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 xenial-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: 1.1.0-1~getdeb1

Linux port with 3D acceleration and TCP protocol!

Available for Ubuntu: 16.04, 16.10, 17.04

Updated: 2016-07-23 21:10:05 | Changes

Version: 0.7.3-1~getdeb1

Extreme Tux Racer, or etracer as it is called for short, is a simple OpenGL racing game featuring Tux, the Linux mascot. The goal of the game is to slide down a snow- and ice-covered mountain as quickly as possible, avoiding the trees and rocks that will slow you down.

Available for Ubuntu: 16.04

Updated: 2016-07-23 19:00:19 | Changes

Version: 0.6.4-1~getdeb1

Trigger is a free 3D rally car racing game. Fun for all the family! Trigger comes with a number of challenges where you have to race several tracks to finish each challenge. When racing a track, you have to reach several locations marked by pulsating rings in sequence. You win a race if you reach the last location in time. Trigger is highly customisable, and it's easy to add new levels and vehicles.

Available for Ubuntu: 16.04

Updated: 2016-05-14 22:30:04 | Changes

Version: 20141020-1~getdeb4~xenial

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

Available for Ubuntu: 16.04, 16.10

Updated: 2016-04-21 03:31:41 | Changes

Version: 2.6-1~getdeb4~xenial

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: 16.04

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