Linux Apps on Chromebooks with Crostini. Inkscape, GIMP, Firefox and more!

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If you have a supported device, like the Google Pixelbook, you can switch to the Dev Channel and install Linux apps on your Chromebook. I show you how it’s …

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5 thoughts on “Linux Apps on Chromebooks with Crostini. Inkscape, GIMP, Firefox and more!

  • July 29, 2018 at 5:29 pm
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    Excellent intro to Crostini!
    Might need to add a Boolean field into the Chromebook Comparison page : "Supports Linux".
    https://www.xda-developers.com/chromebooks-linux-app-support/

    By the way – thanks for the comparison page! it helped me out when picking a chromebook for my parents! (although I'd rather it include a yes-no for "USB-A" than "USB-C") Supporting Crostini is one of the reasons I picked the Flip C101… mom sure loves her Tux Racer!

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  • July 29, 2018 at 5:29 pm
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    Would be interesting if you could install handbrake and rip a DVD or play a DVD or CD from a chromebook using Linux software. You would probably need a external optical drive.

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  • July 29, 2018 at 5:29 pm
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    O hai, it would be great to find the easiest way to add fonts that Inkscape and Gimp can see. Also, installing Atom editor would be nice.

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  • July 29, 2018 at 5:29 pm
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    "Downloaded from the Internet" not really a great idea. Stick with labelled public domain or licensed sources. Just a word to the wise. Nice video walkthrough, btw.

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  • July 29, 2018 at 5:29 pm
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    Thanks for posting this vid. Would like to see you install any photo scanning software such as for a canon lide type flatbed scanner. cheers…

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