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Desura is a gaming client that allows users to one click download and install games and game modification.
For more information, visit
Build Desura on Linux
Run ./
In order to make use of multiple CPU cores while compiling, run
./ -j8
which will invoke "make -j8" so the build is speeded up extremely
and takes only 7 mins on a modern machine (intel core i7 2635QM)
"8" will be the number of compile-thread to run at a time.
You can find out the number of cores you have running:
Required dependencies (can be installed by package manager or
c-ares (for ares support in curl)
Optional dependencies (will be built by cmake if not existing):
curl (while building without ares support)
cef is needed from official distribution see #5 and #107
Just copy required libs to install/lib
Finally run Desura using ./
Build Desura on Windows
Download and install:
* TortoiseSvn Make sure to install command line tools
* msysGit
* TortoiseSvn:
* TortoiseGit Make sure to install at least the patch tool
* Windows Sdk 7.1
(If applicable)
* Python 2.7
* SCons (same architecture as python 2.7!)
* CMake 2.8
Note: Make sure you add git to your environment path and also set SVN_PATH to point to the tortise svn path
Open a 32bit cmd.exe with env vars set up by vc or other scripts (so we have a full build environment)
run ./build_desura.bat
Getting Cef Libraries on Linux
Run after building Desura. Make sure you don't disable building the tools.
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