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 precise-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: 0.9.20.5-1~getdeb1

Each player controls a team of several hedgehogs. During the course of the game, players take turns with one of their hedgehogs. They then use whatever tools and weapons are available to attack and kill the opponents' hedgehogs, thereby winning the game. Hedgehogs may move around the terrain in a variety of ways, normally by walking and jumping but also by using particular tools such as the "Rope" or "Parachute", to move to otherwise inaccessible areas.

Available for Ubuntu: 13.10, 12.04

Updated: 2014-02-16 21:30:46 | Changes

Version: 3.6.0-1~getdeb1

Paintown is a 2D fighting game in the same style as Double Dragon and TMNT. Paintown is very extensible and comes with editors to help design new levels and animations.

Available for Ubuntu: 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04

Updated: 2013-03-30 13:13:27 | Changes

Version: 0.1.1-1~getdeb2

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Available for Ubuntu: 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10

Updated: 2013-03-08 20:31:00 | Changes

Version: 1.0.1-1~getdeb1

In a fictional world of the future the infamous super villain Dr. Lacroix schemes to seize world supremacy with his army of robots. You take the role of Nikki and try to cross those evil plans on behalf of a secret organization. Your quest will take you to various locations: from futuristic metropolises to submarine facilities, floating islands, and even as far as orbital space.

Available for Ubuntu: 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04

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Version: 1:1.3.0-1~getdeb1

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