Chrome OS “Share with Linux” feature will make it easier to install Debian apps in Crostini

Building off the upcoming “Share with Linux” functionality in the Chrome OS Files app, a new feature will allow you to install Debian packages on a Chromebook without having to first copy them over to Linux.

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Project Crostini to get Google Drive, Team Drives, Computer sharing with Linux on Chromebooks

The Linux container on Chromebooks is getting a broad range of shared access to data on your Google Drive and removable media directly through the Chrome OS Files app.

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Video edits on a Chromebook? Adobe Premiere Rush CC could bring it

Adobe debuted a nice looking video editor for iOS in its Adobe Premiere Rush CC product this week and said it will bring the toolset to Android in 2019. Depending on the implementation, it could bring simple video edits to Chromebooks.

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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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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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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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Chrome OS 70 to transform tablets with a smart auto-switch to desktop mode

Using a Chrome tablet or detachable Chromebook as a single, main computing device becomes much more feasible with its ability to smartly switch between tablet and desktop mode when using an external display.

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Support for native SMB network shares in Chrome OS is moving along quickly now

Native support for SMB file shares was spotted in March but the Chromium team is making quick headway now towards adding the function to Chromebooks. Enterprises will also have a policy to enable or disable shared location discovery on the network.

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Google One cloud storage is available for all today

Google One storage was an invite-only but as of today, Google says it’s available for all in the U.S. Even better: there are few more goodies for Google One users.

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