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Ncurses

https://www.gnu.org/software/ncurses/
Displays and updates text on text-only terminals

The ncurses (new curses) library is a free software emulation of curses in System V Release 4.0 and more. It uses terminfo format, supports pads and color and multiple highlights and forms charcters and function-key mapping, and has all the other SYSV-curses enhancements over BSD curses. It should port easily to any ANSI/POSIX-conforming UNIX-like system. On systems supporting libiconv, the library can be built to support wide- and multibyte-character applications, e.g., UTF-8. The distribution includes the library and support utilities, including a terminfo compiler tic, a decompiler infocmp, clear, tput, tset, and a termcap conversion tool captoinfo.

Documentation

https://invisible-island.net/ncurses/ncurses.faq.html

https://invisible-island.net/ncurses/man/index.html

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Licensing

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X11

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Kelly Hopkins

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22 December 2008




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Thomas Dickey Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ncurses
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ncurses
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/ncurses
Generalftp://ftp.invisible-island.net/ncurses
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/ncurses
Generalhttps://invisible-island.net/ncurses/
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ruby-ncurses
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-ncurses
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-ncurses


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildawk
Required to buildsed
Required to buildmake
Weak prerequisiteC++ compiler
Weak prerequisiteAda95 compiler

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 4 May 2018.



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