How to install UE4 on ubuntu ?

I canot find any UE4 file from github/epicgame (
What is Third-Party Libraries ?
How to install ?

ubuntu 16.04 desktop


Here are the article with instructions: Building On Linux
My experience is that it may take over an hour to compile the engine.

Hi Samsim,

Do you solve that problem? I have exactly the same issue …

–Fred Gomes


Source: Unreal Engine 4 on GitHub - Unreal Engine

  1. Create your epicgame account
  2. Create your github account.
  3. Edit your epicgame profile and connect to your github (input your github username)
  4. Go to your github page and accept the invitation.
  5. Then you will have full view of the files.

I have a error with clang-3.5 package, the error is:
The clang-3.8 package is not available, this may mean that the package is missing, obsolete or only available from some other source.
I using Ubuntu 18.04. How I can to fix this??

you have a lot of luck, you, you can download the code, now it’s removed…

To me the compiling was the longest part. It took more than three hours on a quad core i3 laptop. Everything went well, but the compiled UE4Editor did not start. I restarted my laptop and I tried to start the UE4Editor again from Engine/Binaries/Linux/Linux directory. No luck. Is there anything else I have to do to make it work?

first setup UE4 account. Then you can download the source from GitHub. Then select the branch you want to download. After selecting the branch you want to download, click Clone or download, which is located on the right side of the page. Click Download ZIP to download the Unreal Engine source code. Finally, decompress UnrealEngine-(branch_name).zip onto your hard disk.


its failing even when trying to connect github connect >>
V2 csrf token refreshed
DevTools failed to load SourceMap: Could not load content for HTTP error: status code 404, net::ERR_HTTP_RESPONSE_CODE_FAILURE

no it’s not, because if you actually follow the instructions and link your github with your epic games account, you will suddenly see the content :wink: