Use the following instructions:

  1. Install the repository in one of the following ways:

    1. Install the playdeb package.

    2. Or configure the repository manually:

      Go to System-Administration-Software Sources, Third-Party Software tab, Add:

      deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu natty-getdeb games

      Add the repository GPG key, open a terminal window and type:

      wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
  2. Click the "Install this now" button below the screenshot of the desired game.

  3. If you are using Kubuntu please check bug 476853.

  4. If the game cannot be found, run this command and try again:

    sudo apt-get update
  5. If you want to uninstall the PlayDeb repository run this command:

    sudo apt-get remove playdeb
  6. If you get a blank page when installing you need to configure apturl in your browser.

    In Firefox you need to change the setting also in Preferences->Applications
    Link the apt protocol to /usr/bin/apturl there.

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Version: 0.80.07-1~getdeb1

SpaceZero is a 2D space combat, multiplayer (two players by now) net game. The objective is to conquest the space, defeating all enemies. At starting point you have only one ship and one planet, but you have money to buy more ships to conquest more planets. All the ships can be controlled by the computer (automatic mode) or by the player (manual mode). You can easily change among your ships controlling all of them independly.

Available for Ubuntu: 11.04

Updated: 2011-10-05 18:38:20 | Changes

Version: 0.6.6-1~getdeb1

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Available for Ubuntu: 11.04

Updated: 2011-10-05 17:32:08 | Changes

Version: 0.5.0-1~getdeb1

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Available for Ubuntu: 11.04

Updated: 2011-10-04 20:17:52 | Changes

Version: 1:1.1.10.2-1~getdeb1

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