How to install texpackhelper
on Kubuntu

texpackhelper

Brenden Davidson (completely-original-idea)

Tools for working with neural network-enhanced video game textures.

texpackhelper is designed to solve a set of issues that come from using neural networks for creating high-resolution video game texture packs from the original game files.

Using neural networks such as waifu2x is becomming a popular way to breath new life into older games by upscaling those textures so that they look much better at higher resolutions. This process isn't perfect, however, and could benefit from additional automation.

Details for texpackhelper

License
GPL-3.0+
Last updated
14 February 2019

Enable snaps on Kubuntu and install texpackhelper

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

If you’re running Kubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) or later, including Kubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) and Kubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish), you don’t need to do anything. Snap is already installed and ready to go.

Versions of Kubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) don’t include snap by default, but snap can be installed from the command line as follows:

Install texpackhelper

To install texpackhelper, simply use the following command:

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