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GNU Backgammon Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to GNU Backgammon for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is SimplyBG. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try BGBlitz or JavaFIBS. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to GNU Backgammon and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to GNU Backgammon are DJ-backgammon, KBackgammon and 247Backgammon.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

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    SimplyBG

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    Play backgammon online against friends, real players. Choose your opponent. Play anywhere, laptop, tablet, mobile.

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    BGBlitz

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java Mobile

    BGBlitz is a strong neural net based computer player for Windows, Mac and Linux.

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    JavaFIBS

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    JavaFIBS is a graphical interface to play on FIBS (First Internet Backgammon Server) from a multitude of different platforms such as Windows, MacOS, Linux, Solaris, AIX, and OS/2.

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  4. DJ-backgammon icon

    DJ-backgammon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    DJ-backgammon is a graphical, easy to use backgammon game. You can play against the computer or across the network. There is also a general server that allows an arbitrary number of connections. Works on Linux and Windows. A Breton translation is also available.

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  5. KBackgammon icon

    KBackgammon

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    KBackgammon was built for KDE Plasma and supports local and FIBS online multiplayer.

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  6. 247Backgammon icon

    247Backgammon

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Google Chrome

    Play the best Backgammon online for free with no signin required! Play backgammon immediately!

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