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Just curious. Why would you want to install any other OS on a Chromebook? Doesn't that defeat the purpose of the device? If you just want Ubuntu to run on a 16GB SSD and 2 GB RAM machine, why not a regular (less expensive) netbook?
 

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@kobe yes I believe it works on the Samsung too. I haven't tried it personally, but I have read about other people doing it on the Samsung Chromebooks.

@cloudyone I still use ChromeOS as the primary OS. I installed Ubuntu so I could use this notebook for programming when traveling.
 

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So you're *adding* Ubuntu, creating a dual-boot machine? That makes sense, if you use Linux for stuff and need it to test things. Making it primary would be silly.
 

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So, I found video made by someone who was able to put ubuntu in it. He says that the 3G doesn't work on it. He has to boot into Chrome OS to be able to do so.

 

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Oh, neat! I was wondering when a full-fledged Linux-y thing would pop up. There's a few Linux distros that focus on cloud computing, but I don't know how useful they'd be on a machine that already focuses on the cloud. :p
 

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I've been too nervous to try so far, but it looks very impressive. Is that the only Linux distro that anyone has seen go the Chromebook route?
 
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