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Got a Screwdriver? GalliumOS Can Turn Chromebooks Into Linux Boxes

GalliumOS is a Chromebook-specific Linux variant. It lets you put a real Linux distro on a Chromebook. My recent review of a new Chromebook feature -- the ability to run Linux apps on some Chromebook models -- sparked my interest in other technologies that run complete Linux distros on some...
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Linux Apps on Chrome OS: An Easy-to-Follow Guide

Linux apps can expand your Chromebook's capabilities and open up all sorts of interesting options — but first, you have to know where to begin. If you think you'd stand to benefit from using a Linux app on your Chrome OS device — or if you just want to explore and see what's out there — the first...
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PixelBook
Chromebooks can run apps from Android, Linux, and Windows concurrently in the same session.

​The Killer Chromebook: Google's i7 Pixelbook

Want the best of all Chromebooks? Then get Google's Pixelbook. Now, I've liked Chromebooks since the experimental Cr-48rolled out in late 2010. And, when Google released its first high-end Chromebook, 2013's Pixel, I was sold. I slowly but surely put away my Linux-powered Lenovo ThinkPads and...
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​Linux Comes to Chromebooks

Chrome OS is based on Linux, but you can't easily run Linux applications on it. That's about to change, with Google's Project Crostini rolling out. Chrome OS started as a spin off of Ubuntu Linux. It then migrated to Gentoo Linux and evolved into Google's own take on the vanilla Linux kernel. But...
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Crostini Linux Container Apps Getting Full Native Treatment on Chromebooks

Another day, another Crostini feature comes to light. So far, we have the Linux Terminal installer, Files app integration, and Material Design cues already rounding out the Linux app experience. As we continue to uncover clues by the day, it seems development of the Crostini Project is full steam...
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Running Linux on a Chromebook

Although Chrome OS is competent at handling web-based workloads, by design it's light on features compared to a full desktop operating system, which is presumably where many of its users are coming from. Fortunately, if you're on Google’s operating system and wish it was a little more flexible, it'...
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How to Install Linux on a Chromebook (And Why You Should)

Chromebooks are one of the most secure devices you can give a non-technical end user, and at a price point few can argue with, but that security comes with a privacy trade off: you have to trust Google, which is part of the NSA's Prism programme, with your data in the cloud. Even those who put...
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Chromebook tutorial
Learn how to get the best of both worlds and run your favorite Linux distro and Chrome OS side by side in this step-by-step guide.

How to Install Debian, Ubuntu, or Kali Linux on Your Chromebook

Chromebooks are steadily gaining market share. With the arrival of Android apps to the platform, Chromebooks have become an ideal platform for a very large user-base, and Chrome OS is a very important piece of technology in the current consumer space. However, if you are a Linux user, you may need...
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Putting Linux on your Chromebook Is Easier Than You Think (and Totally Worth It!)

You've may have seen chatter on the internet about installing Linux on your Chromebook. Plenty of longtime Chrome OS users are doing it, and it allows the use of programs like GIMP (a Photoshop replacement), or Darktable, (a Lightroom alternative) as well as plenty of programs for video and audio...
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Install CloudReady
Learn how to install Chrome OS on your old computer with CloudReady.

Turn Your Old Laptop into a Chromebook

The year of Linux is here. According to reports, Google sold more Chromebooks in the first quarter of 2016 than Apple sold Macbooks. And, Chromebooks are about to get even more exciting. During the Google I/O Summit, the company announced that the Google Play store for Android is coming to...
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