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Summary
Math
Debian Jr. educational math

This metapackage will install educational math programs suitable for children. Some of the packages use mathematics that is well beyond the abilities of young children (e.g. fractals and cryptography), but hopefully using these let them gain an appreciation of the beauty of math from an early age. Other packages allow children to explore and learn math concepts in an engaging, interactive way. Some packages are more general, providing math activities as only one part of the package, e.g. bsdgames includes "arithmetic" in addition to other non-math games, and x11-apps provides xcalc.

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2048-qt
mathematics based puzzle game
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2048 puzzle is mathematics based puzzle game where you have to slide tiles on a grid to combine them and create a tile with the number 2048. You have to merge the similar number tiles (2n) by moving the arrow keys in four different directions. When two tiles with the same number touch, they will merge into one.

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Bc
GNU bc arbitrary precision calculator language
Maintainer: Ryan Kavanagh
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GNU bc is an interactive algebraic language with arbitrary precision which follows the POSIX 1003.2 draft standard, with several extensions including multi-character variable names, an `else' statement and full Boolean expressions. GNU bc does not require the separate GNU dc program.

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Bsdgames
Soubor klasických textových unixových her
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Tento balíček je souborem některých textově orientovaných her a kratochvílí, které na unixových systémech baví lidi už desetiletí.

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Obsahuje tyto programy: adventure, arithmetic, atc, backgammon, battlestar,

bcd, boggle, caesar, canfield, countmail, cribbage, dab, go-fish, gomoku, hack, hangman, hunt, mille, monop, morse, number, pig, phantasia, pom, ppt, primes, quiz, random, rain, robots, rot13, sail, snake, tetris, trek, wargames, worm, worms, wump, wtf

Childsplay
Kolekce výchovných her pro vaše děti
Maintainer: Markus Koschany
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Childsplay obsahuje zábavné paměťové aktivity učící děti zvuky, obrázky, písmena a čísla najednou; také zde najdete úkoly trénující používání myši a klávesnice, různé skládačky, pong, pacman a třeba kulečník.

Gbrainy
brain teaser game and trainer to have fun and to keep your brain trained
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gbrainy is a platform to train memory, arithmetical and logical capabilities with many sorts of different exercises of different difficulty levels. It should have something for all ages and purposes: kids whose parents want them to develop their capabilities, adults that want to keep their mind in form or just try it out for fun, older people that might need to do some memory exercises, etc.

It provides the following types of games:

  • Logic Puzzles: games designed to challenge your reasoning and thinking skills.
  • Mental Calculation: games based on arithmetical operations designed to prove your mental calculation skills.
  • Memory Trainers: games designed to challenge your short term memory.
  • Verbal Analogies: games that challenge your verbal aptitude.
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Gcompris
transitional package for gcompris-qt
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GCompris is a high quality educational software suite, including a large number of activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game orientated, but nonetheless still educational.

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.

Kig
interactive geometry tool
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Kig is an application for interactive geometric construction, allowing students to draw and explore mathematical figures and concepts using the computer.

Kig supports macros and is scriptable using Python. It can import and export files in various formats, including SVG, Cabri, Dr. Geo, KGeo, KSeg, and XFig.

This package is part of the KDE education module.

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Numptyphysics
crayon based physics puzzle game
Maintainer: Leo Costela (Boyuan Yang)
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Numpty Physics is a drawing puzzle game in the spirit (and style?) of Crayon Physics using the same excellent Box2D engine. It melds cute schoolbook-style graphics with a kind of realistic physics engine.

It includes a built-in editor so that you may build (and submit) your own levels.

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Pysiogame
educational activity pack for kids
Maintainer: Miriam Ruiz
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pySioGame is a set of educational activities and games for children aged between 3 and 10. The activities are grid based and can be played all in a single window. pySioGame includes maths, reading, writing, painting, and memory activities.

Tuxmath
Matematická hra pro děti s Tuxem
Maintainer: Holger Levsen
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"Tux, of Math Command" (zkráceně "TuxMath") je vzdělávací hra s Tuxem, maskotem Linuxu! Vychází z klasické hry "Missile Command", ve které musí Tux ochránit svá města. To se mu podaří pouze řešením matematických problémů.

X11-apps
X applications
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This package provides a miscellaneous assortment of X applications that ship with the X Window System, including:

  • atobm, bitmap, and bmtoa, tools for manipulating bitmap images;
  • ico, a demo program animating polyhedrons;
  • oclock and xclock, graphical clocks;
  • rendercheck, a program to test render extension implementations;
  • transset, a tool to set opacity property on a window;
  • xbiff, a tool which tells you when you have new email;
  • xcalc, a scientific calculator desktop accessory;
  • xclipboard, a tool to manage cut-and-pasted text selections;
  • xconsole, which monitors system console messages;
  • xcursorgen, a tool for creating X cursor files from PNGs;
  • xditview, a viewer for ditroff output;
  • xedit, a simple text editor for X;
  • xeyes, a demo program in which a pair of eyes track the pointer;
  • xgc, a graphics demo;
  • xload, a monitor for the system load average;
  • xlogo, a demo program that displays the X logo;
  • xmag, which magnifies parts of the X screen;
  • xman, a manual page browser;
  • xmore, a text pager;
  • xwd, a utility for taking window dumps ("screenshots") of the X session;
  • xwud, a viewer for window dumps created by xwd;
  • Xmark, x11perf, and x11perfcomp, tools for benchmarking graphical operations under the X Window System;

The xbiff, xcalc, xconsole, xedit and xman programs use bitmap images provided by the xbitmaps package.

Xaos
real-time interaktivní zvětšovač fraktálu
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XaoS Vám umožňuje zvětšovat a prohlížet fraktál v reálném čase. Zobrazuje animované fraktály v grafickém módu, nebo dokonce i v textovém módu.

Zobrazuje sadu Mandelbrot nebo mnoho dalších fraktálů a umožňuje Vám hladké přibližování k fraktálu. Poskytuje různobarevné módy pro oba body uvnitř i vně vybrané sady. Navíc poskytuje přepínání mezi typy fraktálů Mandelbrot a Julia.

Další vlastnosti zahrnují mód autopilot, změna palety, ukládání obrázků, inverze fraktálu, filtry a vestavěný tutoriál fraktálů.

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