screenie - Lightweight GNU screen(1) wrapper

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name screenie
Package version 20120406
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 50 B
Download size 6.74 KB
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Screenie is a small and lightweight screen(1) wrapper designed
to simplify management of detached jobs by providing simple
interactive menu.
This is an enhanced Perl-reimplementation of 'screenie'
by Marc O. Gloor


Package Version Architecture Repository
screenie_20120406-1_all.deb 20120406 all Ubuntu Universe
screenie - - -


Name Value
perl -
screen -


Type URL
Binary Package screenie_20120406-1_all.deb
Source Package screenie

Install Howto

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




2012-04-07 - Dmitry Smirnov <>
screenie (20120406-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
+ FIX: Screenie failed to create jobs with quotes
* dropped default_shell.patch (applied-upstream)
* standards to 3.9.3
* debhelper & compat to version 9
* debian/copyright:
+ updated DEP-5 format URL
+ updated copyright years
* minor packaging updates
2011-11-27 - Dmitry Smirnov <>
screenie (20110213-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- Enhanced Perl-reimplementation
* New maintainer (Closes: #616012)
* Pakaging update
- to recent standards
- lintianization
- added debian/watch file
- debian/control: updated description and home page
- debian/copyright
- updated to reflect new upstream licensing
- reformatted according to DEP5
* Patch to use default user's shell by default
2011-03-02 - Tomas Pospisek <>
screenie (1.30.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
* fix Homepage
* add Homepage field, thanks zack (closes: #615384)
* upgraded Debian policy to current (
* adapted menu to current Debian menu policy
* refer to GPL-2 file in debian/copyright
* switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* remove non-existent Freshmeat page
* "set -e" in script
* cleanup build, fix all warning, listen to lintian
* thanks to Nico Golde for fixing Fixes CVE-2008-5371 by using mktemp
and Steffen Joeris for notifying me of the problem (adapted slightly)
* fix the security fix since it replaced one race with a different one
2008-12-25 - Nico Golde <>
screenie (1.30.0-5.1) unstable; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team.
* Fix insecure temporary file creation
(CVE-2008-5371; Closes: #509332).
2008-07-21 - Tomas Pospisek <>
screenie (1.30.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
* fix typo - thanks Osamu Aoki. Closes: #491372
2007-04-10 - Tomas Pospisek <>
screenie (1.30.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* set "Section" to "shells" (screen should IMHO also be in shells...)
* set "Architecture" to "all"
* changed interpreter back to /bin/sh from dash which I had set for
testing... DOH!
2007-04-10 - Tomas Pospisek <>
screenie (1.30.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* dput wouldn't upload sources with a -2 initial version. Oh well -
thus I've solely changed the Debian version here.
2007-04-09 - Tomas Pospisek <>
screenie (1.30.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #344175)
* starting with -2 since upstream had already done a -1 upon which this
packaging does not build upon
* added help 
* the following are as suggested by Daniel Baumann:
* Typo: s/Marc/March/
* Dash escaping: s/-/\/-/g
* tested with 'dash' shell

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