How to install SuperTux Game on Ubuntu

SuperTux is a a free and open source 2D platformer game for Linux, MacOS and Windows. It is released under open source GPLv3 License. It is jump and run sidescroller type platformer game. In this game you need to control Tux by running, jumping on enemies and throwing objects at enemies to attack them. You can also find and pickup powerups to boost tux and its attack ability. You can play this game by using keyboards and joysticks. you just need jump, duck, right, left, action keys to play this game.

Install SuperTux game on Ubuntu:

SuperTux is available as a Flatpak and AppImage portable package for Ubuntu users.

Install SuperTux via AppImage:

Download the latest version of SuperTux AppImage package on your Ubuntu system from the below download link.

Download SuperTux

Note: Here the downloaded file is “SuperTux_2-v0.6.0.glibc2.14-x86_64.AppImage” and my default download location is “Downloads” folder. you can change the file name and download location in below commands according to yours.

After the successful download, right click on the downloaded .AppImage file and select Properties.Then go to the Permissions tab and check the Allow executing files as program option. After that Open your terminal and type the below command in the terminal and hit enter to navigate Downloads folder.

cd Downloads

Then type the below command and press the enter key. Then type your Ubuntu password.

sudo ./SuperTux_2-v0.6.0.glibc2.14-x86_64.AppImage

Install SuperTux via Flatpak:

If you want to install flatpak apps, then you need to install and setup flatpak on your your Ubuntu system first. follow the below link to install the flatpak on Ubuntu.

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How to install flatpak on ubuntu:

After the installation of flatpak in you Ubuntu, Open your terminal app (Ctrl+Atl+T) and run the below command

flatpak install flathub org.supertuxproject.SuperTux

During the installation press y and enter when it asked to confirm the installation. It will install SuperTux game. you can run SuperTux game by running the below command in terminal.

flatpak run org.supertuxproject.SuperTux
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