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Chrome OS is an operating system designed primarily for running web applications.

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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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Chromebook Missing kernel

I have an Acer C771 chromebook that I tried to install GalliumOS on, and I couldn’t get the installer to work, so I tried to go back to chrome os to try installing it using chrx, but I think I did ...
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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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sending dbus message from chromeOS to Concierge/Cicerone shows error

i am trying to send a dbus message within the chromeos terminal to actually shutdown the vm. there is a dbus-api for that either https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromiumos/platform/system_api/+/...
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Chrome OS on Chuwi Aerobook - no Audio - probably deleted audio drivers

Hi i have unmuted alsamixer all is up even pc audio controls No audio on PC at all, how can i fix this problem ? I installed cloudready chromeos on chuwi and there is a linux shell in it I also tried ...
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File Paths in Chrome OS [duplicate]

I want to open some files in the browser using the file:// protocol. However, I do not think that you can get file paths in the default chrome os file explorer. If you can, I do not know how to do ...
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How to configure mouse actions on a linux system?

If the question sounded simple, let me specify: I'm using Chrome OS, which is a heavily modified Gentoo distribution, but I have dev mode enabled so i am able to do most things, and in theory ...
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How do I hide the Grub menu on Chromium OS?

I was change ‘set timeout =2’ to ‘set timeout = 0’ in grub.cfg but I can not hide Grub menu on chromium os (arnoldthebat) Here's the grub.cfg: defaultA=0 defaultB=1 gptpriority $grubdisk 2 prioA ...
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Where are Chrome OS release notes published?

Where can I read Chrome OS official release notes? I searched but I could only find https://www.google.com/chromebook/whatsnew/ which is updated less regularly than once per release.
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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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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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How do I boot into developer mode on Lenovo 500e Chromebook 2nd Gen when device management blocks it

I have a Lenovo Chromebook 500e 2nd gen which I need to boot into developer mode, but a device management blocks it. I bought the chromebook secondhand but it has a device management on it which ...
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How to fix “/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found”?

When I tried to compile chromeos_unittests of chromium, these errors showed: ❯ autoninja -C out/Cros/ chromeos_unittests ninja: Entering directory `out/Cros/' [0/1] Regenerating ninja files [10299/...
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How does Google Chrome live caption work

I would like to know if live caption downloads any of the captions onto your computer as it performs the service. Secondly, when I switched on live caption it downloaded something before it started ...
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how can i install and use eclipse for java development in hp chromebook

Actually there is no enough storage to install eclipse in my hp chrome book. Only 8 GB memory space is remaining and also I couldn't find the way to download and install eclipse for chrome OS.Is there ...
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Does chromeos perform file clean up when in developer mode?

I have a chromebook which I have put into developer mode. Everytime it starts up it shows the warning screen saying os verification is off and I press Ctrl+D to continue. I started playing with a ...
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Boot USB from Chrome OS not working

I managed to set up developer mode from my Chromebook from this guide. All went well except that I cannot boot from USB when on the OS Verification screen, the only command that works is CTRL + D ...
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Boot Linux USB from Chromebook without wiping existing Chrome OS

I want to know if there's a way to boot Linux USB from Chromebook without wiping existing Chrome OS? The general experience with a standard laptop or PC is you plug into a PC then just boot from USB ...
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How do you force a Chrome app to run on a new tab?

I'm working on a Chrome App that I need to run (force) in a tab. The normal behavior of the app is to run in full screen or run as a separate window. What can be done to force it to run in a new tab?
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How to get Android App error logs from Chrome OS

I'm testing a Chrome OS app (NoMachine, a remote desktop client, and actually an Android app) that just closes upon trying to connect. I need to check the errors which cause the Android App to crash ...
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Is there any way to run X11 Apps DIRECTLY from chromeOS without Linux Subsystem

I was just wondering if I can run Linux apps on ChromeOS natively. ChromeOS, as of my knowledge, is based on Linux, specifically, Gentoo as Wikipedia says. So, it can basically run any Linux apps that ...
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GCPW Integration with AD Via GCDS

Morning Hivemind, We have been playing with the idea of deploying GCPW on our windows machines for simpler sign-in as well as the SSO capabilities with apps like Google Drive for Desktop (Old Google ...
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Chromebook Bootloader Broken?

I want to be able to install linux mint onto my chromebook to dual boot and I enabled developer mode and all the other settings (crossystem usb boot) and I shutdown the chromebook and boot it up, I ...
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Hebrew transliteration keyboard quit working

I use the transliteration keyboard because it's makes more sense for me than trying to learn the standard layout. For some reason recently the Hebrew transliteration keyboard quit working. It just ...
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Google chrome os fake video capture flag chrome://flags/#use-fake-device-for-media-stream

I have been trying to figure out how to use the chrome://flags/#use-fake-device-for-media-stream flag. How do I provide the fake video capture. Is it not possible without developer mode enabled? I ...
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How Do I download a Chrome OS version older than 75?

