How to run playit.gg on Linux

First things first, you’ll need to download the latest version of the playit.gg agent from playit.gg/download.

When you try to run the program, you might get errors like

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The Fix

You’ll need to make the program runnable on linux. You can do this by running chmod +x.

cd ~/Downloads # cd into the folder where the playit program is located
chmod +x playit-linux_64-0.3.7
./playit-linux_64-0.3.7

To download and run the playit program you can use

wget https://playit.gg/downloads/playit-linux_64-0.3.7
chmod +x playit-linux_64-0.3.7
./playit-linux_64-0.3.7

If you’re interested in running playit 24/7 on a linux computer/server, see How to run playit 24/7 on Linux