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: 1.1.0-1~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: 2.2.1-1~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: 15.10, 14.04, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04

Updated: 2016-04-19 21:00:13 | Changes

Version: 0.702-1~getdeb2~saucy

Tile Racer is a freeware 3D stunt racing game which features realistic car physics and an in game track editor to create new maps to race on. At the moment the players are able to race for the best lap time but a hotseat splitscreen mode and an AI enemy to race against are in the works.

Available for Ubuntu: 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04

Updated: 2013-10-15 19:10:12 | Changes

Version: 1.1.64-1~getdeb2~raring

A computer game with racing cars. The game is in 2D. Offeres several tracks and different cars. Also career is available.

Available for Ubuntu: 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04

Updated: 2013-05-08 20:01:53 | Changes

Version: 1.0.1269-1~getdeb2

The game is divided in 6 stages. In every stage, the goal is to reach the checkpoint before your car runs out of fuel. Easy? It may sound like it, but there are many obstacles between your car and the checkpoints!

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