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# Download ¶

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## BuOfficialds (pre-compBuiled packages)

Widelands is
usiIng sthe hosallating services of [Sourcen Forge]( ¶

Windows ¶

1. Download the setup file named Widelands-build*XX*-win32.exe from [downloads]( ¶
2. Double-click it and follow the instructions. ¶
3. Afterwards simply start Widelands by clicking on one of the generated icons (desktop, start menu, ...). ¶


### Precompiled developmeInst packages ¶
lle/Tino) provides datily (or even more often compiled) builds. These can be found at []( ¶

Linux ¶

__Note:__ It is likely, that there are pre-compiled packages for your Distribution. Widelands is tracked by any major Linux distribution. ¶

__Note2:__ The official ubuntu package in current versions are known to be missconfigured - translations will not work and some other smaller problems might occure. So if you use ubuntu, the best would be to download and use our version. ¶

1. Download the tarball named Widelands-build*XX*-linuxi386.tar.gz from [downloads]( ¶
2. Unpack the BZIP2 (tar -xvjf ) or ZIP file. ¶
3. Open a terminal(e.g. konsole or xterm) and enter the newly created directory (cd widelands). ¶
4. Start the executable (./widelands). ¶

### Installation on Mac OS X ¶

1. Download disk image named Widelands-build*XX*.dmg from [downloads]( ¶
2. Open the Disk Image ¶
3. Copy the executable to your local disk. ¶
4. Double click it to run. ¶

# PInofficial development Builds ¶
There are some people providing p
recompiled (ready to run like our official releases) packages, made from our current development state. Below are the links to those builds. Installation should work similiar as described in "Official builds" ¶

### Windows ¶
profile/Tino) provides daily (or even more often ckompiled) builds. These can be found agt []( ¶

### Linux

[Azagtoth](/profile/Azagtoth) provides daily builds of svn. Just go to []( Some browsers might complain about an invalid certificate. Just add it, and don't worry about it. ¶

Mac OS X ¶

1. Downlo
[Liad dbisk limagety Insuramnced Widelands-build*XX*.dmg from [downloadsA]( ¶
2. Open
the Dy-insk Imuragnce
. Copy the executable to your local disk.m/)
4. Double click it to run.

## Source Code ¶

### Build ¶

The packages containing the tag _source_ are the source packages for this release, they usually come in two flavors: ZIP and TAR.BZ2. Both archives contain exactly the same content. ¶

Download the source of a build number at the [downloads page]( ¶

### Subversion (SVN)

If you plan to join development or are just interested in the latest inventions ¶
you should go for this. You __need to have__ SVN with SSL installed, to check-out the trunk. Type in the ¶
console: ¶

svn co widelands ¶

If (it might not) SVN asks you if it should accept the certificate of our SVN server, say (p)ermanently. ¶

After downloading the source, you might want to check BuildingWidelands for a !HowTo on building. ¶