[chirp_users] chirp on Chromebook

Jerry jriechert at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 16:02:51 PDT 2018


They are rolling out Linux support to some of the Chromebooks. I don't
know, yet, if it will come to my Asus C302CA with m3-6y30 processor. That
would be the way to go if it does.
-- 
Jerry R
W7JER

On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 11:38 AM Aubrey Turner <aubrey.c.turner at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Here's how to run Linux apps on Chromebook (if you have the requisite
> version of ChromeOS, etc.)
>
>
> https://www.howtogeek.com/363331/how-to-set-up-and-use-linux-apps-on-chrome-os/
>
> Also found an old (2 years old) Reddit article where someone mentions in
> passing running CHIRP using Crouton on a Chromebook (and that it was
> working for them).  Crouton lets you run Linux apps on ChromeOS.  But
> its function has been rolled into ChromeOS now (see the link above).
>
>
>
> On 10/25/2018 01:24 PM, Peter wrote:
> > There are lots of different ways to *try* to run Windows software on a
> > Chromebook:
> >
> >
> https://www.howtogeek.com/173353/how-to-run-windows-software-on-a-chromebook/
> >
> > ... My guess is that none will work well with regards to accessing the
> > USB port on the device.
> >
> > I am a VMware Workstation owner since version 2.04, and a Connectix
> > Virtual PC user on Macintosh since long before Microsoft bought that
> > product and sold a version for the Wintel platform. IIRC, USB port
> > sharing was not in the original feature set for either product.  So the
> > virtual machine based solutions in that article may not provide any
> > access to your radio.
> >
> > Anyway, based on that article, you'll have more options with an Intel
> > (vs. ARM) based Chromebook.  In which case, maybe install Windows there
> > instead?
> >
> > https://www.howtogeek.com/278953/how-to-install-windows-on-a-chromebook/
> >
> >
> > On 10/25/2018 11:08 AM, Aubrey Turner wrote:
> >> Chromebooks can run Linux apps now (or at least some of them can).
> >> I've not tried it, though (I have a really old Chromebook).  But if
> >> you want to run CHIRP on a Chromebook, that seems like the most likely
> >> way to do so.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 10/25/2018 12:48 PM, Dennis Wage wrote:
> >>> I don’t think you can install anything on a Chromebook.  I’ll find
> >>> out though.
> >>>
> >>> On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 12:32 PM Jerry <jriechert at gmail.com
> >>> <mailto:jriechert at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>      Ay of you running C
> >>>      Are any of you running chirp on a recent Chromebook?. All the
> >>>      searching I've done brings up results from a year or more ago.
> >>>      I'm assuming that installing some version of wine is still the
> >>>      way to go. Suggestions on how to proceed greatly appreciated.
> >>>
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