dzen2 - General-purpose messaging and notification program for X11

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename dzen2_0.9.5~svn271-4+b1_i386.deb
Package name dzen2
Package version 0.9.5~svn271
Package release 4+b1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::c interface::commandline interface::graphical interface::x11 role::program uitoolkit::xlib use::monitor x11
License -
Maintainer Ryan Kavanagh <>
Download size 39.29 KB
Installed size 129.00 KB
Dzen was designed to be scriptable in any language and integrate well
with window managers like dwm, wmii and xmonad though it will work
with any window manger.


Package Version Architecture Repository
dzen2_0.9.5~svn271-4+b1_amd64.deb 0.9.5~svn271 amd64 Debian Main
dzen2 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libx11-6 -
libxft2 >> 2.1.1
libxinerama1 -
libxpm4 -


Type URL
Binary Package dzen2_0.9.5~svn271-4+b1_i386.deb
Source Package dzen2

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install dzen2 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install dzen2




2013-09-14 - Ryan Kavanagh <>
dzen2 (0.9.5~svn271-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Don't manually link with -L/usr/lib (Closes: #722766)
2013-07-14 - Ryan Kavanagh <>
dzen2 (0.9.5~svn271-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable
* Add a gbp.conf to use pristine-tar / sign tags / etc.
2013-04-22 - Ryan Kavanagh <>
dzen2 (0.9.5~svn271-2) experimental; urgency=low
* Enable XFT, XPM, and xinerama support; 04_use_xft_xpm_xinerama.diff
This fixes a regression where XFT and xinerama support was disabled in the
last release.
2013-04-20 - Ryan Kavanagh <>
dzen2 (0.9.5~svn271-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Imported Upstream version 0.9.5~svn271 (Closes: #561286)
+ Get rid of inline patch; reintroduced as 01_build_gadgets.diff
+ Mouse events now work (Closes: #499651)
+ Update copyright file
* Set myself as maintainer with Petr Rockai's permission
* Update and simplify 01_build_gadgets.diff for current Makefiles
* Set the install prefix to /usr, 02_install_prefix.diff
* Set the CFLAGS to use dpkg-buildflags, 03_CFLAGS.diff
* Add missing build-dependencies on pkg-config and libxft-dev
* Bump standards version to 3.9.4
* Add Vcs-{Git,Browser} pointing to collab-maint
* Add link to current Homepage in control
* Drop CDBS in favour of dh >= 9, update rules and compat accordingly
* Binaries are now installed by upstream Makefiles, update dzen2.install
* Correct hyphen-as-minus-sign warnings in dzen2-dbar.1
* Set the Debian source format to 3.0 (quilt)
* Make use of inheritance in debian/control: Don't define Section twice
* Clean gadgets in rules' clean target
* Add empty watch file: upstream does not provide a method of tracking new
* Update the gadgets' manpages
2010-06-26 - Petr Rockai <>
dzen2 (0.8.5-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Install gadgets README files (closes: #499649),
* install bundled bitmaps (closes: #499079),
* enable XPM support (closes: #498153).
2008-06-10 - Petr Rockai <>
dzen2 (0.8.5-3) unstable; urgency=low
* By a silly mistake, we had installed gadgets into
/usr/bin/dzen2-<gadget>/<gadget> instead of /usr/bin/dzen2-<gadget>.
This is now fixed. Thanks to Kai Hendry for reporting that.
2008-06-05 - Petr Rockai <>
dzen2 (0.8.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix typos in description (closes: #477981),
* include gadgets in the package (closes: #458906), thanks for manpages.
2007-10-29 - Petr Rockai <>
dzen2 (0.8.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version (closes: #451815).
2007-10-29 - Petr Rockai <>
dzen2 (0.8.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release, (Closes: #429227)
* add a manpage for the dzen2 binary.
2007-08-06 - Petr Rockai <>
dzen2 (0.8.0-0) UNRELEASED
* Initial packaging.

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