boxes - Draw any kind of box around some given text

Property Value
Distribution Fedora 26
Repository Fedora x86_64
Package name boxes
Package version 1.1.1
Package release 8.fc26
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 156.48 KB
Download size 71.11 KB
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"boxes" is a text filter which can draw ASCII art boxes around its input
text. These boxes may also be removed, even if they have been badly damaged
by editing of the text inside. Since boxes may be open on any side, boxes can
also be used to create regional comments in any programming language. With
the help of an editor macro or mapping, damaged boxes can easily be repaired.
This is useful for making the function headers in your programming language
look better, for spicing up your news postings and emails, or just for
decorating your documentation files.  New box designs of all sorts can
easily be added and shared by appending to a free format configuration
file. boxes was intended to be used with the vim(1) text editor, but can
be tied to any text editor which supports filters.


Package Version Architecture Repository
boxes-1.1.1-8.fc26.i686.rpm 1.1.1 i686 Fedora
boxes - - -


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Name Value
boxes = 1.1.1-8.fc26
boxes(x86-64) = 1.1.1-8.fc26


Type URL
Binary Package boxes-1.1.1-8.fc26.x86_64.rpm
Source Package boxes-1.1.1-8.fc26.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install the boxes rpm package:

# dnf install boxes




2017-02-10 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.1.1-8
- Rebuilt for
2016-02-03 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.1.1-7
- Rebuilt for
2015-06-17 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.1.1-6
- Rebuilt for
2014-08-15 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.1.1-5
- Rebuilt for
2014-06-30 - Yaakov Selkowitz <> - 1.1.1-4
- Fix race condition in parallel make (#1106015)
2014-06-07 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.1.1-3
- Rebuilt for
2013-12-03 - Jakub Hrozek <> - 1.1.1-2
- Fix -Wformat-security compilation warning
2013-07-31 - Jakub Hrozek <> - 1.1.1-1
- New upstream release 1.1.1
2013-02-13 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.1-12
- Rebuilt for
2012-07-18 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 1.1-11
- Rebuilt for

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