Rare is a free and open source GUI frontend for legendary Epic games launcher. It is available for Windows, Linux and MacOS. It supports all core features from the Epic Games Launcher like install and launch games from epic store. It is written in Python and released under GNU General Public License v3.0. Some other features are syncing cloud saves,running games with WINE and Importing/Exporting installed games.
How to Install Rare Epic Games Launcher on Ubuntu Linux
You can install Rare Epic games launcher via deb, flatpak and portable AppImage. Download the latest version of Rare .AppIamge and save it on your Downloads folder. Open the terminal software (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands one by one. Here “Rare-1.9.5.AppImage” is the downloaded file name you can change below commands based on your file name.
sudo chmod +x ~ Rare-1.9.5.AppImage
Install Rare via DEB:
You can also install Rare via native .deb package file. Download Rare in .deb package file from the above download link and save it on your downloads folder. And run below command in the terminal application. Here “Rare-1.9.5.deb” is the downloaded file name.
sudo apt install ./Downloads/Rare-1.9.5.deb
Install Rare via Flatpak:
First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. In the terminal run below Rare flatpak install command.
flatpak install flathub io.github.dummerle.rare
Start Rare app using below command.
flatpak run io.github.dummerle.rare
And uninstall it using this command.
sudo flatpak uninstall io.github.dummerle.rare