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Hex editor for large files in Linux [closed]

Hex editor for large files in Linux [closed]

I need to edit and navigate through a rather large binary file (~8 GB) in Linux. I'd use Hiew if I was on Windows, are there any similar tools for Linux?

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Guest [Entry]

I've been using Curses Hexedit, it doesn't seem to care of the filesizes and I have often edited even my harddisks directly with it.
Guest [Entry]

"Check the Linux column at this Comparison of hex editors.
And a Comparison of 5 Hex Editors for Ubuntu.
Refers LFHex,

lfhex can view files over 4gigs in size (if the OS supports large file offsets). Using a paged i/o abstraction file open times are invariant with file size, a 2gig file opens just as fast as a 2k file."
Guest [Entry]

"Art: lfview does have a search function, counter-intuitively called ""Conversion Assistant"" in the ""View"" menu. That function converts ascii to hex, for example, and searches for the result.

lfview can handle files larger than RAM, while bvi/bview is limited by available memory."
Guest [Entry]

"Just recently I published Hexinator, a free hex editor for Linux: hexinator.com

It supports many text encodings, shows variables of different sizes and much more."