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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Ubuntu Won't Open From Chrome

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 on an acer chromebook. I was using Ubuntu and running PlayonLinux with something uninstalling. I went to go back to Chrome OS to check if I was connected to the ...
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AndroidStudio install on Chromebook - crouton-Skript Ubuntu14.04

I bought a Chromebook from Acer with an ARM-Architecture (ARM7 => 32bit, i think) I want to program in Android-Studio. So I downloaded it and tried to install, but it didn't work. The ...
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Elementary OS website spontaneously opens up in Chrome throughout the day. I have no idea why or how to stop it. Any solutions?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my chromebook. However I'm 100% sure the chromebook has nothing to do with it as the problem just started up a couple days ago some time after visiting elementary.io . I ...
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Help with PLayOnLinux, FS_Check warning, failed to load “canberra-gtk-module”

I've attempted to run PlayOnLinux many times and so far, I either cannot install a program, like a game, because it throws an error, saying it failed to download... Or In the event I was able to ...
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Linux Won't Run

Wow. I recently installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook C720. I installed it using Crouton, so it runs Chrome and Ubuntu side by side. I can switch between them with a hot key. For more information on my ...
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“Fatal server error no screens” on acer c720 chromebook when trying to boot unity

I got crouton on an Acer C720. It installed fine and i got in to unity. I then shut off the machine, restarted it, pressed ctrl-d at the red exclamation, and went straight to the terminal. Upon typing ...
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Cannot reset password on X Term, [duplicate]

I cannot reset my password on X term, it will result in saying 'Authentication token manipulation error', and it will not change my password. I tried using the command 'chromeos-setdevpasswd' in both ...
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What systems/remote desktops allow remote unlocking and locking

I have a very good desktop running ubuntu 15.04. I have a 2gb chromebook for developing on the go. The chromebook is not powerful enough to do what I need, so I need to be able to unlock my pc ...
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Error while booting Unity on Chromebook

After following a guide on how to set up Ubuntu it worked fine. I shut down my computer and restarted. Afterwards, I tried booting it again from the Chromebook terminal, it would not start and I would ...
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How to turn on usb boot on a Chromebook?

So, I want turn on usb boot on CHROMEBOOK! So I do like that: CTRL+ALT+2 1.type: chronos 2.Type: sudo bash 3.Type: crossystem dev_boot_usb=1 dev_boot_legacy=1 4.Type: sudo reboot So, Now, when the OS ...
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Launch chrubuntu on Chromebook ASUS C200

When I use ctrl + L to boot on ubuntu after install of Chrubuntu on my Chromebook ASUS C200, it still boots on chrome OS and doesn't launch ubuntu. Thank you for your suggestion on how to fix it.
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Ubuntu.iso - how to use it?

So, I have chromebook (Samsung 503c), and I was turn on the developer mode, and turn on usb boot, so I download a ubuntu.iso file, but I can't extract it to my usb stick. How I can do that (extract ...
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Why does my scroll reverse in Telegram desktop application?

I have reverse(Australian) scrolling on my laptop which works fine. However, when I open Telegram(only happens in Telegram), it suddenly shifts back to normal. Every other application is as it's ...
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Can't access downloads in crosh when using cd /home/user/*/Downloads (without * *)

I think the problem may stem from myself using the wrong username, but I cant be sure. Trying to do whats detailed in this post, but can't get past that step.
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Uninstalling Ubuntu on Chromebook

Look, this whole Ubuntu thing has turned out to be a disaster catastrophic. It’s all buggered up. I’m looking to uninstall it. It’s currently on my Chromebook C720, and keep in mind that my hard drive ...
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Ubuntu will not boot on Chromebook C720

I've recently installed Linux on my Chromebook, and it’s turning out to be a complete nightmare. It’s a Chromebook C720. My first problem is that Ubuntu will not boot. Whenever I enter the user name ...
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steam won't install on chromebook 15.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my chromebook, the new way through usb boot, and it won't let me install steam, it downloaded the package and took me to the software center for download but all ...
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how to fix the Nvidia driver runlevel error

this is the error i keep getting does anyone know how to fix this or how to check my runlevel. i been having trouble with error on my 32 bit arm based Samsung series 3 Chromebook. this error keeps ...
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Change desktop environment from terminal?

I have installed Crouton on my chromebook, with the standard unity desktop(Ubuntu 12.02). However, I wish to use the Gnome 3 desktop environment. I cannot however install gnome-shell, since it ...
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how to install Nvidia drivers on arm chromebook [duplicate]

HI im having hard time with the installation of Nvidia drivers on my Chromebook i tried the commands, i tried the installing the .run file and it say's it load time or something like that ant to check ...
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Ubuntu install on Dell chromebook 11 won't boot [closed]

When I'm on the "OS verification is off"-screen in developer mode, CTRL+L should boot it. I've tried both this guide many times without luck, and now this guide, also no dice. It simply won't boot ...
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Install full partition of Ubuntu on Chromebook(removing Chrome OS fully?)

Are there any guides on how to do this specifically? I do not wish to dual-boot, I only want it to run ubuntu. I have looked at several guides but I am unsure of which to follow - most seem to do the ...
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Dell 11 Ubuntu MATE: touchpad sensitivity problems

(I also posted this in the Unix/Linux Stack Exchange. Not trying to spam you guys, just not sure where to post). I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 MATE on a Dell 11 Chromebook, and since booting for the ...
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How do I install Steam after this error? Ubuntu 14.04

Attempting to get steam on my Chromebook has been a real headache. When I double click the Steam Icon Package Installer opens and says: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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reversed (or previously applied) patch detected! Assume -R? [n]?

