ruby-password - Ruby library for handling passwords

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name ruby-password
Package version 0.5.3
Package release 4build6
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 43 B
Download size 10.80 KB
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This package is a suite of password handling methods. Specifically, it
handles manual entry of passwords from the keyboard in both buffered and
unbuffered modes, password strength checking, random password generation,
phonemic password generation, and encryption of passwords.
The common CrackLib library is used to perform password strength checking.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ruby-password_0.5.3-4build6_amd64.deb 0.5.3 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
ruby-password - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libcrack2 >= 2.8.12
libruby2.3 >= 2.3.0~preview2
ruby >= 1:2.3~0
ruby-termios -


Type URL
Binary Package ruby-password_0.5.3-4build6_i386.deb
Source Package ruby-password

Install Howto

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




2016-03-14 - Matthias Klose <>
ruby-password (0.5.3-4build6) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ruby2.3-only support.
2016-03-13 - Matthias Klose <>
ruby-password (0.5.3-4build5) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to add ruby2.3 support.
2016-01-21 - Matthias Klose <>
ruby-password (0.5.3-4build4) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to drop ruby2.1 support.
2015-09-08 - Matthias Klose <>
ruby-password (0.5.3-4build3) wily; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to add ruby2.2 support.
2014-11-19 - Colin Watson <>
ruby-password (0.5.3-4build2) vivid; urgency=medium
* Rebuild against current ruby-defaults, dropping support for Ruby 2.0.
2014-04-28 - Matthias Klose <>
ruby-password (0.5.3-4build1) utopic; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ruby2.0 and ruby2.1.
2013-09-26 - C├ędric Boutillier <>
ruby-password (0.5.3-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
* debian/control:
+ use canonical URI in Vcs-* fields
+ build for ruby1.9.1 and ruby2.0
+ replace ruby1.8 by ruby | ruby-interpreter in Depends field
+ add versioned build-dependencies on gem2deb and ruby-termios to ensure
Ruby 2.0 support
+ drop transitional packages
+ bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes needed)
* debian/copyright: use DEP5 copyright-format/1.0 official URL for Format
* debian/patches:
+ add newer-ruby.patch to port the library to newer Ruby versions
+ add password_crack.patch to rename the C extension to
2011-11-14 - Gunnar Wolf <>
ruby-password (0.5.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Repackaged under the new pkg-ruby-extras gem2deb-derived style
2010-10-05 - Laurent Arnoud <>
libpassword-ruby (0.5.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1 (no change).
* Use libcrack2-dev instead of cracklib2-dev (Closes: #598178).
2009-05-01 - Micah Anderson <>
libpassword-ruby (0.5.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Micah Anderson ]
* Initial Release. (Closes: #490146)
[ Ryan Niebur ]
* Add myself and the team to Uploaders
* fix changelog to close ITP and only have one entry
* add debian/watch
* run "make extra-clean" in debian/rules
* convert Richard's direct changes to a quilt patch
- add README.source
* add examples
* remove ./debian/breakpoint_client.1, which seems irrelevant..
* add ruby1.8-dev to build deps
* add Homepage
* install README as a doc
* install rdoc documentation
- build dep on graphviz
* fix debian/copyright

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