Chapter 2.4.8 2048-Qt

2048 is a fun simple lightweight game included in Lubuntu by default.


To play 2048-qt you use the arrows keys to combine blocks with the same number on them without having no possible moves at which point the game is over. As you move the blocks all the blocks in the game move in the direction of the arrow key your press. As you combine numbers your score increases by the sum of the block(s) you combine and is shown towards the upper right hand corner of the window. After each move a new block appears. Your BEST is the best you have done at this game and is also shown towards the upper right hand corner. To the left of you high score is your SCORE with the number of your current score.

If midway you want to restart to a new game press the New Game button on the right hand side or File ‣ New Game or press Control+N. If you want to close 2048-qt from the keyboard press Control+Q.




Lubuntu ships with version 0.1.6 of 2048-Qt.

How to Launch

To launch 2048-Qt go to the menu Games -> 2048-Qt or run


from the commanmdline. The icon looks like a green square with 2048 in white text.