How to install Minecraft on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install Minecraft on a Chromebook.

As seen in the video below, we firstly enable Linux Apps on our system, then we download the Minecraft.deb package from the website.  Then we move the package from our Download folder to our Linux Apps folder and lastly, we install it on our system with the three commands below.  Enjoy!

Download Link:
https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/download/alternative/

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt update
2) sudo dpkg -i Minecraft.deb
3) sudo apt -f install

Update:  In Chrome OS 83 Linux Apps has an option now, not seen in this video as it was recorded before Chrome OS 83, to choose a username for your Linux Apps,  it is completely optional and you can just press on the install option to continue, as seen in the video.  Please send us a comment on YouTube if you need assistance!

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Comments

  1. the longest part about thiss is installing Linux (Beta).

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  2. the 2nd command does work for me:

    dpkg: error processing archive Minecraft.deb (--install):
    package architecture (amd64) does not match system (arm64)
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    Minecraft.deb

    any advice??

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    1. why do you need advice if it works?

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    2. i think he/she meant it doesnt work and the person is right the second command isnt working for me either

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    3. dont work for me i get error

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    4. second one doesnt work for me either help:(

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    5. You have a Chromebook with an ARM64 processor. The minecraft package is for AMD and intel processors.

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    6. I have Intel and it won't work.

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    7. its not working for me either

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  3. the second command doesn´ t work for me either

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  4. dpkg: error processing archive Minecraft.deb (--install):
    package architecture (amd64) does not match system (arm64)
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    Minecraft.deb
    I get this for the second comand .

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  5. same donovangroom@penguin:~$ sudo dpkg -i Minecraft.deb
    dpkg: error: cannot access archive 'Minecraft.deb': No such file or directory

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    1. is ur minecraft file in the linux files?

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  6. 3rd command doesn't work for me, all it says is
    Reading package lists... Error!
    E: Write error - write (28: No space left on device)
    E: IO Error saving source cache
    E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.

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  7. the 3rd one is being weird.. it says

    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 42 not upgraded.

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  8. real way to get minecraft

    1 install linux beta

    2.go to minecraft alternative downloads and download minecrfat.debfil

    3. in file app right click should say "install with linux beta"

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  9. Did it! Seems to be working so far.

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  10. I am using a 83.0.4103.119 (Official Build) (64-bit) chrome os and it uses crosh and it doesn't
    recognize the command. Help would be appreciated.

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    1. unknown command: sudo This is what shows up

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  11. Mine downloaded fine after about two hours, when I go to click play the Mojang title comes up and starts loading but halfway through it stops and I get a “game crashed” notification. Someone help

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  12. does it work for a Lenovo Chromebook C330 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop, 11.6-Inch HD (1366 x 768) IPS Display, MediaTek MT8173C Processor, 4GB LPDDR3, 64 GB eMMC, Chrome OS, 81HY0000US, Blizzard White

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  13. the first works for me but not the second :( Please I Need Some Help

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  14. The last one for me says 0 upgraded 0 installed and 0 to remove. what does it mean? : [

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  15. help plz when I run the second command it says "cannot access archive 'Minecraft.deb': No such file or directory"
    ok, so I moved the Minecraft.deb file in Linux files and now it says "dpkg frontend lock is locked by another process"

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