Command & Conquer Tiberian Sun now can be easily installed in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and higher via the snap package.
C&C Tiberian Sun video game is developed by Westwood Studios and released in 1999. The main storyline follows the second major war between the Global Defense Initiative (GDI) of the United Nations, and the global terrorist organization known as the Brotherhood of Nod. The story takes place 30 years after the GDI had won the First Tiberium War in Command & Conquer.
1. First install Wine platform (snap package) either via Ubuntu Software:
or by running command in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T):
snap install wine-platform
Note Ubuntu 16.04 needs to install snapd for the first time via command sudo apt install snapd
2. Then install C&C: Tiberian Sun either in Ubuntu Software:
or by running command:
snap install cnctsun
3. Finally launch the game either via command snap run cnctsun or from app menu:
First time running the game will set up the Wine platform, ask you to choose which to install, finally download and install the game.
For Ubuntu 16.04, run command to remove the game as well as Wine platform:
snap remove wine-platform cnctsun
For Ubuntu 18.04 and higher, simply remove them via Ubuntu Software.