How to install Krita 4.1.7 on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install Krita on a Chromebook.

Since the release of Chrome OS 80, the Linux Apps (Crostini) have been upgraded in Chromebooks, which also means the Linux Applications in the repository have been upgraded as well.

So in this video, we enable Linux Apps on our Chromebook, update the repositories (just of the Linux apps) and then install Krita its dependencies.  Please follow the video/audio guide and find the commands used below.

Please contact us if you need any assistance.

Commands Used:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install krita

Official Site:
https://krita.org/en/

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!

We also created a video, on how to install the latest version of Krita via flatpak, look here.

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