mrtdreader - Reader for machine-readable travel documents (MRTDs / passports)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename mrtdreader_0.1.6-3_i386.deb
Package name mrtdreader
Package version 0.1.6
Package release 3
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category utils
License -
Maintainer Ruben Undheim <>
Download size 9.75 KB
Installed size 31.00 KB
This program takes as input the content of the machine-readable zone of
machine-readable travel documents and then reads out some data and dumps the
facial image to a file.
It is the example application delivered together with libmrtd.
Only reader devices which are fully supported by libnfc will work.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mrtdreader_0.1.6-3_amd64.deb 0.1.6 amd64 Debian Main
mrtdreader - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libmrtd0 = 0.1.6-3
libnfc5 >= 1.7.0~rc2


Type URL
Binary Package mrtdreader_0.1.6-3_i386.deb
Source Package mrtdreader

Install Howto

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




2018-11-03 - Ruben Undheim <>
mrtdreader (0.1.6-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/control:
- Correct Vcs URLs
- New standards version 4.2.1 - no changes
- Change email address of maintainer
* debian/gbp.conf: Using master branch for debian now
* debian/mrtdreader.1: More info in man page
* debian/rules:
- Remove get-orig-source target
- Remove use of dpkg-parsechangelog
- Remove trailing whitespace
2018-08-06 - Ruben Undheim <>
mrtdreader (0.1.6-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/compat: 11
* debian/control:
- debhelper >= 11
- New standards version 4.2.0 - no changes
- VCS URL now pointing to salsa
* debian/tests/control and debian/tests/can-link:
- Added autopkgtest for testing that it is possible to
link to the library libmrtd
* debian/upstream/metadata: added metadata pointing to upstream
2016-02-09 - Ruben Undheim <>
mrtdreader (0.1.6-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- Fixes some issues with UK and US passports at least
* debian/control:
- Changed Vcs-Git to https url
- Removed -dbg package since -dbgsym is automatically built
* debian/rules:
- Remove override of dh_strip target
2015-05-23 - Ruben Undheim <>
mrtdreader (0.1.5-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Added "Multi-Arch: same" to allow libmrtd to be
installed for multiple architectures
2015-05-23 - Ruben Undheim <>
mrtdreader (0.1.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Uploaded to unstable
* debian/mrtdreader.1: Fixed typo in man page
2015-01-10 - Ruben Undheim <>
mrtdreader (0.1.5-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
- patches/01_fix_regression.patch fixed upstream: removed
* debian/control: Added "Suggests: graphicsmagick"
* debian/copyright: Added year 2015
2014-12-13 - Ruben Undheim <>
mrtdreader (0.1.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #771708)

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