Awesome Open Source
Awesome Open Source


Version 11.6 | Changelog | Background | Minimalism GTK3 Theme | Storm Icon Set | Windows 10 GTK Pack


an interactive script that installs ePSXe 2.0.5 Linux x64 on Debian, Ubuntu and other x64 derivatives


  • [x] uses built-in BIOS HLE
  • [x] uses built-in Core GPU & SPU plugins
  • [x] installs specific ePSXe dependency: libsdl-ttf2.0-0
  • [x] installs decompression tool: ecm
  • [x] installs Dash / Dock / Panel application icon
  • [x] creates .desktop by default for launcher integration
  • [x] lock-to-launcher instructions
  • [x] interactive Shaders back-up function
  • [x] libcurl 3 & libcurl 4 now co-exist enabling software like Kodi etc to work simultaneously with ePSXe
  • [ ] test & add more shaders (bundle to test)

typical installation

installation procedure

in terminal

wget -O && bash

enter SUDO password

RIGHT CLICK on ePSXe icon in Dash / Dock / Panel to Add to Favorities / Lock

CLOSE ePSXe window to continue with script.

download, restore or ignore bundled shaders

type number and press ENTER

decompressing using ecm


ecm-uncompress 'long name of game.bin.ecm'

normal .cue sheets

FILE "_____ ___ _______.bin" BINARY
  TRACK 01 MODE2/2352
    INDEX 01 00:00:00
  • .bin and .cue must be in the same folder.
  • .cue must be named exactly as .bin (only difference being the file's extension).
  • The first line within the .cue sheet must contain the exact name of the .bin file inside double quotes including the .bin extension.
  • Some games require elaborate .cue sheets. A Google search should see you sorted.

removing ePSXe

sudo rm /usr/share/applications/ePSXe.desktop

If you are running Ubuntu 18.04 or later:

sudo rm /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/

SUDO password required


ePSXe | | ePSXe_backups | .epsxe | .epsxe.svg

restart pc

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