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A topic by killerwhalejames created Mar 17, 2019 Views: 39,458 Replies: 98
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I already posted this as a response to some people asking, but a lot of people probably wouldn't see it. So, I have decided to make a new post 

I am using a Acer Chromebook 14

(It took me 6 + hours to figure everything out and write it up, you're welcome)

There are 2 ways you can do this.  

1. Install steam with linux (search it up it's really easy) and play the laggy version

It is also worth knowing that you cannot get the true ending, as 99% of the time you "browse game files" will not work. (It's been a recurring problem on steam)


2. The long way. But trust, me, it barely lags (compared to the steam version at least) and you can delete your game files.

note: if you want to check whatever your doing, use ls -algs

A. Download ddlc-win.zip from this website (microsoft/linux version)

B. Click on ddlc-win.zip. This should be in your download folder. A new zip file with titled ddlc-win.zip will appear on the bottom, with a box and squiggly symbol in the middle. 

C. click on the only folder,  DDLC-1.1.1-pc

D. a new subsection should appear beneath the  the file mentioned in step B.

E. Copy it, then paste it into Linux Files

F. Open linux, type in chmod 777 DDLC-1.1.1-pc (this allows you to execute, read, and write it) 

When you press enter, chmod should just go to the next line w/out, on the surface, doing anything (you can always check with ls -algs)

For the next few steps, just follow them. I'm too lazy to explain them :p

G: type in cd DDLC-1.1.1-pc

H: Now, type in chmod 777 lib

I: type in cd lib

J: type in  chmod 777 linux-x86_64

K: type in  cd linux-x86_64

L:type in chmod 777 DDLC

M: type in cd ~ 

N: type in cd DDLC-1.1.1-pc

O: type in chmod 777 DDLC.sh (this is the file that will hopefully run your game)

P :type in ./DDLC.sh

Q: Wait a few seconds, game prompt should pop up 

R: Click Either: the first or second option. (second option if u don't want to see the performance warning each time you boot it up)

S: You are now in the game!

T: To boot it up, type :

           cd DDLC-1.1.1-pc

          ./DDLC.sh

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Bonus Points for storage!

Steam takes up around 4 GB. This game takes 300Mb ish.  :D


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wow thats hard

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I don't have lunix files, how do i get it???

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You Have to download Linux beta from settings on chromebook, then you should have the file

now in settings nthere ias a beta option you can turn on make sure to download a reboot program of googles to a data stick 

get linux files

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thank you, literally so much. you’re a life saver. it glitches sometimes but it definitely runs smoothly! like sayori will glitch time to time but it’s worth it.

Why does that happen to me too lol? is it like a bug???

Im pretty sure its because the chromebook is simultaneously running ChromeOS and LinuxOS at the same time, and it also doesnt seem to be a gaming computer

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Just pretend its pat of the game. That's what i did.

I'm on Acer 14 too, but  can't access Linux files. HELLLPPP

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How do I paste the DDLC-1.1.1-pc file into the Linux file??

I'm extra late, but um

right click on the DDLC 1-1-1.pc folder that appears after clicking ddlc.zip

click "Copy"

go to Linux Files and right click

Select "Paste"

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I have a little question, lets say I already played, but now I have to reinstall it.. So I deleted it and tried again, but now it loads up to 99% before saying it was interrupted, I resume, but now it won't let me download it again AT ALL. Do you know how to solve that?? ;-

at the end of the game you have to delete monika to get the true ending, is it ok if I just delete her or do I have to do something else?

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hey, any idea how to work the Monika after story mod into this

AAAAAA THANK YOU- I HAVENT PLAYED THIS IN FORVER AND MY LAPTOP BROKE SO I HAVE TP USE A CHROMBOOK AND IVE BEEN WANTING TO LPAY DDLC AGAIN FOR SO LONG

ello, so i did all the steps and game is running but the sound is not working My sound is on and the settings in game is on Do you know whats causing this? is there a way to fix it?

Hey, I got this too and I was pretty  upset about it. (I ended up trying all these different ways to play the game, but none of them worked or were very reliable. They also took up lots of my storage.) I eventually ended up deleting Linux files to free up space, but then I went back to downloading it to try this all over again. Surprisingly, after I did all the complicated coding stuff, the sound was playing. I got really excited. I plan to play through the full game without closing it down- this is because once I do, I know that sound will stop working. I truly hope that this helps, even though I'm super late in replying to this comment.

how do i delete her file?

It did not work AT ALL how do you do that can you send me a copy of yours please??????????

Hey there! Is there anyway to get a fresh copy of the game so you could use mods or something? It'd be cool to, so just asking!

it wont work for me :(

Hey so, I want to put DDLC mods, how would we do this

is it only for acer 14?

