python-pyfiglet - Python port of the FIGlet specification

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name: python-pyfiglet
Package version: 0.7.4+dfsg
Package release: 2
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 82 B
Download size: 14.63 KB
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FIGLet is a program that creates large characters out of ordinary screen characters. It takes ASCII text and renders it in ASCII art fonts. This is a Python port of the original C figlet. It can be used on the commandline or as an Object Oriented driver library in your own programs.



    Source package: pyfiglet

    Install Howto

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


    • /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pyfiglet/
    • /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pyfiglet/
    • /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pyfiglet/
    • /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pyfiglet/
    • /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pyfiglet-0.7.4.egg-info/PKG-INFO
    • /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pyfiglet-0.7.4.egg-info/dependency_links.txt
    • /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pyfiglet-0.7.4.egg-info/top_level.txt
    • /usr/share/doc/python-pyfiglet/README.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/python-pyfiglet/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/python-pyfiglet/copyright


    2015-07-03 - Stefano Rivera <> pyfiglet (0.7.4+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium * Patch py3k: Don't attempt to decode command line args in py3k. * Update depends for smoketests ADT tests. We now require figlet, as it contains our default font.

    2015-07-03 - Stefano Rivera <> pyfiglet (0.7.4+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium * New upstream release. * Refresh patches. * debian/watch: - Switch to dversionmangle and repacksuffix, now that it exists. - Switch from the deprecated githubredir.d.n to github's tag view. * figlet is now free, and in main: - Drop patch debian-defaults. - Build-Depend on figlet, for tests. - Recommend figlet, as well as toilet-fonts. * Patch bad-toilet-fonts: The test suite upstream has got stricter, but fails on some toilet fonts. Skip them. * Drop XS-Testsuite field, now unnecessary. * Bump copyright years.

    2014-10-17 - Stefano Rivera <> pyfiglet (0.7.2+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium * New upstream bugfix release. * Refresh patches. * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6, no changes needed.

    2014-07-27 - Stefano Rivera <> pyfiglet (0.7.1+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium * New upstream release. * Refresh patches. * Bump copyright years. * Replace source tarball repacking logic with uscan's Files-Excluded support. * Port to pybuild. - Build-Depend on dh-python. - Remove SOURCES.txt cleanup. - Build for Python 3. The Python 3 package has taken over the pyfiglet command line tool. * Run upstream test suite. Build-Depends on toilet. * Add upstream test suite as an ADT test. * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5, no changes needed. * Add DEP-12 upstream metadata.

    2013-05-26 - Stefano Rivera <> pyfiglet (0.6.1+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low [ Stefano Rivera ] * New upstream release. - Includes manpage, drop our man page. * Update Homepage. * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4. - Bump debhelper Depends to 8.1 for build-{arch,indep} support. * Bump machine readable copyright format to 1.0. * Bump copyright years. * Bump debhelper compat level to 8. * Moved into a get-packaged-orig-source rule in rules. * Drop SOURCES.txt from the binary package. * Add smoketest autopkgtest. [ Jakub Wilk ] * Use canonical URIs for Vcs-* fields.

    2011-08-18 - Stefano Rivera <> pyfiglet (0.6+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. - Update copyright. - Update man page. * Upstream moved to github, updated watch file and get-orig-source. * Dropped patches superseded upstream: py26deprecation.diff, dir-error-path.diff, tlf-support.diff * font-location.diff: Look in /usr/share/figlet for fonts, rather than using pkg_resources. * Updated debian-defaults.diff. * Install wrapper with dh_install, as upstream has a * Build-Depend on python-setuptools and clean up egg-info. * Move DFSG repacking into a script called by uscan.

    2011-05-01 - Stefano Rivera <> pyfiglet (0.4+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=low * debian/copyright: - Update upstream maintainer's email address. - Update format. * Update my e-mail address. * Use X-Python-Version. - BD on python-all 2.6.5-13. - Specify supported versions rather than all. * Drop Breaks: ${python:Breaks}, no longer used by dh_python2. * Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2, no changes needed. * debian/rules: Correct argument order for dh. * Patches: Update Forwarding status, upstream development has moved to github. * Correct DEP3 headers (first line of Description is the subject)