Does anyone know if there are games for Ubuntu server (like tetris, etc...)?
I know that servers aren't meant for playing games, but sometimes it would be nice to have a little fun . . . not only work on them :)
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You can install the package bsdgames to get a collection of games, then there is the excellent NetHack and the fast paced, all action, all the time, gravity defying, "moonbuggy".
here is a list of games provided by the bsdgames package to get you going:
Sure! You should try Nethack.
Just install the package nethack-console ( sudo apt-get install nethack-console ) and enjoy.
NetHack is a single-player roguelike video game originally released in 1987. It is a descendant of an earlier game called Hack (1985), which is a descendant of Rogue (1980). Salon describes it as "one of the finest gaming experiences the computing world has to offer."
Install Emacs, there is a terminal only package available for servers too. Call emacs into a terminal. Inside it, hit Alt+x and write
tetris. To quit tetris, hit Ctrl+x then k then Enter.
For a list of all games available for emacs, visit here.
Overkill is a death-match game full of blood which runs within the terminal. This game can only be run over a network against multiple players.
to install the game:
sudo apt-get install overkill
to run the game:
Another addition: vitetris is a multiplayer, network-enabled tetris clone. It even has joystick support, if you so desire.