Personal tools
You are here: Home GNU / Linux Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon XRick (aka. Rick Dangerous) for Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon
Document Actions
  • Send this page to somebody
  • Print this page
  • Add Bookmarklet

XRick (aka. Rick Dangerous) for Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon

by Pierre-Yves Landuré last modified 2008-05-31 18:19

XRick is a port of the arcade game Rick Dangerous using SDL. I've always loved this game, and i've made a clean debian package in order to install it. Here is how to install the xrick package on your Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon.

Capture d'écran de XRick (Rick Dangerous)

Note: If you are using Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron, please use the Hardy version of this guide: XRick (aka. Rick Dangerous) for Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron.

Fast and obfuscated

The following command lines summaries this guide. It allow you to install XRick very quickly. First, setup your sudo environment :

sudo echo

and copy / paste the following command lines in your terminal :

echo "# Lone Wolf games packages for Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon
deb http://falcon.landure.fr gutsy games
deb-src http://falcon.landure.fr gutsy games" \
| sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/gutsy-landure-games.list
wget http://falcon.landure.fr/9FA7DC39.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y install xrick

You can now play to XRick by clicking on Rick Dangerous shortcut in the Games menu of Gnome.

Installation

First, we add the repository containing xrick to our apt configuration :

echo "# Lone Wolf games packages for Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon
deb http://falcon.landure.fr gutsy games
deb-src http://falcon.landure.fr gutsy games" \
| sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/gutsy-landure-games.list

We download the GPG key used to sign this repository :

wget http://falcon.landure.fr/9FA7DC39.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add -

We update the list of available packages :

sudo apt-get update

Now, click here to install XRick.

Thanks

  • Thanks to XRick developers.
  • Thanks to Core Design for creating the great game that is Rick Dangerous.

hardy heron

Posted by paul at 2008-10-29 18:02
thanks, it works on hardy heron (ubuntu 8.04).
but the sound is garbled (squeeking high tones). Is there anything i can do to help solve this problem ?

easy

Posted by lwolf at 2008-10-29 18:40
Try the package for Hardy Heron by following the Hardy Heron link at top of the article

thanks

Posted by paul at 2008-11-02 11:30
it's perfect now (on intrepid).

Still working on Oneric

Posted by Luis Lobo Borobia at 2012-03-11 14:57
THank you! Still works for oneric, although an error appears
W: Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/falcon.landure.fr_dists_gutsy_games_source_Sources Encountered a section with no Package: header

Package for Ubuntu 15.10 amd64

Posted by marcus682 at 2015-12-28 02:07
for who care,

i make a package and some minor change in code :

https://github.com/marcus682/xrick/releases

Package for Ubuntu 15.10 amd64

Posted by Svetoslav Batsoev at 2016-04-30 14:54
Thanks :)

BlogBang
Navigation
 

Powered by Plone CMS, the Open Source Content Management System

This site conforms to the following standards:

Wikio