Does anyone know how to install khexedit in ubuntu 14.04?

Its in the HARDY manpages here: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/hardy/man1/khexedit.1.html

How can i get it in Ubuntu 14.04?

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    Have you tried installing from source? – Lucio May 13 '14 at 2:48
  • The source is kde1 and kde2, but kubuntu is now on kde4, so I dont know :( – Bran May 13 '14 at 2:54
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    I see. I'm really unsure about it. If you want to, try with the steps of my answer. I will make it CW so you can edit with your results. – Lucio May 13 '14 at 2:55
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    Thank you kindly for your CW below. Not working too well unfortunately (neither for the kde1 or kde2 folder), failed at the ./configure Part: checking whether ln -s works... yes ltconfig: you must specify a host type if you use --no-verify' Try ltconfig --help' for more information. – Bran May 13 '14 at 3:04

The package kdeutils and all its binaries has been separated in smaller tar files and the khexedit binary was deleted from Debian and Ubuntu repositories. This is since the khexedit binary was replaced by okteta. Okteta is available in all the current Ubuntu repositories, and to install it just run:

sudo apt-get install okteta
  • OHHHHHHHH! So Okteta is the new version of khexedit? Thank you so much – Bran May 13 '14 at 3:11

Disclaimer: I have no idea if this will work :/

  1. Open a terminal Ctrl+Alt+T
  2. Get the source package with the next command

    wget http://home.online.no/~espensa/khexedit/khexedit-0.8.5.tar.gz

  3. Unpack tar ball

    tar xzvf khexedit-0.8.5.tar.gz

  4. Change the directory for install

    cd khexedit-0.8.5/kde1x

  5. Configure the installation

    ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/kde

  6. Now compile


  7. And finally install

    sudo make install

Source: installation instructions.

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