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it keeps giving me a permission denied message, how do i fix this?

hey! does anyone know if this works for the acer chromebook 15

It does. It's working on mine, so it should work on yours

Ok, So it wont let me boot it up, When i do the boot command this comes up "Ren'Py could not detect that platform it's running on. Please set the RENPY_PLATFORM environment variable to one of "linux-i686" or"linux-x86_64", or "darwin-x86_64" and run this command again.", Please help me out. 

So I know like absolutely nothing abt coding n jazz, but I had the same issue. Looking stuff up I found that you can set the renpy platform with "export RENPY_PLATFORM=linux-x86_64" so then I put in ./DDLC.sh it says I have an "Exec format error"... okay.  I set the platform to the i686 one and I just get "Permission denied" (after running the ddlc.sh thing again)... okay. I set the platform to the darwin one and I get... some long error about not having the platform files. I don't currently feel like downloading more files so someone else can try the darwin stuff, but anyways this as already pushed my pea-brain so far so I hope this helps someone else :3 

Hi! I'm super late to this, but if you are still unable to play because it says somthing about " linux-x86_84" or something such as that, the files are in fact in the game, and I know a shortcut using the steps from the post! All you gotta do is to steps A thru E as usual first. Then, you gotta go to your files and open up DDLC thru your Linux files. Next, open the "lib" file and find the subfile "linux-x86_64". double click it and select "open with terminal". Once the terminal opens, just follow steps L to P! It will open the same way as it would if you followed the original steps. :)

It isn't allowing me to go into full screen

same what do i do

BTW I installed itch and installed the game from the app

and used nemo to manage the files

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when i copy it it wont paste

where the flip do i type it???

it didnt work. I did everything you said as best i could and everything worked until i copied and pasted the subfile you said to into linux. It just cam up with my username and then the word penguin for some reason. I wrote everything out even so and every time i pressed enter another line would pop up saying there was no such file or directory. I finished anyway and when i pressed enter on the last line, the same no such file line popped up, it went to the next line, and nothing else happened. Please help me somebody. I'm dying inside.

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what are the easier ways to boot up the game PLEASE HELP MEEEEEEEEE

I found a shortcut! You still do steps A thru E as usual, but I found a way to skip a lot of those steps. First, you gotta go to your files and open up DDLC thru your Linux files. Next, open the "lib" file and find the subfile "linux-x86_64". double click it and select "open with terminal". Once the terminal opens, just follow steps L to P! It will open the same way as it would if you followed the original steps. :)

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I tired this but it still says "Ren'Py could not detect that platform it's running on. Please set the RENPY_PLATFORM environment variable to one of "linux-i686" or"linux-x86_64", or "darwin-x86_64" and run this command again." it would be really helpful if u could help me

export RENPY_PLATFORM="linux-x86_64"

Place it inside DDLC.sh  or Type it in terminal before execute it

I tried to do:
export RENPY_PLATFORM="linux-x86_64
But it didn't work. It says ./DDLC.sh: 78: exec: /home/_2345/DDLC-1.1.1-pc/lib/linux-x86_64/DDLC: Exec format error
I'd be super grateful if someone could help

i did this and it worked perfectly! :D if you follow their tutorial it doesn't take very long! and thank you for all the work and time put into finding this out!

how do i make it fullscreen

i am not sure because it only opens in a window on mine so i don't think it goes full screen.

how do i make it full scree

i know this is a year ago but

my chromebook just has a seziure whenever i open it up. its probably just mine being shitty and such but damn. i have no idea how to describe it. i know it works, and i give it a thumbs up since it did work till i switched to full screen lol

whats the site were i can download the thing. im talking about the first 2 steps for the longer version

you can get it here: https://ddlc.moe/ 

Thank you so much! It worked perfectly, with only minor glitches. I'm so glad you posted this!

Hi @killerwhalejames! I know I'm super late to this, but I used your steps to play the game, and it worked perfectly! I tried using a different renpy version the first time I tried to play, but no matter what method I tried, I couldn't delete Monika! So I'm really happy to see you found a better way. With your help, I was able to get the secret ending on the first playthrough!

 Also, I've replayed the game three times, and while following your steps, I found a shortcut! You still do steps A thru E as usual, but I found a way to skip a lot of those steps. First, you gotta go to your files and open up DDLC thru your Linux files. Next, open the "lib" file and find the subfile "linux-x86_64". double click it and select "open with terminal". Once the terminal opens, just follow steps L to P! It will open the same way as it would if you followed the original steps. :)

okay so i played this game multiple times using this method and it worked fine. but recently i re downloaded it to play again and the game crashed once. it was annoying but i brushed it off. then i get up to yuris death and she stabs herself once and the game crashes AGAIN so i delete it and reinstall it again, and i click "pick up from where i left off" usually, this takes me to the main menu. but instead it took me to moments before yuris death scene, i hadn't even saved then! and again she stabbed herself once and it crashed. in linux it says:

XIO:  fatal IO error 0 (Success) on X server ":0"

      after 1662 requests (1662 known processed) with 0 events remaining.

does anyone know a solution??

