Chrome OS may soon have its own native Chromebook recovery software. This means you wouldn’t need to use another Chromebook or computer to download the recovery image on a USB stick.
Don’t have enough local storage to run Linux on your Chromebook? You might be able to run Linux or another OS from a USB stick or memory card based on this code.
Heavy users of Linux on Chromebooks have been waiting for some key features to arrive in Chrome OS. As a result of prioritization, these three aren’t coming until Chrome OS 84 at the earliest.
A bug filed on this day in 2013 is finally close to being resolved: Linux kernel updates and other code changes will make it easy to use a USB-connected iPhone in place of a Wi-Fi connection on Chromebooks.
USB-tethering to an iPhone for web access is in the works for Chromebooks. Why would you need this? It uses less battery on your device compared to Wi-Fi or Bluetooth tethering.
Chrome OS 75 was released to the Stable Channel today and includes a number of new features, such as USB support for Android debugging in Linux, reader mode for web pages, and the recently discovered Files app support for cloud storage via installed Android apps.
Using SMS for two-factor authentication (2FA) is the least secure option to protect your Google account and your Chromebook. Here’s how to bolster security on both and what can happen if you don’t.
Chrome OS 75 is available for enterprise Chromebook customers, bringing improved network security, Android device access over USB in Linux and more printer controls.
Chrome OS 74 has launched on the Stable Channel with a list of 8 key changes. As is often the case, there’s more in here than the “official” list, such as Crostini backup and restore for Linux containers on Chromebooks.
Excited to download content from Android apps such as Google Play Movies, Spotify and other apps to an external storage card on your Chromebook? If you have Chrome OS 72, it works, but there’s a trick involved. Here’s how to do it.
While the official Google changelog list of features in Chrome OS 72 Stable Channel has some welcome additions, there’s plenty more goodness included behind these scenes.