Compiling on Ubuntu

1. Install the required software

The following command will install Git, CMake, a compiler and the libraries used by The Forgotten Server.

Git will be used to download the source code, and CMake will be used to generate the build files.

$ sudo apt install git cmake build-essential libluajit-5.1-dev libmysqlclient-dev libboost-system-dev libboost-iostreams-dev libboost-filesystem-dev libpugixml-dev libcrypto++-dev libfmt-dev

Additional package for Ubuntu 20.04:

$ sudo apt install libboost-date-time-dev

2. Download the source code

$ git clone --recursive

3. Generate the build files

$ cd forgottenserver
$ mkdir build && cd build
$ cmake ..

4. Build

$ make

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