If we were to choose a theme for the most downloaded Ubuntu apps in May, it would have to be games. Two new EA titles, Lord of Ultima and Command and Conquer, made a meteoric rise to the top of gratis apps, and Braid regained the crown as most downloaded paid app. Add that to the ongoing success of the Humble Indie Bundle in the Ubuntu Software Centre and… who said Ubuntu wasn’t a platform for games?

Top 10 paid apps

  1. Braid
  2. Oil Rush
  4. World of Goo
  5. Linux Format Magazine – Issue 158 – Beat the CIA [NEW!]
  6. Steel Storm: Burning Retribution
  7. Fluendo DVD Player
  8. The Journey Down: Chapter One [NEW!]
  9. Linux Format Magazine – Issue 159 – Ubuntu vs. Windows [NEW!]
  10. Family Farm

Top 10 free apps

  1. Lord of Ultima [NEW!]
  2. Command & Conquer Tiberium Alliances [NEW!]
  3. CrossOver (Trial)
  4. Ryzom
  5. Full Circle Magazine #60 [NEW!]
  6. Vendetta Online
  7. Tropical Stormfront LITE [NEW!]
  8. Marble Arena 2
  9. PDF Studio 7 Demo
  10. Tribal Trouble 2

Would you like to see your app featured in this list and on millions of user’s computers? It’s a lot easier than you think:


  • The lists of top 10 app downloads includes only those applications submitted through My Apps on the Ubuntu App Developer Site. For more information about of usage of other applications in the Ubuntu archive, check out the Ubuntu Popularity Contest statistics.
  • The top 10 free apps list contains gratis applications that are distributed under different types of licence, some of which might not be open source. For detailed licence information, please check each application’s description in the Ubuntu Software Centre.

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    Thats Cool. Im going to install it and check the application features :)