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quake 3 arena+ubuntu

from the shell:

wget ftp://ftp.eenet.ee/pub/FreeBSD/distfiles/linuxq3apoint-1.32b-3.x86.run

sudo sh linuxq3apoint-1.32b-3.x86.run

them :

Q3 1.32b linux-i386 Nov 14 2002

----- FS_Startup -----

Current search path:


/usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak8.pk3 (9 files)

/usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak7.pk3 (4 files)

/usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak6.pk3 (64 files)

/usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak5.pk3 (7 files)

/usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak4.pk3 (272 files)

/usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak3.pk3 (4 files)

/usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak2.pk3 (148 files)

/usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3/pak1.pk3 (26 files)




534 files in pk3 files

Running in restricted demo mode.

----- FS_Startup -----

Current search path:





534 files in pk3 files

----- CL_Shutdown -----


----- CL_Shutdown -----


Sys_Error: Couldn't load default.cfg

then in the shell:

wget http://fnorded.org/quake/pak0.pk3


sudo mv pak3.pk3 /usr/local/games/quake3/baseq3

problem with the sound:

------- sound initialization -------

Could not mmap dma buffer PROT_WRITE|PROT_READ

trying mmap PROT_WRITE (with associated better compatibility / less performance code)

/dev/dsp: Input/output error

Could not mmap /dev/dsp


check to write permissions /proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/oss

if not

sudo chmod 777 /proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/oss

then in the shell

echo "quake3.x86 0 0 direct" > /proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/oss && quake3

and enjoy


  • KhalidKhalid Posts: 2
    thanks, but OpenArena is a Quake 3 Arena free clone
    in Ubuntu just type sudo apt-get install openarena and you will get it :)
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