fish - friendly interactive shell

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386 Official
Package filename fish_2.4.0-1_i386.deb
Package name fish
Package version 2.4.0
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
License -
Maintainer Tristan Seligmann <>
Download size 554.54 KB
Installed size 3.56 MB
Fish is a shell geared towards interactive use.  Its features are focused on
user friendliness and discoverability.  The language syntax is simple but
incompatible with other shell languages.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fish All All All


Name Value
bc -
dpkg >= 1.17.14
fish-common = 2.4.0-1
libc6 >= 2.15
libgcc1 >= 1:4.2
libncurses5 >= 6
libpcre2-32-0 -
libstdc++6 >= 5.2
libtinfo5 >= 6
lynx -
www-browser -


Type URL
Binary Package fish_2.4.0-1_i386.deb
Source Package fish

Install Howto

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




2016-12-11 - Tristan Seligmann <>
fish (2.4.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
2016-07-07 - Tristan Seligmann <>
fish (2.3.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Switch debian/watch over to GitHub and check PGP signature
(closes: #829760).
2016-05-22 - Tristan Seligmann <>
fish (2.3.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
- Refresh patches.
- Drop history-permissions-871a208.patch (was taken from upstream).
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8 (no changes).
* Update Vcs-* to use https.
2015-12-16 - Tristan Seligmann <>
fish (2.2.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Backport upstream patch for history permissions handling
(closes: #804092).
2015-08-02 - Tristan Seligmann <>
fish (2.2.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix botched maintainer scripts, and simplify by using .maintscript
files; this restores the add-shell/remove-shell functionality so fish
should once again be added to /etc/shells (closes: #793822).
2015-07-18 - Tristan Seligmann <>
fish (2.2.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add Pre-Depends for dpkg-maintscript-helper symlink_to_dir command
(closes: #792658).
* New upstream release.
- fishd has been removed upstream (closes: #788056).
- Deprecated GREP_* environment variables are no longer used
(closes: #791686).
- jQuery is no longer included in the upstream tarball, so no need to
repack (Angular is used in its place, but it is an unminified copy).
- sys_errlist is no longer used if unavailable (closes: #771052).
- Refresh patches to apply cleanly again.
* Apply patch from Chris Lamb to avoid locale-specific ordering
(closes: #791648).
2015-06-09 - Tristan Seligmann <>
fish (2.1.2+dfsg1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* libjs-jquery dependency belongs more properly in fish-common.
* Fix replacement of /usr/doc symlinks with real directories
(closes: #788162).
2015-04-29 - Tristan Seligmann <>
fish (2.1.2+dfsg1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Normalized versioning scheme.
* Update debian/copyright, and switch to machine-readable format.
- Files-Excluded is now used for rebuilding the upstream tarball.
* Remove obsolete Suggests: menu (closes: #647367).
2014-12-13 - Tristan Seligmann <>
fish (2.1.1.dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Adopting, set myself as maintainer (closes: #771785).
* Switch to dh sequencer (closes: #770973).
* Various general package cleanups / fixes.
- Bump Standards-Version.
- Update debian/watch.
- Update Vcs-* fields.
* Add Python to Recommends as various helper tools require it.
- Also update the scripts to use system Python instead of env.
* Move arch-indep files to fish-common package.
* Allow parallel building in debian/rules.
2014-12-01 - Gustavo Noronha Silva <>
fish (2.1.1.dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Orphaning.

See Also

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fitsh_0.9.2-1+b1_i386.deb Software package for astronomical image processing
fitspng_0.3.5-1+b1_i386.deb FITS to PNG converter
fitsverify_4.18-1+b1_i386.deb FITS File Format-Verification Tool
fityk_1.3.0-1_i386.deb general-purpose nonlinear curve fitting and data analysis
fiu-utils_0.95-3_i386.deb userspace fault injection framework (utilities)
five-or-more_3.22.2-1_i386.deb make color lines of five or more length
fixincludes_6.3.0-18+deb9u1_i386.deb Fix non-ANSI header files
fizmo-common_0.7.10-2_all.deb Provides localization data from all default fizmo-related
fizmo-console_0.7.10-2_i386.deb Console-based Z-machine interpreter for Infocom/Inform games
fizmo-ncursesw_0.7.10-2_i386.deb Ncurses-based Z-machine interpreter for Infocom/Inform games
fizsh_1.0.7-1_all.deb Friendly Interactive ZSHell
fl-cow_0.6-4.2_i386.deb copy-on-write utility