Questions tagged [chrome-book]

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

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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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What are these Chromebook block devices?

I recently acquired an Asus Chromebook C201, which I am in the process of installing Linux on. I have installed Arch on an SD card, which is booting fine; however, the output of lsblk is different ...
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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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Crouton Unity - No Launcher, No Dash, No Terminal [closed]

I've installed crouton on my Chromebook(Dell Chromebook 13), and run xfce4 successfully(using sudo startxfce4). However, whenever I attempt to run Unity(sudo startunity), I come across a blank screen. ...
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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 ...
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Touchpad not working properly after upgrade - Arch on Chromebook

I installed Arch Linux on an Asus C201 Chromebook using this guide (the debian and fedora guides for the notebook didn't work for me and resulted in a black screen). This worked well more or less out ...
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Black screen when booting ArchLinux from USB stick on Chromebook R11

I've recently got an Acer Chromebook R11 cyan and I would like to be able to boot ArchLinux from it. For now I would like to boot from an USB drive. I made a pretty classic ArchLinux installation on ...
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Why does GCC stop working?

I've followed this tutorial which shows how you can enable the GCC compiler on ChromeOS, which uses the following commands below. sudo /usr/share/vboot/bin/make_dev_ssd.sh --...
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Boot Linux on Chromebook from external media

I have full Linux installed on my flash drive. What I want to do is boot from this flash drive with the Asus C300 Chromebook. There are many tutorials in the Internet on how to install Linux on ...
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Linking file systems with removable media

Is there a way to create a link between something like /usr/bin and /removable/SD Card/usr/bin? I have a chromebook with crouton installed and a 128GB SD Card. I would like to be able to store some ...
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How to boot to and run Linux from Chromebook with removed SSD?

I have an Acer C740 Chromebook. I am not sure if this is a hardware or a software issue, but the Chromebook refuses to boot properly. The display powers on, but remains blank white with only the ...
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passwd: Authentication token lock busy

I'm using ASUS Chromebook Flip with Google Chrome OS 53.0.2773.3.dev: chronos@localhost / $ cat /etc/os-release NAME=Chrome OS ID_LIKE=chromiumos GOOGLE_CRASH_ID=ChromeOS BUG_REPORT_URL=https://crbug....
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crouton - ERROR: unknown command: shell [closed]

I'm using ASUS Chromebook Flip with Google Chrome OS 53.0.2773.3.dev and I'm trying Usage step from Chromium OS Universal Chroot Environment: (Ctrl+Alt+T, type shell and hit enter) I pressed Ctrl+...
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Keyboard mapping on ChromeOS?

The down arrow key on my Chromebook is broken. I have been trying to find a way to map the arrow keys to the WASD keys. I have found that this cannot be accomplished through ChromeOS itself, and all ...
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Fresh Arch Installation - Terminal text completely unreadable just after boot

My laptop is a Toshiba CB35-B3340. Also called a Chromebook 2, with part number PLM02U-009008. I had a working installation of Arch on it yesterday, but accidentally destroyed it while moving ...
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Disable the Power button on a Chromebook

I have a Chromebook on which I installed Arch Linux. However, this Chromebook comes with a very odd key: a "Power On/Off" key at the top right of the keyboard. Without ANY warning, this button turns ...