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HOWTO: Install and Play the latest versions of Linux Games easily
Now that p0rn sharing is dying (lol), guess we better start making alternative use of Planetsuzy: to communicate with each other. How novel. So my first topic is dedicated to people using Ubuntu and its flavors.
Often, the Synaptic package manager will contain the older versions of games. Sometimes the versions in official repositories are as much as 6-12 months old. If you want to play the latest versions (with all the bug-fixes, improvements et al), you have to usually do a manual install.
This is, in itself, not a complicated process and most popular games contain instructions on how to do so on their website.
But there's an easier way: Playdeb. This is how they describe themselves:
After you follow the simple instructions, the latest game versions should be available in the Synaptic Package Manager. So far, I have installed SuperTuxKart and Warzone 2100, and enjoy the heck out of both of them.