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Great Game

Postby frank392 » Tue Jun 19, 2007 1:56 pm

Hi ,
I just found this Game.
is there a way to creat a mint File from it, or the packages that run from themselves we leave them just like that?.
I have it on My home Folder. it runs from there.
and when I put the command:
sudo aptitude show warsow
I get this: Unable to locate package warsow
how you prosed with packages that are not installed, that run from the file.
please I would like to learn how to do it if it is posible. thank you very much.

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Re: Great Game

Postby scorp123 » Tue Jun 19, 2007 5:14 pm

frank392 wrote: sudo aptitude show warsow
Obviously this does not work for files that were created / downloaded / written by you or processes controlled by you. Tools such as "aptitude" only know about packages that are part of the "apt" package manager, e.g. *.deb packages that were downloaded and installed via "apt" / "dpkg" and its processes. It cannot know stuff that you placed randomly in your home folder.

There doesn't seem to be a Warsow package in the repos, so currently this seems to be the only way to install this game at the moment.

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Postby grimdestripador » Wed Jun 20, 2007 6:45 am

scorp is right. apt is part of your system. Since you downloaded it, you can probally use

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 sudo dpgk -i yerpackage.deb
or do a "./configure" then "make install" from the source

but those are just suggestions, not an answer

To get an answer, i'd just check the ubuntu forums.

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Postby Ede » Fri Jun 22, 2007 3:11 pm

Mint has it's own reposteries,
If it's added there one can make a mint-file or a simpe apt-get.
You could ask Clem to add warsow to it. Warsow is a great game. =)

Though, someone has to make a .deb-file out of it. I'm not good at that, or else I would have done it.

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Postby westertd » Sat Jun 23, 2007 1:25 am

Here you go they have a deb package.

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