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

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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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Apt update not working [duplicate]

I typed apt update in terminal, but I got the following message: Reading package lists... Done E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock ...
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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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Disk write on USB drive gives a disk I/O error operation not supported on linux on Chromebook

I am using this code https://www.codeproject.com/Articles/5261771/Golang-SQLite-Simple-Example When I run it on the Linux volume of my chromebook, it works fine. When I run it on a usb hard drive ...
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Chrome OS Crostini: Fix for 777 usr permissions

As you may know, Chrome OS is running a Linux Container (Crostini) and for my university course I needed to install Naviserver which is installed in /usr/local/ns$ My problem was that I needed to get ...
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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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Has my OS been hacked?

My phone has a malware that creates a virtual disk on the partition, so upon factory reset, it can continue is work. (I believe its a Chinese cryptojacking bug.. Runs a whole bunch of encrypted ...
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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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Scrolling Up & Down on a keybaord without PageUp, PageDown, and Fn

I'm using a chromebook with a keyboard that lacks the PageUp, PageDown, and Fn keys. I installed Ubuntu Server 20.04, terminal only. I've tried: Ctrl + [Up/Down arrow] Ctrl + Alt + [Up/Down arrow] Alt ...
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How do I delete a chrx partition on an HP Chromebook?

I tried to dual boot my Chromebook with Gallium, but didn't realize my Chromebook wasn't supported. I only have `1.5 GB of storage for ChromeOS, so everything I've tried hasn't worked. I tried the ...
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Linux Environment on Chromebook Opens Other Programs When Starting Folder

I have been having an issue with the Linux environment on chromebook. I installed Warpinator using flatpak on my Linux environment and noticed it doesn't show other computer or my phone as available ...
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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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Can't install Vivaldi Browser via Linux on Chromebook

EDIT: So after some digging, it seemed the problem was that the Vivaldi installation file was made for armhf architecture, while my system was set to arm64. They are supposed to be backwards ...
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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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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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