python-minimal - minimal subset of the Python language (default version)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name python-minimal
Package version 2.7.15~rc1
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 145 B
Download size 27.41 KB
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This package contains the interpreter and some essential modules.  It's used
in the boot process for some basic tasks.
See /usr/share/doc/python2.7-minimal/README.Debian for a list of the modules
contained in this package.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-minimal_2.7.15~rc1-1_i386.deb 2.7.15~rc1 i386 Ubuntu Main
python-minimal - - -


Name Value
dpkg >= 1.13.20
python2.7-minimal >= 2.7.15~rc1-1~


Name Value
python-central << 0.5.5


Name Value
python <= 2.7.3-1~


Type URL
Binary Package python-minimal_2.7.15~rc1-1_amd64.deb
Source Package python-defaults

Install Howto

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




2018-04-16 - Matthias Klose <>
python-defaults (2.7.15~rc1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Bump version to 2.7.15~rc1.
* debian/ (Michael Vogt):
- add Cnf-Visible-Pkgname hint to ensure command-not-found recommends
installing "python" instead of "python-minimal" when it is missing.
2017-12-13 - Matthias Klose <>
python-defaults (2.7.14-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Stop building the python-examples and idle2 packages.
* python: Stop shipping the 2to3 symlink (now in the 2to3 package).
2017-12-08 - Matthias Klose <>
python-defaults (2.7.14-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Stop using priority extra for the -dbg packages.
* pycompile, pyclean, pyversions: Use python2 as the shebang to guard
against people fiddling around with the python symlink or having a
python3 installed as python in /usr/local. Closes: #864599. LP: #1715062.
* Rename the idle package to idle2. idle is now built for python3.
* Fix quoting in the prerm-clean autoscript. Closes: #815134.
* README.Debian: Reference 2.7 and point to the python3 package for the
Debian Python Policy.
* Mark python-examples as M-A: foreign.
2017-09-18 - Matthias Klose <>
python-defaults (2.7.14-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Bump version to 2.7.14.
* python-examples: Fix Multi-Arch warning.
* Change policy format from debiandoc SGML to DocBook/XML (W. Martin Borgert).
Closes: #872421.
2017-01-24 - Matthias Klose <>
python-defaults (2.7.13-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Matthias Klose ]
* Lower priority of packages from standard to optional.
[ Scott Kitterman ]
* Make another attempt at Django specific binary naming
2016-12-20 - Matthias Klose <>
python-defaults (2.7.13-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Matthias Klose ]
* Bump version to 2.7.13.
* Mark python-doc as M-A: foreign.
* Bump debhelper version.
[ Helmut Grohne ]
* Fix FTCBFS: Annotate python build dependencies with :any (Closes: #841682)
[ Chris Lamb ]
* Consistently order python substvars to support reproducibility (Closes:
[ Scott Kitterman ]
* Add Django specific binary naming policy to align to current practice.
2016-06-03 - Matthias Klose <>
python-defaults (2.7.11-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Scott Kitterman ]
* Python policy updates for Stretch (Many thanks to Ben Finney for all the
- Change focus in text to python3
- Remove/deprecate features no longer needed due to only a single Python 2
- Discuss update process in more detail
- Revamp tools section to better align to current practice
[ Matthias Klose ]
* Update valgrind suppression file. Issue #12612. LP: #1512622.
* Rebuild to pick up the GNU triplet change on i386 archs. Addresses: #826128.
2015-12-09 - Matthias Klose <>
python-defaults (2.7.11-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Bump version to 2.7.11.
* Stop shipping menu files.
* Fix some lintian warnings.
2015-03-16 - Matthias Klose <>
python-defaults (2.7.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Bump version to 2.7.9.
2015-03-02 - Scott Kitterman <>
python-defaults (2.7.8-4) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Barry Warsaw ]
* Update policy document to clarify the purpose and use of the wheel
files.  No actual change in policy is made.

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