How to install Ascii Patrol
on Arch Linux

Ascii Patrol

Ascii Patrol

😷 (msokalski)

Ascii Patrol

Ascii Patrol is an ASCII game project. It was mainly inspired by "Moon Patrol"

Avoid the craters, destroy the rocks and drive as far as you can, while avoiding fire from the ships hovering above.

Maximise the terminal window for the best experience. Use the arrow keys / enter / escape to navigate the menu.

Mobile Version: playable in browser / installable as PWA (Progressive Web App) https://ascii-patrol.com/area53/ascii-patrol-html5.html

Home Page: http://ascii-patrol.com

Source Code: https://github.com/msokalski/ascii-patrol

Details for Ascii Patrol

License
GPL-3.0
Last updated
29 August 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install Ascii Patrol

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install Ascii Patrol

To install Ascii Patrol, simply use the following command:

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