Chromebooks can now run Linux in a window

Chromebooks can now run Linux in a window

Google’s Chrome OS just got a little bit more useful.

Google evangelist François Beaufort posted on Google+ that the Chrome OS now supports running Linux in a window via the Crouton Chrome extension. Before you use the extension, you’ll have to put your Chromebook in Developer Mode.

Prior to today’s announcement, you had to use a virtual terminals and switch back and forth between your Linux distro and Chrome OS. Now it’s in one handy dandy window right there in the main operating system.

Run Crouton in a Chrome OS Window [François Beaufort]

➤ via Gigaom

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