Install Hulu Desktop App in Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS

Last updated: August 20, 2013

This simple and brief tutorial shows you how to install Hulu Desktop client in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint and Elementary OS.

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It’s easy to install Hulu Desktop App in Debian / Ubuntu based systems, because the official website provides the DEB package for downloading.

Before gettings started, you may check your system type (32-bit or 64-bit) by System Settings -> Details.

Press Ctrl+ALt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command to download Hulu Desktop client:

  • 64-bit Systems
  • 32-bit systems:
  • Now, install the deb package:

    sudo dpkg -i huludesktop_*.deb

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    One response to Install Hulu Desktop App in Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS

    1. Jason Rosenberg August 23, 2015 at 2:48 am

      What do I do now?

      “Hulu Desktop could not locate the Flash plugin.

      If you already have it installed, please modify ~/.huludesktop with the correct location of”