The game is open source, and is available under the The GNU General Public License. You are free to download and share this game.
|The latest version of Vacuum Magic is 0.13a.|
| Windows: |
| setup-vacuum-0.13a.exe |
Linux Installation Help
Ubuntu / Debian
First, make sure that the required packages are installed. To do this, open a terminal and enter:
sudo aptitude install libsdl-perl libcompress-zlib-perl
After this, download and install the .deb file above.
sudo dpkg --install vacuum_0.13a-1_i386.deb
Note that the game will not appear in the Applications menu; you have to start it manually.
- If you are using the standard Ubuntu desktop, press Alt+F2, enter "vacuum" into the appearing dialog and press Enter.
- Otherwise open a terminal and run "vacuum" there.
Fedora, Red Hat and other RPM systems
Note that RPM support is EXPERIMENTAL. I have no access to an RPM-based system, so you might be the first to try this! :) Please let me know how it works out for you...
Make sure that the following RPM's are installed: perl-SDL, perl-Compress-Zlib
Download the RPM and install it by typing:
rpm -i vacuum-0.13a-1.noarch.rpm
Other Linux and BSD Systems
- Get the tarball from above.
- Open a terminal.
cdto the directory where you saved the tarball. and enter the following commands:
tar xvzf vacuum-0.13a.tar.gz
- The last command has to be entered with root privileges: