brag - Downloads and assembles multipart Usenet binaries

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name brag
Package version 1.4.1
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 104 B
Download size 20.14 KB
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Brag collects and assembles multipart binary attachements from
newsgroups. This is a robust command-line tool, well suited to run
as a cron job.
* Collects and downloads multipart binary attachements
* Supported encodings: uuencode, MIME base64 and yenc
* Filters messages using accept/reject patterns
* Optionally saves message subjects
* Supports NNTP authentication
* Supports non-default NNTP ports
* Can combine parts from different newsgroups or even different servers
* Bulletproof: Restarts from the last successful operation


Package Version Architecture Repository
brag_1.4.1-2_all.deb 1.4.1 all Debian Main
brag - - -


Name Value
tcl8.3 -
tclsh -
uudeview -


Type URL
Binary Package brag_1.4.1-2_all.deb
Source Package brag

Install Howto

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




2005-10-11 - Simon Kelley <>
brag (1.4.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added -k option, to avoid unpleasant filename mangling (closes: #167662)
* Move to DebHelper 4
2003-12-27 - Simon Kelley <>
brag (1.4.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream which uses different decoder, updated dependencies to
reflect this.
2003-11-08 - Simon Kelley <>
brag (1.3.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream. (closes: #219756)
2003-09-14 - Simon Kelley <>
brag (1.2.9-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Send MODE READER command _after_ athenticating. (closes: #210448)
2003-09-03 - Simon Kelley <>
brag (1.2.9-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Better check for return code from MODE READER command (closes: #205649)
2003-06-01 - Simon Kelley <>
brag (1.2.9-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Applied patch to send MODE READER command (closes: #188753)
2003-04-07 - Simon Kelley <>
brag (1.2.9-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added Build-depends: debphelper (closes: #187946)
2002-08-18 - Simon Kelley <>
brag (1.2.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream.

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