How to install Friday Night Funkin on a Chromebook in 2024

Installing Friday Night Funkin on a Chromebook

Friday Night Funkin is a popular rhythm game that has taken the internet by storm. While it's primarily designed for Windows and Mac, Chromebook users can also join in on the fun. This guide will walk you through the process of installing Friday Night Funkin on your Chromebook, ensuring you don't miss out on this exciting game.

Important Note: Compatibility

Before we begin, it's crucial to note that this tutorial will only work on Chromebooks with an Intel or AMD CPU (with Linux Apps Support). Unfortunately, Chromebooks with an ARM64 architecture CPU are not compatible with this method.

Video Tutorial

For a visual guide, please follow along with the video tutorial above. It provides a step-by-step walkthrough of the installation process.

Installation Steps

Follow these commands carefully to install Friday Night Funkin on your Chromebook:

  1. sudo echo deb trixie main | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/trixie.list
  2. sudo apt update
  3. sudo apt dist-upgrade
  4. sudo apt install kmenuedit libvlc5
  5. unzip
  6. chmod 755 Funkin
  7. ./Funkin fixedvblank_mode=0
  8. kmenuedit

Understanding the Installation Process

Let's break down what each step does:

  • Steps 1-3 add a new repository and update your system to ensure you have the latest packages.
  • Step 4 installs necessary dependencies for the game.
  • Steps 5-6 extract the game files and make them executable.
  • Step 7 runs the game with a specific graphics setting to ensure smooth performance.
  • Step 8 opens the menu editor, allowing you to create a shortcut for easy access to the game.

Downloading Friday Night Funkin

To download Friday Night Funkin, visit the official site:

Make sure to download the Linux version of the game.

Additional Resources

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

Troubleshooting Tips

If you encounter any issues during the installation process, try the following:

  • Ensure your Chromebook's Linux environment is up to date
  • Check that you have enough free space on your device
  • Restart your Chromebook and try the process again
  • If graphics issues occur, try adjusting the game's settings


With Friday Night Funkin installed on your Chromebook, you're ready to enjoy this rhythmic adventure. Remember to check for updates regularly to ensure you have the latest version of the game. If you have any questions or need further assistance, don't hesitate to reach out through the YouTube comments section.

Useful Links

All Currently Supported Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support

Chromebook comparison and Buyers Guide