nudoku is a ncurses based sudoku game.
Using package manager
I heard rumors of nudoku being in the AUR.
Debian and derivates
Contained in official stable repositories since Debian Stretch.
apt-get install nudoku
EL 7 (CentOS/Oracle Linux/Scientific Linux/RedHat
You need to enable the EPEL repository and run:
yum install nudoku
nudoku is in the official Fedora repository since June 2016:
dnf install nudoku
Contained in official repo since 2018-02-16. Before that you had to use strangeland-overlay.
emerge nudoku -a
Since openSUSE Leap 42.1 (and Tumbleweed) you can find nudoku in the official repository.
For others you need to add the
zypper ar obs://games games zypper in nudoku
brew install nudoku
- cairo (optional: for PDF/PNG output)
Get the latest .tar.xz release and extract it. Then run:
./configure make ./src/nudoku
For the git version you will have to do:
git clone https://github.com/jubalh/nudoku cd nudoku autoreconf -i ./configure make ./src/nudoku
make to have some debug output.
nudoku can also output sudokus in PDF and PNG format (see
man nudoku -p/-i/-n).
You need to have cairo installed and configure with:
For normal interactive GUI run
To print two PDF pages with 8 hard sudokus run
nudoku -p riddle.pdf -n 8 -d hard.
To get a PNG with an easy sudoku run
nudoku -i sudoku.png -d easy.
man nudoku to learn more.
For i18n support use
make like this:
make install LANGUAGE=es ./src/nudoku
You can replace
es with any other language suported (suported languages are listed in