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How To Play Roblox On Linux (2022) – Installation Guide

Here are all the steps to get, install and play Roblox on Linux!

Roblox is one of the most talked-about and played in the gaming community right now. But with only options for Windows & Mac downloads, many Linux users are feeling left out. But till the devs plan to release an official version, there are several workarounds you can do to get it done for now. So today let’s look at how to get, install, and play Roblox on Linux Ubuntu.

How to Get, Install & Play Roblox on Linux?

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Here’s how to get, install, and play Roblox on Linux Ubuntu:

  1. Open Internet Browser on your Linux system.
  2. We are using Mozilla Firefox for this process.
  3. Go to WineHQ webpage.
  4. Click on “Ubuntu”.
  5. Select the Ubuntu version you have.
  6. Make sure to remove any old Wine package repository first.
  7. This page will guide you with all commands.
  8. Still for your convenience, we will share them here.
  9. Open Ubuntu Terminal with Ubuntu using Ctrl+Alt+T.
  10. Type in 32-bit architecture command:
    • sudo dpkg –add-architecture i386.
  11. Now download the repository key:
    • wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key.
    • sudo apt-key add winehq.key
  12. Add the repository according to your Ubuntu version:
    • Ubuntu 21.10 – sudo add-apt-repository ‘deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ impish main’
    • Ubuntu 21.04 – sudo add-apt-repository ‘deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ hirsute main’
    • Ubuntu 20.10 – sudo add-apt-repository ‘deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ groovy main’
    • Ubuntu 20.04 | Linux Mint 20.x – sudo add-apt-repository ‘deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ focal main’
    • Ubuntu 18.04 | Linux Mint 19.x – sudo add-apt-repository ‘deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ bionic main’
  13. Now use the update command:
    • sudo apt update
  14. Use of the below package:
    • Stable branch:
      • sudo apt install –install-recommends winehq-stable
    • Development branch:
      • sudo apt install –install-recommends winehq-devel
    • Staging branch:
      • sudo apt install –install-recommends winehq-staging
  15. We used the Stable branch
  16. Now get Roblox for the Windows version
  17. Wait for it to complete
  18. Open “download folder” in “File Manager”
  19. Find the Roblox file
  20. Right-click, open with, choose “Wine Windows Program Loader”
  21. Roblox will install now
  22. Once done, you will see the Roblox icon on your desktop
  23. Right-click & select “Allow Launch”
  24. Log in with your Roblox account, and enjoy

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