idle - IDE for Python using Tkinter (default version)

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Universe i386
Package name idle
Package version 3.6.7
Package release 1~18.04
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 19 B
Download size 2.80 KB
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IDLE is an Integrated Development Environment for Python.
IDLE is written using Tkinter and therefore quite platform-independent.
This package is a dependency package, which depends on Debian's default
Python 3 version (currently v3.6).


Package Version Architecture Repository
idle_3.6.7-1~18.04_all.deb 3.6.7 all Ubuntu Updates Universe
idle_3.6.5-3_all.deb 3.6.5 all Ubuntu Universe
idle_3.6.5-3_all.deb 3.6.5 all Ubuntu Universe
idle - - -


Name Value
idle python3.6
python3 tk
python3 >= 3.6.7-1~18.04


Name Value
idle3 << 3.6.2-2


Type URL
Binary Package idle_3.6.7-1~18.04_all.deb
Source Package python3-defaults

Install Howto

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




2018-10-25 - Matthias Klose <>
python3-defaults (3.6.7-1~18.04) bionic-proposed; urgency=medium
* SRU: LP: #1799206.
* Drop python3.7 as a supported python3 version for the bionic SRU.
2018-10-21 - Matthias Klose <>
python3-defaults (3.6.7-1) unstable; urgency=high
* Really ship the policy in the python3 package, and update from the last
version found in the python package. Closes: #910113.
* Bump version to 3.6.7.
2018-06-27 - Matthias Klose <>
python3-defaults (3.6.6-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Matthias Klose ]
* Fix the idle desktop file. Closes: #901096.
* Install the policy files in the python3 package. Closes: #901486.
* python3-minimal: Pre-Depend on python3.6-minimal. Closes: #901001.
* Bump version to 3.6.6.
[ Scott Kitterman ]
* Remove myself from uploaders
2018-06-21 - Brian Murray <>
python3-defaults (3.6.5-3ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=medium
* Switch python3.x-minimal to a pre-dependency for python3-minimal so that
release upgrades will be more smooth. (LP: #1768379)
2018-06-07 - Matthias Klose <>
python3-defaults (3.6.5-5) experimental; urgency=medium
* Fix typo in the defaults file. Closes: #900937, #900949.
2018-06-06 - Matthias Klose <>
python3-defaults (3.6.5-4) experimental; urgency=medium
* Update Vcs attributes.
* Add Python 3.7 to the list of supported Python3 versions.
2018-04-10 - Matthias Klose <>
python3-defaults (3.6.5-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update valgrind support file. LP: #1513364.
* debian/ (Michael Vogt):
- add Cnf-Visible-Pkgname hint to ensure command-not-found recommends
installing "python3" instead of "python3-minimal" when it is missing.
2018-04-02 - Matthias Klose <>
python3-defaults (3.6.5-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Distinguish between python3.6 and python3-stdlib-extensions versions.
Closes: #894168.
* python3-venv: Depend on python3-distutils.
2018-03-31 - Matthias Klose <>
python3-defaults (3.6.5-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Matthias Klose ]
* Bump version to 3.6.5.
[ Michael Vogt ]
* debian/ LP: #1752415
- add "XB-Cnf-Extra-Commands: python" to ensure command-not-found
outputs the python3 package when searching for "python"
- add XB-Cnf-Priority-Bonus to ensure python3 is listed on the
top when typing "python"
2018-03-25 - Matthias Klose <>
python3-defaults (3.6.5~rc1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Bump version to 3.6.5~rc1.
* Remove dh-python dependency from python3.
* Add dh-python and python3-distutils dependencies to python3-all and

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