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).
... and other Debian-based Linux distributions.
If you run Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) or newer, you can install the officially maintained package:
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
If you run Debian Buster or newer, you can install the officially maintained Debian package:
sudo apt-get install hexyl
If you run an older version of Debian, see above for instructions on how to manually install
On Arch Linux
You can install
hexyl from the official package repository:
pacman -S hexyl
On Void Linux
brew install hexyl
pkg install hexyl
nix-env -i hexyl
On other distributions
Check out the release page for binary builds.
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).
If you have Rust 1.36 or higher, you can install
hexyl from source via
cargo install hexyl
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.