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).



On Debian-based systems

wget "https://github.com/sharkdp/hexyl/releases/download/v0.2.0/hexyl_0.2.0_amd64.deb"
sudo dpkg -i hexyl_0.2.0_amd64.deb

On Arch Linux

You can install hexyl from this AUR package:

yaourt -S hexyl

On other distributions

Check out the release page for binary builds.

Via cargo

If you have Rust 1.29 or higher, you can install hexyl from source via cargo:

cargo install hexyl


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