[clug] Standard Linux on Chrome book

Tony Breeds tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Tue Mar 31 17:02:26 MDT 2015

On Wed, Apr 01, 2015 at 09:53:53AM +1100, jm wrote:
> Looking at
> http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2015/03/cortex-a17-chips-allow-arm-chromebooks-to-limbo-down-to-149/
> Got me thinking about using a standard Linux distro on a Chrome book.
> Has anyone tried this? Is it possible to get everything functioning
> correctly? Normally there seems to be problems with getting everything
> working (eg peripherals, sleep modes) on standard laptops with Linux. As
> these laptops are build to work with a Linux based distro already my
> thinking is that this shouldn't be a problem.

D'oh  You just missed Daniel's presentation on just this topic.

short version if you but your chromebook carfully it wont be too hard.

So do your research first.

Yours Tony.
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