libqfits0 - Library offering easy access to FITS files

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Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name libqfits0
Package version 6.2.0
Package release 8ubuntu2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 108 B
Download size 39.25 KB
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FITS (Flexible Image Transport System) is a data format most used in
qfits is a stand-alone library written in C to interact with files
complying with the FITS format. It is fast and portable over any
kind of POSIX-compliant platform. Functionalities offered by this
library are:
* Header queries (get keywords, values).
* Header manipulation (load/modify/save).
* Header/data offset queries.
* Pixel loading/saving to memory.
* Support for files of any dimension (NAXIS).
* Support for FITS extensions, including ASCII and binary tables.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libqfits0_6.2.0-8ubuntu2_amd64.deb 6.2.0 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
libqfits0 - - -


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libc6 >= 2.7


Type URL
Binary Package libqfits0_6.2.0-8ubuntu2_i386.deb
Source Package qfits

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libqfits0 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libqfits0




2018-04-03 - Balint Reczey <>
qfits (6.2.0-8ubuntu2) bionic; urgency=high
* No change rebuild to pick up -fPIE compiler default
2016-04-18 - Julian Taylor <>
qfits (6.2.0-8ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/largefile.patch:
fix overflows when loading files larger than 2gb in size
2014-07-04 - Aurelien Jarno <>
qfits (6.2.0-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/control: update homepage to the new location (closes: #753688).
2014-04-28 - Aurelien Jarno <>
qfits (6.2.0-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes).
* Don't force xz compression when generating .deb now that it is the
* Switch to dh.
* Pass --with autoreconf to dh (closes: #744652).
2013-06-30 - Aurelien Jarno <>
qfits (6.2.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes).
* Correctly pass CPPFLAGS and LDFLAGS to build with hardening support.
* Compress .deb with xz.
* Fix bugs reported by the Mayhem team:
- Add 04-hierarch28-table-parsing.diff to fix parsing issues with non
alphanumeric characters in a conversion table.
- Add 05-frameq-nofile.diff to fix processing issues when no input files
are found.
- Add 06-dfits-args.diff to fix argument parsing.
2011-09-27 - Aurelien Jarno <>
qfits (6.2.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Add 03-fortify.diff to fix format string vulnerability (closes:
2011-06-20 - Aurelien Jarno <>
qfits (6.2.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no changes)
* Convert to multiarch:
- Bump debhelper build-dep to >= 8.1.3 for multiarch.
- Add Pre-Depends: ${misc:Pre-Depends} to libqfits0 and set it
Multi-Arch: same.
- Install the library in the multiarch path.
* Add build-arch and build-indep targets. 
2011-02-06 - Aurelien Jarno <>
qfits (6.2.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1.
* Fix call to memset (closes: bug#609375).
2009-12-16 - Aurelien Jarno <>
qfits (6.2.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add quilt support to manage patches.
* Add 01-open-o_creat.diff to pass a mode to open() used with O_CREAT
(closes: bug#560591).
* Don't ignore error on make clean.
* Move the homepage to its own pseudo-header field.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.3.
2007-03-06 - Aurelien Jarno <>
qfits (6.2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release (closes: bug#413605).

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