Questions tagged [chrome-book]

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

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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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Lightdm Webkit2 greeter not loading - 'Error running javascript'?

I am running Parabola GNU/Linux (Arch derivative) on an armv7 Chromebook C201. I am currently experiencing a problem with the lightdm-webkit2-greeter not loading up properly on boot. I have checked /...
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How to change screen resolution on Chrome OS's Linux (Beta)

I have a Chromebook, and I recently installed the Linux (Beta) feature Chrome OS has, where you can have Linux running alongside Chrome OS. It all works very well, except for one thing: that the ...
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Audio Fix for 2015 Google Chromebook Pixel II?

Problem Audio does not work through the built-in speakers and headphone jack. Environment 2015 Google Chromebook Pixel II Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Kernel 5.0.0-37-generic Audio Devices aplay -l **** ...
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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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Acer Chromebook Spin 13 / AKALI360 - supposed sound fix not working in Void Linux (“No backend DAIs found”)

I have the machine stated in the title with Coreboot UEFI, on which I have installed Void Linux. Unfortunately, the sound is not working, so I tried the fix described here: https://github.com/...
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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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Failed to open “SL64G”. Can't mount file

So, I am using a Chromebook CB515-1H. I have inserted a MicroSD and it shows it as 64GB Volume for a split second in files then disappears. I tried to go to computer:///SL64G.drive and then i get the "...
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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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Password Problem with chromebook transitioning to crouton

Whenever I used Sudo command, cd; and etc. I get the prompt We trust you have received the usual lecture from the local System Administrator. It usually boils down to these three things: #1) ...
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Mounting SMB network share

I'm trying to mount an SMB share on my Chromebook which runs Linux, but I get a strange error cifs filesystem not supported by the system I did install cifs-utils, samba-common and samba user@...
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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.
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Error dding file to usb on Chromebook

I have a Snow Bara samsung chromebook, I want to use USB boot to boot kali linux, without messing up my computer. I used enable_usb_dev_boot to get it to boot from usb, but it has problems when ...
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USB flash drives appear and disappear instantly from Thunar (xfce)

I have a HP Chromebook where i used crouton to install xfce on. Everything is working fine and expected. However when I whenever I plug up a flash drive (64bit formated with NTFS or 265MB formated ...
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Arch Linux ARM audio not working (chromebook)

I am currently booting Arch Linux ARM from an SD card on my Samsung Chromebook (model XE303C12). I have the XFCE4 DE installed with PulseAudio and Alsa-utils. I cannot get any audio to work what-so-...
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Getting a list of package names that are available to be installed in Portage

I'm working on a Chromebook. Since Chrome OS is based on Gentoo, the package management system that is available in developer mode is Portage. emerge is the command to use to install packages, but it ...
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USB Mouse not working on Samsung ChromeBook 3

Samsung ChromeBook 3 on Chrome OS beta channel. Developer mode is enabled. USB Keyboards work OK, but USB Mouse isn't working. (I only have one to test but it works ok on other linux PC) The ...
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Use sudo to simulate initial login and run command

I have a Dev-Install environment setup on my Chromebook. Whenever I use it through crosh, I immediately switch to the root user using sudo -i. The reason that sudo -i is used instead of sudo su is so ...
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Audio not working Arch Linux (CHROMEBOOK)

So I have installed Arch Linux on an HP Chromebook. I have tried everything to get the Audio on it to work. I only see 2 HDMI outputs when I run aplay -l I am running ArchLinux 2017.06.01 Kernel 4.11....
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Can't see GRUB menu on Boot, Chromebook

I've installed Arch 2017.07.01 on a micro SD card in my Dell Chromebook 13 using this guide, and I'm using John Lewis' SeaBios to dual boot. I can successfully get into the boot menuand select the ...
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Clear shell and crosh histories in Chrome OS

I have a Acer Chromebook 14 and have installed and removed a whole host of Linux OSes using the crouton installer. As a result, both the crosh and shell histories are jam-packed full of commands I've ...
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How to install python on chromeos terminal

In this post, the top answer says that Alternatively you can go put your device in Developer Mode and gain access to a shell from where you can install/launch Python. I want to know how to do this....
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Flashed Intel Braswell Chromebook but still getting OS verification off screen

I've flashed my Intel Braswell Chromebook with the RW_LEGACY flash, and installed Gallium. But every time I restart I get the OS verification off screen. I can bypass this with ctrl + l. But since ...
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Chromebook Asking for Old Password

Immediately after updating my chromebook to the latest dev version (Version 59.0.3071.25 dev), it has the normal sign-in prompt on boot, but once I enter my password and second factor (Yubikey), it ...
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Where Can I Download Chrome OS?

A few months ago, I bought a Chromebook CR-48 Mario on eBay and I "modded" it and flashed a new BIOS and installed a different Linux version. Now I want to re-install Chrome OS. Where can I download ...
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Install Packet Tracer on ARM devices

Cisco has released a packet tracer version for Android, do you know if is possible to install packet tracer on an ARM linux device (e.g. Raspberry Pi or ARM Samsung Chromebook?)
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Playing DVDs on chromebook using crouton

I am aware that Chromebooks cannot play DVDs normally but I wanted to know if connecting an external DVD drive via USB and trying to play in something like VLC media player would enable someone to ...