python-cups - Python bindings for CUPS

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name python-cups
Package version 1.9.73
Package release 0ubuntu2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 213 B
Download size 56.51 KB
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A module for using the CUPS 1.2 API in Python programs.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-cups_1.9.73-0ubuntu2_i386.deb 1.9.73 i386 Ubuntu Universe
python-cups - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libcups2 >= 1.6.0
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7~


Name Value
python2.7-cups -


Type URL
Binary Package python-cups_1.9.73-0ubuntu2_amd64.deb
Source Package python-cups

Install Howto

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




2016-01-18 - Matthias Klose <>
python-cups (1.9.73-0ubuntu2) xenial; urgency=medium
* Drop python3.4 modules.
2015-08-19 - Till Kamppeter <>
python-cups (1.9.73-0ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- Fixed build for CUPS 1.6.3 by making several constants conditional
on CUPS >= 1.7.
2015-07-08 - Laurent Bigonville <>
python-cups (1.9.72-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team Upload
* New upstream release
* Start building python3 packages
2013-09-04 - Jackson Doak <>
python-cups (1.9.63-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team Upload
[ Jackson Doak ]
* New upstream release
* Make debian/copyright debian machine readable format
2013-05-25 - Laurent Bigonville <>
python-cups (1.9.62-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Use canonical URIs for Vcs-* fields.
2013-01-25 - Laurent Bigonville <>
python-cups (1.9.62-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ Guido Günther ]
* New upstream version 1.9.62 (Closes: #554825)
- Fix the "unknown IPP tag" error (Closes: #656640)
* Update patch
[ Laurent Bigonville ]
* Drop debian/patches/02_auth_loop.patch: Applied upstream
* Switch to dh_python2
* Bump debhelper compatibility to 9
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no further changes)
* debian/copyright: Update copyright information
2012-12-17 - gregor herrmann <>
python-cups (1.9.48-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix "cupsd configuration: "cupsdAuthorize: Empty Basic password!"":
Backport fix from Fedora git:
Thanks Andres Cimmarusti for the pointer. Closes: #667995
Original changelog entry (stripped in our patch):
* cupsmodule.c (do_password_callback), cupsconnection.c
(password_callback): Return NULL instead of the empty string
when handling an exception or when the callback returned an
empty string, and handle the callback returning None.
Thanks to Vagrant Cascadian for testing the patch.
2010-02-15 - Josselin Mouette <>
python-cups (1.9.48-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jérôme Guelfucci ]
* New upstream release.
* Port the packaging to only use debhelper 7.
* Use the 3.0 (quilt) source format.
* debian/copyright: update the copyright information.
* debian/pyversions: bump the required python version to 2.5.
* debian/rules: use a tiny rules file.
* debian/control:
- build-depend on python-dev instead of python-all-dev.
- add a homepage field.
- bump standard-version to 3.8.3.
- bump required debhelper version to 7.0.50.
* debian/patches/01_no_epydoc.patch: taken from fedora packaging.
[ Josselin Mouette ]
* Add Jérôme, myself and the Python modules team to uploaders.
* Add missing ${shlibs:Depends}.
* Build-depend on python-all-dev >= 2.5, not python-dev.
* Remove debian/pycompat.
* Require debhelper 7.3.7 for the multiple Python version support.
* Update Vcs-* fields.
* Force dh to use the distutils system, not the Makefile in the 
upstream sources (thanks Jakub and Piotr).
* Add upstream NEWS to the installed files.
* Grab DEB_UPSTREAM_VERSION macro from cdbs.
2009-09-01 - Martin Pitt <>
python-cups (1.9.31-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload by cups maintainer.
* debian/control: Build against libcups2-dev instead of the ancient
libcupsys2-dev. We finally want to get rid of the transitional names.
(Closes: #494032)
2007-12-15 - Otavio Salvador <>
python-cups (1.9.31-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Imported upstream version 1.9.31
* Bump standards-version to 3.7.3 (no changes required)
* Replace XS-VCS-* fields with VCS-* ones since dpkg has support for
them now

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