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A Chromebook is a personal computer running Chrome OS as its operating system.

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Internet works after rebooting, periodically stops and starts working

I have installed postmarket OS on my old chromebook on an SD card. Every time I restart or resume my laptop (as in, close its lid for a bit and then open it again), the internet connection works, but ...
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How to start one Linux container from another?

On Chromebook Crostini Linux I can (via .ssh/authorized_keys) stop one container from another, jidanni@n1:~$ ssh n2 sudo shutdown -h now But starting it requires crosh> vmc start termina (termina)...
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Cura Continues Crashing on Debian

I am attempting to use Cura as an app on my Chromebook using Debian Linux. I downloaded it from Flathub and have it installed on the computer. However, when I click on it, it brings up the little ...
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How to fix GPG repository Error

I'm using Linux on my chromebook and recently I removed it from the development environment and installed it back. After installation, I ran sudo apt update but after a few seconds, it showed me this: ...
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How do you install VirtualBox and VMWare on Chromebook's Linux Virtual Machine (Debian/Bullseye)?

I want to install VMWare or VirtualBox on my HP Chromebook x360's Linux Virtual Environment (Debian 11 Bullseye). The problem is that I do not know how to install it and I feel like I am missing a few ...
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Where do I extract and install the .txz file of the Shotcut Video editor?

I recently installed Shotcut on my Chromebook via the Linux Virtual Environment (Debian) on the Terminal. While the program works for the most part, it is also asked me to update to the latest version....
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Stuck in terminal setup page? (new to Linux)

I just installed Linux on my 2018 Acer Chromebook and am stuck on a page with buttons ( Manage Linux, SSH, Terminal Settings, and Dev Settings). I'm unable to type and two buttons (Manage Linux and ...
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How do you install RDesktop on Chromebook?

I have an HP Chromebook x360 with a Linux Virtual Environment (Debian 11 Bullseye) that I want to connect to my Windows XP. While I do like the Chromebook for that is, I do not like the in-built ...
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Can Mono and Wine be used in the same OS? What are the side effects of using both?

For context, I was using a Linux version of BizHawk (A multi system TAS emulator) on Chromebook via the Linux Terminal that required Mono. There was an error (the error being that it crashed when I ...
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How can I auto run the USBs files when it's plugged into my Chromebook?

Auto running the file with a ".inf" is not working.
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Bluetooth inactive error in Linux terminal

I'm trying to take data from a bluetooth device in a Linux terminal, but running into problems. When I run this command: sudo systemctl status bluetooth.service I get this error: Loaded: loaded (/lib/...
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Disable printing on ChromeOS

I have a couple of netbooks running ChromeOS for which I'd like to disable printing entirely. Preferably just for specific accounts (my kids), but if necessary, for the entire device. I haven't found ...
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flatpak , gnome-keyring initial state, Collection login doesn't exist

env is arm64 + Linux penguin 5.15.... aarch64 at upgrade time on pithos app, i needed to install gnome-keyring. Pithos is the FIRST flatpak app running on this new chromebook (dev linux working fine). ...
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Some Byobu shortcuts not working when using the Secure Shell extension from a Chromebook

I'm using the Secure Shell Chrome extension to SSH from a Chromebook to a Linux workstation. When I launch byobu (with the tmux backend), most of its keyboard shortcuts work fine, but a notable ...
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Libre Office - Linux DEB or RPM for Chrome OS?

I'm trying to install Libre Office on my Chromebook and I don't know whether to download the DEB or RPM version.
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Why can't i access /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/inet on my chromebook?

