python-pwquality - Python bindings for libpwquality

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name python-pwquality
Package version 1.2.3
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 62 B
Download size 7.73 KB
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libpwquality's purpose is to provide common functions for password
quality checking and also scoring them based on their apparent randomness. The
library also provides a function for generating random passwords with good
This package contains the Python bindings.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-pwquality_1.2.3-1_amd64.deb 1.2.3 amd64 Debian Main
python-pwquality - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libpwquality1 >= 1.1.0
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7


Type URL
Binary Package python-pwquality_1.2.3-1_i386.deb
Source Package libpwquality

Install Howto

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




2013-09-21 - Michael Biebl <>
libpwquality (1.2.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Add get-orig-source target utilizing
2013-06-29 - Michael Biebl <>
libpwquality (1.2.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Timo Aaltonen ]
* libpam-pwquality: Add a config file for pam-auth-update.
(Closes: #703817, LP: #1191990)
[ Michael Biebl ]
* New upstream release.
2013-05-25 - Michael Biebl <>
libpwquality (1.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Iain Lane ]
* Pass python version correctly 
[ Michael Biebl ]
* Upload to unstable.
* New upstream release.
* Use to substitute @GNOME_TEAM@ in
* Split off the man page and configuration file from libpwquality1 into a new
binary package named libpwquality-common and make libpwquality1 depend on
* With those files split off, mark the packages as multi-arch enabled.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4. No further changes.
2012-06-25 - Iain Lane <>
libpwquality (1.1.1-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Upload to Debian (Closes: #678938).
* Add Homepage field.
* Install into multiarch paths, but do not enable Multi-Arch itself in
debian/control as cracklib2 is not yet converted.
* Improve package descriptions.
* Install python module into proper directory.
* Add myself as Uploader and team as Maintainer.
2012-06-22 - Robert Ancell <>
libpwquality (1.1.1-0ubuntu1) quantal; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/control:
- Build-depend on debhelper >= 9
- Build-depend on libpam0g-dev
- Improve descriptions
2012-06-18 - Robert Ancell <>
libpwquality (1.1.0-0ubuntu1) quantal; urgency=low
* Initial Release.

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