pick - utility to choose one option from a set of choices

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name pick
Package version 1.8.0
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 38 B
Download size 12.06 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
The pick utility allows users to choose one option from a set of
choices using an interface with fuzzy search functionality.
pick reads a list of choices on stdin and outputs the selected choice
on stdout. Therefore it is easily used both in pipelines and subshells.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pick_1.8.0-1_i386.deb 1.8.0 i386 Ubuntu Universe
pick - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libtinfo5 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package pick_1.8.0-1_amd64.deb
Source Package pick

Install Howto

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




2017-08-30 - Aggelos Avgerinos <evaggelos.avgerinos@gmail.com>
pick (1.8.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release (Closes: #853611)
* Update d/copyright
* Bump standards to 4.0.1; no changes needed
* Bump compat to 10
* d/watch: Move upstream repository under calleerlandsson
* d/rules: Export TERM env var
* d/rules: Enable all hardening features
* Change upstream repository homepage
* d/control: Build-Depend on libncurses5-dev instead of libncursesw5-dev
+ Drop patch for linking with libncursesw5-dev
* d/rules: Run test with locale C.UTF-8
* Use upstream manpage
2015-03-15 - Aggelos Avgerinos <evaggelos.avgerinos@gmail.com>
pick (1.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Initial release. (Closes: #780483)

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