Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, PPSSPP is an open-source PSP emulator written in C++ and optimized for x86, x86_64 and ARM CPUs. Among others, PPSSPP upscales the textures in order not to display them blurry, the apps being designed for small screens, it looks for ISO images on both the local storage and the PSP’s disk, if it is connected, it has support for saving and resuming games and export games to PSP.
The latest version available is PPSSPP 0.9.8, which has been released a while ago, coming with fixes and some new features.
In this article I will show you how to install PPSSPP 0.9.8 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, LXLE 14.04, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing PPSSPP 0.9.8 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Peppermint, Linux Lite and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the ppsspp package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ppsspp
Optional, to remove ppsspp, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove ppsspp