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Typing
Debian's typing games

This metapackage will install typing games.

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Dvorak7min
typing tutor for Dvorak keyboards
Maintainer: Martin Kelly
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dvorak7min is a typing tutor to help you learn the Dvorak keyboard layout.

It consists of 29 short lessons and will gives immediate feedback on typing speed and accuracy.

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Gcompris
Educational games for small children - transitional package
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A large collection of educational games for small children, designed to be a unified interface to integrate more educational games.

This is a transitional package that depends on the new series of GCompris releases (rewritten using Qt). It can be safely removed once gcompris-qt is installed.

Klavaro
Flexible touch typing tutor
Maintainer: Bart Martens
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Klavaro is a simple tutor to teach correct typing, almost independently of language and very flexible regarding to new or unknown keyboard layouts.

Its key features are:

  • Internationalization
  • Ready to use keyboard layouts
  • Keyboard layout editor
  • Basic course
  • Adaptability, velocity and fluidness exercises
  • Progress charts.
Nlkt
non-linear keyboard trainer
Maintainer: Eugene V. Lyubimkin
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Nlkt is a lightweight keyboard trainer (touch-typing tutor).

Non-linearness means that the program use dynamic, not static exercises, which are based on the current user's progress and mistakes.

Exercises are built from user's mistakes and fortunes.

Features: multiple accounts for single user, support for several layouts, visual keyboard state, keyboard hints.

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Randtype
semi-random text typer
Maintainer: Eugene V. Lyubimkin
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Randtype is a small utility to output characters or lines at random intervals. There are a few command line options to refine the output. With it you can output files to the screen, and if you configured it well, it will look like someone is actually typing - with optional typos even.

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Speedpad
ncurses tool to test, train, and increase typing speed
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This is a tool to improve your typing speed on arbitrary text input:

  • designed for intermediate to advanced level typists
  • assumes that you have already learned how to touch type
  • no lessons, no single words, no synthetic stuff
  • tab expansion, auto indentation and syntax support to train on code
  • reference speed robot (defaults to 100 WPM)
  • supports CPS, CPM, WPM, PPM, and CPH/KPH metrics
  • shows detailed statistics about speed and typos
  • helps to find and eliminate frequent typos

Speedpad uses fortune(6) to generate quotes if no input is provided. It dumps statistics to standard output in machine-readable format. This can be used to visualize your progress using tools like gnuplot(1).

If you want to learn touch typing, have a look at gtypist(1) instead. If you want to play typing games, have a look at tuxtype(1) and typespeed(1).

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Tuxtype
Educational Typing Tutor Game Starring Tux
Maintainer: Holger Levsen
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TuxTyping is an educational typing tutorial game starring Tux, the Linux Penguin. The player guides Tux to eat fish which are falling from the top of the screen. Each fish has a letter written on it. When the player presses the corresponding key, Tux will position himself to eat the fish. The game is intended for children learning to type, though it does have higher difficulty levels which even experienced typists may find challenging.

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Typespeed
Zap words flying across the screen by typing them correctly
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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.

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Xletters
Type falling words before they land
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A typing practice game for X similar to typespeed and tuxtype. Words chosen from the system's wordlist fall from the top of the screen and must be typed correctly to score. In a challenge stage, random sequences of characters appear instead of words. Head-to-head networked play is possible with xletters-duel.

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