Failed to install minetest_game

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Nicu
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Failed to install minetest_game

by Nicu » Post

Apparently there's an update for MTG. I went down this path:
Browse online content -> Games -> Minetest Game -> Update

And the result was: Failed to install minetest_game to /usr/share/minetest/games/minetest_game

This is most likely because of file access rights, with me running as some user, and the game being installed as root in /usr/share/. But why would MTG want to update from there, instead of getting an update through the package manager?

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Re: Failed to install minetest_game

by rubenwardy » Post

There isn't actually an update available, this is a bug in Minetest which will be fixed in 5.4.0

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Re: Failed to install minetest_game

by Nicu » Post

Thanks, good to know. :)

I noticed there has been quite a lot of work on 5.4.0. Is it close to release?

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Re: Failed to install minetest_game

by LibraSubtilis » Post

I encountered the same problem. I fixed it by deleting Minetest Game from "/usr/share/games/minetest/games" and installing it again using ContentDB. It is located now in "~/.minetest/games".
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