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.”

The version available in the repository of Debian stable (actually Wheezy 7.x) is outdated.
If you want to use the newest version the best option is to use the backports from testing to easily get the last alpha.

First you have to add the backports to your system with the source.lists:

deb http://http.debian.net/debian wheezy-backports main

Then reload the repository cache with :

apt-get update 

Finally install the last alpha from official repositories using:

apt-get -t squeeze-backports 0ad

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

emerge 0ad

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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