pymissile - Control original Striker USB Missile Launcher

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name: pymissile
Package version: 0.0.20060725
Package release: 5
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 37 B
Download size: 7.75 KB
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Provide curses interface to control an original Marks and Spencer / Striker USB Missile Launcher, as well as a motion control script to allow a webcamera to control the launcher.



    Source package: pymissile

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install pymissile deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install pymissile


    • /lib/udev/rules.d/60-pymissile.rules
    • /usr/bin/pymissile
    • /usr/bin/pymissile-movetointercept
    • /usr/share/appdata/pymissile.metainfo.xml
    • /usr/share/applications/pymissile.desktop
    • /usr/share/doc/pymissile/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pymissile/copyright


    2015-12-16 - Petter Reinholdtsen <> pymissile (0.0.20060725-5) unstable; urgency=low * Add appstream metadata with modalias information and remove modalias info from the control file. * Update email address of upstream to the one I saw him use last. * Update Standards-Version from 3.9.4 to 3.9.6. No changes needed. * Update debian/copyright to document that it is the 3 clause BSD license that is used. * Move to debhelper 9.

    2013-01-12 - Petter Reinholdtsen <> pymissile (0.0.20060725-4) unstable; urgency=low * Move source to collab-maint, and add Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser entries to the control file. * Add .desktop file to get a KDE and Gnome menu entry. * Rewrite modaliases handling to use substvars and shorten the specification glob to only look for usb vendor and model. * Updated Standards-Version from 3.9.3 to 3.9.4. No updates needed. * Adjust the package description to reflect the fact that the rocket launcher also was sold without a brand (LP: #260292). * Build-depend on python-usb and python-urwid to make sure the package can't be build when the required packages are missing on the architecture (like it is on hurd). * Change copyright file to machine readable format.

    2013-01-10 - Petter Reinholdtsen <> pymissile (0.0.20060725-3) unstable; urgency=low * Switch rules file to use dh to get rid of lintian warning about missing targets. * Add udev rule to allow everyone in the plugdev group access to the device. * Add XB-Modaliases control file entry to allow ubuntu-drivers-common to find the package automatically when the hardware is present. * Updated Standards-Version from 3.9.2 to 3.9.3. No updates needed.

    2011-11-30 - Petter Reinholdtsen <> pymissile (0.0.20060725-2) unstable; urgency=low * Added Homepage entry to control file (Closes: #615297). * Updated to new upstream URL. * Updated Standards-Version from 3.7.2 to 3.9.2. No updates needed. * Updated to debhelper compatibility level 8 and adjust build dependencies to match it.

    2008-07-14 - Bernd Zeimetz <> pymissile (0.0.20060725-1.1) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload. * Depend on python-usb instead of python-pyusb (Closes: #490774) * Add a dependency on python instead of using the indirect dependency via python-usb/urwid.

    2007-04-09 - Petter Reinholdtsen <> pymissile (0.0.20060725-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial version. (Closes: #418369)