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Questions tagged [chromebook]

Chromebook is a Google netbook which runs the cloud operating system Chrome OS.

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Open .ica file automatically?

When I download an .ica file through Chrome I get a popup in the bottom left hand corner saying it has been downloaded. I have to click that to have it open in in the Citrix Workspace Chrome OS app. ...
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Bad ping times on OpenVPN for Android on Chromebook

I'm connecting my Asus C101 Chromebook to an OpenVPN server using the "OpenVPN for Android" app. The ping times are horrendous: ranging from 200ms to over a second. If I use the same app, connecting ...
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How does one run an app from the terminal on a Chromebook?

On my Chromebook, I'm on the Dev channel, Chrome version 72.0.3609.3 on a ASUS C302C. I'm trying to run an app from the terminal and it's failing. My question is, how does one run an app from the ...
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Write Protection Screw Removal (Acer Chromebook 15 CB3-532-C4ZZ Celeron N3060)

Can someone please tell me which screw is the write protection screw on my Acer chromebook 15 CB3-532-C4ZZ Celeron N3060? Tryna get windows.
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How to access local network services provided from Android apps hosted by ChromeOs without WiFi access?

I can use Chrome to view local node.js/express applications that run locally from Termux/Android on my Samsung Pro Chromebook via the private IP address assigned to local android apps. The private ...
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Can a malicious website access the contents of files on a computer?

This might be paranoid, but if I go to a malicious website, can they tell what is inside a PDF on my desktop or what is inside my images on my hard drive? I have a Chromebook and a Windows machine.
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cpu heavy usage linux mint 19 samsung chromebook 3

Recently, I installed Linux Mint 19 on my chromebook, and after installation, the cpu usage spikes whenever I interact with essentially any application. I tried uninstalling packages, installing tools,...
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A single user on multiple chromebooks cannot use backspace

We have 100+ chromebooks on site and one user (lets call them 'A') has an odd issue of that they cannot use backspace on any chromebook they log in to. The only way I have found that it could happen ...
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Login to chromebook using a local password?

I use a unique 64 character password for my google account, together with 2FA. I have a Chromebook as a secondary computer, but find it really difficult to use as you have to use your google ...
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Google password list recovery

My complete Passwords listing has been lost. My ChromeBook lost all power last nite. When recharged and rebooted all my info including Favorites and ALL my passwords were gone! Checking I found the ...
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Does Chrome OS support passthrough of key combinations for remote desktop connections?

I am considering purchasing a Chromebook/box as a thin client as my primary physical work machine accessing a Windows workstation remotely. Chrome OS may not provide support for any remote desktop ...
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Chromebook and GoToMyPC Android app

I have heard of people using the GoToMyPC Android app on Chromebook but would like to know if it works only on specific hardware. Is there was any sort of special configuration required to get it to ...
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Why is PS1 being physically changed in file, against my will by some outside process?

Really weird thing going on here after enabling Linux on my Chromebook. It's not a deal breaker but it's extremely weird. Why is PS1 always being set to this? \[\033[01;34m\]\u\[\033[00m\]@\[\033[01;...
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How to get a BareMetal x86-64 machine [closed]

I know there is RaspberryPI for bare-metal ARM, but wondering if there is an x86-64 machine in which either (a) it has no operating system preinstalled installed, or (b) you can uninstall the ...
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Why can termius connect to ssh while nassh cannot

I have managed to get sshd running in Termux. I can connect to the sshd server using Termius. I tried to connect using nassh, but I'm getting a "Connection refused" message. Both apps are configured ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for Adobe Reader on ChromeBook/ChromeOs

I am unable to find even the most basic capabilities - starting with PageUp / PageDown. The normal keys for those Alt-UpArrow and Alt-DownArrow only scroll one line - which is exactly what just the ...
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Change password for default keyring in GalliumOS

A friend of mine has installed GalliumOS onto his chromebook, but can't figure out how to set the password for his default keyring. We have found this question, but there is nothing resembling ...
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Can't start xfce4 after installing on my chromebook using crouton

I managed to install xfce on my cromebook using crouton but and i try sudo startxfce4 I get the following ... Fatal server error: (EE) parse_vt_settings: Cannot open /dev/tyy0 (Permission denied) ... ...
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How do I pin a website to the shelf on ChromeOS?

On ChromeOS I can pin apps to the shelf. How can I pin an arbitrary website to the shelf?
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rdp with dual monitors on chromebook

I have an external monitor connected to a chromebook. Is it possible to run an RDP connection that uses both screens? I can do it on a windows system. (The windows rdp client can automatically span ...
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Chromebook - Use VPN only for resources on its network

On Linux mint/Ubuntu when you add a VPN you have a checkbox that says: For our openVPN it means everything with 10.8.0.1/16 uses that VPN route when enabled but everything else uses the default ...
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Google pixelbook Chrome OS Dev channel - I am unable to run programs via linux beta terminal

-bash: /usr/local/bin/anki: Permission denied jhennigfwd@penguin:/usr/local/share/anki$ cd /usr/local/bin jhennigfwd@penguin:/usr/local/bin$ chmod u+x anki jhennigfwd@penguin:/usr/local/bin$ anki anki:...
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Booting GalliumOs on Asus Chromebook 15

I just tried to install GalliumOs on my Acer Chromebook CB3-532. Everything seems to be working but the first boot to GalliumOs from my USB is taking forever and I wanted to know if this is normal. I ...
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Is it possible to run shock wave flash files on Chromebook

I am looking to run swf files no a chromebook is it at all possible, and if so , how?
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Stuck in Efi Shell

