How to install Roblox Studio on a Chromebook in 2020 - Revised Tutorial


Please take note, that Roblox Studio is not currently working on Chromebooks, as it now requires DirectX 10 which is currently not working on Linux.  The Grapejuice developers are working on finding a solution and you can follow their progress here.  We truly hope that it will work soon again.  We are sorry for the inconvenience! https://gitlab.com/brinkervii/grapejuice

Today we are looking at how to install Roblox Studio 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.

If you have any questions, please contact us via a YouTube comment and we would be happy to assist you!

This tutorial is based on our video to install WineHQ.  This tutorial will only work on Chromebooks with an Intel or AMD CPU (with Linux Apps Support) and not those with an ARM64 architecture CPU and depending on your Chromebook's hardware it can be a bit laggy.

As seen in the video, please make sure that you have at least 8GB space in your Linux folder for Wine and Roblox.

Update: We changed the last command since creating the tutorial, that fixes an error which some community members experienced in the past.

Please take note that with the release of Chrome OS 90,  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 dpkg --add-architecture i386
2) wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key
3) sudo apt-key add winehq.key
4) echo "deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/debian/ buster main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wine.list
5) echo "deb https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/Emulators:/Wine:/Debian/Debian_10 ./" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wine.list
6) sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys DFA175A75104960E
7) sudo apt update
8) sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable
9) winecfg
10) wget https://setup.rbxcdn.com/RobloxStudioLauncherBeta.exe
11) wine RobloxStudioLauncherBeta.exe
12) wine .wine/drive_c/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)/Roblox/Versions/*/RobloxStudioLauncherBeta.exe

Google Doc used in the tutorial

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