How To Install OpenTTD 1.4.2 On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Debian Wheezy And Derivatives

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may already know, OpenTTD (Open Transport Tycoon Deluxe) is a Transport Tycoon clone, working on Linux and Unix systems. Being an old game, it does not have good graphics, but it has a convincing gameplay. The latest version available is OpenTTD 1.4.2, which has been recently released, bringing only fixes. For information about this release, see the changelog.

how to install OpenTTD 1.4.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna and Debian Wheezy.

In this article I will show you how to install OpenTTD 1.4.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna and Debian Wheezy.

Because the official website provides deb packages for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Debian Wheezy and derivatives, installing OpenTTD 1.4.2 is easy. All you have to do is download the openttd deb package and install it via command-line.

Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install OpenTTD 1.4.2 on Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17, Pinguy OS 14.04, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five, Elementary OS 0.3 and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget binaries.openttd.org/releases/1.4.2/openttd-1.4.2-linux-ubuntu-trusty-i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ gdebi openttd-1.4.2-linux-ubuntu-trusty-i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget binaries.openttd.org/releases/1.4.2/openttd-1.4.2-linux-ubuntu-trusty-amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ gdebi openttd-1.4.2-linux-ubuntu-trusty-amd64.deb

Optional, to remove openttd, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove openttd

How to install OpenTTD 1.4.2 on Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 13, Elementary OS 0.2 and other Ubuntu 12.04 derivative systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget binaries.openttd.org/releases/1.4.2/openttd-1.4.2-linux-ubuntu-precise-i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ gdebi openttd-1.4.2-linux-ubuntu-precise-i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget binaries.openttd.org/releases/1.4.2/openttd-1.4.2-linux-ubuntu-precise-amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ gdebi openttd-1.4.2-linux-ubuntu-precise-amd64.deb

Optional, to remove openttd, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove openttd

How to install OpenTTD 1.4.2 on Debian Wheezy and derivatives:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget binaries.openttd.org/releases/1.4.2/openttd-1.4.2-linux-debian-wheezy-i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ gdebi openttd-1.4.2-linux-debian-wheezy-i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget binaries.openttd.org/releases/1.4.2/openttd-1.4.2-linux-debian-wheezy-amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ gdebi openttd-1.4.2-linux-debian-wheezy-amd64.deb

Optional, to remove openttd, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove openttd

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