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 release
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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