Raspberry Pi

How to Install SuperTuxKart on Raspberry Pi

SuperTuxKart is a kart racing game in which Tux and friends race together. There are several tracks that one can explore in SuperTuxKart. It can be played with AI (single-player mode) or in a split-screen mode with friends. It has various modes including 3 Strikes Battle, Time Trial, and Grand Prix. The player can explore tracks while racing. The best thing about this game is that it is lightweight due to which it can be installed and played on Raspberry Pi very easily. The complete process to install SuperTuxKart on Raspberry Pi is discussed in this article.

How to Install SuperTuxKart on Raspberry Pi

To install and play SuperTuxKart on Raspberry Pi, follow the below-given steps:

Step 1: Update the Repository

Before installation, let’s check for package updates in the official Raspberry Pi repository using the below-mentioned command:

$ sudo apt update


Then run the following command to upgrade the packages:

$ sudo apt upgrade


Step 2: Install Snap Daemon

You have to use the Snap Daemon (snapd) for installing SuperTuxKart on Raspberry Pi it can be installed through the following command:

$ sudo apt install snapd


Step 3: Install Core

After installing snapd, now install the core through the following command as this will help install latest packages from the snap store:

$ sudo snap install core


Step 4: Install SuperTuxKart

Now finally install the SuperTuxKart from the snap store using the below-written command:

$ sudo snap install supertuxkart

The installation process will take some time, and the download progress will be shown on the terminal.

Setting up SuperTuxKart on Raspberry Pi

After installing SuperTuxKart, a one-time setup is required and for the setup process, follow the below-written steps:

Step 1: Open the SuperTuxKart Application from the Games option of the Application Menu:

Step 2: As soon as you open the SuperTuxKart game for the first time, a prompt will appear about the notifications for the updates. Click Yes here to keep receiving the updates:

Step 3: Then you will see a create user page and you have to create a user when you run SuperTuxKart for the first time. To create a user, enter a username and make sure the username you entered is greater than three characters. Then set a desired password and enter an email account:

Step 4: Then click OK and your SuperTuxKart Account will be created:

Step 5: Then a Terms & Agreement dialogue box will appear, click Accept only if you are older than 13 years:

Step 6: After that, a dialogue box will appear on the screen to inform you that an email has been sent to your registered email account, click OK here:

Step 7: Open your email inbox and click on the Confirm Email Address button:

Note: If you couldn’t find the email in your inbox try checking the spam folder.

Step 8: Once the account is created and email is confirmed, you can login to your SuperTuxKart account using your Login credentials:

Now you can play SuperTuxKart whenever you want. It’s up to you whether you can play the game in single mode or multiplayer mode.

Remove SuperTuxKart from Raspberry Pi

To remove SuperTuxKart from Raspberry Pi, follow the below-mentioned command:

$ sudo snap remove supertuxkart



SuperTuxKart is a racing game, which you can easily install on your Raspberry Pi system from the Snap Store. For this purpose, you have to install snap daemon from the “apt” command and install core for installing the updated packages from the snap store. Afterward, you can install the SuperTuxKart game from the snap daemon and run it successfully on your Raspberry Pi system from the Games section in the Application menu.

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Zahra Zamir

An Electronics graduate who loves to learn and share the knowledge, my passion for my field has helped me grasp complex electronics concepts and now I am here to share them with others.