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Launchers on Linux
amatai Nov 28, 2023
I have looked for but not found a list of all native launcher for Linux. By shear curiosity I'm making a post here to see how many we can find. (I find this, with most of them)

  • Steam : Steam games Steam

  • Lutris : Steam, GOG, Epic Games Store, Origin, Ubisoft Connect and native games Lutris

  • Heroic : GOG, Epic Games Store et Amazon Prime games Heroic

  • : games

Thoose are the famous one, but there is some other far well-known
  • Gnome Games : Mostly emulation Gnome

  • Cartridges : Steam, Lutris (?), Heroic (?), Itch, Legendary, RetroArch, Flatpak, Destop games Cartridges

  • Minigalaxy : GOG games Minigalaxy

  • Pegasus : Steam, GOG, Lutris and emulation Pegasus

  • Rare : Epic Games Store games Rare

  • Alfae : Steam, GOG, Epic and itch Alfae

Emulation only

Did you know any others ?

Last edited by amatai on 3 January 2024 at 3:03 pm UTC
Mezron Nov 28, 2023
Are we counting emulators in this because this list is about go nova!!!
amatai Nov 28, 2023
I put the limit at GUI that enable to launch multiple emulator. Individual emulator that come with a GUI and launcher limited to one game did not makes it to the list (neither Minetest, albeit apparently a launcher for multiple games ) elsse I would be still making it .
I did not put CLI launchers too. But that's arbitrary decision, if someone has a complementary list and wants me to include it I would.
Mezron Nov 28, 2023
What about stuff like Mednafen? Emulation Station? RetroArch?
amatai Jan 3
I just found a new one which launch a lot of thing link A launcher for almost everything (its name, I have not tested it yet)
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