python-gd - Python module wrapper for libgd

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name python-gd
Package version 0.58
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 139 B
Download size 26.96 KB
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Provides PNG, JPEG, GIF and XPM creation and manipulation routines
through the libgd library.
Also allows use of TrueType fonts in images created.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-gd_0.58-1_i386.deb 0.58 i386 Ubuntu Universe
python-gd - - -


Name Value
fonts-freefont-ttf -
libc6 >= 2.14
libgd3 >= 2.1.0~alpha~
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7~
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~


Type URL
Binary Package python-gd_0.58-1_amd64.deb
Source Package python-gd

Install Howto

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




2014-10-07 - Julián Moreno Patiño <>
python-gd (0.58-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release. (Closes: #764018)
* Remove override_dh_builddeb from d/rules because
xz is used by default.
* Remove d/source/options, by default is used xz.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.6.
* Remove get-packaged-orig-source target from d/rules,
now the source code is on github.
+ Remove d/README.source for the same reason.
* Remove d/CHANGES and override_dh_installchangelogs
in d/rules, because upstream does not provide it anymore.
* Update d/watch.
* Refresh patches offset.
* Update d/copyright.
+ Add missing font license.
+ Update Source URL.
+ Order License Paragraphs.
* Add dh-python B-D.
2014-03-10 - Julián Moreno Patiño <>
python-gd (0.56+dfsg-5) unstable; urgency=low
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Fix a typo in README.Debian.
[ Julián Moreno Patiño ]
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes).
* Change ttf-freefont by fonts-freefont-ttf in Depends. Thanks to
Christian Perrier. (Closes: #738243)
* Extend debian copyright holders years.
2013-06-02 - Julián Moreno Patiño <>
python-gd (0.56+dfsg-4) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julián Moreno Patiño ]
* Update libgd2-xpm-dev B-D to libgd-dev.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4.
* Bump debhelper to (>= 9) for arch and indep targets.
* Switch compat level 8 to 9.
* Remove CFLAGS and LDFLAGS from rules to use debhelper 9.
* Update my email.
* debian/copyright: switch formatting to Copyright-Format 1.0.
+ Extend debian copyright holders years.
* Remove unused whitespaces.
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Use canonical URIs for Vcs-* fields.
2012-02-04 - Julián Moreno Patiño <>
python-gd (0.56+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Generate python-gd-dbg.
+ Thanks to Matthias Klose.
* Update B-D:
+ Add libx11-dev.
+ Change libjpeg62-dev to libjpeg-dev. (Closes: #635490)
+ Change libpng12-dev to libpng-dev.
+ Update debhelper to v8.
+ Version python-all-* build-deps on 2.6.6-3~
* Detect multiarch libraries. (Closes: #651726 LP: #901525)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no changes).
* Switch compat level 7 to 8.
* Use binary compression package.
+ Thanks to Raphaël Hertzog.
* Refresh patches offset.
* Set Python Modules Team as Maintainer.
* Add myself to Uploaders.
* Add Vcs-Svn and Vcs-Browser fields.
* Remove 02_setup.diff for not override CFLAGS.
* Export CFLAGS and LDFLAGS from dpkg-buildflags
in debian/rules, to use hardening flags.
* Add override_dh_clean in debian/rules, to clean
* Add get-packaged-orig-source target in debian/rules
to get DFSG upstream tarball.
+ Document how to get the tarball in README.source.
* Update copyright file to DEP5 rev 174.
+ Extend copyright holder years.
+ Use right BSD license.
+ Add documentation license.
+ Use GPL-2+ license in debian packaging.
* Remove Provides: ${python:Provides} in d/control.
* Wraps the package lists with wrap-and-sort.
2011-02-15 - Julián Moreno Patiño <>
python-gd (0.56+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added libgif-dev in B-D
+ Added GIF support to the description
* Used 3.0 (quilt) format
+ Removed --with quilt in dh call.
+ Removed quilt (>= 0.46-7~) in B-D
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.1 (no changes).
* Adopted DEP5 format.
* Used debhelper 7.0.50~ overrides
+ Added debhelper 7.0.50~ to B-D
* Set python-support to python-support (>= 0.90)
* Renamed patch to 01_fonts.diff
+ Best description.
+ Fixed font path function
* Added patch 02_setup.diff
+ To avoid unnecessary linking
* Added 03_fixgccwarnings.diff
+ Fix incompatible pointer types
+ Fix declaration isn't a prototype
* Removed Replaces and Conflicts
+ python2.4-gd, python2.5-gd don't exist
into Debian repository

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