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Install GNU Ncurses In Debian


Install GNU Ncurses in Debian.

GNU Ncurses is a programming library that allows the users to write text-based user interfaces(TUI). Many text-based games are created using this library.

You need to download and compile the code from the developers website.

Install GNU Ncurses in Debian.

Open a terminal window and type:

wget https://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/ncurses/ncurses-6.1.tar.gz

Extract the tar file:

tar xzf ncurses-6.1.tar.gz


cd downloads

Press Enter.

cd ncurses-6.1

Press Enter.

./configure --prefix=/opt/ncurses

Press Enter.

Now, you need to compile and install using the following commands:


Press Enter.

sudo make install

Press Enter.

Verify the installation using the following command:

ls -la /opt/ncurses

Press Enter.

Done, now you can go ahead and create your "TUIs" using Ncurses.


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