le - Text editor with block and binary operations

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name le
Package version 1.14.9
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 494 B
Download size 178.55 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
LE has many block operations with stream and rectangular blocks,
can edit both Unix and DOS style files (LF/CRLF), is binary clean,
has hexadecimal mode, can edit large files and mmap'able devices,
has tunable syntax highlighting, tunable key map, and tunable
color scheme (but can use default colors).


Package Version Architecture Repository
le_1.14.9-2_i386.deb 1.14.9 i386 Debian Main
le - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.16
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libncursesw5 >= 5.6+20070908
libtinfo5 -


Name Value
editor -


Type URL
Binary Package le_1.14.9-2_amd64.deb
Source Package le

Install Howto

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




2013-09-23 - Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org>
le (1.14.9-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Use dh-autoreconf instead of hardcoding the auto* version
number (Closes: #724079).
2013-06-23 - Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org>
le (1.14.9-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/patches:
- Drop debian-changelog-dist-allow-dash.patch, merged upstream
- Drop fix-html-in-php-syntax-delimiter.patch, merged upstream
- Drop fix_program_name.patch, merged upstream
- Drop document_missing_opts.patch, merged upstream
- Drop debian-control-syntax.patch, merged upstream
- Drop ocaml-syntax.patch, merged upstream
- Drop haskell-syntax.patch, merged upstream
- Drop strcpy-overlap.patch, merged upstream
- Drop memdup-null-ptr-deref.patch, merged upstream
- Drop help-fd-leak.patch, merged upstream
- Drop screen-offbyone-read.patch, merged upstream
- Drop fd-leak.patch, merged upstream
- Drop extend-sql-syntax.patch, to be merged upstream
* debian/rules: update for automake 1.13 (Closes: #713179)
* debian/control: build-depend on automake >= 1.13
* debian/watch: use http instead of ftp, add directory of old
releases, scan for .tar.xz files now.
2012-09-06 - Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org>
le (1.14.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
+ added mouse wheel support
+ fixed html comment highlighting
2012-09-03 - Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org>
le (1.14.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches:
+ multiarch-paths.patch: search for ncurses/w in the triplet-based
multiarch paths. Thanks to peter green for the patch. (Closes: #651705)
+ debian-control-syntax.patch: Add Package-List and Breaks to
debian/control's syntax highlighting.
+ ocaml-syntax.patch: Initial OCaml syntax highlighting.
+ haskell-syntax.patch: Initial Haskell syntax highlighting.
* debian/rules: Do not manually set LFS_CFLAGS, it is now done in
2011-09-17 - Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org>
le (1.14.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- allow mmap of file part (--mmap FileName:begin:length)
- changed license to GNU GPL v3
* Bump Standards-Version, no changes needed.
* Switch source format to 3.0 quilt
* Update copyright file
* debian/patches:
+ document_missing_opts.patch: document --{no-,}multibyte
+ fix_program_name.patch: s/LFTP/LE/ in the about dialog
2009-12-28 - Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org>
le (1.14.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- fixed compilation with gcc 4.4 (Closes: #547305)
- added workaround for a ncurses getmouse bug
* debian/patches/* removed, merged upstream.
* debian/patches/extend-sql-syntax.patch:
+ More keywords used in MySQL and Oracle added.
* debian/patches/fix-html-in-php-syntax-delimiter.patch:
+ Fix syntax highlighter delimiter in php mode.
* debian/patches/debian-changelog-dist-allow-dash.patch:
+ Allow distribution names with dashes in Debian changelog mode.
* debian/control: bumped Standards-Version, no change needed.
2009-07-01 - Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org>
le (1.14.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
- added javascript patterns
- fixed auto word wrap mode (reported by Stefano D'Archino)
* debian/patches/{more_,typos}.patch: minor corrections.
* debian/patches/syntax_corrections.patch:
+ Improvements and corrections to the Debian control file mode.
* debian/control:
+ Changed my email address.
+ Dropped the DM-U-A field.
+ Bumped Standards-Version, no change needed.
2009-05-07 - Raphael Geissert <atomo64@gmail.com>
le (1.14.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
- fixed html comment pattern.
- added more syntax colors (now 6).
- added txt2tags syntax patterns (Stefano D'Archino).
* debian/patches/* removed, merged upstream.

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