tig - ncurses-based text-mode interface for Git

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name tig
Package version 2.0.2
Package release 2build1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 661 B
Download size 252.96 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
This package contains a text-mode interface for the version control system
Git. It may be used to browse the history and contents of a repository.
The following main features are supported:
- View revision logs, commit messages, diffstats, diffs, archive trees and
file contents.
- Visualize revision graphs.
- Stage / unstage changes and add untracked files.
- Merge files.
- Cherry-pick commits.
tig may also be used as a pager. It reads input from stdin and colorizes it.


Package Version Architecture Repository
tig_2.0.2-2build1_amd64.deb 2.0.2 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
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Name Value
git >= 1:
git-core >= 1:1.5.4
libc6 >= 2.15
libncursesw5 >= 6
libreadline6 >= 6.0
libtinfo5 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package tig_2.0.2-2build1_i386.deb
Source Package tig

Install Howto

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




2016-02-07 - Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com>
tig (2.0.2-2build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ncurses6 transition.
2014-11-22 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (2.0.2-2) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
* debian/patches:
- Added bts757692-topo-order: upstream patch fixing a display regression;
thanks to Simon Paillard for reporting this and Jonas Fonseca for a
quick handling of the bug (Closes:  #757692).
2014-07-23 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (2.0.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Sebastian Harl ]
* New upstream release; thanks to AnĂ­bal Monsalve Salazar for reporting this
(Closes: #746560).
* debian/control:
- Build-depend on libreadline-dev.
* debian/rules:
- Use NEWS.adoc in place of NEWS and remove BUGS which is no longer
- Don't install contrib/tigrc as example any more. Upstream now provides
/etc/tigrc by default.
- Use dh_prep instead of 'dh_clean -k'.
[ Trent W. Buck ]
* Bump compat to 9.
* debian/control:
- tig enhances git.
- Improved short description to better match the upstream description.
2013-11-23 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (1.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2013-11-23 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (1.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Re-upload to unstable; Wheezy has been released long ago (Closes: #712162).
* Fixed operation when inside a submodule (Closes: #701912).
2013-01-29 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (1.1-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Various documentation improvements in tigrc(5); thanks to Yuri D'Elia
for suggesting this (Closes: #682766).
* Uploading to experimental because of Wheezy freeze.
* debian/patches:
- Removed bts680442-broken-graph.patch; applied upstream.
* debian/control:
- Updated standards-version to 3.9.4 -- no changes.
2012-07-15 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (1.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches:
- Added bts680442-broken-graph.patch -- upstream patch fixing a regression
breaking the graph when path spec is specified; thanks to Simon Paillard
for reporting this (Closes: #680442).
* debian/source/format:
- Change to '3.0 (quilt)' format in order to apply the patch.
2012-05-17 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release; thanks to Salvatore Bonaccorso and Romain Francoise
for reporting this (Closes: #656810).
- Fixed substitution of %(xxx) in prompt commands; thanks to Daniel T Chen
for reporting this (Closes: #635546).
- Fixed 'go to a line' feature; thanks to Christian Ohm for reporting this
(Closes: #626124).
* debian/rules:
- Don't remove 'test-graph'; it is no longer installed by 'make install'.
- Don't try to install TODO; it no longer exists.
- Split build target into build-{arch,indep} as recommended by policy.
- Enabled harding build flags (use dpkg-buildflags).
* debian/control:
- Updated standards-version to 3.9.3 -- no changes.
2011-03-08 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (0.17-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
- Fixed ncurses 2.8 issue causing tig to fail to start; thanks to Tarek
Soliman for reporting this and RjY for pointing out the new upstream
release (Closes: #617318).
- Enabled revision graph rendering by default; thanks to Paul Wise for
reporting this (Closes: #611876).
* Uploading to unstable -- Squeeze has been released \o/
* debian/rules:
- (Again) pass -I/usr/include/ncursesw to CFLAGS; this is no longer
handled by the configure script which now uses the third-party
- Do not install 'test-graph' to the package.
- Install 'NEWS' as upstream changelog, rather than as 'NEWS'.

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