How To Host Parsec On Linux

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of hosting Parsec on Linux. Parsec is a game streaming application that allows users to remotely operate their gaming PCs from any device, anywhere. By hosting Parsec on Linux, you can access your game library remotely and enjoy high-quality gaming sessions, regardless of your location.


  • A computer with Ubuntu 18.04 or later.
  • Parsec installed on your Linux system.

Step 1: Install Parsec on your Linux system

In order to host Parsec on Linux, you first need to install Parsec on your system. To do so, follow these steps:

Update your system

Firstly, ensure your system is up-to-date by running the following command:

    sudo apt-get update  
    sudo apt-get upgrade  

Download and install Parsec

Next, download and install Parsec using the following commands:

    sudo dpkg -i parsec-linux.deb  

Step 2: Configure Parsec

Once you have Parsec installed on your Linux system, the next step is to configure it to host gaming sessions. Here’s how:

Launch Parsec

Launch Parsec using the command: parsec.

Sign in or create a Parsec account

After launching Parsec, you will be prompted to sign in. If you don’t already have a Parsec account, create one at this point.

Configure hosting settings

Next, go to the settings in Parsec and find the hosting tab. From here, you can personalize your hosting settings according to your preferences.

Step 3: Start hosting with Parsec

With Parsec installed and configured, you can now start hosting gaming sessions. All you need to do is ensure Parsec is running on your Linux system and connected to the internet. Your friends can join your gaming sessions by connecting to you through Parsec.

Hosting Parsec on Linux is a straightforward process that gives you the flexibility to game from anywhere. We hope this guide has been helpful in setting up your Parsec hosting on Linux. Happy gaming!