playmidi - MIDI player

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename playmidi_2.4debian-11build1_amd64.deb
Package name playmidi
Package version 2.4debian
Package release 11build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/sound
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 104.33 KB
Installed size 281.00 KB
Playmidi is a MIDI file player that will play back using FM, GUS,
SoundBlaster or external MIDI. It also supports Creative Music Files
(CMF), Microsoft RIFF (RMI) files and large MIDI archives from games
such as Ultima 7.
The player may be used with a text interface or a graphical interface.


Package Version Architecture Repository
playmidi_2.4debian-11build1_i386.deb 2.4debian i386 Ubuntu Universe
playmidi - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.8
libncurses6 >= 6
libtinfo6 >= 6


Name Value
suidmanager << 0.50


Type URL
Binary Package playmidi_2.4debian-11build1_amd64.deb
Source Package playmidi

Install Howto

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




2018-05-03 - Matthias Klose <>
playmidi (2.4debian-11build1) cosmic; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ncurses soname changes.
2017-11-19 - Adrian Bunk <>
playmidi (2.4debian-11) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Set maintainer to Debian QA Group. (see #881511)
* Add Brazilian Portuguese debconf templates translation
from Adriano Rafael Gomes. (Closes: #719934)
2012-11-20 - Darren Salt <>
playmidi (2.4debian-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Change of maintainer address.
* Bump standards version to 3.9.3; bump debhelper compat to 5 (minimal).
* Copyright file fixups (lintian warning).
* Use dpkg-buildflags for hardening.
* Add a versioned build-dep on dpkg-dev.
* Ack NMUs. (Closes: #463252, #488708, #489161, #654813, #665305)
2012-03-30 - Christian Perrier <>
playmidi (2.4debian-9.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix pending l10n issues. Debconf translations:
- Danish (Joe Hansen).  Closes: #654813
- Polish (Michał Kułach).  Closes: #665305
2008-06-19 - Christian Perrier <>
playmidi (2.4debian-9.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload to fix pending l10n issues.
* Debconf translations
- Japanese. Closes: #463252
- Swedish. Closes: #488708
- Norwegian Bokmål. Closes: #463252
- Turkish. Closes: #489161
2008-01-18 - Darren Salt <>
playmidi (2.4debian-9) unstable; urgency=low
[ Darren Salt ]
* Updated debconf templates & debian/control.		(Closes: #452496)
Reviewed by the debian-l10n-english team as part of the Smith review
project (except that I've lightly tweaked the last sentence of the
package description).
* Various new & updated debconf translations:
- Basque						(Closes: #453297)
- Galician						(Closes: #453330)
- Vietnamese					(Closes: #453377)
- German						(Closes: #453488)
- Finnish						(Closes: #453655)
- Portuguese					(Closes: #453914)
- Spanish, Castilian				(Closes: #454357)
- Italian						(Closes: #454645)
- French						(Closes: #454648)
- Czech						(Closes: #455239)
- Dutch, Flemish					(Closes: #455869)
- Russian						(Closes: #455965)
* Demote the X dependencies to Recommends.		(Closes: #28471)
Use a wrapper for xplaymidi to avoid run-time linkage errors.
(Doable since recommended packages are installed by default.)
* Bumped standards version to 3.7.3; no changes needed.
2007-10-28 - Darren Salt <>
playmidi (2.4debian-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Use debian/compat instead of DH_COMPAT, but stick with level 4 for now.
* Updated standards version to 3.7.2.
* Templates converted to UTF-8.
* Fixed problems with terminal resize (ncurses interface) - now no longer
* Use intptr_t for pointer casting.
* Switched to using the included awe_voice.h regardless of target.
It was removed from Linux between 2.6.21 & 2.6.22.	(Closes: #436329)
* Added Dutch debconf translation.			(Closes: #414771)
* Added Portuguese debconf translation.		(Closes: #434062)
* Fixed the --help option.				(Closes: #418819)
* Removed a question mark from the debconf template. Translations need to
be updated to remove the malformed-prompt-in-templates warning.
2006-12-28 - Darren Salt <>
playmidi (2.4debian-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Added Spanish templates translation.		(Closes: #404789)
2006-10-30 - Darren Salt <>
playmidi (2.4debian-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed up various compiler warnings (mostly signedness differences which,
in this case, was all noise).
* Should be libxaw?-dev in previous changelog entries.
* Fixed a segfault when handling gzipped MIDI files.	(Closes: #391888)
2006-03-27 - Darren Salt <>
playmidi (2.4debian-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Build-depend once more on libxaw7-dev, as requested by the X maintainers.

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