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Installing Lucas Chess on Linux from the latest sources in two easy steps

First step

Check that git is installed. 

git --version

If it is not, then:

sudo apt-get install git  (for Debian/Ubuntu based systems)
sudo yum install git (for RedHat/CentOS/Fedora based systems)

Second step

Download the script:

And launch it from a terminal.

The whole installation is created in the ~/lucaschess folder, and there the program launcher and an update script are created:

cd ~/lucaschess



  1. In version R.2.12c every time touch the menu, selecting best stockfish version for your CPU. how to disable this. also save engine log... working... is freezing. how to fix it. i am using pc with intel dual core processer

    1. It is a one-time process and saves the result. If it failed to save the result, it could be a file permissions problem, if the program has not been installed for a user. If this is not the case, another possibility is that the program was not able to launch any version of stockfish. I haven't tried the 32 bit ones, could it be that your operating system is 32 bit?

    2. It is easier for me if you write to me directly at lukasmonk at gmail.


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