How to install Foxo's Fun Schoolhouse on a Chromebook

In this guide, we'll walk you through the process of installing Foxo's Fun Schoolhouse on your Chromebook. This educational game provides an entertaining learning experience for children, and with the power of Linux apps on Chrome OS, you can easily run it on your device.

Compatibility Check

Before we begin, it's important to note that this tutorial is specifically for Chromebooks with Intel or AMD processors that support Linux Apps. Unfortunately, this method won't work on Chromebooks with ARM64 architecture CPUs. If you're unsure about your Chromebook's specifications, you can check our comprehensive list of Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support.

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.

Installation Steps

Follow these steps to install Foxo's Fun Schoolhouse on your Chromebook:

  1. Download the Linux installation package from the official Foxo's Fun Schoolhouse website.
  2. Open your Downloads folder and locate the downloaded zip file.
  3. Open the Linux terminal on your Chromebook.
  4. Navigate to your Downloads folder in the terminal.
  5. Run the following commands in order:
1) unzip
2) chmod 777 FFS_1.1_Linux/Foxo\'s\ Fun\ Schoolhouse.x86_64
3) ./FFS_1.1_Linux/Foxo\'s\ Fun\ Schoolhouse.x86_64 fixedvblank_mode=0

These commands will unzip the downloaded file, set the correct permissions, and launch the game. The fixedvblank_mode=0 parameter ensures compatibility with the Chromebook's display.

Understanding the Commands

Let's break down what each command does:

  • unzip This extracts the contents of the zip file.
  • chmod 777 FFS_1.1_Linux/Foxo\'s\ Fun\ Schoolhouse.x86_64: This changes the permissions of the executable file, allowing it to be run.
  • ./FFS_1.1_Linux/Foxo\'s\ Fun\ Schoolhouse.x86_64 fixedvblank_mode=0: This runs the game with a specific display mode setting.

Troubleshooting Tips

If you encounter any issues during installation or gameplay, try these troubleshooting steps:

  • Ensure your Chromebook's Linux environment is up to date.
  • Check that you have sufficient storage space for the game.
  • If the game doesn't launch, try restarting your Chromebook and attempting the installation process again.

Additional Resources

For more information and support, you can refer to these resources:

We hope this guide helps you successfully install and enjoy Foxo's Fun Schoolhouse on your Chromebook. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out through the comments section of our YouTube video. Happy gaming and learning!