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Questions about ChromeOS, mainly about running it *within* Ubuntu.

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No sound card detected on Acer Chromebook Spin 13 running Lubuntu with an Ubuntu version of 19.10

I'm using chrx to dual boot Chromeos with Linux on an Acer Spin 13 chromebook and it works great! Except that unless I use usb or bluetooth the audio doesn't work which is really troubling, I've gone ...
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Linux Ubuntu - Black Screen at booting -DELL INSPIRON 15 - 3552 [closed]

so i have this problem about 2 days i'am struggle with. I used this Img- Ubuntu-20.04-desktop-amd64 , RUFUS(MBR) I tried to install Linux mint , to install chrome OS , video by this guy - https://www....
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Transfered from Chrome OS to Ubuntu, is on Version 16.04, don't know how to update

I tried to follow the instructions, but quickly I realized that I do not have a update manager as I installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook with Chrome OS. I have no idea how to be on version 18.04 or 20.04 ...
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how to use ubuntu on chromebook [duplicate]

I have downloaded Ubuntu onto my Acer Chromebook but I have no idea how to use or even open the site, how do do this? When I go into my files to try and click on it, the actual file doesn't respond/...
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New to linux, installed ubuntu by crouton onto hp chromebook… need help [duplicate]

So I installed Ubuntu to use on my Chromebook by Crouton. I am using the Gnome shell because this is what I am learning in class. My problem is, I cannot upgrade it and am stuck at 16.04.6. I do not ...
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Replace ChromeOS with Ubuntu on Acer Chromebook 15 (cp315-1h-p8qy)

A colleague has asked for my help installing Ubuntu 19.10 onto her Acer Chromebook 15 (cp315-1h-p8qy). I haven't found a tutorial for removing ChromeOS from this specific model, but other tutorials (...
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How do you install SeaBIOS on an Acer Chromebook 11 c720p-2600?

I have tried multiple times to install SeaBIOS to an Acer Chromebook 11 c720p-2600. I have also failed multiple times. Can anyone tell me how to install SeaBIOS to the Chromebook? I want Ubuntu on my ...
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Is the Chrome OS Files app available to install on Ubuntu?

I was wondering if there was a way to install the Chrome OS (Chromebook) Files app on my Ubuntu Disco system without having to build it from source? (Image URL: https://news-cdn.softpedia.com/images/...
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High Temperature on Ubuntu Server 18.04 (ASUS Chromebox)

I installed Ubuntu Server 18.04 on my ASUS Chromebox2. When issuing the command cat /sys/class/thermal/thermal_zone*/temp it returns the following: 43000 96500 42000 The numbers shown, indicate the ...
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Sound not working after installing 18.04LTS on Pixelbook

I recently removed ChromeOS from my pixelbook and installed Ubuntu 18.04. Since the install, the audio on my pixelbook has not worked. I've gone through the steps of force-reloading alsa. I've tried ...
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How do I remove ChromeOS from my HP chromebook?

ChromeOS keeps taking up CPU usage to 100%, and messes with me running Linux apps, so I would like to remove ChromeOS and go Ubuntu-only. Linux was installed on this 14-ca052wm Chromebook using ...
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dbus-1.0/dbus/dbus.h:29:10: fatal error: 'dbus/dbus-arch-deps.h' file not found

I am using dbus in my programme, but when i include #include <dbus-1.0/dbus/dbus.h> I am getting error : dbus-1.0/dbus/dbus.h:29:10: fatal error: 'dbus/dbus-arch-deps.h' file not found In the ...
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ChromeOS not booting from USB install media

I am trying to boot Ubuntu from my Chromebook. It is a Lenovo Yoga C630. I have developer and debug mode turned on, with crossystem dev_boot_usb=1 dev_boot_legacy=1 I also ran this from the Ctrl+...
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Triple booting Ubuntu mate, Windows 10, and CloudReady (chromium os) [duplicate]

Is it possible to do this? I don’t care about reformatting, as this laptop has nothing important on it.
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Mouse cursor 360 degree [duplicate]

Is there a way to set mouse work like this: If i move cursor to one side of edge of screen instead of stopping it came out from opposite side of screen. I have pretty good reason for this. I am ...
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Install python3.6 on chromos (crostini) [duplicate]

