How To Install PyChess 0.10.1 / 0.12 Beta 3 On Fedora 19, 18, 17 And OpenSUSE 13.1, 12.3, 12.2

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, PyChess is a GTK chess client, written in Python and released under the Gnu Public License (GPL).

It has many awesome and useful features, that the chess players would love. It allows the users to play against the computer or other human players, recommand the best move available via Hint Mode, works will the most popular chess engines, like: GnuChess, Crafty, Sjeng and Fruit, and even Windows engines like Rybka. For more information, see the official site. The latest stable version available is PyChess 0.10.1, while the latest unstable version is PyChess 0.12 beta3.

 how to install both PyChess 0.10.1 and PyChess 0.12 Beta 3 on Fedora 19, Fedora 18, Fedora 17, OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3 and OpenSUSE 12.2.

In this article I will show you how to install both PyChess 0.10.1 and PyChess 0.12 Beta 3 on Fedora 19, Fedora 18, Fedora 17, OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3 and OpenSUSE 12.2.

There is no repository available for installing PyChess, so we have to download the rpm packages from the official site and install them by hand:

How to install PyChess 0.12 Beta 3 on Fedora and OpenSUSE:

The rpm package is multiarch, so it works for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems.

$ wget -c pychess.googlecode.com/files/pychess-0.12beta3-1.noarch.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i pychess-0.12beta3-1.noarch.rpm

How to install PyChess 0.10.1 on Fedora and OpenSUSE:

The rpm package is multiarch, so it works for both 32 bit and 64 bit systems.

$ wget -c pychess.googlecode.com/files/pychess-0.10.1-1.noarch.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i pychess-0.10.1-1.noarch.rpm

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