Chrome OS 86 to make port forwarding for Linux on Chromebooks generally available

Developing apps in Linux on a Chromebook? You might have run into issues accessing them from Chrome OS. Port forwarding has been in experimental mode for several months but Chrome OS 86 makes this feature generally available.

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Here’s how you’ll be able to run Windows apps on Chromebooks

New details of how Chromebooks will run Windows 10 and Windows apps appeared today, explaining more about the architecture and experience. Given that the Parallels solution is expected in the fall, this is another reason Windows 10X devices won’t be true Chromebook competitors for some time, if at all.

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