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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2nd computer purchase-options advice [closed]

I'm a fledgling when it comes to computers but I intend to learn all I can about them. My question is: is it a bad idea to buy another (2nd computer) with a different operating system than the one I ...
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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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lubuntu Screen Saver Issue

I have a new install of lubuntu 22.04.1 on a Samsung XE500C13-K01us Chromebook. The screen keeps going blank sometimes repeatedly sometimes randomly. When I hit the power button I see an error on the ...
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Buzzing sound after minutes playing audio or video [duplicate]

I have ubuntu mate 21.10 installed on a chromebook Asus N42-20 (Firmware Braswell). When I play an audio or video I get a buzzing sound after minutes. I tried to update to 22.01 but nothing happen. ...
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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 - 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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Cant Turn ChromeOS into Ubuntu

Every time i follow a step from here: https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/install-ubuntu-on-chromebook#3-installing-ubuntu-with-crouton This happens: crosh> shell chronos@localhost / $ sudo sh ~/Downloads/...
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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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Acer Chromebook R11 sound issue

I have an Acer Chromebook R11 running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS via chrx, and 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 ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu onto latest Version of Chrome OS

I am using Crouton script to install Gnome Desktop, as that desktop environment is easy for me to work with, as I am completely blind and thus rely on ORCA screen reader to navigate. However, upon ...
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Unable to bind lock screen button

I've recently converted my Chromebook (Lenovo 500e) to Ubuntu 22.04 and I used a script from Fascinatingcaptain to re-gain functionality of the top row of keys. This worked for the most part, but it ...
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Crostini support Chromebook Asus C424MA-EB008

Does anybody know if this is the most up to date list of Chromebooks: https://www.chromium.org/chromium-os/chrome-os-systems-supporting-linux/ I have been looking at the Asus C424MA-EB008. Can see the ...
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Cannot install Lubuntu on chromebook

I've tried installing about 5 times now with the same result, I have a USB key which I've made with the make a boot disk utility thing on linux mint. When I hit install it goes through everything ...
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Unable to install new operating systen on chromebook

I forgot what happened to my chromebook, it's an old one that's got a lotta sentimental value to it and it does not boot anything. If I plug in my USB with any OS on it it will just boot into what I ...
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Stuck in xscreensaver!

So I have a chromebook with Ubuntu and when I opened the laptop this popped up! I can’t turn off the computer, execute commands, it’s stuck! Please help
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can’t change password? [duplicate]

Okay, so here is the problem. I am on chrome os and went through the process of installing Ubuntu through shell. But when it prompted me to create a password it would not let me! So I started Ubuntu ...
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How to have XF86Audio* keys work with alsa?

I am running Ubuntu on my Chromebook. I have remapped keys so that the dedicated keys (e.g., brightness, back, forward, etc.) all do the desired function (thank you FascinatingCaptain). I have audio ...
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Cannot access to the Grub menu and cannot connect as "root"

Being a total newbie in this domain, I've recently tried to install Ubuntu on my Chromebook using this guide: https://itsfoss.com/install-linux-chromebook/ and it works, at first. I was able to login ...
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VirtualBox error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) chromebook [duplicate]

download software and download gnome-boxes ctrl n and then pick what which file you want on virtual box. Virtual box, docker, and other platforms will not work on Chromebook or least the free ones.
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How to install fonts in Libre Office on Chromebook?

I've ASUS C532 Chromebook. I've installed LibreOffice on that from the GNOME store. I've options to get Times new roman fonts on other applications like google docs but due to some conditions I've to ...
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Trying to change default ubuntu storage to SD card

I recently modded a chromebook to run linux ubuntu 20.04 on its standard 16gb ssd. However, when the 16gb maximum is hit, the chromebook becomes stuck in a login loop, so I purchased a 550gb SD card. ...
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Chromebook Pixel 2013 does not go to sleep

I have problem with my chromebook pixel after updating to 21.10. It can not go to sleep mode (be suspended). Based on this https://github.com/MrChromebox/firmware/issues/182 I think that there could ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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