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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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How to connect linux ambient to a windows pc on chrome OS? [closed]

I have a chromebook with the developer mode activated so I'm allowed to use the ubuntu terminal. The chromebook OS has its own SAMBA that allows you to connect the chromebook to shared files by any pc ...
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Upgrading an old Chromebook to Ubuntu

Rookie here. I have a 12 year old Samsung Chromebook that I want to switch to a Linux machine. No need for dual booting. I've searched for instructions but haven't found any for a rookie like me that ...
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Ubuntu and Chromebook [duplicate]

I am pretty new to this. I got a Lenovo Gaming 16” and basically put it into full ROM, couldn’t boot it into windows 11. So I’m trying out Ubuntu, except. Every time after restarting I’m taken back to ...
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fresh dual boot used mrchromebox and chrx. attempting linux boot and presented with "/syslinux/vmlinuz" not found

using mrchromebox and chrx, i successfully partitioned and used chrx -d xubuntu modifier to install linux rather than USB. booting into grub, it shows error:file /syslinux/cmlinuz.A not found, press ...
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Problem booting Ubuntu on HP Chromebox mini PC

I have an HP Chromebox mini PC. I get this screen at boot time. If I don't press the Esc key this stays on. And if I type Esc I get the following message, and once it's been displayed on the screen I ...
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How to use function keys on chromebook using Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS x86_64

I've been following different things by going to System Settings and going to Keyboard and changing the layout to "Google | Chromebook" but it didn't work. I'm also using Kubuntu
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How to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook with 16 gb internal storage? [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu in my chromebook (Dell Chromebook 11 3120) but I don't known which version will work properly due to its limited internal storage (The Ubuntu system requirements says that at ...
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doesn't support architecture 'arm64' doesn't support architecture -armhf

i need a vendor to compile an ARM64 and an Armhf repository for my 32 bit chromebook. it won't install wine or itunes 32 bit on my chromebook
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Lubuntu - Cannot find soundcard in chromebook [duplicate]

noob here - I recently put Lubuntu on a lenovo 100e gen 2 chromebook and the only issue is that it cannot identify the soundcard. Does anyone know what might be a solution? I've tried reinstalling ...
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How to install Chromebook audio drivers in Ubuntu?

Hello Ask Ubuntu users, I installed Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS on a Levono Ideapad 3 Chromebook. When installing it, I wasn't able to get the audio to work. I am assuming this is a driver issue. Does anyone ...
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How to install Ubuntu on ARM64 chromebook with MediaTek mt8183?

I have a Chromebook that uses MediaTek mt8183. This device has no UEFI or Legacy Boot. only altfw. Chrome OS is so useless. The specs are what I was needing, but it's almost impossible to do anything ...
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How to move .julia folder to another partition in Ubuntu?

I use the Julia programming language on a Chromebook with only 32 GB internal storage. The .julia directory in the home folder consumes several gigabytes of space. This directory contains all the ...
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Frozen Login due to lack of space on Lubuntu 23.04 - Acer Chromebook N15Q10

my issue started after I checked for and applied (I think) a full system upgrade. The issue is that I am faced with a frozen login screen after I've correctly entered my password entered. The mouse ...
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VIsual Studio Code on Linux (Debian) environment chromebook - dependency issues [closed]

I follow the steps to install VS code on Chromebook amd64 (https://code.visualstudio.com/blogs/2020/12/03/chromebook-get-started) and get stuck on double-click on the package to launch the installer. ...
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I get a low space warning on my chromebook install can i utilize or extend my root folder for more space? and how so? i have gparted installed

[] I did a full install with a live USB and mrchromebox firmware. I'm not that tech savvy and I know there are very similar questions here and I have read the answers and still need more specific ...
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I am having trouble using crouton on ChromeOS

I downloaded crouton using the ling provided on the ubuntu site. when i run sudo sh ~/Downloads/crouton -t unity i get the following sh: 0: Refusing to exec /home/chronos/user/Downloads/crouton ...
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Ubuntu Chromebook numpad not working - Acer 315

Hi my numpad is not working on Acer 315 Chromebook with Ubuntu Mate 22.04.02 Mrchromebox UEFI BIOS flash install. Everything else works great. The numpad, page up/down, home/end, and right enter key ...
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Intermittent loud beep on a Asus C300M (former chromebook) running Lubuntu 23.04

My chromebook was working perfectly well with Lubuntu 20.04 (running natively). The sound was always quite low but it was ok. I installed the update 22.04 and now, the sound is either terrible or ...
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How do i use the sysrq key on chromebook running ubuntu mate?

