abook - text-based ncurses address book application

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name abook
Package version 0.6.1
Package release 1build2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 274 B
Download size 83.65 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
abook is a text-based ncurses address book application. It provides many
different fields of user info. abook is designed for use with mutt, but
can be used independently.


Package Version Architecture Repository
abook_0.6.1-1build2_amd64.deb 0.6.1 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
abook - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.4
libncursesw5 >= 6
libreadline7 >= 6.0
libtinfo5 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package abook_0.6.1-1build2_i386.deb
Source Package abook

Install Howto

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




2016-09-18 - Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com>
abook (0.6.1-1build2) yakkety; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for readline soname change.
2016-09-17 - Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com>
abook (0.6.1-1build1) yakkety; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for readline soname change.
2015-12-30 - Denis Briand <debian@denis-briand.fr>
abook (0.6.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Rhonda D'Vine ]
* New upstream release, which fixes:
+ Add an address to Abook with Mutt delete all phone numbers
(Closes: #727245)
+ incorporated patches 02_fix-manpage (Closes: #771343)
[ Denis Briand ]
* Use dh_autoreconf.
* Remove autotools-dev build dependency.
* Remove merged patch 03_datafile-f-switch.
* Add debhelper token into maintainers scripts.
* Rename postinst and postrm files into abook.*
* Switch debian/copyright file to machine readable format.
* Add fix_spelling_error_in_binary.diff patch
to fix error with "occurred" word
2015-08-13 - Denis Briand <debian@denis-briand.fr>
abook (0.6.0~pre2-5) unstable; urgency=low
* fix error into debian/postinst file (Closes: #791803).
Thanks to Salvatore Bonaccorso.
* Switch source package to debhelper. 
* Fix broken Vcs-git link (Closes: #791612) 
2015-07-06 - Denis Briand <debian@denis-briand.fr>
abook (0.6.0~pre2-4) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Rhonda D'Vine ]
* Add -std=gnu89 to CFLAGS as suggested by Martin Michlmayr to fix FTBFS
with gcc-5, thanks (closes: #777764)
[ Denis Briand ]
* Add me as co-maintainer (Thanks Rhonda).
* Bump standards version to 3.9.6
* Use dpkg-buildflags.
* Rename Debian version (same of upstream tarball)
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
2012-04-26 - Gerfried Fuchs <rhonda@debian.org>
abook (0.6.0~pre2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Overlooked NMU done by Tim Retout while merging from experimental to
unstable, resulting in (repeated) FTBFS:
- debian/control: Build-Depend on libreadline6-dev instead of
libreadline5-dev. (Closes: #553712)
* Applied that again (closes: #670445)

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