A few brave tech savvy folks have installed another distribution of Linux next to Chrome OS, but why? In the first of a two part episode we will go over the details of what, why and how users install another Linux on their Chromebooks. We will go over the steps that we are going to follow before returning next week to report on how it all works.
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Why run another Linux distribution next to Chrome OS?
Crouton - link
Chrubuntu - link
Alternative:Chrome OS full shell - link
Compromised physical security. (Verified Boot)
Linux is powerful, and easy to break.
There is a slight possibility for actual harm to your device (running unofficial software can result in things like excess heat, or CPU locks that “burn your device up”).
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