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Trying to finish school work and some personnal tasks, learn required books and documentations to get the time and the knowledge to finish(begin?) my Dink projects, which include: webmastering Dink Translation, create a Kylix tool for Dink translations [Go POEdit!], translating Dink-related stuff, co-webmastering of the Dink Solutions [DONE], planning the DinkCity project, improve The 9 Gems of Life part 1&2, maybe give a end to Mike Snyder's series, send authors comments, write more walkthroughs, convert WDE for platform independancy [in progress], maintain FreeDink [in progress], convert some DMods to make them legal and burn them on a CD that people could actually buy, write a book on DMod creation, all that requiring finishing a DMod first, learn advanced Perl (OOP...) [done], MFC [eek!], DirectX [Go SDL!], wxWindows [done], SDL [done], autoconf [done], automake [done], make [done], gettext [in progress], Delphi [uh?], Kylix [bleh], Guile, PHP [done], MySQL [done], lib7zip, Blender, XLST [erk], advanced templates, XML [not intending to use it though].

I must have forgotten something... but what?

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2009-05-23 17:53:36
Peasant Male France
Here's how to play Dink Smallwood under GNU/Linux

- you'll use the GNU FreeDink engine, the improved yet compatible Dink engine
- you get a release:
-- using the latest binary release from (most recent),
-- from your distribution: ArchLinux, Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Ubuntu... (possibly older, but easier)
-- by compiling it by hand (if you have specific needs)
- the package includes a version of the Dink data that lack some sounds ( that Seth can't make free software. Please contribute replacements

The suite contains DFArc version 3 that can run the game and install D-Mods.

Easy install:

* From check "Latest version from this website" at

* Debian and Ubuntu: click on System > Administration > Synaptic, then install the 'freedink' package.
Then click on Applications > Games > DFArc

* Fedora: click on System > Administration > Add/Remove software, then install the 'freedink' package.
Then click on Applications > Games > DFArc

* OpenSUSE: enable the Games repository (Control Center > Community Repositories > openSUSE BuildService - Games), then install package 'freedink'

* ArchLinux: type in a terminal: yaourt -S freedink-engine freedink-dfarc

You can find more information at:
The latest FreeDink release at the DN is at:

Alternatively (more difficult) install manually:
- Download and uncompress the engine (freedink-1.08.DATE.tar.gz from and follow instructions in the BUILD file
- Download and uncompress the data (freedink-data-1.08.DATE.tar.gz), and type 'make install'
- Optional: download and uncompress dfarc (dfarc-3.6.tar.gz), and follow instructions in the BUILD file
- Run Dink from Applications > Games > FreeDink (or DFArc)

GOKUSSJ6 has additional instructions:
* FreeDink, Linux and You - FreeDink Linux Tutorial: for the sound setup and for Arch Linux
* Tutorial: Improving The MIDI Music

Beuc has released 10 files

DFArc 3Miscellaneous, FrontendN/AJune 6th, 2018
DFArc 3 Source CodeDevelopment, Miscellaneous, Source, FrontendN/AJune 6th, 2018
FreeDink-dataMiscellaneous, Graphics, Music, Translation, Dink.exeN/AApril 1st, 2017
FreeDink-data Source CodeDevelopment, SourceN/AApril 1st, 2017
GNU FreeDink installerFrontend, Translation, Dink.exeN/AOctober 26th, 2014
GNU FreeDinkDevelopment, Miscellaneous, Source, Dink.exeExceptional 9.6October 22nd, 2014
GNU FreeDink Source CodeDevelopment, Miscellaneous, Source, Dink.exeN/AOctober 22nd, 2014
PSP DinkMiscellaneous, Source, Dink.exeN/AOctober 16th, 2011
One Screen D-Mod CompilationD-Mod, MiscellaneousExceptional 9.5October 18th, 2007
Movie2000 TutorialDevelopment, TutorialGood 7.5July 22nd, 2003

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