Guitar Hero is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Frets on Fire, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Guitar Hero and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Guitar Hero are osu! (Free, Open Source), Clone Hero (Free), FoFiX (Free, Open Source) and McOsu (Free, Open Source).
osu! is a rhythm game based on the gameplay of a variety of popular commercial rhythm games. While aiming to keep authentic gameplay and scoring, osu! increases the epic factor through online rankings, multiplayer, replay exchange, and a huge community following.
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osu! vs Guitar Hero opinions
Most users think osu! is a great alternative to Guitar Hero.
Userb not about a musical instrument, just shares rhythm
Clone Hero is a free rhythm game, which can be played with any 5 or 6 button guitar controller, Game Controllers, or just your standard computer keyboard. Download the game, copy your song charts into the song folder and enjoy hours of fun!.
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Clone Hero vs Guitar Hero opinions
pros, cons and recent comments
it supports all guitar hero songs, plays similarly, allows custom songs
A free open-source circle-clicking rhythm game practice client for osu! beatmaps with Virtual Reality support. McOsu is developed separately from and has no direct affiliation with osu! or ppy Pty Ltd.