python-box2d - 2D Game Physics for Python

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Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename python-box2d_2.3.2~dfsg-2_amd64.deb
Package name python-box2d
Package version 2.3.2~dfsg
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/python
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 302.27 KB
Installed size 1.59 MB
pybox2d is a 2D physics library for your games and simple simulations.
It's based on the Box2D library, written in C++. It supports several
shape types (circle, polygon, thin line segments), and quite a few
joint types (revolute, prismatic, wheel, etc.).
This package contains the Python library.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-box2d_2.3.2~dfsg-2_i386.deb 2.3.2~dfsg i386 Ubuntu Universe
python-box2d - - -


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libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libstdc++6 >= 5.2
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7
python:any >= 2.6.6-7~


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python2.7-box2d -


Type URL
Binary Package python-box2d_2.3.2~dfsg-2_amd64.deb
Source Package python-box2d

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-box2d deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-box2d




2017-09-11 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
python-box2d (2.3.2~dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Modernize Vcs-* fields:
+ Consistently use git (not cgit) in path.
+ Consistently include .git suffix in path.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 4.1.0.
* Modernize cdbs:
+ Do copyright-check in maintainer script (not during build).
+ Stop build-depend on licensecheck.
+ Relax to build-depend unversioned on cdbs.
* Update copyright info: Extend coverage of packaging.
* Remove Luke Faraone as uploader. Thanks for your past contributions.
* Drop obsolete lintian override regarding debhelper 9.
* Tighten lintian overrides regarding License-Reference.
2016-12-25 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
python-box2d (2.3.2~dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ upstream ]
* New release.
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Remove, strip when repackaging, and git-ignore upstream-shipped
autogenerated file.
* Modernize CDBS use: Build-depend on licensecheck (not devscripts).
* Preserve file mangled during upstream clean.
2016-05-09 - Jonas Smedegaard <>
python-box2d (2.3.1~dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Jonas Smedegaard ]
* Update watch file:
+ Mangle filename.
+ Set repacksuffix and mangle debian version.
+ Add usage comment.
* Update git-buildpackage config: Filter any .git* file.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.8.
* Drop obsolete DM-Upload-Allowed hint.
* Move packaging to Debian Sugar Team.
* Update copyright info:
+ Rewrite using file format 1.
+ Fix update source URL, and add alternate git source URL.
+ Repackage source tarball, excluding prebuilt windows library.
+ Fix list Github issue tracker as preferred upstream contact.
+ Fix list pybox2d as upstream project name.
+ Update Files and License paragraphs to match upstream changes.
+ Add myself as copyright holder for packaging.
+ Relicense packaging as GPL-3+.
* Update package relations:
+ Build-depend unversioned on debhelper devscripts: Needed version
satisfied even in oldstable.
+ Tighten build-dependency on cdbs: Needed to support python helper.
+ Build-depend on python (not dh-python).
+ Fix relax -doc package to only suggest (not depend on)
python-box2d python-pygame.
* Drop patches: No longer apply.
* Add lintian overrides regarding license in License-Reference field.
See bug#786450.
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 9.
* Add lintian override regarding debhelper 9.
* Update short and long descriptions, based on upstream README.
* Drop custom tarball target: Use gpb import-src --uscan.
* Limit compression avoidance to actually installed file types.
* Adjust install paths and cleanup for upstream restructuring.
* Replace Vera font with symlink to system shared copy.
Depend on ttf-bitstream-vera.
2016-03-27 - Samuel Henrique Oltramari Pinto (SamuelOPH) <>
python-box2d (2.0.2+svn20100109.244-1.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* debian/control:
- Change to new Homepage.
- Update to Debian Policy 3.9.7.
* debian/patches:
- fix_comments.patch: Add patch to fix comment formatting so that the
package doesn't FTBFS with SWIG 3 (patch courtesy of Jitka Plesnikova),
thanks to Logan Rosen <> for pointing out the patch
(closes: #805684).
* debian/watch:
- Change to new url from GitHub.
- Update to version 4.
2015-08-26 - Stefano Rivera <>
python-box2d (2.0.2+svn20100109.244-1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Port from python-support to dh_python2. Closes: 785980.
2010-07-04 - Luke Faraone <>
python-box2d (2.0.2+svn20100109.244-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release. Closes: 524710.

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