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Questions tagged [chromeos]

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

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Triple booting Ubuntu mate, Windows 10, and CloudReady (chromium os)

Is it possible to do this? I don’t care about reformatting, as this laptop has nothing important on it.
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Is it possible to use Ubuntu alongside Chrome OS

I was reading about the new Chrome OS update and it said something about running Chrome OS alongside Ubuntu. Is this true and how do I do it?t
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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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I can't launch the terminal or uxterm in chromebook unity shell. How come?

I don't really understand how crosh works. I enter the shell and then type sudo startunity and ubuntu launches. But uxterm and terminal blink when clicked and then don't open. software center opens ...
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Running Ubuntu on 16gb Chromebook and SD Card?

I am considering buying a chromebook for school and replacing Chrome OS with Ubuntu 18.04. I can't seem to find many 32gb chromebooks in my price range. Can I expect Ubuntu to run properly on a 16gb ...
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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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Crouton Ubuntu not starting up! (FIXED)

So. I'm trying to start Ubuntu on my Chromebook. I enter the usual and this is what I got: (view screenshot) Any help please? UPDATE: Nevermind! I figured it out! I was using a older version of ...
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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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Boot To Ubuntu Without Removing Chrome OS

Is there any possible way that I can make my Chromebook startup straight to Ubuntu, without removing Chrome OS? I find it kinda annoying to start it up and having to enter sudo startunity every time, ...
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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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Team Speak 3 For Chrombook linux 14.04 lts

Can anyone tell me the download method for teamspeak 3 for a Chromebook running 14.04 lts linux, i'm fairly new to chromebooks and linux , if you may, keep the instructions simple :D
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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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root window unavailible (maybe another wm is running?) chrome os [closed]

I want to install lightdm-login-chromiumos after putting chromeos on terminal I got this error: USER is : gnome3 Data dir is : /home/gnome3/chrome-os Detected plugins : --register-pepper-plugins=/opt/...
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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 ChominumOS and run it as a seperate X Session?

I'm exploring different options on how to install ChromniumOS on my desktop (x86_64) PC which is currently running Ubuntu 14.10. I tried the following methods first: Duel Booting the two, but ...
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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/...
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How to install Ubuntu 32-bit on Asus C300 chromebook [duplicate]

I have just purchased a chromebook, Asus C300, in hopes that I would be able to install ubuntu on it instead of chrome os. The other options I see are chrubuntu and crouton but neither really give me ...
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how to get rid of ChromiumOS

I tried to install ChromiumOS in Ubuntu, didnt work out, and now when I do sudo apt-get upgrade I got this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information......
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Chrome OS and Ubuntu

I started using Ubuntu a few weeks ago, so I decided to install it also on my Chromebook. It feels so nice, but I get this error when I try to update Ubuntu: W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://dl....
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CRAS audio & video stopped working [Chromebook]

It all seemed to start after updating ChromeOS. (I'm running Ubuntu inside of ChromeOS (crouton)) I have no audio, (and video is hit-and-miss, either broken or working). I tried to manually turn the ...
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booting into chrome OS after Ubuntu is default

So, I have successfully loaded Chrubuntu 14.04 on my chromebook and managed to set it as the default. However, I have a need to access the Chrome OS, and I don't know to boot back into Chrome. I can ...
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Three OS in one system

I have been using Ubuntu and Windows, which are installed side by side for about 2 and a half year by now(although I hardly open Windows) and I've had my Ups and Downs. But now I'm trying to install ...