How to install WinRAR on a Chromebook with Crossover 20


Today we are looking at how to install WinRAR on a Chromebook with Crossover 20.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

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.

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

Download Crossover:
https://www.codeweavers.com/crossover/

We mention in the video, that you can run Crossover for free if you do not want to/or can't afford the license fee.  It is a bit tricky but possible.  So to do this download the trial period of Crossover,  and install it, as seen in the video.  Use Crossover for the free trial period of two weeks.  After your two weeks are finished,  remove your Linux Apps in your system settings (you will lose all your Linux Apps and Linux Folder, in your file manager) and then turn it on again and setup Crossover and WinRAR again.  We know it is not convenient, but it works!

All Currently Supported Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support

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