lunar - Chinese Lunar Calendar conversion utility

Distribution: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name: lunar
Package version: 2.2
Package release: 3.1
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 80 B
Download size: 15.09 KB
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The program performs date conversion between the Gregorian Solar Calendar (SC) and the Chinese Lunar Calendar (LC). Given a date in either calendar, the program also outputs the corresponding "shengxiao" animal of the year) and "ganzhi" characters. The date range currently covered is from about 1900 A.D. to 2049 A.D.




    Binary package: lunar_2.2-3.1_amd64.deb
    Source package: lunar

    Install Howto

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


    • /usr/bin/lunar
    • /usr/share/doc/lunar/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/lunar/copyright
    • /usr/share/lunar/lunar.bitmap
    • /usr/share/man/man1/lunar.1.gz


    2008-10-05 - LI Daobing <> lunar (2.2-3.1) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload. * FIX: lunar-2.2 wrong output on year 2033 (Closes: #366918)

    2006-01-04 - Anthony Fok <> lunar (2.2-3) unstable; urgency=low * Added --utf8 option. (Closes: Bug#288170) * Updated Standards-Version: 3.6.2 * [lunar.c]: Added "#include <stdlib.h>" to remove compiler warnings.

    2002-10-19 - Anthony Fok <> lunar (2.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium * Oops, I forgot to install lunar.bitmap and to specify its full path in the source code! Many thanks to Jeronimo Pellegrini for providing the patch to fix the problem. (Closes: Bug#162634)

    2002-09-22 - Anthony Fok <> lunar (2.2-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial Release. * Added Big5 output in addition to the original Hanzi (GB) output.