Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, PlaneShift is an open-source MMORPG for Linux, featuring a 3D virtual fantasy world and it does have any premium content to limit or unbalance the game experience.
Both the client and server side are open-source and developed by voluteers. The latest version available of the client is PlaneShift 0.6.3, which has been released a while ago.
- Kernel 2.6 or higher
- Glibc 2.3 or higher.
- 512mb RAM (1024mb or higher recommended).
- Video card with 64mb of dedicated memory (128mb or higher recommended).
- 56kbps internet connection (128kbps or higher recommended).
In this article I will show you how to install PlaneShift 0.6.3 on the most popular Linux systems, including Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Deepin, Peppermint, LXLE, Linux Lite, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenMandriva, ROSA Desktop, Arch Linux and Manjaro.
Because it is available as binary files, it can be installed on all the listed Linux systems easily. All you have to do is download the .run file, set execution permissions and run it. Like this:
$ wget http://mirror.osmmo.org/planeshift/PlaneShift-v0.6.3-x86.run
$ sudo chmod +x PlaneShift-v0.6.3-x86.run
Next, follow the graphical instructions, in order to get a successful installation.
After the game has been successfully installed, go to the planeshift website and create an account.