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Getting back to Ubuntu from Chrome on Pixel chromebook

I installed Ubuntu via crouton on my Pixel but now after turning computer off I can't figure out how to get back to Ubuntu. I tried ctrl-alt-shift and back but it isn't working now. Bill
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Problem running apt-get update [on hold]

Just one day i would love for xubuntu to do a sudo apt-get update successfully. user@chrubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for user: Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal Release.gpg Hit ...
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Install ubuntu on chromebook [closed]

I'm quite new here! XD My friend ask me to help her installing ubuntu on her chromebook, and I followed the guide here: ...
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Are all apt-get packages available on 64 bit ubuntu version available on the ARM version?

I'm going to be traveling for 4 months and want to get a $200 chromebook and out Ubuntu server on it rather than risk loosing my macbook pro. I'm developer and use apt-get all the time, so wanted to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, intel chromebook, no sound

I am a total newbie to Ubuntu, and I'm not sure what to do here. I have a Toshiba Chromebook. I had a friend install the latest version of Ubuntu on it for me. For a while, the audio in Ubuntu was ...
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How to set usb Drive with executable permission

I have Steam on my Chromebook (Acer c710) With Saucy, Unity. I was just about to download Dota 2 when I didn't have enough space on my device, so I had a spare usb Flash Drive(Sandisk Cruzer Faucet) ...
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Acer C7 will not boot into Chrubuntu - KERN-C Set as highest priority

I am trying to boot into ChrUbuntu with my Acer C7. When I run the command sudo cgpt show /dev/sda it displays KERN-C as being the highest priority (5), so I'm not sure what's wrong with my Ubuntu ...
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Can anyone help with fixing the touch pad on my Chromebook?

For the record I have installed Xubuntu, through Chrubuntu, on my Toshiba C35 Chromebook. I knew coming in that there would be some hardware issues, and for the most part, I got the other issues fixed ...
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Ethernet problems on ASIX AX88772B USB 2.0 Ethernet adapter

I have some problems with ethernet on Linux chrubuntu 3.13.0-29-generic. Network manager shows the network is connected and the device is recognized, but there is no internet. Interestingly it ...
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startxfce4 wont start like it used to

On a chromebook, when I type in "shell", then "sudo startxfce4", the screen turns black for a second but then it goes back to my chromebook OS. I do ctrl+alt+shift+right arrow, nothing happens. Can ...
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Asus Chromebox Displayport monitor not detected

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 as a dual boot OS on my Asus Chromebox and I'm a linux newbie. Anyway, everything seems to be working fine except for the DisplayPort monitor not working. The ...
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chrubuntu installation help [on hold]

my friend loaned me his Acer c720 in order to load ubuntu on it. I have previously liberated my netbook and UMPC with Ubuntu but those where normal windows PCs. I have followed all the steps so far in ...
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Is it possible to run multiple desktop environments on an HP Chromebook 14 with Ubuntu installed with Crouton?

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and I have successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04 using both the Crouton and ChrUbuntu methods. However, I personally prefer the Crouton method as I like to easily switch back ...
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Ubuntu full installation on Chromebook

Guys I am quite new here :) I just bought a Google Chromebook HP 14 and I am very happy to be honest. But I do miss my Ubuntu OS :), and the options available to use aren't a real native OS system ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Chromebook 11

Hey guys I was wondering if I can install Ubuntu 14.04 on my new HP Chromebook 11. I like the Chrome OS but I would prefer to have Ubuntu on it. I was reading online and somebody said that it only ...
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I cant get back into Ubuntu after turning off my Acer c710 Chromebook

I took about 1 hour installing Ubuntu to my Acer chrome book. I turned off my computer and now it boots back into Chrome OS (yes i know its supposed to) Then i went onto the Chrome OS dev terminal ...
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How to install sublime text on ubuntu chromebook?

