How to install Veadotube Mini on a Chromebook

In this guide, we'll walk you through the process of installing Veadotube Mini on your Chromebook. Veadotube Mini is a popular lightweight 2D VTuber software that allows users to create and animate virtual avatars for streaming or video content. This tutorial is designed to complement our video guide, providing detailed written instructions for each step.

Compatibility Note

Before we begin, it's important to note that this tutorial is specifically for Chromebooks with an Intel or AMD CPU that support Linux Apps. Unfortunately, this method won't work on Chromebooks with an ARM64 architecture CPU. If you're unsure about your Chromebook's compatibility, you can check our list of all currently supported Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support.

Video Tutorial

Step-by-Step Installation Guide

Follow these steps to install Veadotube Mini on your Chromebook:

  1. First, ensure that Linux apps are enabled on your Chromebook. If you haven't done this yet, go to your system settings, click on the advanced section in the left panel, then click on the developers section, and turn on Linux apps.
  2. Download the Veadotube Mini Linux installation package from the official website.
  3. Once downloaded, open your file manager and locate the downloaded zip file.
  4. Now, open your Linux terminal and navigate to the directory where you downloaded the zip file.
  5. Use the following commands in your terminal:
1) unzip
2) chmod 755 veadotube\ mini/veadotube\ mini.x86_64
3) ./veadotube\ mini/veadotube\ mini.x86_64 --disable-framerate-limit

Let's break down what these commands do:

  • The first command unzips the downloaded file.
  • The second command changes the permissions of the executable file to make it runnable.
  • The third command runs Veadotube Mini with frame rate limiting disabled, which can help improve performance on some systems.

Additional Resources

For more detailed information and visual references, you can refer to the Google Doc used in the tutorial.

Troubleshooting Tips

If you encounter any issues during installation or while running Veadotube Mini:

  • Ensure your Chromebook's Linux environment is up to date by running 'sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade' in the terminal.
  • If you experience performance issues, try closing other applications to free up system resources.
  • Make sure your Chromebook's graphics drivers are up to date.


Congratulations! You should now have Veadotube Mini installed and running on your Chromebook. This versatile tool opens up a world of possibilities for content creation and streaming. As you explore its features, you might want to experiment with different avatar designs or integrate it with your preferred streaming software.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out through a YouTube comment on our video tutorial. We're here to help you make the most of your Chromebook and Linux apps!

For more Chromebook tips and tricks, check out our Chromebook comparison and Buyers Guide. Happy creating!