Project Crostini gets new features, fixes in Chrome OS 71 Dev Channel

A few tweaks make it easier to share Chrome OS files and folders with the Linux VM in Project Crostini or close down the VM with a click, and you can now see VM resources usage in the Task Manager on your Chromebook.

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Samsung Chromebook Plus v2 gets LTE through Verizon for $599

Tired of tethering your phone or searching for Wi-Fi? Samsung has an answer for you: It added a Cat. 9 LTE radio for Verizon’s network to the Samsung Chromebook Plus v2, adding a $100 premium over the Wi-Fi only model.

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Project Crostini getting simple Linux app uninstall function from launcher icons

Chrome OS will make it easy to uninstall Linux apps from a Crostini container with a new right-click option on the application launcher icon. Of course, you’ll still have the ability to use the CLI for package uninstalls as well.

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Will the Pixel Slate, aka: Nocturne, dual boot into Windows 10 or Linux?

There’s a code commit from July suggesting that Nocturne could dual boot into Windows or Linux. However, it’s not likely to happen in the near future: All of the Project Campfire efforts are targeted at the Pixelbook for now.

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Chrome OS will show Debian package details when installing in the Files app

The native Chrome OS Files app makes it easy to install Linux packages but it’s a little bare-bones. A helpful new feature will show package information on your Chromebook before clicking that Install button.

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Project Campfire icons and details: Alt-OS is now Dual-Boot on Chromebooks for Windows and Linux

Goodbye Alt-OS and hello Dual Boot: That’s the new name for Project Campfire to run different operating systems on a Chromebook. Here’s a peek at how all of this will look and work.

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Chrome OS Files app getting a “Share with Linux” option for Project Crostini

While it’s simple to view data files in a Linux container through the Chrome OS Files app, seeing Chrome OS data in Linux isn’t. A new menu option in the Files app will help solve that problem.

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Chrome OS 69 hits Stable, brings Project Crostini support for Linux apps and more

After months of development, Project Crostini brings Linux app support to the masses with Chrome OS 69 for the Stable Channel. The new version released today also includes a dozen other solid features.

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Project Crostini getting Linux app notifications in Chrome OS

Linux apps are getting the same treatment as those that run Android when it comes to notifications on a Chromebook. The backend solution is slightly different but will be just as useful when it arrives in Chrome OS.

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Hold the phone: There’s hope that the 2015 Chromebook Pixel will get Project Crostini after all

The jury is still out on if the 2015 Chromebook Pixel and the Dell Chromebook 13 7310 will get Linux app support through Project Crostini. Don’t give up hope yet if you have one of these two devices.

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These are the Chromebooks that won’t be getting Linux apps through Project Crostini

Bad news for older Chromebook, Chromebox and Chromebase owners: Efforts have ceased to backport features that are required for Project Crostini. Not on the list? The 2015 Google Chromebook Pixel.

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