primer3 - tool to design flanking oligo nucleotides for DNA amplification

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename primer3_2.4.0-1ubuntu2_i386.deb
Package name primer3
Package version 2.4.0
Package release 1ubuntu2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/science
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 177.42 KB
Installed size 702.00 KB
Primer3 picks primers for Polymerase Chain Reactions (PCRs), considering as
criteria oligonucleotide melting temperature, size, GC content and
primer-dimer possibilities, PCR product size, positional constraints within
the source sequence, and miscellaneous other constraints. All of these
criteria are user-specifiable as constraints, and some are specifiable as
terms in an objective function that characterizes an optimal primer pair.


Package Version Architecture Repository
primer3_2.4.0-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb 2.4.0 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
primer3 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.11
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libstdc++6 >= 5


Type URL
Binary Package primer3_2.4.0-1ubuntu2_i386.deb
Source Package primer3

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install primer3 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install primer3




2018-04-10 - Matthias Klose <>
primer3 (2.4.0-1ubuntu2) bionic; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild.
2018-04-09 - Steve Langasek <>
primer3 (2.4.0-1ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=medium
* Allow stderr output from the autopkgtests.
2018-02-21 - Andreas Tille <>
primer3 (2.4.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version
* Secure URI in watch file
* Standards-Version: 4.1.3
* debhelper 11
2017-09-14 - Steffen Moeller <>
primer3 (2.3.7-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* d/upstream/metadata:
- Added references to registries
- yamllint cleanliness
2017-08-26 - Andreas Tille <>
primer3 (2.3.7-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix build with gcc-7
Closes: #853621
* Standards-Version: 4.1.0 (no changes needed)
* d/rules: use DEB_SOURCE
* hardening=+all
2017-01-13 - Andreas Tille <>
primer3 (2.3.7-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Andreas Tille ]
* debhelper 10
* d/watch: version=4
[ Helmut Grohne ]
* Fix FTCBFS: Pass CXX as CPP (Closes: #851230)
2016-06-27 - Canberk Koç <>
primer3 (2.3.7-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team Upload
[ Andreas Tille ]
* Moved packaging from SVN to Git
* cme fix dpkg-control
* better hardening
* split example data for test into separate arch all package
* add lintian override for empty directories
[ Canberk Koç ]
* Autopkgtest added
* debian/rules:
- added dh_clean to override_dh_auto_test section
- sed perl interpreter path
2016-03-10 - Andreas Tille <>
primer3 (2.3.7-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version
* Moved debian/upstream to debian/upstream/metadata
* cme fix dpkg-control
2013-12-19 - Andreas Tille <>
primer3 (2.3.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Charles Plessy ]
* New upstream release.
* Install configuration files in /etc (first step to fix bug 702693).
* Normalised debian/control with config-model-edit.
* Use canonical VCS URLs.
[ Andreas Tille ]
* Fix watch file
* replace cdbs by dh
* debian/patches/hardening.patch: Propagate hardening options
* Standards-Version: 3.9.5 (no changes needed)
* debian/patches/primer_thermodynamic_parameters_path_2_etc.patch:
Make sure config files will be searched for in /etc/primer3_config/
instead of /opt/primer3_config/
Closes: #702693
* Verified that new upstream
Closes: #716151, #716213 
* New executable: ntthal (including manpage)
* Removed *.xml variants of manpages to reduce redundancy
2013-02-05 - Andreas Tille <>
primer3 (2.3.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
New upstream release.
[ Andreas Tille ]
* debian/upstream:
- Remove duplicated entry for PMID
- Added Volume, fixed Number
- Added URL+eprint
* debian/control:
- Removed DM-Upload-Allowed
- Standards-Version: 3.9.4 (no changes needed)
* debhelper 9 (control+compat)
* debian/copyright: PD License should be avoided - bumped packaging
to same license as program itself

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