How to install Dust Racing 2D game on Ubuntu

Dust Racing 2D is a free open source car racing game for Linux and Windows.This game is built on Qt framework and it uses OpenGL for graphics. This is tile-based 2D top-down car racing game. It comes with easy to use level editor. It is licensed under GNU GPLv3 license. It comes with 3 difficulty settings, 1-2 human players against 11 computer players, split-screen, multiple race tracks, build-in level editor, pit stops and more.

Dust Racing 2D game

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Install Dust Racing 2D game on Ubuntu

Download Dust Racing 2D latest version in .deb package file and save it on your Downloads folder. Here “dustracing2d-2.1.1-Ubuntu-18.04_amd64.deb” is the downloaded file name. You can change below command based on your file name.

Now run below commands in the terminal app.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install ./Downloads/dustracing2d-2.1.1-Ubuntu-18.04_amd64.deb

After the installation, if you get any error running game, then run below commands one by one.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt --fix-broken install

After that open Racing 2D game and Racing 2D level edit from the Show Apps menu from Ubuntu dash dock.

Install Dust Racing 2D via PPA:

You can also install this game via its PPA. You need to add its official PPA on your Ubuntu system to install this game. Open your terminal app in your Ubuntu system, and run the below command to the PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jussi-lind/dustrac

Type your Ubuntu password and press the enter. Then again press the enter key to confirm the PPA addition. then run the below command in terminal and hit the enter.

sudo apt-get update

Then run the below command to install Dust Racing 2D game on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get install dustrac

After the installation of Dust Racing 2D, click the show applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type Dust Racing 2D the search box and click Dust Racing 2D to open it.

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The default controls for player one is UP key for Accelerate, down key for Brake, left arrow key for Turn left and right key for Turn right. Game rule is simple, just come to top 6 in the race and unlock a new track level.

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