How to run Linux and Chrome OS on your Chromebook

Love your Chromebook, but want to run Linux programs too? Now you can

Ubuntu Xfce and Chrome OS running simultaneously
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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 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.

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