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osu! Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to osu! for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is StepMania, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to osu! and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to osu! are Frets on Fire, McOsu, Clone Hero and Friday Night Funkin'.

osu! alternatives are mainly Music Games but may also be Adventure Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of osu!.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Android
  • iPhone

osu! is a rhythm game based on the gameplay of a variety of popular commercial rhythm games. While aiming to keep authentic...

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    StepMania

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Rhythm game for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It features 3D graphics, keyboard and dance pad support, and an editor for creating your own steps.

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    StepMania vs osu! opinions
    Most users think StepMania is a great alternative to osu!.
    tastysushixd

    StepMania is also a good music game that can be adictive, and is for desktops, unlike most music games.

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    is is based on DDR if you know that rhythm game, so it is a very good alternative

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    Frets on Fire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Frets on Fire is a game of musical skill and fast fingers. The aim of the game is to play guitar with the keyboard as accurately as possible.

    Discontinued

    The last version (1.3.110) was released in November 2008.

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    McOsu

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    vanahacar

    It's clone osu! on custom engine.

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    Clone Hero

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Friday Night Funkin'

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Friday Night Funkin’ is a musical rhythm game where you compete in freestyle music battles.

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    Quaver

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • SteamOS

    Quaver is a community-driven and open-source competitive rhythm game with two game modes and online leaderboards. Create your own maps or challenge the world in online multiplayer matches.

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