python-libcec - Python bindings for USB CEC Adaptor

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name python-libcec
Package version 3.0.1+dfsg2
Package release 9build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 641 B
Download size 105.16 KB
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This library provides support for the Pulse-Eight USB-CEC adapter and
other CEC capable hardware, like the Raspberry Pi.
This package provides Python bindings for libcec.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-libcec_3.0.1+dfsg2-9build1_i386.deb 3.0.1+dfsg2 i386 Ubuntu Universe
python-libcec - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libcec-platform1v5 >= 1.0.10
libcec3 = 3.0.1+dfsg2-9build1
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libpython2.7 >= 2.7
libstdc++6 >= 5.2
python >= 2.7~
python << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~


Type URL
Binary Package python-libcec_3.0.1+dfsg2-9build1_amd64.deb
Source Package libcec

Install Howto

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




2016-02-07 - Matthias Klose <>
libcec (3.0.1+dfsg2-9build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ncurses6 transition.
2015-11-28 - Balint Reczey <>
libcec (3.0.1+dfsg2-9) unstable; urgency=medium
* Cherry-pick patch from upstream for locking with flock()
2015-10-07 - Balint Reczey <>
libcec (3.0.1+dfsg2-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* Handle transition from libcec3v4 to libcec3
2015-09-28 - Balint Reczey <>
libcec (3.0.1+dfsg2-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Stop using lockdev again (Closes: #728023)
2015-09-12 - Balint Reczey <>
libcec (3.0.1+dfsg2-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix SOVERSION handling in CEC clients (Closes: #798472)
2015-09-06 - Balint Reczey <>
libcec (3.0.1+dfsg2-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix crash on systems lacking /sys/class/drm (Closes: #798190)
2015-08-16 - Balint Reczey <>
libcec (3.0.1+dfsg2-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update symbols based on armel build failure
2015-08-07 - Balint Reczey <>
libcec (3.0.1+dfsg2-3) experimental; urgency=medium
* Add versioned build dependencies for the GCC 5 transition (Closes: #791103)
* Update symbols file with the GCC 5 transition changes
* Make build more deterministic
* Fix libdir in pkgconfig file
2015-08-01 - Balint Reczey <>
libcec (3.0.1+dfsg2-2) experimental; urgency=medium
* Update symbols file based on powerpc build
2015-07-07 - Balint Reczey <>
libcec (3.0.1+dfsg2-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New Upstream version 3.0.1
* Merge upstream packaging changes
* Drop patches integrated upstream
* Add libcec-platform-dev as build dependency
* Use cec-platform
* Call cmake from debian/rules more conventionally
* Fix pkgconfig file install location
* Stop shipping libcec.a
* Fix missing space in debian/control
* Add misc:Depends to python-libcec dependencies
* Update debian/copyright with changed and excluded files
* Build depend on Debhelper 9
* Drop libcec meta package
* Fix library SONAME version
* Update symbols file
* Install CLI utilities in cec-utils and Python scripts in python-libcec
* Add shlibs:Depends and python:Depends to python-libcec dependencies
* Build depend on dh-python
* Extend extended description a bit
* Call debhelper with python2 in debian/rules
* Install Python client script as an example
* Add repack suffix to debian/watch
* Drop prebuilt windows binary from source
* Drop obsoleted Lintian override

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