Games on Linux: How to Install Speed Dreams on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

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In this article I will show you how to install Speed Dreams on Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 14 and Linux Mint 13.http://media.moddb.com/images/downloads/1/31/30731/screenshot-speed-dreams-game-05.jpg

Speed Dreams is an opensource motorsport simulation and racing game. The game is a fork of the racing car simator Torcs, but with more cars and tracks implemented.

The current official release features :

  • visually reworked menus by Brian Gavin, Eckhard M. Jäger, Andrew Sumner and Jean-Philippe Meuret,
  • 3 amazing fine tuned and balanced new car sets by Andrew Sumner and Haruna Say: Super Cars, 36 GP and LS-GT1,
  • an updated TRB1 car set (well balanced, more realistic behaviour),
  • 3 exciting new tracks and many visually improved ones,
  • smashing liveries for all these cars, by Eckhard M. Jaeger and Haruna Say,
  • 2 new TRB first-class robot for the Supercars, 36 GP and TRB1 car sets :USR by Andrew Sumner and Simplix by Wolf-Dieter Beelitz (at last real AI opponents !),
  • animated driver by Andrew Sumner on 36GP cars, 3D wheels for all cars by Eric Espie,
  • 2 new leader-board modes by Gabor Kmetyko, smoke on spinning tires by Andrew Sumner,
  • brand new gauges by Eckhard M. Jaeger, and many many other small visual improvements,
  • experimental Simu V3 physics engine by Christos Dimitrakakis,
  • many menu improvements (support for grid shifting, optimized track select load time, category filter when selecting driver, more infos in results and standings boards).

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How to install Speed Dreams on Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 14 and Linux Mint 13:

Add the PPA:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:speed-dreams/ppa

Update the system:

$ sudo apt-get update

Install the game:

$ sudo apt-get install speed-dreams speed-dreams-wip-cars-and-tracks

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