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#1 Supercloud15

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Posted 28 December 2015 - 06:38 AM

So when i first turned this on and started doing commands it told me to set a passphrase, after which it engaged in about 5 minutes of Receiving Validating and Unpacking data. Is this normal? Should i let it do whatever it's doing? I didn't close it in fear i would break my computer.



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Posted 28 December 2015 - 11:42 AM

@Supercloud15, :welcome:  

 

You will have much better luck getting feedback if you post more information.

 

For starters, what is your goal, and are you trying to Dual Boot?

 

Like what is "this"? meaning, what make and model of computer and Version of Chrome OS?

 

What commands did you run?  I assume to gain access to create Partitions to install Linux too.

 

Where did you find these commands? post the link please.

 

Processor Type

 

How much RAM

 

How big of HDD

 

And perhaps most important: Do you have a Backup Image of your system and or Important files if you are trying to dual boot?

 

One of the articles I read said that this process takes Fifteen Minutes, and it erases all your Local Data.

http://www.howtogeek.com/162120/how-to-install-ubuntu-linux-on-your-chromebook-with-crouton/

 

Here is the official Documentation in case you need it

https://www.chromium.org/chromium-os/chromiumos-design-docs/developer-mode

 

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 04:46 AM

Supercloud15,  :welcome: to the Linux section of Bleeping Computer Forums! :thumbup2:

 

If you were to install Chrome by regular download, after signing in, would also need to create a passphrase if one hasn't been, this is how you move your data from one computer to another. Then open Settings > Extensions & place a check in Developer Mode at the top. 

 

Here's the downloads for Chrome, make sure to choose the bit version that matches your OS (usually one of the top two), after clicking 'Download Chrome'. 

 

https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html

 

Should you need further assistance, please let us know. :)

 

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