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.

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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.

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/ buster main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wine.list
5) echo "deb https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine:/Debian/Debian_10 ./" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/winehq.list
6) sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys DFA175A75104960E
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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