libwww-perl - simple and consistent interface to the world-wide web

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libwww-perl
Package version 6.08
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 416 B
Download size 189.65 KB
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libwww-perl (also known as LWP) is a collection of Perl modules that provide
a simple and consistent programming interface (API) to the World-Wide Web.
The main focus of the library is to provide classes and functions that allow
you to write WWW clients. It also contains general purpose modules, as well
as a simple HTTP/1.1-compatible server implementation.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libwww-perl_6.08-1_all.deb 6.08 all Debian Main
libwww-perl - - -


Name Value
ca-certificates -
libencode-locale-perl -
libfile-listing-perl -
libhtml-parser-perl -
libhtml-tagset-perl -
libhtml-tree-perl -
libhttp-cookies-perl -
libhttp-date-perl -
libhttp-message-perl -
libhttp-negotiate-perl -
liblwp-mediatypes-perl -
liblwp-protocol-https-perl -
libnet-http-perl >= 6.07
liburi-perl -
libwww-robotrules-perl -
netbase -
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package libwww-perl_6.08-1_all.deb
Source Package libwww-perl

Install Howto

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




2014-07-26 - gregor herrmann <>
libwww-perl (6.08-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Bump versioned (build) dependency on libnet-http-perl to 6.07 for IPv6
* Refresh drop-non-blocking-socket.patch (offset).
2014-07-04 - gregor herrmann <>
libwww-perl (6.07-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Update years of packaging copyright.
2014-04-24 - Dominique Dumont <>
libwww-perl (6.06-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version 6.06
* removed fix-https-proxy patch (applied upstream)
2014-04-12 - Damyan Ivanov <>
libwww-perl (6.05-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/control: remove Nicholas Bamber from Uploaders on request of
the MIA team.
* Strip trailing slash from metacpan URLs.
[ Damyan Ivanov ]
* add patch from Ivan Shmakov fixing validation of IPv6 proxy addresses
(Closes: #714961)
* add patch from Michael Shields disabling non-blocking socket I/O.
This requires handling of EINPROGRESS, which is not present.
(Closes: #216821)
2013-11-29 - Dominique Dumont <>
libwww-perl (6.05-2) unstable; urgency=low
* control: added dod to uploaders. Removed jawnsy and ryan
* added fix-https-patch from upstream that help fix #129528, #622212
2013-06-22 - gregor herrmann <>
libwww-perl (6.05-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Nathan Handler ]
* Email change: Nathan Handler ->
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change Vcs-Git to canonical URI (git://
* Change based URIs to based URIs
[ gregor herrmann ]
* New upstream release.
* debian/copyright: switch formatting to Copyright-Format 1.0.
* Make (build) dependency on libnet-http-perl versioned.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no further changes).
2012-02-19 - Alessandro Ghedini <>
libwww-perl (6.04-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
* New upstream release
2011-10-22 - Nicholas Bamber <>
libwww-perl (6.03-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Convert Vcs-* fields to Git.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* debian/copyright: Replace DEP5 Format-Specification URL from to URL.
[ Nicholas Bamber ]
* New upstream release
* Added override for DEP-5 format lintian warning
* Raised debhelper version and compat level to 8
* Downgraded libauthen-ntlm-perl to Suggests in sympathy with Ubuntu
2011-05-23 - Nicholas Bamber <>
libwww-perl (6.02-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Nicholas Bamber ]
* New upstream release
- Split off LWP::Protocol::https
- Removes need for patch
- Removes deprecated modules such as http10
* Added Recommends clause for libauthen-ntlm-perl
* Updated version in Breaks clause for tidy-proxy
* Updated version in Breaks clause for gsutil
* Raised standards version to 3.9.2
* Adding debian/clean
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/rules: unset PERL_LWP_SSL_VERIFY_HOSTNAME to make tests pass.
* Removed libio-socket-ssl-perl, libcrypt-ssleay-perl from Suggests clause
2011-04-07 - Nicholas Bamber <>
libwww-perl (6.01-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Add versioned Breaks clauses for packages which use HTTP::Daemon
or HTML::Form (Closes: #621135)

See Also

Package Description
libwww-robotrules-perl_6.01-1_all.deb database of robots.txt-derived permissions
libwww-search-perl_2.51.30-1_all.deb Perl modules which provide an API to WWW search engines
libwww-shorten-perl_3.06-1_all.deb interface to URL shortening sites
libwww-topica-perl_0.6-5_all.deb Perl module to read emails from a Topica mailing list
libwww-wikipedia-perl_2.00-1_all.deb perl module that provides an automated interface to Wikipedia
libwww-youtube-download-perl_0.56-2_all.deb module for downloading video from YouTube
libwwwbrowser-perl_2.23-2_all.deb Platform independent means to start a WWW browser
libwx-glcanvas-perl_0.09-3+b1_amd64.deb Perl interface to wxWidgets' OpenGL canvas
libwx-perl-datawalker-perl_0.02-1_all.deb Perl data structure browser
libwx-perl-processstream-perl_0.32-1_all.deb Wx::Perl module to access IO of external processes via events
libwx-perl_0.9923-4_amd64.deb interface to wxWidgets cross-platform GUI toolkit
libwx-scintilla-perl_0.39-1+b1_amd64.deb source code editor component for wxWidgets
libwxbase3.0-0_3.0.2-1+b1_amd64.deb wxBase library (runtime) - non-GUI support classes of wxWidgets toolkit
libwxbase3.0-dev_3.0.2-1+b1_amd64.deb wxBase library (development) - non-GUI support classes of wxWidgets toolkit
libwxgtk-media3.0-0_3.0.2-1+b1_amd64.deb wxWidgets Cross-platform C++ GUI toolkit (GTK+ media library runtime)