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 version available is PyChess 0.12 beta4.
In this article I will show you how to install PyChess 0.12 Beta 4 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS, Pear OS, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and ROSA Desktop.
Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation.
How to install PyChess 0.12 Beta 4 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Elementary OS and Pear OS:
$ wget -c https://pychess.googlecode.com/files/pychess_0.12beta4-1_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i pychess_0.12beta4-1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f
How to install PyChess 0.12 Beta 4 on Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and ROSA Desktop:
$ wget -c https://pychess.googlecode.com/files/pychess-0.12beta4-1.noarch.rpm
$ sudo rpm -i pychess-0.12beta4-1.noarch.rpm