sed - GNU stream editor for filtering/transforming text

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name sed
Package version 4.4
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 320 B
Download size 178.01 KB
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sed reads the specified files or the standard input if no
files are specified, makes editing changes according to a
list of commands, and writes the results to the standard


Package Version Architecture Repository
sed_4.4-2_i386.deb 4.4 i386 Ubuntu Main
sed - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libselinux1 >= 1.32


Type URL
Binary Package sed_4.4-2_amd64.deb
Source Package sed

Install Howto

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




2018-01-29 - Clint Adams <>
sed (4.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Drop direct use of autotools-dev and bump debhelper compat to 10.
2017-02-04 - Clint Adams <>
sed (4.4-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream release.
- Fixes newline segfault in gnulib DFA.  closes: #853864.
* Drop cross-building patch (obsoleted by upstream).
2017-01-07 - Clint Adams <>
sed (4.3-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Patch from Chris Lamb to use system help2man.  closes: #850556
* Build-depend on help2man.
2017-01-07 - Clint Adams <>
sed (4.3-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Helmut Grohne ]
* Fix FTCBFS: Skip help2man during cross builds.  closes: #850321.
[ Clint Adams ]
* Drop debian/source/local-options.
* Improve short description.
* Drop ancient Depends on install-info alternatives.
2017-01-04 - Clint Adams <>
sed (4.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 4.3
- Manual clarifies that ommands 'a', 'c', 'i' cannot be followed
by semicolons working as command separators.  closes: #620610.
- No longer breaks with --follow-symlinks on stdin.
closes: #713814.
* Update watch file.
* Convert build system to dh.
2016-08-31 - Clint Adams <>
sed (4.2.2-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* Upgrade watch file.
* Update URLs in control file.
2016-03-11 - Niels Thykier <>
sed (4.2.2-7.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload with permission from Clint Adams.
* Ensure stable ordering of md5sums control file to make
sed build reproducibly.
2016-02-11 - Clint Adams <>
sed (4.2.2-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Try to make documentation involving TAB characters less
confusing.  closes: #671817.
2015-07-09 - Wookey <>
sed (4.2.2-6.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add multiarch metadata (Closes: 693872)
2015-05-25 - Clint Adams <>
sed (4.2.2-6) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Jérémy Bobbio ]
* Fix comment typo in debian/rules
* Ensure consistent permissions with different umasks.
closes: #774347.

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