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The Biggest Chromebook You Can Buy Is Extremely Basic

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It might seem like an antithesis to the way you should be using a Chromebook, but the decidedly ginormous Acer Chromebook 317 is best used while sitting at a desk. And really, that’s the point behind the world’s first 17-inch Chromebook.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/the-biggest-chromebook-you-can-buy-is-extremely-basic-1847310763
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Florence Ion

How to Use Do Not Disturb on Chromebook to Silence Notifications

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It’s easy to get overwhelmed on your Chromebook or Chromebox with notifications from websites, any Android apps you may have installed, and even mirrored texts from your connected Android phone. Thankfully, with Chrome OS’s “Do Not Disturb” mode, you can silence them in an instant.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/728153/how-to-use-do-not-disturb-on-chromebook-to-silence-notifications/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Shubham Agarwal

How to Install Signal for Desktop on a Chromebook

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Signal, the secure encrypted messenger app, doesn’t offer an app for Chromebooks. The Android version won’t run on Chromebooks, either—but, by using the Chrome OS Linux subsystem, you can easily install and use Signal. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/730644/how-to-install-signal-for-desktop-on-a-chromebook/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave McKay

After Three Years, Linux Apps on Chromebooks are Finally Breaking Out of Beta

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When Linux app support landed on Chrome OS in 2018, the feature was incredibly unstable. Most apps didn’t work, and those that did were buggy and missing sound or graphical elements. But the Linux Development Environment for Chrome OS, nicknamed Crostini, finally works well enough to lose its “beta” moniker.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/84333/after-three-years-linux-apps-on-chromebooks-are-finally-breaking-out-of-beta/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Heinzman

How to Install the Tor Browser on a Chromebook

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The Tor Project says that you can’t run the full version of the anonymizing Tor browser on a Chromebook. But, by using your Chromebook’s Linux subsystem, you can install and use it very easily. Here’s how.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/723967/how-to-install-the-tor-browser-on-a-chromebook/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Dave McKay

How to Use Function Keys on a Chromebook Keyboard

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Computer keyboards are all pretty similar, but Chromebooks break the mold. Instead of the typical function keys, there’s a row of keys for specific Chrome OS functions. However, the function keys are still present if you know where to look.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/713365/how-to-use-function-keys-on-a-chromebook-keyboard/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

How to Run a Diagnostic Scan on your Chromebook

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People tend to use their computers longer than other gadgets in their life, which means it’s important to keep an eye on the device’s health. Chromebooks have a handy “Diagnostics” app that makes this super easy to do.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/724503/how-to-run-a-diagnostic-scan-on-your-chromebook/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

Use These Apps to Make Windows 10 Feel Like a Chromebook

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Nothing against Windows 10, but if you want to simplify it a bit by giving it the Chromebook treatment—tweaking various settings and UI elements to make them a bit easier to deal with, or simply integrating some of a Chromebook’s more useful features directly into Windows 10 itself—nobody is going to give you any…

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Source: https://lifehacker.com/use-these-apps-to-make-windows-10-feel-like-a-chromeboo-1846629387
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Murphy on Lifehacker, shared by Andrew Couts to Gizmodo

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