Battle for Wesnoth 1.14.12 Released! [How to Install]

Battle for Wesnoth 1.14.12 was released a day ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and Ubuntu 20.04.

Wesnoth 1.14.12 comes with many bug-fixes to campaigns, including fixes to Descent into Darkness, Heir to the Throne, Northern Rebirth, Son of the Black Eye, and Under the Burning Suns.

There are also language updates, stability and add-on improvements, and miscellaneous bug fixes.

How to Install Battle for Wesnoth in Ubuntu:

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal, then run following commands one by one.

1. First run command to make sure Flatpak framework is installed:

sudo apt install flatpak


2. Add the official Flathub repository which contains a large list of Flatpak packages.

flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub


3. Finally install the game via command:

flatpak install flathub org.wesnoth.Wesnoth


If you already installed the flatpak and want to check for updates, run command:

flatpak update org.wesnoth.Wesnoth

NOTE: If you also installed Wesnoth from Ubuntu Software, you will have two application shortcut icons as the flatpak runs in sandbox. Besides removing the old stock version, you may run Wesnoth flatpak via command:

flatpak run org.wesnoth.Wesnoth


To remove the software package, run command in terminal:

flatpak uninstall org.wesnoth.Wesnoth

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ml is a part time stay-at-home dad who've been using Ubuntu Desktop for a few years. He writes in the free time and wishes to share some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers.

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