdbus-glib-1-2 >= 0.88
libfontconfig1 >= 2.11
libfreetype6 >= 2.2.1
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 >= 2.25.2
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.41.1
libgtk2.0-0 >= 2.24.0
libnotify4 >= 0.7.0
libpango-1.0-0 >= 1.29.4
libpangocairo-1.0-0 >= 1.14.0
libpangoft2-1.0-0 >= 1.14.0
libpci3 >= 1:3.2.1-1
libperl5.20 >= 5.20.2
libproxy1 >= 0.4.11
libpython2.7 >= 2.7
libssl1.0.0 >= 1.0.0


Name Value
irc -


Type URL
Binary Package hexchat_2.10.1-1+deb8u2_amd64.deb
Source Package hexchat

Install Howto

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




2017-07-14 - Mattia Rizzolo <mattia@debian.org>
hexchat (2.10.1-1+deb8u2) jessie; urgency=medium
* Fix segfault on /server, by adding missing braces around an `if`.
(Closes: #779892)
2016-03-30 - Jesse Rhodes <drubo@drubo.net>
hexchat (2.10.1-1+deb8u1) jessie; urgency=medium
* Security Update: verify hostnames when ssl is in use     
- debian/patches/ssl_verify_hostnames.patch
- CVE-2013-7449
(Closes: #818009)
2014-08-18 - Jesse Rhodes <drubo@drubo.net>
hexchat (2.10.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* No longer build-depend on libsexy-dev
* URL handler dialog now labeled Iceweasel rather than Firefox
2014-06-01 - Jesse Rhodes <drubo@drubo.net>
hexchat (2.10.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* Removed patches for issues fixed by upstream
* Added default servers and recommended channels for debian 
and ubuntu (LP: #1294415)
* Upstream commit fa955a0f fixes xdcc segfault (Closes: #745764)
2014-02-25 - Jesse Rhodes <drubo@drubo.net>
hexchat ( unstable; urgency=low
* Now using dh-autoreconf instead of autotools-dev (Closes: #739630)
* Added gvfs-bin as Recommends so default url handlers work 
(Closes: #740006)
* Added unifont as Suggests for unicode symbol support
* Included png,svg icons in package 
2014-02-03 - Jesse Rhodes <drubo@drubo.net>
hexchat ( unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #702075)

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