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I love this game, but when I type ClanBomber in Ubuntu Software center, it lists only Granatier. I probably need to add some repository?

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Granatier is advertised as "...a clone of the classic Bomberman game, inspired by the work of the Clanbomber clone"

ClanBomber looks like it was last "compiled" in a package (.deb) for Ubuntu Dapper. It is not recommended that you download such an old package and installing that - you could break stuff, even if it appears to work.

However, if you really must have the "original" - you will need to try one of two things.

Use the zeroinjector routine - step by step guide on the linked web-page below. The instructions refer to v9.04 of ubuntu, so I dont know if they will work on the current supported versions of ubuntu.

If the zeroinjector routine does not work you'll need to download the source-code and compile the source code.

Download the source code from here and use standard build instructions such as

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install build-essential 
sudo make install
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Thanks. But what then this package stands for? – umpirsky May 23 '11 at 19:58
updated and clarified why you dont want to go down the dapper package route. – fossfreedom May 23 '11 at 20:04

You can download Clanbomber from here:

share|improve this answer and getting DirectFB to work is hell…. I have tried by installing directfb-bin package, but I get same error. – umpirsky May 23 '11 at 21:41
up vote 1 down vote accepted

After download in game folder:

sudo apt-get install build-essentials
sudo apt-get install libsdl1.2-dev
sudo apt-get install libsdl
sudo apt-get install libboost-all-dev
sudo apt-get install libsdl-image1.2-dev
sudo apt-get install libsdl-mixer1.2-dev
sudo apt-get install libsdl-ttf2.0-dev
sudo apt-get install libsdl-gfx1.2-dev
sudo make installl
sudo make install

Then run it with clanbomber2.

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