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 vivid-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: 0.23-1~getdeb2

Qt4 client for the NetMauMau server. It offers a complete playable client for playing against other players or AI opponents over the network. It can start a local server if installed and supports a list of multiple servers.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04, 15.04

Updated: 2015-08-30 17:40:06 | Changes

Version: 0.8.1-1~getdeb1

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Available for Ubuntu: 14.04, 15.04

Updated: 2015-08-28 22:23:57 | Changes

Version: 0.226-1~getdeb2~vivid

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Available for Ubuntu: 15.04

Updated: 2015-08-28 21:30:10 | Changes

Version: 1.14.0-1~getdeb1

pyfa is the Python Fitting Assistant, a standalone application to create fittings for the EVE-Online SciFi MMORPG.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04, 15.04

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Version: 1.8.0.7a-1~getdeb1

TripleA is a turn based strategy game engine.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04, 15.04

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