alienblaster - Classic 2D shoot 'em up

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name alienblaster
Package version 1.1.0
Package release 8
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 673 B
Download size 166.56 KB
Official Mirror
Your mission is simple: Stop the invasion of the aliens and blast them!
Alien Blaster is a classic 2D shoot 'em up featuring lots of different
weapons, special items, aliens to blast and a big bad boss.
It supports both a single player mode and a cooperative two player mode
for two persons playing on one computer.


Package Version Architecture Repository
alienblaster_1.1.0-8_i386.deb 1.1.0 i386 Debian Main
alienblaster - - -


Name Value
alienblaster-data -
libc6 >= 2.14
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libsdl-mixer1.2 -
libsdl1.2debian >= 1.2.11
libstdc++6 >= 4.4.0


Type URL
Binary Package alienblaster_1.1.0-8_amd64.deb
Source Package alienblaster

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install alienblaster deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install alienblaster




2013-06-02 - Barry deFreese <>
alienblaster (1.1.0-8) unstable; urgency=low
[ Gonéri Le Bouder ]
* Remove myself from Uploaders.
[ Barry deFreese ]
* Bump debhelper depends and compat to 9.
* Add misc:Depends to -data package for debhelper.
* Bump Standards Version to 3.9.4.
[ Markus Koschany ]
* debian/control:
- Add Suggests: alienblaster to alienblaster-data.
- Add build-dep on imagemagick.
- Use canonical VCS-URI.
* debian/rules:
- Build with --parallel.
- Build with hardening=+all.
* Add alienblaster.png and alienblaster.xpm icons for application menus by
converting existing .bmp images with imagemagick at build time.
* debian/patches:
- Drop patches 01-03 fix-datapaths patches. Do not change the path to the
game data directory anymore. Instead use a shell wrapper script to fix
the issue. All configuration files are now available in
~./alienblaster/cfg, hence users can edit and update the keyboard
configuration again. Thanks Hans de Goede for the hint. (Closes: #476635)
- Enable hardening with add-hardening-support.patch.
* Drop all .dirs files. They are no longer necessary.
* Update debian/copyright to copyright format 1.0.
* alienblaster.desktop: Add keywords.
* Rename menu to, add a longtitle and
icon field.
2011-07-24 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
alienblaster (1.1.0-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix build with --as-needed. Patch by Julian Taylor, thanks.
(Closes: #632093)
2011-07-13 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
alienblaster (1.1.0-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Minimise rules with dh
2011-05-04 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
alienblaster (1.1.0-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to source format 3
* Update standards version (no changes necessary)	
2009-02-12 - Gonéri Le Bouder <>
alienblaster (1.1.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Install the manpage only in alienblaster (Closes: #514403) 
+ add alienblaster.manpages
* Add Vcs-{Svn,Browser} fields 
* Drop the DM-Upload-Allowed: yes, all the uploader are DD now 
* Drop some dh-make template comment from debian/rules
* Add myself in Uploaders:
2009-02-06 - Barry deFreese <>
alienblaster (1.1.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Ansgar Burchardt ]
* debian/control: Add Homepage field
[ Barry deFreese ]
* Add myself to uploaders.
* Add descriptions to quilt patches.
* Change (c) to (C) in debian/copyright.
* Install simple man page. (Closes: #490232).
+ Thanks to Mike Ayers for the man page!
* Add and install desktop file. (Closes: #502621).
+ Add dh_desktop call.
* Bump Standards Version to 3.8.0. (No changes needed).
2008-05-01 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
alienblaster (1.1.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Barry deFreese ]
* Remove () from Authors.
* Menu policy transition. Games/Arcade to Games/Action.
* Remove unneeded dirs file and dh_installdirs calls.
* Remove src/Makefile.dep in clean target.
[ Moritz Muehlenhoff ]
* Fix handling of arcade mode highscore (Closes: #476636)
2008-03-26 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
alienblaster (1.1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release

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