How To Install Unvanquished Alpha 33 On Ubuntu, Debian And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Unvanquished is an open-source, first-person shooter game (based on the good old Tremulous), combined with real-time strategy elements and a sci-fi This game is a free, open source first-person shooter combined with real-time strategy elements. It has a sci-fi plot and itโ€™s updated on a constant basis. Each new release brings more and more features, and the current version is no different.

The latest version available is Unvanquished Alpha 33, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • Increase particle system limits.
  • Add cg_spawnEffects to disable spawn colorgrading since OSX doesn’t like it
  • Fix error message
  • Move build timer under momentum bar Fixes #455
  • Revert “Add a check to avoid sending sync messages while handling async messages”
  • Clear the tutorial text when the cvar is disabled Fixes #457
  • Replace std::map with std::unordered_map in PropertyMap
  • Restore previous weapon HUD upon vid_restart
  • Adding /playSound /playMusic /stopMusic command
  • Fix id of the ‘Resume Action’ button Fixes #464
  • Remove feature test macros from qcommon.h
  • Detect a missing opusfile at configure time. Fixes #467.
  • Implement soft particle shader.
  • Add depthFade to the acid tube acid shader
  • Attempt to mitigate #409. Add logging for when it does happen
  • Orient sprites toward view center.
  • Add depthFade to the booster spores shader.
  • Avoid division by zero in Tess_SurfaceSprite.
  • Name the magic number in Tess_SurfaceSprite.
  • Attempt to fix interpolation of fadeDepth.
  • Version bump to Alpha 33

For more information about this release, see the official changelog.

how to install Unvanquished Alpha 33 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy

In this article I will show you how to install Unvanquished Alpha 33 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy and other Ubuntu and Debian derivative systems.

Because it is available via repository, installing Unvanquished Alpha 33 on Ubuntu, Debian and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the repository and the key to your system, update the local repository index and install the unvanquished package.

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

How to install Unvanquished Alpha 33 on Ubuntu 14.10 and derivative systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://debs.unvanquished.net utopic main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/unvanquished.list'
$ wget http://debs.unvanquished.net/unvanquished-archive-key.gpg.asc
$ sudo apt-key add unvanquished-archive-key.gpg.asc
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install unvanquished

How to install Unvanquished Alpha 33 on Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://debs.unvanquished.net trusty main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/unvanquished.list'
$ wget http://debs.unvanquished.net/unvanquished-archive-key.gpg.asc
$ sudo apt-key add unvanquished-archive-key.gpg.asc
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install unvanquished

How to install Unvanquished Alpha 33 on Debian Sid and derivative systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://debs.unvanquished.net sid main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/unvanquished.list'
$ wget http://debs.unvanquished.net/unvanquished-archive-key.gpg.asc
$ sudo apt-key add unvanquished-archive-key.gpg.asc
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install unvanquished

How to install Unvanquished Alpha 33 on Debian Jessie and derivative systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://debs.unvanquished.net jessie main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/unvanquished.list'
$ wget http://debs.unvanquished.net/unvanquished-archive-key.gpg.asc
$ sudo apt-key add unvanquished-archive-key.gpg.asc
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install unvanquished

How to install Unvanquished Alpha 33 on Debian Wheezy and derivative systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://debs.unvanquished.net wheezy main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/unvanquished.list'
$ wget http://debs.unvanquished.net/unvanquished-archive-key.gpg.asc
$ sudo apt-key add unvanquished-archive-key.gpg.asc
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install unvanquished

Optional, to remove unvanquished from Ubuntu, Debian or a derivative system, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove unvanquished

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One comment on “How To Install Unvanquished Alpha 33 On Ubuntu, Debian And Derivative Systems
  1. Jacques says:

    Thanks for this ๐Ÿ™‚ Looks great!

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