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Installing Ubuntu on a Chromebook

Setting up Ubuntu on your Chromebook isn't hard to do: here's a simple guide to the steps involved.

By Darien Graham-Smith, 24 Apr 2013 at 16:42

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In order to install Ubuntu, you'll need to put your Chromebook into developer mode and use the command line to download the installation files. This tutorial will show you how.

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User comments

Doesn't work on all chromebooks

This only works on the older chromebooks, I've just set up a new chromebook from samsung which has an ARM processor not an intel. To do this I followed the instructions in http://askubuntu.com/q/254412/7860.

By pjb304 on 9 Aug 2013

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