Games - downloading but not appearing

Iaups Aromaz ialsousepropietarysoftware at
Sat Apr 11 15:03:56 UTC 2015

The information about the game options you can access from a terminal
seems to be here:

2015-04-11 16:59 GMT+02:00, Iaups Aromaz <ialsousepropietarysoftware at>:
> If you wanted to avoid using the root mode, you could copy the desktop
> file onto ~/.local/share/applications in the home of every user who
> wanted to play the game. If the application folder wasn't created in
> .local/share, you could made it without root permission too.
> Besides, you don't need to write any path for an icon in the desktop
> file. A generic icon will be showed if it's blank. And the text in the
> exec line can be the command which starts the game from a terminal. It
> must be pong2, then exec=pong2 would be enough.
> The folder for user's icons is: .local/share/icons. Changing an
> ordinary image into a very simple icon doesn't seem very difficult. It
> should be a square PNG image and the most common resolution are:
> 16x16, 32x32, 48x48 and 128x128. You may find those four folders in
> .local/share/icons/hicolor.
> PS: I don't know that game, but if you run man pong2 or info pong2 in
> a terminal you may get some information about the game options.

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