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

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My Chromebook Still says OS Verification is off even though I pressed CTRL+D

I have a HP Chromebook 14a-na0037nr. I recently went into developer mode. And, as I decided to turn off the computer, I decided to press Refresh+Power to restart it. But, it showed the screen that ...
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How do I bypass goguardian? [duplicate]

I tried the powerwash tactic, didn't work. I tried pretty much every tactic known to man. The only thing I haven't tried is hacking and unscrewing the cover and all that. My school is strict as heck ...
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How to run .js script on Chromebook?

I have saved a .js script that enables backing up chrome://flags from DevOps console. Running the .js script directly from console does not work though, and after a bit of research, I see that the ...
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Chromebook linux shell premission to write on SD Card or USB Stick

I just both recently chromebook and I am super satisfied with it. All that I need (VS Code, Expo Go, NodeJS, Python etc.) working perfectly fine without single problem. Only problem that I can't sort ...
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Removing enterprise enrollment from chromebook [duplicate]

I recently moved and my school said I would keep my Chromebook. The only problem is that they left the enterprise enrollment on. They told me to remove it, but I didn't manage. I have an Acer cb5 312t....
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Chromebook Wont boot

My chromebook (4 Years old) wont boot anymore Type: Intel Brasswell Chromebook I put it on the charger no luck. I tried holding the power button still no luck. I tried to plug in a screen still ...
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How to troubleshoot Android connected device (Better Together) enrollment issues on Chromebook (CrOS)?

I've posted this up on the Chromebook Support community forum, but have not received a single answer in three days. I'll copy & paste it here just in case the original thread breaks: I have a T-...
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SSH into Chromebook

I'm attempting to SSH into a Chromebook in developer mode. Here are the steps I've taken: installed and started ssh on port 2223 in the terminal. Confirmed by(copied by hand from the screen): $ sudo ...
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ChromeOS linux show in folder

When I click 'show in folder' in a Linux app running on Chrome OS, Visual Studio Code will be launched. I would much prefer the Chrome OS built in file manager to display the folder. I have found the ...
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Unable to boot into Chromebook after blocking incognito mode

disable incognito mode in ChromeOS (ChromeBook) So i followed this and it works but my Chromebook doesn't boot up after shutdown I recovered the chromebook back to normal using traditional recovery ...
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Where is the hardware write protection screw in an Asus CX1 Chromebook?

I'm trying to install Windows onto my Asus CX1 (CX1500CN) Chromebook, but I cannot find the screw. Even after taking apart the whole laptop, I have yet to find it. Where is the hardware write ...
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Change laptop OS from Chromebook back to Windows 10

For a project at work, we changed the OS on a few ASUS VivoBooks from Windows 10 to Chromebook. Now that the project is over, we need a few of those laptops to use Windows 10 again. How can I reset ...
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How to use the ½ key on a Chromebook with a Scandinavian keyboard layout?

My son has a Dell Chromebook with a Scandinavian keyboard layout. In the upper left, just below the esc button, we have a button with §, | and 1/2 symbol. We have managed to get § and |, but no key ...
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Boot from USB drive on Chromebook Acer C721

I have set my Chromebook Acer C721 in developer mode, and permitted USB booting via sudo crossystem dev_boot_usb=1 dev_boot_legacy=1. Then, after the next reboot, at the developer mode warning, I type ...
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can you use sd card/thumbdrive for app storage on chromebook?

I have a Chromebox with 32 GB M.2 SSD, Chrome OS v97 numerous apps installed and Linux. Apparently I can't install any more apps since it says 31.9 GB (of 32 GB) are in use Is there any way that I can ...
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Can't format SD Card on Chromebook

I'm trying to format a Kano OS Micro SD Card so I can get Raspberry Pi OS on it, but the Files app won't format it and I cannot get the Recovery tool to format it (this is on a school Chromebook that ...
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How do I use rysnc to copy my entire Google Drive to an external hard drive?

I am trying to copy my entire Google drive contents to an external hard drive. I am using rsync with the built in Linux environment on my Chromebook. I do not want to install a third party app on ...
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How do I fix Chromebook touchscreen alignment?

I have a Lenovo Chromebook Duet (10.1"). The touchscreen works, but it is not registering the touches in the right places. For example, when I touch an app on my Chromebook, it will open the app ...
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Can't boot from USB on HP Chromebook -- not "valid" chromeos image

I have a recent Centos bootable USB and a new HP x360 Chromebook with an Intel Core processor i3 1115G4 and model number "14c-cc0013dx". I enabled developer mode and tried to reboot from the ...
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Sockets failing to connect from Chromebook Linux terminal

I'm running the most recent version of ChromeOS and I have had the following problem for about a month. Sockets over ssl (?) generally are failing to connect from the Linux (Beta) terminal environment....
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Computer thinks right arrow key is constantly held down when in roblox

this is my first post. Today, in Roblox, my computer thought the right arrow key was held down. It would start moving the camera in 180's alot. Then, after I pressed it, it stopped. And by the way, I ...
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Kill Linux of Chromebook installed via Linux

Some aplications I need (like VLC player, Office, etc) I instaled via linux beta on my Chromebooks. It works fine most of the time but when one of those processes crashes I can't kill it or restart it ...
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Do chromebook-updates also patch hardware issues?

