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Link checker

Checkbot is a tool to verify links on a set of HTML pages. Checkbot can check a single document, or a set of documents on one or more servers. Checkbot creates a report which summarizes all links which caused some kind of warning or error.


User manpage available in HTML format from


version 1.80 (stable)
released on 15 October 2008


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
PerlJanet Casey17 December 2003

Leaders and contributors

Hans de Graaff Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)

Software prerequisites

Required to useNet_FTP 2.00
Required to uselibwww-perl 5.50
Required to usePerl 5.0 or later (author recommends 5.8)
Required to useHTML_Parser 3.10
Weak prerequisiteMail_Send (for sending mail)
Required to useURI 1.10

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 February 2018.


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