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Old 12-09-2009, 07:34 PM   #1
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Question Games as .debs


were can you download games as .deb that work with Ubuntu the ones from here http://old.getdeb.net/category.php?id=3 don't work when it comes to installing.
 
Old 12-09-2009, 07:36 PM   #2
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I am geting bored of the games that come with ubuntu o and by the way make sure the games are rated G
 
Old 12-09-2009, 07:37 PM   #3
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or at least most of the games rated G
 
Old 12-18-2009, 01:17 AM   #4
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http://www.happypenguin.org/

later edit: I just noticed you were asking for games packaged as ubuntu packages. Alas, I'm not sure if the aforementioned site has packaged games or not. I think they're mostly source.

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Old 12-29-2009, 05:22 PM   #5
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playdeb has a good choice. I installed lots of games from there when I used ubuntu.
 
Old 12-30-2009, 02:44 AM   #6
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Some ubuntu packaged games here.
 
Old 01-08-2010, 10:59 PM   #7
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Is there any debs that i can install on a computer without internet (what i mean is download them from a windows XP computer and installing them on to Ubuntu 9.10 Computer (thank for all the help
 
Old 01-08-2010, 11:37 PM   #8
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You can use gdebi to install individual packages.
 
Old 01-14-2010, 11:28 PM   #9
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None of the websites above let me download a game as a deb file and copy it over to a USB stick and then plug it in to my ubuntu 9.10 laptop and install them, it there any other site where you can download deb files and carry them over a USB
 
Old 01-14-2010, 11:54 PM   #10
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I Heard they are tar.gz files how have downloaded some How do i install them
 
Old 01-14-2010, 11:57 PM   #11
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I have gone throught the list of tar.gz I have download and now there is a file called tar.bz2
 
Old 01-15-2010, 12:10 AM   #12
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you have to extract it by right clicking it in ubuntu. then do
make and sudo make install
 
Old 01-22-2010, 07:05 PM   #13
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Thanks Andrew but i am still having trouble Linux newbie guide is down so how do i convert a tar.gz into a deb file I think this is the answer to my first question: Games as .debs thanks for all the help O and if I can convert a tar.gz into a deb file can i do it on windows then carry the deb over with a USB
 
Old 01-22-2010, 07:08 PM   #14
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Before a Logoff my website is not really popular it about computer tips and tricks (linux, windows, gaming) I have trouble advertising it so please go to www.computerbomb.webs.com
 
Old 01-23-2010, 04:23 AM   #15
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If you downloaded a game as a tar.gz file, read the readme in the file! It'll tell you how to build it from source/extract it and run it. There's no way to convert it to a .deb, that would be like asking how to convert a .zip file into an .exe file for windows!
 
  


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