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Linux apps on a Chromebook

Every Chromebook launched this year will support Linux apps

Google has apparently said that every Chromebook launched in 2019 will support Linux apps, according to an Android Police update on Google I/O 2019.

8 May 2019
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‘Linux for Chromebooks’ May Let Chromebook Owners Choose Which Distro to Use

Last year Google wowed Linux geeks the world over with a feature that lets Chromebook users run desktop Linux apps on Chrome OS. The feature, dubbed ‘Crostini’ at the time, but now known by the […]

12 January 2019
Samsung Series 5 Chromebook with Google Chrome OS

Google Chrome OS hands on; we review Samsung’s first Chromebook

It's not often that a laptop fills a particular purpose gracefully, and Samsung's first laptop running Google's new Chrome OS does a pretty good job. However before you read on, you should first set your expectations. Laptops running Chrome OS, or Chromebooks as they've come to be known, aren't designed to replace your main laptop or desktop computer. They're not targeted at people who want to do everything and anything with a personal computer. They're specifically designed for certain tasks, and they handle these very well, but sometimes you'll be left wondering why obvious features are missing.

15 July 2011