In the end i went for the source install. It just extracts everything to one directory and you run it from there. If you get isck of it just delete the directory. Easy.
Thanks for the responses,
On Sat, 2 Feb 2008 16:47:17 +0000, Conor Daly <conor.daly_ilug at cod.homelinux.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 02, 2008 at 04:06:26PM +0000 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
>ollie at eillo.org thought:
>> On Sat, 02 Feb 2008 15:11:40 -0000, "Diarmuid Bourke"
> <diarmuidbourke at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Sat, 02 Feb 2008 14:54:11 -0000, <ollie at eillo.org> wrote:
>> >> Hello Everyone,
>> >> I'm currently running LinuxMint Daryna based on
>> >> Ubuntu. I recently installed the game Sauerbraten through
>> >> Synaptic(http://sauerbraten.org/). It works perfectly.
>> > Hi,
>> > Installing source is generally a good solution to this I find. YMMV.
>> > This page http://cube.wikispaces.com/Install+Guide seems to have a
>> > install guide.
>> > Diarmuid..
>>>> Hi Diarmuid,
>> Thanks for that - I hadnt seen it, I assumed it was the
> usualconfigure, make, install routine.
>> Still id like to avoid that if possible.
>> Is it not frequently the case these days that the sources include the
> rules to make a package? In that case you would do:
>> configure, make, make deb|rpm
>> and then install the resultant deb. Avoids the circumvent apt problem.
> Conor Daly <conor.daly at cod.homelinux.org>
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