Modding:Installing SMAPI on Linux

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This page explains how to install SMAPI (the tool which lets you use mods) on Linux. See also:


  1. Install Mono.
  2. Download the latest version of SMAPI.
  3. Extract the .zip file somewhere (but not in your game folder!).
  4. Open a terminal in the extracted folder.
  5. Run mono install.exe
    The installer will detect your game and add SMAPI for you.

That's it! Just launch the game to play with mods. You don't need to change your Steam launch options (that's only needed on Windows).

To install manually instead, see instructions in the installer's readme.


Just install the new version; the installer will automatically clean up previous versions.


Run mono install.exe and choose uninstall.