How To Install WxHexEditor 0.22 / 0.21 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pear OS, Debian And Fedora

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, WxHexEditor is a HEX editor, that displays the raw binary content of a file, without applying text encoding. it is useful for editing binary code by hand, fixing disk images and partitions, etc.

The latest version available is WxHexEditor 0.22.how to install WxHexEditor on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pear OS 8, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Fedora 19 and Fedora 18.In this article I will show you how to install WxHexEditor on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pear OS 8, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Fedora 19 and Fedora 18.

WxHexEditor 0.22 is available via the default repositories of Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Linux Mint 16 Petra and Debian Sid, so installing it is very easy:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install wxhexeditor

For Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, WxHexEditor 0.22 is available via the GetDeb repository. For Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Linux Mint 14 Nadia, the GetDeb repository contains WxHexEditor 0.21, which is a little outdated.

How to install WxHexEditor 0.22 on Ubuntu 13.04, Linux Mint 15 and Pear OS 8, via the GetDeb repository:

$ wget -q -O – http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu raring-getdeb apps” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list’
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install wxhexeditor

How to install WxHexEditor 0.21 on Ubuntu 12.10, Linux Mint 14, via the GetDeb repository:

$ wget -q -O – http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu quantal-getdeb apps” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list’
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install wxhexeditor

How to install WxHexEditor 0.22 on Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 13 and Elementary OS 0.2 via the GetDeb repository:

$ wget -q -O – http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu precise-getdeb apps” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list’
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install wxhexeditor

To install WxHexEditor 0.22 on Debian Jessie and Debian Wheezy, we have to install it from sources. Follow this instructions exactly, in order to get a successful installation:

$ sudo apt-get install debhelper libdisasm-dev libmhash-dev libwxbase2.8-dev libwxgtk2.8-dev wx-common wx2.8-headers
$ svn checkout svn://svn.code.sf.net/p/wxhexeditor/code/trunk wxHexEditor
$ cd wxHexEditor
$ make OPTFLAGS=”-fopenmp"

Now that we have finished the installation of WxHexEditor on Ubuntu and Debian systems, let’s do the same for Fedora. WxHexEditor 0.22 is available via the RPM Sphere for both Fedora 19 and Fedora 18, and so, the installation is not difficult at all.

How to install WxHexEditor 0.22 on Fedora 19:

Switch to root:

$ su root

Add the repository to the system:

# cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/rpm-sphere.repo <<EOF
[rpm-sphere]
name=RPM Sphere
baseurl=http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/zhonghuaren/Fedora_19/
gpgkey=http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/zhonghuaren/Fedora_19/repodata/repomd.xml.key
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
EOF

Update the local repository index:

# yum update

Install WxHexEditor:

# yum install wxhexeditor

How to install WxHexEditor 0.22 on Fedora 18:

Switch to root:

$ su root

Add the repository to the system:

# cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/rpm-sphere.repo <<EOF
[rpm-sphere]
name=RPM Sphere
baseurl=http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/zhonghuaren/Fedora_18/
gpgkey=http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/zhonghuaren/Fedora_18/repodata/repomd.xml.key
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
EOF

Update the local repository index:

# yum update

Install WxHexEditor:

# yum install wxhexeditor

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