python-imobiledevice - Library for communicating with iPhone and iPod Touch devices

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name python-imobiledevice
Package version 1.1.6+dfsg
Package release 3.1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 524 B
Download size 127.95 KB
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libimobiledevice is a library that talks the native Apple USB protocols that
the iPhone and iPod Touch use. Unlike other projects, libimobiledevice does
not depend on using any existing libraries from Apple.
This package contains the Python bindings


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-imobiledevice_1.1.6+dfsg-3.1_i386.deb 1.1.6+dfsg i386 Debian Main
python-imobiledevice - - -


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libc6 >= 2.14
libgnutls-deb0-28 >= 3.2.10-0
libimobiledevice4 >= 1.1.5
libplist2 >= 1.11
libpython2.7 >= 2.7
libtasn1-6 >= 4.0-0
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7


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python2.7-imobiledevice -


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python-iphone -
python-libiphone -


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python-iphone -
python-libiphone -


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Binary Package python-imobiledevice_1.1.6+dfsg-3.1_amd64.deb
Source Package libimobiledevice

Install Howto

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




2014-08-17 - Sebastian Ramacher <>
libimobiledevice (1.1.6+dfsg-3.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* debian/control: Switch libgnutls-dev in libimobiledevice-dev's Depends to
libgnutls28-dev to reflect Build-Depends changes. (Closes: #747536)
2014-07-23 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libimobiledevice (1.1.6+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* [1855046] Update gnutls and gcrypt build-deps (Closes: #747536)
2014-06-23 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libimobiledevice (1.1.6+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* [169b453] Fix libimobiledevice-utils.manpages.
- Drop duplicate idevicebackup.1 entry
- Add idevicename.1 and idevicecrashreport.1
Thanks to Artur Rona (Closes: #750955)
* [583a454] Fix dependency on transitional libtasn1-3-dev package
(Closes: #731707)
2014-04-14 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libimobiledevice (1.1.6+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* [51f7f7a] Imported Upstream version 1.1.6
* [ed48bf8] Update build-dependencies
* [052c1b3] Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes required)
* [b89ebca] Refresh patches
* [dbe83f7] Build-dep on libtasn-1-6-dev instead of libtasn-1-3-dev
(Closes: #731707)
* [09293bb] Downgrade usbmuxd dependency to recommends and suggest
(Closes: #658541)
* [0a602f1] Use symbol script to hide private symbols
* [f85dcf3] Update symbols file.
Drop private symbols, and add new symbols
* [7338f73] Drop unused patches
* [99e4676] Exclude jquery.js
* [64e7829] Update copyright file
2013-10-30 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libimobiledevice (1.1.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* [0052e46] Drop hal fdi file.
That stuff doesn't work anymore. (Closes: #728151)
2013-10-28 - Chow Loong Jin <>
libimobiledevice (1.1.5-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Ack NMU from Andreas Metzler
* [1282e33] Imported Upstream version 1.1.5 (Closes: #709369):
- Adapt to libusbmuxd API changes (Closes: #682275)
* [27231df] Refresh or drop patches
- 00git_ios5_support.patch: Drop, applied upstream
- 01-libs.private.patch: Refresh
- 02-add-missing-linking.patch: Drop, applied upstream
- 03_ac_pkg_swig_m4_fixed.patch: Drop, no longer relevant
- 04_libplist_DSO_linking.patch: Drop, applied upstream
- 05_remove_gcry_need.patch: Drop, no longer relevant
* [0f497a0] Drop --host and --build arguments from configure.
This is already applied by dh_auto_configure automatically.
* [a370ab0] Reindent build-depends and drop trailing whitespace
* [a3fffe5] Bump dh compat to 9 for buildflags
* [40725ee] Enable multi-arch
* [65d74c4] Move dh --with parameter after $@
* [596a2b7] Update command for removing *.la for multiarch path
* [979998b] Update .manpages file for new utilities
* [3c37d78] Don't ship embedded jquery.js
2013-10-19 - Andreas Metzler <>
libimobiledevice (1.1.5-0.2) experimental; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* libimobiledevice4-dbg replaces/conflicts libimobiledevice2-dbg.
Closes: #726752
2013-10-12 - Andreas Metzler <>
libimobiledevice (1.1.5-0.1) experimental; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Sync from Ubuntu.
+ New upstream version. Closes: #709369
+ Includes fix for CVE-2013-2142: insecure /tmp usage. Closes: #710885
+ Compatible with newer libusbmuxd. Closes: #682275
+ New upstream version does not use gnutls_*_set_priority functions
anymore. Closes: #624066
+ Package builds. Closes: #713689
+ Does not depend on libusbmuxd1. Closes: #725637
* configure with --disable-silent-rules
* Delete ubuntu-revision on symbol string_concat@Base in 
* Update authors and download location in debian/copyright.

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