libfile-desktopentry-perl - Perl module to handle freedesktop .desktop files

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libfile-desktopentry-perl
Package version 0.07
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 79 B
Download size 18.02 KB
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File::DesktopEntry is used to work with .desktop files. The format of these
files is specified by the freedesktop "Desktop Entry" specification. For this
module version 1.0 of the specification was used:


Package Version Architecture Repository
libfile-desktopentry-perl_0.07-1_all.deb 0.07 all Debian Main
libfile-desktopentry-perl - - -


Name Value
libfile-basedir-perl -
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package libfile-desktopentry-perl_0.07-1_all.deb
Source Package libfile-desktopentry-perl

Install Howto

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




2013-10-07 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-desktopentry-perl (0.07-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Drop POD patch, merged upstream.
* Update build dependencies.
* debian/rules: drop --buildsystem parameter from dh(1) call. Upstream
switched to pure EUMM.
2013-10-01 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-desktopentry-perl (0.05-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change Vcs-Git to canonical URI (git://
* Change based URIs to based URIs
* Fix typo in long description of binary package.
Thanks to Pascal De Vuyst <> (Closes: #703831)
[ Axel Beckert ]
* debian/copyright: migrate pre-1.0 format to 1.0 using "cme fix dpkg-
[ gregor herrmann ]
* New upstream release.
* Update years of packaging copyright.
* Refresh and forward patch.
* Update (build) dependencies. Drop unneeded version, make sure we have
newer Module::Build.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.4.
* Update used specification version in long description and link to it.
Including a lintian-override for the too-long link.
* Add /me to Uploaders.
2011-09-17 - Ansgar Burchardt <>
libfile-desktopentry-perl (0.04-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Remove Florian Ragwitz from Uploaders (closes: #523252).
[ Nathan Handler ]
* debian/watch: Update to ignore development releases.
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
* Use source format 3.0 (quilt).
* Use tiny debian/rules with debhelper 8.
* Convert debian/copyright to proposed machine-readable format.
* debian/control: Mention module name in description; remove URL to
+ Also remove lintian override for extended-description-line-too-long
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2.
2009-01-27 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libfile-desktopentry-perl (0.04-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
* debian/control: Added: ${misc:Depends} to Depends: field.
[ Gunnar Wolf ]
* Added quilt to build-dependencies
* Escaped missing metacharacters from the POD (Closes: #475485)
2008-07-01 - Gunnar Wolf <>
libfile-desktopentry-perl (0.04-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Take over for the Debian Perl Group with maintainer's permission
* debian/control: Added: Vcs-Svn field (source stanza); Vcs-Browser
field (source stanza); Homepage field (source stanza). Changed:
Maintainer set to Debian Perl Group <pkg-perl-> (was: Florian Ragwitz
<>); Florian Ragwitz <> moved to
* debian/watch: use dist-based URL.
[ Gunnar Wolf ]
* Fixed obsolete URL in short description (Closes: #475484)
* Updated standards-version to 3.8.0 (no changes neeeded)
* Added myself as an uploader
* Added Lintian override, as the URL in the long description is over 80
characters long
2007-12-01 - Raphael Hertzog <>
libfile-desktopentry-perl (0.04-0.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* New upstream version. Closes: #453236
* Switched debian/compat to 5 and adjusted debhelper build-dependency.
* Added a debian/watch file.
* Added libtest-pod-perl and libtest-pod-coverage-perl to
Build-Depends-Indep to enable all tests.
* Add libfile-basedir-perl (>= 0.03) to Depends and Build-Depends-Indep
fields (needed for runtime and tests).
* Add libmodule-build-perl to Build-Depends as it's the new build system.
2005-11-30 - Florian Ragwitz <>
libfile-desktopentry-perl (0.02-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

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