How to install Ravenfield on a Chromebook

In this guide, we'll walk you through the process of installing Ravenfield on your Chromebook. Ravenfield is a popular single-player first-person shooter game that offers intense combat scenarios with customizable battles. By following these steps, you'll be able to enjoy this exciting game on your Chromebook.


Before we begin, it's important to note that this tutorial is specifically designed for Chromebooks with an Intel or AMD CPU that support Linux Apps. Unfortunately, this method won't work on Chromebooks with an ARM64 architecture CPU. Make sure your device meets these requirements before proceeding.

Video Tutorial

For a visual guide, we've provided a video tutorial above. We recommend following along with both the video and the written instructions below for the best results.

Step-by-Step Instructions

Follow these steps to install Ravenfield on your Chromebook:

  1. First, download the Ravenfield Linux installation package from the official Ravenfield website.
  2. Once downloaded, open your file manager and locate the downloaded zip file.
  3. Open your Linux terminal and navigate to the directory where you downloaded the file.
  4. Use the following commands in order:
1) unzip
2) chmod 755 Ravenfield\ Linux/Ravenfield.x86_64
3) ./Ravenfield\ Linux/Ravenfield.x86_64 fixedvblank_mode=0

Let's break down what these commands do:

  • The first command unzips the downloaded file.
  • The second command changes the permissions of the Ravenfield executable file to make it runnable.
  • The third command runs the game with a specific graphics setting to ensure compatibility with Chromebooks.

Additional Resources

For more detailed information and updates, you can refer to our Google Doc used in the tutorial.


If you encounter any issues during the installation process, here are a few tips:

  • Make sure your Chromebook's Linux environment is up to date.
  • Check that you have enough free space on your device for the game installation.
  • If the game doesn't launch, try restarting your Chromebook and attempting the installation process again.

If you're still experiencing problems, feel free to reach out to us via a YouTube comment on the tutorial video, and we'll be happy to assist you.


Installing Ravenfield on your Chromebook opens up a world of strategic gameplay and intense combat simulations. Remember to check out our Chromebook comparison and Buyers Guide for more information on choosing the right Chromebook for gaming and other tasks.

Enjoy your new gaming experience on your Chromebook!

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