sigil - multi-platform ebook editor

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Universe i386
Package filename sigil_0.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu1+esm1_i386.deb
Package name sigil
Package version 0.9.5+dfsg
Package release 0ubuntu1+esm1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/editors
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 1.61 MB
Installed size 5.08 MB
Sigil is a free, open source, multi-platform ebook editor.
It is designed to edit books in ePub format.
* Full UTF-16 support;
* Full EPUB 2 spec support;
* Multiple Views: Book View, Code View and Preview View;
* WYSIWYG editing in Book View;
* Complete control over directly editing EPUB syntax in Code View;
* Table of Contents generator with multi-level heading support;
* Metadata editor with full support for all possible metadata entries (more
than 200) with full descriptions for each;
* User interface translated into many languages;
* Spell checking with default and user configurable dictionaries;
* Full Regular Expression (PCRE) support for Find & Replace;
* Supports import of EPUB and HTML files, images, and style sheets;
* Files can be validated for EPUB compliance with the FlightCrew validator;
* HTML Tidy: all imported files have their formatting corrected, and your
editing can be optionally cleaned.


Package Version Architecture Repository
sigil_0.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu1+esm1_amd64.deb 0.9.5+dfsg amd64 Ubuntu Updates Universe
sigil_0.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu1_i386.deb 0.9.5+dfsg i386 Ubuntu Universe
sigil_0.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb 0.9.5+dfsg amd64 Ubuntu Universe
sigil - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libhunspell-1.3-0 >= 1.3.3
libhunspell-dev -
libjs-jquery-scrollto -
libminizip1 >= 1.1
libpcre16-3 >= 2:8.35-4
libpython3.5 >= 3.5.0~b1
libqt5concurrent5 >= 5.0.2
libqt5core5a >= 5.5.0
libqt5gui5 >= 5.0.2
libqt5gui5-gles >= 5.0.2
libqt5printsupport5 >= 5.0.2
libqt5webkit5 >= 5.2.0
libqt5widgets5 >= 5.4.0
libstdc++6 >= 5.2
python3 >= 3.5~
python3 << 3.6
python3-lxml -
sigil-data = 0.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu1+esm1


Type URL
Binary Package sigil_0.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu1+esm1_i386.deb
Source Package sigil

Install Howto

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


2019-07-31 - Mike Salvatore <>
sigil (0.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu1+esm1) xenial-security; urgency=medium
* SECURITY UPDATE: Zip Slip directory traversal when processing a crafted
EPUB file
- debian/patches/CVE-2019-14452-1.patch: do not allow zip files to have
upward relative path sections.
- debian/patches/CVE-2019-14452-2.patch: further harden against malicious
epubs and produce error message.
- debian/patches/CVE-2019-14452-3.patch: harden plugin unzipping to
zip-slip attacks.
- CVE-2019-14452
2016-03-27 - Mattia Rizzolo <>
sigil (0.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
* Upload to ubuntu.
2016-03-27 - Mattia Rizzolo <>
sigil (0.9.5+dfsg-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
* [7ed6c2e] Imported Upstream version 0.9.5+dfsg
* debian/control:
+ [ae08fdf] stop recommending a specific python3 version.  Closes: #812602
+ [132205e] use https in Vcs-Git.
+ [ec2d99c] bump Standards-Version to 3.9.7, no changes needed.
* [561c379] debian/copyright: update years.
* [7967fbb] debian/watch: use the tarball manually uploaded by upstream.
2016-01-19 - Mattia Rizzolo <>
sigil (0.9.2+dfsg+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* [2c7b008] debian/clean: files moved, so update the list of files to remove.
* [adca4b7] Use dh_python3 to compute python dependencies, etc.
* debian/control:
+ [9bd47bb] Recommends some python3 modules used by the test plugin.
+ [b4ef59b] Build using the default python version.  Closes: #810872
2015-12-19 - Mattia Rizzolo <>
sigil (0.9.2+dfsg+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* [19a5e34] debian/{control,copyright}: use my email address
* [4b7b293] Imported Upstream version 0.9.2+dfsg+dfsg
+ [f0192e8] debian/patches/switch-to-QTemporaryDir: remove.
2015-12-03 - Mattia Rizzolo <>
sigil (0.9.1+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* [5c55628] debian/patches/switch-to-QTemporaryDir: take commit from upstream
to have a race-free, privacy-ok temporary directory implementation.
2015-11-29 - Mattia Rizzolo <>
sigil (0.9.1+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* [5fab6a8] Imported Upstream version 0.9.1+dfsg.
* [9d62545] d/patches/{multiarch,reproducible-build}: drop, applied upstream.
2015-11-19 - Mattia Rizzolo <>
sigil (0.9.0+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* [1433219] debian/control: remove a bunch of Build-Dependencies not needed
anymore.  Thanks to KevinH (upstream developer) for noticing.
* [d527ac3] debian/patches/multiarch: mark the patch as forwarded.
* [155dae8] debian/patches/reproducible-build: apply patch to get sigil build
reproducibly.  The order of the linking was dependent on readdir() order,
so sort the list of sources before everything.  Thanks to
Reiner Herrmann <> for the patch.  Closes: #805500
2015-11-16 - Mattia Rizzolo <>
sigil (0.9.0+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* [7ecedd6] debian/patch/multarch: allow finding the python lib everywhere,
fix FTBFS on !amd64 and !i386.
* [b70e6d7] debian/control: Let sigil depend on libhunspell-dev.
The plugin system looks for directly, so we need the symlink
provided by this.  Closes: #804887
* [5bf179b] debian/rules: fix extra-license-file lintian warning.

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