Running ubuntu mate 22.04 on samsung chromebook 4 with mrchromebox's rwlegacy firmware. I heard that the sysrq key for chromebook is alt+f10 (volume up) but when i try to do a reisub, the r makes the ...
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How to skip fsck check during the boot of ubuntu,since it uses SystemD

I would like to upgrade the kernel and I want to enable KVM on my old but still functional "Samsung Chromebook ARM model XE303C12 SNOW" because later I want to virtualize FreeBSD with qemu ...
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How to fix large reboot/shutdown time?

I am using Ubuntu Kubuntu 23.04 on Lenovo Chromebook 500e 2nd edition with the MrChromebox.Tech custom UEFI. While everything works, sometimes, it takes almost a minute for the computer to shutdown. ...
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Some Byobu shortcuts not working when using the Secure Shell extension from a Chromebook

While SSH-ing to a Linux workstation using the Secure Shell Chrome extension from my Chromebook, most of Byobu's keyboard shortcuts work fine (using tmux underneath). One notable exception is Alt+Up/...
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How to install Ubuntu on an Intel/AMD Chromebook (e.g. Google Pixelbook 2017)?

The chromebook I'm trying to install Ubuntu on is a Google Pixelbook, with the i5-8200Y and 8 GB of RAM. The Chromebook model name is EVE. One cannot install Ubuntu in a Chromebook in the regular ...
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So i am running ubuntu on a 2014 chromwbook wolf(with custom firmware) and it wont boot

Sometimes, idk why, it boots to a screen that just says dev/(idk what even) recovering journals And it wont boot farther than that Idk what to do, should i reinstall, or can i do something else I got ...
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How to change keyboard model in Ubuntu 23.04 (GNOME) running Wayland?

I am running Ubuntu on a Chromebook, and the media keys don't work because Ubuntu treats the keyboard as a regular, generic keyboard with 105 keys. In MATE Desktop, there is a way to change the ...
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Linux Internal Mic Is Not Working

My internal mic is not working jack mic and usb mic all work fine. When I try to use my internal mic I just hear static. I have tried changing the volume to see that would help but all that does is ...
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Can I turn off Chromebook dev mode after installing Ubuntu?

im looking to install ubuntu on my chromebook using dev mode, but i do not wish to have the white screen caused by dev mode even after installing it. After installing ubuntu can i turn off developer ...
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How to fix no audio on Asus c302c runing a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 via MrChromeBox

An intial search showed two posts recommending a kernel rebuild when using the older Ubuntu 20.04 and another post elsewhere that I can't find anymore suggesting this was fixed with the new Ubuntu 22....
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Touch sensor does not rotate after flipping the screen orientation

This question is for computers without a rotation sensor. For computers with a rotation sensor, autorotate can work in GNOME and KDE. See this question. I have a touch screen Chromebook (natively) ...
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Is it possible to open files with a single click in touch screen and with usual double click when using mouse?

I am using Ubuntu MATE 22.04 in a touch screen chromebook. Is it be possible to open files and directories with a single click when using the touch screen, and with the usual double clicks when using ...
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Loud beep sound in Acer c731 Chromebook (RELM) while playing video: sof-audio-acpi-intel-byt 808622A8:00: error

I was watching a video online, and suddenly my computer started playing a high frequency noise. The video did not pause, but the sound of the video was not audible at all. The sound stopped a while ...
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How to make media keys work on a Chromebook running Ubuntu MATE or Kubuntu?

