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Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04,Ninth Edition by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke

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Ubuntu Gaming

A small number of games come installed by default with standard desktop Ubuntu, mostly simple things to divert your attention for a few minutes between tasks, games such as solitaire or sudoku (Figure 8.1). These are easy to try out and learn, and you might find them enjoyable.

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FIGURE 8.1 Games installed by default in Ubuntu.

Most of us who enjoy games will want to find something more. Thankfully, games for Linux do not stop there—several popular games have native Linux support. We discuss a small number of our favorites here.

Emulators enable you to play classic games, such as the LucasArts ScummVM games like Secret of Monkey ...

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