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How To Install SuperTuxKart O.7 In Ubuntu

By on December 22nd, 2010 
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SuperTuxKart is one of the most well known games for Linux. It is an arcade racing game which originally started out as a fork of TuxKart.

Yesterday, a new version of the game was released - SuperTuxKart 0.7. SuperTuxKart 0.7 has a number of new features which includes:

  • new GUI
  • kart and track animations
  • new and improved tracks, karts, and items
  • shortcut/alternative way support for tracks
  • Asian fonts
  • many many bugfixes

How To Install SuperTuxKart 0.7 In Ubuntu 10.04 and Ubuntu 10.10

A PPA is available for the game. So installation is very easy, just open the terminal and execute the following commands:

(You might want to check out this video before installing.)

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stk/dev

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install supertuxkart

After installation, the game will be found at Applications > Games > Supertuxkart.

If you are interested in Linux games, you might also want to check out Caster as well.

[source: SuperTuxKart Development Blog via OMG!UBUNTU]

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How To Install SuperTuxKart O.7 In Ubuntu was originally published on Digitizor.com on December 22, 2010 - 8:21 pm (Indian Standard Time)