leafpad - GTK+ based simple text editor

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name leafpad
Package version
Package release 4
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 722 B
Download size 89.12 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Leafpad is a simple GTK+ based text editor, the user interface is
similar to Notepad. It aims to be lighter than GEdit and KWrite,
and to be as useful as them.


Package Version Architecture Repository
leafpad_0.8.18.1-4_i386.deb i386 Debian Main
leafpad - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libcairo2 >= 1.2.4
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.24.0
libgtk2.0-0 >= 2.10.0
libpango-1.0-0 >= 1.14.0
libpangocairo-1.0-0 >= 1.14.0


Type URL
Binary Package leafpad_0.8.18.1-4_amd64.deb
Source Package leafpad

Install Howto

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




2013-10-12 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
leafpad ( unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control
- (Build-Depends): Add autotools-dev.
- (Standards-Version): Update to 3.9.4.
- (Vcs-*): Update to anonscm.debian.org.
* debian/copyright
- Update year.
* debian/rules
- (override_dh_auto_configure): Use latest config.* files to correct
Lintian warnings. Thanks to Jackson Doak <noskcaj@ubuntu.com>.
- (override_dh_installman): Add Keywords to *.desktop file
2012-03-23 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
leafpad ( unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control
- (Build-Depends): Rm dpkg-dev; not needed with debhelper 9.
- (Standards-Version): Update to
* debian/copyright
- Update to format 1.0.
* debian/patches
- (10): Remove *.desktop Encoding fix. Handled now in debian/rules.
* debian/rules
- Enable all hardening flags.
- Use DEB_*_MAINT_* variables.
- (override_dh_installman): Remove encoding line from *.desktop.
2012-02-08 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
leafpad ( unstable; urgency=low
* debian/compat
- Update to 9
* debian/control
- (Build-Depends): update to debhelper 9, dpkg-dev 1.16.1.
* debian/patches
- (20): Fix code for gcc hardened format specifiers.
* debian/rules
- Use hardened CFLAGS (FTBFS; Closes: #646343).
2011-06-24 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
leafpad ( unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #620894).
* debian/compat
- Update to 8.
* debian/clean
- Add data/leafpad.desktop, so that Debian patches is not generated
(see patch 10). Thanks to Jonathan Marsden <jmarsden@fastmail.fm>
* debian/control
- (Build-Depends): update to debhelper 8. Add intltool.
- (Standards-Version): Update to 3.9.2.
* debian/copyright
- Update to new format.
* debian/patches
- (20): Delete. 'file:' protocol fix included.
- (30): Delete. UTF-8 file handling included.
* debian/rules
- (override_dh_auto_test): Skip quilt files and run tests.
Thanks to Jonathan Marsden <jmarsden@fastmail.fm> for the idea.
2010-12-26 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
leafpad (0.8.17-5) unstable; urgency=low
* CANCEL 0.8.17-4 and rewind back to 0.8.17-3 to prepare fix
for stable release
* debian/patches
- (30): New. Fix saving with in UTF16 encoding.
Patch thanks to Alex <davian818@gmail.com>.
(Grave; Closes: #606145).
-- Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>  Fri, 07 Jan 2011 17:45:51 +0200
leafpad (0.8.17-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/control
- (Standards-Version): Update to 3.9.1.
* debian/leafpad.1.pod
- (DESCRIPTION): Add warning about undefined locales and data loss
* debian/patches
- (30): New. Fix saving with in UTF16 encoding.
Patch thanks to Alex <davian818@gmail.com>.
(Grave; Closes: #606145).
* debian/rules
- Simplify targets for dh(1).
2010-02-26 - Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
leafpad (0.8.17-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control
- (Standards-Version): Update to 3.8.4.
* debian/patches
- (number 20): If the input parameter contains a ":", Leadpad
consideres it to be an URI. With the patch, names with a ":" run
through URI check. If no matching supported scheme is found, then
consider it filename. Patch thanks to Michael Dickson
<dickson.michael@gmail.com> (Closes: #551357).

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