How to install IMVU on a Chromebook - Revised Tutorial


Today we are looking at how to install IMVU 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 will only work on Chromebooks with an Intel or AMD CPU (with Linux Apps Support) and not those with an ARM64 architecture CPU.

It is also available in the Google Play Store.

Update: with the release of Chrome OS 96, the Linux container on a Chromebook has been upgraded to a newer version.  Because of this, we updated the commands to keep the tutorial relevant.  If you have any questions, please let us know on Youtube.

Commands Used:
1) sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
2) wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key
3) sudo apt-key add winehq.key
4) echo "deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/debian/ bullseye main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wine_chrome_os_made_simple.list
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7) sudo apt update
8) sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable
9) winecfg
10) wget  https://static-akm.imvu.com/imvufiles/installers/InstallIMVU_540.2.exe
11) wine InstallIMVU_540.2.exe
12) wine .wine/drive_c/users/username/Application\ Data/IMVUClient/IMVUClient.exe 

Chrome Flags:
chrome://flags/#crostini-gpu-support
chrome://flags#scheduler-configuration


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Comments

  1. why are you missing steps 5 and 6? but in the video you use them????

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  2. what is this am srr i bout a chromebook cuz this is so much stress


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