Questions tagged [chrome-book]

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

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Failed to Download Crouton on Chromebook(Chroot download didn't complete)

Inputting "sudo edit-chroot -all" gives: Ok, I have been trying to get linux on my chromebook for quite some time(2 days). I have tried many different tactics and methods, but they all lead ...
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KVM Error on Chromebook Error: The host does not support any virtualization options

I need help, I continue to get "Error: The host does not support any virtualization options". Either its my processor or qemu (which idk what that is and I am sure I dont have it.) I also ...
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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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How do I update Android Studio?

I downloaded Android Studio on a Chromebook, some days later I got a notification for an update, the update link takes me to a page where I can download it from scratch. After I downloaded Android ...
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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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gnome-software on chromebook shows no software categories

I have a Chromebook with Linux Beta installed. In the Linux terminal I've run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gnome-software gnome-packagekit -y Rebooted Chromebook sudo apt-get upgrade -y ...
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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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New Linux Apps Are Not Showing Up In App Drawer

I'm sorry if this is a stupid question, but I can't Find the answer anywhere. I just started using debian, and I installed an app but it is not showing up in the app drawer where all the other linux ...
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What program reads a specific X11 keyboard mapping config file

Greetings to all those knowledgeable about X11 keyboard mappings. I'm running GalliumOS on a Lenovo N22 chromebook. Under xfce, the file /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/chromebook_ralt is read by some ...
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Can't connect to localhost on virtual machine

I have installed Linux on my Chromebook as a virtual machine (standard install by Chrome). I have also installed Bitnami XAMPP stack and Wordpress. Also the linux Chrome browser. The problem is that I ...
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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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I'm having a bit of trouble with logging in, help please

I am just starting to learn Linux Beta on my Chromebook, and it seems that I cannot access an account at all. I have used this command: vmc start termina and then attempted to login using commands ...
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I cant get Ubuntu 18.04 with gnome desktop on my chromebook with crouton

I am planing to install Ubuntu 18.04 to my chromebook with crouton. But, when I try to do it, after a long time, it just says it failed. How can I fix that? Please respond as soon as possible. Thank ...
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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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Airmon-ng not working on Crostini

When I try running airmon-ng I get no output and this error: ls: cannot access '/sys/class/ieee80211/': No such file or directory This is on a linux terminal on my Pixelbook, I installed aircrack-ng ...
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Running .bsh error (ZereneStacker)

I am trying to run the program ZereneStacker on Linux (I am using a Chromebook Samsung 3). I downloaded the program's .zip from here and extracted it. According to that download page, the .zip file ...
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Is Chrome OS supposed to restart on login screen?

Is Chrome OS supposed to restart if you take too long (less than 30 seconds) to make a decision (click something, type in a field) on the login screen ? The screen goes black and everything reloads. ...
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Debian sources errors

When I try to update my packages on my Chromebook (with Linux installed on it) I do this: sudo apt-get update, and it gives me this error: Ign:1 https://deb.debian.org/debian stretch InRelease Ign:2 ...
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Linux/Debian dpkg & administrator errors

So today I ran into a bunch of errors while using the sudo command on my Chromebook with Linux installed. For example when I try to remove my Google Chrome beta application, I tried this: sudo apt-...
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Dysfunctional Keyboard in Elementary OS SeaBIOS Dual Boot

I just used Fascinating Captain's guide to dual boot Elementary g OS on a Dell Inspiron Chromebook using SeaBIOS. Everything went smoothly until I was in Elementary OS and found that my keyboard didn'...
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E: unable to locate package airmon-ng [closed]

I've been using chromebook with Chrome OS and I installed Ubuntu with this tutorial ( https://lifehacker.com/how-to-install-linux-on-a-chromebook-and-unlock-its-ful-509039343 ), and now when I want ...
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Why is bluetooth not working on my Chromebook (Arch Linux ARM)?

I have Arch Linux ARM installed on a Chromebook C201. I've been trying to get bluetooth working without success and I can't figure out where the problem is. The output of dmesg seems to indicate that ...
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How do I backup Chrome OS?

I tried to use Acronis Backup & Restore Universal which boot form USB media, but it doesn't work. It doesn't boot from USB removable media. It looks like Chromebooks don't have a BIOS like normal ...
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Using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on Chromebook with crouton

I am planning on buying a Chromebook and using crouton (https://github.com/dnschneid/crouton) to install Linux on it. I want to use a normal install of Ubuntu 18.04 'Bionic Beaver' (preferably the "...
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Performance of Linux Apps on Chrome OS [closed]

The support for linux applications makes Chrome OS very interesting to me. But I would like to know more about their actual performance. Apparently, the applications are executed in KVM. The google ...
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Trouble installing Arch on an i686 Samsung Chromebook

Tryong to boot an Arch liveUSB. Can't install SeaBios, but I was able to enable developer mode. Legacy boot is obviously not working right now. My Chromebook: https://flash.newegg.com/product/...
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Chromebook Linux hardware issues [closed]

I recently upgraded my Chromebook Falco to a 128GB SSD and put Linux Mint on it. I'm really happy I did it, but I've noticed that my fan is running constantly. Is there something I can do to help the ...
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bash: wget: command not found

I'm using ASUS-Chromebook-Flip-C302CA / Google Chrome OS - Version 65.0.3325.35 (Official Build) dev (64-bit) and I'm trying to follow Visual Studio Code for Chromebooks and Raspberry Pi, yet failing ...
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Package 'gksu' has no installation candidate on Chromebook Kali installation [duplicate]

I recently tried to install Kali Linux on a Chromebook with crouton, but then the problems began. I have installed Xfce and KDE before and didn't particularly enjoy either of them, but install Kali ...
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Boot Ubuntu from USB on Chromebook

I have a Chromebook, more specifically an Acer Chromebook CB3-131. I have created a bootable USB drive containing Ubtuntu Desktop on my Mac. I want to boot from this USB drive on my Chromebook. I do ...
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iptables: LOG is not a valid target

I'm learning to configure firewall rules using iptables. For some reason, iptables does not recognize LOG as a valid target: ○ sudo iptables -A INPUT -p icmp -j LOG iptables: No chain/target/match by ...
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Steam library folder must be on Executable filesystem

I am running Debian 9 via Crouton on an Intel Chromebook. I've had some difficulties with bash and the display, however I resolved these. I installed Steam, and the games work on it, however I only ...
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startxfce4 no longer loads on Asus chromebook

I have an Acer chromebook that I used to be able to load into xfce via "shell" then "sudo startxfce4" at the chrome terminal. Suddenly it fails and will no longer load. Instead, I get the following. ...
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Can I go to the Legacy BIOS on a Chromebook without having to unscrew?

My particular model of Chromebook apparently does not have the traditional screw to allow booting, and I'm trying to install Gallium OS on it. I have a "Kip (HP Chromebook 14 G4)", and there is no ...
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Can I install Ubuntu Studio on a Chromebook?

Just curious, seeing as how it's a "creative" OS, I don't know how functional it could be on Chromebook. Can I install Ubuntu Studio on a Chromebook?
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Is there any way to install a latex editor (for example Texmaker) to a chromebook?

I would like to work with LaTeX in my chromebook, but I'd like to use a normal program instead of an online editor.