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Install Warzone on my pc (ubuntu)...

Post by BravoI » 01 May 2011, 09:34

How do i install on ubuntu warzone 2.3.7? I downloaded the latest version from here, and then extracted the folder... Now i'm stuck. What do i do next. Thanks for all the help you can give! :)

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Re: Install Warzone on my pc (ubuntu)...

Post by NRoach44 » 01 May 2011, 14:01

You have a couple of options, one of which leads into the other.

A:) Look at my signature.
B:) Look at the other two posts in the forum about the subject.
Having trouble using Wz2100 on Ubuntu? My compile guide is here : http://bit.ly/mNlqd2

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Re: Install Warzone on my pc (ubuntu)...

Post by NoQ » 01 May 2011, 14:02

that's the Same Person ;)

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Re: Install Warzone on my pc (ubuntu)...

Post by NRoach44 » 01 May 2011, 14:03

Oooo... Thaks for the heads up!
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Post by sg1efc » 01 May 2011, 14:12

Hi BravoI:

I have always had problems with compiling, LoL. :lol2: Here's some info for you:
http://guide.wz2100.net/gettingstarted

Linux:
On most distributions of Linux, Warzone should be available in your repositories. However, these are often outdated, and you are encouraged to compile Warzone yourself, which is the usual.

If you're new to installing from source on Linux, "the usual" refers to the process of downloading the tarball (from the download page), extracting it, opening the Terminal, cd-ing to the extracted directory, and running:

./configure && make

For more detailed information, or if the above fails, see the Linux Compile Guide.
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However the Linux Compile Guide does not exist yet apparently:
The linux compile guide can be found here:
http://developer.wz2100.net/wiki/CompileGuideLinux

Anyway, for a couple years I have been using Wine to run Warzone and had great results. Until I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04, which somehow broke Wine, Lmao. :lol2: I'm waiting for Ubuntu or Wine to come out with a fix.

Now I just tried to use this site: http://www.playdeb.net/updates/Ubuntu/1 ... to_install

followed their directions, then clicked on the "Install This Now" button here:
http://www.playdeb.net/software/Warzone2100

and Warzone seemed to install and starts up fine. However when I try to load a game or select a map, it tries to load but brings me back to the select the various options screen. :? However the Start New Skirmishes and loading of the movies seem to be working well for me so far. 8)

This is a great community here with lots of helpful and knowledgeable Warzone experts, so hopefully someone with more knowledge than myself will reply soon to help you. :) LoL, I see as I have been creating this reply, that others have already replied. :wink:

EDIT: Corrected some misinformation. -Safety0ff
Last edited by Safety0ff on 04 May 2011, 09:21, edited 2 times in total.
Reason: Corrected some misinformation
My Thanks to everyone past, present and future who have helped to create & continues to improve WZ2100, you're all Awesome! :)

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Re: Install Warzone on my pc (ubuntu)...

Post by fezvez » 07 May 2011, 10:39

Hello there!

I have the same problem, more or less, than the OP, so I guess I'd better describe it here rather than open another post.

I'm willing to install Warzone 2100 on my Ubuntu 11.04 distro, compiling it from source, as I wish to get inside the code. I've thus followed the instructions given here : http://developer.wz2100.net/wiki/CompileGuideLinux

<-------- Generic Build Instructions -------->

I have managed to compile the game using theGeneric Build Instructions, so now, I have a functional executable in the ./src directory.

However, I still do have some questions :
  • What is

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    "./configure --prefix=/opt/warzone2100-trunk"
    supposed to do? Well, I personnaly did

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    "./configure --prefix=/home/username/Programming/Warzone2100/testBuild01"
    , but strictly nothing happened, no additional files, no additional directories etc... (at least, nothing I could spot)
  • Where do I put the videos that I downloaded there : http://wz2100.net/download, because I have no such thing as "~/.warzone2100-2.3/sequences.wz"
<-------- Building Debian/Ubuntu Packages -------->

I have to say that the documentation (http://developer.wz2100.net/wiki/CompileGuideLinux) is a bit lacking. First of all, I didn't get what that was supposed to do. Was it another step? Was it an alternate installation?
Hopefully, NRoach 44 blog http://bit.ly/iSBqU7 helped me a bit... (I'll add a little comment for NRoach44, you should state that one can install a package with "dpkg -i XXX" because I understood that I had to do "software-center XXX")
However, I've got just one tiny question : can somebody briefly describes what happened? Because it looked like witchcraft to me. The dpkg thing (debian package?) compiles the source files, then put the result in a small .deb file?

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Re: Install Warzone on my pc (ubuntu)...

Post by NRoach44 » 08 May 2011, 02:31

DPKG Builds them into Debian or ubuntu Packages. What I was saying about software centre was that you could click on the .deb s (music and data ones first) and software center will pop up asking you if you want to install it.

.debs Are packages that specify what they need, where the files go, any menu entries. Basically an automated install script.

And for the videos, goto your home folder, and press Ctrl+h, that will show hidden folders.
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Re: Install Warzone on my pc (ubuntu)...

Post by Safety0ff » 08 May 2011, 07:02

fezvez wrote:However, I still do have some questions :
  • What is

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    "./configure --prefix=/opt/warzone2100-trunk"
    supposed to do? Well, I personnaly did

    Code: Select all

    "./configure --prefix=/home/username/Programming/Warzone2100/testBuild01"
    , but strictly nothing happened, no additional files, no additional directories etc... (at least, nothing I could spot)
It determines where the files go when you do "make install".
  • Where do I put the videos that I downloaded there : http://wz2100.net/download, because I have no such thing as "~/.warzone2100-2.3/sequences.wz"
Place the file in ~/.warzone2100-2.3/ for 2.3 version, or in ~/.warzone2100-master/ for master build (from git), if the directory doesn't exist, either create it or run the game.

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Re: Install Warzone on my pc (ubuntu)...

Post by Malikia » 13 Jun 2019, 02:37

I am also having a problem with installing this. I have Bionic Beaver (Lubuntu 16.04) and downloaded the most recent version from SourceForge, and am stuck. The earlier links provided are either broken, lead to nothing, or are insecure. Help!

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Re: Install Warzone on my pc (ubuntu)...

Post by Forgon » 13 Jun 2019, 10:43

Malikia wrote:
13 Jun 2019, 02:37
I am also having a problem with installing this. I have Bionic Beaver (Lubuntu 16.04) and downloaded the most recent version from SourceForge, and am stuck. The earlier links provided are either broken, lead to nothing, or are insecure. Help!
Please try our Linux Compile Guide.
If you have all the right packages installed, compiling should be easy.

For more information, your questions need to be more specific (smart).

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Re: Install Warzone on my pc (ubuntu)...

Post by WZ2100ModsFAn » 13 Jun 2019, 14:43

The old compile guide link still works in this thread..
Of course it's the same link from forgon.
The old download link is broken. The new one was switched to sourceforge.
http://wz2100.net/download/
I use Ubuntu GamePack By UALinux for gaming. Best Ubuntu Distro for Warzone :D

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Re: Install Warzone on my pc (ubuntu)...

Post by Malikia » 16 Sep 2019, 22:07

Yeah, i'm an idiot with coding and computers in general, all of that makes no sense to me.

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