I'm trying to install latest Warzone 2100 from Ubuntu Software Center, but can't due to dependencies (see image).

Installation error for Warzone2100

I downloaded deb file to install manually, but I either get the same errors or have the following problems:

  1. Where should I put a .deb file to make it visible for apt-get command? Desktop seems to be out of scan

  2. How do I write a correct path in the terminal? There are so many articles where they say to use sudo dpkg -i /path/to/deb/file, but no real example. How do I begin that path, with which folder? I tried /home/etc, home/etc, /desktop/etc, desktop/etc, but nope. Any real example?

  3. How do I move .deb file to /var/cache/apt/archives/ folder? I can't move anything to and from it, can't even delete things from there


I tried to install all those packages manually, tried Synaptic, tried whatever but when I tried to install a previous version of Warzone it said that a new one is installed. I tried to delete Warzone and can't do it, see screenshot. I'm confused now what to do with this game.

Synaptic Warzone removal error

  • 0) Did you download the .deb package for Trusy Tahr? Or the package for the lates ubuntu version? 1) apt-get is used to install packages from repositories so the answer is yuo don't. 2) Replace /path/to/deb/file with the full path of the .deb file. If your username is bob and you downloaded the file.deb into your Dowloads folder the path will look like /home/bob/Downloads/file.deb. 3) Why do you want to do that? In any case: you can't due to permissions. Guess which tool Ubuntu uses to let you run commands with higher permissions? – Bakuriu Aug 13 '16 at 16:41
  • Just try to install warzone 2100 on ubuntu 14.04 and tell me how to do it. It's impossible because of the dependencies – SWA Aug 13 '16 at 18:10
  • Go to the launchpad page. If you scroll down you see that it lists various different ubuntu versions and their specific package. Did you download the one specific for Trusty Tahr? (i.e. this one) If you are using one for a different version you should expect such dependency errors. – Bakuriu Aug 13 '16 at 18:23
  • So it depends on the initial Ubuntu version? Other Ubuntu of the same 14.04 edition may have different packages? Then how do I install all those packages? I tried manually but they still appear in the dependencies list – SWA Aug 14 '16 at 10:53
  • 1) You still haven't answered my question. 2) There is no such thing as "initial Ubuntu version". There is only one version on your system. You stated that you are using ubuntu 14.04 (i.e. trusty tahr). then you have to install the packages for that version. – Bakuriu Aug 14 '16 at 11:04

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