BCS Install Unreal Engine 4 on Linux Mint

This article explains an installation process for the Unreal Engine after the source code is downloaded to its target location.

The first script to execute is Setup.sh. As the name implies this script will check dependencies and install the application.

./Setup.sh

The second script to execute is the GenerateProjectFiles.sh. As its name implies project file will be setup for the Mint environment.

./GenerateProjectFiles.sh

Each process may be quite lengthy in execution time.  The speed of your machine and the Internet connection determine the actual length execution.

Now we are ready to make all the associated executables.

make -j4 ShaderCompileWorker UnrealLightmass UnrealPak UE4Editor

We are now ready to execute the unreal editor.

cd /home/ure/Desktop/UnrealEngine-release/Engine/Binaries/Linux
 
./UE4Editor

 
Mr. Arch Brooks, Software Engineer, Brooks Computing Systems, LLC authored this article.