Chromebooks will be able to install Debian apps (packages) through native Files app

Currently, all Linux packages for Project Crostini on Chrome OS are installed directly in a command line interface, which can be clunky for those new to Linux. Google is simplifying the process directly through the native Files app.

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Solid Explorer lets you move files between Android and Chrome OS on a Chromebook

Unless (or until) the native Chrome OS Files app gains access to the Android file system, Solid Explorer is a good choice for data management on a Chromebook if you want more access to your Android files.

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Files app on Chromebooks getting prepped for Google Drive updates

The Chrome OS team is working on adding functionality to the Files app on Chromebooks that will redirect you to Google Drive for advanced file management.

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