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       freeciv-mp-gtk2,   freeciv-mp-gtk3,   freeciv-mp-qt,   freeciv-mp-cli   -  Custom  content
       installers for the Freeciv game


       freeciv-modpack [ -h|--help ] [ -i|--install  URL  ]  [  -L|--List  URL  ]  [  -p|--prefix
       directory ] [ -v|--version ]


       Freeciv  is  a free turn-based multiplayer strategy game, in which each player becomes the
       leader of a civilization, fighting to obtain the ultimate goal:  To  become  the  greatest

       Players  of  Civilization II® by Microprose® should feel at home, since one aim of Freeciv
       is to have compatible rules.

       Freeciv is maintained by an international team of coders and enthusiasts,  and  is  easily
       one of the most fun and addictive network games out there!

       This  is  the  custom  content  installer  program  -  see also freeciv-server(6) freeciv-
       client(6) .

       This program allows users to select and download add-on content ("modpacks")  for  Freeciv
       from  the  Internet,  either from a list maintained by the Freeciv team, or by using a URL
       obtained by other means. It takes care of installing the files in the correct place  under
       the  user's  home  directory for this version of Freeciv; it does not install anything for
       system-wide use.

       This manual page only lists the command line arguments. For details regarding the  options
       when    using   freeciv-modpack   see   the   documentation   at   the   Freeciv   website
       ⟨⟩ as well as the  documentation  which  is  part  of  the  Freeciv


       All  options  have  a short form (single hyphen and single letter) and a long form (double
       hyphen and a complete word); their effects are identical.

       -h, --help
              Prints a short summary of the command line options.

       -i, URL --install URL
              Automatically install modpack from a given URL.

       -L URL, --List URL
              Gets modpack list from given URL, rather than the standard location on the  Freeciv
              team's servers.

       -p directory, --prefix directory
              Installs modpacks under given directory hierarchy.

       -v, --version
              Prints the version number and exits.


       freeciv  modpack  installer  installs  files to the following subdirectories of the user's
       home directory (or another directory specified with --prefix), as appropriate:

       · .freeciv/scenarios/

       · .freeciv/2.5/

       freeciv-mp-cli is version of the modpack installer usable from command line. By default it
       lists  modpacks from the default list or from list specified with --List. One can then run
       it again by giving appropriate URL from the list for --install parameter.


       freeciv modpack installer accepts these environment variables:

       HOME   Specifies the user's home directory.

              Set this variable accordingly when using a proxy.

       LANG  or  LANGUAGE
              Sets the language and locale on some platforms.

       LC_ALL  or  LC_CTYPE
              Similar to LANG (see documentation for your system).

       USER   Specifies the username of the current user.


       Please report bugs to the Freeciv bug tracker ⟨⟩ .


       See the Freeciv homepage ⟨⟩ .

       Updates and new info is first posted there.


       The Freeciv Team <freeciv-dev AT>.


       freeciv-server(6) freeciv-client(6)

                                          May 24th 2014                                FREECIV(6)