We know Sega Saturn is a great gaming console in our childhood days. But unfortunately, it lost pace with the other platforms. The Sega Saturn games are very hard to find. If you are missing Sega Saturn games and planning to enjoy the game essence once again, you must be a Linux user first. If you are a Linux user, you can enjoy the Sega Saturn games on Linux with the help of Yabause.
What is Yabause?
Yabause is an open source Saga Saturn emulator which can run on FreeBSD, Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms.
Installing Yabuse is a pretty simple process on Linux. With a few simple commands, the program will install on your Linux machine. In this tutorial, you will learn, how to install Yabause on Linux and playing Saturn games.
How to install Yabause on Ubuntu?
There is an advantage of being the Ubuntu user in some cases. It is a popular Linux distro with huge developer support. To install Yabause on Ubuntu, you need to enable the “Universe” software repository.
Installation of Yabause on Linux is a few steps process. Thanks to the package repositories which makes the installation process simple. Follow the below steps and make your Linux as a Saturn Games running machine.
- To start, open up a terminal window manually or by using keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + Alt + T.
- To install the Universal software repository, enter the below command in terminal.
sudo add-apt-repository universe
- While the Universal repo app running, now run the “update” command.
sudo apt update
- After finishing the update, now it is the time to install Yabause on Ubuntu.
sudo apt install yabause
Yabause Installation on Fedora
It is easy to install Yabause and play Sega Saturn games on Fedora. Run the below command to install RPM Fusion Free.
sudo dnf install https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-X.noarch.rpm -y
Now execute the following command to install Yabause on Fedora.
sudo dnf install yabause -y
Yabause Installation on Debian
The Yabause Sega Saturn emulator is available on Debian Linux in the “Main” software repository. Execute the below command to install the Yabause emulator on Debian Linux.
sudo apt-get install yabause
After installing Yabause on your machine, it is the time to tweak graphics settings. In the Yabause menu button-> locate “preferences” and open in the emulator’s settings area. Here you can configure video options as per your choice by height and width, video format, frame, and rendering, etc.
That’s it. Now the load ROM from your machine and start playing Sega Saturn games on your Linux machine.