How to install SuperTuxKart
on Arch Linux

SuperTuxKart

SuperTuxKart

Daniel Llewellyn (diddledan)
  • Daniel Llewellyn (diddledan)
  • Games

SuperTuxKart is a free kart racing game

SuperTuxKart is a free kart racing game. It focuses on fun and not on realistic kart physics. Instructions can be found on the in-game help page.

The SuperTuxKart homepage can be found at https://supertuxkart.net/.

To run SuperTuxKart, make sure that your computer includes a graphics card capable of 3D rendering - NVIDIA GeForce 8 series and newer (GeForce 8100 or newer), AMD/ATI Radeon HD 4000 series and newer, Intel HD Graphics 3000 and newer. You'll need at least 512 MB of free VRAM (video memory), and a CPU that's running at 1 GHz or faster.

Upstream Project: https://supertuxkart.net/Main_Page snapcraft.yaml Build Definition: https://github.com/diddlesnaps/supertuxkart/blob/master/snap/snapcraft.yaml

Details for SuperTuxKart

License
GPL-3.0+
Last updated
18 November 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install SuperTuxKart

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 SuperTuxKart

To install SuperTuxKart, simply use the following command:

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