Chrome OS 77 to bring Crostini (Linux beta) to Chromebook Pixel 2015, other older devices

Still rocking a Chromebook Pixel 2015 or other device from around that era? You’ve been missing out on Linux apps but that’s about to change with Chrome OS 77 next month, thanks to a kernel update.

Chrome OS 78 will bring the keyboard shortcuts to Virtual Desks on Chromebooks

While the new Virtual Desks feature of Chrome OS landed with version 76, the keyboard shortcuts to use them on a Chromebook didn’t. And they won’t be here for Chrome OS 77 either.

Virtual desks for Chromebooks getting a swipe gesture to switch desktops

The virtual desk feature for Chromebooks is expected to land in a few weeks with Chrome OS 76, including keyboard shortcuts. A new code commit suggests a four-finger swipe to move between workspaces may be added in time for the release.

Chrome OS 77 to add Bluetooth device battery level indicator to Chromebooks

The beginnings of a new feature to display the battery life of connected Bluetooth devices has arrived in Chrome OS 77. It’s still a work in progress but will be a welcome addition to the Chromebook platform.

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