python-evdev - Python bindings for the Linux input subsystem

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename python-evdev_0.7.0+dfsg-2_i386.deb
Package name python-evdev
Package version 0.7.0+dfsg
Package release 2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category universe/python
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 29.26 KB
Installed size 135.00 KB
This package provides bindings to the generic input event interface
in Linux. The evdev interface serves the purpose of passing events
generated in the kernel directly to userspace through character
devices that are typically located in /dev/input/.
This package also comes with bindings to uinput, the userspace input
subsystem. Uinput allows userspace programs to create and handle
input devices that can inject events directly into the input
This package installs the library for Python 2.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-evdev_0.7.0+dfsg-2_amd64.deb 0.7.0+dfsg amd64 Ubuntu Universe
python-evdev - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
python >= 2.7~
python << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
python:any << 2.8


Type URL
Binary Package python-evdev_0.7.0+dfsg-2_i386.deb
Source Package python-evdev

Install Howto

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




2017-10-07 - Stephen Kitt <>
python-evdev (0.7.0+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Limit the architecture to linux-any. Closes: #875624.
* Switch to Python 3 Docutils and Sphinx, build-conflicting on
python-sphinx to avoid issues with that being picked in preference to
* Clean up debian/control with cme.
* Drop the new-package-should-not-package-python2-module override
since this is no longer a new package.
* Standards-Version 4.1.1, no change required.
2017-09-01 - Stephen Kitt <>
python-evdev (0.7.0+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Initial release. Closes: #709988.

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