edbrowse - /bin/ed-alike webbrowser written in C

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name edbrowse
Package version 3.7.2
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.43 KB
Download size 415.93 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
edbrowse is a reimplementation of /bin/ed, with some basic
differences (it uses Perl regular expressions) with the ability to
visit webpages and ftp sites. edbrowse performs basic transformations
on the html source to produce a readable representation. edbrowse
supports Forms, Frames, Netscape-style cookies, HTTPS
connections and JavaScript.


Package Version Architecture Repository
edbrowse_3.7.2-1_i386.deb 3.7.2 i386 Ubuntu Universe
edbrowse - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.27
libcurl4 >= 7.16.2
libduktape202 -
libpcre3 -
libreadline7 >= 6.0
libtidy5 >= 5.2.0


Name Value
editor -
mail-reader -
www-browser -


Type URL
Binary Package edbrowse_3.7.2-1_amd64.deb
Source Package edbrowse

Install Howto

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




2018-02-27 - Paul Gevers <elbrus@debian.org>
edbrowse (3.7.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* Minor changes to the packaging
2017-10-27 - Paul Gevers <elbrus@debian.org>
edbrowse (3.7.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Samuel Thibault ]
* control: Migrate priority to optional.
* control: Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.1.
[ Paul Gevers ]
* New upstream release (Closes: #875706)
* Drop fix-spelling-errors.patch (applied upstream)
* Upstream migrated from libmozjs to duktape
* Convert packaging from SVN to GIT and move to a11y archive
2017-07-15 - Paul Gevers <elbrus@debian.org>
edbrowse (3.6.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Samuel Thibault ]
* control: Update maintainer mailing list.
[ Paul Gevers ]
* Team upload
* New upstream release
* Add fix-spelling-errors.patch
* Enable hardening
2016-07-15 - Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org>
edbrowse (3.6.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release (Closes: #825948)
* control: Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8 (no change).
2015-12-29 - Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org>
edbrowse ( unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- patches/ebrc-fr: Merged uptsream.
- patches/fix_privacy-breach-generic_on_obsolete_icon.patch: Merged
- debian/install: Drop, upstream now installs binaries.
2015-12-26 - Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org>
edbrowse (3.6.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- control: Add cmake and libtidy-dev build-depend.
- patches/nomake: Drop upstream makefile, so dh_auto_build picks up
- patches/tidy: Fix detection of libtidy.
- patches/ebrc-fr: Fix sample ebrc format.
- docs: Drop installing philosophy*, removed upstream.
- examples: Drop installing setup.ebrc, removed upstream.
building with cmake.
- rules: Export path to libtidy.
* patches/ssl_certs: Set path to Debian certificates file by default
(Closes: #646802)
* watch: Add gpg signature mangling to main site URL too.
2015-10-27 - Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org>
edbrowse ( unstable; urgency=medium
[ Samuel Thibault ]
* New upstream release.
- patches/fix_url_in_manpage.patch: Merged upstream.
- patches/fix_privacy-breach-generic_on_obsolete_icon.patch: Refresh.
* Fix Homepage URL.
* Fix watch file.
[ Mario Lang ]
* Remove myself from Uploaders and update Homepage field.
2015-06-15 - Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org>
edbrowse (3.5.3-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* install: Include edbrowse-js too for JavaScript support (Closes: #788874)
* watch: Generalize URL.
2015-05-01 - Paul Gevers <elbrus@debian.org>
edbrowse (3.5.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload to unstable
* New upstream
- Update date in d/copyright
* Update manpage (Closes: #570054)
2014-12-14 - Paul Gevers <elbrus@debian.org>
edbrowse (3.5.2-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* Team upload
[ Jean-Philippe MENGUAL ]
* Updated from upstream.
[ Samuel Thibault ]
* Remove Kapil from uploaders. (Closes: #738477)
[ Paul Gevers ]
* Add upstream signature to watch file
* Add patch to strip non-existing off-site icon from help documentation
(thanks lintian)

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