Chromium OS Universal Chroot Environment (by dnschneid)

Crouton Alternatives

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  • select ubuntu release
    2 projects | | 31 Jan 2023
  • Question about usage on a chromebook
    4 projects | | 30 Nov 2022
    IMO if you want to do this you'll need to install Ubuntu(or another fully-fledged Linux distro) on your Chromebook using either Crouton, Breath, or by flashing a Coreboot firmware and installing Linux on the hardware, then using the instructions for regular Linux. If you flash a Coreboot firmware you will in some ways un-Google the device and won't be able to use regular ChromeOS anymore unless you return to a stock firmware.
  • cant seem to get xiwi to connect to my extension and without the extension it cant run kali
    2 projects | | 15 Nov 2022
    This was in the Issue 4830 discussion (
    2 projects | | 15 Nov 2022
  • Issues with crouton
    2 projects | | 9 Nov 2022
    Then, I thought that those apps can be run on Linux Ubuntu. So I installed crouton using this quite well written ReadMe
  • Functional difference between terminals?
    2 projects | | 5 Nov 2022
    Because it's not intended that ChromeOS users should need to modify the base operating system (e.g. to install software), it doesn't come with a package manager like apt or emerge. (However, you can install one if you want using something like Chromebrew* or Crouton*.)
  • Linux on cheomebook
    2 projects | | 10 Sep 2022
  • Low-hanging fruit: Framework Chromebooks
    2 projects | | 6 Aug 2022
    People like myself in that small demographic didn't buy them because of ChromeOS, they were purchased because of crouton -
  • startgnome fails on focal due to connection to X Server lost
    2 projects | | 27 Jul 2022
    X.Org X Server 1.20.13 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating System: linux Ubuntu Current Operating System: Linux localhost 3.8,11 #1 SMP Thu Aug 16 16:09:57 PDT 2018 x86 64 Kernel command line: cros_seCUre console= loglevel=7 init/sbin/init cros_secure oops=paniC panic=-1 root=/dey/dm-1 rootwait ro dm verity.error behavior=3 dm_verity.max bios=-1 dm_verity.dev_wait=1 dm="2 vboot none ro 1,0 2579200 bootcache PARTUUID=783ca97b-7f62-644f-af46-397211919913/PARTNROFF=1 2579200 ac9bea02c90373354a11c2565dfb295d 2dcf3a8 512 20000 100000, yroot none ro 1,0 2539520 verity payload=254:0 hashtree=254:0 hashstart=2539520 alg=shal root_hexdigest=38e537fab8f49d259fa3a9bca50cf2301b57a505 salt-e22033e655244a59d225f6361246fa8bc26a0f30b7e32cdcac1c37cb999e9def" noinitrd cursor default=0 kern_guid=783ca97b-7162-644f-af46-397211919413 add_efi_memmap boot-local noresume noswap 1915.modeset=1 tpm tis.force=1 tmp tis.interrupts=0 nmi_watchdog=panic,lapic iTCO_vendor_support,vendorsupport=3 Build Date: 06 July 2022 01:53:24PM xorg-server 2:1.20.13-1ubuntu1~20.04.3 (For technical support please see Current version of pixman: 0.38.4 Before reporting problems, check to make sure that you have the latest version. Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting, (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational, (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown. (++) Log file: "/tmp/Xorg.crouton.1.log", Time: Tue Jul 26 16:45:27 2022 (==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d" Error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownMethod: Method "ReleaseDisplayOwnership" with signature "" on interface "org.chromium.LibCrosServiceInterface" doesn't exist
    2 projects | | 27 Jul 2022
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