HxC Floppy Emulator is a free and open source universal floppy disk drive emulator application for Windows, MacOS and Linux. Using this you can easily replace your old floppy disk drive. It comes with Floppy disk read function and low level track and disk inspection support. You can also create and browse DOS and AmigaDOS floppy images and import and convert many floppy image file formats.
How to Install HxC Floppy Emulator on Ubuntu Linux
HxC Floppy Emulator is available as a flatpak package file from the remote flathub. First you need to install the latest version of flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation.
In the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) run below commands one by one. It will install the latest version of HxC Floppy Emulator on your system.
flatpak install flathub fr.free.hxc2001.HxCFloppyEmulator
You can run it using
flatpak run fr.free.hxc2001.HxCFloppyEmulator
And uninstall it using
sudo flatpak uninstall fr.free.hxc2001.HxCFloppyEmulator