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How To Install SuperTuxKart O.7 In Ubuntu

By Ricky on December 22nd, 2010 

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]


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