Chrome OS 72 Dev Channel update includes USB support for Crostini and Android 9

USB support for Project Crostini is finally here, enabling read & write access to a memory card from the Linux Terminal app. Here’s how to enable and use it. Oh, and Android 9 comes along for the ride on Chromebooks.

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Project Crostini USB support is moving forward on Chromebooks

Of the three main missing features in Project Crostini, one is moving forward now: USB support is in the works for the Linux container on Chromebooks.

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Chromebooks getting support for USB Wi-Fi dongles

Apparently, the Chromium team has seen reports of “wonky” Wi-Fi connections on Chromebooks and other Chrome OS devices. As a result, the team will be adding support for certain USB Wi-Fi dongles so users will have backup connectivity.

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Why every Chromebook owner should carry a USB key or SD card with them

Don’t wait until you get the dreaded “Chrome OS is missing or damaged” message on your device: Carry external memory with the operating system on it. Here’s how to use it to recover Chrome OS and get your Chromebook working again.

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