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after several attempts I was not able to install Shank.I've download the bin and .deb (for 64bit architecture) files. The bin shows this message on launch: "No such file or directory". The Deb not installed correctly. If someone managed to find a solution or workaround to install this game I hope will help me too. Thanks for your time and support.

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I've found a solution: by installing the deb for 32 bit I realized I was missing some libraries (in addition to ia32-libs and libc6). I first solved this problem by giving this command: sudo apt-get install -f.

Then I got another error: Message: SDL_GL_LoadLibrary Error: Failed loading libGL.so.1

Obviously, these libraries were properly installed. Without going into details I had to link the libraries by hand. I realized then that could also an easier solution through Synaptic install the following packages: libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libgl1-mesa-dri:i386.

After that the next problem was the black screen while playing, which I solved by replacing the executable in /Shank/bin with this: http://treefort.icculus.org/smb/smb-linux-mesa-hotfix-test.tar.bz2.

I hope it will be useful to someone. If you need more help or more details please feel free to contact me.

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The link that you gave is for super meat boy not for shank. Can you please give the solution for black screen in shank. –  Max Frost Dec 23 '12 at 20:31
    
I missed the link, sorry for the mistake. This one should be the right one: treefort.icculus.org/shank/shank-linux-mesa-hotfix-test.tar.bz2 –  Francesco Dec 24 '12 at 16:29
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