Installing Speed Dreams 1.4.0 RC1 On Ubuntu 9.10

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Author: Falko Timme
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Speed Dreams is is a free, 3d cross-platform, open source motorsport simulation and racing game, released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). This guide shows how to install it on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop.

I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!


Installing Speed Dreams

Open Firefox and go to Click the Download link (

On the Download page, you can find .deb packages (Base and Data & Robots) for Ubuntu 9.10 32bit and 64bit. Pick the right ones for your architecture. It doesn't matter if you install Base first and then Data & Robots or vice versa. In this example, I install Data & Robots first. Click the package link...

... and then, in the Firefox download dialoge, select Open with GDebi Package Installer (default):

After the download has finished, the Package Installer opens. Click the Install Package button:

Type in your password:

Afterwards, the Data & Robots package is being installed:

Click Close to leave the Package Installer afterwards:

Now do the same again for the Base package - select Open with GDebi Package Installer (default) in Firefox:

Then install it using the Package Installer:

Afterwards, you can launch Speed Dreams by going to Applications > Games > Speed Dreams:

Here are a few screenshots of the game:


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About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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