Seem to do this rather often so might as well keep a track of the process:
WORK IN PROGRESS
Things that are in the repositories:
sudo apt-get install libqt4-dev libcal3d12-dev libboost-dev libcppunit-dev libcegui-mk2-dev libfltk1.1-dev libalut-dev libode0-dev plib1.8.4-dev scons python2.50-dev uuid-dev libxxf86vm-dev libncurses5-dev
Game Networking Engine 0.70
OpenAL 1.1 ??
PLIB 1.8.4 -ul -js
Xerces 2.8.0 ?