Installing INSTEAD in Ubuntu

Easy way

  • First of all you have to solve some dependencies:
    • SDL (libsdl_ttf, libsdl_mixer, libsdl_image);
    • Lua (liblua) 5.1+
  • Open the Software Center and in search box type the names of packages listed above and install them
  • Then get the latest stable version of INSTEAD on your platform i386 or x86-64 via *.deb file from downloads page.
    Save it on your local hard disk somewhere e.g. /home/username/instead_1.6.1_i386.deb
  • Open this directory with your file manager and select instead_version_arch.deb file, then execute it just tap Enter-button
    and enter your administrative password in opened dialog box.
  • After all installation dialog go Menu > Applications > Games > INSTEAD.

Installing for Advanced Users

  • Open terminal as root (super-user) and run:
    apt-get install libsdl-mixer1.2 libsdl-ttf2.0-0 libsdl-image1.2 liblua5.1-0
  • Visit the downloads page and get the latest stable version of INSTEAD on your platform i386 or x86-64 via *.deb file.
    Save it on your local hard disk.
  • Than install downloaded package with dpkg in terminal (as root) run command in folder where you're store package:
    dpkg -i instead_version_arch.deb
  • To start INSTEAD just enter (non super-user):
    instead

Enjoy!

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