Package Details: dolphin-emu-faster-melee 5.9-1

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Package Base: dolphin-emu-faster-melee
Description: The FasterMelee NetPlay build of the Dolphin Emulator
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Keywords: dolphin melee netplay smash
Licenses: GPL
Submitter: pyamsoft
Maintainer: None
Last Packager: c-er
Votes: 6
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2016-10-19 07:24 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2019-03-15 20:04 (UTC)

Latest Comments

n8jadams commented on 2021-08-25 14:08 (UTC)

I needed to install gtk2 to get this to build correctly. Please consider the changes that @blue995 suggested as well as adding gtk2 as a dependency.

blue995 commented on 2019-08-09 14:36 (UTC) (edited on 2019-08-09 14:41 (UTC) by blue995)

So if you try to execute dolphin-emu-faster-melee and you receive the message #!/bin/sh /usr/share/dolphin-emu-faster-melee/dolphin-emu "$@": No such file or directory it's because of a false startup script at /usr/bin/dolphin-emu-faster-melee

First of all, you should create a user directory so that FM can save your settings. To do this execute these commands (Thanks to @awesome8x):

mkdir ~/.local/share/dolphin-emu-faster-melee
cp -r /usr/share/dolphin-emu-faster-melee/User/* ~/.local/share/dolphin-emu-faster-melee

To resolve the issue with the startup script you have to change it like this:

/usr/share/dolphin-emu-faster-melee/dolphin-emu -u ~/.local/share/dolphin-emu-faster-melee "$@"

After these changes everything should work as expected. Maybe the maintainer can consider to apply these fixes to the PKGBUILD

sh0gunai commented on 2018-07-21 22:09 (UTC)

This isn't working anymore, the github folder layout changed and no longer exists, and has been move to

It's still possible to install 5.8.7 or 5.9 with the command [sh -c "$(curl -Ls"] though.

jumper149 commented on 2018-04-12 16:59 (UTC) (edited on 2018-04-12 17:08 (UTC) by jumper149)

Since today Im getting the following error when starting dolphin-emu-faster-melee.

/usr/share/dolphin-emu-faster-melee/dolphin-emu: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I tried to downgrade miniupnpc but it says it breaks dependency.

Edit: Found the problem. dolphin-emu (from official repos) required the newer miniupnpc. Uninstalled dolphin-emu to fix it.

awesome8x commented on 2018-04-09 00:46 (UTC) (edited on 2018-04-09 00:54 (UTC) by awesome8x)

To fix the issue with saving settings, run these commands:

mkdir ~/.local/share/dolphin-emu-faster-melee

cp -r /usr/share/dolphin-emu-faster-melee/User/* ~/.local/share/dolphin-emu-faster-melee

Then from now on, launch with this command:

dolphin-emu-faster-melee -u ~/.local/share/dolphin-emu-faster-melee

flurb commented on 2018-03-25 22:11 (UTC)

5.9b of FasterMelee is out, updating install scripts now.

xteixeira commented on 2018-03-06 00:44 (UTC)

It seems like this package doesn't set up user config directories correctly, you're not able to save any settings (such as controller configurations).

Also, for some reason it doesn't create a .desktop shortcut.

flurb commented on 2017-12-12 08:47 (UTC) (edited on 2017-12-21 01:26 (UTC) by flurb)

updated to 5.8.7 using the script @ccl2of4 mentioned

ccl2of4 commented on 2017-10-16 04:35 (UTC)

At this point if anyone wants to play netplay it's probably easiest to just use

pyamsoft commented on 2017-07-14 02:04 (UTC)

Unfortunately, I no longer have time to reliably maintain this PKGBUILD, and will be orphaning it. It appears that there are other members in the community who are more capable than I at maintaining the PKGBUILD with the latest faster-melee builds. Anyone who wishes to take over maintainance may do so, thanks.

oorsa commented on 2017-05-26 02:03 (UTC)

I believe the upgrade might be missing some new .ini files. When I right click>Properties>Gecko Codes, the entries differ from the ones I should get according to the Anther's Ladder guide: (see the picture under "FM5 Netplay Safe Kill Music Code"). Indeed, the file GALE01r2.ini in this package is different from the one in the "official" Linux Faster Melee Installer ( ).

ccl2of4 commented on 2017-05-23 02:32 (UTC) (edited on 2017-05-23 02:39 (UTC) by ccl2of4)

All you need to get 5.0.3 working is to change the commit in the PKGBUILD to d462ca38724db65d7f92f3edbd16b6657291e420 Also the patch file is no longer required for compilation so that should be removed as well. The GitHub link I posted earlier has an updated PKGBUILD now for anyone who's impatient.

