python-cairo - Python bindings for the Cairo vector graphics library

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Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name python-cairo
Package version 1.16.2
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 251 B
Download size 55.07 KB
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This package contains modules that allow you to use the Cairo vector
graphics library in Python programs.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-cairo_1.16.2-1_i386.deb 1.16.2 i386 Ubuntu Main
python-cairo - - -


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libc6 >= 2.14
libcairo2 >= 1.14.0
python >= 2.7~
python << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
python:any << 2.8


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python2.7-cairo -


Type URL
Binary Package python-cairo_1.16.2-1_amd64.deb
Source Package pycairo

Install Howto

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




2018-02-20 - Laurent Bigonville <>
pycairo (1.16.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Ondřej Nový ]
* d/control: Set Vcs-* to
[ Laurent Bigonville ]
* New upstream release
* debian/control: Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.3 (no further changes)
* debian/control: Add Built-Using: ${sphinxdoc:Built-Using} to the
documentation packages
* debian/python-cairo-dev.install, debian/python3-cairo-dev.install:
Upstream buildsystem now installs the .pc files in /usr/lib/pkgconfig
* debian/python-cairo-dev.install, debian/python3-cairo-dev.install: Install
new .h file shipped by upstream
* Override the lintian python-package-missing-depends-on-python error for
-dev packages, the package is only installing a header file in the path
2017-11-19 - Laurent Bigonville <>
pycairo (1.15.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* debian/python-cairo-dev.examples: Install examples file in
python-cairo-dev package instead of python-cairo
* Build python3 packages, split the documentation in a separate -doc pkg
* debian/rules: Call the sphinxdoc sequence
* debian/rules: Do not create additional -dbgsyms packages, put the debug
symbols in the -dbg ones
* debian/rules: Try to fix the privacy-breach-generic lintian warning
2017-11-19 - Laurent Bigonville <>
pycairo (1.15.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Ondřej Nový ]
* Fixed VCS URL (https)
[ Laurent Bigonville ]
* New upstream release (Closes: #653588, #878080)
- Bump libcairo2-dev build-dependency (Closes: #605958)
- Drop debian/patches/setup_25_compat, we don't need compatibility with
python 2.5 anymore
* debian/watch: Update watch file, the project has been moved to github
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.1 (no further changes)
* Switch to dh sequences and bump debhelper compatibility to 10
* Add python-pytest to the build-dependencies, this is needed for the tests
* debian/python-cairo-dev.install: Fix installation of the .pc file
* debian/control: Move python-cairo-dbg to priority optional from priority
extra, the later is deprecated
* debian/control: Mark python-cairo and python-cairo-dbg as Multi-arch: same
* debian/python-cairo.install: Install egg-info file (Closes: #572624)
* debian/python-cairo-dev.links: Use libjs-underscore instead of embedded
underscore.js file
2017-05-07 - Ivo De Decker <>
pycairo (1.8.8-2.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add python-cairo-dbg.maintscript to cleanup symlink left over from version
1.4.12-1.2 (lenny). (Closes: #861305)
2016-09-25 - Johannes Brandstätter <>
pycairo (1.8.8-2.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Replace deprecated cdbs_python_build_versions with cdbs_python_flavors.
(Closes: #830364)
2015-09-06 - Debian Python Modules Team <>
pycairo (1.8.8-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Add Vcs-* fields.
[ Andrey Rahmatullin ]
* Port from python-support to dh-python (Closes: #786160).
* Drop obsolete debian/pyversions.
* Drop unnecessary XB-Python-Version.
2010-01-24 - Torsten Marek <>
pycairo (1.8.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Loïc Minier ]
* Use *-packages instead of site-packages in debian/python-cairo-dbg.install
to work with both dist-packages and site-packages, backports etc.
[ Torsten Marek ]
* New upstream release
* Convert to new source format "3.0 (quilt)"
* debian/control
- Updated standards version to 3.8.3, no changes necessary
* debian/patches/setup_25_compat
- Ensure Python 2.5 compatibility
- Make sure is installed
* debian/rules
- Remove old dpatch workarounds

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