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Is there a list of the default games for each/any one version of Ubuntu Desktop?

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  • Mahjongg
  • Sudoku
  • AisleRiot Solitaire
  • FreeCell Solitaire
  • Mines

These are the ones my fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS came with.

Edit: Here's an article on some of the games Ubuntu used to ship with.

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Thanks for the answer. Are these the only ones ? – user13107 Sep 16 '12 at 16:26
These are the ones listed under the "Games" category, at least. But dozens of other free games are only a click away in the Software Center. – Glutanimate Sep 16 '12 at 16:28
Ok. I needed only the ones that come with fresh install. Do you know the name of the game in which a particular shaped object has to be moved out of a maze by moving other objects ? – user13107 Sep 16 '12 at 16:31
Do you mean Sokoban by any chance? – Glutanimate Sep 16 '12 at 16:41
Thanks, it looks very similar. Perhaps it's the one. Does it go by the same name in fresh install of Ubuntu? – user13107 Sep 16 '12 at 16:55

If I understand, you're asking which games are currently installed? I'm not sure what is otherwise meant unless you're just curious (in which case, the question in too open-ended see FAQ).

For Ubuntu 12.04
Use the Ubuntu Software Center, choose installed packages from the top menu, and sort for games by clicking its drop-down menu in the results pane. To install more games, the same as above - but obviously skip the first step and DO NOT click the installed button on top.

For previous versions with Synaptic Package Manager
Choose installed from the left-sidebar. In the quick filter box at the top, type "games" and click search. To search for more games, click not-installed from the left-sidebar, and type "games" in the quick filter box at the top.

A list of native-format games
A link to another question that probably belongs in the Wiki: what-native-games-are-available as it borders on asking for shopping recommendations.

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No, I meant if there is an official website that lists the default games that come with a fresh install of Ubuntu. I don't have an access to Ubuntu system, hence need a webpage where this information is given. I have edited the question to prevent confusion. – user13107 Sep 16 '12 at 16:15
Sorry, I guess I'm still confused. Are you going to install a version of Ubuntu based off of which games come in the installation package? Because several different packages are available per release version (Xubuntu, etc.) - plus custom packages are available. Also, it's trivial easy to install games through the Ubuntu Software Center in 12.04. – Clayton Sep 16 '12 at 16:34
given your response to a later answer, you were asking "Can someone tell me what the name of a specific game that I once played is? I know it came included on an official Ubuntu release of 12.04 LTS, and its description is as follows...." – Clayton Sep 16 '12 at 16:45
I refer to Ubuntu Desktop version (not XUbuntu or others). Yes, perhaps I should have worded the question like you suggested; but I thought if there is already a webpage which gives this information that would just as well do. I thought that this (list of games that come with fresh install) will surely be documented somewhere on the internet. – user13107 Sep 16 '12 at 16:52
@Clayton I have no idea as I am fairly new to Ubuntu as well. I found this post, though, that describes some of the games Ubuntu used to ship with and why they were included:… – Glutanimate Sep 16 '12 at 17:15

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