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my samsung chromebook using crouton. I wanted to know how can i install sublime text on it (any version would do) ? And if it is not possible to install it then please ...
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Installing OpenJDK on (chr)Lubuntu 14.04 on Acer C710

Completely new to Linux, bear with me. I've just this morning succeeded in getting Lubuntu on my Acer C710, thanks to the wonderful script over here. I'm trying to see how Minecraft will run, which ...
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Chrome OS and Ubuntu

I started using Ubuntu a few weeks ago, so I decided to install it also on my Chromebook. It feels so nice, but I get this error when I try to update Ubuntu: W: Duplicate sources.list entry ...
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How to downgrade from ubuntu 13.10 back to 13.04 [duplicate]

I recently installed ubuntu 13.04 on my acer c7 chromebook and I upgraded to 13.10, after the upgrade I didn't like 13.10 because it was too buggy. I really prefer 13.04. Is there anyway which I can ...
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CRAS audio & video stopped working [Chromebook]

It all seemed to start after updating ChromeOS. (I'm running Ubuntu inside of ChromeOS (crouton)) I have no audio, (and video is hit-and-miss, either broken or working). I tried to manually turn the ...
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Videos stopped playing on every website

I have an HP chrome-book 14. I've installed the Ubuntu 12.4 OS on it so I could begin learning to code. Because I prefer the Chrome browser, I've also installed Google Chrome stable (Version ...
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Auto-mount usb drive on chromebook to use with dropbox

I have replaced Chrome OS on my Acer C720 with Ubuntu 14.04, so far I'm quite happy besides the limited local storage capasity. To remedy this I have bought a 32 GB USB Drive (SanDisk Cruzer Fit) and ...
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Installing SteamOS on chromebook

I have Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity installed on my Chromebook using Crouton. To install SteamOS in Unity normally, all you need to do is install SteamOS Compositor and SteamOS Modeswitch Inhibitor and ...
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chromebook to ubunt 12.04 through xrdp

When i try to connect to my Ubuntu machine using the VNC app for my chromebook. The connection is denied unless i connect to Ubuntu through anther device ie windows machine or my android rdp app. I am ...
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Kernel 3.13 is not installing in ubuntu 14.04

My acer C7 chromebook has ubuntu 14.04 installed and i recently tried to install 3.13 because it came with the built it kernal of 3.4.0 when i installed the neccessary packages and rebooted the ubuntu ...
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Problems with rendering after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.10 on Chromebook Acer C720

Today I upgraded my Chrubuntu (Ubuntu 13.13) to Ubuntu 14.04 using the do-release-upgrade script. user@chrubuntu:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: ...
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VNC from samsung chromebook to ipad?

I have a Samsung Chromebook series 3 with an ARM processor, I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 Unity and am trying to use VNC for the 1st time to display to my iPad. I'm a noob with Ubuntu. On PC I've used ...
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Simple method to install to Chromebook?

There seems to be no simple method to install Ubuntu to Chromebooks, which I know can be done, but it seems like too much hassle. Isn't there an easier way? I don't want to run them side by side, if ...
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Wifi problems with 12.04 on Toshiba Chromebook

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 via Crouton on a Toshiba Chromebook CB35-A3120. When I clicked on Network the response was "The system network services are not compatible with this version. What I have ...
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Help recovering network access in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Chromebook 14. This morning, when I switched from Chrome OS to Ubuntu, I could not connect to the server. When I tried opening network tools, I got a prompt ...
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Chromebook crouton installation continually failing

I have a Samsung ARM (Series 3) chromebook. Following the tutorials online to download Ubuntu via crouton, and each of the three times I have tried, I get this error before the installation ...
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Ubuntu HP Chromebook 14 Graphics Tablet

i want to get a HP Chromebook 14 and install ubuntu on it. That part is easy, as i have done similar tasks before. The question is, will a graphics tablet work with ubuntu and Hp chromebook 14. I want ...
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'unable to open uinput' when using wminput with or without sudo

