A chromebook is a computer, often a laptop, that runs the FOSS based, web-browser centric Chrome operating system that is backed by Google corporation.

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Delete files with a key in a Chrubuntu

I have a Chromebook Acer C720P, I have installed Ubuntu but I am facing an annoying issue, there is not any key to delete files or things, I have to do it manually clicking the items and selecting ...
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How do I fix suspend in HP Chromebook 14? (Chrubuntu 14.10)

WHen I close the lid, it suspends, but when I open it again, the screen stays full black. If I hit the power button, occasionally it will come back to life but sometimes i have to force a reboot ...
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i have a black screen when booting ubuntu 14.04 just after update on my samsung chromebook

hey guys i got a problem i have spent day and night for the past week trying to install Ubuntu on a Samsung Chromebook which i plan to do an internal hardware makeover on but unfortunately right now ...
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How can I make Ubuntu my main OS on a Chromebook?

I was recently gifted a Samsung Chromebook. I want to completely delete Chrome OS and make Ubuntu 14.04.1 my main operating system. When I upgraded 12.04 to 14.04.1 from a standard download, as usual ...
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Ubuntu on Chromebook not booting properly [on hold]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Chromebook to play games. I switched over to Chrome OS earlier today to do some homework. When I switched back, there was no desktop icons. Just the ...
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audio problem Can't hear sounds on Linux (KDE (on Chromebook)

So I was playing on my computer after that I turn it off then I went to sleep then I woke up and turn on the computer and went on Linux then I hear no sounds I check the sound Kmix and thats it. Then ...
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USB installer just exits when trying to install on a Chromebook C720

I am trying to reinstall a full (not Crouton, not ChrUbuntu) version of Linux on my C720 Acer Chromebook. I already have Ubuntu on there, but it's having some problems, and requires a reinstall. I ...
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Ubuntu on developer mode of Toshiba CB35-B3340 Chromebook 2

Has anybody tried the Ubuntu on the Chromebook Developer mode of the new Toshiba CB35-B3340 Chromebook 2? As far as I know, this Intel Bay-Trail laptop is on sale from November 2014 in the US, maybe ...
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how to install ubuntu on chromebook hp 14

I have an hp chromebook 14 and I want to run ubuntu on it but I cant find a video on it could somebody give me directions on how to do it and have this kind of interface ...
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Ubuntu install on Chromebook using codestarter script stalling at updates

I'm trying to install ubuntu on my chromebook (acer 720) using the codestarter script here https://github.com/codestarterorg/ubuntu-chromebook-installer. It seems to be stalling on the portion of ...
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I can't access Ubuntu on my Chromebook

After running Ubuntu successfully for about a year, I am now unable to boot it from my Acer Chromebook. After I toggle over to chrome, this is what happens: localhost login: chronos last login: ...
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Ubuntu and Crouton on a Chromebook security worries [on hold]

I have installed Ubuntu with crouton on my acer c720p chromebook. According to the crouton wiki, it is not safe to run but I would like to understand why it is unsafe and which measures can one take ...
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Acer C720 trackpad not working Ubuntu 14.10

Just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my acer c720 chromebook. The touchpad is unresponsive.
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Hearthstone on chromebook (Samsung)

I've installed ubuntu with crouton (version 12.04 of ubuntu) and wonder if there's a chance I can install games like hearthstone on it, and if so, how? I'm aware that it's not a laptop for games and ...
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HP ChromeBook 14 N Videa tegra k1

I have ordered a HP chrome book 14 with the tegra k1 processor. Am I able to run Ubuntu Linux on this processor? I had a look at other threads and could not find the answer I was looking for. I know ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 is ignoring touchpad settings

I have opened the mouse & touchpad control panel and moved the touchpad speed to "fast" but it's still very slow. Moving that back and forth makes no difference in speed, it's still ignored. How ...
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Chromebook: How can I boot into Unity at startup?

I have an Acer C720 Chromebook. Using Crouton, I have installed Unity. I boot into it by typing the sudo startunity command in shell. Since I feel Chrome OS has nothing to offer me at the moment, I ...
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Can i use this to play hearthstone on my acer chromebook c720 [duplicate]

I have an Acer chromebook c720 can I use this to play hearthstone on it? If so how do i go about that what should i install?
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How do I get the trackpad on my Acer C7 Chromebook to work in 14.04?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer C7 Chromebook via USB, and once it booted up I was unable to use my trackpad at all, not even during install. I have to use an external mouse.
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How full is the Ubuntu ARM port (repositories)?

I'm thinking about buying a new laptop (Chromebook). Now I previously had a Chromebook and installed Crouton and Chrubuntu on it. Chrubuntu was bad, but I was quite happy with Crouton, battery ...
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chromebook 14 touchpad not working with newly installed ubuntu 14.10

I just got a new hp chromebook 14, installed ubuntu 14.10 through chrubuntu and unfortunately, although everything else seems to be ok, the touchpad does not work at all. I am new to ubuntu/linux etc, ...
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Why does my Chromebook stop connecting to the internet after it hasn't been used for awhile?

