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Fedora PackageDB-cli

Author: Pierre-Yves Chibon
Date: Wed Jan 18 2017
Version: 2.14.1

The PackageDB-cli is a commande line interface to the PackageDB of Fedora.


The PackageDB-cli was started in May of 2011 to allow user to consult the package collection and to manage their Access Control List (ACL) using a simple interface web free interface.

As of 2014, this project has been ported to pkgdb2. At this occasion, it is has been re-written to propose a python module to query pkgdb2 API as well as the pkgdb2client.cli module containing the command line interface and the pkgdb2client.admin module containing a command line interface for admins to interact with pkgdb2.

The tarball of the releases can be found at:


Install Prerequisites

yum install python-fedora

Get and Run the Source

  • Install python-virtualenvwrapper
dnf install python-virtualenvwrapper fedora-cert
  • Create the virtual environment
mkvirtualenv pkgdb-cli --system-site-packages
  • Activate the virtual environment
workon pkgdb-cli
  • Get the project
git clone
cd packagedb-cli
  • Set up the project
python develop
  • Run pkgdb-cli or pkgdb-admin
python pkgdb2client/
python pkgdb2client/