jester - board game similar to Othello

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name jester
Package version 1.0
Package release 11
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 96 B
Download size 26.42 KB
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Simple two-player turn-based strategy game played on an 8x8 grid.
Convert the opponent's pieces to your color by bracketing them between
your pieces.  The game can be played head-to-head on a single screen or
by a single player against the computer. Jester allows you to waste
valuable time that could otherwise be spent playing Solitaire.


Package Version Architecture Repository
jester_1.0-11_i386.deb 1.0 i386 Debian Main
jester - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libx11-6 -


Type URL
Binary Package jester_1.0-11_amd64.deb
Source Package jester

Install Howto

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




2013-05-03 - Markus Koschany <>
jester (1.0-11) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable.
* [4b95c49] Update to use the current canonical Vcs-URI.
* [09aa587] Update copyright years.
* [de6ee4a] Add keywords to desktop file.
2012-10-27 - Markus Koschany <>
jester (1.0-10) experimental; urgency=low
* New Maintainer. (Closes: #664093)
* debian/rules:
- Build with hardening=+all.
* Patch Makefile and prepare it for hardening.
* debian/copyright: The license is GPL-2+.
* Add longtitle to menu file.
* Remove superfluous debian/dirs file.
* New Standards-Version 3.9.4, no changes needed.
* Add desktop file and icon.
* Add jester.xpm icon for debian menu.
* Add watch file and describe the upstream situation.
* Now Jester is maintained in a Git repository. Add corresponding Vcs-fields.
* Add homepage field to debian/control and point to Debian's wiki.
* New background color: Green is out, I like chocolate.
2012-04-02 - Ricardo Mones <>
jester (1.0-9) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* debian/control, debian/compat
- Set maintainer to Debian QA Group
- Update Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no other changes)
- Set debhelper compatibility level to 9
- Add ${misc:Depends} to binary package
* debian/rules, debian/install, debian/manpages
- Switch to debhelper sequencer
* debian/source/format, debian/patches/*
- Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
* debian/copyright
- Switch to Copyright Format 1.0
2007-08-11 - Chris Waters <>
jester (1.0-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove strip from install target in debian/rules (closes: #437239).
* Updated FSF address in copyright file.
* Update standards version (no changes needed).
2006-01-15 - Amaya Rodrigo Sastre <>
jester (1.0-7.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload
* Fix typos in manpage (Closes: #270691).
* Change build-depends from xlibs-dev to libx11-dev (Closes: #346617).
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.6.2. No cahnges needed.
* Updated DH_COMPAT to 4
2003-05-22 - Chris Waters <>
jester (1.0-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Update for newer standards.
* Updated the description to be a little more descriptive.
* Changed menu to use more appropriate Games/Board section.
* Added break statement @ line 133 to silence gcc's nagging.
2001-04-10 - Chris Waters <>
jester (1.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
* updated for XFree86-4, build-dependency updated.
2000-11-05 - Chris Waters <>
jester (1.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
* updated standards version, added Build-Depends to debian/control,
fixed GPL location in copyright file.
1999-07-05 - Chris Waters <>
jester (1.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* new maintainer
1998-11-03 - Martin Schulze <>
jester (1.0-3) frozen unstable; urgency=medium
* Reupload into frozen because the distribution was changed suddenly
*after* the last upload so it went into the wrong one.

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