Ubuntu – I have the Ubuntu WSL2, is it possible to run games like nSnake? how would i install it

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Title says all. I have ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I downloaded it from the Microsoft store, and i was to install games on it. How do i do this?

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  • To install nSnake in all currently supported versions of Ubuntu open the terminal and type:

    sudo add-apt-repository universe # If you already have a root prompt (#) you don't need to preface any commands with sudo.
    sudo apt update  
    sudo apt install nsnake
    

    To start nSnake run nsnake from the terminal, and it will open in the terminal because it's a terminal game.

    In order to run graphical applications on WSL 2 see What's the easiest way to run GUI apps on Windows Subsystem for Linux as of 2018?.

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