Windows XP replacement games: Penguin Spider?

Israel israeldahl at
Thu May 8 01:37:56 UTC 2014

On 05/07/2014 11:39 AM, John Hupp wrote:
> Hi, all.
> I'm honing my Windows XP replacement recipe and am well aware that
> lots of people love those simple games that have traditionally been
> included with Windows.
> I see that Lubuntu 13.10 included the Penguin Spider suite, which
> installed Penguin Canfield, Freecell, Golf, Mastermind, Merlin,
> Minesweeper, Pegged, Solitaire, Spider, Taipei, Thornq.
> On the face of it that looks like a good lineup.
> I have a note that I have also installed X Solitaire, which is like
> Klondike.
> But I see that 14.04 not only does not include any games, but Penguin
> Spider and X Solitaire are not even in the standard repos.
> Explanations?  Suggestions?

aisleriot is a very pretty solitaire, but the package is for the
lightweight slew of card games is called


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