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NCurses is the default curses library on the [[Linux]] platform. It started as a spin-off from [[Pavel Curtis]]' pcurses library.  
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NCurses is the default [[curses]] text-mode screen handling library on the [[Linux]] platform. It started as a spin-off from [[Pavel Curtis]]' pcurses library.  
  
 
As an extension to the standard curses functions, NCurses offers a form and menu library which allows to create advanced user interfaces.  
 
As an extension to the standard curses functions, NCurses offers a form and menu library which allows to create advanced user interfaces.  

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NCurses
Library project
Developer Zeyd Ben-Halim, Eric S. Raymond, Juergen Pfeifer, Thomas Dickey
Released 1993 (1.8.1)
Updated Apr 04 2011 (5.9)
Status Stable
Licensing MIT
P. Language C, Ada
Platforms Unix, Linux
Dependencies
Official site of NCurses


NCurses is the default curses text-mode screen handling library on the Linux platform. It started as a spin-off from Pavel Curtis' pcurses library.

As an extension to the standard curses functions, NCurses offers a form and menu library which allows to create advanced user interfaces.

NCurses offers support for 256-color terminals.


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