Update to the 1.20 Linux version

Hey all, just a quick note to say that the linux version (direct link; download page; just the patch files) has been updated to hopefully be a bit less pernickity about what libraries it wants… do let us know if it’s easier/harder to get it working than before. I also update the download instructions (specifically, wine instructions were telling you to work an old version of mono, and i added the winforms package as this seemed to help one chap get it running on 64 bit).

Massive thanks to everyone who has sent in reports, patches, etc. You’re awesome!

2 Comments

  1. Sam
    Posted 16/08/2009 at 15:25 | Permalink

    Just tried and got it running on Fedora 11 (32-bit). Figured I’d leave a comment in case anyone else is trying to do the same, since the libraries you’ll need are named a bit differently.

    Instead of libsdl, etc: (you WILL need the devel packages here)
    SDL (1.2.13-9)
    SDL-devel (1.2.13-9)
    SDL-static (1.2.13-9)
    SDL_gfx (2.0.17-2)
    SDL_gfx-devel (2.0.17-2)
    SDL_image (1.2.6-7)
    SDL_image-devel (1.2.6-7)
    SDL_mixer (1.2.8-12)
    SDL_mixer-devel.i586 (1.2.8-12)
    SDL_ttf (2.0.9-5)
    SDL_ttf-devel (2.0.9-5)

    Stuff that will probably be installed by default:
    libgdiplus (2.4-5)
    libpng (2:1.2.37-1)
    libvorbis (1:1.2.0-8)

    From the RPMFusion free repository: (not actually sure if this is necessary, but it was in the readme, so I installed it)
    smpeg (0.4.5-0.3)

    Mono was installed already for me–I believe it’s installed by default, although I could be wrong. If it’s not installed, the packages I have are mono-addins, mono-core, mono-data, mono-data-sqlite, mono-extras, mono-web, and mono-winforms. I don’t know for sure, but I’d guess only mono-core and mono-winforms are actually necessary.

  2. Alex
    Posted 17/08/2009 at 10:59 | Permalink

    Thanks Sam – great info.

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