pwget - downloader utility which resembles wget (implemented in Perl)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name pwget
Package version 2010.1012+git5feaa59
Package release 2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 360 B
Download size 111.50 KB
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Pwget is similar to wget(1) but it can use categorized configuration
files, analyze Web pages, and "search" for download links as
instructed. Instead of absolute links, it contains heuristics to
track newer versions of files.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pwget_2010.1012+git5feaa59-2_amd64.deb 2010.1012+git5feaa59 amd64 Debian Main
pwget - - -


Name Value
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package pwget_2010.1012+git5feaa59-2_i386.deb
Source Package pwget

Install Howto

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




2014-02-21 - Jari Aalto <>
pwget (2010.1012+git5feaa59-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/compat
- Update to 9.
* debian/control
- (Build-Depends): Update to debhelper 9.
- (Homepage): Update broken URL.
- (Standards-Version): Update to 3.9.5.
* debian/copyright
- Update to Copyright Format 1.0.
* debian/patches:
- (10, 20): New. Corrections for HTML and manual page.
2010-10-12 - Jari Aalto <>
pwget (2010.1012+git5feaa59-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* debian/control
- (Vcs-*): new fields.
* debian/rules:
- Clean up targets. (Closes: #593767).
* debian/compat
- Update to 8.
* debian/control
- (Build-Depends): update to debhelper 8.
- (Standards-Version): 3.9.1.
* debian/pwget.doc-base
- (Text): New.
- (Html): Correct paths.
2010-03-07 - Jari Aalto <>
pwget (2010.0307+git7a97067-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #571009).

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