Questions tagged [chromebook]

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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No sound on Chromebook 11e converted from ChromeOS

Converted Chrome OS to Xubuntu 21.10 (tried 20.04) as well. All good but nod sound. Mixer only shows dummy output. Tried some tricks from here but no luck: Fix No Sound (Dummy Output) Issue In Ubuntu ...
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How can I remove chrome os entirely install Ubuntu on a Chromebook (Acer Chromebook CB315-3h)?

I was wondering how I can install Ubuntu on a Chromebook (Acer Chromebook CB315-3h). I don't want the crouton chroot. I want to remove Chrome Os entirely, and install Ubuntu. Currently I'm trying to ...
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No sound on toshiba chromebook?

I am currently using a toshiba cb30-b-104 with lubuntu 20.04 and it makes no sound. How can I get it to work?
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i cant install or update anything please help [duplicate]

I just started using linux and i already made a mistake. Whenever i try to do the sudo apt-get update command it says E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/lutris.list (type) E: ...
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Enabling sound on a chromebook cb3 (chtmax98090) running lubuntu 20.04

This question has been asked before in this forum but the answers given were for an older distribution and doesn't apply (or work) in lubuntu 20.04. the answers I tried to follow were for 17.10 and 15....
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I tried to install minecraft on my chromebook via linux and it says: package architecture (amd64) does not match system (arm64) how can i fix that?

I tried to install minecraft on my chromebook via linux and it says: package architecture (amd64) does not match system (arm64) how can i fix that ?
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No sound - Ubuntu Mate 21.04 + Chromebook

When I open sound settings, No profile options are listed for "Built-in audio" except for "Off". Machine is a Acer Chromebook Spin 713 with MrChromeBox coreboot firmware and Ubuntu ...
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Strange login screen freeze after trying to make changes to xkb

I've been using my chromebook with Ubuntu 21.04 for a few days with no incident. Now, it freezes when I attempt to log in. The only probable cause I can identify is what I was doing immediately before,...
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No sound on Lenovo Flex 5 13IML05 Chromebook w/ Ubuntu 21.04

After a fair bit of hassle getting ChromeOS off my new Chromebook, and replacing it with Ubuntu, most everything works great but I don't have any sound. It seems my sound card (or the integrated sound ...
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Noexec mount - Refusing to exec ERROR when loading Crouton from command line

I have loaded Crouton on my Chromebook many times in the past, but... I Powerwashed today to fix glitchy touchpad --- When trying to access crouton file in Downloads I get a noexec mount error. --- (...
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Get stuck on tianocore screen after installing ubuntu on chromebook

I bought a chromebook (starting to see that this might have been a mistake...) and wanted to dual boot in with Ubuntu. It seemed like the partitioning and installation worked, but when i try to boot ...
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I have a Dell Chromebook with 16 gb HD and 4gb memory with Kubuntu and wish to rest Kubuntu OR put Chrome OS back on

Have KUbuntu on a Dell 16gb Chromebook and wish to reset Kubuntu or reinstall Chrome OS. New to Both Kubuntu and Chrome OS, Can someone simplify a step by step to reset or reinstall KUBUNTU. The ...
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Audio Chipset Not Detected/No Audio - Acer Chromebook CB3

I recently installed Ubuntu on an old Chromebook I had laying around, as I needed a laptop to do some basic web surfing in remote locations where a decent computer is not an option. After installing ...
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Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 - NO AUDIO

So I installed Ubuntu 21.04 on my samsung chromebook, and it runs perfectly, I install SeaBIOS ROM and everything, so now it's 100% a full blown Ubuntu laptop. Apart from small things like remapping ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 / No sound on Lenovo Chromebook s345

I got an Lenovo Chromebook s345 and want to install Linux/Ubuntu on it. The problem is no matter which OS i install i cant get the sound / speakers to work and i've tried every tipp/solution i could ...
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Crontab not running python script Tried multiple fixes New to terminal go easy on me [closed]

Hi all and thank you for reading i'll discuss underneath. I have a simple python script that prints a random fact from reddit into the terminal i'm testing the waters of terminal whilst learning ...
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how to disable secure boot in crouton

