How to install Minecraft on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install Minecraft 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.

You need to start this tutorial in a new Linux Apps session.

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.

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

A big thanks to Gauging Gadgets' video for pointing me in the right direction at a step where I was struggling.

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install libsecret-1-dev
3) wget https://launcher.mojang.com/download/Minecraft.deb
4) sudo dpkg -i Minecraft.deb
5) sudo apt -f install
6) minecraft-launcher --disable-framerate-limit

Chrome Flags:

Update: with the release of Chrome OS 96, the Linux container on a Chromebook has been upgraded to a newer version.  This tutorial still works exactly as in the video, but it is no longer needed to apply the setting below, in Google Chrome as in the beginning of the video.



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