Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may have read, Xonotic 0.7 has been released. Xonotic is a popular open source multiplayer first person shooter game, available on Linux, Windows and Mac.
At its beginnings, Xonotic was a fork for Nexuiz, but it has became the first choice of the Linux gamers when it comes to open source shooter games. Among other new features and fixes, Xonotic 0.7 got its Capture the Flag mode rewritten, new animations were implemented, new functionalities providing 2D elements and the QuakeC compiler.
More information regarding the new features can be found in this announcement.
The game can be found in the getdeb repositories, so all you have to do is add the getdeb repo, update the system and install the game:
$ wget http://archive.getdeb.net/install_deb/getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install xonotic
This guide is generical for Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and other Debian based Linux systems.