rawspeed commented on 2017-05-21 19:53 (UTC)

Can you please update this for FM 5.0.3?

thejacer87 commented on 2017-03-27 05:57 (UTC)

thanks @ccl2of4, keep up the good work

thejacer87 commented on 2017-03-27 05:57 (UTC)

thanks @ccl2of4, keep up the good work

ccl2of4 commented on 2017-03-26 17:52 (UTC)

Also I want to add, here is the upstream pull request from dolphin that I used to create my patch file:

ccl2of4 commented on 2017-03-26 17:23 (UTC)

@thejacer87 Until this is fixed here, you can try using my PKGBUILD instead as I have just updated mine: @pyamsoft Here is what is needed to fix this compiler error:

thejacer87 commented on 2017-03-26 04:51 (UTC)

get this error while building: [ 26%] Building CXX object Source/Core/VideoBackends/OGL/CMakeFiles/videoogl.dir/RasterFont.cpp.o In file included from /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/6.3.1/include-fixed/limits.h:168:0, from /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/6.3.1/include-fixed/syslimits.h:7, from /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/6.3.1/include-fixed/limits.h:34, from /tmp/pamac-build-thejacer87/dolphin-emu-faster-melee/src/dolphin-emu-faster-melee/build/Source/CMakeFiles/pch.dir/pch.h:35, from <command-line>:0: /tmp/pamac-build-thejacer87/dolphin-emu-faster-melee/src/dolphin-emu-faster-melee/Source/Core/VideoBackends/OGL/RasterFont.cpp:18:18: error: expected unqualified-id before numeric constant static const int CHAR_WIDTH = 8; ^ make[2]: *** [Source/Core/VideoBackends/OGL/CMakeFiles/videoogl.dir/build.make:264: Source/Core/VideoBackends/OGL/CMakeFiles/videoogl.dir/RasterFont.cpp.o] Error 1 make[1]: *** [CMakeFiles/Makefile2:1140: Source/Core/VideoBackends/OGL/CMakeFiles/videoogl.dir/all] Error 2 make: *** [Makefile:161: all] Error 2 the faster melee guys patched their build on github:

Purplepanda commented on 2017-01-03 00:37 (UTC)

@ccl2of4 Thanks, these worked great for me.

ccl2of4 commented on 2016-12-29 07:18 (UTC) (edited on 2016-12-29 07:27 (UTC) by ccl2of4)

Also I may be wrong but I think your GALE01.ini should actually be this [Gecko_Enabled] $Faster Melee Netplay Settings $60FPS + 4X VRH [Core] HalfAudioRate = False VideoRate = 4 Those are the settings I've been running with in order to successfully play Netplay Edit: I see you used to have it like this and changed it to add Widescreen. I'm not sure if the widescreen setting works or not, haven't tried it myself

ccl2of4 commented on 2016-12-29 07:08 (UTC) (edited on 2016-12-29 07:23 (UTC) by ccl2of4)

Hi. I was having some issues/uncertainties with the Gecko codes installation. I did some research and think I figured out what's going on. I believe you have a small error in your `faster-melee.install`. You wrote: Make sure you install the GALE01.ini config file into: ${HOME}/.local/share/dolphin-emu/GameSettings/GALE01.ini However, I think this is actually what it should say: Make sure you install the GALE01.ini config file into: ${HOME}/.dolphin-emu/GameSettings/GALE01.ini Please refer to this section of the README straight from dolphin-emu (upstream) Also, as an alternative to copying the config files (GALE01.ini, etc.) over to that directory, I'd like to point out that users can perform the following actions in the GUI to achieve the same thing: Right click Melee ISO -> properties -> Gecko Codes. Check "Faster Melee Netplay Settings" and "60FPS + 4X VRH", and unselect everything else. Right click on Melee ISO -> properties -> GameConfig. Uncheck "Half Audio Rate". Click "Video Rate Hack" so it says "4x". Either way, it would be nice if this part didn't have to be done manually but I'm not quite sure how to do that atm.

ccl2of4 commented on 2016-12-27 07:47 (UTC)

@Purplepanda Here are my PKGBUILDs for installing multiple versions of dolphin side-by-side

Purplepanda commented on 2016-11-25 03:00 (UTC) (edited on 2017-01-02 21:48 (UTC) by Purplepanda)

Hello, thank you for the pkgbuild, but is there no way to have dolphin-emu-faster-melee, AND dolphin-emu-git-netplay? Thanks. Edit, I found the answer in the pkgbuild. Edit Edit: holy grammar :(