I am trying to disable the power button on my Chromebook but it keeps saying that the file is not available. What do I do?
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Apt search sees signal-desktop apt install doesn't

I'm trying to install signal-desktop on chrome-os chromebook with linux(debian) terminal All tutorials on how to do it copy and paste instructions from official website: # NOTE: These instructions ...
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How to build a newer version of u-boot for the cpu exynos 5250 of the Google / Samsung ARM chromebook "SNOW" model XE303C12

I'm trying to build a recent copy of the u-boot loader to use with my old google-samsung ARM chromebook snow. Until now I've used the copy created by the company virtualopensystems,located here : http:...
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Crouton no longer works on Chrome OS. Is there another way to install Ubuntu on it?

thanks for taking the time to look this over. It used to be that one could use Crouton to help install Ubuntu on Chrome OS. I did this years ago. It seems the newer versions of Chrome don't allow ...
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My Chromebook, running Linux, won't boot

I have a HP Chromebook G14 (see specs) from which I removed Chrome OS and installed Ubuntu 22.04.  To do this I followed the steps in the How To: Install Ubuntu on Chromebook and REMOVE Chrome OS ...
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Key-presses happening multiple times during OpenBSD installation

I am trying to install OpenBSD on HP Chromebook 11 G4 with CoreBoot (UEFI) installed through MrChromeBox firmware-util script. During the initial boot prompt (when you see the boot>) I can easily ...
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I am uncertain of how to make a piece of code for installing steam give permission to changes

I've been trying to install steam through Linux to my Lenovo chromebook but every time i follow the codes i always end up running into this error. I don't know how to give permission and am really ...
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How do I download libappindicator1?

I want to download discord-ptb-0.0.29.deb on my Chromebook (it has Linux, Debian GNU/Linux 11 \n \l to be exact), but it met me with this message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How to determine why system suspends but fails to resume

How would I go about determining why my Chromebook (Acer CB515-1HT using the SeaBIOS for boot provided by MrChromeBox.) running Linux Mint suspends successfully but does not resume? When it resumes, ...
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How do i install a package manager to chromeos?

I have a rooted x86 chromebook that I want to install Linux packages to. It has no package manager in it so how would I go about installing one? I have tried crew but it doesn't have the packages I ...
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How do I reset my root password on Chromebook?

I am very new to Linux and I'm not super computer savvy so that's sort of why I don't really know what I'm doing. I try to reset my root password in a Chromebook. As far as I know, I need to boot to ...
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Trying to get Juypter Notebook to work on my chrome book through the Linux beta

So I am trying to get Jupyter Notebook to get to work on my Chromebook. I am using this guide https://www.codecademy.com/articles/jupyter-notebook-chromebook and every time I input this code sudo apt ...
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Trouble Booting GalliumOS

Alright, so I have galliumOS installed on a chromebook, and everything works great, except whenever the laptop is put into sleep mode, powered off etc, it takes me back to the OS verification screen. ...
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How to modify /usr/lib/udev/hwdb.d/60-sensor.hwdb to correct screen rotation in tablet mode?

OS: Debian 11 udev comes with a configuration file /usr/lib/udev/hwdb.d/60-sensor.hwdb in which it states that: # Allowed properties are: # ACCEL_MOUNT_MATRIX=<matrix> # ...
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Trying to run app (fceux) on Linux beta

I have a Chromebook and have downloaded Linux beta to it. I'm trying to run fceux (Ubuntu version) https://fceux.com/web/download.html. I've been able to download it with Linux but whenever I open the ...
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Where is the Linux (beta) option on my Acer Chromebook 15?

I have searched every single video and photo on google, and could not find an answer. Usually the Linux (Beta) option would be in the settings.. Like in this photo: and sometimes it would be under a ...
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Linux on chromeos encountering many errors:58:51

OK This is a complex maze of error messages so bear with me. When I try to open or doing anything with Linux I get [=======/ ] Starting the Linux container Error starting penguin container: 58 ...
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How to make a Chromebook less demanding of fine motor control?

I am advising a Chromebook user who has difficulty with fine motor control. The user has a Chromebook with a stock Chrome OS install. This system continually demands fine motor control, and when it ...
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After downloading Android Studio, I have 1.9 GB or memory left, is that going to be a huge issue in the future?

