Frequently Asked Questions
A note for Windows XP users
- Change your operating system.
- If that is not possible:
- The installer should work on XP, but extraction of data might not, so extract the data on some other machine and copy it into the installation folder
- Manually download and install the Visual Studio 2015 Redistributable from Microsoft
- Change the shortcut to launch stratagus.exe rather than wargus.exe in the installation folder directly if your game complains that it cannot find Stratagus.
We only provide deb packages (for deb based distributions such as Debian and
Ubuntu). In order to install on a rpm based distrubution such as Fedora you
may try to use the deb to rpm converter named ‘alien’, probably already
available in your system. We would like to hear from you how successful you
were with installing via alien. If you are willing to take care of rpm
packaging of Wargus you are very welcome!
Another way of installing Wargus for just any supported operating system is
compiling it youself. See How to build Wargus from sources
How to build Stratagus/Wargus/War1gus from sources
We have published videos to get you started quickly on both