Even more Bonus Points for the fact that this can be used on nearly any Ren'Py virtual novels that have Linux downloads!

im gonna c r y chmod 777 DDLC-1.1.1-pc didnt work I-

or you can get wine

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my laptop is not leting me play it

Can you send the code(s)/steps u went through?

what exactly was the error?

me too

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For the second way on how to install it can you put the link for Microsoft/Linux cause I've been trying to find it  but I cant and it would have been easier to if u put the link for it in your post

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https://ddlc.moe/   Once you do that then click download, then click no thanks, just take me to the downloads, then download the windows version because that is also the linux version

yo can you pls help me i dont know how to do it the easy way or the hard way

i tryed all the these thing but none of them work is there another way

Does it work on Chromebook R11???

I am on the chromebook acer 15 and i want to install games  like these and theres this game called pizza tower and i just want to play it do u got any tips?

Thank you so much! After a few tries, it worked!

how do i get the character files? i did it on the long way and it worked

 files> ddlc-win.zip > DDLC-1.1.1-pc > characters

How do I get the different endings. How do I delete the monika.chr file? Im stupid. and also i wish there were more tutorials like this for chromebooks because we dont get support for alot of things like i havent been able to get ssf2 running on this.

go to files> ddlc-win.zip > DDLC-1.1.1-pc > characters > monika.chr

You are a hero. Thank you so much for posting these instructions! 

not working

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It's pretty funny seeing people not know how to get linux files lmao

go to settings, not the android settings but the chromebook ones

then after that you go to linux (Beta) and you should get linux through there

once you get it installed,open the "terminal"

after that put it on the lft side of the screen and put this on the right side of the screen

then yoou can easily follow the steps from the earlier comments!

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There are also ways to update linux, just in case. 

type sudo apt update and things will start going brrr . when it stops moving it says things can be upgraded. Next type sudo apt upgrade and it will start going brrr again. When it says "would you like to continue, Y/N" (or something like that), type yes and this is the last time it will go brrr and when it stops moving, close the terminal and everything will be up to date.

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how do I copy and paste DDLC-1.1.1-pc into  Linux?

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1. right click 2. press copy 3. go to lunix files 4. right click 5. press paist

I'm not being able to paste DDLC-1.1.1-pc into linux files.  Can you tell me how to do that?

Will these steps work for other games? There's a game that I really want to play but it's in tar.bz2 format 

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If it has a Linux sign then yes it will work, but don't install it like this, just get the itch.io app on Linux and install it from the app, itch.io should do the work from there

This applies to a bunch of games, as long as they have the linux sign

oh my god. I've been using things all over the internet, trying to play this game. This was the first one that worked. Thank you so much!

It works, but I can't get any sound.

just try to open it again, usually works, or you can get the itch.io app for Linux, and it'll work instalntly when you launch from the application

how do i install the itch.io app?

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  • What if you have windows?

then just download the windows version of doki doki literature club. you dont need to do any of this in that case.

Thanks<33

I have a DELL chromebook, and i cant figure out how to download linux beta.

I had put in the code and whatnot, but once I got to P, it had said "Ren'Py could not detect that platform it's running on. Please set the RENPY_PLATFORM environment variable to one of the "linux-i686" or "linux-x86_64" and run this command again." How do I do so? (Thank, and sorry)

I got the first 2 terminal commands in, but when I type in "chmod 777 lib", it responds with "chmod: cannot access 'lib': No such file or directory". Is this an error? Is there a way I can fix it? Thanks

THANK YOU SO MUCH! i was spending so much time trying to figure out how to run this game on linux cause I wanted to play it with a mod.

it won't let me paste the files, it just does ^V when i do ctrl-v

it wont go full screen

Will this work with any of the games on itch.io with linux download?  Just replace the DDLC file name with the other one?

If your using a chromebook you probably shouldn't be playing this game

it says that lib isnt a thing on mine i have no clue where to go from here :

can you do it on lenovo chromebook

Ok so wait, I do step J and I get the message "chmod: cannot access 'linux-x86_64': No such file or directory" anyway to fix this?

Can you send me the game cuz ik you can share apps can you do it that way?

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This still works in 2021! One question. How to install mods?