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Is it possible to use Ash window manager from Chrome OS?

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Have you seen This: How to run ChromeOS in Ubuntu – Seth Nov 21 '12 at 19:33
Cool, thanks for the link! – Ecir Hana Nov 21 '12 at 23:19

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It is possible to run the Aura window manager with Ubuntu thanks, to github user dz0ny.

To install Aura run:



sudo dpkg -i lightdm-login-chromiumos_1.0_amd64.deb

You can run it standalone mode from the login screen or in windowed mode within Ubuntu using chromeos.

Note: This only works in the 64 bit (ARM64) version of Ubuntu.

IMPORTANT: Not everything works correctly. For more information: ChromeOS Ubuntu -Github

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I am getting an error every time i try to install it like nzip: cannot find zipfile directory in one of /tmp/ or /tmp/, and cannot find /tmp/, period – akabhirav Apr 12 '14 at 13:22

You are able to get the ChromeOS desktop in it's own window via the chrome unstable branch.

google-chrome-unstable -open-ash

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Nice! To get the unstable Chrome, click on the "deb package" here – Ecir Hana Dec 7 '14 at 2:10

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