python-dmidecode - Python extension module for dmidecode

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name python-dmidecode
Package version 3.10.13
Package release 1.1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 437 B
Download size 147.32 KB
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DMI (the desktop management interface) provides a standardized description of
a computer's hardware, including characteristics such as BIOS serial number
and hardware connectors.
This package provides an interface to the DMI data available from the BIOS.
It is intended to be used as a back-end tool by other hardware detection
programs implemented in Python.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-dmidecode_3.10.13-1.1_amd64.deb 3.10.13 amd64 Debian Main
python-dmidecode - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3.6-6~
libxml2 >= 2.7.4
python << 2.8
python >= 2.6
python-libxml2 -
python-support >= 0.90.0


Type URL
Binary Package python-dmidecode_3.10.13-1.1_i386.deb
Source Package python-dmidecode

Install Howto

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




2012-09-27 - David Prévot <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.13-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* debian/python-dmidecode-dbg.postinst: Fix directory to symlink upgrade in
postinst. (Closes: #687882)
2012-01-07 - Sandro Tosi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.13-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Nima Talebi]
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* Upstream bugfix release. See the following URI for details:
* Added a missing dependency (Closes: Bug#578891) - thanks to Sven Wick for
the bug report.
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Add Vcs-* fields.
[ Sandro Tosi ]
* New upstream release
* debian/control
- set DPMT as maintainer, Nima & me as uploaders
- remove useless Provides and XB-P-V
- reorganize a bit source stanza fields, renaming XS-P-V to X-P-V
- bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no changes needed)
* debian/rules
- don't set DH_VERBOSE
- fix build* targets deps as per lintian suggestion
* debian/{mk.override, pyversions, upstream.changelog}
- removed, useless
* debian/{, rules}
- don't install doc for -dbg, but symlink to the main module one
2010-03-04 - Nima Talebi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.11-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Small fix to example file.
2010-02-16 - Nima Talebi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.11-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Log messages no longer handled via `fprintf' statements, but handled
inside a data structure and dealt with accordingly.
2010-01-12 - Nima Talebi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream cleanup release.
* This release has addressed the previously messy error/warning handling.
2009-12-20 - Nima Talebi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.9-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream bug-fix release.
* Add --install-layout=deb to debian/rules install to prevent files
from landing in /usr/local (Closes: Bug#563883) - thanks to Scott
-- Nima Talebi <>  Tue, 05 Jan 2010 22:02:29 -0500
python-dmidecode (3.10.8-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Resolved conflict between standard and debug package (Closes: #561904).
2009-12-15 - Nima Talebi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New Upstream release.
* Big-endian and little-endian approved.
* Packaged unit-test to tarball.
* Rewritten unit-test to be able to run as non-root user, where it will not
try to read /dev/mem.
* Added two dmidump data files to the unit-test.
2009-12-13 - Nima Talebi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.7-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Last of URI fixes (#540389).
2009-09-28 - Nima Talebi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.7-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added libxml2 dependencies (Closes: #548669).
2009-09-23 - Nima Talebi <>
python-dmidecode (3.10.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New Upstream release.

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