FlightGear 2020.3 released at new default Keflavik (BIKF) airport [Ubuntu PPA]

After two years of development, Flightgear 2020.3 has been released as the latest stable version of the flight simulator. Here’s how to install it on Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10, and its derivatives.

FlightGear 2020.3 Release highlights:

  • New default Keflavik International Airport (BIKF)
  • Aircraft update:
    • A320 has been overhauled
    • The C182, like the J3 Cub and Diamond DA40, offers excellent integration of the FG1000 glass cockpit.
    • SEPCAT Jaguar GR.1, Bombardier Q400 and 20 other aircraft have been added.
  • FlightGear now simulates tides that cover or cover shallow areas (coastal areas) such as tidal flats (tidal flats).
  • You can cache and compress textures to speed up loading, reduce memory usage, and improve performance.
  • Connecting to a VATSIM network via SWIFT is officially supported.
  • Better translation support, and handling of non-ASCII filenames.
  • Many view improvements, including the new Tower-AGL view.

FlightGear 2020.3 released at new default Keflavik (BIKF) airport [Ubuntu PPA]

1.) To install the flight simulator, first open the terminal from the system application menu or press Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard.

When the terminal opens, run the command to add PPA repository:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/flightgear

Enter your user password (without asterisk feedback) when prompted and press Enter to continue.

FlightGear 2020.3 released at new default Keflavik (BIKF) airport [Ubuntu PPA]

2.) Then update the system package cache and use the following command to install the software.

sudo apt update

sudo apt install flightgear

If you have an older version installed, you can also upgrade using the SoftwareUpdater utility.

FlightGear 2020.3 released at new default Keflavik (BIKF) airport [Ubuntu PPA]

Uninstall:

To remove FlightGear PPA[ソフトウェアとアップデート]>[その他のソフトウェア]Go to or run the following command:

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:saiarcot895/flightgear

If necessary, run a command to remove the flight simulator.

sudo apt remove --autoremove flightgear flightgear-data
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