chessx - chess database

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename chessx_1.2.2-1_i386.deb
Package name chessx
Package version 1.2.2
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category games uitoolkit::qt
License -
Maintainer Niklas Fiekas <>
Download size 3.27 MB
Installed size 5.08 MB
With ChessX you can operate your collection of chess games in many ways:
browse, edit, add, organize, analyze, etc.
Current features:
- Multi-platform. Supports Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.
- Load and save PGN files.
- Work with multiple databases simultaneously.
- Browse games, including variations.
- Enter moves, variations and comments.
- Setup board, copy/paste FEN.
- Search header (click on columns in game list header).
- Display opening tree for the current position.
- Analyze using UCI and Winboard/XBoard chess engines.


Package Version Architecture Repository
chessx_1.2.2-1_amd64.deb 1.2.2 amd64 Debian Main
chessx - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libgl1 -
libgl1-mesa-glx -
libqt5core5a >= 5.2.0~alpha1
libqt5gui5 >= 5.2.0
libqt5network5 >= 5.0.2
libqt5printsupport5 >= 5.0.2
libqt5svg5 >= 5.0.2
libqt5widgets5 >= 5.2.0~rc1
libqt5xml5 >= 5.0.2
libstdc++6 >= 4.4.0
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package chessx_1.2.2-1_i386.deb
Source Package chessx

Install Howto

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




2014-10-06 - Niklas Fiekas <>
chessx (1.2.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Fix crash and data loss when trying to save a database other than the
currently selected one.
- Exclude autogenerated files from source tarball; fixes lintian warning
- Remove debian/patches/desktop-file.patch; applied upstream.
- Remove debian/patches/desktop-mime-but-no-exec-code.patch; applied
* debian/chessx.6:
- Adjust tagline in manpage.
* debian/rules:
- Remove duplicate QT_SELECT=5.
* debian/control:
- Update standards version to; no relevant changes.
2014-09-26 - Niklas Fiekas <>
chessx (1.2.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules:
- Remove stale qm files during clean (Closes: #762856).
* debian/copyright:
- Use "LGPL" for QuaZIP instead of "GPL2+ or LPGL"; fixes lintian warning
- Advanced filename matching patterns are not supported; fixes lintian
warning wildcard-matches-nothing-in-dep5-copyright.
* debian/patches/desktop-mime-but-no-exec-code.patch:
- Specify that chessx takes a single filename as an argument; fixes lintian
warning desktop-mime-but-no-exec-code.
2014-07-30 - Niklas Fiekas <>
chessx (1.2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Remove debian/patches/add-missing-resources-file.patch; fixed upstream.
- Remove debian/patches/fix-duplicated-key-in-desktop-entry.patch;
applied upstream.
- Add debian/patches/desktop-file.patch to fix capitalization of ChessX
in desktop file.
* debian/control:
- Downgrade package priority from optional to extra.
- Upgrade Build-Depends and Depends from Qt 4 to Qt 5.
* debian/rules:
- Explicitly select Qt 5.
* debian/watch:
- Update pattern to match new filename schema.
2014-03-17 - Niklas Fiekas <>
chessx (1.1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2014-02-06 - Niklas Fiekas <>
chessx (1.0.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Add icon entry to menu file (Closes: #737847).
* Update copyright years in debian/copyright.
2013-12-01 - Niklas Fiekas <>
chessx (1.0.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix build on kFreeBSD (Upstream bug: #185).
2013-10-31 - Niklas Fiekas <>
chessx (1.0.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #728415).

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