How to enable Picture-in-Picture on a Chromebook (updated)

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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How to mount Linux container files in the Chrome OS Files app for Project Crostini

It’s pretty easy to mount files from a Linux container to the Files app on a Chromebook running Project Crostini: A manual implementation of what Google plans to bring to the Files app on a Chromebook.

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Here’s what Progressive Web Apps, or PWAs, look like on a Chromebook

Since I recently flipped from Stable to Dev to test Linux apps on my Pixelbook, I decided to install a few PWAs and generally, I’m impressed by the speed and the native look & feel of these. Here’s how to try them on your Chromebook.

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How to use Google Smart Lock to generate secure passwords on a Chromebook

While some folks know that Google Smart Lock can manage and remember your passwords, not everyone knows that Smart Lock can actually generate strong passwords for you. Here’s how to set it up and use it.

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First look: Running full Linux apps on a Chromebook with Project Crostini

After flipping over to the Chrome OS Dev Channel, I got Crostini up and running on my Pixelbook. Here’s how to do the same for a full, secure Linux desktop environment and what it looks like.

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How to spoof your Chromebook user-agent for sites that don’t support Chrome OS

Have you ever used a Chromebook to watch online video or use a web app and it doesn’t seem to work even though the same site works on the Chrome browser for Windows or MacOS? Seems strange, but it happens. Luckily, there’s a pretty easy fix thanks to a Chrome extension.

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How I code on a Chromebook using Python and a Raspberry Pi

There are several ways to code on a Chromebook, but many of the require extra effort, compromise security or cost too much. I’ve settled on a simple, inexpensive method to meet my requirements until a more native solution comes along.

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Wireless printing on a Chromebook not working? Try this Chrome Web App

After some research, I found the WiFi Printer Driver Chrome Web App and since then, I haven’t had a single printer issue. And it doesn’t require you to know the IP address of your local network printer, which saves some configuration time.

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How to see the current Chrome OS versions for all channels and Chromebooks

Here’s a useful website that’s worth bookmarking because it displays the current version of the Dev, Beta and Stable Channels of Chrome OS for all Chromebooks.

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How to take and edit a screenshot on a Chromebook

Taking a screenshot on a Chromebook isn’t the most intuitive action to find but it’s a simple shortcut away. Or rather one of two simple shortcuts, depending on if you want to snap a full image of your screen or a partial image.

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