python-dmidecode - Python extension module for dmidecode

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename python-dmidecode_3.12.2-2_i386.deb
Package name python-dmidecode
Package version 3.12.2
Package release 2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/python
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 67.38 KB
Installed size 266.00 KB
DMI (the desktop management interface) provides a standardized description of
a computer's hardware, including characteristics such as BIOS serial number
and hardware connectors.
This package provides an interface to the DMI data available from the BIOS.
It is intended to be used as a back-end tool by other hardware detection
programs implemented in Python.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-dmidecode_3.12.2-2_amd64.deb 3.12.2 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
python-dmidecode - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libxml2 >= 2.7.4
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7~
python-libxml2 -
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~


Type URL
Binary Package python-dmidecode_3.12.2-2_i386.deb
Source Package python-dmidecode

Install Howto

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




2015-11-29 - Sandro Tosi <>
python-dmidecode (3.12.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/{, rules}
- restore -dbg symlink to main pkg doc dir, lost during conversion to dh;
Closes: #788446
2015-08-02 - Sandro Tosi <>
python-dmidecode (3.12.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* debian/rules
- run tests at build time
- code is incompatible with std=gnu11 (default in GCC5), so set std=gnu89
* debian/patches/
- drop patches, merged upstream
2015-04-12 - Sandro Tosi <>
python-dmidecode (3.12.1-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
* debian/control
- set me as Maintainer, team as Uploaders
- bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (no changes needed)
* debian/watch
- update location to git snapshot
* debian/copyright
- converted to DEP-5 format
- extend packaging copyright years
- extend upstream copyright years
* debian/rules
- converted to dh sequencer
* debian/{control, compat}
- bump debhelper compat to 9
* Switch to dh_python2
* debian/python-dmidecode-dbg.postinst
- removed
* debian/patches/*
- patches to support Python 3, still not enables as there is no py3k support
for libxml2 yet
2014-01-18 - Sandro Tosi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.13-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Sandro Tosi ]
* Acknowledge NMU: 3.10.13-1.1
* debian/control
- bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes needed)
* debian/copyright
- extend packaging copyright years
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Use canonical URIs for Vcs-* fields.
2012-08-29 - Sandro Tosi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.13-2) experimental; urgency=low
* debian/{control, copyright}
- updated upstream homepage; thanks to Jakub Wilk for the report;
Closes: #540389
* debian/control
- bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes needed)
* debian/copyright
- add copyright for my contribution to Debian packaging
2012-09-27 - David Prévot <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.13-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* debian/python-dmidecode-dbg.postinst: Fix directory to symlink upgrade in
postinst. (Closes: #687882)
2012-01-07 - Sandro Tosi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.13-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Nima Talebi]
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* Upstream bugfix release. See the following URI for details:
* Added a missing dependency (Closes: Bug#578891) - thanks to Sven Wick for
the bug report.
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Add Vcs-* fields.
[ Sandro Tosi ]
* New upstream release
* debian/control
- set DPMT as maintainer, Nima & me as uploaders
- remove useless Provides and XB-P-V
- reorganize a bit source stanza fields, renaming XS-P-V to X-P-V
- bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no changes needed)
* debian/rules
- don't set DH_VERBOSE
- fix build* targets deps as per lintian suggestion
* debian/{mk.override, pyversions, upstream.changelog}
- removed, useless
* debian/{, rules}
- don't install doc for -dbg, but symlink to the main module one
2010-03-04 - Nima Talebi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.11-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Small fix to example file.
2010-02-16 - Nima Talebi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.11-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Log messages no longer handled via `fprintf' statements, but handled
inside a data structure and dealt with accordingly.
2010-01-12 - Nima Talebi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream cleanup release.
* This release has addressed the previously messy error/warning handling.

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