rxvt-unicode - RXVT-like terminal emulator with Unicode support

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name rxvt-unicode
Package version 9.21
Package release 1build1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 3.10 KB
Download size 681.22 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
rxvt-unicode is a modern, Unicode-aware color xterm replacement that uses
significantly less memory than a conventional xterm and many other Unicode
supporting terminal emulators.
It supports using multiple fonts at the same time, including Xft fonts, and
client-server technology to reduce memory consumption when using multiple


Package Version Architecture Repository
rxvt-unicode_9.21-1build1_amd64.deb 9.21 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
rxvt-unicode - - -


Name Value
base-passwd >=
libc6 >= 2.17
libfontconfig1 >= 2.9.0
libgcc1 >= 1:4.2
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 >= 2.22.0
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.12.0
libperl5.22 >= 5.22.1
libstartup-notification0 >= 0.2
libx11-6 -
libxft2 >> 2.1.1
libxrender1 -
ncurses-base >= 5.4-7


Name Value
x-terminal-emulator -


Name Value
rxvt-unicode-ml << 9.10-2


Type URL
Binary Package rxvt-unicode_9.21-1build1_i386.deb
Source Package rxvt-unicode

Install Howto

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




2015-12-18 - Colin Watson <cjwatson@ubuntu.com>
rxvt-unicode (9.21-1build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* Rebuild for Perl 5.22.1.
2015-02-08 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org>
rxvt-unicode (9.21-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version 9.21
* Bump standards version to 3.9.6; no changes required
* Drop 06_debian_docs.diff; applied upstream
* Update copyright years
* Fix broken clean target in debian/rules; some changes were not being
cleaned up.
* Make builds reproducible: don't include timestamp in gzipped manpages
* Drop unused lintian override:
rxvt-unicode: manpage-has-errors-from-man usr/share/man/man7/urxvt.7.gz *
2014-05-02 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org>
rxvt-unicode (9.20-1) unstable; urgency=high
* Imported Upstream version 9.20 (Closes: #746593)
+ This fixes a user-assisted arbitrary commands execution vulnerability
that could be exploited using certain escape sequences in a crafted text
file or program output (CVE-2014-3121)
* Update copyright holders
2013-12-21 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org>
rxvt-unicode (9.19-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Ryan Kavanagh ]
* Imported Upstream version 9.19 (Closes: #731334)
* Drop the following patches, applied upstream:
+ 13_section_mismatch.diff
+ 14_pod_errors.diff
+ 15_perl_518.diff
* Update standards version to 3.9.5
* Offer both 16x16 and 32x32 icons in menu (Closes: #723889)
* Allow urxvt and urxvtd to update utmp (Closes: #500230)
+ Override lintian warning setgid-binary for /usr/bin/urxvt and
[ James M Leddy ]
* Added .desktop files so that we work with window managers like Gnome and
Unity (Closes: #724623)
2013-09-01 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org>
rxvt-unicode (9.18-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Tabbed extension now works with Perl 5.18 (Closes: #721456),
* Make Vcs-* fields canonical
* Drop manpage-has-errors-from-man override in rxvt-unicode-256color, no
longer used
* Update clean target to restore sources to pristine condition
2013-05-26 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org>
rxvt-unicode (9.18-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable now that wheezy has been released
* Merge in patch from gregor herrman fixing a FTBFS due to POD errors
(Closes: #708026)
2013-04-20 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org>
rxvt-unicode (9.18-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Imported Upstream version 9.18
* Added menu file for rxvt-unicode-256color (Closes: #690226)
2013-03-21 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org>
rxvt-unicode (9.17-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Imported Upstream version 9.17
+ Document Ctrl-Left/Right in tabbed extension (Closes: #684880)
+ Update copyright years
+ Refreshed patches
* Take over maintainership of rxvt-unicode, team is long dead
* Bump standards to 3.9.4
* Re-enable -Wall, (Closes: #679796)
* Cleanup more files upstream misses
* Ignore certain auto-regenerated files in diff, see debian/source/options
* Undo changes to auto-generated files in clean target, as mandated by
* Set urxvtperl(3)'s .TH to 3 since we're installing in section 3,
* Update 11_fix_lexgrog.diff to deal with broken NAME in selection-popup
* Fix POD errors in urxvt manpage, 14_pod_errors.diff
2012-06-29 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org>
rxvt-unicode (9.15-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Use hardening build flags via dpkg-buildflags
* Bump standards version to 3.9.3
2012-01-30 - Ryan Kavanagh <rak@debian.org>
rxvt-unicode (9.15-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Imported Upstream version 9.15
- Update people's copyright years
- Refresh patches
* Enable startup-notification for rxvt-unicode and rxvt-unicode-256color but
not for rxvt-unicode-light (Closes: #656253)
- Add libstartup-notification0-dev to B-D

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