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Sunday, January 28, 2007

sauerbraten Open Source fps for Linux (and Windows)

To see the project go to the sauerbraten at This is a very good  fps for Linux but to install it you need to do a couple of things. Here are the instructions for Ubuntu Edgy on Linux.

  1. make sure you have all the repositories uncomment in your sources.list here is how
  2. run this from the terminal: sudo apt-get install libstdc++2.10-glibc2.2 libsdl-{image,mixer}1.2
  3. download the linux version from sourceforge (the tar.gz version at the top)
  4. extract it with the archive manager and put it in your home folder
  5. Move cube to /opt: sudo mv ~/sauerbraten /opt
  6. Edit /opt/sauerbraten/sauerbraten_unix.
    Line 2: CUBE_DIR=/opt/sauerbraten (i changed the commented out line above the line with the .)
  7. Link over: sudo ln -s /opt/sauerbraten/sauerbraten_unix /usr/local/bin/sauerbraten
  8. Execute: sauerbraten

now for making the changes to allow you to do things like change your in game name edit the file config.cfg which is located at /opt/sauerbraten/config.cfg

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