Linux is a free and open-source platforms and have large number of applications. PCSX2 is the Play Station 2 Emulator for Linux Platforms. The most important use of Emulator like software it provides consoles emulations on respective platforms. The Main use of PCSX2 Emulator for running the PS2 Games on the Linux platform as well as PCSX2 for Windows Platforms. PCSX2 Emulator is developed by PCSX2 Team. PCSX2 team has overall experience of 10 years in PlayStation 1 and 2 Emulation Software’s the team have already a team of contributors. The most important part of this PCSX2 Emulator is to be install and and configure on respective Linux Platforms. In this article we have discusses about installation and configuration of PCSX2 Emulator on Ubuntu 14/13/12 and Linux-mint 17/16/15/14/13. Also run the PlayStation (PS2) Games on Ubuntu 14/13/12 and Linux-mint 17/16/15/14/13 by using PCSX2 Emulator .
Introduction to PCSX2 Emulator
PCSX2 Emulator is a PlayStation 2 Emulator developed and maintained by PCSX2 Team. It has open sources license as well as freeware application you don’t need to pay any money for this software’s.In its latest stable release, many PS2 games are playable, and several games have full functionality.
The current stable version is reported to be fully compatible with around 90% of the PS2 library. The main c in PS2 emulation is emulating the multi-processor PS2 on a PC 32-bit as well as 64-bit architecture.It is based core on a plug-in architecture, separating several functions from the core emulator.
Different plug-ins may produce different results in both compatibility and performance of the PCSX2 Emulator.It Support Linux Operating System Platform.
Official PCSX2 Emulator Requirement (Hardware and Software)
- Ubuntu 14/13/12 and Linux-Mint 17/16/15/14/13 (32bit or 64bit) with the latest updated drivers installed
- CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 3.2 GHz or better OR i3/i5/i7 @ 2,8 GHz or better OR AMD Phenom II @ 3,2 GHz or better
- GPU: Nvidea 8800GT or better (for smooth run)
- RAM: 1GB or more on Ubuntu 14/13/12 and LinuxMint 17/16/15/14/13 (32 and 64 bit)
PCSX2 Emulator Pre-installation Software’s Requirement
Update all system by using the given command
# apt-get upgrade
Installation of PCSX2 Emulator on Ubuntu 14/13/12 and LinuxMint 17/16/15/14/13 (32 and 64 bit)
Step-I(Addition of PCSX2 official PPA)
# add-apt-repository ppa:gregory-hainaut/PCSX2.official.ppa
Step-II(Enable of PPA using cache upgrade)
# apt-get update
Step-III(Installation of PCSX2 Emulator)
# apt-get install PCSX2
Step-IV(Starting of PCSX2)
# exit $ PCSX2
Configuration of PCSX2 Emulator on Ubuntu 14/13/12 and LinuxMint 17/16/15/14/13 (32 and 64 bit)
Configuration of PCSX2 Emulator is so simple just follow the steps carefully:
Step-I (First time System Configurations)
Step-II (First time Plugin Configurations)
Step-III (First time Bios Selections)
Step-IV (Setting of PS2 Controllers)
Step-V (Final Run of PCSX2)
Run and Play PlayStation 2 (PS2) games on Ubuntu 14/13/12 and LinuxMint 17/16/15/14/13 (32 and 64 bit) by using PCSX2 Emulator
For running PS2 games you must have official PS2 games DVD and Obtaining PS2 games can be as easy as buying PS2 DVDs then make it .ISO images for smooth run of games.
The following guide will guide you further steps regarding to run and play of ps2 games on Linux platform.
Select ISO Image and Hit
Boot CDDVD (fast).
That`s all now, you have configured and installed PCSX2 Emulator. You’re now ready to use the PCSX2 Emulator on your respective Linux systems. Just Boot to the Ubuntu and Linux Mint Operating system and see the action of the PCSX2 Emulator. Enjoy the PlayStation 2 Games on your Linux system. Any difficulties regarding the installation and configuration use the comment section below.