openarena-server - server and game logic for the game OpenArena

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename openarena-server_0.8.8+dfsg-2_amd64.deb
Package name openarena-server
Package version 0.8.8+dfsg
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/games
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 366.36 KB
Installed size 1.52 MB
OpenArena is an open-source content package for ioQuake3 licensed under the
GPL, effectively creating a free stand-alone game. Though OpenArena is a free
replacement for id Software Inc.'s Quake 3 Arena, it is NOT compatible with
the proprietary game!
This package installs the OpenArena dedicated server and its init script.


Package Version Architecture Repository
openarena-server_0.8.8+dfsg-2_i386.deb 0.8.8+dfsg i386 Ubuntu Universe
openarena-server - - -


Name Value
adduser -
ioquake3-server >= 1.36+u20130504
libc6 >= 2.14
lsb-base -
openarena-081-maps -
openarena-081-misc -
openarena-081-players -
openarena-081-players-mature -
openarena-081-textures -
openarena-085-data -
openarena-088-data -
openarena-data >= 0.8.5
openarena-data << 0.8.6~


Type URL
Binary Package openarena-server_0.8.8+dfsg-2_amd64.deb
Source Package openarena

Install Howto

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




2018-08-31 - Simon McVittie <>
openarena (0.8.8+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* d/copyright: Sort standalone license paragraph to the end, avoiding
a Lintian warning
* Standards-Version: 4.2.1 (no changes required)
2018-01-19 - Simon McVittie <>
openarena (0.8.8+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Repack upstream tarball to exclude non-free lcc compiler as
intended: since 0.8.8 it was in code/tools/lcc, not tools/lcc, so
the previous get-orig-source target was ineffective.
(Closes: #887702)
- get-orig-source: Use mk-origtargz instead of reinventing it
- Document Files-Excluded in debian/copyright
- Use xz compression while we're repacking anyway
2018-01-15 - Simon McVittie <>
openarena (0.8.8-21) unstable; urgency=medium
* Standards-Version: 4.1.3 (no changes required)
* d/p/Disable-Altivec-instructions-on-PowerPC-unless-requested.patch:
Add patch to compile without Altivec to support baseline powerpc
CPUs. Thanks to GitHub user casey-ac for testing a version of this
change in ioquake3. This should also work on powerpcspe
(Closes: #701630)
* Update Vcs-* to point to
2017-10-30 - Simon McVittie <>
openarena (0.8.8-20) unstable; urgency=medium
* Mark all forwarded patches as having been applied upstream
* Remove maintainer script handling for upgrades from versions prior
to 0.8.8-10, which is older than current Debian stable and
Ubuntu LTS. Upgrades that skip a stable release are not supported.
- START_DAEMON=0 in /etc/default/openarena-server is no longer migrated
to update-rc.d openarena-server disabled. Use update-rc.d if you want
to disable the OpenArena server.
- /var/games/openarena-server/.openarena is no longer migrated to
* Remove now-unused lintian override for invoking update-rc.d in a
maintainer script
* d/control: Set Rules-Requires-Root: no since this package does not
install any non-root-owned files
* Standards-Version: 4.1.1 (no changes required)
2017-06-25 - Simon McVittie <>
openarena (0.8.8-19) unstable; urgency=medium
* Redo portability patches based on what went upstream to ioquake3
- d/p/Treat-GNU-kFreeBSD-and-GNU-Hurd-as-equivalent-to-GNU-Linu.patch:
Treat all GNU platforms as essentially the same for our purposes.
This combines what used to be d/p/Fix-FTBFS-on-kFreeBSD.patch and
- d/p/Makefile-confine-LIB-to-the-one-platform-that-needs-it-na.patch,
Treat all CPU architectures on GNU platforms as at least potentially
supported, without having any specific code for the majority of
architectures. (ioquake3 PR #129, as released to Debian in
+ In particular this means we will attempt to build on m68k
(Closes: #865721)
- d/p/Use-LDFLAGS-on-non-Linux-too.patch:
Drop patch, no longer needed for any GNU platform. GNU/kFreeBSD
and GNU/Hurd both take the GNU/Linux code paths now.
* Re-order patch series: backports from upstream, then forwarded patches,
and finally Debian-specific (non-upstreamable) patches
* Move Debian-specific patches into debian/patches/debian/
* Drop openarena-dbg, rely on automatic -dbgsym packages instead
- Don't build openarena-server-dbgsym since it would collide with
* Use recommended https URL for debian/copyright Format
* d/copyright: Document new upstream location
* d/control: openarena-server Depends on lsb-base
* d/control: Declare Debian Policy 4.0.0 compliance

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