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connecting windows share to chrome os

On my home network, I have a repurposed 2012 R2 Server, multiple Windows laptops and some Chromebooks. All on the same network. TP-Link wireless router. Archer A9 v6.0. Server is plugged in directly ...
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How can i run chromium browser from terminal in Openfyde OR Chormium OS

I am using OpenFyde / Chromium OS and I need to run the Chromium browser from the terminal. Specifically, I want to open Chromium with certain parameters like setting the zoom factor and starting in ...
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ChromeOS - after update, segmentation fault for all shell commands

My current version: That's what I'm getting when I type shell in ChromeOS terminal (Ctrl + Alt +T): I also noticed I'm not able to use any command, for example: What can I do to fix that? Without ...
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How to correct mouse pointer misalignment in screen recording on external 4K display in ChromeOS?

Problem: The mouse cursor is in the wrong position on screen recordings I make with my Chromebook but only when the recording is done of my external monitor. Take a look: This is a high DPI 4K ...
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Is there any way to recover or reinstall ChromeOS after accidentally running “rm -rf /”

I use developer mode on my Chromebook. At the time, I was so sleep deprived, I somehow managed to rm -rf / in the console. I have probably lost a lot on there, it was pretty old. Is there any way to ...
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How to start Linux applications automatically start on Chromebook

I hope that maybe someone has tried it, maybe there is someone who has experience in Linux, maybe there is also someone who has experience in Chromebook Please, all the answers and suggestions here ...
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How to make the Chromebook's Linux VM terminal run automatically when booting/booting up?

enter image description here How to make the Chromebook's Linux VM terminal run automatically when booting/booting up?. I hope that maybe someone has tried it, maybe there is someone who has ...
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How to use a thermal printer on a Chromebook?

If I test it using an application called Test Bluetooth Printer which I downloaded from the Play Store, it works, but if I use the Google Chrome browser on my Chromebook, it doesn't detect my thermal ...
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How to make XAMPP/LAMPP on a Linux Chromebook automatically start or turn on?

How to make XAMPP/LAMPP on a Linux Chromebook automatically start or turn on when the Chromebook/device is turned on? I hope that maybe someone has tried it, maybe there is someone who has experience ...
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ChromeOS volume keys not working for Apple Magic Trackpad 2

The volume, brightness, audio control, etc. buttons all work fine when using the Apple Magic Keyboard 1 with ChromeOS. However, if I plug in an Apple Magic Keyboard 2 (the one with TouchID) keyboard, ...
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Start browser on chromium os at system startup

I am trying to start the browser and have it load a certain page when the system starts, but I have not yet been able to find a solution. I am using Chromiun OS on a raspberry PI 4. Does anyone have ...
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stop google-chromebook from repeatedly opening "Fix Issues with Business Messages" support page

I have a ~4 year old Google Model C0A Chromebook that repeatedly opens an error message in a new window, especially when using gmail composer or linkedin chat. It seems to be spontaneous and can ...
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Edge for Business stuck on "setting up sync" when using on Linux enviroment in ChromeOS

I'm using Edge for Business inside Linux environment installed on ChromeOS on my Acer Chromebook 315. I've logged into my AAD Microsoft account by linking Edge to profile. The profile on AAD server ...
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Change Trackpoint cursor speed on ChromeOS

On my Lenovo's Chromebook that has a Trackpoint in addition to a trackpad, on ChromeOS' setting for "Touchpad". Changing the speed there does change the speed of touchpad, but not the ...
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How do I fix "Sudo commands will not succeed by default" on chromeOS Crosh Shell

I have been trying to install SeaBios for Ubuntu, and all of them say I need to use Crosh Shell, every time I try to use it though it says "Sudo commands won't succeed by default" how can I ...
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is there a command line in ChromeOS which is equivilent to the terminal in linux

The terminal(penguin) in ChromeOS is just a VM which does not really seem to effect the chromeos it self. And then you got crosh which does not save things after you close it. So is there a full ...
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Is there is any Alt + F4 alternative in Chrome OS or Chrome OS Flex?

In windows or other Linux based distributions, we can press Alt + F4 to close any application or to shut down overall PC as shutdown menu appear by it. I know Ctrl + W shortcut, but it is only work ...
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Why am I getting blurred fonts in Linux apps in ChromeOS?

I have 4k monitor connected and on ChromeOS itself fonts look excellent and sharp: But all apps running on Linux VM has ugly, blurred fonts: Is there any way make fonts for Linux apps rendered the ...
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Does Linux on chromeOS have desktop environments?

Ive been trying to figure this out for a while and really need some help with knowing. Im using a ARM64 lenovo duet 5
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Wget starts fine but gets locked out on chromebook. Why?

Did I try to connect to something I shouldn't have, locking wget out until reboot? On a chromebook, enable Debian, and use apt to install wget. Then if we do $ wget http://www.example.com/ -O /tmp/x --...
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No Protocol Specified. Error: Can't open display. How do I resolve this?

I have installed Chrome OS Flex on my PC, which runs great, and I have turned on and installed Linux via the Developer menu in Settings. The problem is that I cannot run installed Linux applications. ...
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OpenVPN+xfreerdp works on Linux Mint but not on ChromeOS - how to debug?

I work from home and use openvpn to connect to company network, then use xfreerdp to connect to my workstation. It works on Linux Mint. When I copied all the files to my Chromebook, installed the same ...
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How might one be able to properly use Recovery Mode on my Chromebook?

