Not satisfied with your Chromebook, with a little know-how you can install a Linux operating system on it instead. You can switch back and forward between chrome os and ubuntu by using Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Back and Ctrl+Alt+Shift+Forward for ARM-based Chromebook, and Ctrl+Alt+Back and Ctrl+Alt+Forward for an Intel-based Chromebook. For the latter command, you have to press Ctrl+Alt+Refresh to bring up the desktop. With a sufficiently advanced Chromebook, you can now install and run Linux natively on it.
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It will reboot and go through a process of enabling developer mode.
During the enabling process, it will wipe out all the local information. After the completion of the process, it will come up with a red exclamation screen.
Install Crouton Before going to install Crouton, let us know what it is?
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Crouton is a piece of software as chroot kind, developed by Google hardware engineer who how to linux on a chromebook Chromebook, which is used to create an environment on Chromebook, like android and google play on Chromebook, to install Linux based OS like Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and others using the same hardware specification as used by Chrome OS.
Though there are many other ways available to install Linux on Chromebook this one is easy and straightforward to install, uninstall or modify.
Download Crouton from the official Github Page and save it to download folder. Run the following command into Terminal to enter the Ubuntu shell: You can get more information regarding this from the official GitHub page.
How to add Linux to your Chromebook
It will take some time for installing Crouton. When it is completed, it will prompt for new username and password for new Ubuntu installation.
So enter the user credentials as it asked. Beta to Stableyou will need powerwash your system. In the Settings menu, scroll down to the bottom.
How to Set Up and Use Linux Apps on Chromebooks
A new window will open that lets you set up Linux. It will take a few minutes for the process to complete, so just hang out for a few while it does its thing.
Type the following command in the Terminal and then hit Enter: Type the following command and then hit Enter: Enter an encryption passphrase, which is essentially a second password, and click Enter.
Time to watch a lot of code fly across your screen, and it lasts a while.
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Type in a username for your Linux account and hit Enter when prompted. Type in a third new password, which will be the password for your Linux account, and click Enter. Retype that password to confirm, and click Enter.
Type "sudo startxfce4" and hit Enter.