How to Install Endless Sky Game on Ubuntu 16.04, Debian 8, Fedora 25

Endless Sky is a free open-source space trading and combat game, available for Linux, Mac and Windows. This tutorial will be showing how to install Endless Sky on Ubuntu 16.04, Debian 8 and Fedora 25.

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In Endless Sky, you can:

  • Explore other star systems.
  • Earn money by trading, carrying passengers, or completing missions.
  • Use your earnings to buy a better ship or to upgrade the weapons and engines on your current one.
  • Blow up pirates
  • Take sides in a civil war
  • Or leave human space behind and hope to find friendly aliens whose culture is more civilized than your own

The latest stable version available is 0.9.4 , released on October 5, 2016.

How to Install Endless Sky on Ubuntu 16.04 via PPA

Endless Sky is available in Ubuntu software repository and can be installed using the command below.

sudo apt install endless-sky

But if you want to install the latest and greatest version, run the following 3 command to install version 0.9.4 from official PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mzahniser/endless-sky

sudo apt update

sudo apt install endless-sky

Once installed, you can start it from Unity Dash or your preferred application launcher.

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How to Install Endless Sky on Debian 8

First, download the endless-sky-data and endless-sky deb package.

64 bits

wget https://launchpad.net/~mzahniser/+archive/ubuntu/endless-sky/+files/endless-sky-data_0.9.4-0trusty_all.deb

wget https://launchpad.net/~mzahniser/+archive/ubuntu/endless-sky/+files/endless-sky_0.9.4-0trusty_amd64.deb

32 bits

wget https://launchpad.net/~mzahniser/+archive/ubuntu/endless-sky/+files/endless-sky-data_0.9.4-0trusty_all.deb

wget https://launchpad.net/~mzahniser/+archive/ubuntu/endless-sky/+files/endless-sky_0.9.4-0trusty_i386.deb

Then install gdebi and use gdebi to install Endless Sky. It will automatically install dependencies for you.

sudo apt install gdebi

sudo gdebi endless-sky-data*.deb
sudo gdebi endless-sky*.deb

Once install, open it from your application launcher.

How to Install Endless Sky on Fedora 25

Endless Sky is available in Fedora repository. Simply open Gnome Software, search for endless sky and click the install button. Alternatively, you can open up a terminal and install it using the dnf package manager.

sudo dnf install endless-sky

Once installed, open it from your application launcher.

That’s it!

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