Novell had Beneath a Steel Sky in OpenSuse 10.3 for free, why not 11.3?
The floppy version is available from the games repository.
The CD version is available from ScummVM homepage and GOG.
The latest stable version of ScummVM is also available from the games repository.
Why not in the main repo? Well, there are a lot of things that get removed from it… I don’t see a special problem with BOSS.
…and why you write this in a “Development” subforum???
What programming language, what is your programming problem, I do not understand anything.