sudoku - console based sudoku

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name: sudoku
Package version: 1.0.5
Package release: 2build1
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 118 B
Download size: 37.82 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 fiendish); * generation of new boards; * easy entry of boards published in newspapers, Internet, ...; * multiple output formats (text, csv, HTML, PostScript).



    Source package: sudoku

    Install Howto

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


    • /usr/games/sudoku
    • /usr/share/applications/sudoku.desktop
    • /usr/share/doc/sudoku/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/sudoku/copyright
    • /usr/share/icons/hicolor/64x64/apps/sudoku.png
    • /usr/share/icons/hicolor/scalable/sudoku.svg
    • /usr/share/man/man6/sudoku.6.gz
    • /usr/share/menu/sudoku
    • /usr/share/pixmaps/sudoku.xpm
    • /usr/share/sudoku/template


    2016-02-07 - Matthias Klose <> sudoku (1.0.5-2build1) xenial; urgency=medium * No-change rebuild for ncurses6 transition.

    2015-04-27 - Peter Spiess-Knafl <> sudoku (1.0.5-2) unstable; urgency=medium * Upload to unstable.

    2015-04-19 - Peter Spiess-Knafl <> sudoku (1.0.5-1) experimental; urgency=medium * Imported Upstream version 1.0.5 * remove upstream applied patches. * removed debian/dirs (handled by upstream makefile). * adapted debian/rules to new upstream makefile (PREFIX). * debian/control: changed dependency to libncurses5-dev. * debian/sudoku.desktop: fix missing ';'. * updated upstream signing-key.asc * removed debian/docs. * added debian/clean to avoid override_dh_auto_clean. * changed maintainer e-mail in debian/control.

    2015-03-06 - Peter Spiess-Knafl <> sudoku (1.0.4-1) unstable; urgency=low * new upstream release. * added desktop and debian-menu files (closes: #738036) * patched manpage to describe activation of hint mechanism (closes: #778494) * debian/control: new maintainer (closes: #774186) * debian/control: bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6. * debian/control: added VCS-* info. * debian/control: added Homepage field. * debian/control: Build-Depends on imagemagick for icon generation. * debian/docs: added upstream README and CHANGES * debian/copyright: changed to machine-readable copyright file. * debian/compat: bumped to 9 * debian/watch: added watchfile and signing key. * source format: changed to 3.0 (quilt)

    2013-06-30 - Nicolas FRANCOIS (Nekral) <> sudoku (1.0.1-5) unstable; urgency=low * sudoku.c: Report error whan no formatsare provided to -f * debian/control: Update description: spell HTML in upper case and remove etc redundant with ellipsis. Closes: #673692 * debian/control: Bump Standards-Version to No changes.

    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 /usr/bin. * 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 digit). * 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).