Currently the only available download is the Python prototype, however it is possible to download, compile and install the latest development code.

Building the project

Prerequisites: subversion, autotools and gnome-common

Libraries: gtkmm, librsvg, libxml++, cairomm and libpcrecpp

Using subversion: svn co ngboard then cd ngboard, ./, make and finally as root make install.

After that, it should be possible to run the application simply by typing ngboard.

Older downloads

Python prototype

Python 2.4, pyGtk + cairo/libglade, and rsvg.

The prototype supports:

  • playing online at
  • scalable piece sets
  • built-in timeseal, which compensates for lag
  • continuous lag checking
  • color highlighting in console

Download prototype