[Solved] Not getting New Version?

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[Solved] Not getting New Version?

by BreadSticks » Thu Sep 28, 2017 20:43

So I can't get the new version of Minetest for some odd reason. No matter how hard I try it doesn't work. I try to install it threw Ubuntu Center, Terminal, Minetest Forums. Nothing works. I keep on getting 0.4.13. I use Ubuntu Mate. Can anyone help?
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Re: Not getting New Version? [HELP]

by rubenwardy » Thu Sep 28, 2017 20:45

What OS version do you use? Make sure you're on the latest stable version.

If you can't, then you can use the PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:minetestdevs/stable
 

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Re: Not getting New Version? [HELP]

by jas » Thu Sep 28, 2017 22:12

If you type `which minetest' it will report something like: "/usr/bin/minetest", and you can do something like `/usr/bin/minetest --version'.

Another thing to try is dpkg -L minetest, which shows where things are placed. If you compile yourself, and do a system-wide install (now the default), then perhaps minetest is in /usr/local/bin. I think /usr/local/bin/minetest gets chosen over /usr/bin/minetest, though.

Don't forget to do `make install' if you are compiling yourself, unless you elect to use -DRUN_IN_PLACE=1, in which case you must issue e.g. `bin/minetest'.

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Re: Not getting New Version? [HELP]

by v-rob » Fri Sep 29, 2017 00:00

Whoa... when did you become a moderator, rubenwardy?

Are you going to this site for it? It has the latest stable release.
 

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Re: Not getting New Version? [HELP]

by BreadSticks » Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:35

rubenwardy wrote:What OS version do you use? Make sure you're on the latest stable version.

If you can't, then you can use the PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:minetestdevs/stable


Ok I'll try. thanks

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rubenwardy wrote:What OS version do you use? Make sure you're on the latest stable version.

If you can't, then you can use the PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:minetestdevs/stable


Ok I'll try. thanks


I put in that command in the terminal nothing happens I still have 0.4.13.
 

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Re: Not getting New Version? [HELP]

by rubenwardy » Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:40

BreadSticks wrote:I put in that command in the terminal nothing happens I still have 0.4.13.


Try running apt update before the install or ipgrade
 

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Re: Not getting New Version? [HELP]

by BreadSticks » Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:42

rubenwardy wrote:
BreadSticks wrote:I put in that command in the terminal nothing happens I still have 0.4.13.


Try running apt update before the install or ipgrade


I'm not sure how to do this. I've tried updating it threw the terminal nothing happens.
 

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Re: Not getting New Version? [HELP]

by rubenwardy » Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:47

BreadSticks wrote:
rubenwardy wrote:
BreadSticks wrote:I put in that command in the terminal nothing happens I still have 0.4.13.


Try running apt update before the install or ipgrade


I'm not sure how to do this. I've tried updating it threw the terminal nothing happens.


Please may I see the terminal logs for this? Preferably including apt-add.
 

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Re: Not getting New Version? [HELP]

by BreadSticks » Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:55

well i did what you said the command: Here stable releases can be found.
More info: https://launchpad.net/~minetestdevs/+ar ... ntu/stable
Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it

gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpwcthu2t7/secring.gpg' created
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpwcthu2t7/pubring.gpg' created
gpg: requesting key F8CDAB41 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg: /tmp/tmpwcthu2t7/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key F8CDAB41: public key "Launchpad PPA for Minetest Developer" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1)
 

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Re: Not getting New Version? [HELP]

by rubenwardy » Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:11

And if you do

apt-get update
apt-get remove -y Minetest
apt-get install -y minetest
 

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Re: Not getting New Version? [HELP]

by BreadSticks » Fri Sep 29, 2017 18:17

rubenwardy wrote:And if you do

apt-get update
apt-get remove -y Minetest
apt-get install -y minetest


Doesn't work. Guess I'll have this version for now.
 

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Re: Not getting New Version? [HELP]

by rubenwardy » Fri Sep 29, 2017 18:18

BreadSticks wrote:Doesn't work. Guess I'll have this version for now.


...what do the logs say?
 

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Re: Not getting New Version? [HELP]

by BreadSticks » Sun Oct 01, 2017 17:39

rubenwardy wrote:
BreadSticks wrote:Doesn't work. Guess I'll have this version for now.


...what do the logs say?


Fixed, got new version.
 


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