Linux packages

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This page lists installation instructions for Linux packages of Arx Libertatis. Please see the main download page if your distribution is not listed here.

This page only lists downloads for the Arx Libertatis game binary and tools and their source code. You will also need the data files from the original Arx Fatalis or its demo - see Getting the game data.

Please see Installing the game data under Linux regarding where and how to install the game data.

Arch icon.png Arch Linux

To install the arx-libertatis package on Arch Linux, you need an AUR Helper. For example packer:

# packer -S arx-libertatis

There are also packages for the data files: arx-fatalis-data-demo, arx-fatalis-data-gog and arx-fatalis-data-copy


Chakra icon.png Chakra

First, install ccr if you don't have it already:

# pacman -S ccr

Then install arx-libertatis from the CCR:

# ccr arx-libertatis


Debian icon.png Debian

Arx Libertatis packages for Debian 7 (wheezy) and 6 (squeeze) are available in the home:dscharrer project on the openSUSE build service. You can add the repository by appending

deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/dscharrer/Debian_7.0/ ./

to your `/etc/apt/sources.lst`. To download packages from the repository you will need to install it's gpg key:

$ wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:dscharrer/Debian_7.0/Release.key
# apt-key add - < Release.key 

Replace Debian_7.0 with Debian_6.0 in both cases if you are still on squeeze.

Then update the package list and install the arx-libertatis package:

# apt-get update
# apt-get install arx-libertatis

The openSUSE build service does not provide a repository for Debian source packages, but you can download the package sources from the ArxPackages git repository.


Fedora icon.png Fedora

Arx Libertatis packages for Fedora 17, 18, 19 and 20 are available in the home:dscharrer project on the openSUSE build service. You can add the repository for Fedora 20 using:

# yum-config-manager --add-repo=http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/dscharrer/Fedora_20/home:dscharrer.repo

Replace Fedora_20 with Fedora_19, Fedora_18 or Fedora_17 as needed.

Now you can install the arx-libertatis package using yum:

# yum install arx-libertatis


Gentoo icon.png Gentoo Linux

The games-rpg/arx-libertatis package is available in the main portage tree:

# emerge games-rpg/arx-libertatis

Also see the entry on the Gentoo Wiki.

A live ebuild is available in the arx-libertatis overlay.

There are also ebuilds for the game data (games-rpg/arx-fatalis-data) and demo (games-rpg/arx-fatalis-demo) but you will still need to obtain the data yourself. As of now, the games-rpg/arx-fatalis-data package in the main portage can only install from a CD or GOG.com installer. The arx-fatalis-data package from the overlay can be used no matter if you have bought Arx Fatalis on Steam or GOG.com or as a CD:

# emerge games-rpg/arx-fatalis-data::arx-libertatis

Installing and verifying the data can also be done using the install scripts, like on any other distro.


Mandriva icon.png Mandriva

To install Arx Libertatis on Mandriva, first make sure you have the Non-Free repository enabled. Then select the arx-libertatis package in the package manager and install it.

Alternatively, you can install it from terminal with the following command (you need to be root):

# urpmi arx-libertatis


OpenSUSE icon.png openSUSE

Arx Libertatis packages for openSUSE are available in the home:dscharrer project on the openSUSE build service as a 1-click install:

Also see the download page on the build service.


ROSA icon.png ROSA

To install Arx Libertatis on ROSA, first make sure you have the Contrib repository enabled. Then select the arx-libertatis package in the package manager and install it.

Alternatively, you can install it from terminal with the following command (you need to be root):

# urpmi arx-libertatis


Ubuntu icon.png Ubuntu

Arx Libertatis packages for Ubuntu are available in the arx/release PPA. To use it, first fetch it's key and add the PPA to your package sources:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:arx/release

Now tell Ubuntu to get the latest list of software from each archive it knows, including the PPA:

$ sudo apt-get update

Finally, install the arx-libertatis package:

$ sudo apt-get install arx-libertatis

For a GUI-only solution, follow this tutorial - the repository address to use is ppa:arx/release.