Many small games are probably installed on your system. Here is just a sample that installed from my standard Linux distribution CD.
(in X terminal) Patience card game. sol (fast) and pysol (slow but loaded) are two other choices. My favourite is: sol --variation=freecell&
(in X terminal). Very nice, pin-ball game.
(in X terminal) Chess. Plays too well for me :(
(in X terminal) Compete with your son in a conquest of a galaxy. Nice board game.
(in X terminal) Minesweeper.
(in X terminal) Startup server for the FreeCivilization game (first command). Afterwards, when the server is already running, start up the client (second comamand). Somebody else starts another client--and you play. FreeCiv came on my RH7.0 CDs.
"Flight Gear" flight simulator.
Intro. This part covers only application we frequently use or like. There are thousands of Linux programs. If you are unsatisfied with our lean choice, try: http://www.linuxapps.com/ or http://stommel.tamu.edu/~baum/linuxlist/linuxlist/linuxlist.html or http://www.boutell.com/lsm/ or http://www.linuxlinks.com/Software/[an error occurred while processing this directive]