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 yakkety-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: 2.4.0-1~getdeb1

This is a Doom source port based on ZDoom. It features an OpenGL renderer and lots of new features, among them: - 3D floors - Dynamic lights - Quake2/Unreal style skyboxes - True color texture support - Model support (limited at the moment)

Available for Ubuntu: 16.04, 16.10

Updated: 2017-03-20 18:20:10 | Changes

Version: 0.95-1~getdeb1

vkQuake serves as a Vulkan demo application that shows basic usage of the API. For example it demonstrates render passes and sub passes, pipeline barriers, CPU/GPU parallelism and memory pooling. It is also meant as a port, which is as authentic to the original as possible. It is compatible with all mods that run on QuakeSpasm like In The Shadows or Arcane Dimensions.

Available for Ubuntu: 16.10

Updated: 2017-03-14 18:40:03 | Changes

Version: 1:4.3.2-1~getdeb1

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Available for Ubuntu: 16.04, 16.10

Updated: 2017-02-05 19:55:08 | Changes

Version: 1.5.8-1~getdeb1

A single-player and multi-player first-person ego-shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, with a general theme of agility in a variety of environments.

Available for Ubuntu: 16.04, 16.10

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Version: 0.0.0+git161113-1~getdeb2~yakkety

Doom64EX is a reverse-engineering project aimed to recreate Doom64 as close as possible with additional modding features.

Available for Ubuntu: 16.10

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