Minetest client: Infinite-world block

Hey folks :)

In this post we will teach you how you can install and play Minetest Client in your OpenMandriva distro. So all examples will use OpenMandriva Linux.

This tutorial is also compatible with Ubuntu, Mint, Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE and ArchLinux. When necessary we will provide theĀ appropriate command for each distro.

Lets start!

  1. Minetest is an infinite-world block sandbox game and a game engine inspired inĀ InfiniMiner and Minecraft. Minetest is coded in C and LUA, so it does not require a lot of packages to download. The setup and play are very easy. The first step will be switch your user to root mode. Open a terminal and execute:
    OpenMandriva, ArchLinux and Debian:

    Ubuntu, Mint, Fedora and OpenSUSE:

    OpenMandriva image example:

  2. Now we will install Minetest. Use the appropriate command for each distro.

    Note: Probably you will not have questions to answer (because of –auto parameter), but if you have, please see images below (without –auto parameter).

    Ubuntu, Mint and Debian:

    Fedora and OpenSUSE:


    OpenMandriva image example (without –auto option):

    You can close your terminal after step 2.

  3. Finally, open a terminal and execute minetest:

    Have fun!



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