How To Play PlayStation Portable Games In Linux
First, through the use of the graphical synaptic package manager. This is a Linux distribution application that features searching and installing applications with several clicks. Simply search for PPSSPP Emulator and select it for installation as shown below.
- Press the SUPERkey on your keyboard and search for “Synaptic Package Manager”
- Click on the application to launch it. Authenticate in case you are asked for the password as this app requires root privileges to be able to install additional packages on the PC.
Searching ‘PPSSPP Emulator’ will display the results as shown below.
The second surest way of installing PPSSPP is by use of the terminal or command line in Linux. To launch the terminal, press Ctrl + ALT + T simultaneously.After the terminal launches type the following line to add the repository:
Now installing PPSSPP alone is not enough to play PPSSPP games. We should download games and add them to our PPSSPP Emulator. PPSSPP provides access to DEMO games on the PSP site. So, installing games is simple. An internet connection is also required.Launch the PPSSPP application.
- Click on Homebrew and Demos.
- Then, click on Download from the PPSSPP Homebrew Store button.
The application will search for available games and display them as shown below.
The following screenshots show a PPSSPP Emulator in action.