I am having problems with ubuntu focal fossal XFCE enviorment, more specific Crouton. And if you don't know what a crouton is it makes a chroot inside chrome os. So i am basicly running a chroot ...
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My mousepad stopped working on my Asus Chromebook C202SA-YS02-GR with Ubuntu 20.04 installed

After installing Windows 8.1 on VirtualBox (as a virtual machine), my mousepad stopped working. It refuses to even respond. Currently, I am using a USB mouse. I have tried reinstalling packages ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 - Dummy Output only on Lenovo Flex 5i Chromebook

this is my first time posting so please be gentle, it's been a while since I was in the Ubuntu ecosystem, and I'm very much an old noob! I have a new Lenovo Flex 5i Chromebook (i3 model), which I ...
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No sound from speakers using Chromebook

I need help. I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my Toshiba CB35-B3340, no dual booting. I have no sound from my speakers or headphones. When I go to sound settings, the only output device shown is HDMI/...
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Need help installing wine on crouton (Broken package)

So i followed the steps i got by another question i asked: trouble with wine on crouton This is what happened, also i know that this is asked before but it never was answered properly: (focal)nerd@...
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How can I solve - Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

I'm trying to download pycharm on my Chromebook but I have had a few problems doing so. I already did most of the steps required to download it, but whenever it's time to install menulibre it comes up ...
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how do I uninstall chrome OS with only my chromebook

I've been trying to get any linux for a while now but chrome OS keeps blocking it, I really just want to access the games on linux/ubuntu but I can't because of chrome OS. can you help me?
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Steam either is just black or takes incredibly long time to load, then crashes

So i use linux on a chromebook, without crouton or mint or any additional software besides linux. I was able to download steam successfully, but when i try to open it, it takes around 5 minutes to ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on my HP Chromebook x360 14b?

I tried to install Ubuntu on my HP Chromebook x360 14b (I don't want to use crouton) but when tried to run the script cd;bash <(curl https://johnlewis.ie/flash_cb_fw.sh), it said that the model ...
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Ubuntu server failing to install on chromebook motherboard

First of all to start this off... I AM VERY NEW TO THIS! I have experience in many other aspects of computers but this is my first dive into the linux system. my end goal is to install Octoprint (3d ...
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Ubuntu Software does not work in Ubuntu 16.04 on ChromeBook

On my Chromebook after installing Ubuntu using Crouton, whenever you try to install something using Ubuntu Software, it comes up with this. Detailed errors from the package manager follow: no plugin ...
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I tried installing a program, but can't set up snapd to download stuff

I'm on a chromebook where I installed Crouton. https://www.howtogeek.com/162120/how-to-install-ubuntu-linux-on-your-chromebook-with-crouton/ I wanted to reinstall snapd. I did sudo apt autoremove --...
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Getting an exec format error on Linux (Chromebook)

I've been trying to install the program Musescore on my chromebook. I have Linux installed and up and running. I'm able to get all the way to ./file step before I get an error. ./MuseScore-3.6.0....
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How do I make Samsung 303C12 USB boot Ubuntu? Is it possible to USB boot? I don't want a crouton ubuntu

How do I make Samsung 303C12 USB boot Ubuntu? Is it possible to USB boot? I don't want a crouton ubuntu, I want to be able to boot it through the developer startup menu. I have CTRL+U enabled, but it ...
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Can't update Ubuntu because "i3 architecture" isn't supported

I am using an HP Chromebook x360 on version 87.0.4280.109 (Official Build) (64-bit) and Ubuntu 16.04.7 LTS I tried to update Ubuntu using "sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y" and ...
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Epic Games Launcher setup wizard ends prematurely, likely rundll32.exe related

I am using an HP Chromebook x360 on version 87.0.4280.109 (Official Build) (64-bit) and Ubuntu 16.04.7 LTS I am trying to setup Epic Games Launcher but the setup Wizard gets ended prematurely. This is ...
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Make a bootable usb in a ubnutu 16.04 chroot (from chromeos)

i cant find the startup disk creator on 16.04 chroot. anyone help? create a chroot on your Chromebook: https://github.com/dnschneid/crouton
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How do you install TeamSpeak on Ubuntu that is on a Chromebook using a chroot?

