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Article ImageIf you try and play Superfrog HD on Linux, you may find nothing happens at all. Not a good start. Trying to run it from the terminal will give you this horrible output:

*** stack smashing detected ***: bin/Superfrog terminated ======= Backtrace: ========= /usr/lib32/[0x4ad292fa] /usr/lib32/[0x4adbd5c7] /usr/lib32/[0x4adbd588] bin/Superfrog[0x811bede] bin/Superfrog[0x804cca7] /usr/lib32/[0x4acd7366] bin/Superfrog[0x804d01d] ======= Memory map: ======== 08048000-08182000 r-xp 00000000 00:23 31674295 /home/arcade/Games/Superfrog/bin/Superfrog ...

Well that doesn't look good at all. Luckily, the fix is very simple. You need to force your machine to run the game without using your own language/locale. To do that, simply open up in your favourite text editor (you'll find this file in the root of Superfrog's installation folder) and add these two lines below the /bin/bash entry at the top...

export LC_ALL=C export LANG=C

Once you've done that, the file should look like this:

#!/bin/bash export LC_ALL=C export LANG=C export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:"Steam" chmod a+x bin/Superfrog bin/Superfrog

Ta-da. You've fixed the game. Who knows why Team 17 couldn't do this themselves, but the game has been pulled from sale so I assume there were more than a few complaints about different issues.

The game should now start without any further problems.


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