maqview - graphical read alignment viewer for short gene sequences

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name maqview
Package version 0.2.5
Package release 6
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 631 B
Download size 293.88 KB
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Maqview is graphical read alignment viewer. It is specifically designed
for the Maq alignment file and allows you to see the mismatches, base
qualities and mapping qualities. Maqview is nothing fancy as Consed or
GAP, but just a simple viewer for you to see what happens in a
particular region.
In comparison to tgap-maq, the text-based read alignment viewer writen
by James Bonfield, Maqview is faster and takes up much less memory and
disk space in indexing. This is possibly because tgap aims to be a
general-purpose viewer but Maqview fully makes use of the fact that a
Maq alignment file has already been sorted. Maqview is also efficient in
viewing and provides a command-line tool to quickly retrieve any region
in an Maq alignment file.


Package Version Architecture Repository
maqview_0.2.5-6_i386.deb 0.2.5 i386 Debian Main
maqview - - -


Name Value
freeglut3 -
libc6 >= 2.15
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libgl1 -
libgl1-mesa-glx -
libglu1 -
libglu1-mesa -
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1
libx11-6 -
libxi6 -


Type URL
Binary Package maqview_0.2.5-6_amd64.deb
Source Package maqview

Install Howto

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




2013-06-25 - Andreas Tille <>
maqview (0.2.5-6) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches/fix-gcc-4.5.patch: Prevent from trying to link
libglut statically.
Closes: #713473
* debian/control: cme fix dpkg-control
2013-05-10 - Andreas Tille <>
maqview (0.2.5-5) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches/fix-gcc-4.5.patch: Append -Xi to linker libraries
Closes: #707426
* debian/control:
- Add libxi6 to Build-Depends
- Standard-Version: 3.9.4 (no changes needed)
- removed DM-Upload-Allowed
2012-06-08 - Andreas Tille <>
maqview (0.2.5-4) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/watch: call debian/get-orig-source
* debian/get-orig-source: Enable download directly from uscan
* debian/patches/fix-hurd-build.patch: Enable building under
GNU/Hurd (Thanks to Cyril Roelandt <> for the
Closes: #675622
2012-05-02 - Andreas Tille <>
maqview (0.2.5-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/use-dpkg-buildflags.patch: Use build flags from environment
to enable hardening (Thanks to Simon Ruderich <>
for the patch)
2012-04-27 - Andreas Tille <>
maqview (0.2.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches/gcc-4.7.patch: Enable building with g++-4.7
Closes: #667271
* debian/control:
- Standards-Version: 3.9.3 (no changes needed)
- Fixed Vcs fields
- Removed quilt from Build-Depends because it is not needed
* debian/rules: Use autoreconf which is more simple and transparent
than the manual way to build twice in a row
* debian/copyright: DEP5 (verified using `cme fix dpkg-copyright`)
* debian/upstream: Reference
* debhelper 9 (control+compat) - however hardening flags do not
seem to propagate
* debian/maqview.lintian-overrides: Different output format
from lintian
2010-11-22 - Andreas Tille <>
maqview (0.2.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release
Closes: #604497

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