miscfiles - Dictionaries and other interesting files

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename miscfiles_1.5+dfsg-2_all.deb
Package name miscfiles
Package version 1.5+dfsg
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category text
Homepage https://www.gnu.org/software/miscfiles/
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 1.23 MB
Installed size 3.06 MB
These files are not crucial to system administration or operation,
but which have come to be common on various systems over the years.
They originated from various sources and are freely redistributable
(see the copyright file for more information).
These files include those of general interest (English `connectives',
Webster's Second International English wordlist, traditional stone
and flower for each month, Precedence table for operators in the C
language, description of the ISO Latin-1 character set, two-letter
codes for languages, from ISO 639, International country telephone
codes, geographic coordinates of many major cities, Some common
abbreviations used in electronic communication, GNU mailing lists,
country and currency abbreviations, rfc-index, etc.).
There also is information specific to the United States (List of
three letter codes for some major airports, North American (+1)
telephone area codes, postal codes for US states and Canadian
provinces, the Constitution of the United States of America, the
Declaration of Independence of the Thirteen Colonies).


Package Version Architecture Repository
miscfiles_1.5+dfsg-2_all.deb 1.5+dfsg all Ubuntu Main
miscfiles - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
dictionaries-common >= 1.0
perl -


Name Value
wordlist -


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package miscfiles_1.5+dfsg-2_all.deb
Source Package miscfiles

Install Howto

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




2015-05-12 - Robert Luberda <robert@debian.org>
miscfiles (1.5+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Upload to unstable.
2015-04-03 - Robert Luberda <robert@debian.org>
miscfiles (1.5+dfsg-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 1.5 from 2010:
+ typo in inter.phone fixed by upstream (closes: #508865).
* Add Added-Cities.patch from upstream git repository (5ed6bce).
* Add 01-Update-Unicode.patch to replace outdated unicode file
with more recent version (i.e. 7.0.0, closes: #695623).
* Update debian/rules for new upstream version.
* Fix capitalization and typos in us-constitution (closes: #152791).
* Fix debian/watch file, add upstream gpg signature (lintian).
* Switch debian/copyright to the DEP5 format (lintian).
2015-03-29 - Robert Luberda <robert@debian.org>
miscfiles (1.4.2.dfsg.1-10) experimental; urgency=medium
* New maintainer (closes: #721057).
* Switch to the `3.0 (quilt)' source format with no initial patches.
* Simplify/reorganise the build process:
+ switch to debhelper v9 and its tiny rules file format;
+ use `gzip -n' for compressing files (closes: #778198);
+ update build dependencies on dictionaries-common-dev;
+ replace hard-coded dependencies with ${misc:Depends}
and ${wordlist:Depends}; add ${misc:Pre-Depends};
+ remove maintainer scripts, config, templates, and let the
installdeb-wordlist generate the files if needed;
+ move debian/us-{constitution,declaration} to debian/addons.
* Add HomePage and VCS fields to debian/control.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6.
2013-08-20 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
miscfiles (1.4.2.dfsg.1-9.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Remove install-info calls from maintainer scripts.  (Closes: #603967)
* Fix dh_md5sums call.
* Add missing #DEBHELPER# tokens, even if they don't get substituted.
2008-02-24 - Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@debian.org>
miscfiles (1.4.2.dfsg.1-9) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules (stamp-configure): Quote $(CFLAGS) properly.  (Closes:
#467257)  Thanks to Steve Langasek for the patch.
* debian/source.lintian-overrides: Remove file since
not-using-po-debconf is no longer a lintian tag.
* debian/rules (stamp-binary): Call dh_md5sums toward the end.
* debian/control (Build-Depends): New variable to require debhelper.
* debian/compat: New file (level 6).
2008-01-14 - Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@debian.org>
miscfiles (1.4.2.dfsg.1-8) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control (Standards-Version): Update to 3.7.3.  No changes necessary.
* debian/copyright: Include the unicode license here.
* debian/rules (stamp-binary): Don't install unicode license here.
2006-10-04 - Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@debian.org>
miscfiles (1.4.2.dfsg.1-7) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/templates: Can't have comments if we aren't using po-debconf.
Good grief.  (Closes: #391116)
2006-10-04 - Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@debian.org>
miscfiles (1.4.2.dfsg.1-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Grr; I forgot we can't internationalize dictionaries-common strings.
(See bug 369172).
* debian/templates: Revert last change; add comment explaining why.
* debian/control: Don't require po-debconf.
* debian/po: Delete directory and its contents.
(Closes: #391012, #391013, #391058)
2006-10-02 - Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@debian.org>
miscfiles (1.4.2.dfsg.1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/po/POTFILES.in: New file.
* debian/templates: Put underscores before appropriate items.
* Run debconf-updatepo.
* debian/control (Build-Depends): Add po-debconf.
* debian/control (Standards-Version): Update to 3.7.2.
* debian/control (Description): Remove trailing period in synopsis.
* debian/rules (stamp-binary): Install upstream ChangeLog as "changelog"
instead of "ChangeLog".
2006-05-28 - Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@debian.org>
miscfiles (1.4.2.dfsg.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/templates: Grr, comments are not allowed in this file.  So just
take out all the Swedish bits entirely.  (Closes: #369310)

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