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supply password in crosh (chrome os shell) ssh?

I have a CR-48 and I'm attempting to connect to SSHdroid. I understand the standard command for connecting to SSH is ssh root 192.168.2.bla but how do you supply a password along with that command ...
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On a CR-48 how do I remove ChromeOS and install Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What CR-48 firmware lets you install Linux? I am assume I would flash a custom firmware and boot from a live usb. Then? Do I errase all the partitions?
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What CR-48 firmware lets you install Linux?

This would be to remove Chrome OS and replace it with Ubuntu. Right now I am dual booting, but it uses CRos Kernel. Luigi seems to no longer be around.
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ChromeOS: kill a hung ssh session

I have a hung crosh terminal. I was in a ssh session and the wireless connection dropped. The screen froze. Normally, I open an other one, ssh into the remote machine again, and kill the sshd, and ...
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Chrome OS (CR-48) mic boost?

The built in mic is way too quiet. It seems to be line level and needs boosted. Is there a way to do this?
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how to create VMDK file in Virtualbox for adding USB as a new OS?

I have a USB which has OSes on it. Now I want to create VMDK file to use them in VirtualBox. I read many articles but never found how I can use them. In an article I found the way that: C:\Program ...
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How to use Chrome OS 0.4.206 beta Virtual Machine zipped VM 32 Bits - (x86) on ubuntu 10.04 desktop system?

I bought the CD Chrome OS 0.4.206 beta Virtual Machine zipped VM 32 Bits - (x86) from Linux CD. The CD is unbootable while the CD Ubuntu Desktop Edition 10.04 that I got free from Shipit is bootable ...
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How do I replicate autohotkey hotstrings in Chrome OS

Google gave me a Cr-48 about a month ago. I like it. Its simple and powerful. The temptation to fuss and muss has been removed. However, one of the things I miss a lot is hotstrings that I set up in ...
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How do you determine the MAC address on a CR-48?

You get a CR-48 in the mail. You want to use it but the wireless network only allows access to specified MAC addresses. How do you determine the MAC address?
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Chrome OS VM Image

I'm looking for a VM image of Chrome OS that uses google's servers to auto-update. I've found a chromium VM image, but I'm looking for google's version, not the vanilla open source one.
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Replacement AC adapter for my CR-48?

I managed to lose the AC adapter on my Google CR-48. Yeah, already, I know. I have a couple more places to check, but does anyone know where I could find a compatible AC adapter? 19.5v 2.0a is not ...
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Chrome OS instead of Splashtop OS

I have an HP Mini 110 with Splashtop OS as an 'instant on' OS. I've updated to the newest version which has a Chromium browser...and not too much else You know what would be really cool? The newest ...
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My 1GB flash drive shows only 970MB… any way to squeeze out a few more MB?

I'm trying to burn Hexxeh's Chormium OS Diet onto my 1GB flash drive. Hexxeh advertises that it should fit on a 1GB flash drive. But it will not fit. It turns out that my Mac shows the flashdrive ...
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How can I install Chrome OS to a CD so I can install it on an x86 machine

The x86 machine is Sun hardware and it is currently running Solaris and it has a GRUB menu. I would like to preserve my existing Solaris OS if convenient.
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What kind of filesystem is Chrome OS going to have?

I've read that it has no local storage. Does this mean no local files whatsoever, or does it just mean that there will be a limited amount of local storage that will be synced to the web somewhere? In ...
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How will Chrome OS provide music?

I don't have many desktop apps installed; one of the few I have is Spotify. How will Chrome OS provide music for its users?
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Chrome OS for Macbooks?

Will Chrome OS work with Macbooks in the future? Or is it only for PCs?
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How can I put a bootloader on my flash drive so that I have the option to boot Flow OS when it's in?

Currently I have GRUB on my Hard Drive, which gives me the option to boot into Ubuntu, Windows, etc. When I put in my Flow OS flash drive, however, it boots into it without asking, which makes sense. ...
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What are the differences between ChromeOS and Jolicloud?

Jolicloud seems to be the first Cloud OS. How does it compare to Chrome OS? What's the difference between them? Just mixed local/cloud vs absolutely cloud?
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Running Chromium Flow on a USB disk to boot on school computers?

