How To Install Unvanquished Alpha 36 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 it’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 36, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • Add spiker and placeholder spiker code
  • Fix spiker config files.
  • Adjust spiker body, bounding box and creep sizes.
  • WIP on the spiker.
  • Add missing spiker.missile.cfg, update spiker shader name.
  • Use spike model for the spiker’s missile.
  • Update changelog.
  • Use proper missile model for spiker.
  • Allow missile impact PS to spawn in flight direction.
  • Split special casing in MissileImpact into seperate functions.
  • Update packaging.
  • Avoid undefined behavior from dereferencing an invalid pointer
  • Improve turret and rocketpod code; Give rocketpod a lock-on delay.
  • Half rocketpod fire rate, increase damage by a third.
  • Remove temporary flag from g_debug* cvars.
  • Remove everything related to hunkusage.dat
  • Implement new repeater model.
  • Use vfork instead of fork to avoid potential out of memory errors
  • debian: fix JPEG dependency by adding libjpeg-dev as preferred alternative.
  • Option for specifying the path to the NaCl helper binaries.
  • Remove the encryption of usercmd sent to the server
  • Don’t always show spiker debug output.
  • Use placeholder effects for the spiker.
  • Adjust spiker price, threshold and description.
  • Fix socket handle getting overwritten with vfork
  • Fix from Ensiform for event overflow during startup and loading
  • Remove identClient from userCmd_t
  • Arch Linux: Use server.lanOnly in server configuration.
  • Refactor missile PS/TS handling.
  • Improve turret and rocket pod performance.
  • Make spiker idle anim looped.
  • Don’t clear keys upon changing UI focus. Also, change UI focus last.
  • Change order of buy validation logic for weapons and upgrades
  • Set element to be empty instead of returning when returning clips if holding a ckit
  • Update librocket
  • Fix a few warnings
  • Set overmind animations
  • Make dedicated only server commands useable again.
  • Make OM anim loop
  • Revert overmind animation changes.
  • Only enter turret pre-blast state when about to blast.
  • Prevent map models from appearing at missile impact point.
  • Small cleanups in server code
  • Remove remaining reference to vm_game
  • Blind fix for demos not loading paks
  • Fix pk3 loading in demos
  • Only load extrapaks for demos
  • Increase Bone limit to 256.
  • Fix typo in VirtualMachine.h
  • Add kill message for the spiker
  • Version bump to Alpha 36
  • Change the -> a in spiker kill message

how to install Unvanquished Alpha 36 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 36 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 36 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 36 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 36 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 36 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 36 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 36 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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