- 1. PlayStation PCSX2 Emulator
- 2. Stella Atari 2600 VCS Emulator:
- 3. Dolphin Emulator For Ubuntu and Linux Mint:
1. PlayStation PCSX2 Emulator
PlayStation 2 emulator is the best Linux Emulator. PlayStation 2 emulator is for multi-platform for the Linux Operating System and Windows. For the first time, it was launched in 2002, and still PlayStation PCSX is the best among all the other Linux emulators. Last month the new version of PCSX2 was released. Which is also called PlayStation PCSX2 Emulator.
How to Install PlayStation PCSX2 on Linux:
Use the following commands to install the PlayStation PCSX2 on your desire Linux Operating System.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gregory-hainaut/pcsx2.official.ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install pcsx2-unstable
While to get the latest version 2 on your latest Linux Operating System just copy paste the below commands into the Terminal.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gregory-hainaut/pcsx2.official.ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install pcsx2
PlayStation PCSX2 is getting more popularity as of its computability and ultra speed performances. The PCSX2 is the newest and stable version to install on Linux Ubuntu and other Linux distributions like Linux Mint and other distros. PlayStation PCSX2 can play Games with such performance, stability, and ultra fast speed (Depends on the System Specifications).
PlayStation PCSX2 is open-source emulation software for Linux operating system under GNU v3 license. This is to remember that it’s currently supporting up to 3 core, besides more 2 cores can be added with some hack tool known as MTVU. Our suggestion us to not hack the software to support more 2 cores, as it has better performances with 3 cores.
PlayStation PCSX Features:
- Simply with the press of a button you can save the current status.
- Unlimited memory card support is added.
- Graphics resolution is improved and can even 4K Games etc.
- Control support for any Keyboard and mouse.
- Built-in HD Recorder by pressing an F12 key.
- Support is added for 3 cores.
- Generate Cheats easily with Patch System. And much more features.
Supported Linux Distros for PlayStation PCSX2:
- Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety
- 16.04 Xenial Xerus
- 14.04 Trusty Tahr
- Linux Mint 18
- Linux Mint 17
2. Stella Atari 2600 VCS Emulator:
Stella Atari 2600 VCS Emulator is like Old is Gold. Back in 1977, Stell was the most modern gaming system. Stella is a Multi-Platform Emulator for Windows, MacOS, and Linux, Unix, AcornOS, FreeBSD, etc.Atari is great when you need to play Games Old games on your New Powerful Computing Machines.
Option are available to for modification like UI User Interface Configurations, Screenshots, Path Configurations, video and audio configurations as well ROM’s. Reviewing the system logs will let you use the Cheats for Games. Mice, Keyboard, Joysticks can be utilized. Better controlling with well configured Menu options are available. Some typical crash problem can be fixed to Delete or Rename this File ‘$HOME/.stella/stellarc’. Don’t remove or uninstall the software if you are experiencing any crash problems etc. what you need is to fix the system file manually. Other words uninstalling or Re-Installing won’t fix a problem at all.
Linux Distros like Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and Fedora users can install Stella Emulator for Linux to play Games. Both the .deb files are there for download and installation. Must check it out. You can download Stella Linux Video Game Emulator for 32 bit PCs or 64 bit. Depends on your Computer specifications.
For Windows, macOS and Linux Stella latest version 4.7.3 is available to download. Stella Linux emulator latest version 4.7.3 was released on Nov.21-2016, which is the most recent release. Its released with most bugs fixes and some compatibility problems fixed as well. Bug with Hmove positioning is fixed and working great now.3E+ bank-switching scheme support is added. Standard bug with exiting the software is now fixed. ROMS issues as noted in version 4.7.1 I now fixed. Some database properties for ROM has updated. Score mode is upgraded as well. As it was fixed in the previous released but looks like upgraded now.
3. Dolphin Emulator For Ubuntu and Linux Mint:
Dolphin, GameCube Nintendo, Wii, and Triforce Linux emulator to enjoy Games. As of the above two Dolphin Linux emulator is also a multi-platform Emulation software to play Games etc. Dolphin emulator is available for both Windows and macOS. The Dolphin Linux Emulator is fully compatible while running Wii Games on it, as well GameCube.
Dolphin Emulator Features:
- Wii Games features support.
- Status saves updates to save the current state.
- Realistic rendering features are added.
- 1080p resolution supports to play better with Dolphin.
- better gaming experience with Wiimote and Nunchuck connect.
Note: Ubuntu Source Universe Repo must be enabled before getting for the installation.
Supported Linux distros for Dolphin Emulator:
- Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet back to 12.04 Precise
- Linux Mint 17 back to 13.
How to Install Dolphin Emulator on Ubuntu Linux Mint:
To install it on Ubuntu 15.04 vivid vervet copy and paste the following command into the Terminal.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dolphin-emu/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install dolphin-emu dolphin-emu-triforce
To install it on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr back to 12.04, and Linux Mint 17 back to 13, copy and paste the following command into the Terminal.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dolphin-emu/gcc-for-dolphin sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dolphin-emu/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install dolphin-emu dolphin-emu-triforce
The code name was GameCube but replaced with Nintendo Dolphin. It’s a high-quality software comes with unique and great features. There are some bugs, but most of the Games run great in it. The Emulator is capable of playing high-quality Games up to 1080p resolution. As it is an open-source app so, the code is there on the Github.
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