starfighter - 2D scrolling shooter game

Distribution: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository: Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name: starfighter
Package version:
Package release: 1
Package architecture: i386
Package type: deb
Installed size: 253 B
Download size: 86.54 KB
Official Mirror:
After decades of war one company, who had gained powerful supplying both sides with weaponary, steps forwards and crushes both warring factions in one swift movement. Using far superior weaponary and AI craft, the company was completely unstoppable and now no one can stand in their way. Thousands began to perish under the iron fist of the company. The people cried out for a saviour, for someone to light this dark hour... and someone did. Features of the game: o 26 missions over 4 star systems o Primary and Secondary Weapons (including a laser cannon and a charge weapon) o A weapon powerup system o Wingmates o Missions with Primary and Secondary Objectives o A Variety of Missions (Protect, Destroy, etc) o Boss battles



    Source package: starfighter

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install starfighter deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install starfighter


    • /usr/games/starfighter
    • /usr/share/applications/starfighter.desktop
    • /usr/share/doc/starfighter/README.Debian
    • /usr/share/doc/starfighter/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/starfighter/copyright
    • /usr/share/man/man6/starfighter.6.gz
    • /usr/share/pixmaps/starfighter.png


    2016-01-24 - Guus Sliepen <> starfighter ( unstable; urgency=medium * New upstream release. - Provides a .desktop file. Closes: #738033

    2015-07-04 - Guus Sliepen <> starfighter (1.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium * New upstream release. * Updated debian/watch file. * Drop debian/patches/install-music, which has been applied upstream.

    2015-04-20 - Guus Sliepen <> starfighter (1.3.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium * New upstream release from * Bump Standards-Version and debian/compat. * Enable parallel builds. * Update debian/copyright. * Switch to SDL2. * Ensure the new DFSG-compliant music is installed. * Added a debian/watch file.

    2012-03-04 - Guus Sliepen <> starfighter (1.2-2) unstable; urgency=low * Include a full copy of the CC-BY and CC-BY-SA 3.0 license texts.

    2012-02-26 - Guus Sliepen <> starfighter (1.2-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. - DFSG-compatible graphics and sounds. - Music has been removed.

    2007-09-22 - Gonéri Le Bouder <> starfighter (1.1-7) unstable; urgency=low [ Eddy Petrișor ] * fix Homepage semifield [ Gonéri Le Bouder ] * update 10_nobusyloop.diff to fix the build with gcc 4.2 thanks Brian m. Carlson and Jens Seidel(Closes: #385714) * make the package binNMU by replace starfighter-data (= ${Source-Version}) by starfighter-data (= ${source:Version}), thanks Lior Kaplan (Closes: #435958) * make clean removes the starfighter binary to be able to do two builds in a row (Closes: #424236) * do not ignore make clean returned value anymore * add myself in Uploaders: * remove quilt .pc directory * remove some useless debhelper call [ Jon Dowland ] * update menu section to "Games/Action" for menu policy transition. Thanks Linas Žvirblis. [ Cyril Brulebois ] * Added XS-Vcs-Svn and XS-Vcs-Browser fields in the control file.

    2006-06-22 - Sam Hocevar (Debian packages) <> starfighter (1.1-6) unstable; urgency=low * debian/patches/01_makefile.diff: + Properly honour DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS. * debian/patches/10_sigfpe.diff: + New patch. Fix a SIGFPE occurring with slow projectiles (Closes: #254117, Closes: #372924). * debian/patches/10_overflows.diff: + New patch. Fix overflows in weapon count operations (Closes: #286934).

    2006-06-18 - Sam Hocevar (Debian packages) <> starfighter (1.1-5) unstable; urgency=low * debian/control: + I said I added a build-depend on python, but I lied (Closes: #373852).

    2006-06-15 - Sam Hocevar (Debian packages) <> starfighter (1.1-4) unstable; urgency=low * Adopted package and moved it to the Debian Games Team repository. * Set Bartosz Fenski, Alexander Schmehl and myself as uploaders. * Moved patch system to quilt. * debian/control: + Set policy to 3.7.2. + Build-depend on quilt instead of dpatch. + Build-depend on python because we unpack the .pak file in order to fix the errors in it. * debian/starfighter.xpm: + Created an icon and added it to the menu (Closes: #319194). * debian/starfighter.6: + Renamed starfighter.1 into starfighter.6. * debian/patches/01_makefile.diff: + Install the patched .pak file instead of the original one. * debian/patches/10_nobusyloop.diff: + New patch from Guus Sliepen. Use SDL_Delay() instead of busy loops to reduce CPU usage (Closes: #366029). * debian/patches/30_typos.diff: + Fixed typos in the documentation and in the in-game messages (Closes: #266588, #267103, #372925). * debian/ debian/ + New patch. Include scripts courtesy of Josh Triplett to pack/unpack data files and ship them with the -data package (Closes: #358706).