ticker - configurable text scroller

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name ticker
Package version 1.11
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 33 B
Download size 9.26 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Ticker is a simple program to scroll text across a line of the display, in
a manner similar to a stock ticker. In fact, since ticker supports
communicating with a program that changes the text periodically, it could
be used to implement a stock ticker.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ticker_1.11_amd64.deb 1.11 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
ticker - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libslang2 >= 2.2.4


Type URL
Binary Package ticker_1.11_i386.deb
Source Package ticker

Install Howto

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




2015-08-21 - Paulo Roberto Alves de Oliveira (aka kretcheu) <kretcheu@gmail.com>
ticker (1.11) unstable; urgency=medium
* QA upload.
* Migrations:
- DH level to 9.
- Using dh-autoreconf now.
- Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.6.
- DebSrc to 3.0 format.
* debian/changelog: Fixed some typos.
* debian/copyright:
- Updated including license text.
* debian/manpages: useless; removed.
* debian/rules:
to improve GCC hardening.
* Makefile: included $(CPPFLAGS) to hardening.
* ticker.c changed var type of parameter to remove warning:
cast from pointer to integer of different size.
* Fixed minus hyphen as minus sign in manpage.
2014-11-08 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
ticker (1.10) unstable; urgency=medium
* Orphaned the Debian package.
2008-07-22 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
ticker (1.9) unstable; urgency=low
* debhelper v7; 3 line rules file
* Use DESTDIR in Makefile, rather than INSTALL_PREFIX.
2007-10-19 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
ticker (1.8) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove unused installhook in debian/rules.
* Update url in spec file.
* Rempo moved to git.
* Current policy.
2005-06-20 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
ticker (1.7) unstable; urgency=low
* Use slang2. Closes: #315108
* Remove the freshmeat-ticker, since it's broken and not worth fixing.
* Remove fixlinks stuff, now using svn links.
2003-05-28 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
ticker (1.6) unstable; urgency=low
* Break up multi-line string for pedantic gcc 3.3. Closes: #195171
2003-05-28 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
ticker (1.5) unstable; urgency=low
* spec file patch from R P Herrold.
2002-06-12 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
ticker (1.4) unstable; urgency=low
* Moved DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS out of makeinfo.
* Updated to new autoconf.
2002-06-01 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
ticker (1.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Debhelper v4.
* Moved stuff out of makeinfo.
2002-01-10 - Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
ticker (1.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed -fstrict-prototypes, Closes: #128620

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