Linux Mint 19: freeciv and neverball don't work

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Linux Mint 19: freeciv and neverball don't work

Post by stemars » Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:15 am

Linux Mint 19 Tara - 64 bit

freeciv:
when starting a new game error
"1: Failed to connect to spawned server!"
is reported and nothing happens

neverball:
the configuration is not written to disk and after each
restart all the settings and the played levels are lost

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Re: Linux Mint 19: freeciv and neverball don't work

Post by administrollaattori » Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:09 pm

stemars wrote:
Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:15 am
neverball:
the configuration is not written to disk and after each
restart all the settings and the played levels are lost
What are the result for the next terminal-commands?

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ls -lR $HOME/.neverball

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find $HOME ! -user $USER -type f

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Re: Linux Mint 19: freeciv and neverball don't work

Post by stemars » Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:23 pm

ls -lR $HOME/.neverball

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-rw------- 1 me me 0 Aug 19 17:12 /home/me/.neverball
(apparently it is written)

find $HOME ! -user $USER -type f

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find: ‘/home/me/.dbus’: Permission denied
find: ‘/home/me/.cache/dconf’: Permission denied
Thanks!

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Re: Linux Mint 19: freeciv and neverball don't work

Post by administrollaattori » Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:57 am

stemars wrote:
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:23 pm
ls -lR $HOME/.neverball

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-rw------- 1 me me 0 Aug 19 17:12 /home/me/.neverball
(apparently it is written)

find $HOME ! -user $USER -type f

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find: ‘/home/me/.dbus’: Permission denied
find: ‘/home/me/.cache/dconf’: Permission denied
Thanks!
Run

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touch $HOME/.neverball/neverballrc

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Re: Linux Mint 19: freeciv and neverball don't work

Post by stemars » Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:30 pm

Run
touch $HOME/.neverball/neverballrc
The result is

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touch: cannot touch '/home/smarsili/.neverball/neverballrc': Not a directory
The neverballrc file is in the /home/me directory, instead, along with the neverball.log file.
And .neverball is not a directory but an empty file.

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Re: Linux Mint 19: freeciv and neverball don't work

Post by administrollaattori » Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:30 pm

stemars wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:30 pm
Run
touch $HOME/.neverball/neverballrc
The result is

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touch: cannot touch '/home/smarsili/.neverball/neverballrc': Not a directory
The neverballrc file is in the /home/me directory, instead, along with the neverball.log file.
And .neverball is not a directory but an empty file.
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rm -rf .neverball
mkdir .neverball
cd .neverball
mkdir Replays Scores Screenshots
And copy and extract the next
neverballrc.tar.gz
(695 Bytes) Downloaded 12 times
neverballrc into .neverball folder

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Re: Linux Mint 19: freeciv and neverball don't work

Post by stemars » Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:31 am

administrollaattori wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:30 pm
Run

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rm -rf .neverball
mkdir .neverball
cd .neverball
mkdir Replays Scores Screenshots
And copy and extract the next neverballrc.tar.gz neverballrc into .neverball folder
This SOLVES the neverball problem.
Thank you very much!

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