I am trying to download an old chromebook recovery image to test some things and https://cros.tech/ only supports down to chrome os 75. The recovery image I need is like a chrome os 70 (Or as old as ...
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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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Chromebook starts with magnified screen

My son's HP Chromebook from school has 2 accounts. The one he's supposed to use goes to a massively magnified screen, the only time I see anything is when I move the cursor to the upper left corner of ...
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Linux backup restore not working

I got errors yesterday from my Linux terminal, but I backed up my files from Linux and then uninstalled and reinstalled Linux. Then, I am trying to restore the Linux files from the .tini file I got. ...
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How to fix the terminal and Linux files for error 20 on a chromebook

Today, I was trying to access the terminal and Linux files for Linux, but it suddenly all crashed! I got crosh (press ctrl-alt-t on chrome to get there) to act as my terminal with the code "vsh ...
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no sound, mic, cameras after installing ChromeOS on rubbish windows laptop-tablet

I thought it would be worth the risk of completely wiping my windows laptop-tablet (iOTA One, model: 2120) that was ultra slow and practically unusable and installing chromeOS on it (actually cloud-...
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Create bootable windows 10 USB from chrome OS

So my PC crashed a couple days ago and I need to run a clean install of windows 10 from a bootable USB. The only other computer I have to work with is a Chrome OS, and I can't seem to find clear ...
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Icon shortcut on google pixelbook to Pycharm won't run

Closed. This question does not meet Stack Overflow guidelines. It is not currently accepting answers. We don’t allow questions about general computing hardware and software on Stack Overflow. You can ...
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Installing Chromium OS on newly built computer

I am wondering if I can install Chromium OS on my computer that I have just built that currently has no operating system yet. So basically, I'm wondering if Chromium OS can be installed on a computer ...
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How to run ChromeOS apps on Linux?

Is it possible to run ChromeOS apps on Linux? I tried searching it in my browser but only "How to run Linux apps on ChromeOS?" appeared in results. ChromeOS is just Google's Linux distro so ...
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How do I revert the image burning done on my pendrive using Rufus?

Recently, I burned an image of chromium OS into my 32 GB SanDisk pen drive. Now, I am unable to find my pen drive or any of its details in the file manager. I am on Windows 8.1, and wish to revert my ...
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Possibility of turning a Chromebook to a NAS system?

Recently, I have received a ~$300 Chromebook for free, however it's barely useable for my daily routine. Lenovo 100e specs. Always wanted a network drive for backup and family storage, so I was ...
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How to wipe Chrome OS partition from Dual Booted Acer c720

Ok, I have a dualbooted Acer c720, with Chrome OS and Gallium OS. Gallium OS supports steam. I have been able to use blender on the Gallium OS partition. However, I want more space for projects. Is ...
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Can't see internal hard drive on Chrome OS

I have 3 internal hard drive (1 SSD for my Windows installation and 2 for data) and 1 external hard drive I have install Chrome OS from Brunch project into a external hard drive. And when i launch ...
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How to enable function keys on external keyboard only?

I'm using a Chromebook Pixelbook attached to a standard external keyboard. The top-row keys on the Pixelbook keyboard have special functions, eg. change volume or brightness etc. This is great on the ...
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How can I change my partition type? From ext2 to exFAT (or ext4)

I would like to convert a ext2 partition to exFAT or ext4, doesn't matter which, using the command line, preferably via sudo parted; how can I do this? I am running CloudReady Home Edition off a USB ...
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How to access more than 4gb from a bootable ChromeOS USB image?

I've created a bootable Neverware Chromium OS image on a 64gb usb stick. I expected to see the full 64gb available from the ChromeOS file explorer, but it only shows 2gb free. I suspect this has ...
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How to open ROM files using SWF on Chromebook. (Specifically .nes and .gba right now)

I have a collection of .gba and .nes files that I would like to play on a Chromebook. This Chromebook is managed, And while I am allowed to use it however I want, I can't download APK files and stuff. ...
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How to change keyboard shortcuts in ChromeOS?

I'm using a Chromebook as a development system (sort of), and part of that means I'm afflicted with emacs key bindings, which in some cases conflict with existing key bindings, such as Ctrl+Space for ...
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arc_ network interfaces in ChromeOS

I have a Chromebook and if I open chrome://system/ in the Chromebrowser and expand the part ifconfig, then I see some trivial interfaces like eth0 or wlan0 and some mysterious interfaces like arc_eth0 ...
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To which wireless access point is my Chromebook connected?

In my house I have three wireless access points (192.168.88.247, 192.168.88.253, 192.168.88.254) all connected to the same router/modem (192.168.88.1). For convenience, all three access points share ...
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How can I get ChromeOS/Linux to play nicely with localhost, VirtualHosts and local storage?

I'm pretty new to Linux and using localhost having really only developed using a self hosted, browser based IDE on a live site up until now. Using a Chromebook(v84, regular channel, Debian 10 Buster), ...

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