0 A.D. for GNU/Linux

Arch

0 A.D. is available in the community repository. A SVN package is in the AUR.

Chakra

0 A.D. is available in games repository. See Chakra wiki for additional information.

Debian

0 A.D. is available in Debian’s repositories since Debian 7.0 Wheezy.

Install the package (requires root privileges):

apt-get install 0ad

Run the game from the command-line as

0ad

or from the application menu item “0 A.D.”

Fedora

0 A.D. is available in the official Fedora repositories starting with F16. Install the packages by running:

sudo yum install 0ad

Run the game from the command-line as

0ad

or from the application menu item “0 A.D.”

Foresight

Install 0 A.D by executing following command:

sudo conary install 0ad=gameway.rpath.org@fl:2

Frugalware

0 A.D. is the the repositories, install the package:

repoman upd
repoman merge 0ad

Gentoo

See bug containing ebuilds (both latest release and latest SVN).

OpenSUSE

  • Launch YaST.
  • Select “Software” and “Software Repositories”.
  • Select “Add” and “Specify URL…”
  • Enter one of the following URLs, with name “obs-games”:
    • http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/
    • http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_Factory/
    • http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_12.2/
    • http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_12.1/
    • http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/games/openSUSE_11.4/
  • It should prompt “Import Untrusted GnuPG Key” – these packages are not checked or trusted by OpenSUSE. You should not install them in security-critical environments. If you understand and accept the danger of installing unknown software, accept the import.
  • Run “Install/Remove Software”
  • Select “0ad” to install.

Run the game from the command-line as

0ad

or from the application menu item “0 A.D.”

Pisi

0 A.D. can be installed from the package manager, or by typing in the terminal:

sudo pisi it 0ad

ROSA

  • Select “Software” and “Software Repositories”.
  • Select “Games” – “Strategy”
  • Select “0ad” to install.

Run the game from the command-line as

0ad

or from the application menu item “0 A.D.”

Sabayon

Install 0 A.D. package using this command:

equo install 0ad

Slackware

​0ad and ​0ad-data SlackBuilds are available for Slackware 14 users. The easiest way to install them is probably using ​Sbopkg:

su
sbopkg -i 0ad-data
sbopkg -i 0ad

Run the game from the command-line as:

0ad

Alternatively, you can build the SlackBuilds manually as described in the ​HOWTO.

Ubuntu

Ubuntu-Provided Packages

0 A.D. is available in Ubuntu’s universe repository since Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin). Install the packages by running:

sudo apt-get install 0ad

Updated releases are available in Ubuntu Backports repository.

0 A.D.-Provided Packages

Alternatively, 0 A.D. packages are available from 0 A.D. PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wfg/0ad
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install 0ad

(If you get errors about unmet dependencies, check that you have the Universe repository enabled in /etc/apt/sources.list.)

Unstable version: You can try a more up-to-date but less-well-tested version from our development snapshot PPA, which should be updated each week. Follow the instructions above but use the ppa:wfg/0ad.dev repository name.

How to Run the Game

Run the game from the command-line as:

0ad

or from the application menu item Games / 0 A.D.

0 A.D. is Still a Work in Progress

The game is currently under heavy development, and many features are currently missing. This release is an alpha version, not a complete game.

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