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: 0.2.1-1~getdeb2~vivid

irrlamb is a 3D game that probably involves a lot of physics and frustrating gameplay.

Available for Ubuntu: 15.04

Updated: 2015-10-03 13:50:04 | Changes

Version: 0.0.0.0+20150920-1~getdeb1

BOFH is a top-down shooter that takes place in a school. You're a mean administrator and have to shoot bad guys, take their weapons and disarm bombs attached to server stacks by finding notes that tell you in what order to cut the wires!

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04

Updated: 2015-09-20 14:50:09 | Changes

Version: 0.4.3-1~getdeb4~vivid

In this game the player should help a girl by name of Violet to struggle with hordes of monsters. For this purpose the various weapon, and also the special abilities of the heroine which are opening with experience can be used. In game there are elements of RPG in the form of strength-agility-vitality and derivatives. Also there is an unique feature: dynamic change of day and night.

Available for Ubuntu: 15.04

Updated: 2015-04-21 22:50:04 | Changes

Version: 0.5.8-1~getdeb1

C-Dogs SDL is a classic overhead run-and-gun game, supporting up to 4 players in co-op and deathmatch modes. Customize your player, choose from up to 11 weapons, and try the dozens of user-created campaigns. Have fun!

Available for Ubuntu: 14.10, 15.04

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Version: 0.12.1-1~getdeb2~trusty

Arulco had been a nice, prospering country until... well, until Deidranna took over. After framing her husband prince Enrico Chivaldori for killing the monarch she ruled the country with an iron fist. Genocide, poverty and ruthless murder is common these days. Enrico Chivaldori gives his last dollars to a shadowy figure to gather a team of mercenaries to free his country. The config file is ~/.ja2/ja2.ini .

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04

Updated: 2014-05-03 20:10:04 | Changes