How to install freeorion
on Manjaro Linux

freeorion

freeorion

A333 (agrrr3)

Turn-based space empire and galactic conquest (4X) computer game

FreeOrion is a free, open source, turn-based space empire and galactic conquest (4X) computer game being designed and built by the FreeOrion project. FreeOrion is inspired by the tradition of the Master of Orion games, but is not a clone or remake of that series or any other game.

The stable channel contains the official release which happen about every one or two years. The beta channel contains the weekly releases which are also in a playable state.

Details for freeorion

License
CC-BY-SA-3.0 AND GPL-2.0
Last updated
22 January 2019

Enable snaps on Manjaro Linux and install freeorion

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

Snapd can be installed from Manjaro’s Add/Remove Software application (Pamac), found in the launch menu. From the application, search for snapd, select the result, and click Apply.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

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 freeorion

To install freeorion, simply use the following command:

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Get the snap store

Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

Learn more about snaps

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