There’s a number of new gestures, visual changes and improvements for both Chromebook users and developers in Chrome OS 81. Here’s what you need to know.
Now that Chrome OS 80 is out, any new Linux Crostini containers will run Debian Buster instead of Stretch. I restored a Stretch container backup on Buster but it didn’t work.
Initially expected around February 11, Chrome OS 80 Stable Channel lands on Chromebooks starting today. Here’s what you need to know about the upgrade, which has some new UI tweaks, a Linux change and more.
Chrome OS 81 is shaping up to be a pretty hefty release when it arrives in late March. However, the latest Dev Channel upgrade adds a trio of Linux features now: Debian Buster, disk resizing and custom username.
Debian Buster arrived in July but the Crostini container for Linux on Chromebooks wasn’t ready for it. Now, after months of work, it looks like Chrome OS 80 is the planned implementation.
Debian 10 Buster lands this week but Linux on your Chromebook will still run Debian 9 Stretch for some time. If you want to upgrade your Project Crostini container to Buster in advance, here’s how.