How to install SSF2 Sandbox Roster Update on a Chromebook

In this guide, we'll walk you through the process of installing SSF2 Sandbox Roster Update on your Chromebook. This popular mod for Super Smash Flash 2 adds an exciting array of new characters to the game, enhancing your gameplay experience.


Before we begin, it's important to note that this tutorial is specifically designed for Chromebooks with Intel or AMD CPUs that support Linux Apps. Unfortunately, this method won't work on Chromebooks with ARM64 architecture CPUs.


To get started, you'll need to enable Linux apps on your Chromebook if you haven't already. This can be done through your Chromebook's settings under the "Advanced" and "Developers" sections.

Installation Process

Follow these steps carefully to install SSF2 Sandbox Roster Update:

  1. Open the Linux terminal on your Chromebook.
  2. Add 32-bit architecture support with the following command:
    sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
  3. Update your package lists:
    sudo apt update
  4. Install Wine and Winbind:
    sudo apt install wine winbind
  5. Configure Wine:
  6. Unzip the downloaded SSF2 Sandbox file:
    unzip SSF2\ Sandbox\ \(2\).zip
  7. Run the Sandbox executable using Wine:
    wine start SSF2\ Sandbox/SSF2\ Sandbox/Sandbox.exe

Additional Resources

For a more detailed walkthrough, you can refer to the Google Doc used in the tutorial.

Download Links

You can download the SSF2 Sandbox Roster Update from this Google Drive link.

The original source of this download can be found in this YouTube video.

About Wine

Wine is a compatibility layer that allows you to run Windows applications on Linux systems. You can learn more about Wine on their official website.

Video Tutorial

Troubleshooting Tips

If you encounter any issues during the installation process, here are a few things to try:

  • Make sure your Chromebook's Linux environment is up to date.
  • If Wine doesn't install correctly, try rebooting your Chromebook and attempting the installation again.
  • Ensure you have enough free space on your Chromebook for the installation.
  • If the game runs slowly, try adjusting the graphics settings within the game.


Installing SSF2 Sandbox Roster Update on your Chromebook opens up a world of new characters and gameplay possibilities. While the process might seem complex at first, following these steps carefully should lead to a successful installation. Remember, modding games can sometimes lead to unexpected behavior, so it's always a good idea to back up any important game data before proceeding.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out through a YouTube comment. We're here to help you get the most out of your Chromebook gaming experience!

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