How to install Minetest on a Chromebook

Update:  Minetest stopped to work on Chromebooks, we will be tracking it.  But in the meantime, you can install it via the Google Play Store!  Sorry for the inconvenience!

Today we are looking at how to install Minetest, a free and open-source Minecraft alternate, on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.  Enjoy!

1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install minetest

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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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