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 zesty-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: 1.5.0-1~getdeb1

Terasology is a game that pays ample tribute to Minecraft in initial look and origin, but stakes out its own niche by aiming for the NPC-helper and caretaker focus from such games as Dwarf Fortress and Dungeon Keeper, while striving for added depth and sophistication.

Available for Ubuntu: 16.04, 17.04

Updated: 2017-09-04 18:30:17 | Changes

Version: 2.2.0-1~getdeb2

Sudoku generator/solver/analyzer written in Java (English and German). Lots of human style techniques (singles, subsets, LCs, fish, wings, uniqueness, coloring, chains, ALS), powerful analyzer (manage multiple solutions for one sudoku).

Available for Ubuntu: 16.04, 16.10, 17.04

Updated: 2016-11-27 00:40:02 | Changes

Version: 0.0.5-1~getdeb2~yakkety

Pushover is a fun puzzle game originally published by Ocean in 1992. In this game you control an ant that can walk along platforms that are connected with ladders. On those platforms are dominos that need to fall according to some rules.

Available for Ubuntu: 16.10, 17.04

Updated: 2016-10-27 17:40:07 | Changes

Version: 0.9.2-1~getdeb1

Falling blocks puzzle game.

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

Updated: 2015-09-19 02:30:11 | Changes

Version: 0.23-1~getdeb2

Qt4 client for the NetMauMau server. It offers a complete playable client for playing against other players or AI opponents over the network. It can start a local server if installed and supports a list of multiple servers.

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

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