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: 0.9.1-1~getdeb2~vivid

SuperTuxKart is a Free 3d kart racing game; we want to make the game fun more than we want to make it realistic. You can play with up to 4 friends on one PC, racing against each other or just try to beat the computer. See the great lighthouse or drive through the sand and visit the pyramids. Race underground or in space, watching the stars passing by. Have some rest under the palms on the beach. But don't eat the bananas! Watch for bowling balls, plungers, bubble gum and cakes thrown by opponents.

Available for Ubuntu: 15.04, 15.10

Updated: 2015-10-19 20:01:23 | Changes

Version: 2.6-1~getdeb2~vivid

Rally game with Stunt elements, based on VDrift and OGRE. The game features 153 tracks in 24 sceneries, 19 cars and a Track Editor. It focuses on closed rally tracks with possible stunt elements (jumps, loops, pipes).

Available for Ubuntu: 15.04

Updated: 2015-09-22 19:41:43 | Changes

Version: 20141020-1~getdeb2~utopic

VDrift is a cross-platform, open source driving simulation made with drift racing in mind.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.10, 15.04

Updated: 2014-11-19 22:51:47 | Changes

Version: 0.0.320-1~getdeb3~utopic

Racer aims to be an interesting open source racing game, inspired by (but not a clone of) the F-Zero series.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.10, 15.04

Updated: 2014-10-28 21:10:06 | Changes

Version: 2.1.0-1~getdeb1

Speed Dreams is a fork of the famous open racing car simulator TORCS, aiming to implement exciting new features, cars, tracks and AI opponents to make a more enjoyable game for the player, as well as constantly improving visual and physics realism.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.10, 15.04

Updated: 2014-07-22 19:10:02 | Changes