I'm trying to get a wii classic controller paired to my chromebook running Chrubuntu (12.04). It works when using xwii, but although the buttons function, the analogue sticks do not. I wanted to try ...
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Steam, missing 32bit libs but it won't install [duplicate]

Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 [sudo] password for user: E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found. ...
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Problems with the network

I have an Acer c720 Chromebook that I just put Ubuntu precise, xfce4 on. It tells me that "networking is disabled" on the icon, when I click the icon it tells me "networkmanager is not running". The ...
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Wacky Chromebook HDMI: outputs at native screen resolution + no audio

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 + Unity on an Acer Chromebook C720 with Crouton. It's usually connected to an external keyboard, mouse, and HDMI display, but also sometimes used as a standalone laptop. The ...
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So many devices

I'm a newbie installing Ubuntu (I am currently running 13.10), and I am having a devices issue. I just got an Acer c720 Chromebook, and initially I decided I would put Bodhi Linux on it, but after ...
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Steam launch error

when i try to download steam with ubuntu on my samsung arm it tells me: E: unable to locate package libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 along with: E: unable to locate package libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 and E: ...
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Installing the Intuos CTH-480 drawing tablet in a AMR Chromebook

I am trying to get my Intuos drawing tablet to work on my Chromebook, and since it's not compatible with the Google OS, I chose to install Ubuntu 13.10 and get the drivers. I did so, and Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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why can't I get steam on Ubuntu [duplicate]

So I have an acer c7 chromebook and I have chrubuntu 13.10 I think and its 64 bit and I installed steam from the software center but when I open it up it tell me I have to install a package and when I ...
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Ubuntu fails to complete chroot setup during installation, how do I resolve this? [duplicate]

I am trying to download Ubuntu using crouton but I keep getting the same error message: Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/smbclient_2%3a3.6.3-2ubuntu2.9_amd64.deb ...
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Chromebook with crouton: alternative repository to ports.ubuntu.com

I'm using crouton on a Samsung chromebook (with an ARM chip). Crouton installs all the packages from ports.ubuntu.com, which is a fairly slow mirror for me. Are there other mirrors that carry the ARM ...
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Samsung chromebook and the new Wacom intuos pen and touch tablet [duplicate]

I would like to use my new wacon Intuos pen and touch tablet with my Chromebook. I installed Ubuntu Unity 12.04 on my samsung chromebook. I works well. I have seen a that there is some kind of wacom ...
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Ubuntu on Samsung chromebook

I've tried to install ChrUbuntu on my Samsung series 3 chromebook. But after following all the steps the chromebook tells me this... [ 1659.467073] [DRM: find_win_disable] *ERROR* [FIMD:DP] Timed out ...
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Having trouble with a touchpad fix for my ARM Chromebook with 12.04 LTS

This: http://retrofatty.blogspot.com/2013/02/chrubuntu-install-and-fixes.html about a quarter of the way down the page, has instructions to apply a fix for the trackpad, but entering the first line ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 big problem with privilegies [closed]

I have HP 14 chromebook(with haswell celeron processor and 4 gb of ram, 4g), all is okay when i installed ubuntu 13.10 saucy with crouton script i didn't got any errors, but when i'm trying to install ...
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I need a guide on the use of the script to install Ubuntu on my ARM Chromebook [duplicate]

This guy, mentioned this script, in this answer - but I need instructions on how to use it! Edit in Re: to comment/duplicate marks.. Unfortunately that script is the only one I know of, and it isn't ...
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How to install ubuntu on HP Chromebook 14

I have a HP Chromebook 14 that I just installed linux on. I am completely unfamiliar with linux and how to install the packages I need. I want to run iTunes and other .exe programs. Currently I have ...
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Can't use wireless internet on 12.04

I have an Acer c7 Chromebook and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (ChrUbuntu as it calls itself) and the Wi-fi isn't working, I looked through the forums and I was not helped, another thing is my wired ...