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How to install Linux on a Chromebook (and why you should)

(Source: arstechnica.co.uk)

Chromebooks are one of the most secure devices you can give a non-technical end user, and at a price point few can argue with, but that security comes with a privacy trade off: you have to trust Google, which is part of the NSA’s  699 more words

Technology

Chromebook + Ubuntu = Steam

Don’t try to follow the math in the title, it’s very complex, but if you’d like to play Steam games on your Chromebook, then you’re among friends. 482 more words

Chromebook

Format External Devices for Ubuntu

This is a quick demonstration on formatting your external device for Ubuntu, specific to Crouton Ubuntu installations on Chromebooks. I’ll be using an SD Card and formatting it to ext4 with the partition utility… 263 more words

Chromebook

garlic croutons

Ingredients:
Bread (2 slices cut into small cubes, or however much you want – using this vegan protein bread from MyProtein is very tasty and adds more protein to your salad) 42 more words

Food

Salad with Crispy Chicken and Bacon Croutons

Ingredients:

1 lb chicken breasts
Salt and pepper for seasoning
4 strips bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
2 cups of bread torn into 1” pieces… 203 more words

Recipe

Video editing... On a Chromebook!

Now i know what you’re thinking, Chromebooks are glorified web browsers right? Well… Kinda. So when google launched the first Chromebooks that sentiment rung true but as the operating system has matured it’s gained the abilities to do more! 248 more words

Linux

Setting up Chromebook Flip (C100PA)

最近購入したChromebook Flip (C100PA)がお気に入り。最近すき間時間を使って趣味のコー ドをまた書き始めたので、持ち運びに便利で万が一壊れてもダメージ大にならない価格の laptopを探していてたどり着いた。ちなみに、この文章もFlipのEmacs上で書いている。

Play StoreのBeta版が最初から入っていたので、Androidアプリもそれなりに動く。それ なりと書いたのは、Kodiが自宅のDLNAサーバーを見つけられなかったから。Google Maps やKindleアプリは普通に動いたので、それなりに便利に使っている。

とりあえずcroutonとEmacs環境はお約束として、今までにインストールしたものは、以下の通り。

  • go1.7.5 linux/arm
  • Oracle JDK 1.8.0_121
  • App Engine SDK for Go 1.9.48 (linux x86版をダウンロードしてgoappをbuildし直した)
  • Google Cloud SDK ver 143 (linux x86版のversioned archiveをダウンロード)
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