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: 2.1.4-1~getdeb2~wily

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Available for Ubuntu: 15.10, 16.04

Updated: 2016-04-10 22:00:05 | Changes

Version: 0.3-1~getdeb1

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: 14.04, 15.10, 16.04

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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

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Version: 3.19.92-1~getdeb1

2048 clone for GNOME

Available for Ubuntu: 15.10, 16.04

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Witch Blast is a free roguelite dungeon crawl shooter heavily inspired from Binding Of Isaac. The player plays as a novice magician in a dungeon who is trying to get as far as he can, using various items he can find to defeat the inhabitants of the dungeon.

Available for Ubuntu: 15.10, 16.04

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