python-libsvm - Python interface for support vector machine library

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename python-libsvm_3.21+ds-1.1_all.deb
Package name python-libsvm
Package version 3.21+ds
Package release 1.1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category universe/python
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 13.82 KB
Installed size 43.00 KB
Python interface for the LIBSVM library using ctypes. This new Python
interface is provided since 2.91, and it is incompatible with the old


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-libsvm_3.21+ds-1.1_all.deb 3.21+ds all Ubuntu Universe
python-libsvm - - -


Name Value
libsvm3 >= 3.21+ds-1.1
libsvm3 << 3.21+ds-1.1.1~
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
python:any << 2.8


Name Value
python2.7-libsvm -


Type URL
Binary Package python-libsvm_3.21+ds-1.1_all.deb
Source Package libsvm

Install Howto

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




2016-07-30 - Olly Betts <>
libsvm (3.21+ds-1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* debian/libsvm3.triggers:
- Fix typo: activate-nowait -> activate-noawait.  (Closes: #832075)
2016-07-20 - Chen-Tse Tsai <>
libsvm (3.21+ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release (Closes: #824032)
* Acknowledge NMU. Thanks, Andrey.
* debian/control:
- Removed obsolete DM-Upload-Allowed
- Updated the Standards-Version to 3.9.8 (no changes needed)
- Changed XS-Python-Version to X-Python-Version
- Changed the architecture of python-libsvm to all
- Make python-libsvm, depending on arch:any, binNMUable
- Removed duplicated Homepage description. (Closes: #693889)
- Removed autotools-dev from Build-Depends
- Changed python-all-dev to python-all in Build-Depends
* debian/rules:
- Added hardening support using dpkg-buildflags
* Added patch improve-option-parsing.patch.
It improves option parsing in svm-train.c, svm-predict.c,
and svm-scale.c. (Closes: #716362, Closes: #716363) 
* debian/copyright:
- Changed the copyright file to machine-readable format 1.0
- Added missing copyright attribution for tools/
* Replaced libsvm3.postinst with libsvm3.triggers
* Fixed some typos in the man page of svm-checkdata
* Added a watch file
* Removed Windows binary files and the pre-built jar (Closes: #823880)
* Thanks to Christian for advising many packaging details.  
2015-08-29 - Andrey Rahmatullin <>
libsvm (3.12-1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Port from python-support to dh-python (Closes: #786206)
2012-06-11 - Chen-Tse Tsai <>
libsvm (3.12-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Remove and upgrade to packaging format "3.0 quilt".
(Closes: #667791)
* Update to Standards-Version to 3.9.3 and debhelper to 9.
* Change obsolete depends default-jdk-builddep to default-jdk. 
(Closes: #669223)
* Fix description-synopsis-starts-with-article (Lintian).
* Fix extended-description-is-probably-too-short (Lintian).
* Fix needless-dependency-on-jre (Lintian).
* Fix capitalization-error-in-description Python (Lintian).
* Fix duplicate-short-description (Lintian).
* Add build-arch and build-indep rules. (Closes: #673215)
2011-04-06 - Chen-Tse Tsai <>
libsvm (3.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Removed the versioned name of directory under /usr/include/
since different version of libsvm-dev cannot be co-installed. (Closes: #608851)
2010-10-10 - Chen-Tse Tsai <>
libsvm (3.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
[Chen-Tse Tsai]
* New upstream release.
- Moved the model structure to svm.h and changed the function
which destroys the model.
- Added description warns that the new python interface 
is incompatible with the previous version 2. (Closes: #594251)
[Steffen Moeller]
* Changed to source format 3.0 (quilt).
* Allowing repeated invocations of dpkg-buildpackage
2010-08-06 - Chen-Tse Tsai <>
libsvm (2.91-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed the preinst script of python-libsvm. (Closes: #583737)
* Fixed the man page of svm-predict. (Closes: #590275)
* Fixed python string exception problems of libsvm-tools. (Closes: #585245)
2010-04-10 - Chen-Tse Tsai <>
libsvm (2.91-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Changed python-libsvm to the new python interface
provided by upstream.

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