I'm trying to learn programming. I found a course I'm interested in which covers basic programming, Kotlin, and uses Android Studio. I downloaded AS on my Chromebook (I have linux beta installed) and ...
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Bootable USB not recognizing after restart

I was running a bootable usb of GalliumOs perfectly for the last 1 year on my Chromebook. I had a MicroSD card also plugged in. I was trying to download a file to my USB, when suddenly my computer CPU ...
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Where does Chrome OS, linux (beta) mount usb devices when forwarded

I am running chrome os Version 90.0.4411.0 (Official Build) dev (64-bit) I have gone into settings and enabled my usb device and when I go into the terminal and run lsusb this is what I get Bus 002 ...
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Chromebook - How do I access /dev/hidraw0 in linux terminal without rooting?

As my study, hidraw device is hidden from /dev in the Chromebook. Is it possible to access or list the device ( such as stylus) without rooting? Thanks!
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How to wipe chrome os from my dual booted chromebook

Ok, so I have a Acer c720 that runs GalliumOS, of which I can use blender on, and Chrome OS, which I really don't use that much, as I have chromium on GalliumOS. I want to work on more projects with ...
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vmshell failed: Error starting crostini for terminal: 4

I'm using Google Pixelbook w/ Google Chrome Version 88.0.4314.0 (Official Build) dev (64-bit), when I try to start Terminal (Linux) I get following: [== ] Checking the virtual machine image ...
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qemu issue on Chromebook

I'm running Debian 10 on a Chromebook and I am trying to install and run different OS's on it. So I'm trying to use qemu. When I enter apt-get install qemu I don't think it installed perfectly ...
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Cannot mount usb to linux terminal on Chromebook

First and foremost, I deeply apologise for the way I outlined my question first time around. This is my first time asking a question on any of these servers, and I was in despair as I only wanted to ...
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How can I boot a Chromebook Lenovo Yoga e11 that has a 'broken' eMMC?

I have a chromebook that has a broken eMMC drive on the mother board. I removed the screw protection from it so there is no OS verification. One problem is that I can't enter ChromeOS to enable boot ...
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How to enable speakers on armv7 Chromebook?

I am having difficulty figuring out how to enable audio through the built-in speakers on my armv7 Chromebook (which is running Parabola GNU/Linux, based on Arch). The speakers seem to work fine with ...
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Is it possible to run x86 executable on ARM?

I'm trying to install Navicat which is an x86-64 binary onto my aarch64 machine, which results in "cannot execute binary file: Exec format error" Here's the result of running file on the executable: ...
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running android apps on linux based chromebook 303c

how do I go about downloading, installing, and running android apps on samsung chromebook model # XE303C12? need step by step guide via terminal. I've tried using crouton but apparently that only ...
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Chromebook fails to load Kubuntu installer USB

I'm trying to install Kubuntu on my Chromebook (HP Chromebook 11 G3). I got the installer from the Kubuntu website (the amd64 one, as running uname -m gives me x86_64), checked all of the checksums, ...
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How do I display a graph in root with Linux on chromebook?

I am extremely new to Linux and I'm using the Chromebook's Linux beta which I believe is ubuntu. I'm trying to use CERN's root software to display a function's graph but it gives me a massive error ...
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USB-C Hub Ethernet Not Working

Today I installed Ubuntu 18.04.3 on a Google Pixel Chromebook (2015) using the MrChromebox firmware script. The installation went well but there seems to be a problem with my USB-C Hub with ethernet ...
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How do I force my Chromebook to boot from linux install on the internal hard drive?

Background I installed Linux on the internal hard drive of my Chromebook and now, every time I boot up, I am forced to press the ctrl-l combination to select which media device I would like to boot ...
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Why does my touchpad stop working when I plug in my (normal, non-USB) headphones?

It's the darnedest thing. And only started happening within the last two days. Whenever I plug in my 3.5mm AKG headphones into the appropriate spot on my Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-532 running Ubuntu 18, ...
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