No Linux support yet?

Well an AppleTV is similar what you are describing and works very well with Zwift already.

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You are right, that’s the current cheapest way to run Zwift and that’s what they recommend for budget setups. RPI would probably be at least half the price though…

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RPI does not have the graphics power to handle Zwift. It would also be under powered as far as CPU and storage.

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of course Linux is faster, it’s not a myth…and I would also add: much more reliable and not designed to suck money and personal data from their users.

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I have Zwift successfully working under Wine (https://www.winehq.org/) on Fedora Linux (but any distribution should work).

It works very well & has pretty good performance on my laptop using 720p. However, bluetooth is only minimally supported by Wine, so as mentioned above you have to use the Zwift companion app.
I use a separate Wahoo Speed, Cadence and Heartrate monitors, all but the cadence sensor work well, for some reason it under-reports the cadence.

See here for a launch script and some installer instructions, which should fix problems like the system going to sleep etc.
https://gist.github.com/wannabegeek/f3452c0d4d7cf7710a49f6cc9e689ad3

Should be fairly self explanatory for anyone with a bit of bash/command line knowledge.

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+1 Linux Support

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Has anyone tried running Zwift in a Windows VM hosted in VirtualBox?

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Thanks for this. Have it working perfectly in Ubuntu/Pop_OS! on my laptop. Had to install some missing dependencies to get it to install property with Wine 5 but largely a painless experience. Have to use the Companion to pair sensors but that’s okay for now.

+1 Linux Support

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Raspberry pi Zwift… such a good idea Ximo_Tur. That could also aid bringing the training app to the masses around the world.

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+1 Linux Support

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+1 for Linux support

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I would say that investing in Linux, investing in a Linux Image for RPI with Zwift, and things like that would open doors to vendors embedding zwift in their equipments… When it is open and free, it is easier to adopt it. Zwift, please call RPi Broadcom and say you have millions of potential consumers for their RPi … :slight_smile:

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+1 For Linux support

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FWIW: the Raspberry Pi 4 is a big improvement on memory and cpu power. I wonder if they could develop an image specifically for that platform?

+1. But for a native Linux app (not “Linux support”, which could mean different things to different people).

I would like an RPI build aswell, but if not then a linux build would be great.

+1 for Linux support