Mandrake Packages

Mandrake RPM Repository

"Packaged Pythons."


by Simon Edwards < >


13 August, 2005 - Guarddog 2.5.0 added. - SBE

23 June, 2005 - PyKDE Extensions 0.2.0 is obsolete, removed. - SBE

9 June, 2005 - PyKDE Extensions added, built for Mandriva 2005. libpythonize removed. - SBE

7 May, 2005 - Python bindings and kjsembed fixed and built for Mandriva 2005. - SBE

5 Apr, 2005 - Added RPM for Guidance 0.3. - SBE

16 Dec, 2004 - Added RPM for Guarddog 2.4. - SBE

9 Dec, 2004 - Guidance 0.2.0 and libpythonize packages added. Use with care. - SBE

4 Dec, 2004 - Initial release. Contains packages for PyQt, PyKDE, SIP, Eric3 and also the Python bindings from KDE 3.3. The packages are for Mandrake 10.1. - SBE


This is a collection of Python and KDE related packages for Mandrake 10.1. These packages are meant to be installed using URPMI / Mandrake's software installation tools.

A introductory tutorial and other information about URPMI can be found here.

How to use this repository

First you need to make sure that you have a contrib repository configured. has good instructions about how to setup a contrib repository.

Now you can add this repository. Run this command as root:

urpmi.addmedia simonzone with

You can now install the packages you want using the URPMI from the shell or Mandrake's graphical software installation tools. For example, to install the eric Python development environment you would do:

urpmi eric

Repository Contents

Packages are built and tested for Mandrake 10.1 on i586, with KDE 3.2 and also the newer KDE 3.3 packages from Mandrake.

People who are already using KDE 3.3 with Mandrake 10.1 should use "kdebindings-python" if asked. (Note: 10.1 ships with KDE 3.2 as default) Everyone else should not use "kdebindings-python".

eric-3.5.1-1mdk.i586.rpm - Eric3 python development environment.
guarddog-2.4.0-1mdk.i586.rpm - Guarddog
guarddog-2.5.0-1mdk.i586.rpm - Guarddog
guidance-0.2.0-1mdk.i586.rpm - Guidance
kdebindings-python-3.3.1-3mdk.i586.rpm - Python bindings for KDE 3.3.
kdebindings-python-3.3.2-1mdk.i586.rpm - Python bindings for Mandriva 2005.
kdebindings-python-devel-3.3.2-1mdk.i586.rpm - Python bindings for Mandriva 2005.
kjsembed-3.3.2-1mdk.i586.rpm - Built for Mandriva 2005.
libkjsembed1-3.3.2-1mdk.i586.rpm - Built for Mandriva 2005.
libkjsembed1-devel-3.3.2-1mdk.i586.rpm - Built for Mandriva 2005.
PyKDE-3.11.3-2mdk.i586.rpm - PyKDE for KDE 3.2.
PyKDE-devel-3.11.3-2mdk.i586.rpm -
PyQt-3.12-3mdk.i586.rpm -
PyQt-devel-3.12-3mdk.i586.rpm -
sip-4.0.1-1mdk.i586.rpm -
sip-devel-4.0.1-1mdk.i586.rpm -