I am using crostini to run a linux container on chromos (Samsung Chromebook Plus) It comes with python 3.5.3 so I am trying to install python 3.6.5. I used sudo apt install python3.6 and got E: ...
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Blank Crosh Problem

When loading up crosh in Chrome OS, crosh is just completely blank. No text or anything. I just get the resolution pop up but thats about it. I kinda need crosh to be able to run Ubuntu. How do I fix ...
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Single-Boot Linux Acer Chromebook 15 CB5 “YUNA”

Model: Acer Chromebook 15 CB5-571-C09S “YUNA” CPU: Intel Celeron 3205U 1.5 GHz Processor (Broadwell Dual-Core) RAM: 4GB DDR3L SDRAM HDD: 32GB SSD I would like to SINGLE ...
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Steam LAN “In-home steaming” not working on Chrome OS (via crouton)

I installed Ubuntu xenial on my Chromebook via crouton, and after navigating through "locales" problems not being able to run gnome-terminal, mounting problems on my sdcard, and video API problems, I ...
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How do I make a live USB with a binary file?

I'm running Ubuntu on a Parrot Chromebook and I would like to install ChromeOS to an SD card so I can boot from it when I want but all the other tutorials I'm reading result in installing ChromeOS to ...
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How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 to the latest? [duplicate]

After trying to add the repositories for 16.10 it doesn't even show up in the sources. After running terminal for the upgrade it stated: org.freedesktop.PolicyKit.Error.Failed: ('system-bus-name', {'...
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How to uninstall chrome OS and install Ubuntu 16.04 fully (not Crouton) on a Chromebook [duplicate]

I want to uninstall Chrome OS and install Ubuntu instead. How would I do this?
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Booting Up Properly

I am somewhat to Ubuntu. Everything seems fine when I install Ubuntu on modern laptops. But when I attempted to use a Chromebook for installing up Ubuntu, the output of the terminal gave me: ...
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How to check if I'm using GRUB-EFI or GRUB-PC?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 in a chroot on ChromeOS, which uses a UEFI system. In order to install WinUSB to create recovery media for Windows, I had to change grub-efi-amd64 to grub-pc. WinUSB performed ...
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Is it possible to dual-boot chrome OS and Ubuntu?

I was wondering if I could dual-boot Ubuntu with Chrome OS and whether I need any special software/configuration to do so.
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How can Linux/Ubuntu be installed safely on ChromeBook? [closed]

Is installing Ubuntu on my Chromebook potentially dangerous to anything on my Chromebook? I got it as a gift, so I don't want to destroy anything that is important on the laptop. Also, which is better ...
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ctrl alt f1 on chromebook virtual console

If I have installed ubuntu on a chromebook how do I bring up a virtual console? (there are no f keys)
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Steam game on ubuntu 14.04 not working

I'm running 14.04 lts on my Chromebook (yoga 11e). There's this game on steam called untunred, when i go on it, no severs seem to show up, it just says No version 3.17.3.1 severs found on the master ...
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Steam games not working for linux

So i was downloading steam on my Chromebook when i finished downloading everything i launched a game, immediately it crashed and i think it has something to do with this text : OpenGL GLX context is ...
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Best Ubuntu Version for my chromebook (closed) [closed]

Im new to the ubuntu community and have hit a wall. Im running an Asus c300 chromebook and have been playing with it for awhile. Ive run KDE, Xfce, and unity. I like unity best as its easier to ...
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Sound not working on HP Chromebook 11 G4 Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I installed Seabios and then used a USB to install Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with no problems; I completely removed Chrome OS. I just realized while playing a game that the sound is not working. Do I need ...
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How can I dual boot Chromium OS alongside Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. I want to dual boot it with Chromium os. I checked out the official website, but could not clearly understand what each step meant. Hence, I am a little wary of the process. ...
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Problems with Ubuntu via Crouton on Chromebook

I have a few problems and questions. First of all I am using a brandnew Chromebook Acer R11 and used this guide to install Ubuntu next to Chrome OS: http://chromebookblog.de/ubuntu-auf-dem-chromebook-...
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Unpacking and configuring kvm components

In this guide : http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/RunningKVM It says "If you are using a recent kernel (2.6.25+) with kvm modules included, boot into it" What does it mean boot into the kernal?
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How to change the window manager without the login screen?

