file_5.25-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb


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Description

file - Determines file type using "magic" numbers

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename file_5.25-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb
Package name file
Package version 5.25
Package release 2ubuntu1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category utils
Homepage http://www.darwinsys.com/file/
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 20.73 KB
Installed size 76.00 KB
File tests each argument in an attempt to classify it. There are
three sets of tests, performed in this order: filesystem tests,
magic number tests, and language tests. The first test that
succeeds causes the file type to be printed.

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
file_5.25-2ubuntu1.2_i386.deb 5.25 i386 Ubuntu Updates Main
file_5.25-2ubuntu1.2_amd64.deb 5.25 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Main
file_5.25-2ubuntu1_i386.deb 5.25 i386 Ubuntu Main
file - - -

Requires

Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libmagic1 = 1:5.25-2ubuntu1

Download

Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package file_5.25-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb
Source Package file

Install Howto

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

Files

Path
/usr/bin/file
/usr/share/bug/file/control
/usr/share/bug/file/presubj
/usr/share/doc/file/README.Debian
/usr/share/doc/file/README.gz
/usr/share/doc/file/changelog.Debian.gz
/usr/share/doc/file/copyright
/usr/share/man/man1/file.1.gz

Changelog

2015-11-20 - Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@ubuntu.com>
file (1:5.25-2ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
* Merge from Debian unstable. Remaining changes:
- Adjust python build dependencies for cross builds.
- Allow the package to cross-build.
2015-09-22 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
file (1:5.25-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix --mime-encoding. Closes: #799690
2015-09-18 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
file (1:5.25-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version 5.25
* Import important commits post 5.25 release:
- PR/479: check the format length modifiers, protect against
0-divide and offset out of bounds reads
- print annotations
* Disable detection of VAX COFF executables. Closes: #697846
2015-09-13 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
file (1:5.24-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix handling of file's --parameter option. Closes: #798410
* Fix strength of Python script detection. Closes: #698569, #798796
2015-09-04 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
file (1:5.24-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version 5.24. Addresses:
- mistakes some PDFs, Closes: #520098
- '#!' should have a bigger strength, Closes: #698569
* Update build dependencies:
- dh-python
- Recent dpkg-dev version for minimal restriction formula support
2015-05-21 - Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@ubuntu.com>
file (1:5.22+15-2ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium
* Merge from Debian unstable. Remaining changes:
- Adjust python build dependencies for cross builds.
- Allow the package to cross-build.
* Dropped patches included in new version:
- debian/patches/CVE-2014-3710.patch
- debian/patches/CVE-2014-8116.patch
- debian/patches/CVE-2014-8117.patch
- debian/patches/pr398-truncate-pascal-strings.patch
2015-03-10 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
file (1:5.22+15-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Restore detection of some jpeg files. Closes: #780095
2015-01-09 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
file (1:5.22+15-1) unstable; urgency=high
* Use upstream commit FILE5_22-11-ge452600 to include yet another
security fix (PR/411).
2015-01-03 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
file (1:5.22+2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version. Closes: #774219
* Use upstream commit FILE5_22-2-g9f0601f to include all recent
fixes.
2014-12-21 - Christoph Biedl <debian.axhn@manchmal.in-ulm.de>
file (1:5.21+15-1) unstable; urgency=high
* Fixes a security issue, urgency set to high
* New upstream version 5.21
- Limit number of elf program and sections processing
- Reduce the number of recursion levels
Closes: #773148 (CVE-2014-8116, CVE-2014-8117)
* Use upstream commit FILE5_21-15-ge7e96a9 to include all recent
fixes.

See Also

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firefox-dev_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla - development files
firefox-locale-af_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Afrikaans language pack for Firefox
firefox-locale-an_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Aragonese language pack for Firefox
firefox-locale-ar_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Arabic language pack for Firefox
firefox-locale-as_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Assamese language pack for Firefox
firefox-locale-ast_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Asturian language pack for Firefox
firefox-locale-az_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Azerbaijani language pack for Firefox
firefox-locale-be_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Belarusian language pack for Firefox
firefox-locale-bg_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Bulgarian language pack for Firefox
firefox-locale-bn_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Bengali language pack for Firefox
firefox-locale-br_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Breton language pack for Firefox
firefox-locale-bs_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Bosnian language pack for Firefox
firefox-locale-ca_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Catalan; Valencian language pack for Firefox
firefox-locale-cs_45.0.2+build1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Czech language pack for Firefox
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