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sharkdp
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Description

A command-line hex viewer

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hexyl
is a simple hex viewer for the terminal. It uses a colored output to distinguish different categories of bytes (NULL bytes, printable ASCII characters, ASCII whitespace characters, other ASCII characters and non-ASCII).

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Installation

On Ubuntu

... and other Debian-based Linux distributions.

If you run Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) or newer, you can install the officially maintained package:

bash
sudo apt install hexyl
If you use an older version of Ubuntu, you can download the latest
.deb
package from the release page and install it via:
sudo dpkg -i hexyl_0.8.0_amd64.deb  # adapt version number and architecture

On Debian

If you run Debian Buster or newer, you can install the officially maintained Debian package:

bash
sudo apt-get install hexyl

If you run an older version of Debian, see above for instructions on how to manually install

hexyl
.

On Arch Linux

You can install

hexyl
from the official package repository:
pacman -S hexyl

On Void Linux

xbps-install hexyl

On Gentoo Linux

Available in dm9pZCAq overlay

sudo eselect repository enable dm9pZCAq
sudo emerge --sync dm9pZCAq
sudo emerge sys-apps/hexyl::dm9pZCAq

On macOS

brew install hexyl

On FreeBSD

pkg install hexyl

on Termux

pkg install hexyl

or

apt install hexyl

Via Nix

nix-env -i hexyl

Via Guix

guix package -i hexyl

Or add the

hexyl
package in the list of packages to be installed in your system configuration (e.g.,
/etc/config.scm
).

On other distributions

Check out the release page for binary builds.

On Windows

For now, you will have to install from source via

cargo
(see below). Make sure that you use a terminal that supports ANSI escape sequences (like ConHost v2 since Windows 10 1703 or Windows Terminal since Windows 10 1903).

Via cargo

If you have Rust 1.39 or higher, you can install

hexyl
from source via
cargo
:
cargo install hexyl

Via snap package

sudo snap install hexyl

Get it from the Snap Store

License

Licensed under either of

  • Apache License, Version 2.0, (LICENSE-APACHE or http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0)
  • MIT license (LICENSE-MIT or http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT)

at your option.

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