How to install FlightGear 3.0.0 Flight Simulator on Ubuntu 14.04, PinguyOS 14.04, Xubuntu, Linux Lite 2.0, Linux Mint 17

FlightGear is a multi platform flight simulator game. The latest version of FlightGear 3.0.0 is now available for download. You can fly many aircraft with FlightGear. I have been testing this new FlightGear 3.0.0 on my Linux Lite 2.0

flightgear ppa repository

The new FlightGear 3.0.0 brings some major improvements such as:

  • All glider models have now Total Energy compensated variometers.
  • Sea color is more realistic, using a a global sea map is used to render shallow ocean a different color.
  • Improved random building textures
  • Atmospheric Light Scattering (ALS) improvements
  • Terrain loading times improved by deferring loading of objects within scenery.
  • Full changelog

This tutorial is going to show you how to install FlightGear 3.0.0 on Ubuntu 14.04. Since there is a PPA Repository for FlightGear, we can easily install FlightGear 3.0.0 on Ubuntu 14.04.

Open Terminal and paste these commands to install FlightGear 3.0.0 on Ubuntu 14.04

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Done. Enjoy FlightGear 3.0.0 on your Ubuntu.


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