How to Install SuperTuxKart on Ubuntu

SuperTuxKart is a is a free 3D open-source arcade kart racing video game fow Linux, Windows, Mac and Android. It is released under GPLv3+ license.It comes with mascots of various open-source projects as characters and several tracks and modes.Currently it supports single player or local multiplayer mode and Online multiplayer is still in development. It also comes with built-in recorder that can save MJPEG, VP8, VP9, or H.264 video combined with Vorbis audio.


Download SuperTuxKart

Install SuperTuxKart on Ubuntu

Minimum hardware requirements:

Graphics hardware least support OpenGL 3.1.
Graphics adapter least 1 GB VRAM.
600MB free hard drive space.
1GB memory.
1.2 GHz processor.

Open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below snap install command.

sudo snap install supertuxkart

After the successful installation of SuperTuxKart, run it from the show apps menu button or via the below command.


You can also uninstall SuperTuxKart using below command.

sudo snap remove supertuxkart

For the edge dev version run below command.

sudo snap install supertuxkart --edge

Install SuperTuxKart via PPA:

Open the terminal app in your Ubuntu system, type the below command in terminal and hit the enter key. This will add the official SuperTuxKart PPA on your system.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stk/dev

Type your Ubuntu password. Then press the enter key. Then run the below command.

sudo apt update

Then type the below command in terminal and press the enter key. It will install the SuperTuxKart racing game on Ubuntu.

sudo apt install supertuxkart

Install SuperTuxKart via Flatpak:

First install flatpak and flathub on your system and and restart it after the installation.

sudo apt install flatpak
flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub

Now in the terminal app run below SuperTuxKart flatpak install command.

flatpak install flathub net.supertuxkart.SuperTuxKart

And open it using below command.

flatpak run net.supertuxkart.SuperTuxKart

And uninstall it using below commands.

flatpak uninstall net.supertuxkart.SuperTuxKart


sudo flatpak uninstall net.supertuxkart.SuperTuxKart

After the installation to open the SuperTuxKart, click the show applications in the Ubuntu dock and type SuperTuxKart in the search box and click SuperTuxKart.

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