Sudoku puzzles on Linux
A GAME OF LOGIC
Some regard Sudoku as the 21st
century Rubik’s Cube. We’ll
show you how to get started
with Sudoku in Linux.
Sudoko is the game this year. No
matter where you are, on the
subway or in the park, you’ll find
people poring over little boxes with
numbers. Germany’s Game Manufacturer’s
Association went so far as to say
that Sudoku would be next year’s megatrend.
All of this hype has prompted toy
manufacturers to exhibit no less than ten
different Suduko clones disguised as
If you prefer a low-budget version, you
can just let your Linux computer design
the puzzles for you and then print them
out, filling in the squares at your own
leisure. Unlimited gaming is guaranteed,
as a 9 by 9 puzzle gives you over 6 x
1021 different combinations . In fact,
you would need several lives to exhaust
all of these possibilities. For more on Sudoku,
check out the Wikipedia article
. Many newspaper websites give you
Sudoku puzzles online, and there are
two Sudoku puzzles (beginner and expert
level) for you to try out at the end of
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