I am having a major issue since I moved with my chromebook. If I let it sit for awhile (even just 20 minutes) and come back to it, it says it's not connected to the internet. Usually whatever I had ...
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running Pycharm Gtk-Message: Failed to find module “unity-gtk-module”

I'm work trying to run Pycharm on Ubuntu/crouton on my HP 11 chromebook. Everytime I try to run I get the error: Gtk-Message: Failed to find module "unity-gtk-module" Can someone help?
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How to start Ubuntu when not made it default [duplicate]

I can't make Ubuntu default on my chromebook so how to start Ubuntu from Chrome OS?
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Black screen trying to use Unity desktop on a Samsung Chrombook

I cannot open the unity desktop on my Samsung Chromebook. When I toggle to it I get a completely black screen.
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Android studio installation on chromebook

I am trying to install android studio on my chromebook by running the commands listed in this video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjJxwO5NIJk but once I get to 2:45 and i type in ./studio.sh, ...
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Resetting Ubuntu 14.04

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Chromebook and want to know how i would reset it to when I first got it or factory mode. I want to do this because I am trying to install android studio, but ...
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Acer C720 and Not Responding Touchpad

I recently live booted Ubuntu 14.04 in seaBIOS on Acer C720 Chromebook. Everything worked well accept the touchpad it just stay's there unresponsive. I intalled Ubuntu using the keyboard on my laptop ...
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How to fix touchscreen on my Acer c720p

I have an issue with the touchscreen of my Acer c270p (it's a Chromebook). The past two weeks, I was using chrome OS AND ubuntu thanks to crouton, but to save place, I decided to entirely remove ...
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Error while booting into Unity Desktop- Chromebook

I installed Ubuntu 12.03 on my HP Chromebook 14 several months ago. Until yesterday my laptop has run fine with both OS dual booted. Yesterday I tried booting into the unity Desktop the way I usually ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu on Chromebook

I've been attempting to install Ubuntu on my Chromebook HP 14 using crouton. I was following a tutorial on cnet, but I'm running into trouble. When I type command sudo -e ~/Downloads/crouton -t unity ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't boot: Can't login as chronos

I recently put ubuntu 14.04 on my chromebook. It was working great: and I recently removed chromeos so it was just ubuntu. After I was trying to reboot Ubuntu, it never came back on. I got to the ...
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Installing HP Deskjet on Chromebook using Ubuntu?

I have an HP Chromebook 14 and have bought an HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 1515 which cannot be installed on Chrome OS. Can I use Ubuntu to install the printer on my Chromebook?
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Samsung Chromebook XE303C12 H01 [duplicate]

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Chromebook and this worked out fine. I had a wish of running Skype on the Ubuntu distribution. However during installation I get an error message: invalid ...
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How to connect to my computer from a chromebook via SSH?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop and I'd like to be able to remote into it when I'm on the road. How can I set up my desktop to allow me to connect remotely from my Chromebook via SSH? How long would ...
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Intalling UBUNTU STUDIO into a HP or ASUS Chromebox

How can I install UBUNTU STUDIO into a HP or ASUS Chromebox running intel celeron, not i3?
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switching back to ubuntu from chrome os problems

im using a HP chromebook 14 and i just finished installing ubuntu on it. it booted up and i was able to switch back and forth between chrome os and ubuntu. i restarted my laptop and it booted back up ...
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Alsamixer issues!

I am currently running chrubuntu off of my Samsung Chromebook. Everything runs great except that I have no sound comeing through my speakers. I use to have to go from my terminal to alsamixer to raise ...
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Trouble opening Ubuntu 14.04 after update on chromebook C720

After I updated ubuntu on my chromebook (Acer C720) I'm unable to get to ubuntu from the chromebook's terminal. After I login, I get this: /usr/bin/xinit: connection to X server lost waiting for X ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Chromebook activation

I recently updated/upgraded from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 or 14.10. I usually started in crosh with sudo startunity but doesnt work anymore. All i get is a black screen starring back. Does anyone know ...
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Chromebook and Ubuntu

I bought a samsung chromebook, first model, when it came out a year or so ago. I am starting to get into Linux (I loaded Ubuntu on my mac) but this is acting a little different. I followed the ...
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flash/youtube does not work. xubuntu xfce4 on chromebook

All the suggestions I've seen are totally out of date. I did a xubuntu xfce piggyback install on my samsung arm chromebook. Youtube won't play at all in both, chrome and firefox. What do I need?
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How do I boot Ubuntu from a USB on an Acer C720 Chromebook?

I installed Ubuntu using the method described in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMyMqqU2Mqs In short, I installed crouton Ubuntu with the unity interface. and when installing Gimp through ...
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Where is my partitioned space?

I'm very new to Linux. Trying to learn, but curve is kinda steep. So, I loaded Ubuntu 14.04 onto my 16GB Chromebook (HP 14) using the method outlined here ...
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Complete Backup of Chromebook

I want to make a complete backup of my chromebook running ubuntu and chromeos. Because I spent some time configuring it and now i want to be able to fully restore it in case of a crash. Is there a ...
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Why is my c720 Chromebook extremly slow and unresponsive with latest Kubuntu?

My girlfriend bought a C720 Acer Chromebook, but as it's doesn't support java and skype she want's to return it. I offered alternative a Linux - Kubuntu. Now I instaled it following this guide. ...
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Crouton,Chromebook HP 14,Ubuntu 12.04 and a USB printer possible?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my wife's HP 14 Chromebook via Crouton method. The main reason was Libre Office, which she likes a lot more than the "Microsoft Word Online" option in Chrome OS. ...
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'sudo lshw' yielding unexpected output

I'm running chrubuntu 14.04 LTS on my asus M004U chromebox, and I wanted to find out information about the disks connected. I tried sudo lshw, but got command not found. After attempting to install it ...
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Installing applications onto external sd card?

I recently bought a C720 Chromebook and have since put Ubuntu on it. The only problem I have so far is the limited amount of disk space left on the SSD. I was wondering if it'd be possible to ...
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Why can't I get back into Ubuntu on my Chromebook? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Unity on my Acer Chromebook and accessed it by doing ctrl-alt-t to get into crosh (Chromebook terminal), entering shell, and then sudo startunity. Then I tried to install ...