So I gonna make a USB bootable drive of Hexxeh's ChromiumOS Flow. I want this to be able to boot into it on my school computer. The computers use Novel network and each student gets their own login. ...
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Where can I find a Google Chrome OS ISO image?

Where can I get a Google Chrome OS .ISO file? I know I could install ubuntu and build from source but I don't want to do that. Are there any ISO's available?
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How to install chrome os flow in virtual box

I tried installing chrome os flow which I got from here: http://chromeos.hexxeh.net/ Into the virtual box. First, I extracted the tar.gz file and added an existing hard disk to the virtual box and ...
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where could I download the latest build of chrome os

Because when I search it on google. I only see the gdgt website with a download link for the first chrome os that has been release. Do you know where I can download a modified version of chrome os?
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4GB USB as 2 drives

I've got a 4GB USB flash drive and am trying to partition it. I'd like 2GB to be an OS (ChromeOS by Hexxeh), and the rest should be one FAT32 partition. Windows should recognize the FAT32 ...
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Change resolution with Chrome_OS VMware Appliance?

I just downloaded the VMWare appliance for Chrome OS.i686-0.4.223. There seems to be no way to change the screen resolution from 800x600. VMWare tells me that the VMWare Tools are out of date. I ...
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Google Chrome OS on Acer Aspire One AOA 150 netbook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: USB bootable of Chromium OS I have a Acer Aspire One AOA 150 with Windows Xp Home. I want to try and dual boot it with Google Chrome OS. But before that I would like to ...
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USB bootable of Chromium OS

Anyone has a USB bootable of Chromium OS? When do you think it would be released? Does anyone have a review about it already?
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ChromeOS CLI terminal app?

I assume ChromeOS has a CLI terminal application. Does it open up in a browser tab, or is it an independent window? Does anyone have any screenshots handy?
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Moving Chrome OS from USB stick to an SD card

I have been able to install chrome OS on a 4gb flash drive and it boots just fine on my little ASUS eee900A. But I don't to worry about it sticking out of the eee and getting knocked out by accident. ...
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Install Chromium OS to SECOND internal drive on EEE 901?

I am trying to install the Chromium OS on an EEE PC 901, and I have succeeded in using Image Writer for Windows 0.2r23 to copy the IMG file to an SDHC card. Since the OS speed is limited by slow card ...
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Configure VirtualBox to connect to Internet through proxy

I'm currently trying to run Chrome OS in VirtualBox 3.0.1. Windows XP Pro is the host system. The actual behavior is Chrome OS starts up fine, reaches the login screen. Once so, when trying to log ...
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Chrome OS: Security Error

I just installed Google Chrome OS in VirtualBox using this guide: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/6770/how-to-run-chrome-os-in-virtualbox/ using this image http://gdgt.com/google/chrome-os/download/. ...
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Chrome OS on HP Mini 1000

I wrote an image of Chrome OS to a USB flash drive and got it to successfully boot. However, my network adapter is not recognized. (Neither wifi nor ethernet is working.) Is there some way to ...
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Google Chrome OS dev accounts

I've made it run under a VM, but now it is just a browser, no apps. When I`m trying to access the menu it asks for a google.com domain account. Where do I get it?
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Reboot Chrome OS running in VMWare

Downloaded the Chrome OS VmWare image today and was taking it for a test drive. I don't know how to shutdown or issue a reboot for this OS. Anyway to drop to a terminal window in Chrome OS?
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Will the OLPC XO-1 be able to run Chrome OS?

Maybe too early for a definitive answer, but since Chrome OS is open source now, somebody might have an idea of minimum hardware requirements.
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Experimenting with Virtualization

I want to try Google OS. For that purpose I am planning to install virtualization software. I have the option to use VMWare Palyer or VirtualBox. I am absolute beginner, and even though I understand ...
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Which Linux distribution is Google Chrome OS based on?

I'm interested to know which Linux distribution the upcoming Google Chrome operating system will be based on. Does anyone know?
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What filesystems would Google Chrome OS work with?

When Google releases their Chrome OS, my first prerequisite would be to work with my current files. What filesystems would it work with? (have read-write access). Would it support Windows partitions? ...