How to install FreeCol, which is similar to Civilization, on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install FreeCol, which is based on Colonization and similar to Civilization on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

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Please take note that with the release of Chrome OS 89,  the location of Linux Apps has been changed in the Chromebook’s settings.  Have a look at this tutorial, to see how to turn on Linux apps and then continue with the installation tutorial.

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install flatpak
3) sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
4) sudo flatpak install flathub org.freecol.FreeCol

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About Flatpak Package:
All Currently Supported Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support


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