Google “Happiness Evangelist” François Beaufort announced on Google+ that a Google intern added support to run Crouton (Chromium OS Universal Chroot Environment) in a Chrome OS Window.
This means people can run the Linux distributions of their choice on Chrome OS Devices in a window without having to jump between virtual terminals, which was the only way to run them before.
Beaufort runs down the steps:
– First, you need to make sure your Chrome Device is in Developer Mode³ (not Dev Channel).
– Install the Crouton Integration Chrome Extension⁴
– Download crouton⁵
– Open a shell with
– Run sudo sh ~/Downloads/crouton t unity,extension
Hat tip to TheNextWeb.
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