I’m thinking of getting myself a Chromebook (running Chrome OS of course) but need to fully understand the developer mode. I’m struggling to find any concrete up to date information as to the developer modes abilities. Once I have entered developer mode and mounted the rootfs as writable (both of which are relatively straight forward) will the Chromebook/Chrome OS function relatively normally? By normal I mean can I install and run standard Linux binaries assuming they have been complied for the target architecture? I read somewhere that actually compiling from source on the Chromebook/OS was a no go. Why is this?
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