sysvbanner - System-V banner clone

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name sysvbanner
Package version 1.0.15
Package release
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 72 B
Download size 6.33 KB
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Displays a `banner' text the same way as the System V banner does:


Package Version Architecture Repository
sysvbanner_1.0.15_amd64.deb 1.0.15 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
sysvbanner - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package sysvbanner_1.0.15_i386.deb
Source Package sysvbanner

Install Howto

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




2009-05-07 - Ryan Niebur <>
sysvbanner (1.0.15) unstable; urgency=low
* fix Standards-Version to be 3.8.1
* add build dependency on debhelper 7 (Closes: #526847)
* completely redo debian/rules with debhelper 7
* add debian/compat
* remove README.debian
* remove prerm, doubt it's needed anymore
* adopt package (Closes: #527153)
* remove dependency on bsdmainutils, remove conflict on old version,
it is over 10 years old
* add misc:Depends dependency
* version number is now 1.0.15, making this a (correct) native package
- override latest-debian-changelog-entry-changed-to-native
* add the phrase 'public domain' to d/copyright to get rid of the
lintian wanring
* add Vcs-* fields
2009-05-03 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-14) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload with correct e-Mail address.
2009-05-01 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-13) unstable; urgency=low
* update to standard version
* handle nostrip option (closes: #438083)
* change permissions of debian/files and debian/substvars
* orphaned package
2003-02-16 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-12) unstable; urgency=low
* renamed <strings.h> to <string.h> include to fix compiler warning
* do not set link to /usr/doc in postinst (fixes lintian bug)
* make it a foreign Debian package, by creating an "original" .tar.gz
out of the original shell archive (sysbanner was posted to 
comp.sources.misc, Volume 3, Issue 71) (closes: #44247)
2002-08-24 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-11) unstable; urgency=low
* updated standard version, strip binary on install
2001-01-07 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-10) unstable; urgency=low
* recompile for woody
1999-10-10 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-9) unstable; urgency=low
* adapted to follow FHS (rules and Makefile updated).
1999-05-15 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-8) unstable; urgency=low
* recompile for potato.
* renamed changelog to changelog.Debian
1998-02-10 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-7) unstable; urgency=low
* fixed bugs reported by lintian: md5sums-file starting with dot.
* changed maintainer address to official Debian address.
1998-01-25 - David Frey <>
sysvbanner (1.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
* added Conflicts with bsdmainutils (<< 3.3). This removes an overlap as
reported by Richard Braakman.
* changed Priority to optional

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