I know, in general, how to change which window manager I use after logging in. I do this (normally) by choosing from a slightly difficult to find menu/list of window managers. Easy. There must be a ...
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Dual-boot Ubuntu 15.10 on a Toshiba Chromebook 2 [closed]

I'm looking to install Ubuntu on a Toshiba Chromebook 2 but I want a proper dual boot, not the version that installs with Crouton; specifically I want to boot to Ubuntu 15.10. I have looked online but ...
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How do I set Ubuntu as the default OS for Chromebox/Chrome OS?

I installed ubuntu-desktop lts (14.04) on my intel Asus Chromebox using the script at: http://goo.gl/9sgchs. Everything is working great when I manually boot into Ubuntu (i.e. pressing ctrl-L at the ...
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Ubuntu Server on Chrome OS/Chromebook?

You hear everyone talking about wanting Ubuntu on their Chromebook. I'm looking to install the Ubuntu server and completely remove ChromeOS. Is this possible? If so how? Thank you.
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Ubuntu 14.04 crouton Chrome OS wifi and network issue

I've just installed Ubuntu on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 using crouton. It updated to 14.04 very quickly. I have 2 main issues: I'm automatically connected to my wifi network, just as I am when I ...
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Using the ASH widow manager from Chrome OS

I was interested in using google chrome's ASH window manager on Ubuntu. I first tried dz0ny's lightdm-login-chromeos project, but that seems to have been abandoned. I then tried the google-chrome --...
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Will an update to Chrubuntu damage Chrome OS?

I am running Chrome OS 40 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Chromebook 2. I was wondering if updating to Ubuntu 14.04 will update my kernel and break Chrome OS. I've almost updated before, but then I ...
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How do I install ChomiumOS and run it as a separate X ession?

I'm exploring different options on how to install ChromiumOS on my desktop (x86_64) PC which is currently running Ubuntu 14.10. I tried the following methods first: Dual booting the two, but resizing ...
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How to remove Chrome OS Desktop Environment?

I tried to install Chrome OS Desktop Environment but it didn't worked from some reason. I was prompted with a message saying that there is some error, so how can I remove the installed components?
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Is It Possible to Create a Bootable Ubuntu Install Within Chrubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm currently using Chrubuntu on my C720 Chromebook, but want to create a bootable Linux USB key. The problem is that I can't seem to do this from within Ubuntu once I've loaded it and obviously can't ...
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How to write a Chromium OS *.img file to a USB drive?

I have downloaded a Chromium OS *.img file which I want to write to a USB drive, so that I can boot from it. Is there any tool like YUMI for windows? I tried usb-imagewriter and UNetbootin, but they ...
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Cannot Start Ubuntu in Chromebook without Web Browsing First

I just got a Toshiba 13.3-inch Chromebook 2 and have set up Ubuntu Trusty Tahr with Unity through crouton. Whenever I turn the computer back on after having put it to sleep or shut it down, I cannot ...
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How can I make Ubuntu my main OS on a Chromebook?

I was recently gifted a Samsung Chromebook. I want to completely delete Chrome OS and make Ubuntu 14.04.1 my main operating system. When I upgraded 12.04 to 14.04.1 from a standard download, as usual ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 gives black screen and x cursor on startup

I have a Dell 11 chromebook on which I downloaded crouton, and through that, ubuntu 12.04. 12.04 was working perfectly well until I got a message from the update manager asking me to update to trusty ...
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switching back to ubuntu from chrome os problems

im using a HP chromebook 14 and i just finished installing ubuntu on it. it booted up and i was able to switch back and forth between chrome os and ubuntu. i restarted my laptop and it booted back up ...
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Where is my partitioned space?

I'm very new to Linux. Trying to learn, but curve is kinda steep. So, I loaded Ubuntu 14.04 onto my 16GB Chromebook (HP 14) using the method outlined here http://chromeos-cr48.blogspot.com/2013/10/...