Chromebook Download – BETA

Please Note

Do NOT purchase a license for this Beta version until successfully installed and you have confirmed that the version runs on your Chromebook (see step 13 below).
The packages on this page are suitable for 64-bit Intel-based Chromebooks (Core and Celeron processors)
- MotorLab is not compatible with ARM-based Chromebooks.

Step 1:

Download the MotorLab .zip package

Step 2:

Enable Linux on Chromebook and use the terminal to install the packages.

Details below:

1. Enable Linux (beta) on your chromebook. See

Alternatively, open the Chrome OS Settings, search for Linux in the search bar, and then click the "Set UP" button.

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2. Click Next to set up Linux on your Chromebook.

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3. Provide a new username and click Install.

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4. Once setup is complete you will see a terminal window for entering commands.

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5. Open the file manager (Files app) and you should see a new entry for "Linux files". Move / Copy the downloaded .zip file ( to the "Linux files" location.

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6. Return to the terminal window and type or paste (using CTRL+SHIFT+V) the following command into the terminal (make sure to press Return/Enter after pasting) to create a MotorLab subfolder:

mkdir MotorLab

7. Type or paste the following command into the terminal to move the downloaded file to the MotorLab subfolder:

mv MotorLab

8. Navigate to the MotorLab folder:

cd MotorLab

9. Use the following command to extract the MotorLab installer files to the current folder: 


10. Use the following command to install all of the new .deb files.

sudo dpkg -i *.deb

11. The MotorLab app (lightbulb icon) can now be found in your applications menu (or just search for MotorLab).


1. On launch MotorLab will request that you provide a license code.

You can purchase a license HERE