5 Top Free Games for Ubuntu Linux
Free Games for Linux
SimpleSysAdmin.info. Ubuntu is one of the popular linux and because of that there are many good games that available for Ubuntu Linux Platform. Even these games are free and unusual (I mean runs on windows) but they really entertaining and fun to play.
These free games for Ubuntu can cover almost all game genres. From car racing, first person shooter (fps) to Real-Time Strategy game. But in this article we will bring the 5 top free games on Ubuntu Linux.
Linux have racing games, and SuperTuxtKart is one of the best. This game work perfectly on Ubuntu. SuperTuxKart (STK) has quite good graphics and many tracks that you can choose.
The latest version of STK is SuperTuxKart 0.9.3. STK is very fun but STK does not have multiplayer option. The great news is STK is available on android.
You can use this link to download the game :
Or you can install on your Ubuntu machine with command :
# sudo apt-get install supertuxkart
- Speed Dreams
Before you playing Speed Dreams, I suggest you play Torcs first. Because Speed Dreams is a subsidiary of that Torcs. Speed Dreams offer more features, cars, tracks and also AI oppenents to produce more enjoyable game for player.
Use this link to download the game :
Maybe you want to install on your Ubuntu, using these command :
# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:speed-dreams/ppa
# sudo apt-get update
# sudo apt-get install speed-dreams
- Open Arena
Open Arena (OA) is a free fps game that enable multiplayer games. OA is a clone game from Quake III Arena. OA offer more gametypes, such as the Traditional Deathmatch, Capture The Flag, Domination, Overload, Harvester, and more.
OA can be play offline or online and also user able to run their own LAN or internet server. Official OpenArena is cross-platform tha release for Windows, Linux and Mac binaries.
To install OA on your machine use this :
# sudo apt-get install openarena
- Cube 2 : Sauerbraten
Cube 2: Sauerbraten is a free multiplayer and also singleplayer fps game, the next generation of Cube FPS. Like it’s predecessor, Cube 2: Sauerbraten designed to be fun game, old school deathmatch gameplay.
To install this game, you should download the installer and then extract it :
- 0 A.D.
Did you familiar with game “Age of Empires? Well, 0 A.D is the “Age of Empires” for Linux. 0 A.D is cross-platform game that can be installed on any OS.
If you want to install it on your Ubuntu system :
# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wfg/0ad
#sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install 0ad