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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Where to get official ChromeOS 32-bit builds? [closed]

For some reason, Chrome OS Recovery Media Creator is pulling the latest 64 bit version of ChromeOS and not the latest 32 bit version fo ChromeOS like it used to. This is a problem because I install ...
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is there a site which lets you download native Ubuntu applications?

Native applications being like http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/features/office-applications or http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/features/music-and-mobile (i installed Ubuntu through crouton on a ...
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Can't switch back to Ubuntu (Samsung ARM) [on hold]

Everything was working fine until I closed the chrome book then came back and then when I pressed Ctrl alt shift forward it wouldn't switch to Ubuntu and gives me a developer mode screen telling me to ...
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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 ...
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Chrubuntu not working aside chrome os

I recently installed chrubuntu on my acer c720. The is one Problem thou it won't let me boot back into chrome in less I reset and delete ubuntu. It also works the other way round so that when in ...
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Chromebook boots into Chrome OS instead of Ubuntu

When I turn off my chrombook running ubuntu 13.10 and turn it back on it always boots back into chrome OS. How can I get it so that when i turn my acer c7 chromebook running ubuntu 13.10 off then turn ...
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How to get Silverlight and Flash 10+ to work in Chromebook and Ubuntu 12.04 with Firefox [duplicate]

I would like to watch content from many of TV-station's streaming services. First I need Flashplayer 10+ with Firefox and then Silverlight (Mac and Windows are supported I think, Chromebook is not, ...
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Cannot access LAN in chroot

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 x32 running in a Chroot environment (using Crouton) on my Chromebook. It runs perfectly, and can access the internet. However, it cannot access computers on the local network (it ...
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Kernel 3.13 on Ubuntu ARM + Android kernel options compatibility

I've installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS with the kernel 3.13 on my ARM Samsung / Google Chromebook,using this tutorial : http://www.virtualopensystems.com/en/solutions/guides/kvm-on-chromebook/ I have to ...
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Chrubuntu install - disk space issue? - Acer Chromebook C7

I have an Acer Chromebook with 320GB. I have installed it once with success but I keep seeing my 300 and something HD empty. My questions are: Am I installing correctly? AM I using the 320 GB? Will I ...
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Install and run a program from a flash drive? 13.10

I'm running chrubuntu 13.10 on a Samsung Series 5 550 chromebook, And due to the limited hard drive space it's running on a 8gb partition. I'd like to run tuxguitar off of a USB flash drive to save ...
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“futility failed to exec /usr/bin/old_bins/cgpt: No such file or directory” (ARM Chromebook)

Recently, I wanted to make my default start up as chrome os. However, when I typed in this command sudo cgpt add -i 6 -P 0 -S 1 /dev/mmcblk0 A prompt came up saying it has futility ...
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Can't download Steam

When I try to download Steam from the software center, I'm asked to put in a password to authorize it. I put my password in then I get "to change software repository settings, you need to ...
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How do I access Ubuntu on Acer Chromebook after installation?

I have installed Ubuntu in my chromebook but it only boots into chrome OS. My goal is to have my Chromebook booting into Ubuntu.
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Acer C720

Does anyone know how to do a clean install of Ubuntu on this chromebook? By this I mean that I want to totally remove ChromeOS and only use Ubuntu, I don't want to use Crubuntu. Just a link to a guide ...
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Chromebook install Ubuntu but I can not to start Ubuntu. Acer C7

I followed all details in Johnny Phung's video Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer C710 Chromebook (Complete Guide), but at the end of install and reboot steps, Ubuntu does not start. This is the second ...
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Ubuntu install on Chromebook ARM (samsung) [duplicate]

Alright so I installed the crouton Ubuntu thing on my Chromebook while following this tutorial. After getting it installed it would not let me set a password and now I can't update the system so I'm ...
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Problem with upstart sessions: unable to granpt:Exec format error

I have a very specific problem. I have installed an arm ubuntu 13.10 on chromebook with original chromebooks linux kernel. And I got the strange errors in ~/.xsession-errors which prevents me to ...
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Graphics Acceleration on Acer C7 Chromebook running 13.10

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 on my Acer C7 Chromebook. The System is not finding the drivers for the graphics card and is reporting graphics as being Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe(LLVM 3.3 128 bits) ...
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How to run applications on an external drive such as an external hard drive, flash drive, or SD card

I recently installed Ubuntu on my samsung chrome book. Because the chrome book does not have alot of space, I would like to be able to install and run applications off of an external drive. I would ...
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How to get Juniper 7 (R4) working with Ubuntu 13.04 (64) on Chromebook (Crouton install)?

I've been trying to get my company's Juniper VPN to work on my Crouton install. I'm running Crouton on a C720 with Ubuntu 13.04. I was able to get past the JRE issue (Not able to connect to Juniper ...
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How do i download ubuntu to a usb through a chromebook

I have a Chromebook (an Acer c720) and it doesn't have enough space for me to the unity form of Crouton instead of XFCE. How do I download it to a USB instead?
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How to fix “Chrome OS is missing or damage” when booted? [closed]

I have a Acer C710 Chromebook, I did this and that with Ubuntu, Now every time I restart the Chromebook I always get this error, (Chrome OS is missing or damaged)I tried Recovery Flash Drive, did not ...
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“Unexpected error” when trying to get back Chrome OS from Ubuntu

How do I get back Chrome OS from Ubuntu 13.04? It keeps saying "unexpected error" when I use Chrome recovery. I have already tried two flash drives, but they didn't work because their capacity was ...
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Chrome OS to Ubuntu Error “ERROR: cgpt add: invalid argument to -i: ”-P“”

I got the error message ERROR: cgpt add: invalid argument to -i: "-P" when I tried to switch from Chrome OS to Ubuntu on a dual boot system. When I installed Ubuntu it didnt boot to it, but the ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook? [duplicate]

I've just finished downloading Ubuntu for my C710 and rather than it being in Ubuntu it is still Chrome OS. How do I install Ubuntu on a Chromebook?
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Change user password

Hi I have a chromebook 14. I recently installed crouton Ubuntu on it. The problem is, after the installation is done it ask me to put a user name and password. I enter my user name, but whenever I am ...
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Change search key to caps lock (Pixel)

I seem to be the only one who actually uses caps lock on a regular basis. I've found plenty of details on mapping caps lock to something else, but nothing on how to map a key to caps lock. On the ...
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Chrome icon replaced by New Tab - Google Chrome

I'm new to ubuntu, just installed it on my chromebook a few days ago. So please forgive me. My problem is with the Google Chrome browser- I have it installed and working, but when I open it and start ...
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Chromebook dual boot issue

I have my Acer C710 Chromebook duel-booted with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and the command line to switch the boot order from Chrome-OS to Ubuntu is not having any effect I will enter the command in the ...
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How can I read kindle book under xfce(ubuntu)? (using chromebook)(wine not working)

I'm using chromebook, dual booting xfce(ubuntu) and cr os. The ebook I bought on amazon is not supported on kindle cloud reader. (Under xfce)I downloaded wine and tried installing kindle for pc under ...
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installed ubuntu 12.04 on a hp 14 chromebook.. there is no ubuntu software center, or browser

it wcs a successful installation, with a quick switch option between ubuntu and chromeOS without rebooting. However it installed without the ubuntu software center. I am a noobie, and i cannot ...
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Unable to run executable from mounted flashdrive on Chromebook

I recently got a Chromebook and installed Crouton on it so I can run Ubuntu natively. Since the machine only has 16GB of SSD I decided to get a tiny flash drive that I can keep in it at all times. The ...