abook - text-based ncurses address book application

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name abook
Package version 0.6.1
Package release 1+b1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 269 B
Download size 84.68 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
abook is a text-based ncurses address book application. It provides many
different fields of user info. abook is designed for use with mutt, but
can be used independently.


Package Version Architecture Repository
abook_0.6.1-1+b1_i386.deb 0.6.1 i386 Debian Main
abook - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.14
libncursesw5 >= 6
libreadline7 >= 6.0
libtinfo5 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package abook_0.6.1-1+b1_amd64.deb
Source Package abook

Install Howto

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




2015-12-30 - Denis Briand <debian@denis-briand.fr>
abook (0.6.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Rhonda D'Vine ]
* New upstream release, which fixes:
+ Add an address to Abook with Mutt delete all phone numbers
(Closes: #727245)
+ incorporated patches 02_fix-manpage (Closes: #771343)
[ Denis Briand ]
* Use dh_autoreconf.
* Remove autotools-dev build dependency.
* Remove merged patch 03_datafile-f-switch.
* Add debhelper token into maintainers scripts.
* Rename postinst and postrm files into abook.*
* Switch debian/copyright file to machine readable format.
* Add fix_spelling_error_in_binary.diff patch
to fix error with "occurred" word
2015-08-13 - Denis Briand <debian@denis-briand.fr>
abook (0.6.0~pre2-5) unstable; urgency=low
* fix error into debian/postinst file (Closes: #791803).
Thanks to Salvatore Bonaccorso.
* Switch source package to debhelper. 
* Fix broken Vcs-git link (Closes: #791612) 
2015-07-06 - Denis Briand <debian@denis-briand.fr>
abook (0.6.0~pre2-4) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Rhonda D'Vine ]
* Add -std=gnu89 to CFLAGS as suggested by Martin Michlmayr to fix FTBFS
with gcc-5, thanks (closes: #777764)
[ Denis Briand ]
* Add me as co-maintainer (Thanks Rhonda).
* Bump standards version to 3.9.6
* Use dpkg-buildflags.
* Rename Debian version (same of upstream tarball)
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
2012-04-26 - Gerfried Fuchs <rhonda@debian.org>
abook (0.6.0~pre2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Overlooked NMU done by Tim Retout while merging from experimental to
unstable, resulting in (repeated) FTBFS:
- debian/control: Build-Depend on libreadline6-dev instead of
libreadline5-dev. (Closes: #553712)
* Applied that again (closes: #670445)

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