typespeed - Zap words flying across the screen by typing them correctly

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name typespeed
Package version 0.6.5
Package release 2.1build1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 203 B
Download size 64.48 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Typespeed is a game in which words fly across your screen. Your task is to
zap the words by typing them before they cross the screen. If too many words
get by you, the game is over.


Package Version Architecture Repository
typespeed_0.6.5-2.1build1_amd64.deb 0.6.5 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
typespeed - - -


Name Value
coreutils >> 5
fileutils >= 4.0-5
libc6 >= 2.4
libncurses5 >= 6
libtinfo5 >= 6


Name Value
suidmanager << 0.50


Type URL
Binary Package typespeed_0.6.5-2.1build1_i386.deb
Source Package typespeed

Install Howto

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




2016-02-07 - Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com>
typespeed (0.6.5-2.1build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ncurses6 transition.
2014-12-01 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
typespeed (0.6.5-2.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* postrm: Do not fail on removal of a missing directory.  (Closes: #767669)
2014-07-30 - Dafydd Harries <daf@debian.org>
typespeed (0.6.5-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use autotools-dev to update config.{guess,sub} during build.
Patch by Fernando Seiti Furusato. Closes: #756284.
2010-02-12 - Dafydd Harries <daf@debian.org>
typespeed (0.6.5-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream version. Closes: #561671.
* Import into git.
* Use quilt for patches.
* Fix typo in Italian translation. Closes: #561672.
* Update for standards version 3.8.4:
- Add debian/README.source file.
2007-12-08 - Dafydd Harries <daf@debian.org>
typespeed (0.6.4-2) unstable; urgency=high
* High priority so that fix for #454527 gets into testing.
* Make postinst not fail in case where old /var/games/typespeed directory
doesn't exist. Closes: #454963.
* Make typespeed executable sgid games so that it can write high score file.
2007-12-07 - Dafydd Harries <daf@debian.org>
typespeed (0.6.4-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream release. Closes: #375136.
- High priority due to fix for DoS attack. Closes: #454527
- Fixes segfault when $HOME is unset. Closes: #355887.
- Adds Italian and French word lists, Dutch word file merged.
* New upstream maintainer.
- Update homepage URL, debian/copyright, debian/watch.
- This version is not network-compatible with versions prior to 0.5.2.
- Stricter network code.
- Improved memory management.
* High score file format has changed: install score conversion program to
/usr/lib/typespeed and run it when package is configured.
* postinst:
- Remove obsolete score file backup/create/restore code.
- Add code to upgrade score files to the new text-based format.
* rules:
- Update to new autotools build.
- Put stamp files in debian/.
- Support DEB_BUILD_OPTS=noopt.
* Remove unnecessary debian/install.
* Update man page installation.
* Change menu file to Games/Action section as per new menu policy.
* Bump to debhelper compat version 5.
* Bump standards version to 3.7.3.
2006-05-05 - Dafydd Harries <daf@debian.org>
typespeed (0.4.4-10) unstable; urgency=high
* High urgency due to security fix.
* Apply patch from Niko Tyni to fix buffer overflow (CVE-2006-1515).
2006-03-25 - Dafydd Harries <daf@debian.org>
typespeed (0.4.4-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Rebuild with newer debhelper so that menu file gets installed in
/usr/share. Also, capitalise "Typespeed" in the menu entry.
Closes: #357805.
* debian/control: Update email address; bump standards version (no changes).
2005-02-16 - Dafydd Harries <daf@muse.19inch.net>
typespeed (0.4.4-8) unstable; urgency=high
* Security upload.
* Applied patch by Ulf Härnhammar to fix a format string vulnerability in
file.c. (CAN-2005-0105) Closes: #295556.
2004-08-01 - Dafydd Harries <daf@muse.19inch.net>
typespeed (0.4.4-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Add a watch file.
* Update the upstream URL in the copyright fiile.
* Add a new description with the package's homepage.
* Declare CFLAGS as a variable in debian/rules so that it can be overridden
rather than just passing the desired flags to the recursive make

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