python-pyfiglet - Python port of the FIGlet specification

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name python-pyfiglet
Package version 0.7.2+dfsg
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 75 B
Download size 13.03 KB
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FIGLet is a program that creates large characters out of ordinary screen
characters. It takes ASCII text and renders it in ASCII art fonts.
This is a Python port of the original C figlet.  It can be used on the
commandline or as an Object Oriented driver library in your own programs.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-pyfiglet_0.7.2+dfsg-1_all.deb 0.7.2+dfsg all Debian Main
python-pyfiglet - - -


Name Value
python:any << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~


Type URL
Binary Package python-pyfiglet_0.7.2+dfsg-1_all.deb
Source Package pyfiglet

Install Howto

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




2014-10-17 - Stefano Rivera <>
pyfiglet (0.7.2+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream bugfix release.
* Refresh patches.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6, no changes needed.
2014-07-27 - Stefano Rivera <>
pyfiglet (0.7.1+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Refresh patches.
* Bump copyright years.
* Replace source tarball repacking logic with uscan's Files-Excluded
* Port to pybuild.
- Build-Depend on dh-python.
- Remove SOURCES.txt cleanup.
- Build for Python 3. The Python 3 package has taken over the pyfiglet
command line tool.
* Run upstream test suite. Build-Depends on toilet.
* Add upstream test suite as an ADT test.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5, no changes needed.
* Add DEP-12 upstream metadata.
2013-05-26 - Stefano Rivera <>
pyfiglet (0.6.1+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Stefano Rivera ]
* New upstream release.
- Includes manpage, drop our man page.
* Update Homepage.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4.
- Bump debhelper Depends to 8.1 for build-{arch,indep} support.
* Bump machine readable copyright format to 1.0.
* Bump copyright years.
* Bump debhelper compat level to 8.
* Moved into a get-packaged-orig-source rule in rules.
* Drop SOURCES.txt from the binary package.
* Add smoketest autopkgtest.
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Use canonical URIs for Vcs-* fields.
2011-08-18 - Stefano Rivera <>
pyfiglet (0.6+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Update copyright.
- Update man page.
* Upstream moved to github, updated watch file and get-orig-source.
* Dropped patches superseded upstream:
py26deprecation.diff, dir-error-path.diff, tlf-support.diff
* font-location.diff: Look in /usr/share/figlet for fonts, rather than using
* Updated debian-defaults.diff.
* Install wrapper with dh_install, as upstream has a
* Build-Depend on python-setuptools and clean up egg-info.
* Move DFSG repacking into a script called by uscan.
2011-05-01 - Stefano Rivera <>
pyfiglet (0.4+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/copyright:
- Update upstream maintainer's email address.
- Update format.
* Update my e-mail address.
* Use X-Python-Version.
- BD on python-all 2.6.5-13.
- Specify supported versions rather than all.
* Drop Breaks: ${python:Breaks}, no longer used by dh_python2.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2, no changes needed.
* debian/rules: Correct argument order for dh.
* Patches: Update Forwarding status, upstream development has moved to
* Correct DEP3 headers (first line of Description is the subject)
2010-07-12 - Stefano Rivera <>
pyfiglet (0.4+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Convert to dh_python2.
* Move manpage installation from override rule to debian/manpages file.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.0, no changes needed.
* get-orig-source: Don't leak uid and umask into source tarball and set -e.
* Correctly subclass str, to fix a deprecation warning under Python 2.6
(Closes: #588855)
2010-01-28 - Stefano Rivera <>
pyfiglet (0.4+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #564609)

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