Mari0 (Mario + Portal) Aailable to Install via Snap in Ubuntu

March 5, 2019

Mari0, a fan-made video game that combines elements of Super Mario Bros and Portal, now is available to install in Ubuntu easily via Snap package.

Although there’s already a 2D jump and run game SuperTux available in Ubuntu Software, Mari0 is available as a complete from scratch recreation of Super Mario Bros, with puzzle game mechanics from Portal. It also features play 4-player coop, with everyone having their own Portal gun!

How to Install Mari0 in Ubuntu:

It’s quite easy to install the snap package (unofficial) in Ubuntu 18.04 and higher. Simply open Ubuntu Software, search for and install mari0.

For Ubuntu 16.04, open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or from application menu. When it opens, install snapd via command:

sudo apt-get install snapd

Then install the game via command:

sudo snap install mari0

In addition, for allowing the game to use joystick, you need to run one more command:

sudo snap connect mari0:joystick

Uninstall:

To remove the game, simply run command in terminal:

sudo snap remove mari0

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One response to Mari0 (Mario + Portal) Aailable to Install via Snap in Ubuntu

  1. Hey Ji m, thank you for the info. Just one things – is it possible the run the game in full screen?