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How to run Linux and Chrome OS on your Chromebook Simultaneously

Chromebooks are pretty darn handy. Even some hardcore Windows users now acknowledge that a Chromebook might be just what you need for work. But, as great as Chromebooks are, and as much progress as Google has made in getting “Web-only” apps such as Google Docs to work offline, there are still times that you want an application that’s only available off-line such as the LibreOffice office suite or the GIMP photo editor. For those times, it’s darn handy to be able to run a Linux desktop on a Chromebook.

It’s been possible to do that, thanks to the Chromium OS Universal Chroot Environment (Crouton), for some time. But, what you couldn’t do was have a Linux desktop, such as Ubuntu or Debian, on the same screen while you were running Chrome OS.

Now you can.

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