The second beta of Lutris 0.5 arrives with GOG integration and more

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Recientemente the developers in charge of the Lutris project released the second beta of this excellent project with which brings new enhancements, package updates and integrations with some game stores.

For those who still do not know the Lutris project, in a summarized way we can say that Lutris is a free and open source game manager for Linux, this administrator has with direct support for Steam and also for more than 20 game emulators among which we can include DOSbox, ScummVM, Atari 800, Snes9x, Dolphin, PCSX2 and PPSSPP.

About Lutris

This great software It allows us to gather thousands of games from different platforms in a single application, which we could say is the Kodi of games. Therefore, it is an excellent option for every gamer.

These installers are contributed by its large community facilitating the installation of some games that are necessary to run under Wine.

Furthermore, Lutris It has support for Steam so the titles that we have in our account can be synchronized with Lutris and also run those that are native to Linux or otherwise we can also run Steam under Wine and the installer will take care of everything.

The installers can be found from their official website, the link is this. Here we can see the large number of games that it supports, as well as those that the community maintains by making their contributions.

About the second beta of Lutris

Lutris .050 beta

After the launch of proton in Steam by Valve and its improvements ended up coming in other wine projects, now Lutris people also started redesigning their app, which improves the integration with the tool created by Valve and which is now available with the new version of Lutris as well as the integration with the latest versions of Proton.

A One of the great novelties of the .05 Beta version of Lutris is the possibility of connecting your GOG account and manage your games from there by the application, since GOG Galaxy (the GOG manager) does not have a native version for Linux, but the developers have done a great job with Wine.

Another novelty too is that you can see how much time passes within a game or platform, It is practically a way of seeing how addicted you are or the time you dedicate to your fun.

How to get the second Lutris Beta?

How will they know Lutris, is found within the repositories of most applications, as this project has gained many followers and popularity during the last year.

But in the case of this Beta version, those who are interested in being able to test its new improvements or contribute with the detection of errors to refine what will become the new stable version, can obtain the beta this way.

lutris .05

For those who are users of Debian, Ubuntu and any system derived from these, they must open a terminal on their system and type the following command:

wget https://github.com/lutris/lutris/releases/download/v0.5.0-beta2/lutris_0.5.0-beta2_amd64.deb

Done the download You can install the deb package with your favorite package manager or from the terminal with:

sudo dpkg -i lutris_0.5.0-beta2_amd64.deb

And that's it, you can try this new beta.

If you run into problems with the execution, you can resolve the dependencies with the following command:

sudo apt-get -f install

For, the rest of the Linux distributions, will have to download the following package. It is important to know that they must have Python installed on your system in order to install and run this beta version of the application on your systems.

wget https://github.com/lutris/lutris/archive/v0.5.0-beta2.zip

Then decompress with:

unzip v0.5.0-beta2.zip

They access the directory with:

cd v0.5.0-beta2

And they run the installer with:

python3 setup.py

And that's it, they can start testing their games and configurations as well as being able to help with error detection.

With these refinements and improvements that have been implemented in 2018 and this new year, we can expect a lot of good things from the project.


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