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mutinize 28. apr 2013 kl. 5:22pm
Linux version?
I already own the windows version and mac is supported, why is there no love for linux users?
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h k N 25. maj 2013 kl. 1:52pm 
It's the thing that the developer have to port the game to that OS and only hope that
poeple will play it...
0gb.us 4. jul 2013 kl. 11:51am 
There is currently a GNU/Linux version available on the Humble Bundle website. Hopefully it will ba daaed to Steam too!
kozec 4. jul 2013 kl. 1:15pm 
Oprindeligt skrevet af 0gb.us:
There is currently a GNU/Linux version available on the Humble Bundle website. Hopefully it will ba daaed to Steam too!
Yeah, I just bought game on HiB and that next-next-next installer really scared me :D

Steam version would be nice.
0gb.us 4. jul 2013 kl. 4:09pm 
The installer scared you? That kind of installer is just to bypass the GNU/Linux packaging issue. Different GNU/Linux distributions use different package formats. It's nuts! The installers allow you to install the software on any GNU/Linux distribution, regardless of what package manager you use.
Skully 4. jul 2013 kl. 10:19pm 
I too want to see the Linux version available on Steam.
Dablim 4. jul 2013 kl. 10:52pm 
+1, this is in the Humble! xD
kozec 5. jul 2013 kl. 12:52am 
Oprindeligt skrevet af 0gb.us:
The installer scared you? That kind of installer is just to bypass the GNU/Linux packaging issue. Different GNU/Linux distributions use different package formats. It's nuts! The installers allow you to install the software on any GNU/Linux distribution, regardless of what package manager you use.
Ok, ok, that was a joke. I expected zip (or tarball) needed to be extracted and all "installing" will be done like that. Having something so windows-like, I couldn't miss the chance ;-)

But this installer, in fact, does more. It added record to pacman (not exactly most well-known package manager in linux world) with complete filelist and everything one would expect, so game can be uinstalled normally. Pretty impressive.
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pamil 5. jul 2013 kl. 5:09am 
+1
0gb.us 6. jul 2013 kl. 11:09am 
I read the first bit of the installer script too. It has some sort of exeption for FreeBSD. Meaning the game might install on BSD, or at least FreeBSD. I don't feel like installin BSD to test this theory (Most BSD varients don't even come with a desktop, and PC-BSD (which does) won't install on my computer for some reason), but it shows that Two Tribes is trying to make this work on several systems.
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kozec 6. jul 2013 kl. 1:53pm 
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but it shows that Two Tribes is trying to make this work on several systems.
Actually, as I learned recently, Nixstaller is not directly created by Two Tribes, so it may support more platforms that game itself.
CrisFigueira 7. jul 2013 kl. 8:45am 
@TwoTribesGames has announced on Twitter that they're discussing a Steam Linux port: https://twitter.com/TwoTribesGames/status/353077681245519872
ksimon 11. jul 2013 kl. 7:12am 
+1
Lord Avallon 17. jul 2013 kl. 5:53pm 
This game is awesome, since they just release Toki Tori I think it´s very possible, it would be very nice! +1 for Linux!
DeadWire 19. jul 2013 kl. 4:43am 
Oprindeligt skrevet af kozec:
Oprindeligt skrevet af 0gb.us:
The installer scared you? That kind of installer is just to bypass the GNU/Linux packaging issue. Different GNU/Linux distributions use different package formats. It's nuts! The installers allow you to install the software on any GNU/Linux distribution, regardless of what package manager you use.
Ok, ok, that was a joke. I expected zip (or tarball) needed to be extracted and all "installing" will be done like that. Having something so windows-like, I couldn't miss the chance ;-)

But this installer, in fact, does more. It added record to pacman (not exactly most well-known package manager in linux world) with complete filelist and everything one would expect, so game can be uinstalled normally. Pretty impressive.

Better installers are nice. but personally I hope games start coming "pre-packaged"
with all their dependances, for long term compatibilitys sake.

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Eelke 19. jul 2013 kl. 6:49am 
The Linux version is live now. Enjoy!
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