blosxom - light, feature-packed weblog app with plugin extensibility

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name blosxom
Package version 2.1.2
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 176 B
Download size 27.72 KB
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Blosxom (pronounced "Blossom") is a lightweight yet feature-packed
weblog application designed from the ground up with simplicity,
usability, and interoperability in mind.
Fundamental is its reliance upon the file system, folders and files as
its content database. Blosxom's weblog entries are plain text files
like any other. Write from the comfort of your favorite text editor
and hit the Save button. Create, edit, rename, and delete entries on
the command-line, via FTP, WebDAV, or anything else you might use to
manipulate your files. There's no import or export; entries are
nothing more complex than title on the first line, body being
everything thereafter.
Despite its tiny footprint, Blosxom doesn't skimp on features,
sporting the majority of features one would find in any other Weblog
application.  Additionally, Blosxom 2 includes support for plugins, and
thus much more extensive customization.
Blosxom is simple, straightforward, minimalist Perl affording even the
dabbler an opportunity for experimentation and customization. And
last, but not least, Blosxom is open source and free for the taking
and altering.


Package Version Architecture Repository
blosxom_2.1.2-1_all.deb 2.1.2 all Debian Main
blosxom - - -


Name Value
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Type URL
Binary Package blosxom_2.1.2-1_all.deb
Source Package blosxom

Install Howto

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




2008-10-02 - Gerfried Fuchs <>
blosxom (2.1.2-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream release: Fixes Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability with
respect to unknown flavours (CVE-2008-2236) (closes: #500873)
* Corrected Axel's email address in Uploaders field, sorry.
2008-08-07 - Gerfried Fuchs <>
blosxom (2.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Gerfried Fuchs ]
* New upstream release which fixes a regression from the previous blosxom
2.0 version we have currently in stable (closes: #492987)
* Add Vcs-* informations to source control file.
* Forgot to mention in the previous upload that I added Axel Beckert as
Co-Maintainer. Welcome on board. :)
* Update debian/README.Debian with more current informations, especially
related to referencing the proper URLs (closes: #492985)
* Add the moved $encode_xml_entities config option to blosxom.conf, too.
[ Axel Beckert ]
* Clearified debian/NEWS.Debian with respect to rss aggregators.
* Fix copyright year information for Rael on blosxom.cgi.
2008-07-25 - Gerfried Fuchs <>
blosxom (2.1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release which did incorporate all patches and in parts also
improved them. Wooh.
* Updated blosxom.conf with additional default values.
* Added NEWS.Debian entry about the most important changes triggered by
* Fixed/Updated copyright informations.
* Install now available upstream ChangeLog.
* Added watch file.
* Moved timezone plugin to /etc/blosxom/plugins-available so people can
symlink if they like but are not forced to use it (closes: #237018)
* Added new 00RssLimit plugin, enabled by default, with limited to 5
entries in RSS flavours, no change for others (closes: #373570)
* Generate conffiles file automatically to not miss anything
* Changed postrm symlink cleanup to cleaning every symlink in the flavours
dir (Closes: #454942, #486924)
* Added preinst script to cleanup flavour symlinks which aren't shipped
anymore, removed old postinst script.
* Changed postrm to only do the cleanup when the directory still exists,
thanks to Carsten Hey for pointing it out.
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.8.0:
- Added Homepage: to control file.
* Removed debian/compat which wasn't used anymore anyway.
* Fixed a typo in the former changelog entry.
2007-07-27 - Gerfried Fuchs <>
blosxom (2.0-15) unstable; urgency=low
* The "is it this time of the year again..." release.
* Set myself as lone maintainer.
* Remove debhelper stuff.
* Remove debconf handling for upgrades since before sarge release
(closes: #388830, #313164, #422247, #420956)
* Fixed image URL in cgi script (closes: #406445)
* Pulled fix for xml breakage from new upstream release
(closes: #280912)
* Fixed postrm (closes: #372480)
* debian/rules: Removed some cruft.
* Use ctime from POSIX instead of Time::localtime which seems to break
localtime()'s $isdst which is needed to fix the timezone handling for
nice_date (closes: #233403)
* Get rid of param("-f") and replace it by more flexible usable
$ENV{BLOSXOM_CONFIG_FILE} (closes: #423441, #234309)
* Add a NEWS.Debian file about these changes.
2006-05-25 - Gerfried Fuchs <>
blosxom (2.0-14) unstable; urgency=low
* Added debconf translations:
Czech by Miroslav Kure (closes: #315832)
Vietnamese by Clytie Siddall (closes: #313163)
Swedish by Daniel Nylander (closes: #339787)
Spanish by César Gómez Martín (closes: #333890)
* Updated URLs in copyright file, noticed by Alexander Schmehl
(closes: #366326)
* Added | debconf-2.0 alternative (closes: #331763)
* Set debhelper compat to 5 and bumped standards version to 3.7.2.
2005-05-31 - Gerfried Fuchs <>
blosxom (2.0-13) unstable; urgency=medium
* The "last minute flight to sarge" release
* Updated ja debconf translation from Hideki Yamane (closes: #311173)

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