Oct 24

How to compile mame 0.150 in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

mame-arcade-cabinet-sticker-700x700With the following instructions you should be able to compile Mame on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander. It should also work in any other version of Ubuntu too.

  1. Download the latest source from http://mamedev.org/release.html Grab MAME and MESS 0.150 sources in ZIP format (all platforms)
  2. Unzip the file, and then unzip that file. Place it anywhere you like.

    mkdir mame
    unzip mame_source.zip
    unzip mame.zip -d mame
    rm mame.zip

  3. Next we install all the libraries and dependencies necessary to build mame.

    sudo apt-get install build-essential libgtk2.0-dev libgnome2-dev libsdl1.2-dev libqt4-dev libqt4-gui libsdl-ttf2.0-dev

  4. Finally, lets get to building it.

    cd mame
    make