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Crouton and Running Linux OS on Chromebook

It is possible to run Linux and other operating systems on a Chromebook. Installing Ubuntu Linux on your Chromebook isn’t as simple as installing...
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How to Install Android Apps on a Chromebook

It is now very easy to install Android apps on a Chromebook. Google has a list of Chromebooks, Chromeboxes and Chromebases supporting Android apps...
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How can I connect a Chromebook to a WPS WiFi router?

WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. ts a wireless networking standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. It works...
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Best Sites for Chromebook Desktop Wallpaper

There are several options for Chromebook desktop wallpaper.  Like Windows and Apple laptops, Chromebooks include plenty of wallpaper options for your desktop. There are...
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Chromebook Stolen – How to disable it or locate it?

Many devices have ways to track them down if they are lost or stolen. Unfortunately, no Chromebooks are equipped with a GPS device which...
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Take a photo with your Chromebook

Almost all of the new Chromebooks have a webcam that will allow you to take pictures. Some are quite good, but some may need...

Delete files from Images, Videos, Audio folder on Chromebook

On Chromebooks that have Play Store enabled, you will now see some new folders if you open the Files app. In the left column,...
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How to disable sleep mode on your Chromebook

Chromebooks will automatically go to sleep by default after 6 minutes of no use. This could be great for some people, but many others...
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Chromebook Task Manager Force Quit

The Chromebook task manager is easy to access. From the desktop, press Shift + Esc and the task manager window will appear at the...

Best Chromebook Extensions

Extensions Name of Extension Type of Extension Link from Chrome Web Store Available Offline? Y/N Notes AdBlock Advertisment blocking http://goo.gl/TMzFR N An easy extension to set up. Automatically updates. Easily block ads and set...

Some Chromebook batteries don’t recharge after prolonged storage

It has been reported that some Chromebook batteries don't recharge after prolonged storage Lithium ion batteries  typically drain slowly when left uncharged for long...
Use Chromebook in Kiosk Mode

How to Setup Chromebox Kiosk

You can use a Chromebox as a kiosk by turning on Single App Kiosk mode for your Chrome app. This mode works best for...

Chromebook Not Updating Correctly

Chromebooks should generally updated automatically by downloading the latest ChromeOS updates from Google. Chrome devices automatically update to the latest version of Chrome OS...
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Enroll Chromebooks on Enterprise Domain

When operating a Chromebook on a school network, it is common to enroll the Chromebook into an Enterprise domain. On a school network, typically...
Use a standard PC keyboard with your Chromebook

Use a standard PC keyboard with your Chromebook

You can use a standard PC keyboard with your Chromebook. This means that any USB keyboard will work with a Chromebook just as it...
Squaretrade Chromebook Insurance Coverage

Squaretrade Chromebook Insurance Coverage

Is it worth it to get Squaretrade insurance coverage on a Chromebook? Many Chromebook users will want to get some extra insurance coverage that...