How to install Dolphin Emulator Desktop Client on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install Dolphin Emulator Desktop Client 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.

Unfortunately, controllers don't work with Linux Apps on a Chromebook, so only your mouse and keyboard will work with this tutorial.

You can install the Android version from here (not all Chromebooks support the play store version, but controllers should work with it):
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.dolphinemu.dolphinemu&hl=en

If you have any questions, please contact us via a YouTube comment and we would be happy to assist you!

Please take note that with the release of Chrome OS 90,  the location of Linux Apps has been changed in the Chromebook’s settings.  Have a look at this tutorial, to see how to turn on Linux apps and then continue with the installation tutorial.

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install flatpak
3) sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
4) sudo flatpak install flathub org.DolphinEmu.dolphin-emu

Official Site:

All Currently Supported Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support


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