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Tron was an arcade game based on the movie of the same name, release by Disney 1982.

More details about the game, you can see at: http://www.armagetronad.net

Installation

From Ubuntu Terminal screen (Applications > Accessories > Terminal), type:

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install armagetron

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:

libmyth-0.20 libsvga1 quake2-data

Use ‘apt-get autoremove’ to remove them.

The following extra packages will be installed:

armagetronad armagetronad-common

The following NEW packages will be installed:

armagetron armagetronad armagetronad-common

0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Need to get 1609kB of archives.

After unpacking 3695kB of additional disk space will be used.

Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y

Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe armagetronad-common 0.2.8.2.1-4 [281kB]

Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe armagetronad 0.2.8.2.1-4 [1321kB]

Get:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe armagetron 0.2.8.2.1-4 [6946B]

Fetched 1609kB in 33s (47.4kB/s)

Selecting previously deselected package armagetronad-common.

(Reading database … 130882 files and directories currently installed.)

Unpacking armagetronad-common (from …/armagetronad-common_0.2.8.2.1-4_all.deb) …

Selecting previously deselected package armagetronad.

Unpacking armagetronad (from …/armagetronad_0.2.8.2.1-4_i386.deb) …

Selecting previously deselected package armagetron.

Unpacking armagetron (from …/armagetron_0.2.8.2.1-4_all.deb) …

Setting up armagetronad-common (0.2.8.2.1-4) …

Setting up armagetronad (0.2.8.2.1-4) …

Setting up armagetron (0.2.8.2.1-4) …

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$

How to play?

  • Open Applications > Games > Armagetron Advanced

  • Moving: Turn left (z), Turn right (x), Brake (v), Chat (s).

  • You can turn 90 degree angle. When you and your enemy moving, it will create a wall. Just make sure don’t hit the wall.

linux-game-armagetron-advanced.png

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If you are an administrator for a website, there are few most used FTP clients available on the internet. Filezilla is one of them. Filezilla is the linux port for the famous FTP client for Windows. It’s fast and reliable graphical FTP client with lots of useful features and intuitive interface.

Installation

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install filezilla

[sudo] password for taufanlubis:

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following extra packages will be installed:

filezilla-common libwxbase2.8-0 libwxgtk2.8-0

Recommended packages:

filezilla-locales

The following NEW packages will be installed:

filezilla filezilla-common libwxbase2.8-0 libwxgtk2.8-0

0 upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.

Need to get 5135kB of archives.

After unpacking 15.0MB of additional disk space will be used.

Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y

Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe libwxbase2.8-0 2.8.4.0-0ubuntu3 [636kB]

Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe libwxgtk2.8-0 2.8.4.0-0ubuntu3 [3502kB]

Get:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe filezilla-common 3.0.0-0ubuntu1 [150kB]

Get:4 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe filezilla 3.0.0-0ubuntu1 [847kB]

Fetched 5135kB in 2m27s (34.8kB/s)

Selecting previously deselected package libwxbase2.8-0.

(Reading database … 106784 files and directories currently installed.)

Unpacking libwxbase2.8-0 (from …/libwxbase2.8-0_2.8.4.0-0ubuntu3_i386.deb) …

Selecting previously deselected package libwxgtk2.8-0.

Unpacking libwxgtk2.8-0 (from …/libwxgtk2.8-0_2.8.4.0-0ubuntu3_i386.deb) …

Selecting previously deselected package filezilla-common.

Unpacking filezilla-common (from …/filezilla-common_3.0.0-0ubuntu1_all.deb) …

Selecting previously deselected package filezilla.

Unpacking filezilla (from …/filezilla_3.0.0-0ubuntu1_i386.deb) …

Setting up libwxbase2.8-0 (2.8.4.0-0ubuntu3) …

Setting up libwxgtk2.8-0 (2.8.4.0-0ubuntu3) …

Setting up filezilla-common (3.0.0-0ubuntu1) …

Setting up filezilla (3.0.0-0ubuntu1) …

Processing triggers for libc6 …

ldconfig deferred processing now taking place

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$

How to run?

Open Application > Internet > Filezilla.

To use this tool, I assume that you have basic knowledge with ftp client program.

As you can see from the my screen below, there few sections.

  • On the top is the command line and response from the destination server.

  • Left top is your local directories and Right Top is remote site directories.

  • Left lower section is your local files and Right lower section is remote site files.

  • The bottom section is file transfer status.

  • You can drag from local to remote site or from remote site to your local directories.

filezilla.png

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taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install pinball

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:

conquest-libs overgod-data

Use ‘apt-get autoremove’ to remove them.

The following extra packages will be installed:

pinball-data

The following NEW packages will be installed:

pinball pinball-data

0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Need to get 5704kB of archives.

After unpacking 7451kB of additional disk space will be used.

Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y

Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe pinball-data 0.3.1-7ubuntu1 [5544kB]

Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe pinball 0.3.1-7ubuntu1 [160kB]

Fetched 5704kB in 1m2s (91.5kB/s)

Selecting previously deselected package pinball-data.

(Reading database … 130811 files and directories currently installed.)

Unpacking pinball-data (from …/pinball-data_0.3.1-7ubuntu1_all.deb) …

Selecting previously deselected package pinball.

Unpacking pinball (from …/pinball_0.3.1-7ubuntu1_i386.deb) …

Setting up pinball-data (0.3.1-7ubuntu1) …

Setting up pinball (0.3.1-7ubuntu1) …

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$

How to play?

  • Open Applications > Games > Emilia pinball

  • Keyboard: Leftflip, rightflip, left nudge, right nudge, bottom nudge, launh (hold enter few 2 seconds and release it)

linux-game-pinball01.png

linux-game-pinball2.png

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