I was wondering how it might be possible to properly use Recovery Mode on my Chromebook. Whenever I went into Recovery Mode, the main screen was always telling me; "Use an 8GB or more USB." ...
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How do I ensure the hidden WIFI network is remembered on ChromeOS Flex after rebooting?

Using ChromeOS Flex on an older Toshiba laptop. Every time I power down/reboot and login, the hidden WIFI network is not reconnecting, and it is not in the list of WIFI networks to choose from (other ...
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How would I improve/enable audio on games running through crosh?

Using Chromebrew on my Acer Spin 713, I installed Flatpak with crew install flatpak. Using Flatpak, I installed Lutris and it runs great. I ran into the issue of game execution, but I just remounted ...
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Manually Set the Date and Time on a Chromebook (ChromeOS 111)

I have a 13" Lenovo Flex 5 (2022) Chromebook, running ChromeOS 111 and I need to be able to manually set the date and time. From internet searches, I found that I should be able to use the ...
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Setup a USB to prompt to go to a site

I was exploring all the Chrome URLs on my Chromebook, and I stumbled upon the USB internals. I saw that there was an option to add a test device. As curious as I was, I created one, noticing that ...
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Epson TM-T88VI Receipt Printer with ChromeOS

I am aware this is a niche topic but I will try to explain this as clearly and concisely as possible. I manage multiple Chromebooks and on some of these devices they will be processing transactions ...
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Windows 11 installation media creation on chromebooks [closed]

how do i create a windows recovery media on a chromebook The ISO has a file that is more than 4 gig
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How to find WiFi password of all available networks on Chromebook crosh?

I have a wifi password I need to find, but how can I do something where I can find the WiFi password for all available networks?
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Is there a way to bypass Enterprise Enrollment Chrome OS DELL 3100 [duplicate]

Chrome OS BOOT UP SCREEN When I POWERWASH my MANAGED Chromebook I can't bypass the Wi-Fi setup screen. Which automatically enrolls my Chromebook to my school but I don't want to take apart my ...
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Chromebook cannot connect to local server/ private network address ("This site cannot be reached")

I need some networking and chromebook help... I bought a Chromebook,... I connected it to the local wifi network.,. this is composed of My main computer (web server #1) and a raspberry pi running pi-...
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Where is the BIOS write protection screw in the HP Chromebook 14-db0500sa? [duplicate]

I am trying to completely trash my Chromebook and install linux mint on it instead of ChromeOS. I have followed some tutorials on similar HP Chromebooks. I have removed what I think is the write-...
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How do I change the units for measured distances in Google Maps on ChromeOS?

In the Google Maps app included with ChromeOS, the "Measure Distance" feature seems to always want to use miles no matter where you're at. How do you change this?
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What file types can a chromebook run?

Considering that on my school chromebook, (.exe, .targz, .rar, etc) file types cannot be run, i want to know what filetypes the apps are from in the playstore, since i do not have direct access to ...
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Does CrOS have an equivalent to Window's Task Manager/Process Explorer, in the context of hung system remediation?

So in Windows, when the system starts to hang and say, .e.g., folders are stuck in unresponsive state. We can invoke Task Manager/Process Explorer directly via shortcut input Alt+Ctrl+Del, kill ...
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How to change drive numbers in Windows?

I installed a dualboot of Chrome OS and Windows on my laptop. But whenever I create a partition in Windows (with any partitioning tools), the drive number will be messed up and result in unbootable. ...
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Chrome OS Version 105 cannot eject CD on old MacBook Pro

I have an old MacBook Pro (2013 model), a supported laptop of Chrome OS, installed with Chrome OS Version 105.0.5195.112. I inserted a CD-ROM into the laptop, but the Files app in the Chrome OS does ...
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ChromeOS: How to go to last (or nth last) window?

When I click the Chrome Icon, I can see a sorted list (creation time) of Chrome Windows. What's an easy way to Alt-Tab to the chosen window (eg the last one)? (The order shown when I hit Alt-Tab is of ...
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Word (.docx) document not opening in Chrome

I opened a link my teacher provided to do an assignment, this link opened a Google word document (.docx). When I was finished I downloaded the assignment. This was all done on my Google Chromebook. ...
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Copying and pasting between ChromeOS and Linux X11 apps

Running Linux on ChromeOS in developer mode, it is simple to run xterm. I simply install it with apt and then execute it, and the window seamlessly opens on the ChromeOS desktop. What is not simple is ...
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L2TP/IPsec VPN on Chromeos but don't forward all traffic

I configuered a L2TP/IPsec VPN on a chromebook (version 102) to connect to my company network. But now all traffic is redirected through the vpn which is a bottleneck for teams and other services. ...
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Chrome OS Developer Options Root Password

I'm trying to flash a custom UEFI system or BIOS to my Chromebook (Lenovo c330) and I ran the command in the Shell in Crosh and it asked me for my password. I entered the password for my Google ...
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Grub2win is showing a bunch of errors while trying to dual boot ChromeOS

I tried to install chromeos using this guide I did exactly everything except the step at 5:34 because it didn't show for me and continued to the end,when booting to grub2win and trying to start ...
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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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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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How safe is it to install chrome OS flex in a usb without affecting your main system?

So I have windows 7 (Ik, I have ancient PC), I have installed Kali Linux through a bootable USB before. I installed chrome OS using their official site and following the instructions but my whole PC ...
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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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mount operation not permitted in ChromeOS developer mode

I want to install texlive on my Chromebook by enabling the builtin developer mode of ChromeOS, which runs debian on a virtual machine. So, I downloaded the ISO file of texlive from here. The problem ...
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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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