eblook - electronic dictionary search command using EB Library

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename eblook_1.6.1-14_i386.deb
Package name eblook
Package version 1.6.1
Package release 14
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category hardware::storage hardware::storage:cd interface::commandline role::program scope::utility text use::searching works-with::dictionary
Homepage http://openlab.jp/edict/eblook/
License -
Maintainer Tatsuya Kinoshita <tats@debian.org>
Download size 51.29 KB
Installed size 101.00 KB
eblook is a command for accessing electronic dictionaries using EB
Library.  By this command, you can easily use CD-ROM books of EPWING
format (EPWING is popular in Japan).
For emacsen, please install the lookup-el package.  It works as an
interface to eblook on emacsen.


Package Version Architecture Repository
eblook_1.6.1-14_amd64.deb 1.6.1 amd64 Debian Main
eblook - - -


Name Value
dpkg >= 1.15.4
install-info -
libc6 >= 2.4
libeb16 -
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package eblook_1.6.1-14_i386.deb
Source Package eblook

Install Howto

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




2015-04-28 - Tatsuya Kinoshita <tats@debian.org>
eblook (1:1.6.1-14) unstable; urgency=low
* Integrate Debian patches into 010_debian.patch
- Fix segfaults when HOME unset. (closes: #715857)
- Convert info documentation to UTF-8 (closes: #760547)
* Update debian/copyright
* Update Vcs-Browser
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.6
2014-01-03 - Tatsuya Kinoshita <tats@debian.org>
eblook (1:1.6.1-13) unstable; urgency=low
* Use autotools-dev to update config.* at build time
* Drop 10_config-update.patch
* Add Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.5
* Update debian/copyright
2012-07-08 - Tatsuya Kinoshita <tats@debian.org>
eblook (1:1.6.1-12) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules: Use dpkg-buildflags to support hardening flags
* debian/patches/50_ldflags.patch: Typo fix for LDFLAGS
2012-04-29 - Tatsuya Kinoshita <tats@debian.org>
eblook (1:1.6.1-11) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/copyright: Switch to copyright-format-1.0.
* debian/rules: New targets build-arch and build-indep.
* debian/control: Update Standards-Version to 3.9.3.
2011-04-20 - Tatsuya Kinoshita <tats@debian.org>
eblook (1:1.6.1-10) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control:
- Change Build-Depends from libeb13-dev to libeb16-dev.
- Update Standards-Version to 3.9.2.
* debian/copyright: Updated.
2010-08-18 - Tatsuya Kinoshita <tats@debian.org>
eblook (1:1.6.1-9) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/40_eb-read-ssize.patch: Patch to fix incompatible pointer
type ('ssize_t *' vs 'int *') for eb_read_* functions. (closes: #593476)
2010-08-15 - Tatsuya Kinoshita <tats@debian.org>
eblook (1:1.6.1-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/30_codeconv-size.patch: Patch to fix codeconv problems
(size_t vs int, etc.), from the upstream mailing list [edict 2711], on
2010-08-15, provided by Kazuhiro Ito. (closes: #593006)
2010-06-20 - Tatsuya Kinoshita <tats@debian.org>
eblook (1:1.6.1-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/rules, debian/control: Don't use readline to prevent a wrong
behavior. (closes: #586455)
2010-06-02 - Tatsuya Kinoshita <tats@debian.org>
eblook (1:1.6.1-6) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules: Use --with-readline to prevent a failure of
current_to_euc(). (suggested by TSUCHIYA Masatoshi)
* debian/control: Add libreadline-dev to Build-Depends.
2010-04-20 - Tatsuya Kinoshita <tats@debian.org>
eblook (1:1.6.1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches/20_strcpy-fix.patch: Fix wrong usage of strcpy in
parsing command line. (reported by Daiki Ueno at
* debian/patches: Renumbered.

See Also

Package Description
ebnetd-common_1.0.dfsg.1-4.3+b2_i386.deb Common files for the EBNETD suite
ebnetd_1.0.dfsg.1-4.3+b2_i386.deb the server of EBNET protocol
ebnflint_0.0~git20150826.1.eb7c1fa-1_i386.deb verifies EBNF productions are consistent and grammatically correct
eboard-extras-pack1_2-3_all.deb additional piece sets and sounds for eboard (pack 1)
eboard_1.1.1-6.1+b1_i386.deb GTK+ chessboard program
ebook-speaker_4.1.0-2_i386.deb eBook reader that reads aloud in a synthetic voice
ebook2cw_0.8.2-2+b1_i386.deb convert ebooks to Morse MP3s/OGGs
ebook2cwgui_0.1.2-3+b1_i386.deb GUI for ebook2cw
ebook2epub_0.9.5-1+b1_i386.deb other E-Book formats to EPUB converter
ebook2odt_0.9.5-1+b1_i386.deb E-Book formats to OpenDocument converter
ebtables_2.0.10.4-3.5+b1_i386.deb Ethernet bridge frame table administration
ebumeter-doc_0.4.0-3_all.deb Loudness measurement EBU-R128 - documentation
ebumeter_0.4.0-3_i386.deb Loudness measurement according to EBU-R128
ebview_0.3.6.2-1.4+b1_i386.deb EPWING dictionary viewer
ecaccess_4.0.1-1_all.deb clients to access ECMWF facilities