Anybody have any idea what this is? "reversed (or previously applied) patch detected! Assume -R? [n]" I am in the middle installing Ubuntu on an Acer C720. I'm not sure what to do and can't find ...
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Want to install Ubuntu on Chromebook

I have an Acer C720, with a 64 gb SSD, in which I would like to install Ubuntu. But I don't want the "crouton" version. If I follow the directions from here ...
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Why can't I go into Ubuntu again after turning on my Chromebook?

After I installed Ubuntu yesterday, I turned my Chromebook back on, did the ctrl+alt+t to get into the crosh terminal thing, but when I enter shell, it says Unknown command: 'shell'. Also, I check in ...
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Unable to Disable Power Button | Ubuntu 14.04.2 running Xfce 4.10

This is my first question here, so if I goof on a convention kindly let me know. Configuration: Ubuntu 14.04.2 with Xfce 4.10 using crouton on an Acer c720 Chromebook Issue: The default behavior ...
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Can't burn image to SD card

I have a problem burning images to my SD card. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an HP Pavilion g6. When I plug my 8gb SD card into the laptop's internal SD card reader it shows up in the dock and I can ...
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Chromebook Unity Usb Execute Permission Troubl

I'm trying to set up a usb drive to have executable permissions on my chromebook running ubuntu but I'm having some issues. When I pull up Xterm and trype fdisk -l, no devices pop up under the ...
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Simplify starting Ubuntu

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 (crouton) on an SD card on my chromebook and it works great. To really make it work well there are a few unix commands that I have to enter before booting up ...
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How to make Ubuntu the default boot OS on Chromebook ASUS 300

I have successfully installed Ubuntu on my Asus 300 chromebook but want to make it the default operating system when it is restarted. From the research I have done a command in crosh after I log into ...
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I am getting a segmentation fault for precise when I try to start a unity how can I fix this?

Whenever I try to start precise through a crosh shell on my acer chromebook it just comes up with a segmentation fault error. I have tried to update precise and xorg to see if would change anything, ...
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How can I stop MineCraft from crashing on my chromebook?

I am trying run minecraft on Linux (Ubuntu) on my chromebook. I use crouton power it. I have installed the correct java version, got it all set up. But the launcher starts and acts perfectly normal. ...
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Storage problems with chromebook?

i delete files then empty them in the trash but it still takes up space on my computer and im at 7 gigs please help fast and on my chromebook im having trouble double right clicking i love this ...
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Error while Booting on chromebook

So everything was working fine yesterday until I was trying to boot today then I got an error "mountall: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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How to install wine on exagear 12.04lts

I'm having hard times with the installation of wine on exagear i386 Chromebook. Can some help me, is it possible or not.
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How does one install armory on ubuntu?

I downloaded armory (v 0.93.2) and tried to install it using "sudo pdkg -i," "wep," etc., but it will not run. I've also downloaded and installed the plug-ins for the preceding version of armory, but ...
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how to get steam to install on exagear desktop chromebook

I'm having hard times with this one does anyone know how to fix this i gives me this error libc.so.6 and the 3 missing packages (libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386) some help
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Can I map Archlinux's official-packages into a PPA automatically?

I've been using chroagh on my Chromebook to get an Archlinux environment. Unfortunately, maintenance of chroagh is not keeping up with Freon. I'm switching to Ubuntu on my Chromebook, since crouton ...
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does anyone know how to install exagear desktop on chromebook with xfce ubuntu?

I'm having problems with Exagear can someone help me? I use the terminal and every thing nothing works. I use this command and I keep getting this error: sudo dpkg -i ...
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Mouse and Keyboard Failure in Ubuntu after Chromebook Update

I get this message when I am running the crouton update in the Chrome terminal on my chromebook. This happened right after a new chromebook update was installed. When I open Ubuntu everything freezes, ...
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Multiple User Accounts Possible using Ubuntu 14.04 on Chromebook via Crouton

I just got a Chromebook (Toshiba Chromebook 2) and, of course, instantly used crouton to install Ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately, the Toshiba is not currently capable of true dual boot or USB boot (to my ...
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Mouse disappear in Crouton on chromebook?

I have Samsung Chromebook. I have installed crouton in it. When I switch to crouton I don't see mouse cursor. Some how I have to open mousepad application and then it appears back. I am not sure why ...
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Kernel panic when trying to install ubuntu

Summary: When trying to install Ubuntu i get Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(2,0) and the other questions adressing the same error doesn't help since all ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu

I have a lenovo n20p with Ubuntu installed , I was using linux just fine I managed to install wine, I then turned of my laptop and then back on and when I ran sudo startunity it didn't work. I got ...
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Ubuntu sound won't work after downloading necessary packages

I can't get the sound to work on my chromebook while running Ubuntu. I've done it on this very machine before and it's worked fine, but I had to do a powerwash and now the sound won't work, even ...
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How to boot into recovery mode on Ubuntu on chromebook

When I set up Ubuntu on my HP Chromebook 14 again after breaking it, I forgot that the admin password had to be 4 digits and set it as 1 (the password was just 1) since I don't really need a password ...
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Numix-Circle Theme: Word Online does not get recognized

Some of my applications, f.e. Qpdfview, JabRef, Word- Excel- and PowerPoint-Online don't get correctly recognized, so the default icons get used, and not the Numix-Circle Icons. I manually changed ...
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Missing many components after a fresh install

I have a fresh, basic installation of Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity running through crouton on a new Chromebook, a Toshiba Chromebook 2 (CB35). You end up simply opening a chronos Chrome shell and calling ...