python-crontab - Python module for reading and writing crontab files

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name python-crontab
Package version 1.9.3
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 68 B
Download size 18.00 KB
Official Mirror
python-crontab is a Python module for reading and writing crontab files
and accessing the system crontabs automatically and simply using a direct
API. This package includes the module for python2.
Features include:
- Displaying and modifying system and user crontab files
- Adding comments to be displayed with jobs
- Validating jobs
- Searching for jobs


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-crontab_1.9.3-2_all.deb 1.9.3 all Ubuntu Universe
python-crontab - - -


Name Value
python-croniter -
python-dateutil -
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
python:any << 2.8


Type URL
Binary Package python-crontab_1.9.3-2_all.deb
Source Package python-crontab

Install Howto

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




2016-01-05 - Jordan Metzmeier <>
python-crontab (1.9.3-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Switch from using py.test-{version} to python{version} -m pytest
during build to work around a pytest bug (Closes: #808898)
* Add patch to fix a frequency test which fails if the current
year is a leap year
* Update DEP8 python3 tests to test all installed versions of python
2015-05-26 - Jordan Metzmeier <>
python-crontab (1.9.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version (Closes: #786921)
* Update debian/watch with the output for the new
PyPI redirector (Closes: #786920)
* Remove all Debian patches that were merged upstream
* Add Build-Depends on python3-setuptools
* Use pytest for testrunner because some test output is lost
with the default runner
* Add patch to remove test for failures when croniter is missing,
which fails under python3 and is not optional for the Debian package
* Remove XS-Testsuite field from the control file as it is no longer
* Bump standards version to 3.9.6, no changes were required
* Change python depends from 2.6 to 2.7 as the module is no longer 2.6
compatible (Closes: #787026)
2014-10-13 - Jordan Metzmeier <>
python-crontab (1.8.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix copyright for tests/
* Add Vcs fields to the control file
2014-03-05 - Jordan Metzmeier <>
python-crontab (1.8.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #740800).

See Also

Package Description
python-cryptography-vectors_1.2.3-1_all.deb Test vectors for python-cryptography (Python 2)
python-cs_0.6.10-1_all.deb simple, yet powerful CloudStack API client (Python module)
python-csa_0.1.0-1.2_all.deb Connection-Set Algebra (CSA) implemented in Python
python-csb-doc_1.2.3+dfsg-2_all.deb Python framework for structural bioinformatics (documentation)
python-csb_1.2.3+dfsg-2_all.deb Python framework for structural bioinformatics
python-csound_6.05~dfsg1-7build1_amd64.deb Python bindings for Csound
python-csoundac_6.05~dfsg1-7build1_amd64.deb Python bindings for CsoundAC
python-cssselect_0.9.1+git90c72b0-1_all.deb cssselect parses CSS3 Selectors and translates them to XPath 1.0
python-cssutils_1.0-4.1_all.deb CSS Cascading Style Sheets parser and builder
python-csvkit_0.9.1-2_all.deb library of utilities for working with CSV
python-ctypeslib_0.0.0+svn20100125-5_all.deb code generator to convert header files into ctypes interfaces
python-cups_1.9.73-0ubuntu2_amd64.deb Python bindings for CUPS
python-curtin_0.1.0~bzr365-0ubuntu1_all.deb Library and tools for curtin installer
python-curtsies_0.2.6-1_all.deb library for terminal interaction (Python 2)
python-custodia_0.1.0-5ubuntu1_all.deb Python bindings to Custodia -- Modular and pluggable Secrets Manager