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: 1.0.3-1~getdeb2~vivid

Doom 3 BFG Edition with cleaned up source, Linux and 64 bit Support. The game data from a legal copy of the game is required. Put the base/ directory into the $HOME/.config/rbdoom3bfg directory.

Available for Ubuntu: 15.04

Updated: 2015-10-11 04:20:04 | Changes

Version: 1.4.0-1~getdeb1

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Available for Ubuntu: 14.04, 15.04, 15.10

Updated: 2015-10-11 03:40:08 | Changes

Version: 0.8.1-1~getdeb1

Xonotic is a free (GPL), fast-paced first-person shooter that works on Windows, OS X and Linux. The project is geared towards providing addictive arena shooter gameplay which is all spawned and driven by the community itself. Xonotic is a direct successor of the Nexuiz project with years of development between them, and it aims to become the best possible open-source FPS (first-person-shooter) of its kind.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04, 15.04, 15.10

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

Version: 20150620-1~getdeb1

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

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