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 name file
Package version 5.25
Package release 2ubuntu1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 76 B
Download size 20.73 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
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_5.25-2ubuntu1.1_amd64.deb 5.25 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Main
file_5.25-2ubuntu1.1_i386.deb 5.25 i386 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
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

Package Description
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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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