I am on a Chromebook that I use a chroot for Ubuntu on it and I have been trying to install TeamSpeak 3 on it, but it won't let me install it. Please help me figure out how to install it. I have tried ...
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Audio not working on Chromebook

I am using Samsung Chromebook 2(winky). I successfully installed Ubuntu via modified BIOS. And everything is working fine except the audio (chipset chtmax98090).
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Acer Chromebook 15 no sound with Ubuntu 20.10

I have an Acer Chromebook 15 (CB3-532) with a flashed bios running Ubuntu 20.10, I know it's not LTS but 20.04 this didn't work either so I thought I would give it a try. I've tried looking for sound ...
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Chromium OS refuses to execute binary (crouton) from Download folder

When ever I try to load ubuntu like using the command: sudo sh ~/Downloads/crouton -t unity I will get the error: sh: 0: Refusing to exec /home/chronos/user/Downloads/crouton from noexec mount if ...
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Why is Geforce Now running slow on Google Chrome ubuntu 20.04?

guys, I have ubuntu os on a Chromebook but it was originally chrome os and when it was I was able to get GeForce now on google chrome and play Fortnite smoothly but now that I have google chrome on ...
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Booting Ubuntu but just says /dev/mmcblk0p2: clean, [duplicate]

I have seen a lot of question like this one on here but what I have not gotten is the replies from the people who have asked about whether the answer has worked or not basically tried to boot ubuntu ...
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How to mount USB to Ubuntu?

The problem is that when I insert a USB, Ubuntu recognizes it on the desktop, but then it suddenly disappears and cannot be accessed from the files manager and basically acts as if it doesn't exist. I'...
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Can you create an bootable Ubuntu portable USB drive for a Windows PC using a Chromebook?

Wish to create a USB bootable drive to run a portable version (not installer) of Ubuntu on a Windows PC, but that PC's OS (Vista) has crashed, so I'd like to create it using a Chromebook running ...
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No audio output in 18.04. Only output device is 'dummy output'

[edit: Wasn't able to solve this, using a different distro now. Don't bother commenting on the question. Thank you guys for all your help.] I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on an HP Chromebook 15. (Not ...
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School wanting to use ubuntu 20.04 on all student laptops and need to know if any special licensing is needed? [duplicate]

Our school is wanting to switch from a mix of Windows 8 laptops and Chrome OS laptops to all running Ubuntu 20.04, we got a few working and running as a test and there running amazing, what we were ...
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New to linux, trying to set up ubuntu on chromebook with crouton, but startlxde command is rendering errors

I downloaded crouton in developer mode using shell, and ran a command to set up lxde, but now when I type sudo startlxde is just comes up with error after a moment of black screen. I can post some of ...
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How to uninstall Chrome OS and install Ubuntu? [closed]

I recently bought a Lenovo s345 Chromebook without investigating what a Chromebook is. I thought that I could just install Ubuntu in a normal way like I always do, but I hit a wall. How to uninstall ...
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Ubuntu 20 Or Lubuntu 20 doesn't suspend on Toshiba Chromebook

Ubuntu doesn't suspend on toshiba chromebook. everything works cool in new 20 release exept of course sound which never worked after 14 and suspend which worked until 19 but now the power just cuts ...
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Installing Playonlinux games onto a usb

I downloaded ubuntu on my chromebook using crouton so i can play games but sadly I only have 16gb I have a 32gb usb and thats where I install all my games so I want to know how to install games onto ...
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How to replace a Acer Chromebook with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have an Acer Chromebook with model-number CB3-132-C971 and it will be reach end of support in June 2022. I don't want to throw this computer away. Is it possible to install Ubuntu on this computer ...
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no sound on acer chromebook 14

I mostly use arch but I could not get the sound to work on my laptop so I used kubuntu and it worked fine but now when I updated to 20.04 all I get is dummy audio the closest I've gotten to my audio ...
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no audio dell chromebook 11 3120

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 lts on a Dell Chromebook 11 3120 and currently have no audio. The sound card and speakers were working in CHromeOS. I ran lspci and saw the Intel hd card listed. ...

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