python-dogtail - GUI test tool and automation framework

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name python-dogtail
Package version 0.9.9
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 437 B
Download size 86.41 KB
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dogtail is a GUI test tool and automation framework written in Python.
It uses Accessibility (a11y) technologies to communicate with desktop
applications. dogtail scripts are written in Python.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-dogtail_0.9.9-1_all.deb 0.9.9 all Ubuntu Universe
python-dogtail - - -


Name Value
at-spi2-core -
gir1.2-gtk-3.0 -
python >= 2.7
python << 2.8
python-apt >= 0.7.93
python-gi -
python-gi-cairo -
python-pyatspi -
python:any >= 2.6.6-7~
xvfb -


Type URL
Binary Package python-dogtail_0.9.9-1_all.deb
Source Package dogtail

Install Howto

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




2016-07-21 - Michael Prokop <>
dogtail (0.9.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Imported Upstream version 0.9.9 (Closes: #827540)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.8
* Drop patch 0002-apt_api_update.patch (python-apt 0.8 API
compliance) which was applied upstream
* Refresh debian/patches/1001-logged_on_user.patch against new
upstream version
* Add python-setuptools to Build-Depends to fix build issue
* New Debian patch to fix python3 issue with python2 packaging
2015-02-07 - Alessio Treglia <>
dogtail (0.9.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Fix VCS tag.
* Update copyright holders references.
* Depends on gir1.2-gtk-3.0. (Closes: #738547)
* Depends on at-spi2-core. (Closes: #485783)
* Orphaning the package.
2014-04-22 - Alessio Treglia <>
dogtail (0.9.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Refresh patches.
2014-04-03 - Alessio Treglia <>
dogtail (0.8.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Don't use os.getlogin() to get the name of the user currently logged on.
Thanks to Jakub Wilk to pointing this out. (Closes: #743500)
* Update debian/copyright.
* Bump Standards.
2013-06-03 - Alessio Treglia <>
dogtail (0.8.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable.
* New upstream maintenance release:
- Added the dogtail-run-headless-next to replace the dogtail-run-headless
in future.
- Unittests vastly improved and updated.
- Fixed a missing reset of FocusWindow to None on application refocus.
- Fixed the dogtail-logout to use gnome-shell instead of old gnome-panel.
* Drop 0001-homedirornamedtemp.patch, applied upstream.
2013-02-14 - Alessio Treglia <>
dogtail (0.8.1-2) experimental; urgency=low
* Fix mistake in 0001-homedirornamedtemp.patch.
This should unblock LP: #460210
2013-02-09 - Alessio Treglia <>
dogtail (0.8.1-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New maintainer. (Closes: #696136) (Closes: #553898)
* Set packaging format to 3.0 (quilt).
* New upstream release (Closes: #486452):
- String exceptions are not used anymore. (Closes: #585287)
- Fix missing check in findChildren(), (Closes: #485758)
- Convert APT's API patch into the quilt format. (Closes: #572087)
- Convert Ludovico Gardenghi's patch into the quilt
format. (Closes: #485752)
* Fix desktop file as's per-spec.
* Migrate from CDBS + python-support to DH short-form + dh_python2.
* Move to section python.
* Refresh {,Build-}Depends lists.
* Remove xbase-clients from Depends. (Closes: #601486)
* Add Homepage field. (Closes: #572570)
* Add watch file.
* Add gbp config file.
* Refresh debian/copyright to meet copyright format 1.0.
* Install NEWS as upstream changelog.
* Bump Standards.
2011-06-01 - Mehdi Dogguy <>
dogtail (0.6.1-3.2) unstable; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Apply patch by Julian Andres Klode to make it API compliant with
python-apt 0.8 (Closes: #572087).
2010-02-21 - Bastian Venthur <>
dogtail (0.6.1-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix "[DoS] use of /tmp/dogtail prevents use by multiple users"
Applied patch by Ludovico Gardenghi (Closes: #485752)
2006-12-16 - Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo <>
dogtail (0.6.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* pyhton-at-spi has to be added as dependency (Closes: #402752)

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