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Top 8 Games For 'Non-Gamers' in Linux

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I am not a serious gamer at all. If you want to see me totally disoriented, play an FPS game in front of me. But then there are always these silly games for people like me. Here is a quick list of my favorite time wasters or puzzle games or whatever you call it.


Pingus is my favorite time pass in Ubuntu. It is a simple puzzle game that almost everyone will love. It is quite addictive I should say. And you don't have to be a "Gamer" to play it. It is available by default in almost all Linux distros I believe. If you are an Ubuntu user(or any other distro using debain package management), click here to install Pingus.


KNetwalk is a puzzle game where the player arranges sections of wire to connect all the computers on the board. It is part of KDE games module.

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