pinfo - An alternative info-file viewer

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename pinfo_0.6.9-5.2_i386.deb
Package name pinfo
Package version 0.6.9
Package release 5.2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/doc
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 67.62 KB
Installed size 226.00 KB
pinfo is an viewer for Info documents, which is based on ncurses.
The key-commands are in the style of lynx.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pinfo_0.6.9-5.2_amd64.deb 0.6.9 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
pinfo - - -


Name Value
install-info -
libc6 >= 2.4
libncursesw5 >= 6
libreadline7 >= 6.0
libtinfo5 >= 6


Name Value
info-browser -


Type URL
Binary Package pinfo_0.6.9-5.2_i386.deb
Source Package pinfo

Install Howto

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




2017-11-15 - Axel Beckert <>
pinfo (0.6.9-5.2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Joost van Baal-Ilić ]
* Get rid of undefined references to inline functions when compiling
with gcc-7 using -Os by first declaring these 3 functions without
using the inline keyword.  Thanks Matthias Klose for reporting,
Adrian Bunk for writing a test case and Jakub Jelinek for pointing
the way to a fix in
(Closes: #853613) [06_gcc_7_Os_inline_functions.dpatch]
[ Axel Beckert ]
* Non-maintainer upload.
2011-12-13 - Steve McIntyre <>
pinfo (0.6.9-5.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Add a path to term.h for libncursesw5. Closes: #646486
* Fix link order to list libraries after the objects that require them.
Patch from Colin Watson <> Closes: #641287
* Add build-arch and build-indep targets to debian/rules, just calling
"build" for now.
2009-10-16 - Bas Zoetekouw <>
pinfo (0.6.9-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Build-dep on libreadline-dev instead of libreadline5-dev
* Copy in a fresh config.{sub.guess} at build time
(closes: #535727)
* Add ${misc:Depends} in the dependencies
* Bump standards-version to 3.8.3 (no changes required)
2009-07-03 - Bas Zoetekouw <>
pinfo (0.6.9-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Acknowlegde NMU upload (thanks Norbert!)
* Move to standards-version 3.8.2
- Add Homepage field to control file
* Change Suggests on cupsys-bsd to cups-bsd
* Move pinfo from the "Apps/Text" menu to "Help"
* By default, don't clear the screen on exit (Thanks to Justin Pryzby)
(Closes: #358996) [01_pinforc.dpatch]
* Also build-depend on install-info
* Make sure /usr/share/info/dir(.gz)? isn't shipped in the package
(Closes: #535322)
2009-06-21 - Norbert Preining <>
pinfo (0.6.9-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* add dependency on install-info (Closes: #532591)
2008-06-04 - Bas Zoetekouw <>
pinfo (0.6.9-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix bashism in debian/rules
(Closes: #484430)
* Fix a crash caused by closing a file that wasn't open
(Closes: #362183)
* Fix typos and grammar in docs
(Closes: #431707)
2006-03-16 - Bas Zoetekouw <>
pinfo (0.6.9-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix building of man page and info file
* Added watch file
* Clean up debian/rules
* Clean up the maintainer scripts

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