CHROMEBOOK:X

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CHROMEBOOK:X

Postby nommies » 2019-09-10 20:08

My wife made the very cruel mistake of buying me a Chromebook....refurbished....which has ended it's update lifetime.
Of course, I never used Chromebook. I installed Crouton and just Linuxed from that limited status.
I am frustrated, though. I want Google outta there! I want nothing but Linux goodness on this book!
I have failed to find any solution online for this problem, though....at least one that I can understand.
I know if anyone can help me, it would be the Debians!
So....? Help me Frankenstein this Chromebook?
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Re: CHROMEBOOK:X

Postby arochester » 2019-09-11 14:37

What is the make and model of the Chromebook?

Have you looked at something like GalliumOS? https://galliumos.org/
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Re: CHROMEBOOK:X

Postby Dai_trying » 2019-09-11 20:03

I have no experience with chromebooks but I understand you might be able to turn it into a Linux laptop via mr. chromebox firmware and a 5.0+ kernel, you could ask the user of this post, he might offer some guidance for you.
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Re: CHROMEBOOK:X

Postby pcalvert » 2019-09-12 18:54

arochester wrote:Have you looked at something like GalliumOS? https://galliumos.org/

^^^ This is what I would use (if your Chromebook model is supported).

Here are some additional links:

https://www.linux.com/tutorials/gallium ... -hardware/
https://opensource.com/article/17/4/lin ... gallium-os


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