fish - friendly interactive shell

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
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
Category implemented-in::c interface::shell role::program scope::utility shells uitoolkit::ncurses
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_2.4.0-1_amd64.deb 2.4.0 amd64 Debian Main
fish - - -


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