libfile-mimeinfo-perl - Perl module to determine file types

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libfile-mimeinfo-perl
Package version 0.26
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 142 B
Download size 48.93 KB
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File::MimeInfo can be used to determine the mime type of a file. It tries to
implement the freedesktop specification for a shared MIME database.
This package also contains two related utilities:
* mimetype: determine a file's mimetype
* mimeopen: open files according to their mimetype


Package Version Architecture Repository
libfile-mimeinfo-perl_0.26-1_all.deb 0.26 all Debian Main
libfile-mimeinfo-perl - - -


Name Value
libfile-basedir-perl -
libfile-desktopentry-perl -
perl -
shared-mime-info -


Type URL
Binary Package libfile-mimeinfo-perl_0.26-1_all.deb
Source Package libfile-mimeinfo-perl

Install Howto

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




2014-05-12 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.26-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
2014-04-03 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.25-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix bug number in last changelog entry.
* New upstream releases 0.23, 0.24, 0.25.
* Drop 0001-Properly-escape-MIME-types-containing.patch
(merged upstream).
2014-03-31 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.22-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add patch to escape MIME types before using them in regexps.
Thanks to brian m. carlson for the patch. (Closes: #690334)
2014-03-01 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.22-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
* New upstream release.
* Update years of packaging copyright and Upstream-Contact.
2013-12-25 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.21-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
Fixes "typo in mimeopen manpage (freedestop)" (Closes: #728614)
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.5.
2013-10-16 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.20-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
* fix typo in long description (files → file's)
Thanks to Pascal De Vuyst. Closes: #726100
* Imported Upstream version 0.20
+ fixes typos in documentation
* drop --build-system argument from dh, upstream removed Build.PL
2013-10-02 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.18-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Drop patches, both merged upstream.
* Build-depend on Module::Build 0.40.
2013-05-26 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.16-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change Vcs-Git to canonical URI (git://
* Change based URIs to based URIs
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Add a patch to fix test failures under Perl 5.18. (Closes: #709795)
* Add a patch to fix a spelling mistake.
* debian/copyright: switch formatting to Copyright-Format 1.0.
* Update years of packaging copyright.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes).
2012-01-05 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.16-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (closes: #421500).
* Remove patches, both applied upstream.
* Update years of upstream and packaging copyright.
2011-08-09 - gregor herrmann <>
libfile-mimeinfo-perl (0.15-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: Changed: Switched Vcs-Browser field to ViewSVN
(source stanza).
* debian/control: Added: ${misc:Depends} to Depends: field.
[ Ryan Niebur ]
* Remove Florian Ragwitz from Uploaders (Closes: #523235)
[ Nathan Handler ]
* debian/watch: Update to ignore development releases.
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
[ gregor herrmann ]
* Add patch to fix build failure with perl 5.14. (Closes: #629277)
* Switch to source format 3.0 (quilt).
* Use tiny debian/rules.
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 8.
* Add /me to Uploaders.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no changes).
* Mention module name in long description.
* debian/copyright: use DEP5 format.
* Remove unused lintian override.
* Add a patch to fix some spelling mistakes. (Closes: #485372)
* Add libtest-pod-perl, libtest-pod-coverage-perl to B-D-I.

See Also

Package Description
libfile-mmagic-perl_1.30-1_all.deb Perl module to guess file type
libfile-mmagic-xs-perl_0.09008-2+b1_amd64.deb Perl module to guess file type (à la mod_mime_magic)
libfile-modified-perl_0.09-1_all.deb module to check if files have changed
libfile-ncopy-perl_0.36-1_all.deb module for file copying like cp
libfile-next-perl_1.12-1_all.deb file-finding iterator
libfile-nfslock-perl_1.24-1_all.deb perl module to do NFS (or not) locking
libfile-path-expand-perl_1.02-2_all.deb expand user directories in filenames
libfile-path-tiny-perl_0.7-1_all.deb recursive version of mkdir() and rmdir()
libfile-pid-perl_1.01-1_all.deb Perl module for pid file manipulation
libfile-policy-perl_1.005-1_all.deb Simple policy for file I/O functions
libfile-pushd-perl_1.009-1_all.deb module for changing directory temporarily for a limited scope
libfile-queue-perl_1.01a-1_all.deb Perl module providing a persistent FIFO Queue using a file
libfile-read-perl_0.0801-4_all.deb interface for reading one or more files
libfile-readbackwards-perl_1.05-1_all.deb Perl module for reading a file backwards by lines
libfile-remove-perl_1.52-1_all.deb Perl module to remove files or directories