sudoku - console based sudoku

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name sudoku
Package version 1.0.1
Package release 4
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 104 B
Download size 27.69 KB
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This sudoku puzzle generator/solver features:
* character based (curses) interface;
* cross-platform (Minix, Unix, Windows) with full source code (ANSI C);
* generates hints upon request;
* classification of board difficulty (very easy, easy, medium, hard or
* generation of new boards;
* easy entry of boards published in newspapers, internet, etc...;
* multiple output formats (text, csv, html, PostScript).


Package Version Architecture Repository
sudoku_1.0.1-4_amd64.deb 1.0.1 amd64 Debian Main
sudoku - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libncurses5 >= 5.5-5~
libtinfo5 -


Type URL
Binary Package sudoku_1.0.1-4_i386.deb
Source Package sudoku

Install Howto

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




2012-05-19 - Nicolas FRANCOIS (Nekral) <>
sudoku (1.0.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/compat, debian/control: Use compatibility level 9.
* debian/rules: Use minimal dh Makefile
* debian/control: Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3. No changes.
* debian/control: Remove dependency on cdbs.
* Makefile: Install in /usr per default.
* Makefile: Add LDFLAGS.
* sudoku.c: Added keystroke to redraw the board in case of screen corruption.
Closes: #673288
* debian/control: Fix PostScript spelling in description. Closes: #600011
2008-04-26 - Nicolas FRANCOIS (Nekral) <>
sudoku (1.0.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/copyright: Indicate that upstream homepage is no more available.
Closes: #470744
* Makefile, debian/dirs: Install the binary in /usr/games instead of
* debian/control: Do not mention the Homepage anymore.
* debian/control: Bump Standards-Version to 3.7.3. No changes.
2007-08-25 - Nicolas FRANCOIS (Nekral) <>
sudoku (1.0.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Makefile: Do not strip sudoku when it is installed. This fixes the
handling of the nostrip build option. Closes: #438072
2005-12-26 - Nicolas FRANCOIS (Nekral) <>
sudoku (1.0.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release Closes: #378167
* Fix the "save" command (accept \n as \r)
* rework the Makefile to support DESTDIR.
* Add a "restart" command to restore a blanked sudoku, with the original
digits ("clear" remove all the digits)
* Fix the "undo" command (the cursor was not going back to the changed
* change the location of the data files from /usr/lib to /usr/share (and fix
the Makefile and man page accordingly).
* Add a -c<class> option to specify the complexity of the generated board.
* Use the cbreak mode instead of raw mode to allow signals.
* Use minus signs instead of hyphens in the man page.
* Display the time spent for solving the puzzle.
* Avoid special keys to have be interpreted like another key (e.g. PAGE_UP
was 5 and PAGE_DOWN was 6).

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