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Success! The partition layout is identical to the Cr-48, so these instructions work…

July 22nd, 2011 2 comments

Success! The partition layout is identical to the Cr-48, so these instructions work on the Samsung Chromebook too: http://www.chromium.org/chromium-os/developer-information-for-chrome-os-devices/cr-48-chrome-notebook-developer-information/how-to-boot-ubuntu-on-a-cr-48 but you'll also need to flash the developer firmware as suggested by the login banner after flipping the developer mode switch

Hah! They replaced the graphical developer mode splash screen with an ASCII vers…

July 22nd, 2011 1 comment

Hah! They replaced the graphical developer mode splash screen with an ASCII version!

My new ChromeBook has arrived! Feels like a more polished version of the Cr-48

July 22nd, 2011 7 comments

Wonder if the same process for installing Ubuntu on the Cr-48 will also work for this model, guess I'll find out soon!