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Running Ubuntu on a Google Chromebook

Running Ubuntu on a Google Chromebook

A lot of people have jumped the ship on Google’s first entry to the PC market with it’s Chromebooks. A big part of the success is probably due to the low cost and reasonable good design of the machines. However, being a Chromebook running Google’s own spin of Linux which is called Chrome OS it


ReKonq Gaining Chrome Extension Support, Still Sponsored By Blue Systems

It’s been just a little over a year since the mystical Blue Systems started sponsoring development of ReKonq.  Blue Systems is second only to the KDE e.V. in platform investment, sponsoring not only numerous core applications, but multiple distributions as well.  ReKonq has come a long way since 0.9.2 (May 2012) and with the help


Lenovo Enters The Chromebook Game, Lends Credibility

ThinkPad X131e Chromebook The Chromebook is now officially 2 years old, with the original model CR-48 officially long-in-the-tooth and left behind.  After the initially testing period of the CR-48, Samsung and Acer have made their best, and different efforts at selling the platform for outrageously low prices.  Since the release of Samsung and Acer’s latest


Is Google Burying Firefox With User Agent Strings?

What’s The Story? I’ve been using Google Chrome for Linux since it was first made available.  I use Gmail, Google Docs (now Drive), Google Plus, Google Adsense, Google Analytics, Google Music, and many more.  I am the original owner of an original CR-48 Chromebook, having received mine way back in Dec. 2010.  I promote Google


Google Screenwise: Your Privacy Is Worth $25.

“If there was hope, it must lie in the proles, because only there, in those swarming disregarded masses, eighty-five percent of the population of Oceania, could the force to destroy the Party ever be generated.”  — Orwell, 1984 Google’s new program “Screenwise” aims to watch your browsing habitats in an unlimited and unmitigated fashion for


Chrome For Android Beta Released, Torments Gingerbread Users

It’s been blogged about, hinted at, and begged for, and now finally it’s here: today Google has released Chrome for Android. Unfortunately, it probably doesn’t run on your phone. In a move that’s more disappointing than surprising, Chrome for Android currently only works on phones and tablets running Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich”, the latest release


Google Chrome Getting a Terminal Soon!

In a message at src.chromium.org, the open-source parent to Google’s Chrome browser, user Rginda posted the following: Log Message: Initial landing of Screen, Terminal, and VT100 classes. Some of this code is based on Cory Maccarrone’s html terminal, developed internally in Google as part of a different project. Thanks to Cory for allowing us to