What is the Loki-Installer?
The Loki-Installer comes from the company Loki! They have ported many games to Linux and have written installers for them. Nowadays many games from liflg.org get distributed with the Loki-Iinstaller.
Get the Loki-Installer
The Loki-Installer is normally a part of the installer of a game. You can get the Loki-Updater and Loki-Uninstaller, from liflg.org.
Those are torrents, so you'll have to use a program like Ktorrent or Azureus.
sudo sh loki_update-full-1.0.13-x86.run
sudo sh loki_uninstall-full-1.0.3-x86.run
With the Loki-Updater you can easily update the games. With the Uninstaller you can easily uninstall the games.
How to install a game with Loki-Installer
In general it's a shellscript and you install it with the following command:
If you get "trap" error message, try it with:
If you want to install games from CD, with mulitple CD's, it's better to copy the installer to the harddisk and start it fromt there.
If a games doesn't find the CD you can specify it with the following command:
If a game closes or hangs with a segmentation fault or Stack dump, it maybe caused by a binary-incompatible libc6 version. This can be circumvented by running the game in a chroot environment with an earlier version of libc6. See the WoodyInChroot page for more information about how to run binary-only applications in an older operating system environment.