How to install Roblox Studio on a Chromebook in 2020 - Revised Tutorial

Update!  It is now possible to install Roblox (windows version) and Roblox Studio on a Chromebook.  However, you do need a powerful Chromebook for it to work.  Have a look here: 

Today we are looking at how to install Roblox Studio 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.

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

This tutorial is based on our video to install WineHQ.  This tutorial will only work on Chromebooks with an Intel or AMD CPU (with Linux Apps Support) and not those with an ARM64 architecture CPU and depending on your Chromebook's hardware it can be a bit laggy.

As seen in the video, please make sure that you have at least 8GB space in your Linux folder for Wine and Roblox.

Update: We changed the last command since creating the tutorial, that fixes an error which some community members experienced in the past.

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 dpkg --add-architecture i386
2) wget -nc
3) sudo apt-key add winehq.key
4) echo "deb buster main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wine.list
5) echo "deb ./" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wine.list
6) sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys DFA175A75104960E
7) sudo apt update
8) sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable
9) winecfg
10) wget
11) wine RobloxStudioLauncherBeta.exe
12) wine .wine/drive_c/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)/Roblox/Versions/*/RobloxStudioLauncherBeta.exe

Google Doc used in the tutorial

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  1. its not working when i try to paste it it doesnt want to paste

    1. To paste you have to hold down ctrl shift and V

    2. sorry roblox studio now needs direct x 10

  2. Thank you so much it very helpful to install roblox studio on a chromebook

  3. gjekh wefjr wehjge fs ewjhk = (thank jesus christ it works)

  4. Hmmm So It Download And Only Pops Up With A Notification Saying
    File Not Found
    Path Not Found


    1. you did a step wrong, you have to trace back a few steps

  5. so i try to run sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable
    but it says
    E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
    E: Unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend), is another process using it?


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