purity - automated purity testing software

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name purity
Package version 1
Package release 18
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 118 B
Download size 27.47 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
For many years now, the purity test, (in various forms)
has been widely available on the net.
This package provides an automated way of taking the test.
Purity tests are an amusing way to see how much of a nerd or
a hacker you are.  More tests are available in the purity-off


Package Version Architecture Repository
purity_1-18_i386.deb 1 i386 Ubuntu Universe
purity - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package purity_1-18_amd64.deb
Source Package purity

Install Howto

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




2011-10-05 - Bernhard R. Link <brlink@debian.org>
purity (1-18) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload (setting Maintainer to QA group)
* change to format "3.0 (quilt)"
* drop upstream changes easily done in debian/rules instead
* modernize debian/rules
- use dpkg-buildflags (Closes: 437831)
- implement build-arch, build-indep
- debhelper compatibility 7
* avoid some compiler warnings
* don't change binary's permissions in postinst but in package
* Standards-Version to 3.9.2
* fix some minor formating errors and misspellings lintian warns about
2002-09-12 - Duncan Findlay <duncf@debian.org>
purity (1-17) unstable; urgency=low
* Changed fix for overflow to match that of security releases 1-9.1
and 1-14.1
2002-09-08 - Duncan Findlay <duncf@debian.org>
purity (1-16) unstable; urgency=low
* Prevents possible buffer overflow (Closes: #154290)
2002-05-14 - Duncan Findlay <duncf@debian.org>
purity (1-15) unstable; urgency=low
* Change of e-mail address
2001-11-24 - Duncan Findlay <duncf@rogers.com>
purity (1-14) unstable; urgency=low
* Change of e-mail address
2001-10-03 - Duncan Findlay <duncf@home.com>
purity (1-13) unstable; urgency=low
* fixed segmentation fault when saving high scores (closes: #114340) -
thanks to Gergely Nagy for the patch 
2001-09-20 - Duncan Findlay <duncf@home.com>
purity (1-12) unstable; urgency=low
* new maintainer (closes: #113109)
* fixed stty settings munging (closes: #112827, #112830) - thanks to
Alan Shutko for the patch
* added build depends (closes: #107311, #111794)
* moved /var/lib/games to /var/games (closes: #107643)
* (slightly) improved description (closes: #112806)
2001-07-30 - Aaron Howell <aaron@kitten.net.au>
purity (1-11) unstable; urgency=low
* changed package from extra to optional
* make directory /var/lib/games if it doesn't exist. (closes #107015)
2001-07-29 - Aaron Howell <aaron@kitten.net.au>
purity (1-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed Readme file (closes #48608).
* Applied patch from James Morrison to make purity build on SYSV
platforms using termios.
1999-09-21 - Aaron Howell <aaron@kitten.net.au>
purity (1-9) unstable; urgency=low
* converted to debhelper
* changed sunsite.unc.edu to metalab.unc.edu (fixes #33612)
* moved tests under /usr/share/games/purity (fixes #44912)

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