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: 1:2017.1.2-1~getdeb2~yakkety

Flight Gear is a free and highly sophisticated flight simulator.

Available for Ubuntu: 16.10

Updated: 2017-03-02 23:30:13 | Changes

Version: 0.3-1~getdeb2~yakkety

Syndicate Wars Port is a port of the 1996 DOS game Syndicate Wars to modern operating systems. In particular, it runs on GNU, Mac OS and Windows, but it should also work on any system supported by the SDL library on the i386 architecture.

Available for Ubuntu: 16.10

Updated: 2016-10-27 18:50:03 | Changes

Version: 91.5-1~getdeb1

The Powder Toy is a desktop version of the classic 'falling sand' physics sandbox game, it simulates air pressure and velocity as well as heat!

Available for Ubuntu: 16.04, 16.10

Updated: 2016-07-29 07:00:05 | Changes

Version: 1.1-1~getdeb1

Galaxy is a free Linux computer program which simulates the motion of stars under the influence of gravity. Create a field of random stars to begin with, then watch the stars move as they are accelerated by their mutual gravitational attractions. You can vary the number of stars and the strength of gravity. Watch how the attractive forces accelerate individual stars and send them careening in new directions. Watch how large groups of stars develop into interesting patterns over time.

Available for Ubuntu: 14.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10

Updated: 2016-02-05 21:50:06 | Changes

Version: 0.3.9+git140522-1~getdeb2~wily

Danger from the Deep (known as dangerdeep or DftD) is a free (as in free speech), Open Source World War II German submarine simulator. The program and source code is available under the GPL license and most of the artwork/data is released under a Creative Commons license (Attribution/NonCommercial/Non-Derivative works).

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