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Dust Racing 2D is a simple 2D racing game that uses OpenGL and it’s written in Qt/C++.

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Dust Racing 2D has a pretty simple game interface, but it offers an AI to race against, 2-players mode, several configuration options, a track editor (as a separate program), several tracks to race on. You will need to configure the controls before playing.

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The game can be ran in fullscreen or windowed mode, and you can change settings like screen resolution, controls, enable or disable sound. This release fixes a few bugs and comes with several new features, including more realistic and dynamic car physics, transparent shadows, two-player game views (split mode), more merciful driving off-track.

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Install Dust Racing 2D in Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10

There is a PPA with packages for Ubuntu 14.04, 14.10 and the upcoming 15.04 as well. To install Dust Racing 1.8, type the following in a terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jussi-lind/dustrac
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install dustrac

The binary will be installed as /opt/dustrac/dustrac-game, so run it using this path or create a symlink to it inside /usr/bin or somewhere in your PATH e.g.:

sudo ln -s /opt/dustrac/dustrac-game /usr/bin/dustrac
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JL says:

After installing Dust Racing 2D from the PPA, it should be visible in the application menu despite the fact it installs under /opt.

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