Okay so I’ve gotten myself into a bit of a predicament. I recently was attempting to download windows onto my Chromebook, and i found a guide that told me to try the Mr. Chromebook download, which i ...
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DOSBOX for Chrome (OS?) shows up as black screen

I downloaded DOSBOX on my Chromebook and when I loaded it everything was a success till I got past the "hints". After that, everything was just a black screen, and in Chrome OS there are no "Program ...
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Is it okay to charge a chromebook with a different chromebook charger? like a different model chromebook

like a different model chromebook. my teacher has a different type of chromebook and she says if her charge of of her chromebook was connected to my chromebook then it can make the chromebook well. . ...
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How to view and read cached page

I am wondering if there is a way to view a cached page from my insurance benefits. Long story short, they are telling me that my kids were never on the plan, I am certain they were. I viewed my ...
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How can I access MTP devices through the command line on Chrome OS?

The file browser in Chrome OS can access MTP devices just fine, but it is not capable of doing cut-and-paste with files. How can I access MTP devices through the command line on a Chromebook? My ...
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Upping the notifications count limit on a Chromebook

My Chromebook only shows 50 notifications at a time, is there a way to up this limit? I know how to turn off notifications for apps, but that is not what I want.
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Customizing url before adding to the Chromebook shelf

I am using a web application that remembers where I was as part of my account, across computers. For instance, if on one computer I access this (example url): http://example.com/app/area1/page1 And ...
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HP Chromebook G1 device locked by google.com

I got this warning on my Chromebook. How to solve it?
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Chromebook new replacement battery not charging but stuck on 1%

I bought a new battery for my Dell 13 LULU since the old was a bit worn out. However, the new battery cannot charge (above 1%). Disconnecting the power cord and the chromebook dies. There is no ...
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Can I run crouton with startcli and get xserver to run in the background?

I'm working on some live streaming with gstreamer and use the glvideomixer in my pipeline (videomixer is too slow) to mix remote videos on a Chromebook. This all works when I launch crouton with the ...
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How to stop chromebooks sshd? (pixelbook)

I can run the daemon just fine with /usr/sbin/sshd -p 1337 Then I can connect just fine, alternatively I can enable developer mode to start it. But I dont know how to stop it... the command im ...
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Hp 14-ak040wm 14” Chromebook

Can anyone tell me what the write protector bios screw looks like on this device? I have opened the laptop up but I can’t seem to find which of the screws is the bios wp screw.
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chromeos map remote file

Right now if I map a remote file using secure shell everything seems to work, but I cant navigate to the files in the terminal? I have no idea where its mounting the remote file. If I use sshfs that ...
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Chromebook R11 Screen Freezing

I have an Acer R11 Chromebook. Not too long after I got it, I began having two issues that seem related but are distinct. The first issue is that, especially after I open it from sleeping, the ...
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How do I natively run linux on the Chromebook 15 (CB3-532)?

After experimenting with ChromeOS and Crouton, I made the decision to transition my Acer Chromebook 15 (CB3-532) to run just Linux. During my research I realized that I would need to: Enable ...
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Unable to enable developer mode on Pixelbook blocked for GSuite managed device

I have aGSuite enrolled Chromebook (Google Pixelbook) that I no longer want to use with GSuite. Want to now enable Developer Mode and use as a personal device. So I deprovisioned the device in GSuite ...
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Need assistance resetting Samsung 5 Series Chromebooks to factory

Can anyone tell me how to successfully completely reset back to factory mode this model? XE500C21-AZ2US I was told all 5 series had a read/write screw that would allow me to enter developer mode and ...
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Can't connect to any ports of ASUS Chromebook Flip?

I have recently been playing around with my asus chromebook flip (dev mode, crouton, chromebrew) and have run into a problem. I can not connect to any of its ports through through the local wifi ...
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Do Chromebooks that are part of Google's Enterprise Programme work for private individuals?

I'm interested in buying a Chromebook, and have read that the one I am interested in is associated with Google's Enterprise offering. Will this kind of Chromebook still work standalone, or do they ...
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Permission denied on Chromebook even with sudo

When I compile my C++ code on my Chromebook's shell, I get the error bash: ./a.out: Permission denied. This happens even when I run with sudo: sudo: unable to execute ./a.out: Permission denied. Why ...
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How can I track my Chromebook?

According to https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/7177579, you can track a lost Chromebook via the "Find your phone" section of Google My Account. However, my Chromebook doesn't show up there. I'm ...
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How do you get out of MrChromebox FW and back into Chrome OS?

I really need to know how to exit out of UEFI BIOS by MrChromebox. I don't like it and I need it to be deactivated. I can't power wash the chromebook or reset it. I can't even figure out how to reset ...
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Remote lock or wipe of a lost or stolen chromebook?

Is it possible to remote wipe or remote lock a lost chromebook? The procedure is spottily documented, but seems to vary based on account type: Chromebook, consumer gmail account Chromebook, ...
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Ubuntu automatically changes \ to <

I am currently running ubuntu on a chromebook and every time I type a \ it automatically changes to a <. Is there any way to stop this?
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Flashing UEFI firmware on a Chromebook?

I have flashed SeaBIOS on my Acer C710 (Parrot) Chromebook so I can use/install most any OS I want. However, now, I'm trying to install SteamOS on an external HDD but to do that, I have to boot the ...
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How to remove BIOS Write-Protect Screw for HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook

I'm trying to install windows on a HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook, I followed the instruction from How to Install Windows on a Chromebook, I reached the stage when I'm to remove the BIOS Write-Protect ...