Install StepMania 5 on Ubuntu and Linux Mint from PPA

Last updated on December 15th, 2015

This simple tutorial will show you how to install StepMania game on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, 12.10 Quantal, 12.04 Precise and Linux Mint using Getdeb repository.

StepMania is a free dance and rhythm game. It features 3D graphics, keyboard and joystick (including “dance pads” and other rhythm game input devices) support, and an editor for creating your own steps.

[ac-box style=”tip”]UPDATE: Here’s the Ubuntu PPA for this latest StepMania 5[/ac-box]

To install the game, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal, then follow the steps below:

1.) Download and install Getdeb repository by running 2 commands in terminal:

wget http://archive.getdeb.net/install_deb/playdeb_0.3-1~getdeb1_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i playdeb_0.3-1~getdeb1_all.deb

2.) Update apps cache:

sudo apt-get update

3.) Install the game:

sudo apt-get install sm-ssc

Enjoy!