Playdeb – Installing Games in Ubuntu made Easy

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Playdeb, the repository of games for Ubuntu has been launched in 1st september 2008.who package recent games and applications for Ubuntu. With Playdeb, games are easy to install and will be updated when new versions are available.Playdeb includes an APT software repository, and a games list that can be used to install games simply by clicking an install link.

Note:- This is still in beta version after installing these games it might break your system

Add playdeb repository to your existing list use the following procedure

Go to System > Administation > Software Sources.

In the new window select the Third Party Software tab.

Click on Add.

Add the following APT line apt:

deb mirror:// hardy/

Close and Reload your repositories list.

Now to install some game, just go to Synaptic, search the game, select it and install it. It's simple!


The install links in the games list require AptURL, which is standard in Ubuntu since ubuntu gutsy, but Playdeb requires an updated version to be installed.

First you need to download updated AptURL from here

Install using the following command

sudo dpkg -i apturl_0.2.6-0~getdeb0_all.deb

then,you need to download playdeb package from here install the playdeb package (if you'll get a dialog asking you for confirmation, press Y)

Install using the following command

sudo dpkg -i playdeb_0.1-0~getdeb1_all.deb

List of available games

If you want to know list of available games check here

Report ideas, bugs

Playdeb is just starting! If you have an idea, please report it here , or if you found a bug, over here .

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3 Responses

  1. FX2908 says:

    looks nice 🙂

  2. karl says:

    i want this to flourish

  3. jelly says:

    ehre can i luk for d shell script of playdeb..??

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