I have installed Ubuntu MATE 22.04 and Kubuntu 23.04 on two Chromebooks with amd64 architecture. The media keys are not working. I can change brightness from system settings, but the media keys are ...
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How do i install ubuntu onto a chrombook with out using crouton

I am trying to install ubuntu onto a chrombook as the base operating system completely remove chrome and only have ubuntu not a duel os system like crouton offers. is their anyway to do this.
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Getting sound to work on Asus C302C (Chromebook)

I have recently installed Xubuntu on my Asus C302C Chromebook. Everything works great except I don't have any sound, which seems to be a common problem on Chromebooks. I have read a lot of pages and ...
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Error when installing mariadb on Chromebook

I'm trying install wordpress locally on my chromebook following these instructions. I successfully ran: ` sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install nano ` But then get an error when I try to ...
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ChromeOS crouton Ubuntu Unity return with noexec error on 128GB SD card

I just installed Ubuntu Unity chroot on my HP 19"5' chromebook in dev mode and everything went fine until I tried to run it. The SD is formatted to ext4 and already has Linux installed, but when ...
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No sound with Ubuntu 22.04

As shown in the picture, I have selected built-in audio, but there is no sound. sound settings alsamixer This is the result of aplay -l. Card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 3: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0] ...
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Chromium still Thrashing with Larger Swap File

I have a new fresh install of lubuntu 22.04 on an old chromebook. Chromium was stopping and I believe thrashing because some of the command keys still functioned. I increased the swapfile to 4.0G ...
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Chromium and Firefox Hang on New Chromebook Install of Lubuntu

I have a new install of lubuntu 22.04.1 on an old Samsung chromebook xe500c13-k01us. All seems good but chromium and firefox lock system up after a short operation time. In chromium the hot keys ...
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Getting an exec format error on Linux (Chromebook) When i'm trying to install Prusaslicer

I've been trying to install the program PrusaSlicer 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. ~bash: ./PrusaSlicer-...
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Can anyone help install abuntu onsamsung chromebook 3 xe303c12 having update issues. Wont let me finish crout setup

I have a samsung chromebook 3 xe303c12 model I've already turned to developer mode on and installed a fresh crouton installer, when I tried installing thru alt-control-T command page = I used Shell to ...
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Deleting Wine from my chromebook

I recently tried to install a game called league of legends on my chromebook by downloading wine. It looked like it was working but I think I ran out of sapce. I am now trying to delete it becasue it ...
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Audio crashes and loud tone from speakers

Trying to revive an old Chromebook and have been having an issue with Ubuntu distros, including Lubuntu 22.04 and Linux Lite 6.0 (Not a regular distro, but partially based on Ubuntu). If I play a ...
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my ubuntu 16.04 wont update [duplicate]

I've tried updating Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 but when I try from GUI it tells me I need permissions and then soon after, it prompts me to update but when I press update, it goes away and nothing happens. ...
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Why do I get an automatic crash as soon as I boot up into Unity?

Why do I get an automatic crash as soon as I boot up into Unity? $ sudo startunity Entering /mnt/stateful_partition/crouton/chroots/focal... dbus[10824]: Unknown username "whoopsie" in ...
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No sound on new lubuntu install on a chromebook

Device is an Asus Chromebook. Soundcard is detected by lspci: jasper@crbook1:~$ lspci -v | grep -A7 -i "audio" 00:0e.0 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation Celeron N3350/Pentium ...
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No sound - only "Dummy output" (sound) in Ubuntu 20.04 on reformatted Pixelbook

Some time ago I installed Ubuntu 20.04 (after removing ChromeOS) from a Google PixelBook. Just this week the sound (which worked fine before) stopped working: speakers, headphones, internal microphone ...
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Sound issue on acer c731 chromebook and I have installed kubunto 20.04

I am having a sound issue that involves this random whining noise whenever I'm playing music via YouTube. It'll play fine for a good few minutes before it pauses the video and plays that noise. It ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 22.04

I have Ubuntu 22.04 installed on my Lenovo Thinkpad X131e and tried using Wireless Earbuds. But when I opened Bluetooth there were no devices. Image:
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I was trying to download wine and this error occurred [duplicate]

sudo apt-key add winehq.key Warning: apt-key is deprecated. Manage keyring files in trusted.gpg.d instead (see apt-key(8)). OK
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