abook - text-based ncurses address book application

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name abook
Package version 0.6.0~pre2
Package release 3
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 281 B
Download size 81.83 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
abook is a text-based ncurses address book application. It provides many
different fields of user info. abook is designed for use with mutt, but
can be used independently.


Package Version Architecture Repository
abook_0.6.0~pre2-3_amd64.deb 0.6.0~pre2 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
abook - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.7
libncursesw5 >= 5.6+20070908
libreadline6 >= 6.0
libtinfo5 -


Type URL
Binary Package abook_0.6.0~pre2-3_i386.deb
Source Package abook

Install Howto

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




2012-04-26 - Gerfried Fuchs <rhonda@debian.org>
abook (0.6.0~pre2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Overlooked NMU done by Tim Retout while merging from experimental to
unstable, resulting in (repeated) FTBFS:
- debian/control: Build-Depend on libreadline6-dev instead of
libreadline5-dev. (Closes: #553712)
* Applied that again (closes: #670445)
2012-04-24 - Gerfried Fuchs <rhonda@debian.org>
abook (0.6.0~pre2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Finally uploading to unstable.  Making sure the changes are carried over,
- from 0.5.6-2:
- Swedish debconf translation, already mentioned in changelog but without
closes: #387518
- Fixed quoting in mutt config snippet noticed by Georg Neis, thanks
(closes: #394532)
- from 0.5.6-3:
- Japanese debconf translation by Noritada Kobayashi (closes: #412998)
- from 0.5.6-4:
- Dutch debconf translation by Bart Cornelis (closes: #415513)
- Updated menu file to go with new menu policy.
- debian/rules: slightly cleanup.
- from 0.5.6-5:
- Add Homepage to source control stanca.
- Bump Standards-Version to 3.7.3, menu file was already updated.
- Russian debconf translation by Yuri Kozlov (closes: #451813)
- search_ctrl-d_segfault_fix included in the release already
(closes: #462145)
- from 0.5.6-6:
- Made copyright file more clear.
- Updated watch file to use special uscan hack for sourceforge.
- Updated Standards-Version to 3.8.0, added README.source file.
- New debconf translations:
- Spanish debconf translation by Carlos Eduardo Sotelo Pinto
(closes: #484848)
- Portuguese debconf translation, already mentioned in changelog but
without (closes: #489036). Actually the one mentioned was a newer
one than the one in the unstable branch.
- Fixed Catalan po file encoding.
- Use versioned Build-Depends on quilt for quilt.make usage.
- Also strip sections .comment and .note
- Add patch fix-manpage to escape hyphens where they should be minus
signs (adjusted it for the 0.6.0~pre2 release)
- from 0.5.6-7:
- Build-Depend on autotools-dev, copy config.{guess,sub} before configure
run and remove them in clean target (closes: #535739)
- Updated to Standards-Version 3.8.2: Switched from findstring to filter
and add support parallel.
suggestion from policy.
- Switched the packaging licensing to BSD style.
- New patch datafile-f-switch: Let --datafile also work through -f short
option, suggested by Joey Schulze
- Traditional Chinese debconf translation by Kanru Chen (closes: #508023)
* Relicense packaging under WTFPLv2.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3.
* New debconf translations:
- Danish by Joe Hansen (closes: #626630)
- Polish by Michał Kułach (closes: #658602)
- Italian by Francesca Ciceri (closes: #658744)
* Add Vcs-* fields to debian/control.
* Explicit call set -e in config/postrm/postinst scripts instead of on the
shebang line.
* Add recommended targets build-arch/build-indep to debian/rules.
2006-09-07 - Gerfried Fuchs <alfie@debian.org>
abook (0.6.0~pre2-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2006-08-31 - Gerfried Fuchs <alfie@debian.org>
abook (0.6.0~pre1-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Upstream pre version of 0.6.0 release.
* new debconf translations: French by Pierre Machard (closes: #384681)
2006-08-21 - Gerfried Fuchs <alfie@debian.org>
abook (0.5.6+cvs1-1) experimental; urgency=low
* CVS snapshot with flexible view, which resolves:
- small number of email addresses (closes: #333450)
* new debconf translations: Portuguese by Miguel Figueiredo, Català by
Jordà Polo (closes: #381362), Swedish by Daniel Nylander
* Fixed typo in template, noticed by Pierre Machard (closes: #383473)
* contrib files got deleted from upstream, so they are removed from the
Debian package, too.

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