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How to install Quake 3 on Linux

by Mathieu Poliquin

This is guide for how to install the legendary Quake 3 game on Linux

Step 1 - Package the game data

If you don’t have the Game Datam this will install Demo data:

game-data-packager -i quake3

If you have the full game use this:

game-data-packager -i quake3 /path/to/full/game

Step 2 - Download the Engine

This will install ioquake3 engine

sudo apt update
sudo apt install quake3

Step 3 - Run the Game

tags: Quake 3 - Linux - How to - play - install