Step by Step Instructions - Calico Installation Under Linux

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Calico Installation Instructions under Linux

1. Download and Install Mono

  • Your distribution may have an easy way to install it. Look for mono-runtime (sudo apt-get install mono-runtime). Or download (get version 2.6.7). If have a Package Manager (such as on Ubuntu), make sure your have the following installed:
    • libmono-corlib2.0-cil libmono-system2.0-cil libmono-i18n2.0-cil libmono-system-runtime2.0-cil libmono-winforms2.0-cil libmono-microsoft-visualbasic8.0-cil

2. Download and Install Calico

3. Download and Install Options

  • Install the SDL libraries
  • Install Espeak
  • You can use gettext language packs (currently Calico is available in Spanish). Ubuntu has language-pack-es, and language-pack-gnome-es.
    • For all platforms, to run Calico in another language, edit the StartCalico script (see below)

4. Run Calico

  • cd Calico
  • run the ./StartCalico startup script
  • You can make a link or shortcut to this file. Do not move the startup script out of the directory.