shed - simple hex editor with a pico-style interface

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name shed
Package version 1.15
Package release 3build1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 55 B
Download size 19.57 KB
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shed (Simple Hex Editor) is an easy application for viewing and editing
files in text mode, using ncurses. The main features are:
- Displays each byte as ascii, hex, decimal, octal and binary;
- Allows changes to be input in all of the above displayed modes,
with bit toggling in the binary column;
- Simple Pico-style interface;
- Search resource;
- Can dump information to file;
- Small memory requirements because file is not loaded into memory;
- Large file support.
shed is useful in forensics investigations.


Package Version Architecture Repository
shed_1.15-3build1_amd64.deb 1.15 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
shed - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libncurses5 >= 6
libtinfo5 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package shed_1.15-3build1_i386.deb
Source Package shed

Install Howto

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




2016-02-07 - Matthias Klose <>
shed (1.15-3build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ncurses6 transition.
2015-06-23 - Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <>
shed (1.15-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Migrations:
- DebSrc to 3.0 format.
- DH level to 9.
- debian/changelog to 1.0 format.
- debian/rules to new (reduced) format.
- Using dh-autoreconf.
* Removed the old and very incomplete manpage from debian/. The upstream is
providing a manpage.
* debian/changelog: updated all information.
* debian/control:
- Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.6.
- Improved the long description.
- Removed the leading article from short description.
- Updated the Vcs-* fields.
* debian/patches/:
- add-GCC-hardening: added to fix, allowing GCC hardening.
- fix-manpage: added to fix some issues in upstream manpage.
* debian/ renamed to docs.
* debian/source.lintian-overrides: removed. Using 'Team upload' now.
* debian/watch: improved.
2009-07-09 - Daniel Baumann <>
shed (1.15-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Updating package to standards version 3.8.2.
* Adding lintian overrides.
2009-05-28 - Daniel Baumann <>
shed (1.15-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Merging upstream version 1.15.
2009-05-28 - Daniel Baumann <>
shed (1.14-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Adding myself to copyright.
* Updating to standards 3.8.1.
* Tidy rules file.
* Improving package long description (Closes: #520207).
2009-01-20 - Daniel Baumann <>
shed (1.14-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Juan Angulo Moreno ]
* Initial release (Closes: #512125).
[ Daniel Baumann ]
* Removing useless whitespaces at EOF and EOL.
* Correcting wrong ncurses build-depends.
* Updating vcs fields in control.
* Rewrapping package long description to 80 chars a line in control.
* Correcting copyright file.
* Removing useless dirs debhelper file.
* Removing empty NEWS from docs.
* Removing AUTHORS from docs, contains no new information over copyright file.
* Prefixing debhelper files with package name.
* Moving out manpage of debian directory to subdirectory.
* Reordering rules file.

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