sysvbanner - System-V banner clone

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename sysvbanner_1.0.15_amd64.deb
Package name sysvbanner
Package version 1.0.15
Package release -
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category game::toys misc network::service use::viewing works-with::text
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ryan Niebur <>
Download size 6.26 KB
Installed size 72.00 KB
Displays a `banner' text the same way as the System V banner does:


Package Version Architecture Repository
sysvbanner_1.0.15_i386.deb 1.0.15 i386 Debian Main
sysvbanner - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.2.5


Type URL
Binary Package sysvbanner_1.0.15_amd64.deb
Source Package sysvbanner

Install Howto

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




2009-05-07 - Ryan Niebur <>
sysvbanner (1.0.15) unstable; urgency=low
* fix Standards-Version to be 3.8.1
* add build dependency on debhelper 7 (Closes: #526847)
* completely redo debian/rules with debhelper 7
* add debian/compat
* remove README.debian
* remove prerm, doubt it's needed anymore
* adopt package (Closes: #527153)
* remove dependency on bsdmainutils, remove conflict on old version,
it is over 10 years old
* add misc:Depends dependency
* version number is now 1.0.15, making this a (correct) native package
- override latest-debian-changelog-entry-changed-to-native
* add the phrase 'public domain' to d/copyright to get rid of the
lintian wanring
* add Vcs-* fields
2009-05-03 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-14) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload with correct e-Mail address.
2009-05-01 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-13) unstable; urgency=low
* update to standard version
* handle nostrip option (closes: #438083)
* change permissions of debian/files and debian/substvars
* orphaned package
2003-02-16 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-12) unstable; urgency=low
* renamed <strings.h> to <string.h> include to fix compiler warning
* do not set link to /usr/doc in postinst (fixes lintian bug)
* make it a foreign Debian package, by creating an "original" .tar.gz
out of the original shell archive (sysbanner was posted to 
comp.sources.misc, Volume 3, Issue 71) (closes: #44247)
2002-08-24 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-11) unstable; urgency=low
* updated standard version, strip binary on install
2001-01-07 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-10) unstable; urgency=low
* recompile for woody
1999-10-10 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-9) unstable; urgency=low
* adapted to follow FHS (rules and Makefile updated).
1999-05-15 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-8) unstable; urgency=low
* recompile for potato.
* renamed changelog to changelog.Debian
1998-02-10 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-7) unstable; urgency=low
* fixed bugs reported by lintian: md5sums-file starting with dot.
* changed maintainer address to official Debian address.
1998-01-25 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
* added Conflicts with bsdmainutils (<< 3.3). This removes an overlap as
reported by Richard Braakman.
* changed Priority to optional

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