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My grandmother is beginning to use a computer soon. We are giving her a chromebook so that it will be easier to keep the settings right, and not get lost.

However, for support purposes, and helping set up new things like bookmarks, plugins, and so forth, we want to set up remote control of the chromebook. It is not necessary for her to approve each remote control session.

We do have physical access to the machine before we deliver it to her. This will give us an opportunity to make any changes necessary to allow this.

I am a competent software developer, and can work with Linux, but have never worked under the hood of a chromebook before. What would be necessary to accomplish this remote access?

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A forum conversation on Google groups seems to have a number of people in your boat, but Google has not released support for it yet, reasoning that Chrome OS is a stateless system and there "is no need for it". –  Moses Sep 16 '13 at 13:53
When trying to Share your own Chrombook with "Chrome Remote Desktop" it says: "This feature is not yet available for Chrombooks... stay tuned". But don't hold your breath. I believe it's that way since 2011 (its initial release). –  Rik Sep 16 '13 at 15:52
Suppose the Chromebook was rooted? Then is it easier? –  George Bailey Sep 19 '13 at 11:50

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