Projects / gurlchecker


gurlchecker is a graphical Web link checker. It can work on a whole site, a single local page, or a browser bookmarks file.

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Recent releases

  •  22 Feb 2011 05:46

    Release Notes: This release added an option to export IP addresses and an option to export only external links. A bug in header requests, memory leaks, a problem with libclamav6 0.96 and later and calling cl_init() twice, want_*_path detection for LDFLAGS and yes/no logic in configuration, and a build problem with po were fixed.

    •  13 Feb 2010 16:36

      Release Notes: Support for Google Chrome bookmarks check was added. Support for Opera bookmarks check was added. A problem with remote bookmarks file handling was fixed. XML nodes are now removed in the right way. Code reorganization and cleaning were done.

      •  06 Feb 2010 10:05

        Release Notes: The code now avoids using the gtk_widget_set_visible() function to preserve Gtk+ < 2.18 compatibility.

        •  30 Jan 2010 08:19

          Release Notes: CSV export, a check for Firefox bookmarks, massive delete of bookmarks bad links, security checks for bookmarks, new result filters management, a rewrite of some network parts, HTTPS scan fixes, HTTP fixes, FILE fixes, and a huge number of memory leak fixes.

          •  08 Nov 2009 17:33

            Release Notes: This release fixes a problem with export's XSL stylesheet. It fixes a segfault with the new project dialog. It fixes the dist-all target for man page inclusion. It does not bother the end-user anymore with cookies expiration warnings. There are XSL enhancement to produce better HTML report. pkg-config is used to search for the GNU TLS library. The man page is no longer built on the fly. It is now located in the root package directory. Cleanup and optimization have been performed.

            Recent comments

            15 Aug 2005 17:19 esaracco

            Debian repository
            Thanks to Cyril Brulebois, gurlchecker now

            have a Debian repository.

            Add the following lines in your


            deb ./

            deb-src ./

            For the moment, only the &quot;unstable&quot; branch

            of gurlchecker is available.


            15 May 2004 05:10 esaracco

            gURLChecker is now hosted on LE Labs
            gURLChecker project moved from savannah to LE Labs (

            Please update your bookmarks!


            18 Jan 2004 04:00 esaracco

            how to solve gURLChecker 0.7.6 compilation problem

            for redhat users: they can download new libxml2 release (official rpm update are too old) on: (

            gURLChecker should compil without any problem with the last release.


            15 Jan 2004 00:40 esaracco

            Troubles with old libxml2
            Some people report compilation problems with libxml2 &lt; 2.6. currently I am using libxml2 v2.6.3 on debian/unstable.

            26 Dec 2003 04:59 esaracco

            gURLChecker download
            hi all,

            Because of recent savannah troubles people can not download anymore fromthere (this functionnality will be restored on january 2004).

            For the moment you can download gURLChecker files on


            however, no new release since last stable 0.6.3. I am currently working on project management for next unstable 0.7.4... a lot of work to implement this functionnality :-)



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