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WarZone2100 Installation on Debian Wheezy

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If you run Debian Wheezy 7 Linux as your main operating system and you wish to try open source game WarZone 2100 then here is a short how to install this game on your system. First, download latest tar ball from official WarZone2100 download website: http://sourceforge.net/projects/warzone2100/files/.

In this short tutorial we are going to use version 3.1.1 and its corresponding file warzone2100-3.1.1.tar.xz. First, extract your tarball with:

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$ tar xvJf warzone2100-3.1.1.tar.xz

Next, as a root user install all pre-requisites fro compilation:

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# apt-get install build-essential libsdl-dev libqt4-dev libtheora-dev libopenal-dev libvorbis-dev libglew-dev libphysfs-dev libxrandr-dev libfribidi-dev libfontconfig-dev

Now we are ready to configure our compilation. Feel free to change any compilation flags, but the default works just fine. As regular user execute:

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$ cd warzone2100-3.1.1
$ ./configure

Make a build by compiling warzone2100 source files:

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$ make

If not problems occurred during compilation process install warzone2100 game as a root user with:

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# make install

Installation will take only few moments. Once finished start warzone2100 command from your terminal:

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$ warzone2100

Enjoy !!!

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