splitvt - run two programs in a split screen

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name splitvt
Package version 1.6.6
Package release 11build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 88 B
Download size 32.74 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
A utility to split a vt100 compatible screen into two halves,
upper and lower, and run a different program simultaneously
in each half.


Package Version Architecture Repository
splitvt_1.6.6-11build1_i386.deb 1.6.6 i386 Ubuntu Universe
splitvt - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libtinfo5 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package splitvt_1.6.6-11build1_amd64.deb
Source Package splitvt

Install Howto

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




2016-02-07 - Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com>
splitvt (1.6.6-11build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ncurses6 transition.
2012-06-24 - Mònica Ramírez Arceda <monica@debian.org>
splitvt (1.6.6-11) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control:
- Update Maintainer field with Debian email.
- Bump to Standards-Version 3.9.3. No changes required. 
* debian/copyright: switch to machine-readable format.
2012-02-14 - Mònica Ramírez Arceda <monica@probeta.net>
splitvt (1.6.6-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Enable security hardening build flags. (Closes: #656027)
- debian/contol: add hardening-wrapper as a build dependency.
- debian/rules: enable hardening build flags.
* debian/patches/ncurses.multiarch.patch: Update to ncurses multiarch.
* Bump to Standards-Version 3.9.2. No changes required.
2011-03-21 - Mònica Ramírez Arceda <monica@probeta.net>
splitvt (1.6.6-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Stop using utmp and migrate to wtmp (migrate.splitvt.to.wtmp.patch).
Thanks to Mats Erik Andersson. (Closes: #619372)
* Implement support for Termios (support.termios.splitvt.patch). 
Thanks to Mats Erik Andersson.
* debian/source/local-options: Unapply patches after build.
2011-02-13 - Mònica Ramírez Arceda <monica@probeta.net>
splitvt (1.6.6-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Adopt the package. (Closes: #489450)
* Switch to quilt format: add old.changes.patch.
* Tidy up debian/copyright: organize it in sections, add copyright
notice, add GPL version and add myself as a Debian mantainer.
* Manpage:
- Change - by \- to use minus sign instead of hyphen in manpage 
- Add .TB macro (fix.man.macro.not.defined.patch).
* Override lintian warning (setgid-binary): splitvt needs write 
access to /var/run/utmp file.
* Add debian/install, debian/docs, debian/examples and
debian/splitvt.manpages in order to minimize debian/rules.
* Update debian/rules to use overrides of dh_*.
* Delete Homepage field in debian/control and debian/watch: 
upstream site doesn't exist any more.
* Bump to Standards-Version 3.9.1. No changes required.
* Add Vcs-Git, Vcs-Browser fields in debian/control.
2008-08-03 - Julien Danjou <acid@debian.org>
splitvt (1.6.6-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Fix bashisms (Closes: #489663)
* Bump standard version
2008-07-05 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
splitvt (1.6.6-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Orphaned the package.
2008-05-14 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
splitvt (1.6.6-5) unstable; urgency=low
* debhelper v7; rules file minimisation
* Looks like I had forgotten to call dh_md5sums before.
2008-01-08 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
splitvt (1.6.6-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Add homepage field.
* Fix security hole in safe_popen; it neglected to setgid.
2007-08-15 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
splitvt (1.6.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Support nostrip builds. Closes: #438047

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