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Read more about reopening questions here. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help centerplease edit the question. Bless is a high quality, full featured hex editor. However it should be able to run without problems on every platform that mono and Gtk run. DHEX is a more than just another hex editor: It includes a diff mode, which can be used to easily and conveniently compare two binary files.
Since it is based on ncurses and is themeable, it can run on any number of systems and scenarios. With its utilization of search logs, it is possible to track changes in different iterations of files easily.
You can sort on Linux to find some more here: The package is called htwhereas the executable is named hte after the package was installed. Emacs is able to work with really huge files.
Finally, you can use ' ediff ' to do some diffs. Email Sign Up or sign in with Google. Need a good hex editor for Linux [closed] Ask Question. I'm glad that when such questions get closed, they don't get deleted and can be voted on. I could use a C compiler for hardware benchmarking. Bless currently provides the following features: Efficient editing of large data files and block devices. Multilevel undo - redo operations. Fast data rendering on screen. Fast find and replace operations.
A data conversion table. Highlighting of selection pattern matches in the file. Export of data to text and html others with plugins. Bitwise operations on data. A comprehensive user manual. Could operate thru XOR encryption.
Wikipedia article You can sort on Linux to find some more here: Leslie N 35 8. Gfy 5, 3 18 How to delete or add bytes with DHEX? I have, for small binary file editing, resorted to using xxd -r. Be careful if you decide to use wxHexEditor.
The file hex diff tool isn't working properly skips some differences. I lost quite some time because of this. There is a crippling bug that doesn't allow files to be overwritten within the application.
I love the vi command! I tried installing ht and got mired in a bunch of TeX broken dependencies. I have no clue why the package couldn't also be called hte. The tip to use vim is simple and brilliant. Otherwise, vim will add a line terminator to the end of the file, which has a very high chance of corrupting said file and it does. Binary mode ensures that vim leaves that out. Personally, I use Emacs with hexl-mod. I tried installing on Ubuntu 14 and it's really hard and it still fails.