I recently read about a vulnerability in Mediatek-chipsets (https://research.checkpoint.com/2021/looking-for-vulnerabilities-in-mediatek-audio-dsp/). My chromebook has such a chipset. A solution is ...
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Where is the Write Protection Screw On this Board hp chromebook 14a-na0031wm [closed]

Click Here for Motherboard Picture Please help me if you can tell where the write protection screw is on this board. hp chromebook 14a-na0031wm Thank You
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updating linux. Acer chromebook spin 13

Hi all wonder if you can help. im trying to update my linux in my chromebook terminal with this command sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I get this error . Any help much ...
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Access root parent directory on Chromebook from different computer

I am trying to access all of the files on my Chromebook from a different computer. From the Chromebook, I can access all of the local files that I have created or downloaded, just not the ones that I ...
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shutdown linux vm on chromebook

on any chromebook the context menu on the terminal has an entry "shutdown linux", which really shuts down the vm. same as "vmc stop termina" in crosh. I am looking for a ...
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Can I Turn On the Linux Development Environment on Chromebook as a Guest User

When using my Chromebook as a guest, I do not see the Developers Option under Advanced Settings, as per the documentation. Is this because I am not signed into a google account? I do not see that ...
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Uninstall and reinstall raspberry pi desktop on chromebook

I have a 4GB Raspberry Pi which stopped booting recently. I want to uninstall and reinstall the os so it will boot up fresh. I don't have an adapter, but I do have a chromebook which has an sd card ...
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Ctrl opening new tab

I have a problem with my Chromebook. Every time I hit the Ctrl key it opens a new tab. I am trying to copy and paste for a paper and no matter what I hit with the Ctrl key (or just by itself) it opens ...
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Chromebook to Linux Beta to using it for live streaming on twitch?

I have a Acer N17Q8 Chromebook Spin 11 and i turned on Linux Beta but doesn't seem to have access to sudo nor shell due to error messages in crosh. Any guidelines i should follow on? And i'm actually ...
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Chromebook SysRq on "developer mode is disabled" screen strange behavior

I was working with a Chromebook on which developer mode was disabled, and noticed that the "Developer mode is blocked" screen allows use of the devmode-only SysRq key combinations (SysRq+O ...
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ChromeOS pCloud not working

I am using the pCloud app on a Chromeos device. When I transfer a large file into the pCloud drive in the file manager, it says it is transferring it, and in the Chromeos > Settings > I can see ...
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How to make a bootable flash drive with Windows 10 from Cloudready?

I have a laptop with cloudready (latest version) installed on it. I just bought another laptop without a operating system on it. At the moment i don't have access to a device with windows 10 to make a ...
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Chrome OS: view OS and App update log

I notice apps on Chromebook will automatically download updates, including Malwarebytes and Google Play, for example. I have researched if whether or not I can view these activities in the same way we ...
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Distinguishing between Chrome OS apps and Android apps

I have two versions installed for several apps on my Chromebook, an Android version and a Chrome OS version, e.g. Gmail. How can I identify what type of app I'm selecting? Is it possible to do so ...
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What frequency wifi is my Chromebook connected to?

Is my Chromebook connected to 2.4 Ghz or 5 Ghz wifi? How can I tell? My router has both with the same network name.
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Lenovo 300e 2nd Gen MTK

My school let me keep one of the managed Chromebooks after I transferred to another school. That Chromebook was a Lenovo 300e 2nd Gen Mtk. I'd like to know if there was a way for me to remove ...
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How to increase size of Linux disk in chromebook?

Asus chromebox3 with 8 GB Ram, 32 GB SSD, with Linux Crostini enabled Notification says Linux is low on space so I plug in a blank 8 Gb USB drive (which is recognized and mounted in /mnt/media/...
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Chromebook data lost after password recovery

so my chromebook powered off and then required me to put in my password, which of course I forgot. I went through the password recovery process, and then it got to the point where I had to put in my ...
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What happened to the charging port of the Chromebook?

I wanted to charge my computer with the charger it came with, but it says "low power charger" each time, even though it is the same charger that came with the computer. When I plug it out, ...
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Acer Chromebook spin 511 corrupted bios cant flash

i have a spin 511 that somehow got its bios corrupt beacuse i was trying to bypass it but failed,is there a way to fix it without buying more tools? I tryed to flash the ChromeOS made for it but it ...
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Can you change a mac address on a Chromebook using Linux beta? (mac spoofing)

I know there's a way to change your MAC address temporarily however I can't be bothered having to go to the store to buy a USB to back up my files so I can go into developer mode. So I was wondering, ...
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Use chromebook for students in class?

I have the project of buying cheap laptops for in-class exams. With a quick search on Google: Ubuntu on a Chromebook I found plenty of materials. So, I bought an Asus C204 (it was the cheapest, but ...
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Can't install fonts on Asus Chromebook - no "Fonts" option on Edit menu

I'm trying to install some custom fonts (.otf files) on my wife's Asus Chromebook. Every tutorial I've found says one of two things: either "In Google Docs, go to the Edit menu then choose ...
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My HP chromebook will not stop making this loud chiming noise. How can I fix this?

My Chromebook is a Hp. I don't know what to do.
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How do I unzip a zip file on the chromebook?

I can open some zip files via the file app that is preinstalled on the chromebook, but some zip files just won't open up for me. I don;t understand why, since all the zip files I downloaded a few days ...
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How do I set o365 browser version of Microsoft Excel as the default editor for xlsx files in my Chromebook My Files folder?

Chromebook w/OS v88.x Microsoft 365 Family subscription Situation: I have a file in my Chromebook's My Files folder called 'test.xlsx'. Currently, if I double-click on it, it will open that file in ...
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How to activate and select a USB WiFi dongle in a Chromebook, instead of the built-in device?

Our school-provided HP Chromebook 11 G5 has problems handling video calls over WiFi. Doing some research, I found out that many generic WiFi USB dongles are available and are supposedly compatible ...
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How can I access the browser history on another computer?

I was on a loaner Chromebook while my original one was being fixed. I need to know if I can access the browser history of the loaner now that I am back on my own Chromebook?
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