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I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop with 8GB RAM and Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 2020M @ 2.40GHz Processor. For this system I am looking for an easy to install first person shooter. It does not have to have the latest graphics, but an easy-to-install game with fullscreen mode, with a fluid gameplay possible.

Must have:

  • Easy to install, best with apt-get install
  • Fullscreen
  • Free
  • Easy to install (I cannot emphasize this enough. I do not want to track down hundreds of packages I need to install with configure/make/make install - I guess you know what I mean)

Other info:

  • Does not have to be multiplayer

Additional info:

I try to use the Software Center, but in most cases I get the following error message:

Package dependencies cannot be resolved

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Any of the Quake series, Urban Terror or anything else based on the Quake3/io engine, Xonotic.

I'll recommend Xonotic of them all though... http://www.xonotic.org/

If you don't mine playing via web browser and flash plugin (I use chromium+pepperflash-nonfree) http://tankionline.com has a nice tank fighting game that I play a lot

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You didn't mention that the games must be free (as in freedom), therefore here is the Steam list of shooters for Linux. Beyond that, Xononic is arguably the best open-source shooter out there.

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I recommend Sauerbraten, because it has better singleplayer and performs better on an older system. Xonotic is amazing as well, but needs a more powerful PC.

You can install it via apt-get sauerbraten

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