How to install Pokemmo with Java 17 on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install Pokemmo with Java 17 on a Chromebook.

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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.

Please use the video as a visual guide, and the commands and links below to install it on your Chromebook.

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1) 00:05 (time stamp in the video)
We start the process by enabling the Linux Container on our Chromebook.  You can al
ways remove it again in the future as well if needed.

To enable it, we go to the settings of our Chromebook, inside of it, we click on the "Advance" option in the left panel, and then the "Developers" section. Then enable Linux from there as seen in the video.

2) 00:50
Now we continue to the next phase in the tutorial and that is to run several commands in our Linux terminal, which will install Pokemmo.

Some general facts about the terminal.  To paste a command into the Linux terminal, press "Ctrl Shift v" together.  After you paste a command into the Linux terminal, please press "enter" to run it.  At some commands you will see a question to press Y or n to continue.  If you see it press "enter" to continue.

2.1)  This command will download the Pokemmo installer.

wget http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/pool/contrib/p/pokemmo-installer/pokemmo-installer_1.4.8-1_all.deb

2.2) 01:15 This command will update the repositories of our Linux container.

sudo apt update

2.3) 01:41 This command will install Java 17 on your chromebook.  The Y and n question will appear in this command, please press "enter" then.

sudo apt install openjdk-17-jdk

2.4) 02:05 This command will install the pokemmo installer.  Please take note that you will see some errors in the output, as the installer needs some additional packages which we will install with the next command.

sudo dpkg -i pokemmo-installer_1.4.8-1_all.deb

2.5) 02:26 This command will install all the dependencies which Pokemmo required, which we mentioned in the previous step

sudo apt -f install

3) 02:49
Now we will launch Pokemmo.  It will install many updates to start with.

4) 03:58
To play Pokemmo, you need to find the roms yourself and move them to the rom folder, we show in this part in the video where it is.  All the roms must be fully compatible and extracted to NDS and GBA files.

Enjoy!

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