There’s hope that older Chromebooks will run Linux apps with Crostini

The Chromium team is trying to backport certain Linux modules so that Chromebooks on an older Linux kernel can run desktop apps.

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“Nocturne” Chromebook to power its detachable keyboard like Apple’s Smart Keyboard for iPad

The Nocturne device will support magnetic pogo pins to provide power to a keyboard base that detaches from the display; another first for Chromebooks.

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Service Manual: How to repair or upgrade an HP Chromebox G2

The HP service manual for repairs or upgrades on the HP Chromebox G2 is available, confirming some specs and even adding a few new details on the device. If you plan to modify or fix your G2, you’ll need this.

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Why don’t Chromebooks have Thunderbolt 3 support?

A reader wants to know why there are no Thunderbolt 3 outputs on Chrome OS devices? It may have to do with Linux as well as ARM-powered Chrome OS devices and use cases of Chromebook users.

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Should you buy a Pixelbook or wait for the HP Chromebook X2?

In the market for a Chromebook but not sure to get the Pixelbook or wait for the HP Chromebook X2 or another detachable? The answer may depend on how much value you place on a true tablet.

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Dark themed Android P-like system tray settings menu available for Chromebooks

The “merger” of Android and Chrome OS continues with a new Chrome system tray settings updated that borrows some visual aspects from Android P.  Here’s to how to get it early.

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Can’t open your Project Crostini container Terminal? Here’s how to get access

By updating the Chrome OS Crostini container component, I broke my Linux terminal! That’s OK, there’s a quick workaround to get going again with Linux apps on a Chromebook.

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Project Crostini Linux containers getting updated to LXC 3.0.0 for Chrome OS

With LXC 3.0.0 officially announced back in March, Google is wasting little time in updating the Linux container technology for Project Crostini.

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Looks like the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 release date is June (or later)

First expected in the US last month and now halfway through May, the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 looks like a June release at best for many.

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Need more Drive storage for your Chromebook? Google One makes it cheaper

Google Drive consumer storage will become Google One with some plan changes, and a new plan. Even better: You don’t have to create a shared folder for your family to spread that space out. It will be easier to natively share the cloud storage capacity between five people.

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How to enable Picture-in-Picture on a Chromebook

If you’re on Chrome OS 68, you can install a Picture in Picture extension that lets you watch any web video in a re-sizable, floating windows that’s always on top of other windows.

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