How to install Minecraft Optifine 1.17 on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install Minecraft Optifine 1.17 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.

a Big thanks to Vanilla Minecraft for helping me test it, I truly appreciate it.

Commands Used:
1) sudo cp /etc/apt/sources.list sources.list
2) sudo echo deb https://deb.debian.org/debian sid main  | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
3) sudo apt update
4) sudo apt install openjdk-16-jdk
5) sudo mv sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list
6) sudo apt update
7) wget https://launcher.mojang.com/download/Minecraft.tar.gz
8) tar -xf Minecraft.tar.gz
9) cd minecraft-launcher && ./minecraft-launcher --disable-framerate-limit
10) chmod 755 optifine.jar
11) java -jar optifine.jar
12) sudo apt install menulibre
13) menulibre
13) env MESA_GL_VERSION_OVERRIDE=3.2 command

Chrome Flags:
chrome://flags/#crostini-gpu-support
chrome://flags/#exo-pointer-lock
chrome://flags/#enable-pointer-lock-options
chrome://flags#scheduler-configuration

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