On June 11, 2021, a user by the name of
Slappy826#0001on Discord) created a one-line patch for Wine that allowed the Roblox Player to work again on a GNU/Linux or BSD system.
This patch was released in the development release of Wine 6.11. Here are the steps on installing it on Ubuntu:
- Add the repository key
# Add repository key wget -nc https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/winehq.key sudo apt-key add winehq.key
- Add the repository. Consult this table for the command to run.
# Add the repository sudo add-apt-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ focal main'
- Install Grapejuice and its dependencies
# Update packages sudo apt update # GrapeJuice Dependencies (https://gitlab.com/brinkervii/grapejuice) sudo apt install -y wine wine64 wine32 git python3-pip python3-setuptools python3-wheel python3-dev pkg-config libcairo2-dev libdbus-1-dev gtk-update-icon-cache desktop-file-utils xdg-utils libgirepository1.0-dev gir1.2-gtk-3.0 sudo apt install -y --install-recommends winehq-devel # Install the 6.11 development branch # Installing GrapeJuice git clone https://gitlab.com/brinkervii/grapejuice.git cd grapejuice python3 ./install.py
- Search for Grapejuice through your applications and open it up
- Click on
Maintenance > Install Roblox
And you are done!
Here are some references for troubleshooting: