This question already has an answer here:
- Installing applications from source 5 answers
I have heard that installing or running .tar.gz files is possible. This is a source code, also and if there is a difference I should be told about it. The game is http://www.knightsgame.org.uk/files/knights_022_src.tar.gz. Success would be great. This is a good game, It would be appreciated. ;)
Followed mikewhatever's directions below but ran into:
Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Note, selecting 'libsdl1.2-dev' instead of 'libsdl-dev' Note, selecting 'libfontconfig1-dev' instead of 'libfontconfig-dev' build-essential is already the newest version. Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or been moved out of Incoming. The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libcurl4-gnutls-dev : Depends: libcurl3-gnutls (= 7.22.0-3ubuntu4.2) but 7.22.0-3ubuntu4.3 is to be installed Depends: libgnutls-dev but it is not going to be installed Depends: libldap2-dev but it is not going to be installed Depends: librtmp-dev but it is not going to be installed libfontconfig1-dev : Depends: libfontconfig1 (= 2.8.0-3ubuntu9) but 2.8.0-3ubuntu9.1 is to be installed libsdl1.2-dev : Depends: libx11-dev but it is not going to be installed Depends: libglu1-mesa-dev but it is not going to be installed Depends: libpulse-dev but it is not going to be installed Depends: libxt-dev but it is not going to be installed Depends: libxext-dev but it is not going to be installed E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
apt-get autoclean removed the held packages.
This sends me looking for repositories but the curl and libcurl repositories are without libcurl4-gnutls-dev.