How to install Darktable 3.0 on a Chromebook

Today we are looking at how to install Darktable 3.0 or the newest version on a Chromebook! We created a video for a visual guide as well as an audio guide.  We hope that you will find it helpful.  Please find the instructions below to install Darktable, it is the same as those which we used in the video.

We used Flatpak to install Darktable as we get the latest version, where the version of Darktable which is in the Linux repository on your Chromebook is older.

Please let us know if you need any assistance!

1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install flatpak
3) sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub
4) sudo flatpak install flathub org.darktable.Darktable

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Update:  In Chrome OS 83 Linux Apps has an option now, not seen in this video as it was recorded before Chrome OS 83, to choose a username for your Linux Apps,  it is completely optional and you can just press on the install option to continue, as seen in the video.  Please send us a comment on YouTube if you need assistance!

All Currently Supported Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support

It is also possible to install Darktable 2.6 with an easier method on a Chromebook, look here.

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