Humble Indie Bundle 5 comes to the Ubuntu Software Centre

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Good news for Ubuntu gamers! We’re excited to be partnering with the Humble Indie Bundle for their newest collection of incredible games, which is available now. This means that following the purchase of the games from Humble Bundle, Ubuntu users will be able to install their games on Ubuntu more easily than ever, using the Ubuntu Software Centre.

The Ubuntu Software Centre provides the easiest and safest way to install software on Ubuntu – not just for the games in the Humble Indie Bundle but also for thousands of desktop applications.

Just like previous releases, the Humble Indie Bundle 5 lets customers name their own price, paying only what they think the software is worth. The proceeds are then split between the game developers, charities and the Humble Bundle organizers. For this bundle, the chosen charities are EFF and Child’s Play.

We’ve also committed to contribute $100 to this bundle for every Humble Indie Bundle 5 game page on the Ubuntu App Directory that receives 5,000 Facebook likes. So please help us spread the word and let’s get captivating puzzle-platformer LIMBO to 5,000 first.

Developers who would like to learn more about adding their games to the Ubuntu Software Centre can check out our developer site, follow UbuntuAppDev on Twitter and like our App Developer Facebook Page.

Pay what you want for a great bundle of games that couldn’t be easier to install.


  1. Cassidy James

    w00t! I’ve been wondering when Humble Bundle would partner up with Canonical. Nice timing, too; I just got a new laptop and was looking for some quality games. 😀

  2. @SamuelSaxon

    This is excellent news! Not only is this a big chance for some positive exposure for Ubuntu, but Wolfire and Canonical are a brilliant partnership — This is a win for everyone. Well done guys!

  3. tahir awan

    its good

  4. David Henningsson

    For what release(s) of Ubuntu does this work?

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