How to install Moshi Monsters Rewritten Desktop on a Chromebook

In this guide, we'll walk you through the process of installing Moshi Monsters Rewritten Desktop on your Chromebook. This nostalgic game has been revived by fans, allowing players to relive their childhood memories or experience the game for the first time. Follow along with our step-by-step instructions to get started.

Compatibility Check

Before we begin, it's important to note that this tutorial is specifically designed for Chromebooks with Intel or AMD processors that support Linux Apps. Unfortunately, Chromebooks with ARM64 architecture CPUs are not compatible with this method. If you're unsure about your Chromebook's specifications, you can check our comprehensive lists of:

Video Tutorial

We've created a video tutorial to guide you through the installation process. We recommend following along with both the video and the written instructions below for the best results.

Installation Steps

Follow these steps to install Moshi Monsters Rewritten Desktop on your Chromebook:

  1. First, ensure that Linux apps are enabled on your Chromebook. If you haven't done this yet, go to your Chromebook's Settings, navigate to the Advanced section, then to the Developers section, and turn on Linux apps.
  2. Once Linux apps are enabled, open the Terminal app.
  3. In the Terminal, run the following command to update your package list:
sudo apt update

This command ensures that you have the most up-to-date information about available packages before proceeding with the installation.

Downloading Moshi Monsters Rewritten

After updating your package list, you'll need to download the Moshi Monsters Rewritten Desktop application. Visit the official website to download the latest version:

Follow the instructions on the website to download and install the application on your Chromebook.

Additional Resources

For more detailed information and step-by-step instructions, we've prepared a Google Doc that you can reference throughout the installation process:

Google Doc used in the tutorial

Troubleshooting and Support

If you encounter any issues during the installation process or have questions about using Moshi Monsters Rewritten on your Chromebook, don't hesitate to reach out. You can leave a comment on our YouTube video, and we'll be happy to assist you.


Installing Moshi Monsters Rewritten on your Chromebook opens up a world of nostalgia and fun. This fan-made revival brings back the beloved virtual pet game, allowing you to adopt and care for your own monsters, play mini-games, and interact with other players. Enjoy your journey back to Monstro City!

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Happy gaming, and enjoy your Moshi Monsters adventure on your Chromebook!